Ottenheimer family papers
1 oversize box
- Credit Line
- United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Fritz Ottenheimer
The collection documents the Holocaust-era experiences of the Ottenheimer family including photographs taken in pre-war Germany, a book on the genealogy of the Moos family, a pre-WWII advertisement for Ludwig Ottenheimer's clothing store, a photocopy of the same advertisement after the Aryanization of the store, postwar correspondence. and a small siddur (daily Jewish prayer book) carried by Ludwig Ottenheimer during his military service during WWI and with him to the United States. Ludwig Ottenheimer was arrested after Kristallnacht and spent one month in the Dachau concentration camp. After his release, the family immigrated to the United States.
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