date(s):
1917-1952
subject(s):
World War, 1914-1918; Stocks; Ration books; Armed Forces
type(s):
Documentary Artifacts; Collection
A3001 Goebel Family Papers Inventory of Goebel Family Papers A3001 EAD by Jaime Bourassa using ArchivesSpace Missouri Historical Society Library and Research Center 2018 225 S. Skinker Blvd. St. Louis, MO 63105 archives@mohistory.org URL: This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on 2018-10-02 06:47:09 -0500 . English Describing Archives: A Content Standard English Missouri Historical Society Library and Research Center Goebel Family Papers Goebel family A3001 0.02 Cubic Feet (3 folders; 1 oversize item) 1917-1952 German Processing Information Processed by Dennis Northcott, December 2012. Donor Information Papers were donated by Dorothy Goebel Brown, daughter of Anthony G. and Anna R. Goebel, in 1996. Biographical Sketch Anthony G. Goebel (died September 24, 1968), the son of Henry Frank Goebel, resided in St. Louis with his wife, Anna R. Goebel. Gilbert R. Loewenstein was born February 28, 1894, in St. Louis, and died July 11, 1960, in St. Louis. He served in the U.S. Army. The relationship of Loewenstein to the Goebel family could not be determined. Scope and Contents The papers contain six World War II–era ration books of Anthony G. and Anna R. Goebel; two stock certificates of Henry Frank Goebel in the International Aerial Navigation Co., 1923; and several Goebel family photographs. The papers also contain military documents and photographs of Gilbert R. Loewenstein. Arrangement The collection is arranged in two series: Papers Series and Photographs Series . Conditions Governing Access The collection is open for research use. Conditions Governing Use For permission to publish, quote from, or reproduce material in this collection, please contact the Archives Reference Desk at archives@mohistory.org . Copyright restrictions may apply. The researcher assumes full responsibility for comforming to the laws of copyright. Physical and Technical Requirements There are no physical or technical restrictions. Preferred Citation Goebel Family Papers, Missouri Historical Society Archives, St. Louis. Ration books World War, 1914-1918 United States -- Armed Forces World War, 1939-1945 -- France Goebel, Anna R. Goebel, Anthony G., -1968 Goebel, Henry Frank Loewenstein, Gilbert R., 1894-1960 Papers Series Fifty-cent German voucher dated Rüdesheim, June 26, 1917, District Board Office in the district of Rheingau. Translated German text on the back of the voucher reads, “This voucher is valid for payment through the district municipal banks and all communal insurance agencies. It will lose its monetary value upon after having been entered in the official acts of the district. District Rheingau is responsible for redemption.” 1917 June 26 1 1 Honorable discharge certificate of Gilbert Loewenstein, private first class, Aviation Section, Signal Enlisted Reserve Corps, given at School of Military Aeronautics, Columbus, Ohio. 1918 Apr 18 1 1 Appointment of Gilbert Loewenstein as sergeant, Company A, 305 Battalion, Tank Corps, in the U.S. Army, given at Camp Colt, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. 1918 June 25 1 1 Commission of Gilbert Loewenstein as second lieutenant, Tank Corps, in the U.S. Army. 1918 Aug 21 1 1 Honorable discharge certificate of Gilbert Loewenstein, second lieutenant, Tank Corps, U.S. Army, at Camp Grant, Illinois. 1919 Sept 3 1 1 Two stock certificates of Henry Frank Goebel in the International Aerial Navigation Co., incorporated under the laws of the state of Missouri. (oversize) 1923 June 27 OS: Ga-Gu Commission of Gilbert Loewenstein as second lieutenant, Infantry, in the U.S. Army. 1925 Apr 28 1 1 Publication titled Casa Grande: The Greatest Valley Pueblo of Arizona , by Edna Townsley Pinkley. (24 pages) 1927 Mar 21 1 1 Six war ration books issued to Anthony G. Goebel and Anna Rose Goebel, 8335 Eads Ave., Vinita Park, St. Louis County, Missouri. ca. 1942-1943 1 1 Japanese government–issued one peso currency note. ca. 1943-1945 1 2 Army Service Forces, Fifth Service Command, citation for the Army Commendation Ribbon to Captain Gilbert Loewenstein, Corps of Military Police, authorizing him to wear the Army Commendation Ribbon, “For rendering meritorious services as Prison Officer and Assistant Supervisor of Prisoners, 1530th Service Command Unit, USDB, Fort Benjamin Harrison, Indiana from 20 February 1945 to 18 May 1946. . . .” ca. 1946 1 2 Commission of Gilbert Loewenstein as major, Corps of Military Police, in the U.S. Army. 1947 Apr 2 1 2 Typescript copy of memorandum of the Missouri Senior Army Instructor, Organized Reserve Corps, St. Louis, Missouri, to the commanding general of the Fifth Army, Chicago, Illinois. Memorandum contains a roster: “The following named personnel have applied and are qualified for active duty training with Hq & Hq & Sv Co, 327th Engr C Bn . during the period 7 Aug 49 to 21 Aug 49 at the Fifth Army ORC Summer Camp, Camp McCoy, Wisconsin.” 1949 1 2 Commission of Gilbert Loewenstein as a reserve commissioned officer in the Officers’ Reserve Corps in the U.S. Army in the grade of major. 1952 Dec 12 1 2 Magazine clipping with several recipes. No date 1 2 Photographs Series Photograph with caption in German that reads, “Destroyed British tank on the beleaguered British lines between Bapaume and Arras.” Shows numerous soldiers examining the tank. [1917?] 1 3 Photograph with handwritten caption on back that reads, “On the drawbridge of Stoltzenfels, Capt. Kastor, Lt. Christtherson, Lt. Loewenstein.” Shows the three soldiers in uniform posed on the drawbridge. ca. 1918 1 3 Photograph with handwritten caption on back that reads, “Wild Acres, Oct. 1932. J.B. & Cabin.” Shows a ladder leaning against a cabin, an automobile, and a man. 1932 Oct 1 3 Three photographs identified as Anna Goebel (or Ann Goebel). One of these photographs shows her posed with a young man at a well; another shows her posed with two women in an automobile. No date 1 3 Photograph of three men posed in uniform posed in front of a Creve Coeur streetcar. No date 1 3 Photograph of soldier in uniform. No date 1 3 Five unidentified family photographs, most of which show individuals posed in front of or in automobiles. No date 1 3