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Council of Jews from Germany Collection
This collection contains the records of the Council of Jews from Germany (Council for the Protection of the Rights and Interests of Jews from Germany). It represents the interests of former German Jews in matters of restitution and indemnification, legislation, contacts with successor organizations for heirless Jewish property in West Germany, and social work activities, and was a founding member of the Conference on Jewish Material Claims against Germany (the Claims Conference). The records primarily range from the 1950s to the 1970s, and include correspondence concerning all aspects of restitution, particularly with the Claims Conference, internal minutes and other administrative and financial documents, and a small amount of cultural material.
Records of the Curaçao Jewish Community Collection
The collection contains Dutch and Portuguese documents pertaining to the Jewish community and dealing especially with Congregation Mikve Israel and Neve Salom, the David Aboab controversy, and the communal reorganizations of 1750-51. Four rolls of microfilmed documentary and printed materials are present in the collection
Curt C. Silberman Papers
The collection documents the life and professional activities of the German-born attorney Curt Silberman, in the period of his life following his emigration to the United States, from the 1940s to the 1990s. The materials include correspondence; manuscripts of speeches; ephemera; clippings; publications such as organizational newsletters and anniversary booklets; and photographs. The majority of the materials relate, on the one hand, to Silberman's service in and engagement with social welfare, cultural and educational organizations and institutions, including the American Federation of Jews from Central Europe and allied organizations; and, on the other, to his activities as a lecturer and speaker, both in the United States and (from the 1960s on) in Germany, especially his hometown of Würzburg, on topics including the commemoration of Kristallnacht, German Jewish history, and aspects of international law.
Dagobert Nellhaus Collection
The collection contains documents of Dagobert Nellhaus, mostly pertaining to his work as a rabbi. Included are a marriage contract; sermon; correspondence; essay by Nellhaus on the Jews of Silesia; birth, death, and marriage records of the Jewish community of Pirmasens for the years 1931 to 1939; and Nellhaus' records for his activities as a rabbi in Hirschberg (Jelenia Góra) and Pirmasens for the 1920s and 1930s, including records of sermons, bar mitzvahs, and birthdays.
Daniel Lessmann Collection
The collection contains 77 letters and essays by Daniel Lessmann. The letters start in 1813 when Daniel Lessmann was just 19 years old and they continue to the year 1831 when he died.
Dann Family Collection
The diaries in this collection were kept by Sophie Dann and two of her children, Sidonie and Ludwig. In addition to recording the ups and downs of family life, including illnesses, births, and deaths, the contents also reflect various shifts in sentiment and lifestyle over two generations of German Jews. All of the diaries except for the booklet of toasts in folder 9 are accompanied by English translations or summaries.
David and Dina Westheim Collection
The collection includes the correspondence 1937-1946 between members of the Westheim family, who lived in Amsterdam, and their two sons, Alfred and Benno Bodo Westheim, who lived in New York City.
David Balter Archive
The David Balter Ccollection includes materials pertaining to World War II. The bulk of the collection consists of printed materials: brochures, newspapers, magazines, and clippings, and German propaganda leaflets. Other materials include photographs, small amount of personal correspondence, and General Orders of the 79th Infantry Division.
David Baumgardt Collection
The collection contains extensive correspondence of Baumgardt including letters from the front to his family during World War I, and correspondence with Conrad Aiken, Hannah Arendt, Julius Bab, Bertha Badt-Strauss, Leo Baeck, Isaiah Berlin, Walter Benjamin, Hugo Bergmann, Kurt Blumenfeld, Ilse Blumenthal-Weiss, Martin Buber, John Dewey, Dora Edinger, Albert Einstein, Ismar Elbogen, Elisabeth Foerster-Nietzsche, Felix Frankfurter, Sigmund Freud, Georg Heym, Salomo Friedlaender (Mynona), Max Gruenewald, Hermann Hesse (including photos, watercolors, autographed poems), Sidney Hook, Rudolf Kayser, Wolfgang Koehler, Hans Kohn, Georg Landauer, Heinrich Mann, Thomas Mann, Hans Margolius, Reinhold Niebuhr, Erwin Panofsky, Jacob Picard, Kurt Pinthus, Joachim Prinz, Hyman Rickover, Eleanor Roosevelt, Arthur Schlesinger, Hans Joachim Schoeps, Gershom Scholem, Toni Sender, Ernst Simon, Chaim Weizmann, Beatrice Webb, Robert Weltsch, and Arnold Zweig.
Also included are manuscripts, articles, lectures, and offprints by and about Baumgardt on philosophy, ethics, religion, literature, politics, and other subjects; transcripts of conversations with Einstein and Freud.
Correspondence and reviews about publication of Horizons of a Philosopher (the Festschrift for David Baumgardt).
Letters, notes, and manuscripts by Dorothy Canfield Fischer.
Photos of Baumgardt's family and friends.
Organizational records of the Zionist youth group Ha-Poel Ha-Zair, including minutes of the central council of the organization in Berlin and letters from Georg Landauer, Eugen Taeubler and Robert Weltsch, 1919-1921.
[AV collection (records)] Interview with Voice of America, February 23, 1955 ( 1 record)
[OS 80] Article "Erwachen der Romantik" (1930) (copy in Box 16, Folder 16); page from the Juedische Rundschau with notes by Baumgardt (copy in Box 18, Folder 19); speech "Jeremy Bentham, an Englishman, to the Citizens of the Several American United States, London 1817" (copy in Box 24, Folder 2)
[R 12] Sigmund Freud Autographs (copies in file).
David Berger Collection
This collection contains various typescript translations and speeches by the translator David Berger.
David Friedman Collection
David Friedman (Friedmann; 1893-1980) was an artist in Berlin. During the Nazi Holocaust, he was incarcerated in the Lodz Ghetto and Auschwitz. He resumed his artistic career immediately after the war and then immigrated to the United States. His papers include artwork, memoirs, and essays focusing on his experiences in the Holocaust.
David Friedmann Freemason Collection
This collection contains documents related to the membership of David Friedmann in several Freemason organizations. The materials include correspondence; official documents; newspaper clippings; and photographs. Most of the materials relate to the correspondence between David and the different Freemason lodges he was a member of as well as official documents documenting the membership of the lodges.
David Friedmann Press Portraits Collection
The collection focuses on David Friedmann’s press career in Germany before the Holocaust. It holds digital images of portraits and drawings, discovered by Miriam Friedman Morris and Detlef Lorenz in German newspapers and magazines from the 1920s and early 1930s, enriched with descriptions and e-mail notes about individual personalities. Also included are portraits representing the Jewish community in Berlin and its Kulturbund in 1935/36; as are materials about the Holocaust; and a Berlin Philharmonic exhibition in 2008/09.
An excerpt from David Friedmann’s “Tagebuch” at the LBI. “My art received a new stimulus at the end of 1923 when I was hired as a press artist by chance. That brought new life into my life. I had developed a specialty without noticing it, which found great recognition and acclaim from the press. My contemporary (aktuell) portraits. Snappy quick-sketches captured those portrayed while walking, standing, at the theater, performing sports, while moving, boxers, jumpers, wrestlers, runners, driving cars, riding bicycles, doing motor sports - I drew the arts - sciences, politics. Friedmann could be met everywhere, found everywhere until late into the night.” David Friedmann “Tagebuch,” Diary Entry May 7, 1945. (Translated from German.)
David Heimann Collection
The bulk of the collection consists of the personal correspondence generated by a number of the members of the Heimann family and prose and poetry composed by David Heimann for various celebratory family events. Other materials include photographs, documents, and genealogical materials.
David Weiler Family Collection
This collection contains material about David Weiler and his family, including vital documents and photographs. It also contains translations by Paul Engelmann of Hebrew poems into German.
Davidsohn Family Collection
This collection contains material about the Rothenstein and Davidsohn families, such as vital records, photographs, and restitution documents.
Denise Wilde Family Collection
The Denise Wilde Family Collection holds the papers of members of the Wilde and Szymanski families, with much of the material centering on the life of dentist Herbert Wilde. The collection largely focuses on the immigration of the Wilde family, the education and Belgian dental practice of Herbert Wilde, and the restitution claims of several family members. The collection consists of official and educational documents, correspondence, photographs and family trees.
Denise Wilde Family Collection Addenda
The collection contains materials relating to the members of the Wilde family that are addenda to the Denise Wilde Family Collection (AR 25189). The items in this collection consist primarily of restitution correspondence, official documents such as birth and death certificates, as well as a few personal notes by Bertha Wilde and family trees.
[Deportations from Westphalia 1933-1942]
This collection contains the names and basic data of 8,112 Jews who lived in Westphalia between 1933-1942. It notes whether they moved, emigrated, or were deported. The data were provided to Dr. Bernhard Brilling by over 60 Westphalian communities between 1961 and 1963. Also included is an introduction to and summary of the collection and Brilling's survey, prepared by Peter Lande in 1998. The finding aid contains links to a spreadsheet of the data, also prepared by Lande.
Der Neue Merkur Collection
The literary and political journal Der neue Merkur appeared in Germany between 1914 and 1925. This magazine is typical of Weimar Germany, whose literary landscape was partially formed by literary and intellectual magazines. The authors of Der neue Merkur were a small but select group, who wrote more for prestige reason rather than pay. The journal was addressed to an intellectual elite and it had an immense appeal to Europe's most famous authors and public figures. The Neue Merkur Collection is based upon the magazine's correspondence letters from 1919 to 1925. A sparkling group of steady contributors, including Europe's most prominent writers and thinkers, were writing for the journal. Their letters have been collected here. Among them were Thomas and Heinrich Mann, Bertold Brecht, Jakob Wassermann, Alfred Doeblin, Max Picard, André Gide and Martin Buber.
Deutsch-Edel Family Collection
This collection contains the papers of the Deutsch-Edel family, originally from Vienna, and in particular the family of Georg and Sabina Deutsch and their children. The bulk of the collection – dating 1940 to 1990 -- is correspondence, but there are also large sections of educational and immigration records, as well as memoirs documenting the history of the family authored by George Deutsch. The collection documents the lives of family members in Vienna, including their educational and professional lives, up to the time of the Nazi annexation of Austria and the flight of different members of the family to England and the United States. Post-World War II materials (the largest portion) consist mostly of correspondence between Thomas Deutsch and his parents, and material pertaining to Thomas’s academic career and travel.
[Deutschsprachige Exil-Literatur nach 1933]
Various materials assembled by Walter Berendsohn at the symposium on research of post-1933 German-language literature in exile (Erforschung der deutschsprachigen Exil-Literatur) in Copenhagen in 1972.
Dezider Scheer Collection
This collection documents select periods throughout the life and career of Dezider Scheer. Containing material related to his personal and professional life, the collection is made up of correspondence and clippings, as well as original and photocopied photographs, historical documentation and ephemera.
Diaries of Yehuda Bacon
This collection holds the diaries of the Israeli artist Yehuda Bacon.
Dietrich Hanff Collection
The collection consists of extensive correspondence between Dietrich Hanff and family and friends during World War II and the 5 years thereafter. Included are a birthday note to Hansjuerg Hanff from his parents, article on Ernst Wiechert, correspondence between Dietrich Hanff and his parents in Stettin and his brother in Berlin, correspondence with his foster parents Heather and Robin Tanner in England; correspondence with Mrs. Adler (London), Gisela Blumenreich (Berlin and Stettin), Hans Burchard (Santiago de Chile,; Else and James Cohn (New York), Ernst Danneman (Delaware), Herta and Max Eisenstein (South Africa), Hans and Louise Flakenheim (Canada), Frank Glaser (Ohio), Elfriede Levy (Liverpool), Hildegard Meinhard (Stettin), Margot Palmer (Florida), Guenter Perl (Jerusalem), Ulrich Perl, Erna Schwarz (Italy and Manila) and others from Sydney, photo of Margaret Susan Faulkner, letters referring to restitution claims, correspondence with Olga Beer, Miss Fellner, Heather and Robin Tanner and others from the Association of Jewish Refugees in Britain, Anna and Otto Boettcher (Kiel), Alfred Hanff (Piaski), Hansjuerg and Irmgard Hanff, Emmi Hoefs, Evan and Lutz Joachimsthal, Irene Messow, Schoenhoff, Hannah, Kaete and others, post card to Paul Froeschel, correspondence with Dr. Abrahamson, Dr. Mosbach, materials relating to the deportation of Jews from Stettin.
Dimon-Kurrein Family Collection
The Dimon-Kurrein Family Collection contains the assorted papers of the Kurrein, Blau, Dimon, and Loewe families. A special focus is on the family correspondence during and after their emigration to the United States and Palestine in 1934. Official documents, a biographical essay, a family photo album, articles on Max Kurrein and several family trees are included in the collection.
Displaced Persons Camps and Centers Photograph Collection
The collection is comprised of photographs of various provenances related to the lives of Jewish displaced persons (DPs) in the period immediately following the Second World War, from 1945 to 1952. The photographs pertain to DP camps and communities in the Allied occupation zones in Germany, Austria, and Italy, primarily those established by the American and British military, and administered by the United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration, and, later, the International Refugee Organization. Diverse aspects of daily life among the DPs are depicted, such as school, work, recreation, and vocational training, including many activities sponsored by Jewish voluntary organizations, especially World ORT and the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee. Also depicted are cultural activities such as theater, children’s performances, Jewish holiday celebrations and parades, and commemorative events honoring those who died in the Holocaust. The photographs capture leaders of the Jewish DP zonal and camp committees, DP police, and Zionist living collectives (kibbutzim), as well as notable military, political, and cultural personalities of the period, such as Lucius D. Clay, Fiorello LaGuardia, David Ben-Gurion, Yitzhak Gruenbaum, and H. Leivick. The photographs also reflect political and historical developments, including the major congresses of the DP leaderships in Germany, Austria, and Italy; protest demonstrations concerning British policies regulating immigration to Palestine; and events held upon the founding of the state of Israel in 1948.
Displaced Persons Camps and Centers Poster Collection
This collection of posters includes approximately 1,000 rare or unique items pertaining to over 100 displaced persons (DP) camps and centers in Germany, Austria, and Italy, dating primarily from 1946 to 1952. Comprised of approximately 60% handpainted and 40% printed items, it includes posters produced by diverse Jewish groups within individual camps, such as administrative and cultural committees, sports clubs, Zionist and religious groups, and landsmanshaftn; as well as organizations active throughout the camps, including the Jewish central committees in the respective countries, the World ORT Union, the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee, the Jewish National Fund, and the Jewish Agency. A small number of items also document activities of the revived Jewish communities in the city centers of Munich and Vienna. Many of the posters use not only language but also color, graphic design, and pictorial and figurative elements to engage their audience with calls to entertainment, lectures, protests, and commemorations.
Documents Pertaining to the Łódź Ghetto
This collection contains various materials related to the Łódź Ghetto which were originally part of the Bund Archives. Materials include memoirs and eyewitness accounts, materials created by the German occupiers, notices from the ghetto administration, documents originating with resistance groups, photographs, post-war articles and newspaper clippings about the Łódź Ghetto, internal ghetto correspondence, and various ephemera items, such as an armband, ghetto money and various work permits.
Dolly Haas Family Collection
The Dolly Haas Family Collection documents the significant events in the lives of several Haas family members and it also contains some details of the early career of Dolly Haas. About half the collection consists of family correspondence. In addition there are a diary, wedding papers of Charles and Margarethe Haas, photographs, educational certificates of Dolly Haas and her sister Margarete, some articles, and various other family documents.
- Leo Baeck Institute 1327
- American Jewish Historical Society 173
- YIVO Institute for Jewish Research 99
- Yeshiva University Museum 4
- American Sephardi Federation 3
- Center for Jewish History 2 + ∧ less
- Correspondence 1077
- Photographs 691
- Clippings (information artifacts) 549
- Manuscripts (documents) 456
- Official documents 381
- New York (N.Y.) 370
- Genealogical tables 332
- United States -- Emigration and immigration 289
- Emigration and immigration 255
- Berlin (Germany) 223
- Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) 191
- Jewish families 172
- Notes (documents) 163
- Legal documents 158
- Vienna (Austria) 149
- Articles 142
- Diaries 132
- Restitution -- Germany 117
- Germany 110
- Financial records 108 + ∧ less
- Hebrew 523
- French 486
- Yiddish 280
- Spanish; Castilian 209
- Italian 173
- Polish 131
- Russian 119
- Hungarian 118
- Latin 106
- Swedish 102
- Czech 81
- Dutch; Flemish 81
- Afrikaans 69
- Portuguese 36
- Chinese 24
- Danish 18
- Romanian; Moldavian; Moldovan 16
- Greek, Modern (1453-) 15 + ∧ less
- National Jewish Welfare Board 78
- Theresienstadt (Concentration camp) 52
- YIVO Archives 41
- American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee 33
- Gurs (Concentration camp) 22
- United States. Army 21
- Auschwitz (Concentration camp) 18
- Baeck, Leo, 1873-1956 18
- Buber, Martin, 1878-1965 17
- Dachau (Concentration camp) 17
- Hadassah, the Women's Zionist Organization of America 16
- Centralverein Deutscher Staatsbürger Jüdischen Glaubens 14
- American Jewish Committee 13
- American Jewish Congress 13
- Hirsch family 12
- Buchenwald (Concentration camp) 11
- Rosenthal family 11
- American Federation of Jews from Central Europe 10
- Council of Jews from Germany 10
- Einstein, Albert, 1879-1955 10 + ∧ less