Recollections of Klara and Otto Markstein
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.
- Löwenstein, Edith (Person)
Language of Materials
This collection is in German and English.
Open to researchers.
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
1 Folders (1 audiocassette)
Recording of a reading about experiences as internees in Nazi Germany and as refugees in Latin America.
- Buchenwald (Concentration camp)
- Buenos Aires (Argentina)
- Dachau (Concentration camp)
- Jewish refugees
- Jews -- Persecutions -- Austria
- La Paz (Bolivia)
- Latin America -- Emigration and immigration
- Löwenstein, Edith
- Markstein family
- Markstein, Klara
- Markstein, Otto
- Oral histories (literary works)
- Sound recordings
- Vienna (Austria)
- Guide to Recollections of Klara and Otto Markstein AR 10579
- Processed by LBI staff
- © 2011
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English.