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Object ID

2019.2.61

Object Name

Certification

Date

4-15-1944

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Description

Blue sheet with signed image of Leo Jacobsohn stapled on left. At the top center is printed "Wehrnummer", and below that is a stamped "Hamburg" followed by the handwritten "I/i 88/i03/8".Three eagle stamps, two navy one bright blue at bottom left.

Information Provided by Michael D. Bulmash:Leo Jacobsohn’s “Ausschliessungsschein” (“exclusion certificate”), Hamburg, April 15, 1944, barring him from military service and identifying him as a Jew, using the compulsory middle name “Israel”, including his signed identification photo.

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

8 1/4 x 5 7/8 "

Keywords

Leo Jacobsohn, Frida Jacobsohn, Frieda Jacobsohn

Subcollection

Jacobsohn

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