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2019.2.66

Object Name

Pass

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Cover: Blue-purple with eagle stamp and "Militarpak" printed in the center. "Leo Jacobsohn" is handwritten on lines in the center of the page. Top right corner handwritten in black is "1888" with "66" in red underneath it. Pages 15-20 are blank.

Information Provided by Michael D. Bulmash:Leo Jacobsohn’s World War I “Militarpass”

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 Frieda 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.

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5 5/8 x 3 5/8 "

Keywords

Leo Jacobsohn, Frida Jacobsohn, Frieda Jacobsohn

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Jacobsohn

World War I

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