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.
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Scope and Contents Printed copy of an ink wash painting titled "Hiob" by the artist; "Hiob" is Job in German. The painting is of an old man on his knees in the desert.
Overview Charcoal drawing on paper of young woman sitting on single bed (Maria Loewenstein's daughter Karin Steinberg. Her shoulders are hunched and her lower arms rest on the top her thighs. She looks off behind the artist’s right side with a vacant stare. The bed has a pillow and blanket but the rest of the area is bare. The drawing was done on wall paper with charcoal from bombed buildings in Berlin.
Item — Object B398.01.00011: Series B398.01 [U186023282451]
Overview Framed drawing of Imre Frankovitz by artist Deborah Howard. Background colors of blue, green, orange and red; Imre wears a blue plaid shirt. Imre Frankovitz is looking towards the viewer.
Item — Object B398.01.00012: Series B398.01 [U186023282469]
Overview Framed drawing of Jack Adler by artist Deborah Howard. Drawing is full color with blue/green and orange/red background, Jack wears a light blue shirt. Jack Adler is looking towards the viewer.
Item — Object B398.01.00010: Series B398.01 [U186023282443]
Overview Framed drawing of Jack Welner by artist Deborah Howard. Background colors of purple and brown; Jack wears a blue/grey shirt. Jack Welner is looking towards the viewer.
Scope and Contents Contains correspondence in Yiddish and official correspondence and documents in English from Abe Winograd about getting his nieces and nephews from Displaced Persons camps in Europe.
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
Overview This is a letter to Emil Loeb written by his son Ernest Loeb on June 12, 1945. The letter was written when Ernest was in Germany with the U.S. Army. The letter has an associated envelope, with Ernest's rank as a "T/5" [Technician fifth grade], Emil's address, a 6 cent stamp, and is stamped by the U.S. Army Postal Service at 10 AM on June 27, 1945. The letter is written via typewriter on U.S. Signal Corps stationary. In the letter, Ernest talks about pictures that were also enclosed with the...
Dates: 12 June 1945
Overview This is a letter from Ernest Loeb written on June 16, 1945 in Zeitz, Germany. The letter describes Ernest's trip to Darmstadt while he is stationed in Germany in the U.S. Army in Leipzig, presumably written to his parents or brother. Ernest describes his trip with the army. He states "Darmstadt is completely in ruins. I have never seen a more perfect job of destruction. They told me that all that was done in 25 minutes and that 40000 people were killed in that one raid." "Frankfurt...
Dates: 16 June 1945