Magdalena Berger's family home of the Grossbergers in Sombor

This is our apartment on the first floor of an apartment building on Laze Kostic and Bojevica Venac in Sombor. The photo was taken before WWII but I don?t know exactly when. The house was not destroyed during the war. One female servant and a cook lived and worked in our house. These women were foreigners and non-Jews. The servants were a normal practice at the time and not a sign of luxury. In our family's case they were especially necessary because my mother, Klara, was often sick and my stepmother did not know how to cook. My father had a textile factory and a wholesale textile shop. The factory was called something like Prva Jugoslovenska Fabrika za Tapaciranje. The store was on the ground floor of the building where we lived.

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