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Recollections of Klara and Otto Markstein

 Collection
Identifier: AR 10579

Scope and Content Note

Audio tape with recollections of Edith Löwenstein's parents, Klara and Otto Markstein. In the first part of the recording, Klara Markstein describes an emigration experience in Latin America, focusing on a train ride from Buenos Aires, Argentina, to La Paz, Bolivia (approximately 22 minutes). Then Otto Markstein recalls his experiences in Dachau or Buchenwald, including an escape of two other prisoners (approximately 15 minutes).

Also included is a short letter by their daughter, Edith Löwenstein about the audio tape’s provenance.

Dates

  • [unknown]

Creator

Language of Materials

This collection is in German and English.

Access Restrictions

Open to researchers.

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

email: lbaeck@lbi.cjh.org

Extent

1 Folders (1 audiocassette)

Abstract

Recording of a reading about experiences as internees in Nazi Germany and as refugees in Latin America.

Related Material

See also Edith Löwenstein’s memoirs, Survival, ME 1092.

Title
Guide to Recollections of Klara and Otto Markstein  AR 10579
Status
Completed
Author
Processed by LBI staff
Date
© 2011
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the Leo Baeck Institute Repository

Contact:
15 West 16th Street
New York NY 10011 United States