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The Margaret and Kurt Rosenberg Family Collection

Identifier: AR 25280


Correspondence, manuscripts,documents and photographs of Kurt Rosenberg and Margarethe Rosenberg, née Levinson.


  • undated, 1797-2003


Language of Materials

This collection is in German and English.

Use Restrictions

There may be some restrictions on the use of the collection. For more information, contact:

Leo Baeck Institute, Center for Jewish History, 15 West 16th Street, New York, NY 10011


Biographical Note

Dr. med. Margarethe Rosenberg, née Levinson (1898-1991?) - pathologist and part time photographer.

Dr. jur. Kurt Rosenberg was born in Hamburg, Germany, in 1900. He worked as a lawyer and was a keen observer of the social scene in Germany. In 1927 he got married to Dr. med. Margarethe Levinson. In 1937 he went on an exploratory trip to the United States and emigrated in 1938 with his wife and their daughters, Thekla-Maria and Gabriele. They settled in Mount Vernon, NY. He worked in an export business until 1956, when he was readmitted to the bar in Germany and took on restitution cases. He died in 1977.


1.5 Linear Feet