Erna Eylenburg, between 1937-1939
Studio portrait of Erna Eylenburg, daughter of Loewenstein family friends Drs. Ernst and Elisabeth Eylenburg. Erna, at fifteen years old, and her younger brother Walter, age nine, escaped to the Netherlands on March 30, 1939. Eylenburg was on one of the first transports from the Netherlands to the Auschwitz Concentration Camp and was murdered there in 1942. The rest of the Eylenburg family, Drs. Ernst and Elisabeth, and Walter, were interned in the Theresienstadt Concentration Camp before dying in the Auschwitz Concentration Camp in 1944.
- between 1937-1939
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1 items (photograph)
Scope and Contents
From the Series: Documents, photographs, and digital images from the Loewenstein and Bätge families before World War II, primarily documents pertaining to Heinrich Loewenstein's escape from Berlin on the Kindertransport.
Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements
Good 4 x 5 inches black and white
Donated by Henry Lowenstein.
Title supplied by archivist.
Inscription and Marks
Handwritten on back of photograph: "Erna Eylenburg."