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This is the passport of Jacob Israel Rubin who fled Nazi Germany in 1940. Jacob Rubin was born in Kolomea, Austria (modern day Kolomyia, Ukraine) on January 17th 1883.
There is a physical description of Jacob Israel Rubin listed in the passport. He is described as being of medium build, with an oval face, brown eyes, gray hair and gray facial hair. He lived in Vienna when he applied for his passport. His occupation is listed as a commercial staff worker. The passport was issued December 17 1939. Rubin was cleared to leave German on July 1st 1940.
There are a number of Latvian Railway stamps for July 11 1940. He was cleared to travel through China July 27th 1940. There are a number of Chinese travel stamps dating from early August 1940, which show the original date in the Chinese 60-year-calender.
The final page of the passport contains an immigration Visa stamp that was processed May 7th 1940 at the American Consulate in Vienna, Germany.
Keene State College
Deutches Reich and Rubin (Passport Holder), Jacob Israel, "Passport of Jacob Israel Rubin" (1939). Holocaust & Genocide Studies Archive. 4.