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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 131 Collections and/or Records:

Certificate of Victimization, 1946 January 26

 Item
Identifier: B333.05.0001.0005.00002
Overview A certificate from Opfer des Faschismus.--Abteilung Opfer der Nürnberger Gesetzgebung, the City of Berlin Department of Social Welfare, certifying Max Loewenstein as a victim of the Nuremberg Laws. Includes Max's birth date and address. Stamped with the Department of Social Welfare seal and signed by the magistrate of Berlin.
Dates: 1946 January 26

Correspondence, 2007-2013

 File
Identifier: B333.09.0013.0022
Scope and Contents Contains correspondence between Henry Lownstein and art galleries, information on Maria Lowenstion, and a membership roster for the Colorado Jewish Child Survivors of the Holocaust.
Dates: 2007-2013

Correspondence and Micellaneous, 1946-circa 1967

 File
Identifier: B333.08.0002.0005
Overview Folder contains one type-written letter from Henry to his Aunt Ella telling his family was on the way to the United State. Also a letters to the Max and Maria Lowenstein from Jane MgWrynn (?), Alfred Lowenstein and Betty Boone. A few postage stamps, a blank 1947 calendar/date book from Hallmark and a check from Maria to the Community Concert Association for seven dollars. Also a list with an envelope with Henry's name and Whipsnade address.
Dates: 1946-circa 1967

Correspondence from Henry to Lowenstein Family, 1946 May 5-December 29

 File
Identifier: B333.08.0002.0002
Overview Thirteen letters written by Henry Lowenstein while living in Whipsnade, Durnstable, England to his parents and half-sister. A few are before the family had immigrated but the majority are when the family is in Pennsylvania. Eleven letters are hand written and two are typed. The letters range in date from May 5, 1946-December 29, 1946. Most the letters are addressed to Mauchen (Maria) but are directed at the entire family.
Dates: 1946 May 5-December 29

Correspondence from Henry to Lowenstein Family, 1947 January 12-June 13

 File
Identifier: B333.08.0002.0003
Overview Twenty-one handwritten letters from Henry Lowenstein mostly while living in Whipsnade, Durnstable, England to his parents and half-sister in Pennsylvania. The letters range in date from January 12, 1947 to June 23 1947. All of the letters are addressed to Mauchen (Maria) but are directed at the entire family. The last letter is on letterhead from the S.S. Marine Flacon stationary and was written on the ship while Henry sailed for the United States to meet his family. In the second to last...
Dates: 1947 January 12-June 13

Correspondence from Ingrid to Lowenstein Family, 1946-1947

 File
Identifier: B333.08.0002.0004
Overview Six handwritten letters in German from Ingrid to the Lowenstein family in Williamsport, Pennsylvania. Ingrid is writing from Bath, Somerset, England.
Dates: 1946-1947

David Shichor, 2006

 Item — Object B398.01.00020: Series B398.01 [U186023282540]
Identifier: B398.01.00020
Overview Framed drawing of David Schichor by artist Deborah Howard. Drawing is in black and white, he wears a patterned collared shirt and glasses. David Schichor is looking towards the viewer.
Dates: 2006

David Silver Certificates and Plaques

 Collection
Identifier: B334
Overview David Silver was a Holocaust survivor who immigrated to Denver, CO. In Denver he was a very active mason and a Shriner with El Jebel. Collection contains certificates, and plaques related to David Silver from 1957 through 1999.
Dates: 1957-1999

Deborah Howard's Holocaust Portraits and Papers

 Collection
Identifier: B398
Overview Deborah Howard is an Associate Professor and Head of Painting Program at the University of Denver. After a discussion on racial stereotypes and aging in a Figure Painting course Howard was teaching, she began to develop her Portraits of Child Holocaust Survivors project and settled on drawing as the media for the project. Howard has drawn and painted twenty-five people who escaped, hid or survived concentration camps during the Jewish Holocaust of WWII. Four portraits from the project are in...
Dates: 1994-2015

"Despair", 1945

 Item
Identifier: B333.08.0007.00002
Scope and Contents Ink wash painting titled "Despair" of a woman sitting on a short stool in front of a Fanklin stove with the door open and a pot on top. Sitting on the floor is an empty basket. Behind the woman is a window and a shelf with a candle and two canisters. Ink wash is done on an old roll of unused wallpaper as stated by the artist in a 1971 Rocky Mountain News Article. See B333.08.0001.0001.00004.
Dates: 1945