Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:
The Buchheim Jonas Family Collection holds documentation of various branches of the Jonas family of Waldbreitbach, Germany, especially the descendants of Louis Jonas and Ella Buchheim, and tells of their emigration from Germany. In addition, it documents aspects of the life of Meier Buchheim of Dauborn, Germany, especially his attempt to emigrate and later death. The collection includes many family photographs, family trees, correspondence, official documents, material on the village of Waldbreitbach, and other documentation.
This collection contains materials related to the family history of Elizabeth Strauss Plaut (1911-2003). Family photographs make up the bulk of the collection. Other materials include Plaut’s notes and correspondence regarding genealogy, several of Plaut’s articles about genealogical research, and a few family papers.
This collection contains the genealogical research of Elizabeth Strauss Plaut. Papers to be found here include extensive correspondence, family trees, and research notes on the genealogy of the Plaut and Strauss families.
The collection contains three circumcision registers (Mohelbuecher) with some entries from Prague, 1816 and Baiersdorf, 1819 and mostly from Munich, 1826-1885. In addition there is a ‘Memorbuch’ from Fuerth, Bavaria.
Fred Strauss was the son of Milian Strauss (1893-1964), a textile businessman in Frankfurt am Main during the 1930s. This collection consists of the personal papers of the Strauss and Neu families. The bulk of the collection is correspondence written from 1938-1941 and restitution papers from the 1960s. Other materials include personal identification papers, vital records, and emigration papers.
Vital records, educational certificates, professional documents, and other archival materials pertaining to several families who were related by marriage to George Popper. All materials originated from Austria, Bohemia, and Moravia.
This collection holds materials relating to the life of Hedwig Strauss, a Jewish woman who perished during the Shoah. Although it is primarily composed of letters and postcards to her son Walter dealing with her life in Germany between 1939 to 1941 and her attempts to escape, it also includes further correspondence with and between family members as well as personal and official documents on Hedwig Strauss and her son Walter.
This collection contains documents pertaining to the family history and biography of Ilse Strauss in Krefeld (Germany), England, and Australia. Included are family trees, manuscripts, diaries, photographs and correspondence.
This collection contains genealogical and family documents of the Linz and the Weiter families from Greussenheim and Tauberrettersheim; as well as documents and photographs regarding the Jewish community in Hof. Genealogical information includes a family tree and family history about the Linz and the Weiter families (from mid-18th to early 20th century), and correspondence with German archives about historical members of that family (1983-1998) including a list of Linz family members listed in the Jewish registers of Greussenheim and Weiter family members of Tauberrettersheim, 1813-1875. Material about the Jewish community at Hof consists of correspondence with the city of Hof and photographs taken in 2005 of the new Jewish community center (primarily composed of Russians) and memorial plaque to the original synagogue burned in 1938 (where current community has a Yom Hashoah service annually). The collection also contains a leather bound book that belonged to Hermann Epstein (maternal grandfather of Charles B. Linz), containing poetry dedicated to his future wife Marie Frank, and a poem written on business stationary. Old photographs include one of Hermann Epstein in a Shakespeare performance. Also included in the collection is a letter, of unknown connection to the rest of the collection, addressed to Emil Heniken in Nürnberg, enforcing the law that non-Jews must only be treated by non-Jewish doctors (1934).
The Sartorius Family Collection holds documentation on the history of the Sartorius family, along with its related families. Most of the collection consists of family trees and correspondence concerning family genealogy, although memoirs and biographical articles are also present, as are a number of family photographs. The collection especially provides information on the family's origins in Germany and lives in the American South, including family members' service in the Confederate forces during the Civil War, in addition to some information on parts of the family who resided in France.