Joseph and Loeb family papers
The bulk of the collection relates to Chaim Beer Joseph and Pauline Franziska (Francis) Joseph, husband and wife. Included are family papers (such as marriage and death certificates); documents relating to the Josephs' efforts to emigrate to the United States from Germany, Mrs. Joseph's new life after emigrating to the US following the sudden death of her husband in Germany, Mrs. Joseph's successful efforts to obtain restitution from West Germany, and Mrs. Joseph's payments to American welfare authorities in return for their assistance to her after her arrival in America. Also included are documents relating to the postwar search by the donor's husband for his uncle, Eugen Weis, and to subsequent information that Weis had been deported from Dachau to Riga in 1941.
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Also in Joseph and Loeb families collection
Contains materials documenting the experiences of members of the Joseph and Loeb families. Some of these materials may be combined into a single collection in the future.
Pauline Joseph passport
The "Reisepass" was issued to Pauline Franziska "Sara" Joseph (b. Neustadt) [friend of donor] by the Chief of Police in Berlin, Germany. It is stamped with a red "J" in the upper left corner to identify the holder as a Jew. It includes immigration visas for the United States issued in Germany and Spain.