Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject HeadingsScope 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:
Overview Embarkation instructions sent to Henry Lowenstein to prepare for his passage on the SS Marine Falcon from Southampton, England to the United States. This is a general letter sent to all passengers with the name "Mr. E. Lowenstein" penciled at the top and a square stamp that says "J.D. Hewett & Co., Travel Agents, 109, Jermyn Street., London, S.W.1." Instructions include how to get to Southhampton, how to deal with baggage, freight, and pets, what paperwork must be brought on the ship, and...
Dates: 1947 June 4
Overview Envelope is brown and damaged. No corresponding letter was found with the envelope. There is a stamp in the upper left corner that reads "Air Mail 6 Cents United States of America" and has a picture of an airplane on it. The letter has been stamped in ink with "U.S. Army Postal Service 757 9 OCT 1945". The addresses are both typed on, not printed, and the word "airmail" is also typed on. This was sent from Ernest's U.S. mailbox in Germany, APO 757, while he was stationed in Germany.
Dates: 9 October 1945
Overview File contains six (6) photographs of the Loeb Family, Ernest, Dorothy, Larry, and Ron, between June 1956 and July 1959. Two photos show the family all together, and the other four only show Ron and Larry.
Dates: June 1956-July 1959
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
Item — Object B398.01.00005: Series B398.01 [U186023282338]
Overview Framed drawing of Esther Wasserman by artist Deborah Howard. Drawing is black and white with red and orange highlights in her hair. Esther Wasserman is turned slightly to the left and looking towards the viewer.
Scope and Contents Miscellaneous photographs of the Lowenstein family members (both individual and group shots), including the family after they were reunited in Pennsylvania. A number of individual photos of Maria and a few photos unknown individuals also included. Three circa 1960s black and white negatives of small children, probably Maria's grandchildren.
Overview Fred Veston was originally from Poland and survived the Holocaust. After World War II, he came to the US and settled in Albuquerque, NM. He was a painter and would paint portraits as bar/bat mitzvah gifts for the members of his congregation. Collection contains 2 paintings by Fred Veston. One is a portrait of a young woman lighting candles; it was a gift for her from the artist for her Bat Mitzvah. The other is a framed oil painting of two Russian Jewish men sitting at a table with a Samovar...
Dates: circa 1945-1995
Overview This is the German passport of Ernest Karl Loeb, issued on May 4, 1939. On the front of the passport is "Deutsches Reich Reisepass" and the Nazi Germany eagle with a swastica. The front page of the passport has a red "J" stamped onto it. There are several ink stamps on the passport from the police headquarters ("Polizeidirektion") of Darmstadt, with the Nazi German eagle with a swastica. There are also several paper stamps, one worth two Reichsmarks, and one worth one Reichsmark. Both are...
Dates: 4 May 1939 - 27 December 1939
Item — Object B398.01.00001: Series B398.01 [U186023282299]
Overview Framed drawing of Harry Lopas by artist Deborah Howard. Drawing is largely black and white with yellow accents. Harry is looking off in the distance.