Stumbling Stone to commemorate the deportation and murder of Sara Rothschild in front of her former home.
Taubenheimstrasse 62 in Stuttgart, the place where Sara Rothschild lived prior to her deportation to KZ Theresienstadt in Czechoslovakia.
Former Gestapo headquarters in Stuttgart. In November 1941, the bureaucrats of the "Jew Unit" ("Judenreferat") organized the first of many deportations of Jews from Württemberg. The "Jew Unit" was located in the attic of the building.
Gestapo order for the first deportation of Württemberg Jews in 1941. Sara Rothschild was exempt from that very transport because she was already 70 years old at the time. Her deportation train to Theresienstadt left Stuttgart on August 22nd 1942.
Nordbahnhof Stuttgart, the place where the deportations from Stuttgart started. The fare was 50 Reichsmark plus 5 Reichsmark for a compulsory lunch that was never served. The deported Jews were systematically robbed of all their material possessions by the NS regime.
Sara Rothschild's name on the memorial wall at Nordbahnhof Stuttgart commemorating the 2600 Jewish and Sinti victims from Württemberg.
Image of the Ghetto Theresienstadt Card Index, found online at Arolsen Archives, International Center on Nazi Persecution. The original Photograph is located at Federation of Jewish Communities in the Czech Republic, Prague.