Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject HeadingsScope Note: Bio/Hist: Here are entered works on persons who died during the Holocaust of 1939-1945. Works on persons who survived the Holocaust of 1939-1945, with emphasis on their lives since 1945, are entered under Holocaust survivors. Works consisting of personal accounts of the Jewish Holocaust are entered under Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)--Personal narratives.
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Overview An poem by Thekla Stoll circulated among the Jews in Berlin, Germany. The poem speaks of the despair of the Jews' condition and the hope the author sees in the spirit of the Jews. Translation from Henry Lowenstein: "Today I saw 1,000 disturbed people, Today I saw 1,000 Jews, wandering into oblivion, Into the gray of the cold morning drew the condemned Leaving behind what once was their life. They stepped through the gates, glancing back, As they left everything outside, their homeland,...
Overview Folder contains copies of transcribed letters from 1942-1947. Correspondence was saved by donor’s father, Max Stoll, and contains letters from family members in Germany and Theresienstadt. Collection also contains a poem written by the donor’s aunt, Thekla Stoll titled Encounter. The same poem was saved by Maria Lowenstein and is in the Lowenstein collection, B333.