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Blum Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25132
Abstract

This collection primarily includes documents related to the Blum family’s immigration to the United States from Vienna, Austria. The materials include correspondence, passports, emigration records, a marriage certificate, a U.S. Army Safe Conduct pass, identity cards, employment records, school report cards, and university enrollment records.

Dates: 1913-1965; Majority of material found within 1938-1947

Lucie Blau Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25419
Abstract

This collection contains personal and official papers of the Blau, Mahl, and Goldberg families of Vienna, Austria. The bulk of the records stems from the 1930s through the 1940s and relates to the immediate family of Lucie Blau (1932-2010) and to her aunt Etta Mahl née Stern and uncle Max Mahl. Materials include correspondence, vital records, immigration records, education and employment records, business records, arrangements for funerals and gravestones, and a few photographs and slides. Limited documentation of restitution efforts is also included.

Dates: 1893-circa 2010

Pepper-Eisen Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25068
Abstract

This collection documents the experiences of the Eisen and Pepper (formerly Pieprzynski) families from the turn of the 20th century to the 1950s. The papers mainly concern Emma Eisen née Lowenthal, Benno Eisen, Dora Pepper née Eisen, and Saul Pepper. Included are vital records, immigration and naturalization records, restitution papers, correspondence, photographs, a family tree, and miscellaneous items such as sheet music, an address book, and memorabilia from Berlin. Also included are a few posters from Baruch Sperber, a music teacher and composer related to the Eisen family.

Dates: 1905-1963; Majority of material found within 1933-1953

Records of the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee, Landsmanshaftn Department

 Collection
Identifier: RG 335.7
Abstract

This collection contains mainly correspondence between staff of the JDC Landsmanshaftn Department and members of various landsmanshaftn, benevolent organizations of immigrants originally from the same communities, as well as between the Landsmanshaftn Department and the interest-free loan associations (gmilas khesed societies) and heads of the various Jewish communities, mostly in Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union.

Dates: 1926-1950; Majority of material found within 1937-1939; Majority of material found within 1945-1949

Siegbert J. Weinberger Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25562
Abstract

This collection consists mainly of materials related to the restitution claims of the Weinberger family members who owned a group of grocery stores in Berlin from the early 1920s until its forced closure in 1936. These materials include correspondence, legal papers, inventories, and financial records. Also included are some personal papers of Adolf Weinberger as well as speeches and photographs from a memorial ceremony.

Dates: 1899-2003

Toczek Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 4763
Abstract

This collection contains the personal papers of physician Heinrich Toczek (1898-1978), the social worker Hanna-Herta Toczek née Lewin (1900-1977), and their son Peter, reflecting their life in Berlin, Germany and their immigration to the U.S. in 1938. Materials include vital records, military records from World War I, education records, official correspondence, emigration papers, and personal correspondence with relatives who stayed behind in Germany and others who fled to Shanghai.

Dates: 1864-1979; Majority of material found within 1910-1938