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George Manasse Collection

Identifier: AR 6379


The file contains various documents pertaining to George Manasse.


  • 1923-1989


Language of Materials

This collection is in German and English.

Conditions Governing Access

This material has been digitized to expand access while protecting the materials from degradation through physical handling. Access to the original materials in the reading room of the Center for Jewish History in New York City will only be granted to users who can demonstrate a legitimate research need to do so. Please submit requests to view original materials via email to and include a description of your research project and an explanation of why access to the physical materials is necessary.

Conditions Governing Use

Collection has been digitized.

Biographical / Historical

Born 1893 in Margolin/Prussia, educated in Berlin, started to work for Schocken in 1912 in Zwickau, instrumental in building the Schocken department store concern, general manager until 1934; forced retirement, emigration to Sweden, started factory for ski and rain wear; moved to the United States in 1940.


2 Folders