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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 139 Collections and/or Records:

Letter from Walter Schuckman to Frank Loeb, 7 July 1945

 Item
Identifier: B407.01.0001.0011.00005
Overview This is a letter written by Walter Schuckman to Frank Loeb, written on July 7, 1945 at the Choir House in the Dean's Court in London. In the letter, he mentions people that have asked about Frank and mentions some by name, such as the Minters. Walter says that it was because of the Minters' cousin, W.K.S. Minter, that he (Walter) "got out of the Nazi-hands without harm." He updates Frank about the Minter family and some other mutual acquaintances and says that he stayed with several people,...
Dates: 7 July 1945

Letter from Walter Schuckman to Frank Loeb, 16 September 1945

 Item
Identifier: B407.01.0001.0011.00007
Overview This is a letter from Walter Schuckman to Frank Loeb, written on September 16, 1945 at the St. Paul's Cathedral Choir School in London, England. There is also an associated envelope that was stamped from London on September 17, 1945. Walter states: "I am not surprised you dont want to go back to Germany. On the contrary I consider everyone and in particular every Jew a fool who wants to return there again. I am certainly none of them. I hope I shall be able to stay on here now. I do not think...
Dates: 16 September 1945

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

Life Mask of Henry Lowenstein, 1996

 Item
Identifier: B333.09.0012.00001
Scope and Contents Life mask, or lifecasting, of Henry Lowenstein showing his face with beard and part of his head; neck and small portion of his chest are included.
Dates: 1996

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

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.
Dates: 1945-1946

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.
Dates: circa 1960-1987

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.
Dates: circa 1940-1959

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.
Dates: 2009