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Felix and Frieda Schuster Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 11898

Scope and Content Note

The collection contains documents pertaining to Felix Schuster's service in World War I; the restitution claims of Felix Schuster and his wife Frieda Schuster née Wolf; and family photographs.

Folder 1 contains documents pertaining to Felix Schuster's service in World War I, including a military pass and certificates pertaining to military awards he received; and documents pertaining to Felix and Frieda Schuster's restitution claims, including forms detailing the decisions and related correspondence with lawyers. A marriage certificate and passports are also included.

Folder 2 contains photographs of Felix and Frieda Schuster and their son Fred, as well as photographs of additional family members in Germany and the United States.

Dates

  • undated, 1913-1963

Creator

Language of Materials

This collection is in German and English.

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

Felix Schuster was born on December 10, 1890, in Sterbfritz. His wife Frieda Schuster née Wolf was born on July 8, 1896, in Windecken. They emigrated from Germany to the United States in 1939.

Extent

2 Folders

Abstract

The collection contains documents pertaining to Felix Schuster's service in World War I; the restitution claims of Felix Schuster and his wife Frieda Schuster née Wolf; and family photographs.

Related Material

Medal has been removed to the LBI Art & Objects Collections
Title
Guide to the Felix and Frieda Schuster Collection, undated, 1913-1963  AR 11898
Status
In Progress
Author
Processed by Sarah Glover
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