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Letter from Łódź Ghetto, 1942 February 16

 Item
Identifier: B333.03.0001.0003.00001

Overview

Letter from Georg and Alice Loewenstein when they were in the Łódź Ghetto, Poland to Marie Loewenstein in Berlin, Germany. Preprinted card with blanks that Georg and Alice have filled in so that the message reads, "Łódź Ghetto, the 16 II. 1942 [February 16, 1942], To Frau Marie Loewenstein, Berlin W. 30, Motz Strasse Nr. 22, Acknowledge receipt of a money order for, RM. 10, Dr. Georg & Alice Loewenstein, [illegible address]." Above their names are written Israel and Sara, names some Jews were forced to adopt by the Nazis. Stamped on the back of the letter, "Reichsvereinigung der Juden, In Deutschland, Bln.-Charlottenburg, Kantstr. 153." Georg Loewenstein was the brother of Max Loewenstein. Georg and Alice Loewenstein were on the first transport to the Łódź Ghetto on October 18, 1942 and perished in the Łódź Ghetto.

Dates

  • 1942 February 16

Digital Repository

Letter from Łódź Ghetto

Rights and Usage Statement

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Extent

1 items (letter)

Scope and Contents

From the Series: One letter from Georg and Alice Loewenstein in the Lodz Ghetto to the Loewensteins in Berlin and a digital image of the Loewenstein family.

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Good 8 x 10 centimeters

Provenance

Donated by Henry Lowenstein.

General

Title supplied by archivist.

Creator

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and Archives Repository

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