Eva Braun & family vacation; Hitler at Berghof

Reel 6 of the private motion pictures Eva Braun (Seized Enemy Records).;COLOR. Inside Eva Braun’s house at Wasserburgerstrasse 12 in Munich. Eva’s father Friedrich Braun tying string around trunk. Two men removing trunk and large duffel bag to truck. Eva walking towards camera with a film camera in her hands, which she’s winding. Eva on […]

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City street scenes

Very dark interior shots followed by a brief scene at the beach at Snekkersten and then street scenes in Elsinore (Helsingcr), Denmark. “Spredte Traeck fra Fam. Schermeisters. Tilvaereise.” [Small Notes from the Schermeister Family. Life.] The street scenes show quick cuts of alleys, people in the street on bicycles, shops, a newspaper headline announcing Von […]

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Country pavilions at International Exposition in Paris, 1937

Daytime, line to get into the expo grounds, guards stamping passes. View of country pavilions: Denmark. Austria. Canada. 01:17:30 German pavilion – the largest at the Exposition. CUs, eagle sculpture at top of building, swastika. Belgium. Radio. Italy. Sweden. USA. Czechoslovakia. Food stalls. MSs aquarium, turtle

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Schermeister family vacationing in Snekkersten, 1929

An indoor shot of the donor’s great grandparents, Leopold and Franzisca Cohen. They exit the door to their vacation home in Snekkersten, along with Bernhard (donor’s grandfather) and his sister. The extended family on the lawn. The three girls, Lis (donor’s mother), Jeanne, and Inge, eat ice cream with Bernhard’s mother (Hana Schermeister). Various family […]

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Schermeister family in prewar Denmark

Schermeister family in Denmark before WWII, walking in and out of the door to their small wooden vacation home in Snekkersten. A mezuzah is affixed to the doorway. The donor’s great-grandmother, Franzisca Josies Cohen, wearing a large striped scarf. Her daughter Ida, a professional violinist, plays the violin. The other woman in a trenchcoat in […]

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Schermeister family on vacation in the summer of 1928

The donor’s grandfather, Bernhard Schermeister, his wife, Edith Cohen Schermeister, and two of their three daughters get into a car outside of a home in Denmark. The oldest daughter is Lis, the donor’s mother. Bernhard’s mother, Hana Schermeister, is also in the car. A brief shot of the family outside the house. Bernhard holds a […]

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Schermeister girls play in the garden, 1928

All three Schermeister girls play on the lawn of their vacation home in Snekkersten. The two older girls, Lis (donor’s mother) and Jeanne, carry parasols and the youngest, Inge (age 3), rides in and pushes a baby carriage. Their mother and father (Edith Cohen Schermeister and Bernhard Schermeister) play with them

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