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The John D. Schiff Collection contains both photographic prints and negatives of John D. and Trude Schiff’s photography careers. The subjects are predominantly portraits of artists and their works. Highlights include portraits of Ludwig Bemelmans and his Madeline illustrations, as well as photographic prints of Marcel Duchamp's Twine installation. and many other photographs of works of art.
The collection consists of personal letters that Benjamin ("Benno") and Pesha Bermann exchanged between 1926-1927 from Frankfurt to Jerusalem; official documents and passports of Germany, America and Palestine pertaining to the couple; family trees; and copies of photographs.
Series I includes correspondence with friends in Germany in the mid-1930s; and with personal relations, 1930s-1960s and 1987.
Series II holds photographs and albums from pre-war Europe, some with captions (circa 1929-1935), as well as albums of travel and leisure, 1950s-1960s. Also included is documentation of a year Eva spent in Bavaria in 1975/1976 as an educator at a boarding school; this album is oversized and housed with oversized materials.
This collection contains personal papers of the Glanz and Hacker family members. Included are materials related to the education, emigration, marriage, and career of photographer Jakob Glanz, his brother Heinrich Glancz, and his son-in-law Emil Hacker. A written interview with Gertrude Hacker née Glanz is also included.
Diploma and licence for Oskar Weitzmann; photographs taken by Oskar Weitzmann, Herbert Owens' report about his emigration, Nazi and Olympic collectors cards, other photos.
This collection documents the professional and personal lives of John (Hans) and Trude Schiff, with emphasis on John Schiff's career as a professional photographer. Although the greater part of the collection focuses on his photography, the collection additionally holds papers pertaining to the Schiffs' immigration, legal and financial papers pertaining to restitution from Germany, documentation of Trude Schiff's early medical career, and personal correspondence and photographs. Aside from the preponderance of photographs, the collection holds letters, address books, exhibit catalogs, and official documents, and a few clippings.
This collection documents the personal life and professional career of art director, editor, and photographer Kurt Safranski (1890-1964), who co-founded the photo agency Black Star in 1935. The collection also includes information about the career and life of Kurt’s daughter, Tina Fredericks-Koch, née Safranski (1922-2015), who worked as an art director for magazines and in real estate.
This collection consists of the personal and professional documents of the dermatologist Max Wolf as well as personal documents of other members of the family, including his wife Margareta Wolf. The collection encompasses official and professional documents, copies of correspondence, photographs and articles and educational certificates.
Collection of personal documents of Ursula and Ilse Nachtlicht such as certificates, correspondence, photos, clippings, notebooks.
This collection contains materials related to restitution claims made by dancer and photographer Peter Paz as well as personal correspondence of his grandmother Magdalene Goldmann and mother Dorothea Goldmann. Born in Berlin and orphaned when his mother was imprisoned and killed at Ravensbrueck in 1944, Paz survived a concentration camp as a child. He later lived in Israel, New York, and Nice, France, where he died in 2001.
The collection contains a wide variety of official papers and personal correspondence of Walter and Edith Pelz before, during, and after World War II. Much of the correspondence is between prominent personalities in the journalism and arts world of that era.
- Photographers 10
- Correspondence 9
- Photographs 8
- New York (N.Y.) 6
- Official documents 6
- Berlin (Germany) 5
- Photography 4
- United States -- Emigration and immigration 4
- Vienna (Austria) 4
- Emigration and immigration 3
- Archival materials 2
- Articles 2
- Artists 2
- Black-and-white photographs 2
- Clippings (information artifacts) 2
- Genealogical tables 2
- Jewish families 2
- Jewish photographers 2
- Jews, German 2
- Legal documents 2 + ∧ less
- English 10
- Hebrew 2
- Chinese 1
- French 1
- Italian 1
- Schiff, John, 1907-1976 2
- Albert, Eugen d', 1864-1932 1
- Almond, Mary 1
- American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee 1
- Ball, Fritz 1
- Bemelmans, Ludwig, 1898-1962 1
- Bermann, Benjamin, 1901-1990 1
- Bermann, Eric, 1935- 1
- Bermann, Pesha, 1906-1968 1
- Bittman, Murray 1
- Blech, Leo, 1871-1958 1
- Böhm, Julie 1
- Busoni, Rafaello, 1900-1962 1
- Busse, Anna 1
- Busse, Annie L. 1
- Busse, Max(imo) 1
- Cohnreich family 1
- Diessl, Gustav, 1899-1948 1
- Dreier, Katherine S. (Katherine Sophie), 1877-1952 1
- Duchamp, Marcel, 1887-1968 1 + ∧ less