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Levinson and Stern family papers

Document | Accession Number: 2015.606.1

The Levinson and Stern family papers primarily contain biographical materials and photographs related to the Levinson family of Homburg, Saarland, Germany and the Stern family of Kassel, Germany in the 1920s and 1930s prior to immigrating to the United States in 1935. Biographical materials include birth and death records, identification papers, a diary of Ann Stern Levinson, genealogy notes, marriage certificates and two ketubahs. Photographs include numerous identified family members in Germany as well as three photograph albums.

Biographical materials include birth and death records, identification papers, a diary of Ann Stern Levinson, genealogy notes, marriage certificates and two ketubahs. Other material included are cemetery records, papers related to Sidney Levinson’s time in the United States Army, and a memorial book for Emma Stern.

The correspondence contains some scattered letters and several telegrams. The telegrams are primarily sent from Fred and Ann Levinson while living in Basel, Switzerland to his parents Sidney and Ann Levinson announcing several events such as their engagement and the births of their daughters.

The photographs contain numerous identified family members in Germany as well as three photograph albums. Included are portraits, family gatherings and vacations, and casual photographs. There are also several photographs of Sidney Levinson while he was in the United States Army in Fort Knox, Kentucky, Carlisle, Pennsylvania, and Battle Creek, Michigan. The Levinson family photograph album, 1932-1940 contains photographs from the Levinsons’ trip to the United States aboard the SS Bremen in 1935 and their life in New York.

The printed material includes copies of Sidney and Fred Levinson’s dissertations, clippings, and a copy of Fred Levinson’s first book as a child, Mathilde Ritter’s Lustige Geschichten in Wort und Bild.

Date
inclusive:  1875-1995
bulk:  1875-1958
Language
German
English
Hebrew
Genre/Form
Photographs.
Diary.
Extent
3 boxes
2 oversize folders
1 oversize box
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Fred Levinson
 
Record last modified: 2021-04-21 15:46:19
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