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Rosa Goldberg envelope

Document | Not Digitized | Accession Number: 1992.162

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    Overview

    Description
    The envelope was sent by Rosa Goldberg from Millergasse 12.-16, Kassel, Germany to Morris Moidel at 4 Equality Park, W. Newport, RI, USA. The Moidel family were friends of the Goldberg family in Kassel and managed to get visas and immigrate to the United States before the war. The envelope bears four stamps of German National Insignia, encircled with "Oberkommando der Wermacht." The word "Geöffnet" is stamped three times on the the verso. The whereabouts of the former contents of the envelope are unknown.
    Date
    creation:  1941 September 15
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Stanley Jaffe
    Collection Creator
    Rosa Goldberg
    Biography
    Rosa Goldberg was born Rosa Seemann on June 4, 1904 in Poland. She married Baruch Golberg, also from Poland, in 1927. The couple lived at Mullergasse 12-16 in Kassel, Germany with their sons, Manfed (b. April 21, 1930) and Hermann (b. July 1934). Baruch Goldberg escaped to Britain in August 1939, but the rest of the family were unable to join him before World War II began. Goldberg and her sons were deported to the Riga ghetto in Latvia In December 1941. In August 1943 they were sent to a nearby labor camp. Hermann was taken away by guards one day and presumably killed. Rosa and Manfred were sent to the Stutthof concentration camp in August 1944. They survived a death march from Stutthof and were liberated in Neustadt, Germany on May 3, 1945. They reunited with Baruch Goldberg in Britain in September 1946

    Physical Details

    Language
    German
    Genre/Form
    Stamped envelopes.
    Extent
    1 folder

    Rights & Restrictions

    Conditions on Access
    There are no known restrictions on access to this material.
    Conditions on Use
    Material(s) in this collection may be protected by copyright and/or related rights. You do not require further permission from the Museum to use this material. The user is solely responsible for making a determination as to if and how the material may be used.

    Keywords & Subjects

    Topical Term
    Jews--Germany--Kassel.
    Geographic Name
    Kassel (Germany)

    Administrative Notes

    Provenance
    Stanley Jaffe donated the envelope to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 1992.
    Record last modified:
    2023-10-03 08:36:24
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