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The Felix Klein Collection documents the work and life of the Vienna-born graphologist Felix Klein. Prominent among the collection is his work as a graphologist and founder of the National Society for Graphology. The papers consist of official documents, newspaper articles, publications, manuscripts and a few photographs.
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 the correspondence of Lilly Isler and her family regarding daily life and their attempts to get her mother, Gisela Klug, out of Vienna.
Recording of a reading about experiences as internees in Nazi Germany and as refugees in Latin America.
The primary focus of the Renee Aldor Collection is on the immigration experience of Renee and Ernst Aldor and Ernst Aldor's internment in Dachau. Documentation on these subjects includes various official documents, including identification papers, immigration documentation, and some correspondence. In addition, about half of the collection consists of photographs, including family snapshots and a photo album.
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.
This collection documents the Stern and Fantl families of Vienna, Austria from the mid-nineteenth century through 1980. Materials include personal correspondence, vital records (birth and marriage certificates), immigration and naturalization records, education records, passports, legal papers, contracts of sale for family property, photographs, poems, and Erwin Stern’s personal account of imprisonment in Dachau.
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.
- Correspondence 6
- Photographs 5
- Jews -- Persecutions -- Austria 4
- Official documents 4
- United States -- Emigration and immigration 4
- Clippings (information artifacts) 3
- Chicago (Ill.) 2
- Emigration and immigration 2
- Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) 2
- Jewish families 2
- Jewish refugees 2
- Latin America -- Emigration and immigration 2
- Legal documents 2
- Manuscripts (documents) 2
- New York (N.Y.) 2
- Photograph albums 2
- Alps 1
- Antisemitism -- Austria 1
- Articles 1 + ∧ less
- Czech 1
- Hebrew 1
- Spanish; Castilian 1
- Yiddish 1
- Buchenwald (Concentration camp) 3
- Aldor, Ernst, 1904- 1
- Aldor, Renee, 1900-1995 1
- Allen, Josephine Catherine 1
- Allen, Leo John 1