Correspondence and photographs of Julius Bloch

Language of Description
Alt. Identifiers
  • 69988
1 Jan 1937 - 24 Mar 1956
Level of Description
  • German
EHRI Partner

Extent and Medium

1 folder, 1 volume


Biographical History

Julius Bloch was born in Bühl/ Baden in June 1877. He became a member of the Jewish Gemeindevorstand in Pforzheim, Baden Wuerttemberg, in 1923; member of the Israelitische Kultusgemeinde, Frankfurt/ Main, where he was also chairman of the Jewish Welfare Committee and head of the regional office for the Hilfsverein der Juden in Deutschland. He was responsible for rationalisng the provision of welfare to Jews in Frankfurt by centralising the numerous smaller organisations into one large organisation. By May 1938 he was living in London. In 1946 he was deputy of the New Liberal Congregation, London. He died in London in 1956. The last letter was from the leader of the Jewish community in Baden, an old friend, reporting the desecration of some 20 gravestones in the Jewish cemetery there, 1955.


Correspondence to Julius Bloch; doc.

Donated July 1998

Donor: Re-accession

Scope and Content

This collection of correspondence documents, in part, the life of Julius Bloch, a German Jewish immigrant, and former memberof the Jewish cultural communities in Frankfurt/ Main and Pforzheim. Also included is a photo album documenting the work of apprenticeshop workshops for Jewish teenagers in Frankfurt am Main, and a draft statement about the establishment and role of the workshops.

System of Arrangement

The material is arranged into the following categories: correspondence, statement and photographs.

Conditions Governing Access


Related Units of Description

  • See also Bloch, Julius: Die Neuorganisation der offenen juedischen Wohlfahrtspflege in Frankfurt am Main, Microfilm 334/W174.




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