Stade, Lower Saxony: Jewish school girl reminiscences

Scope and Content

Papers of Stade, Lower Saxony, 1980s, comprise correspondence and papers relating to an invitation by the city of Stade to Dinah Ruth Curtis to attend a special reunion of all surviving former Jewish residents; Correspondence of Hartmut Lohmann regarding the historical reconstruction of life for Jews in Stade during the Nazi era; Correspondence regarding the 125th anniversary exhibition, Maedchenbildung in Stade , at the Vincent Luebeck Schule.

Administrative / Biographical History

This collection of correspondence and papers relates to the experience of a former Jewish pupil of a secondary school in Stade, Lower Saxony. The papers relate to three separate projects: an invitation by the city of Stade to Dinah Ruth Curtis, the former school pupil, along with all other surviving Jewish former residents of the city for a special reunion; a request by a historian at the city archives for biographical information relating to her persecution by the Nazis and a request by her former school to contribute material towards an exhibition on the subject of girls' education in Stade to mark the 125th anniversary of the school.


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Acquisition Information

Deposited by John Curtis.

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Archivist's Note

Entry compiled by Howard Falksohn.

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