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Levy family papers

Document | Accession Number: 2015.415.1

The collection documents the Holocaust experiences of the Levy family of Saarlouis (present day Saarlouis, Germany). Included are identification papers; birth, marriage, and death certificates; immigration and travel documents; and family books that document the movements and lives of Alfred, his wife Meta (née Mayer), and their children Marlyse and Theo as they encountered increasing Nazi persecution in the pre-war and wartime years in the French cities of Saarlouis, Saarbrücken, Thionville, Villefranche-de-Rouergue, as well as Luxembourg. Also included are photographs depicting Alfred Levy as a soldier in World War I and a Supreme Court justice in Saarlouis and Saarbrücken; the Levy family in Luxembourg and Villefranche-de-Rouergue; the Mayer family; the inauguration of a new synagogue in Saarbrücken; and the World Jewish Congress meeting in Montreux, Switzerland.

Date
1887-1981  (inclusive)
1924-1969  (bulk)
Language
French
German
English
Genre/Form
Photographs.
Extent
2 linear ft..
Extent
2 boxes
2 oversize boxes
3 oversize folders
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Marlyse Levy Kennedy
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Record last modified: 2018-07-13 13:57:03
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