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Frost and Wegner Family Collection
This collection holds the documents of Ismar Frost, his wife Rose Frost (née Wegner) and their family. The collection consists of private correspondence, professional and official correspondence, a large amount of restitution documents, personal documents and family photographs. It also holds Ismar Frost’s and other’s writings – fiction and non-fiction.
Functions and Operations Records in the Hadassah Archives
Hadassah Functions and Operations Records represent the bulk of aid and services provided to Hadassah's membership, from the 1920s to 2011. Materials found in the record group include correspondence, clippings, press releases, manuals and kits for chapters and members to implement programming and chapter structure, fundraising campaigns, scripts, study guides, programming for local and national meetings, biographical files, and training documentation. Departments documented in the record group include Public Affairs, Education, Women's Health, American Affairs, Zionist and International Affairs, Speakers Bureau, Fundraising, Program, Organization, Outreach and Tourism Departments. Materials related to the general administration of Hadassah are also in the record group; these materials include research and development of projects, archives department correspondence and other materials, Hadassah House administration, and strategic planning. The record group also documents Hadassah's efforts to expand membership outside of the United States, by the development of Hadassah International.
Garfunkel - Trager family papers
Contains research and original documents compiled by Milton M. Gottesman for his book "Hoopskirts and Huppas: A Chronicle of the Early Years of the Garfunkel-Trager Family in America, 1836-1920." Original documents are numbered to correspond with chapter notes. These primarily consist of correspondence between Garfunkel and Trager family members. Letters written by Louis Trager and Mark Moses are also available; as well letters between Aaron Garfunkel and his grandfather Abraham Isaac. Aaron Garfunkel pocket diaries from 1892-1940 form the second half of the collection. Research documents on Louis Trager's Civil War career include official records of the Union and Confederate Army, copies of correspondence concerning his appointment as U.S. Consul, and a copy of a recommendation letter from U.S. Grant Major General to Major General H.W. Halleck. Further research pertains to copies of Garfunkel family birth registers from Rzeskow, marriage and anniversy notices (Moses and Mashe Hennie Garfunkel; Aaron and Sarah Garfunkel; Ray and Nathan Adler), obituary clippings and articles (Abraham Isaac Trager, Moses Garfunkel, B.M. Garfunkel, Max Lubetkin, Aaron Garfunkel, and extended Garfunkel members), death certificates (Max and Rachel Lubetkin), copies of Moses Garfunkel's 1870 census records, a copy of a deed of slave to Abraham Isaac Trager, and a memoir written by Esther Garfunkel Gottesman. The Garfunkel-Trager hoopskirt business is documented through newsclipping of advertisements, a partnership contract for a new hoopskirt business in New York City, and advertisements and catalogs for the Broadway Bargain House. Information is also available regarding the founding of Beth Hamedrash Hagadol (New York, NY), Eldgridge Street Synagogue (New York, NY), and Congregation Tree of Life (Columbia, SC) as well as Montefiore Hospital (New York, NY).
Gazette of the United States, George Washington letter to Hebrew Congregation of Savannah
Collection consists of one item, the June 19, 1790 issue of the Gazette of the United States. Within this issue, an address made by Levi Sheftal, President of the Hebrew Congregation of Savannah, GA to President Washington was printed alongside President George Washington's reply.
General Jewish Council Records
The General Jewish Council was an umbrella organization founded by the American Jewish Committee, American Jewish Congress, B’nai B’rith, and Jewish Labor Committee in order to coordinate their rights defense activities.
The bulk of the records in this collection date between from 1938-1944, the active years of the Council. Materials consist primarily of correspondence, minutes, memoranda, and reports.
Georg Steindorff Collection
The collections contains Georg Steindorff's 1937 journal, calendars, various photographs and some biographical data.
George and Hildegard Lewin Collection
This collection contains documents and artifacts belonging to George and Hildegard Brandes Lewin and their family members. In addition to vital records, correspondence and photographs, there are handwritten music manuscripts and pencil drawings.
George and Lillian Friedman Collection
Documents and correspondence related to the Friedmanns' emigration from Germany and Cuba via the famous S. S. St. Louis (they were the only family who disembarked in Cuba), as well as documents related to the freezing of their assets and Jewish forced contributions in Germany in 1939.
George and Paul Ehrlich Collection
The collection contains concert programs; photograph of the painting Tanzpause by Benjamin Vautier; letter to Dr. Eduard Ehrlich regarding his membership in the Verband der Wiener Fachärzte; letter to Dr. Eduard Ehrlich from the Ärztekammer für Niederösterreich regarding his official title; letter to Irene Ehrlich regarding affadavits for her family, along with an additional personal letter to her regarding emigration; articles about Karl Pick, on the occasion of his 60th birthday; photocopy of a photograph of Leopoldine Ehrlich; and medical diploma for Eduard Ehrlich.
George Berlstein Family Collection
The collection contains documents pertaining to Emil and Irma Neumann's life in Vienna before World War II and their emigration from Vienna to the United States, including identity cards; passports; documentations pertaining to their acceptance of the names Israel and Sara; documents pertaining to Emil Neumann's claim for property seized by the German government; and family correspondence.
George F. Rohrlich Collection
The bulk of the collection consists of materials documenting the planning of the 50th reunion of Harvard Refugee Scholars. There are also a few materials documenting the establishment of the Harvard Refugee Scholar program.
George Manasse Family Material
This collection contains family papers of the businessman George Manasse, as well as papers of his wife, Anne-Marie Manasse (née Simon) and extended family members. Most prominent in this collection is the immigration correspondence of the couple. The collection also includes personal papers, photographs, sermons, a diary, inflation currency and ration coupons, and other material.
George Vida Collection
The collection contains primarily photocopies of documents concerning the efforts of the Vida family to emigrate from their home in Gablonz, Sudetenland (today Jablonec nad Nisou, Czech Republic) to the United States. There are also several of Vida's handwritten sermons.
Gerald J. Oppenheimer Collection
This collection contains materials on the Jewish community of Frankfurt am Main, Germany from the early 18th century through the early 20th century as well as personal papers of Gerald J. Oppenheimer’s (1922-) family. Oppenheimer’s family papers include extensive genealogical materials, emigration records, and personal correspondence. The records of the Jewish community of Frankfurt include tax and building regulations, lists of taxable individuals, correspondence with government officials, and correspondence among members of the Jewish community.
Gerald Serotta Papers
This collection contains the papers of Rabbi Gerald Serotta, a founder of Breira and the New Jewish Agenda. The materials found in the collection date from the 1970s and 1980s and mostly document the founding of and controversy surrounding Breira and the founding of the New Jewish Agenda.
Gerald Weiss Family Collection
This collection documents the history of the Weiss family with a focus on Gerald Weiss’ parents Jacob and Selma Weiss née Falk and their siblings. Jacob (alternatively Köbes) Weiss (1883-1965) was born the second of nine children to the cattle dealer Albert Weiss and his wife Mathilde Amalie née Michel. As a young man, he lived in Cologne and started a bed linen manufacturing business, S & J Weiss, with his brother Siegmund. As the situation for Jews in Germany worsened in the 1930s, he and Siegmund smuggled money from the business to banks in Holland to aid in the Weiss family’s emigration. Jacob Weiss emigrated with his wife and children in 1939 and settled in New York. This collection contains family trees, family correspondence, translations of family correspondence, vital records, immigration and naturalization records, correspondence and legal documents concerning restitution claims, correspondence and legal documents concerning the estate of Hermann and Carolina Michel née Frank, and correspondence and photographs concerning family gravesites and the restoration of a Jewish cemetery.
Gerard Braunthal Family Collection
About half of this collection covers the genealogy of the Braunthal family in France, Austria, Poland, the Ukraine, and the United States as documented by Gerard Braunthal. The other half is devoted the restitution claims made by Frieda Silbermann (later Frances Selby), one of the Braunthal family members. Materials include genealogical tables, vital documents, correspondence, legal documents, and financial records.
Gerard Caspary Collection
The personal papers of the professor for medieval history Gerard E. Caspary consist mainly of a typescript “From the edge of the Holocaust: Letters from my mother and grandmother 1940-1943”, composed by Caspary between 2005-2006 and the original letters on which it is based. Also included are photographs and additional family research documents.
Gerda and Sidney Roslyn Collection
This first folder in this collection contains vital records (birth, marriage, citizenship, school, professional, medical, death) for members of the Rosenthal family and Herman Steinhagen. Some documents are from the Nazi period and bear swastika stamps. A letter from the Kurpfälzisches Museum Der Stadt Heidelberg to Gerda Roslyn indicates that her paintings by Guido Schmitt are not of great value. The second folder contains 1920s-1930s German driver's licenses, passports and a child identity card (for Ellen Rosenthal); also in the second folder are two family genealogy books, a memory book for Rosa Rosenthal, 1980s passports for Sidney Roslyn, and material from the death and final arrangements of the Roslyns (cemetary plot, estate liquidation, etc).
Gerda Dittmann Collection
The Gerda Dittmann Collection includes personal and business materials pertaining to the Dittmann and Ottensooser families and consists of correspondence, personal, business, and legal documents, clippings, poetry, and notebooks.
German-Jewish Children's Aid Records
The German-Jewish Children's Aid, later known as the European-Jewish Children's Aid, was involved in bringing Jewish children to the United States from Europe before, during, and after World War II. The records in this collection are comprised of correspondence, reports and case files, which may contain biographical information as well as questionnaries and correspondence concerning the case.
Gertrud Mainzer Family Collection
The Gertrud Mainzer Family Collection documents the personal and professional life of Holocaust survivor, attorney, and New York Family Court judge Gertrud Mainzer. It also includes materials about her family and her ancestors, including her husband, attorney Richard Mainzer, and her father, noted legal scholar Hugo Sinzheimer.
Gertrude Guckenheimer Collection
This collection documents the family history and restitution claims of Gertrude Guckenheimer née Goldschmidt (1916-2003) and her husband Ludwig Guckenheimer (1911-1991). Half of the collection relates to the family histories and family businesses of Gertrude and Ludwig, while the other half documents the restitution claims brought by them and their family members. Included are family trees, birth, marriage, and death certificates, inheritance documents, business contracts, and personal and business correspondence, bank records, official and legal documents concerning restitution claims, and a few photographs. The history of the family businesses Herz Hachenburger Sohn and Max Baer Söhne are well documented in contracts and correspondence.
Gertrude Kaplan Family Collection
The collection documents the family of Gertrude Kaplan. It includes vital, educational, and employment records related to her father, typesetter Raphael Haber (1889-? ), and mother, Dora née Seidler (1896- ?). Both were from the Bukovina province of the Austro-Hungarian empire and perished in the Holocaust. Gertrude Kaplan and her brother Manfred escaped to New York in 1939, and materials relating to the immigration are also found here, as are a few photographs.
Gertrude Maisel Collection
The collection contains diverse personal documents relating to Gertrude Pollatschek nee Maisel's war-time experiences including documents related to emigration including card from Antwerpsch Comiteit voor Joodsche Vluchtelingen, personal correspondence sent through German Red Cross, correspondence with American Consulate regarding visa, affadavits, photograph of actress Hilde Wegener and actor Otto Tessler, medical and tax certificates, ice cream recipes from Dr. Oetker.
Gerzow family papers
Collection contains the correspondence of a family whose members emigrated from Pinsk, Russia (now Belarus) to New York City.
Goldmark Family Collection
This collection documents the life and accomplishments of the Goldmark family, whose most famous members were the two composers Carl Goldmark (1830-1915), who embraced Viennese musical life with colleagues such as Brahms, Liszt, Wagner and Rubinstein, and his nephew Rubin Goldmark (1872-1936), who has been honored for his services to American music, as a prolific composer, and composition department chair at (amongst others) the newly created Juilliard School of Music. The collection contains a large amount of correspondence, but also includes newspaper clippings, musical journal articles, concert programmes and notes, a libretto, a citizenship certificate, obituaries, eulogies and photographs.
Goldstein Family (New York, N.Y.) Papers
Collection contains items relating to Abraham Goldstein and his son, Bernhard (b. 1840); for Abraham, a deed for a plot of land in the Salem Field cemetery of Emanuel Congregation (1853), a statement for his pew in the synagogue (1868), and his will (1874); for Bernhard, an invitation to his wedding (1871), and a transcript of his citizenship papers (1883).
Gomez family papers
This Collection consists of the papers of the following members of the Gomez family of New York: Lewis Moses (1654/60-1740); Jacob (d. 1722); Daniel (1695-1780); Mordecai (1688-1750); Moses; Aaron Lopez (d. 1860); and Aaron and Hetty Gomez. It also contains also a photograph of the Gomez family coat of arms.
Gratz family (Philadelphia) papers
This collection contains correspondence, legal documents, and miscellaneous items concerning the personal lives and business interests of brothers Barnard (1738-1801) and Michael Gratz (1740-1811). It also contains the correspondence of Rebecca Gratz (1781-1869), Michael Gratz's daughter.
- American Jewish Historical Society 486
- Leo Baeck Institute 457
- YIVO Institute for Jewish Research 30
- American Sephardi Federation 10
- Yeshiva University Museum 1
- Correspondence 556
- Photographs 345
- United States -- Emigration and immigration 334
- Clippings (information artifacts) 275
- New York (N.Y.) 237
- United States 226
- Official documents 144
- Manuscripts (documents) 138
- Genealogical tables 110
- Legal documents 102
- Antisemitism 101
- Emigration and immigration 99
- Reports 90
- Articles 88
- Jews, Soviet 87
- Human rights 83
- Minutes (administrative records) 78
- Refuseniks 77
- United States -- Economic conditions 77
- Soviet Union 74 + ∧ less
- German 493
- Hebrew 197
- French 169
- Yiddish 114
- Russian 71
- Spanish; Castilian 68
- Polish 37
- Italian 33
- Dutch; Flemish 27
- Czech 20
- Hungarian 18
- Chinese 14
- Latin 11
- Portuguese 11
- Ladino 8
- Swedish 8
- Arabic 7
- Greek, Modern (1453-) 7
- Romanian; Moldavian; Moldovan 6 + ∧ less
- Hadassah, the Women's Zionist Organization of America 24
- National Conference on Soviet Jewry (U.S.) 20
- Szold, Henrietta, 1860-1945 20
- American Jewish Committee 19
- American Jewish Congress 18
- Shcharansky, Anatoly 18
- Union of Councils for Soviet Jews 18
- Wise, Stephen S. (Stephen Samuel), 1874-1949 17
- American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee 16
- Nudel, Ida 16
- Theresienstadt (Concentration camp) 16
- Adler, Cyrus, 1863-1940 15
- National Jewish Welfare Board 15
- B'nai B'rith 14
- Gurs (Concentration camp) 14
- Marshall, Louis, 1856-1929 14
- YIVO Archives 14
- Zionist Organization of America 13
- Anti-defamation League 11
- Congregation Shearith Israel (New York, N.Y.) 11 + ∧ less