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Goldstein family papers

Document | Accession Number: 1989.89

The Goldstein family papers, 1914-1982, contain photographic postcards of Herman Goldstein (1889-1943) serving as a German soldier in World War I; four photographs of Herman, Rita, and Heinz Goldstein (b. 1928) at a celebration aboard the MS St. Louis, 1939; a printed wedding invitation for Herman Goldstein and Rita Goldstein (née Grubner, 1893-1979) held on November 6, 1927 at the Lutzow Strasse Synagogue in Berlin; and a typed letter regarding the publication of the book "Voyage of the Damned," April 18, 1974. Also included are newspaper clippings and magazine articles relating to the MS St. Louis as well as a Life magazine, May 6, 1946, and The Southern Israelite, April 16, 1982.

The Goldstein family papers contain photographic postcards of Herman Goldstein serving as a soldier in the German Army during World War I and include handwritten notes on the reverse side. These photographs include Herman Goldstein riding a warhorse, a group photograph of soldiers including Herman Goldstein holding a baton, and a studio portrait of Herman Goldstein in his uniform. Also included are four photographs and copy prints of a celebration aboard the MS St. Louis, 1939. The photographs include the Goldstein family and various unidentified passengers. The child blowing the horn in one of the photographs is Heinz Goldstein.

The papers also include a printed wedding invitation for Herman Goldstein and Rita Grubner which was held on November 6, 1927 at the Lutzow Strasse Synagogue in Berlin, and a typed letter regarding the publication of the book Voyage of the Damned, signed by Gordon Thomas and Max Morgan-Witts, April 18, 1974.

Printed materials within the papers includes newspapers clippings and magazine articles about the MS St. Louis published in French, German, and English, as well as a complete Life magazine, May 6, 1946 and The Southern Israelite, April 16, 1982.

Date
inclusive:  1914-1982
Extent
4 folders
1 oversize folder
 
Record last modified: 2021-04-22 13:09:45
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