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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.
The Harry Kranner Fiss Collection documents the life of Harry Kranner Fiss, especially highlighting his life in Vienna, Austria, in the 1930s, as a translator for the American military's prosecution team at the Nuremberg Trials in 1945, and his professional career. A smaller amount of material relates to the Kranner/ Fiss family and to the related Römer, Singer, and other families. The collection contains many manuscripts and drafts of articles, novels, and poetry; diaries; extensive photographs and photograph albums; correspondence; notes; official documents; programs; and other materials.
The collection contains Rudolph Shaffert’s personal and official correspondence, restitution claims, newspaper clippings, photographs, and official documents from Austria and the United States as well as immigration records from the United States. It includes official and personal documents and photographs from other family members.
The collection contains correspondence mostly authored by Stephanie and Franz Pisker, dispatched from Vienna, Austria and the Jewish ghetto in Opole, Poland to their daughter Susan (née Herta) in America, before Franz and Stefanie were killed in the extermination camp of Sobibor. Also included are official documents and letters pertaining to their unsuccessful attempt to immigrate to the United States and the questionnaires by the Austrian Heritage Collection of Susan and her husband John H. Graham.
- Emigration and immigration 3
- Vienna (Austria) 3
- Clippings (information artifacts) 2
- Manuscripts (documents) 2
- Articles 1
- Austria -- History -- Allied occupation, 1945-1955 1
- Autofiction 1
- Chicago (Ill.) 1
- College teachers 1
- Concentration camps 1
- Diaries 1
- Disability retirement 1
- Dreams 1
- England -- Emigration and immigration 1
- Financial records 1
- Germany -- History -- 1945-1955 1
- Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) 1 + ∧ less
- Buchenwald (Concentration camp) 2
- Allen, Josephine Catherine 1
- Allen, Leo John 1
- Fichmann family 1
- Firma H. L. Heimann 1