This collection contains copies of the files of the Rosenthal family compiled by the Gestapo. The Jewish family was forced to emigrate from Berlin in 1943. The documents include declaration forms of financial assets confiscated by the state. The family requested to see these documents as part of their compensation claim at the Restitution Office in Berlin in 1966.
Rosenthal family: copy Gestapo documents
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 1556 WL1695
- Dates of Creation1943-1966
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialGerman
- Physical Description1 folder
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Siegfried Rosenthal was born in Meseritz, Posen (Poland) on 2 April 1896. He lived in Berlin with his wife Else Sara Rosenthal (née Schallmach), born in Posen (Poland) on 24 December 1902, and daughter Bela, born 17 August 1942 in Berlin. Siegfried Rosenthal's last job before emigration was at a refuse disposal company.
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Donated by Joanna Millan.