OBERHAUSEN: 46147 North Rhine-Westphalia

Ot. Holten, Vennstr.
Ot. Lirich; (Gerz)
Owned by political entity. part of Plat Nr. 575. Size: 180 sq. meters; opened 1895; within the public cemetery; upkeep by the comunity of Wallhalben-Oberhausen. Source: Ernest B. Nathan with permission from Juedische Kultusgemeinde der Rheinpfalz.

12,245 Jews lived in the area in 1871.city (1994 pop. 226,254), North Rhine-Westphalia, W Germany, an industrial center of the Ruhr district. This port on the Rhine-Herne Canal and a rail junction has railway workshops and a large thermoelectric plant. The first German steam engine was built in Sterkrade, now a district of Oberhausen, in 1814. Oberhausen was chartered in 1874. Source: The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition, 2004. Holocaust information. [October 2010]

Yizkor: Years of terror: National Socialism in Oberhausen, a memorial book for the victims of Fascism [December 2012]

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