Loeb (Löb), Bella Levi, 1890-1960
- Existence: September 26, 1890 - August 24, 1960
Bella Levi (also spelled Levy or Levӱ) Loeb (also spelled Löb) was born in Germany on Sepember 26, 1890. She was the daughter of Heinrich Levi and Julchen Levi. She married Emil Loeb on May 1, 1912. In 1939, she escaped Nazi Germany with her husband and their son, Ernest. They arrived in the United States in 1940 and settled in Cleveland, Ohio with their older son, Frank, who had immigrated a year before. Bella died on August 24, 1960.
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract This letter is addressed to Franz (Frank) Loeb, from Amsterdam on November 14th, 1938 from Walter (Schuckman). This is four days after Kristallnacht occured. In the letter, Walter is relaying information about the Loeb family to Frank, who had immigrated to the United States months earlier. Walter tells Frank that the newspaper stories about Germany are not exaggerating, and don't tell the whole awful truth. Walter says, "I am ashamed to at least nominally belong to such a nation." He goes on...
Dates: November 14, 1938
Abstract File contains letters sent back and forth between Ernest, Frank, and Emil Loeb, and their family friend Walter Schuckmann during 1945 and 1946.