Guide to the Feibusch family papers
1992.1005

Summary Information

Repository
Tauber Holocaust Library
Title
Feibusch family papers
ID
1992.1005
Date [inclusive]
1945-1946
Extent
1.0 Folder(s) comprising two photos and two letters
Language
English
Mixed materials [Folder]
Archives Box 8
Abstract
The Feibusch family papers comprise post-war correspondence to the Feibusch family from refugee organizations regarding the fate of their family friends - Irene, Adolf and Jacob Baecker. Also included are two photographs of a young girl and young man, presumably Irene Baecker and Adolf Baecker.

Preferred Citation note

Feibusch family papers - 1992.1005, Tauber Holocaust Library - JFCS Holocaust Center, San Francisco, California

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Biographical/Historical note

Mrs. L. Feibusch and Miss Roselotte Feibusch were living in England and Wales directly after the end of World War II. Roselotte Feibusch was born in Berlin, Germany in 1923, and emigrated from England to America in October 1946.

Ms. Feibusch's friend, Irne Baecker, was born in Berlin, Germany in 1923. She was deported to Malines concentration camp in Belgium, and on April 19, 1943 was deported with her brother Adolf (b. August 1924) toward the east, most likely to Auschwitz.

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Scope and Contents note

The collection documents the Feibusch family's search for family friends after the end of the World War II. It comprises correspondence and photographs.

One letter, dated October 6, 1945, from Aide aux Israelites Victimes de la Guerre in Brussels is a response to an inquiry from Mrs. L. Feibusch of London and informs her that Irene Backer, Adolf Backer and Jacob Backer had been deported on April 19, 1943 from the Malines concentration camp. A second letter, dated February 27, 1946, written to Miss Roselotte Feibusch from the Association of Jewish Refugees in Great Britain confirms that her friend Irne Baecker had been brought to Malines from Berlin and then deported "in an Easterly direction." The letters neither confirm the fate of the family nor reflect optimisim about the outcome.

Two photographs of a young girl and a young boy are unidentified, and are presumably photographs of Irne Baecker and Adolf Baecker.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

 Tauber Holocaust Library

JFCS Holocaust Center
2245 Post Street
San Francisco, CA, 94115
415-449-3717
tauberholocaustlibrary@jfcs.org

Conditions Governing Access note

There are no restrictions to access for this collection.

Conditions Governing Use note

There are no restrictions to use for this collection.

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • Malines (Concentration camp).

Family Name(s)

  • Baecker family
  • Feibusch family

Genre(s)

  • Correspondence
  • Family papers
  • Photographs

Geographic Name(s)

  • Mechelen (Belgium)

Personal Name(s)

  • Baecker, Irne

Subject(s)

  • Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Belgium -- Mechelen
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Belgium -- Mechelen

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Collection Inventory

Feibusch family correspondence 1945-1946 

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Photographs undated 

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