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  • Hd76s6089?file=thumbnail
    Date: 1893
    Contributing Institution: Graduate Theological Union
    Description: From left, Arno, Rosa, Else, Auguste, Siegfried (image inserted), Elfriede, Edith, Paul and Erna. Parents: Siegfried Stein (1843-1893) and Auguste nee Courant Stein (1849-1936). Died in the Holocaust: Edith (1891-1942), Elfriede (1881-1942), Paul (1872-1943) and Rosa (1883-1942). Escaped Germany to the Americas: Arno (1879-1948), Else (1876-1956) and Erna (1890-1978). Edith was born on Yom Kippur, October 12, 1891, the youngest of eleven children (4 died in childhood). “Let me recall here that of the seven siblings in that family, four lost their lives in the Shoah, or Holocaust. The oldest brother Paul, together with his wife Gertrude, Frieda, Rosa and Edith. Also, a niece, Eva Stein, daughter of Arno, was killed. Arno and most of his family emigrated to America as did Erna with her family. Else, the oldest sister, and family, followed her son to Columbia, South America.” (Susanne Batzdorff correspondence to Rosa Maria Agnus Adelheid)
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    Date: 1914
    Contributing Institution: Graduate Theological Union
    Description: Nurses free time activities at the Lazaretto, Edith seated at left, 1914. Edith volunteers with other women students as a nurse with German Red Cross at military hospital in Mahrisch-Weisskirchen. She cares for soldiers suffering from infectious diseases: typhus, dysentery and cholera. She lost many friends and acquaintances during the war.
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