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The collection holds papers, photographs, documents and correspondence pertaining to four generations of the Altmann family. Topics of the collection are, among others, the lives of the family members in Austria-Hungary, in pre-war Austria, in the emigration process and in the United States. Part of the material focuses on the family’s genealogy. The collection comprises correspondence, memoirs, personal and official papers, family photographs, postcards and some notes.
The Eleanor G. Feitler Family Collection consists of the correspondence and papers of members of the Emil and Auguste Glauber and Heinrich and Erna Mayer families, especially the descendants of the three Herrmann sisters (Clara, Paula, and Erna) along with the families into which they married.
The Frances and Gustave Kauders Family Collection holds the papers of this couple, as well as of members of the Kauders family, and correspondence from the Schostal family. Topics found in the collection include the immigration of Frances and Gustave Kauders, some details of their early lives as expressed in family correspondence, and the failed emigration and subsequent deportation of members of the Schostal family. The collection includes family correspondence, official and educational documents, and correspondence with official agencies regarding immigration and restitution with related documentation.
The Herta and Egon Wells Family Collection centers on the emigration of Herta (née Guttmann) and Egon Wells from Vienna to New York by way of Trinidad, with further documentation on their lives prior to and following emigration. Documents relating to the emigration experiences and attempts of other family members are also present. About half the collection consists of personal correspondence, but it additionally includes official documents, immigration and citizenship documentation, educational and professional documents, memorabilia, legal correspondence, a few family photographs, and newspaper clippings.
The Kirby Kantor Fuchs Collection consists of the papers of Fred and Lisa Kirby and their family members in the Kantor, Fuchs, Mahrer, and Schüssler families. Most of the collection consists of the official documents of the family members, along with restitution correspondence, and details the family members' early lives in Europe and their later emigrations to England and the United States. The collection includes many official documents, restitution correspondence, family photographs, educational and professional papers, some genealogical research, and other papers.
The Salomons-Fox family collection documents the lives of various family members of the extended Salomons-Fox family. Topics of the collection are the education; the emigration or attempted emigration to the United States, the establishment of a new life in America; and the professional career of the individuals represented in the collection. An extensive amount of the collection focusses on the artistic career and life of Dave Fox. Also included are papers pertaining to the circus artist and actor, Jackie (Leo) Gerlich, who appeared in the 1939 movie “The Wizard of Oz."
Records pertaining to the life and business activities of Walter Ornstein, proprietor of beauty salons and purveyor of cosmetics. These include business records and patents pertaining to Goubaud, the perfume business that Max and Elsa Fahrer began in Vienna and that Walter Ornstein reestablished in New York. Also included are photograph albums, song lyrics and letters from a suitor of Gertrude Goldschmidt that date to her life in Vienna prior to emigration and marriage to Walter Ornstein.
- Emigration and immigration 5
- Photographs 5
- Clippings (information artifacts) 4
- Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) 4
- Jewish families 4
- New York (N.Y.) 3
- Austria 2
- Austria -- History -- 20th century 2
- Jewish refugees 2
- Jews, Austrian 2
- Notebooks 2
- Notes (documents) 2
- Restitution 2
- Transcripts 2
- Administrative records 1
- Antisemitism 1 ∧ less
- Hebrew 3
- Czech 2
- French 2
- Hungarian 2
- Polish 1
- Alice Salomon Hochschule Berlin 1
- Altmann, Bernhard, 1888-1960 1
- Altmann, Cecil 1
- Altmann, Fritz, 1908-1994 1
- Altmann, Hans, 1915- 1
- Altmann, Karl, 1864- 1
- Altmann, Maria, 1916-2011 1
- Altmann, Moses, 1841- 1
- Altmann, Nelly 1
- Anker, Allgemeine Versicherungs-Aktiengesellschaft 1
- Auschwitz (Concentration camp) 1
- Beer-Hofmann, Richard, 1866-1945 1
- Bolgar, Alice, 1899- 1
- California State University, Fullerton 1
- Electronic Engineering Company of California 1
- Fahrer, Elsa 1
- Fahrer, Mordko (Max). 1
- Feitler, Eleanor G. 1
- Fox family 1
- Fox, Dave, 1920-2011 1 ∧ less