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deszo bass

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the bass family house, ca 1930s

the house I talk a lot about people but not much about the places in which they lived unless it is somehow incidental to the particular story at hand. Doing this, however, ignores some of the subtle context of the lives under discussion — maybe their home has no overt role to play in the […]

deszo, ca 1917

Deszö was my great-grandmother‘s youngest brother – the youngest son of Amalia and Nathan – and according the general rules of such things, was much beloved by everyone. As a married man, he lived in Mahrisch Ostrau, Czechoslovakia and worked for one of his brother-in-laws, Sigmund Natzler (married to big sister Hermine). Hermine and Sigmund’s […]

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past faces