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German ID - Emil Loeb, 8 March 1939

Identifier: B407.02.0002.00006


This is the German ID card of Emil Loeb. The card itself is a folded fabric material. The front of the card reads "Deutsches Reich Kennkarte [identification card]" and has the letter "J" printed on it. Inside the card is a picture of Emil, along with fingerprints from his right and left index fingers ("Rechter" and "Linker Zeigefinger"). The ID card is stamped several times with a stamp from the Darmstadt Police Headquarters ("Polizeidirektion Darmstadt"), with the German eagle holding a swastica. The ID was issued on March 8, 1939 and set to expire ("Gueltig bis") on March 8, 1944. Emil's ID number ("Kennummer"), name ("Name" and "Vorname"), birthday ("Geburtstag"), place of birth ("Geburtsort"), job ("Beruf"), identifying marks ("Unveraenderliche Kennzeichen"), and any other identification ("Veraenderliche Kennzeichen") are listed. There is also a paper stamp valued at three Reichs marks on the ID.


  • 8 March 1939


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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