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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:

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.

Loeb Family Documents, 1945-1946

 File
Identifier: B407.01.0001.0011
Overview File contains letters sent back and forth between Ernest, Frank, and Emil Loeb, and their family friend Walter Schuckmann during 1945 and 1946.

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...

Loeb Family Photographs, circa 1960-1987

 File
Identifier: B407.01.0001.0009
Overview File contains folders of Loeb family pictures, and one large family photo that is not in a separate folder. Folders are organized by subject and date. Ernest, Dorothy, Ron, Larry, and his wife Gloria are pictured, as well as Larry and Gloria's daughters Elizabeth and Jaemi, and other unidentified family members.

Loeb Family Photographs, circa 1940-1959

 File
Identifier: B407.01.0001.0008
Overview File contains twenty six (26) photographs from circa 1940 to 1959. Photographs include: family portraits of Ernest, Dorothy, Larry, and Ron, pictures of Larry and Ron as children, wedding pictures of Dorothy Katz Loeb, a propeller plane at Cuyahoga County Airport in Ohio, a photograph of Ernest Loeb from his time in the US Army in WWII, Ron Loeb as a baby, a picture of Emil Loeb in a small metal frame, as well as several unidentified people.

Lowenstein Family Holocaust Exhibit Booklet, 2009

 Item
Identifier: B333.07.0001.0007.00001
Overview Bound booklet written by Henry Lowenstein to accompany an exhibit featuring the Loewenstein documents at the Denver Public Library. The booklet explains the documents in the Lowenstein Family Holocaust Papers and tells his family's story during World War II especially relating to the Holocaust.

Lowenstein Family Papers and Art

 Collection
Identifier: B333
Overview Ernst Heinrich Loewenstein [Henry Lowenstein] was born in Berlin, Germany in 1925 to a Jewish father and a non-Jewish mother. To escape Nazi brutality, he was sent on the Kindertransport to England in 1939. His parents, Dr. Max and Maria Loewenstein, and his half-sister, Karin Steinberg, remained in Berlin during World War II. Shortly after the war the family emigrated to the United States to avoid persecution. Materials in this collection include legal documents and correspondence,...

Maria Loewenstein's Temporary Identification Papers, 1946 February 11

 Item
Identifier: B333.05.0001.0005.00006
Overview Maria Loewenstein's temporary identification papers issued after World War II by the Polizeipräsident in Berlin. The front cover says Temporary ID in German and the number, Nr. L. 0011106. The back cover has not been filled out. The rest of this page, the section for children under the age of fifteen, is blank. Left side interior of the card contains information about Maria Loewenstein: name, occupation, birth date and place, nationality, and fingerprint. Right side interior has a...

Maria Lowenstein's Exemption from Clearance Work, 1945 May 19

 Item
Identifier: B333.05.0001.0005.00008
Overview Document from the Mayor of Berlin-Schöneberg certifying that Maria does not have to participate in the "clearance work" or "clearing rubble" because of her "hours as a business helper" in an office, possibly a medical office. At this point Berlin was badly damaged by the war.

Martin Ritzewoller (Rikewoller), 1938-1960

 File
Identifier: B111.08.0008.0010
Overview Rikewoller was born in 1907 in Germany. He escaped Nazi Germany around 1938. In 1957 he became a naturalized U.S. citizen in Denver.