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Hans Epstein Collection

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Identifier: AR 6362
Abstract Papers of Hans Epstein (1905-1960), educator and historian. The collection consists of documents relating to Epstein's teaching activities during Nazi rule in Germany, and in New York during and after the Second World War; correspondence from before the emigration with individuals and organizations (including with Martin Buber, and Adolf Leschnitzer of the Reichsvertretung der Deutschen Juden); personal and business correspondence relating to immigration in 1938 and Epstein's work in New York; posters and postcards.
Dates: 1905-1999

Jakob Hoffmann Collection

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Identifier: AR 2017
Abstract The collection contains a variety of documents by and about Jakob Hoffmann, including many articles, speeches, and responsa.
Dates: 1904-1985

Jüdisches Auswanderungslehrgut (Gross-Breesen, Silesia) Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 3686
Abstract This collection contains materials relating to the Auswanderungslehrgut Gross-Breesen, a Silesian training farm created in 1936 by the Reichsvertretung der Juden in Deutschland to provide young Jews agricultural skills in order to ease their emigration from Germany. The materials include a complete set of the Rundbriefe (newsletters) via which former students stayed in touch and documented their life experiences after leaving Gross-Breesen. The collection also includes a handful of additional letters that appear to have been circulated among the same group, as well as some original documents from Gross-Breesen, clippings, reunion materials, and a three-volume compilation of material that includes, among other things, typed copies of the newsletters.
Dates: 1935-2005

Leo Baeck Family Collection

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Identifier: AR 25449
Abstract The Leo Baeck Family Collection documents the lives and influential events of members of the Baeck and Berlak families, specifically Leo Baeck, Ruth and Hermann Berlak, and Marianne and A. Stanley Dreyfus. Most prominent is the documentation on Leo Baeck's life; other salient themes include the World War I experience of Hermann Berlak and the Dreyfuses' involvement in preserving the memory of Leo Baeck's life and teachings. The collection includes extensive correspondence; a large accumulation of articles, especially those focused on Leo Baeck; a smaller amount of personal papers, manuscripts, drafts and notes; and a few photographs and slides.
Dates: 1771-2011; Majority of material found in 1914-1956

Leopold Levi Collection

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Identifier: AR 7041
Abstract Leopold Levi was a merchant in Stuttgart. Most of the material in this collection gives information on his activities for Jewish organizations and the Jewish Community in Wuerttemberg. Levi was a member of the Oberrat der Israelitischen Religionsgemeinschaft Wuerttembergs (from 1919 to 1940) and of the Israelitisches Gemeindevorsteheramt. He also was an Oberkirchenvorsteher in the Oberkirchenbehoerde and he was active in the Chewra Kadischa. Furthermore he assisted the Juedische Nothilfe. During the years 1941-1943 he succeeded to immigrate to the United States. He died in 1968 in New York.
Dates: 1833-1986; Majority of material found within 1933-1952

Max Kreutzberger Collection

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Identifier: AR 7183
Abstract This collection contains research material and information on the life of Max Kreutzberger, a former Director of the Leo Baeck Institute (LBI) in New York. A large portion of this collection consists of copies of documents from archives in Europe, Israel, and the United States. There is also information on the Leo Baeck Institute in general, LBI events, and LBI publications. In addition, the collection holds Max Kreutzberger's correspondence, writings, and some personal papers.
Dates: 1848-2001

"Meine letzten Jahre in Deutschland"

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Identifier: ME 287b
Abstract In this memorial article, Herzfeld offers deep insight into the problems and the predicament for German Jews from 1933 to 1938. He especially describes the creation and the work of “Reichsvertretung der deutschen Juden”, the new organization for German Jews, facing the Nazi-regime.
Dates: 1919-1973

Munich Jewish Community Collection

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Identifier: AR 143
Abstract This collection contains a broad range of materials which document the Munich community from the end of the 19th century to the end of the 20th century. Original materials include several Reichsvereinigung announcements from 1942 regarding confiscations and deportations, and an 1880 mohel book.
Dates: 1929-2004

Ottilie Schoenewald Collection

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Identifier: AR 3896 / MF 622
Abstract Correspondence of Schoenewald with institutions and individuals, including Leo Baeck, Klara Caro, Dora Edinger, Alfred Hirschberg, Selma Jolowicz, Hannah Karminski, Ernst Lowenthal, and Lilli Marx; Manuscripts, clippings, and offprints of articles, lectures, and speeches, by Schoenewald and others, on feminism, social work, the Juedischer Frauenbund, post-World War II Germany, U.S. immigration laws, and denazification; Material on Bertha Pappenheim; Records of the Juedischer Frauenbund; Records of the International Council of Jewish Women; Clippings.
Dates: 1905-1983

Recha Freier Collection

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Identifier: LBIJER 364
Abstract The file contains various documents relating to Recha Freier and her activities in Youth Aliyah in Germany.
Dates: 1940-2001

Reichsvertretung der deutschen Juden

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Identifier: AR 221
Abstract This collection contains materials about the Reichsvertretung der deutschen Juden, a federation of Jewish organizations and regional and local Jewish communities, founded in 1933, that aimed to provide a unified voice for German Jewry in dealing with the Nazi authorities. It includes a significant amount of correspondence surrounding the formation of the Reichsvertretung, as well as articles, budgets, clippings, ephemera, leaflets, minutes, reports, and statistics.
Dates: 1933-1963; Majority of material found within 1933-1934

Reichsvertretung der Deutschen Juden Collection

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Identifier: LBIJER 555
Abstract The file contains various documents pertaining to the activity of the Reich Representation of German Jews (Reichsvertretung der Deutschen Juden) and comprises ten folders.
Dates: 1933-1939, 1945-1983

Solomon Adler-Rudel Collection

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Identifier: AR 4473 / MF 686
Abstract Clippings, memorials, articles. Speeches, essays, reports, statistics, and lecture notes by Adler-Rudel on Jews in Germany, problems of German-Jewish emigration, and the situation of refugees in Europe, the Americas, and Palestine.
Dates: 1927-1948

Walther Weiss Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 4830
Abstract This collection contains records of the Munich Jewish community and the Reichsvereinigung der Juden in Deutschland. Most of the materials stem from 1939-1941 and include administrative records, financial records, newsletters, reports, notes, and blank forms.
Dates: 1894-1941; circa 1979

West European Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 4099 / MF 356
Abstract This collection contains documents and manuscripts on Alsace-Lorraine, France, and Germany.
Dates: 1691-1941