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GÄNSBACHERSTRASSE - Saggen quarter

 

4, Gänsbacherstraße

G4
 

Karl and Alice Bauer, née Klein lived with their children Alois and Gerda in 4, Gänsbacherstraße. He was co-owner of the department store "Bauer and Schwarz", todays "Kaufhaus Tyrol".

Karl Bauer

Karl Bauer (a)

Gaennsbacherstrasse 4

January 2008 © Thomas Kleissl

 

He was assaulted in his apartment, seriously injured and taken to the hospital during the morning hours. He survived for 20 years after this, all the time suffering from his injuries. (II)

 
   

5, Gänsbacherstraße

G5
 

At number five Dr. Wilhelm Bauer and his wife Edith, née Hohenberg lived together with their two children Thomas and Eva. Engineer Richard and Margarethe Graubart and their four and a half year-old daughter Vera Evelyne also lived there. In the night from 9 November to 10 November Wilhelm Bauer and Richard Graubart were stabbed to death.

A few days after the attack Edith Bauer and her children Thomas and Eva fled to Canada. Eva married Ernest Dimand and died on April 1st, 2010 in Toronto. (I)

Gänsbacherstrasse 5

November 2008 © Thomas Kleissl

 

Wilhelm Bauer

Wilhelm Bauer (b)

Edith Bauer, nee Hohenberg

Edith Bauer, née Hohenberg (c)

Thomas Bauer

Thomas Bauer (d)

Bauer Eva

Eva Bauer (e)

 
Flora Bauer, Wilhelm's mother, lived with her second son Stefan at 40, Andreas Hofer Straße where she was attacked and injured that night.
 

Richard Graubart

Richard Graubart (f)

Alfred Graubart brother of Richard Graubart, and his wife Maria were attacked at 8, Haydnplatz .

 

The Aryanized flat of the Graubart family was given to the mayor of Innsbruck, the former Landeshauptmann and Gauleiter of the NSDAP Tyrol Edmund Christoph. (I)

 

 

Katarina Hohenberg-Stahre´s guestbook entry on January 14th, 2002:

"Most interesting site. Me myself is the granddaughter of Edith Hohenbergs brother Egon from Vienna. I´ve pictures of Wilhelm "Willy" Bauer and their children. I´m willing to share these if someone is interested."

 

 

 

Stadtrundfahrt

 

update 06.10.2013

 

 
Literature: Christoph W. Bauer

- Graubart Boulevard, Haymon Verlag Innsbruck-Wien 2008

Horst Christoph

- Der vergrabene Ehrendolch - Leben in einer nationalsozialistischen Familie, in: profil Nr. 10, 7. März 1988, S 86 ff

Michael Gehler

- Spontaner Ausdruck des "Volkszorns"?, Neue Aspekte zum Innsbrucker Judenpogrom vom 9./10. November 1938, in: Zeitgeschichte, 18.Jahr, Okt.1990-Dez.1991, Heft 1-12

Gretl Köfler

- Die "Reichskristallnacht", in: Dokumentationsarchiv des österreichischen Widerstandes (Hg.) - Widerstand und Verfolgung in Tirol 1934 bis 1945 - Österreichischer Bundesverlag Wien 1984, Band 1, S 448-462

Horst Schreiber

- Nationalsozialismus und Faschismus in Tirol und Südtirol - Opfer . Täter . Gegner, Tiroler Studien zu Geschichte und Politik, Michael-Gaismair-Gesellschaft, StudienVerlag 2008

- Jüdische Geschäfte in Innsbruck - Eine Spurensuche, Projekt des Abendgymnasiums Innsbruck; Tiroler Studien zu Geschichte und Politik 1, Michael-Gaismair-Gesellschaft (Hg.) , StudienVerlag 2001, S 55-56

- Die "Arisierung" der Innsbrucker Firma Alois Hermann, in: Tiroler Heimat, Band 64, 2000, S 237-258

Gad Hugo Sella

- Die Juden Tirols - Ihr Leben und Schicksal, Israel 1979

 

Picture credits: (a) private ownership © Horst Schreiber

(b, c, d, e) Private ownership © Katarina Hohenberg-Stahre

(f) © DOEW

 

Reference: Ron Bower - various emails, Visit Innsbruck 2006

Katarina Hohenberg-Stahre - various emails

 

Translation: (I) Gerhard Buzas

(II) Johanna Dehler

 
   

 

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