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Heinz Loewy postcard

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    The collection consists of a postcard received by Heinz Loewy (later Henry Long), who fled to Shanghai, China after surviving imprisonment in several German concentration camps from 1936-1939. The postcard was written by Siegmund "Israel" Meyersohn in Berlin, Germany and dated 17 April 1941.
    creation:  1941 April 17
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Evelyn Goldstein Woods
    Collection Creator
    Heinz Loewy
    Heinz Loewy (later Henry Fred Long, 1907-1971) was born on 10 May 1907 in Berlin, Germany. He worked as a musician. Heinz was arrested in 1936 and imprisoned in several concentration camps including Columbia, Lichtenburg, Dachau, and Buchenwald. He was released from Buchenwald on 4 January 1939. He fled to Shanghai, China and survived the Holocaust there. In 1947 Heinz immigrated to the United States aboard the SS Marine Adder. He married fellow survivor Herta Loschinski in 1951.

    Physical Details

    1 folder
    System of Arrangement
    The collection is arranged as a single series.

    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

    Geographic Name
    Shanghai (China)
    Personal Name
    Loewy, Heinz.

    Administrative Notes

    The postcard was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2005 by Evelyn Goldstein Woods, the daughter of the wife of Heinz Loewy.
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    2023-02-24 14:22:16
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