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Emil L. Feigenbaum Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 11594

Scope and Content Note

This collection contains materials highlighting accomplished German-Jewish athletes and soldiers. The earliest material in the collection are programs regarding memorial services for Jewish soldiers in the German army (1915-1916) and regarding the 54th Infantry Division in Russia (World War I period); followed by two editions of newspapers (one containing an article by Hermann Badt entitled Momentbilder von der Palästinafahrt des Graf Zeppelin from publication Aus alter und neuer Zeit - Illustrierte Zweiwochenschrift des Israelitischen Familienblattes (1929); and obituary of Jakob Wolff, Jewish pilot in the German air force in WW I, from publication Der Schild - Zeitschrift des Reichsbundes Jüdischer Frontsoldaten (1926)); a scrapbook with clippings circa 1924-1936 featuring various Jewish Olympic athletes; photocopies of two pages of Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, July 1953, with articles about: July 20 plot to assassinate Hitler, the Jewish artist Otto Freundlich (who was prominently featured in the 1937 "degenerate art" exhibit), and a film entitled Der Nürnberger Prozeß.

Dates

  • 1915-1953

Creator

Language of Materials

This collection is in German.

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

Extent

1 Folders

Abstract

This collection contains materials highlighting accomplished German-Jewish athletes and soldiers. The earliest material in the collection are programs regarding memorial services for Jewish soliders in the German army (1915-1916) and regarding the 54th Infantry Division in Russia (World War I period); followed by two editions of newspapers (one containing an article by Hermann Badt entitled Momentbilder von der Palästinafahrt des Graf Zeppelin from publication Aus alter und neuer Zeit - Illustrierte Zweiwochenschrift des Israelitischen Familienblattes (1929); and obituary of Jakob Wolff, Jewish pilot in the German air force in WW I, from publication Der Schild - Zeitschrift des Reichsbundes Jüdischer Frontsoldaten (1926)); a scrapbook with clippings circa 1924-1936 featuring various Jewish Olympic athletes; photocopies of two pages of Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, July 1953, with articles about: July 20 plot to assassinate Hitler, the Jewish artist Otto Freundlich (who was prominently featured in the 1937 "degenerate art" exhibit), and a film entitled Der Nürnberger Prozeß.
Title
Guide to the Emil L. Feigenbaum Collection, 1915-1953  AR 11594
Status
In Progress
Author
Processed by Michael O'Connor
Date
© 2013
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

Revision Statements

  • July 2015:: dao links added by Emily Andresini.

Repository Details

Part of the Leo Baeck Institute Repository

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