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Object ID

2019.2.60

Object Name

Certification, Birth

Date

8-6-1888

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Description

Double sided. Broken into 8 sections and taped. Front: "Form. 47." and "Standesamt No 2" at the top of the page in black. Black handwriting "3625" and purple stamped writing in the top left margin.

Information Provided by Michael D. Bulmash:Leo Jacobsohn’s birth certificate, listing his religion as Jewish and notarized with his hand-written notice dated Jan. 28, 1939 that he will take on the middle name “Israel”.

Documents [2019.2.60-68] of a German family living through the Holocaust and its aftermath. Leo Jacobsohn, a Jewish citizen of Hamburg, Germany, was married to Frida Mehrens, who was Lutheran. The document collection of this mixed marriage provides a window into their trails and tragedies throughout the time period of the Third Reich, along with the family’s attempt to claim restitution owing to Leo’s perishing in Theresienstadt just prior to the end of World War II.

Dimensions

13 x 8 1/4 "

Keywords

Leo Jacobsohn, Frida Jacobsohn, Frieda Jacobsohn

Subcollection

Jacobsohn

Birth Certificate of Leo Jacobsohn

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