Loeb (Löb), Frank Ludwig, 1921-2007
- Existence: 21 February 1921 - 14 December 2007
Frank Ludwig Loeb was born on February 21, 1921 in Darmstadt, Germany to parents Emil Loeb and Bella Levi Loeb. He immigrated to the United States via Le Havre, France and arrived in New York on July 31, 1938 on the SS Britannic. He settled in Cleveland, Ohio with his parents and brother, Ernest Loeb after they were able to escape Nazi Germany as well. On June 16, 1943 Frank joined the U.S. Army to serve in WWII. He died in Madison, Wisconsin on December 14, 2007.
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
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.
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.