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 4 Collections and/or Records:
File — Box: B407.01.0001
Abstract Box contains documents, letters, newspaper clippings, and photographs related to the Loeb family.
Dates: circa 1890-1987
Abstract This is a letter from Ernest Loeb to his parents Bella and Emil Loeb, written from Germany while Ernest was still stationed there in WWII. Ernest discusses his job prospects after his enlistment is over. He is working on the "Warcrimes commision" in the "trials" which are presumably the Nuremburg Trials. Ernest says "I have personally spoken to Goering, Doenitz, Secretary's of state, Reinhardt, Meissner, Koerner, Kaeppler Bayrhoffer, Neuman and most important of all Schacht. They don't impress...
Dates: circa 1946
Abstract 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.
Abstract File contains letters sent back and forth between Ernest, Frank, and Emil Loeb, and their family friend Walter Schuckmann during 1945 and 1946.