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Holocaust survivors

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Bio/Hist: Here are entered works on persons who survived the Holocaust of 1939-1945, with emphasis on their lives since 1945. Works on persons who died during the Holocaust of 1939-1945 are entered under Holocaust victims. Works consisting of personal accounts of the Jewish Holocaust are entered under Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)--Personal narratives.

Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:

Box 1, circa 1890-1987

 File — Box B407.01.0001: Series B407.01 [U186023282778]
Identifier: B407.01.0001
Overview Box contains documents, letters, newspaper clippings, and photographs related to the Loeb family.
Dates: circa 1890-1987

Box 2, 1881-1951

 File — Box B407.02.0001: Series B407.02 [U186023282867]
Identifier: B407.02.0002
Overview Box contains Ernest Loeb's Bronze Star Medal and Certificate, one (1) Loeb family scrapbook, three (3) framed photographs, one (1) 1947 diary, two (2) German ID cards, two (2) German passports, and one (1) passport cover.
Dates: 1881-1951

Documents, Letters, Newsclippings, and Photographs

 Series
Identifier: B407.01
Overview Series contains documents, letters, newsclippings, and photographs related to the Loeb Family.
Dates: 1827-1987

Ernest Loeb Alternate Birth Certificate, 17 January, 1939

 Item
Identifier: B407.01.0001.0010.00008
Overview Document is an alternate birth certificate issued by the Darmstadt government. The document is titled "Geburtsurfunde", meaning birth certificate, although it was issued 15 years after he was born. The document lists Ernest Loeb's full name, birthday, father's name, mother's name, and the date (17 January 1939). It has a paper stamp that says "Stadt Darmstadt" (meaning "Darmstadt city"), "Gebuehr" (meaning "fee"), and a value of 0.60 Reichmarks. This physical stamp is stamped over in ink with...
Dates: 17 January, 1939

Letter from Ernest Loeb to Bella and Emil Loeb, circa 1946

 Item
Identifier: B407.01.0001.0011.00013
Overview This is a letter from Ernest Loeb to his parents Bella and Emil Loeb, written from Germany while Ernest was still stationed there in WWII. Ernest discusses his job prospects after his enlistment is over. He is working on the "Warcrimes commision" in the "trials" which are presumably the Nuremburg Trials. Ernest says "I have personally spoken to Goering, Doenitz, Secretary's of state, Reinhardt, Meissner, Koerner, Kaeppler Bayrhoffer, Neuman and most important of all Schacht. They don't impress...
Dates: circa 1946

Letter from Walter Schuckman to Emil Loeb, 7 July 1945

 Item
Identifier: B407.01.0001.0011.00004
Overview This is a letter from Walter Schuckman to Emil Loeb, written on July 7, 1945 at the Choir House at the Dean's Court in London, England. In the letter, Walter tells Emil about Emil's son Ernest visiting him in London. He apologizes that he cannot ask Ernest to stay with him, as he is living at his university. He says that he is surprised Emil's other son Frank is not married yet. He then talks about some of his war-time experience. "You know, in August 1944 I came from...
Dates: 7 July 1945

Letter from Walter Schuckman to Frank Loeb, November 14, 1938

 Item
Identifier: B407.01.0001.0010.00007
Overview This letter is addressed to Franz (Frank) Loeb, from Amsterdam on November 14th, 1938 from Walter (Schuckman). This is four days after Kristallnacht occured. In the letter, Walter is relaying information about the Loeb family to Frank, who had immigrated to the United States months earlier. Walter tells Frank that the newspaper stories about Germany are not exaggerating, and don't tell the whole awful truth. Walter says, "I am ashamed to at least nominally belong to such a nation." He goes on...
Dates: November 14, 1938

Letter to Bella and Emil Loeb, October 1945

 Item
Identifier: B407.01.0001.0011.00008
Overview This is a letter written in Germany to Bella and Levi Loeb in October 1945 in Darmstadt, Germany. In the letter, the writer talks about Ernest Loeb visiting them. The writer then talks about their family. Their two sons have died in the war, but their daughter Margot is still alive. The writer says that Ernest is visiting again and that they have to go. A rough translation of the letter is available with the scan of the letter.
Dates: October 1945

Loeb Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: B407
Overview Collection contains family documents and material objects related to the Loeb Family. Many of these items relate directly to the Holocaust and WWII. Important items include German passports and IDs, documents relating firsthand accounts of WWII and the Holocaust, photographs from before, during, and after the war, including photographs of Ernest Loeb as a US soldier in Germany, Ernest Loeb's Bronze Star Medal, scrapbooks, early German school report cards, and Jewish books of scripture.
Dates: 1827-1987

Loeb Family Documents, 1930-1939

 File
Identifier: B407.01.0001.0010
Overview File contains 21 paper documents related to the Loeb family. This includes 13 documents of Ernest's school report cards/grades, 4 documents related to Ernest's vaccination and health history, Ernest's reprort card from 1930-1934, a postcard from Swizerland addressed to Ernest, an alternate birth certificate for Ernest issued in 1939 with a Nazi seal, a handwritten decorated note from Ernest, and a letter from Walter to Frank Loeb, detailing the events that occurred immediately after...
Dates: 1930-1939