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German Passport - Henrich Levy, 29 July 1926 - 3 August 1926

Identifier: B407.02.0002.00003


This is the German passport of Henrich Levy, Ernest Loeb's maternal grandfather. The passport is in German, and reads "Deutsches Reich Reise-Pass" on the front, and has the German eagle crest printed on the front. The name of the passport holder is "Herr [Mr.] Henrich Levy". His nationality, "Staatsangehoerigkeit", is listed as "Hessen". Passport is stamped repeatedly with a stamp that reads "Hess. Polizeiamt Darmstadt", the police office of Darmstadt, Germany. The passport was issued on July 29, 1926. A picture of Henrich is included in the passport, as well as a personal description "Personenbeschreibung"; his occupation is listed as a Privateer, "Privatier"; his place of birth is listed as Greisheim, which is a neighboring town to Darmstadt; his date of birth is listed as August 30, 1861; his place of residence is listed as Darmstadt; he is listed as being of average build, with an oval face, brown eyes, multicolored hair, and having no distinctive markings. No wife or children are listed. The passport was set to expire on July 29, 1931 if not extended.

The passport is only stamped once, from Swizerland in 1926.


  • 29 July 1926 - 3 August 1926


From the File: 12.0 Linear Feet (1 container) : PB1216 [16d, 3h, 12w inches] extent measured by width

Scope and Contents

From the Series: The series contains material items related to the Loeb Family. These include German passports and ID cards, Ernest Loeb's Bronze Star award, two prayer books, one in English and one in Hebrew, framed photographs, scrapbooks, and a report card book.

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and Archives Repository

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