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Emil Loeb Store, circa 1920-circa 1935

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Identifier: B407.01.0001.0007.00001

Overview

Photographs show Emil Loeb's store in Darmstadt, Germany. The photos are not of the same storefront. The smaller photograph shows the outside of a storefront with a young man standing in the doorway, and two identical signs on the storefront itself. The signs read "Kurz - Weiss - Woll - & Strumpfwaren" on top and "Garne en gros - Emil Loeb - Trikotagen En gros". This roughly translates to "Course - White - Wool - & Hoisery" and "Yarn Wholesale (in large amounts) - Emil Loeb - Cotton Jersey Wholesale (in large amounts)". The larget photograph shows a larger building with "Emil Loeb" on the second level. Beneath this is a sign that reads "Emil Loeb Gross: Handlung Kurz & Wollwaren, Trikotagen, Garne" which roughly translates to "Emil Loeb Wholesale (large amounts): Course and Woolware, Cotton Jersey and Yarn". The first level of the building says "Betten-Special-Haus" [beds-special-house] and "M. Burhdahl." which was probably a separate business on the first level of the building. This photograph can be seen framed in the postcard picture of Emil Loeb (B407.01.0001.0008.00002).

Dates

  • circa 1920-circa 1935

Extent

2 Photographic Prints : Two (2) photographic prints.

Scope and Contents

From the Series: The series contains documents, letters, newsclippings, and photographs related to the Loeb Family. Documents include school report cards and official papers related to WWII and the Holocaust. Letters include correspondence almost exclusively relating to WWII and the Holocaust. Newsclippings are more recent and relate to Ernest, Ron, and Larry Loeb and their life in the US. Photographs include photos from before, during, and after WWII.

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and Archives Repository

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