Loeb, Dorothy Anne Katz, 1925-1998
- Existence: 14 October 1925 - 12 December 1998
Dorothy Anne (Katz) Loeb (14 October 1925 - 12 December 1998) was born in Cleveland, Ohio to parents Louis Katz (d. October 10, 1931) and Fannie Solomon Katz (September 9, 1892 - April 19, 1981). Her parents immigrated to the U.S. in 1909 from Hungary/Austria due to rising anti-Semitism. Her family had been farmers, but in the U.S. they became restaurant owners. She married Ernest Loeb on August 22, 1948. She moved to Denver in 1965 with her family when Ernest's job transferred him. Together they had two sons, Laurence and Ronald. She was a teacher, and taught for 22 years. She was an avid traveler, active member of Temple Emanuel Sisterhood and a state delegate for the demoncratic party. Dorothy died December 12, 1998 in Denver.
Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:
File — Box: B407.01.0001
Overview Box contains documents, letters, newspaper clippings, and photographs related to the Loeb family.
Dates: circa 1890-1987
File — Box: B407.02.0001
Overview Box contains Ernest Loeb's Bronze Star Medal and Certificate, one (1) Loeb family scrapbook, three (3) framed photographs, one (1) 1947 diary, two (2) German ID cards, two (2) German passports, and one (1) passport cover.
File — Box: B407.02.0002
Overview Box contains (1) Rosh Hashana Prayer book in Hebrew from 1827, (1) Holy Book of Scriptures in English from 1947, and (1) report card book belonging to Bella Levi Loeb from 1899-1904.
Overview File contains pictures of Dorothy Katz Loeb from around 1978 to around 1984. Most of the pictures show Dorothy with her granddaughters, Elizabeth and Jaemi.
Overview Two wedding portraits of Dorothy Katz Loeb. Both have been colorized.
Dates: August 1948
Overview File contains pictures of the Loeb family from around 1978 to around 1984. Shown in pictures are Larry and Gloria Loeb, their two daughters Elizabeth and Jaemi, Dorothy Katz Loeb, and several unidentified people. This file contains a picture of Dorothy holding her older granddaughter, where a menorah can be seen in the background.
Overview Collection contains family documents and material objects related to the Loeb Family. Many of these items relate directly to the Holocaust and WWII. Important items include German passports and IDs, documents relating firsthand accounts of WWII and the Holocaust, photographs from before, during, and after the war, including photographs of Ernest Loeb as a US soldier in Germany, Ernest Loeb's Bronze Star Medal, scrapbooks, early German school report cards, and Jewish books of scripture.