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Kaumheimer family papers 1988.1133
1988.1133  
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Description
The collection comprises papers from the families of two German Jewish brothers, Julius and Ludwig Kaumheimer, during the period 1935-1940. Papers include certificates of citizenship, certificates documenting their service in the Germany Army and their awards of the Iron Cross, passports and correspondence. Correspondence relates to the imprisonment of Dr. Ludwig Kaumheimer in Dachau concentration camp after Kristallnacht in November 1938. Also included is a 1939 security directive regarding currency laws restricting access of Dr. Ludwig Kaumheimer and his wife Hilde Kaumheimer to the money in their bank accounts.
Background
Dr. Ludwig Kaumheimer was a pediatrician who lived in Munich, Germany. He was born on May 1, 1881 in Munich, Germany. Dr. Kaumheimer was the deputy chairman of a children's insitute in Munich operated by the Central Verein (Central Organization); he was active in the founding of the institute and provided volunteer services for over 30 years. His wife, Hilde Rosenberg Kaumheimer, born November 2, 1901 in Berlin, managed the institute from 1928 until 1932. She and Dr. Kaumheimer were married in 1933.
Extent
0.1 Linear feet comprising two folders
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