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Elsbeth Demuth Collection

Identifier: AR 10002 / MF 807


  • 1892-1941


Language of Materials

This collection is in German and English.

Access Restrictions

Collection is microfilmed, please use MF 807

Access Information

Collection is digitized. Follow the links in the Container List to access the digitized materials.

Readers may access the collection by visiting the Lillian Goldman Reading Room at the Center for Jewish History. We recommend reserving the collection in advance; please visit the LBI Online Catalog and click on the "Request" button.

Use Restrictions

There may be some restrictions on the use of the collection. For more information, contact:

Leo Baeck Institute, Center for Jewish History, 15 West 16th Street, New York, NY 10011


Biographical Note

Elsbeth Demuth married Bernard Simon. They had a factory in Berlin producing metal parts for photo albums. In the early 1920s they emigrated to New York where they founded a company that enlarged photographs, Simmon Brothers Co. They also changed their name to Simmon. Their daughter Kay (Kaete) Blumberg became a photographer.

Several other members of the Simon family moved to England, among them Sir Francis Simon, a physicist, who worked on the develpment of the atomic bomb.


0.5 Linear Feet

3 Folders


Collection is available on 1 reel of microfilm (MF 807).

Separated Material

Photographs have been removed to the LBI Photograph Collection.
Guide to the Elsbeth Demuth Collection, 1892-1941 AR 10002 / MF 807
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Language of description
Script of description
Language of description note
Description is in English.

Revision Statements

  • May 17, 2012 : Links to digital objects added in Container List.

Repository Details

Part of the Leo Baeck Institute Repository

15 West 16th Street
New York NY 10011 United States