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Place of creation
No place, unknown, or undetermined
13 photographs b&w.
12 prints postcards, 11 col. 98 x 149.
Scope and content
Fonds consists of correspondence between O. Thierbach, Fredericton Internment Camp, and friends and relations, 1940-1943. Also included are an identification card,, 1939, issued to Mrs. O. Thierbach, Montreal; 1 photocopy of a receipt, 1920, issued to Otto Thierbach, when he joined the "Kommandantur-Kiel". Fonds also contains photographs and postcards. 13 photographs, ca. 1940-ca. 1945, depict activities of internees at internment camp, Fredericton, New Brunswick. 12 postcards, 1939-1943, predominant ca. 1941, reproduce drawings by internees of the Fredericton Internment Camp, depicting life in the Canadian Internment camps during the Second World War, and were printed by the War Prisoner's Aid, Y.M.C.A..
Photographs: No donor restrictions. Copyright: expired. Credit: Name of photographer / National Archives of Canada / Copy negative no.
Postcards: No restrictions. Copyright: Expired. Crown copyright on reproductions. Credit: National Archives of Canada.
Biography / Administrative history
Otto Thierbach, stonemason, emigrated from Germany to Canada in 1928 and settled in Montreal, where he worked as a stonemason. During the 1930s he joined the "Deutsche Bund" and worked as "Bund" organizer for eastern Canada until 1939, when he was interned at the Fredericton Internment Camp until 1945.
Availability of other formats note
Postcards: Copy negatives available: C-085176 to C-085178.
Location of originals note
Dates of creation note
1. Thierbach, Otto, , 1897-
2. Prisoners of war Germany
3. Prisoners of war Canada
4. World War, 1939-1945 Prisoners and prisons, Canadian.
5. Guerre mondiale, 1939-1945 Prisonniers et prisons des Canadiens.
6. Prisonniers de guerre Allemagne
7. Prisonniers de guerre Canada
8. World War, 1939-1945
9. Guerre mondiale, 1939-1945
Other system control no.
Related control no.
1. 1976-006 PIC
2. 1976-019 NPC
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