Käthe Raphael, portrait photo from around 1920.

(Nuremberg City Archives C21(VII No. 121)

The house at Theodorstrasse 5. Photo 1910.

(Nuremberg City Archives, A64 No. 995)

The house at Theodorstrasse 5 is circled in red. Together with Emilienstrasse and Prinzregentenufer, the street is part of a large upper-class residential area built at the beginning of the 20th century on the grounds of the former Klett engineering works. In the bottom left-hand corner of the picture, the Pegnitz River enters the old city. The avenue of plane trees along Prinzregentenufer is also visible. Aerial photo 1927.

(Nuremberg City Archives, A 97 No. 302)

Käthe Raphael

(1892-1941)

Loacation of stone: Theodorstrasse 5 District: Wöhrd
Sponsor: Edith Holländer Laying of stone: 3 October 2012

Biography

On 3 Oktober 2012 Edith Holländer (nee Raphael) sponsored the laying of a stumbling stone for her aunt Käthe Raphael, a victim of the Holocaust.

Käthe Raphael was born on 1 April 1892 in Frankfurt an der Oder. From the mid-1920s onwards she lived in Nuremberg, working as a correspondent. She was single and had no children.

On 29 November 1941 she was deported to the Riga-Jungfernhof camp and murdered there.

- Nuremberg City Archives, C 21/X No. 7 registration card.

- Nuremberg City Archives (ed.), Gedenkbuch für die Nürnberger Opfer der Schoa (Quellen zur Geschichte und Kultur der Stadt Nürnberg, vol. 29), Nuremberg 1998, p. 268.