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Birthday albums for Harry Harter

Identifier: ALB 238a-s


Birthday albums for Harry Hirschberg-Harter, prepared by his son Dieter (Donald).


  • Creation: 1934-1954


Language of Materials

This collection is in German and English.

Use Restrictions

There may be some restrictions on the use of the collection. For more information, contact:

Leo Baeck Institute, Center for Jewish History, 15 West 16th Street, New York, NY 10011


Biographical Note

The neuro-psychiatrist Harry M. Harter, previously Harry Hirschberg, was born in Breslau on July 6, 1899. After serving in World War I and receiving his medical degree from the University of Breslau in 1924, he opened a successful praxis in Breslau and also worked for various hospitals. In 1928, he married Leonore Goldmann from Hindenburg; their son Dieter (later Donald) was born in 1933, their daughter Daisy in 1938. In 1938, Harry M. Harter visited the United States and then went on to Cuba, where he was joined by his wife and children in February 1939. They emigrated to the United States in August 1940 and changed their family name from Hirschberg to Harter.


19 Volumes

Related Material

The photoalbums are part of the Hirschberg-Goldmann Family Collection; Breslau, 1837-1957, AR 25047..

Guide to the Birthday albums for Harry Harter, 1934-1954 ALB 238a-s
© 2009
Language of description
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Language of description note
The finding aid is in English.

Repository Details

Part of the Leo Baeck Institute Repository

15 West 16th Street
New York NY 10011 United States