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Julius Hirsch Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 6515

Scope and Content Note

The collection comprises various official documents and correspondence of Julius and Bertha Hirsch née Fenster during the interwar-period and years of World War II.

Documents include various reference letters for Bertha Fenster / Bertha Noahfeldt (before she married Julius Hirsch) describing her work at diverse Jewish children's institutes, especially those sponsored by the Jüdischer Frauenbund. There are also some marriage documents for the parents of Bertha and membership and birth certificates. Folder 2 includes some postcards depicting the residence of the Hirsch's during the war, identification documents, and other permits and certificates.

Dates

  • 1902-1959

Creator

Language of Materials

This collection is in German, French and Hebrew.

Access Restrictions

Open to researchers.

Access Information

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

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

email: lbaeck@lbi.cjh.org

Biographical Note

Julius Hirsch, born 1906 in Welnau, merchant in Berlin. Bertha, née Fenster, born 1903 in Berlin. They emigrated to France where they lived in part under the alias of Helby, after the war they emigrated first to Israel and later to the United States. Hirsch moved back to Germany in the early 1980s

Extent

2 Folders

Abstract

The collection comprises various official documents and correspondence of Julius and Bertha Hirsch née Fenster during the interwar-period and years of World War II.
Title
Guide to the Julius Hirsch Collection, 1902-1959  AR 6515
Status
In Progress
Author
Processed by Julie Dawson
Date
© 2012
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

Revision Statements

  • February 24, 2014 : Links to digital objects added in Container List.

Repository Details

Part of the Leo Baeck Institute Repository

Contact:
15 West 16th Street
New York NY 10011 United States