Friederike Deussing Papers
Identifier: MSE/MD 6414
Scope and Contents
This collection consists of correspondence, documents and photographs which belonged to Friederike Deussing. Most relate to Deussing’s imprisonment in Theresienstadt concentration camp and notably include her Theresienstadt work permit, health certification, and the transport documents issued following her liberation. Correspondence chiefly consists of letters received by Friederike in Theresienstadt from her daughter, Edith, in Charlottenburg, Berlin, Germany. Deussing family photographs and correspondence from the 1930s are also included.
- 1932 - 1945
- Deussing, Friederike, 1884- (Person)
Language of Materials
Materials in German.
Conditions Governing Access
The collection is open for research.
Conditions Governing Use
Copyright status for collection materials is unknown. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.
Biographical / Historical
Friederike Deussing (née Stern) was born September 24, 1884. On January 11, 1944 she was deported from Berlin to Theresienstadt concentration camp on transport number I/105. She worked as a seamstress while imprisoned and returned to Berlin following the camp’s liberation in May of 1945.
Biographical / Historical
Theresienstadt was notable for housing privileged, wealthy classes of Jews, in addition to the aged. The Third Reich utilized the camp, duplicitously, as a showplace for the outside world. It a was the only ghetto or camp to which representatives of the International Red Cross were admitted.
.5 Cubic Feet (1 half document box)
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- Theresienstadt (Concentration camp)
- Jennifer Brcka
- 2020 February 17
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