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Wardrobe trunk of the Lebram family

In 1939 the confectionery Herbert Lebram and his wife Ursula flee Berlin for the Netherlands.

The family saves some of its household possessions in their wardrobe trunk, deposited in the checked baggage offfice of a shipping company. They survived the German occupation by going underground.