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Kindertransport Travel Instructions, 1939 May 29

 Item
Identifier: B333.01.0001.0001.00008

Overview

Letter from the Jewish Welfare and Youth Welfare Office in Berlin notifying the Loewensteins of Heinrich Loewenstein's [Henry Lowenstein, written in this letter as Ernst] place on the Kindertransport. The letter contains the date, time, and location of departure of the transport and Heinrich's permit number. Translation by Henry Loewenstein: "Jewish Welfare and Children's Care Organization, May 25, 1939. We notify you herewith that the transport to England in which your child Ernst is to participate will leave soon on June 5, 1939. Meeting location: Monday, June 5, 1939 7:00 am Schlesischer Bahnhof (RR Station) Breslauer Street Entrance Special Waiting Room The permit number of your child is 6061 Respectfully, Jewish Welfare and Children's Signed Silbermann"

Dates

  • 1939 May 29

Creator

Digital Repository

Kindertransport Travel Instructions

Rights and Usage Statement

Copyright restrictions may apply. User is responsible for all copyright compliance.

Extent

1 items (sheet)

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 15 x 21 centimeters

Provenance

Donated by Henry Lowenstein.

General

Title supplied by archivist.

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and Archives Repository

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