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Loeb (Löb), Bella Levi, 1890-1960

 Person

Dates

  • 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 17 Collections and/or Records:

Letter to Bella and Emil Loeb, October 1945

 Item
Identifier: B407.01.0001.0011.00008
Abstract This is a letter written in Germany to Bella and Levi Loeb in October 1945 in Darmstadt, Germany. In the letter, the writer talks about Ernest Loeb visiting them. The writer then talks about their family. Their two sons have died in the war, but their daughter Margot is still alive. The writer says that Ernest is visiting again and that they have to go. A rough translation of the letter is available with the scan of the letter.
Dates: October 1945

Loeb Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: B407
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.
Dates: 1827-1987

Loeb Family Documents, 1945-1946

 File
Identifier: B407.01.0001.0011
Abstract File contains letters sent back and forth between Ernest, Frank, and Emil Loeb, and their family friend Walter Schuckmann during 1945 and 1946.
Dates: 1945-1946

Loeb Family Documents, 1930-1939

 File
Identifier: B407.01.0001.0010
Abstract File contains 21 paper documents related to the Loeb family. This includes 13 documents of Ernest's school report cards/grades, 4 documents related to Ernest's vaccination and health history, Ernest's reprort card from 1930-1934, a postcard from Swizerland addressed to Ernest, an alternate birth certificate for Ernest issued in 1939 with a Nazi seal, a handwritten decorated note from Ernest, and a letter from Walter to Frank Loeb, detailing the events that occurred immediately after...
Dates: 1930-1939

Loeb Family Photographs, circa 1920-circa 1939

 File
Identifier: B407.01.0001.0007
Abstract File contains seventeen (17) photographs from around 1920 to around 1939. Portraits include Heinrich Levi, Emil Loeb, Frank and Ernest Loeb as young children, as well as several unidentified people. Photographs also show Emil Loeb's storefront, a schoolgroup in 1930, and Heinrich Levi's grave covered with flowers.
Dates: circa 1920-circa 1939

Small Scrapbook, circa 1921-circa 1932

 Item
Identifier: B407.02.0002.00013
Abstract This small scrapbook has a cover made out of multi-colored plaid fabric, and is bound with decorative cord. The pages are brown cardstock. The pictures in the scrapbook show Ernest and Frank Loeb as children. There are several family pictures, as well as a group photo of children in costumes. The pictures are from around 1921, when Frank was born, and 1932, when Ernest would have been eight years old.
Dates: circa 1921-circa 1932

The Holy Scriptures, 1947

 Item
Identifier: B407.02.0003.00001
Abstract This is "The Holy Scriptures" book. The front of the book reads "The Holy Scriptures" and "Dorothy Anne Katz & Ernest Karl Loeb United In Marriage August 22nd 1948". The first page reads "The Holy Scriptures According to the Masoretic Text" "A New Translation" "With the Aid of Previous and with Constant Consultation of Jewish Authorities" and "Philadelphia Jewish Publication Society of America 5707-1947". There is also some Hebrew text as headings. In the middle of the book, there are...
Dates: 1947