Another Article For The US Ephemera Journal

Another Article For The US Ephemera Journal

As a member of the Ephemera Society of America I was pleased to publish another article on historical passports. I still remain the only society…

East German Passport 1958 – USA Visa

East German Passport 1958 – USA Visa

East German Passport USA The “cool” thing here is the GDR EXIT VISA for the United States of America! An exciting collectible! This East German…

East German Deprivation of Citizenship

East German Deprivation of Citizenship

An East German man faced imprisonment and expatriation after a failed escape to West Germany. His story reflects the GDR’s harsh measures and bureaucratic oppression…

Tibet Passport of Tsepon Shakabpa

Tibet Passport of Tsepon Shakabpa

The article details the rediscovery of Tsepon Shakabpa’s Tibetan passport, issued in 1947. This passport, which was lost for years, symbolizes Tibet’s de facto independence…

Edith Lövinsohn aboard the SS St. Louis

Edith Lövinsohn aboard the SS St. Louis

Edith Lövinsohn SS St. Louis The Lövinsohn family papers relate to Edith Lövinsohn and Hella Roubicek’s (née Lövinsohn) experience aboard the MS St. Louis. The…

Collectors may pay a lot for old passports

Collectors may pay a lot for old passports

Passport history old passports Anyone who needs a new passport goes to the citizens’ office, applies, waits two weeks, gets the document. The old, expired…

German Passport – Treaty Commission Versailles

German Passport – Treaty Commission Versailles

The article discusses a 1919 German diplomatic passport from the Treaty Commission at Versailles, recently rediscovered. Issued for Theodor Lehmann, it symbolizes Germany’s post-WWI diplomatic…