Author(s)Segal, Hannah Kroner
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AbstractDocuments, photographs, clippings, ephemera pertaining to three generations of the Kroner family from Berlin, Germany
Folder 1: Academic and military documents pertaining to Moritz Kroner, 1872-1916
Folder 2: Diploma for becoming an honorary member of the Luisenstadt (Berlin) physicians’ association, 1896
Folder 3: Clippings from German newspapers pertaining to Dr. Moritz Kroner, including obituaries
Folder 4: Clippings from German newspapers with obituaries for Salomon Frenckel, father-in-law of Moritz Kroner, who died in 1909 at age 90
Folder 5: Moritz Kroner’s decorations awarded in 1872 and 1914; ephemera
Folder 6: Documents (copies) pertaining to Dr. Max Kroner’s World War I decoration, 1935
Folder 7: Ephemera from Eugen Kroner’s wedding with Elsa Levy, Mar. 26, 1911; various documents pertaining to Eugen Kroner, 1896-1938
Folder 8: Handwritten letter (copy, transcript and English translation) from Eugen’s brother Karl in Seltjarmarnes (Iceland), Dec. 7, 1939, rejoicing in Eugen’s escape to the United States. Karl mentions rumors about the planned extermination of German Jews.
Folder 9: Book: Berstl, Julius (ed.) : 25 Jahre Beliner Theater und Victor Barnowsky , Berlin 1930, autographed by Barnowsky for Eugen Kroner. Victor Barbowsky was a school mate of Eugen and Karl Kroner.
Folder 10: Clippings pertaining to Hannah Kroner dancing with the Terpis Schule (Berlin 1934), Kulturbundbuehne (Berlin 1939) and Friendship House (New York 1940)
Oversize 126: Clipping about the ballet school Terpis in Berlin
Documents, photographs, clippings, ephemera pertaining to three generations of the Kroner family from Berlin, Germany
Moritz Kroner was a physician and decorated German officer in the wars of 1866, 1870/71 and 1914-18; in 1871 he got married to Emilie Frenckel. Moritz Kroner died on Apr. 18, 1922.
Moritz Kroner’s son Eugen, born 1873, was a Berlin merchant, co-owner of Wolff & Kroner. He managed to escape with his family to the United States in 1939.
Eugen Kroner’s daughter Hannah was a ballet dancer, who studied with the Ballett-Schule Terpis-Arco and performed for the Juedischer Kulturbund in Berlin.
Photographs removed to the LBI Photograph Collection
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