“A remarkable “paper monument” On 14 April 2020 the Arsolen Archives posted the exciting news that almost all of the historical collections were now available online.… Read More »20 Apr 2020: The Arolsen Archives Online
On Saturday 27 January 1945, Soviet forces liberated Auschwitz. Of the 7,000 remaining prisoners, one man had a direct connection to Themar. His story — although we… Read More »1945: 75 Years since the Liberation of Auschwitz.
The text below is a translation of the article, “,,Ein Quadrat auf der Erde — Ein Mensch,“written by Cornell Hoppe. “Year after year, the residents of… Read More »2019: Stolpersteine for the Frankenberg & Grünbaum Families
This article appeared in the January 2016 newsletter, Zachor, of the Vancouver Holocaust Education Centre.
Quelle: Stadtarchiv Themar, Ordner 109 On 18 March 1941, Lothar Israel Guthmann, b. 1898, paid the fee of 20 pfg to register his arrival in… Read More »Lothar Guthmann — who was he & why was he in Themar in 1941?
On 3 March 1921, Minnie Marks applied for a passport for herself and her five-year-old grandson Lloyd Marx to travel to Germany. Her purpose? To visit… Read More »Summer 1921 — Minnie & Lloyd visit the rellies!