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Object ID

2019.2.68

Object Name

Letter, Form

Date

9-4-1950

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Description

"Hansestadt Hamburg" printed across the top, red stamp of castle with number 3.

Information Provided by Michael D. Bulmash:Document from social welfare office for reparations in Hamburg acknowledging Leo Jacobsohn’s birth in Hamburg and death on May 26, 1945 in Theresienstadt concentration camp.

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.

Dimensions

5 7/8 x 8 1/4 "

Keywords

Leo Jacobsohn, Frida Jacobsohn, Frieda Jacobsohn

Subcollection

Jacobsohn

Form Acknowledging Leo Jacobsohn's Birth in Hamburg and Death in Theresienstadt

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