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William F. Rosenblum Papers
Rabbi William F. Rosenblum was head rabbi of the reform congregation at Temple Israel in New York City, 1930-1963. He was also an active leader in a number of Jewish social welfare and religious organizations. In addition to broadly documenting his rabbinical career and organizational activities, the William F. Rosenblum Papers reflect Rosenblum's interests in military chaplaincy, relations between Catholicism and Judaism, the media, race relations, post-WWII Europe, and the Vietnam War. Materials include correspondence, scrapbooks, sermons, speeches, notes, radio transcripts, clippings, photographs, audiotapes, and film.
William G. Niederland Collection
Dr. William G. Niederland (1904-1993) was a renowned psychiatrist who immigrated to the United States in 1940 via Italy and the Philippines. While he was a psychiatric expert for German indemnification trials of survivors of the Holocaust, Niederland became an advocate of the survivors' claims and an empathetic researcher of their psychic suffering. He engaged in scientific research on psychic sequelae in Holocaust survivors for more than four decades. Niederland is believed to have discovered the "Survivor Syndrome," as a psychiatric disease and condition. The William G. Niederland Collection contains manuscripts, lectures and published writings by Niederland (and others) as well as 165 court case files consisting of psychiatric opinions, correspondence and court decisions referring to individual indemnification cases. Also included are correspondence with his colleagues and material related to his various research projects.
William Graetz Collection
Personal documents of William Graetz, including military papers, and membership and identity cards. Records of ORT committees, minutes of executive committee meetings, correspondence and reports of the activities of ORT branches during the years 1926-1970 in Argentina, Bessarabia, Bolivia, Brazil, France, Germany, Hungary, Lithuania, Poland, South Africa, Switzerland, and the USSR, also including letters from Leo Baeck. Records of the Jewish community of Berlin, in 1929 and 1930, including correspondence on juvenile care, financial reports, and meeting minutes. The following individuals are mentioned in this collection: Graetz, William; Baeck, Leo; Syngalowski, Aron; Lvovitch, David; Frumkin, Jacob; Sadler, Ilse.
William Nussbaum Collection
William (Wilhelm) Nussbaum was a Jewish race scientist who ran an organization, Die Arbeitsgemeinschaft für jüdische Erbforschung und Eugenik/Erbpflege, between the years 1933 and 1935. He racially examined over 1100 German Jews seeking both information about the Jewish "race," and validating Jews as racially being a European people. Material in the collection includes articles and manuscripts authored by Nussbaum regarding Jewish race history and research, articles and writings by other authors about the Jewish race, and information forms recording the statistical results of anthropologically examined Jewish individuals and groups.
William Strauss Collection
This collection contains the papers of banker William Strauss. It includes his correspondence, a large amount of newspaper clippings, family trees, and research material pertaining to the Mendelssohn banking house.
William Stricker Collection
William Stricker was an Austrian Jewish journalist who worked for radio stations and the newspaper. He covered World War II and in particular, the Nuremberg Trials. He was also the leader of the oldest Jewish student fraternity, Kadimah located in Vienna, Austria. In 1939, he moved to the United States together with his wife Jenny Stricker (neé Becher).
William Werner Bloch Collection
The William Werner Bloch Collection documents chapters in the life of William Werner Bloch, especially his involvement as an American soldier in World War II, as well as the history of his family and the claim for compensation against Germany after World War II.
Willy May Collection
The collection contains documents pertaining to the Willy May, Salomon Kahn, Herz Levi, and Auerbach-Ehrlich families. Included are documents pertaining to Willy May's work as a butcher, his service in World War I, and the civilian war work of May and his wife Martha May née Levi during World War II; documents pertaining to the military service of Salomon Kahn and Julius Kahn; documents pertaining to work the as butchers of Levi Levi II and his son Hermann Levi, as well as genealogy of their family in Griesheim; and family tree of the Auerbach-Ehrlich family from 1600 to the early 20th century, including birth and death dates and locations.
Willy Nordwind Collection
The collection documents Willy Nordwind’s efforts to bring as many German Jews as possible out of Germany before World War II. Included here is correspondence with those who had arrived or those whom Willy Nordwind was still trying to bring over.
Willy Tonn Collection
The papers of this collection document Willy Tonn's life, and a large amount of the collection focuses on his time spent in Shanghai. Documents include personal and business papers, correspondence, numerous typescripts, and newspaper clippings. Many of the typescripts discuss topics related to Far Eastern culture; others discuss Jewish culture or religion, Indian culture, and Greek history. The collection also includes publications containing articles by Tonn.
Willy Wertheimer Collection
The bulk of the collection consists of correspondence relating to his efforts as a committee chairman for tree-planting efforts in Israel. Other materials concern his genealogy and his memoirs.
Wilmersdoerffer/Wilmers Family Collection
The Wilmersdoerffer/Wilmers Family collection pertains to the family of the twins John Geoffrey Wilmers (né Hans Max Wilmersdoerffer) and Marianne Gourary (née Wilmersdoerffer), who were born in Munich, Bavaria, Germany, in 1920, and eventually emigrated to England and the United States, respectively. The collection contains a small amount of family papers, three family trees, and a few secondary materials containing biographical information pertaining to family members. Families mentioned in the family trees (originating in Bavaria and, in part in Württemberg) include: Wilmersdoerffer (Wilmers); Oberndoerffer; Haymann; Schimmelburg; and Nauheim (Norland).
Wimpfheimer Family Collection
The collection holds the documents and correspondence of the Wimpfheimer family from Karlsruhe. The collection covers the Wimpfheimers’ emigration to Switzerland and later the United States as well as their restitution efforts regarding the family’s malting factory in Karlsruhe.
Windmueller Family Collection
This collection contains a copy of a privately printed genealogical chronicle of the Windmüller family and of the Jewish community of Beckum, as well as original materials regarding the Windmueller's resettlement from Germany to the United States, including appraisal and sale documents for their factory in Beckum.
Windner Lieberman Family Collection
The Lieberman Windner Family Collection holds papers and correspondence of Marianne Lieberman and her ancestors as well as photographs. Prominent topics are the art of Marianne Lieberman and the murder of Hedwig Windner under the Nazi euthanasia program. The collection comprises official documents and personal and official correspondence.
Wladimir G. Eliasberg Collection
The Wladimir G. Eliasberg Collection documents the lives of the members of the Eliasberg family and to a lesser extent professional activities of Wladimir Eliasberg. The collection consists of personal correspondence, writings, vital and professional documents, and printed materials.
Wolf and Landauer Families Collection
This collection contains family trees of Wolf and Landauer families, as well as various address books and customer lists dating to the turn of the twentieth century, pertaining to the textile firm W. Wolf & Söhne, active both in Stuttgart and in Boston, Massachusetts.
Wolf Family Collection, Dresden
Family tree with drawings and a Latin document
Wolf Hamburger Collection
The file contains various materials pertaining to the artist Wolf Hamburger.
Wolf Netter & Jacobi Collection
The donated corporate records include advertisements and some business records, (1926-1934/35). There is a particularly rich collection of industrial photographs of the major plants (ca. 120 photographs). Box II complements the corporate material with scattered records of members of the Jacobi family as well as genealogical material on the Netter family.
Wolf-Oppenheimer Family Collection
The Wolf-Oppenheimer Collection provides details on the lives, both personal and professional of more than three generations of members of the related Wolf and Oppenheimer families. Most prominently represented among the collection's papers are Hermann and Irene (née Oppenheimer) Wolf and their daughter Marlies (née Wolf) and Eugene Plotnik, but the papers relate to many other family members as well. The collection includes personal papers, official and educational documents, family correspondence, photographs, family trees, articles as well as personal family writing, and newspaper clippings.
Wolf Popper Family Collection
Manuscripts, vital documents, correspondence, heraldry, and genealogical materials pertaining to Wolf Popper and his family, emphasizing Wolf Popper’s studies at the Hawtreys Preparatory School in England and to the family’s ennobled heritage. Also included is a manuscript about the mezzo-soprano Mathilde Marchesi, née Graumann (March 24, 1821 – November 17, 1913), who made her name as a singing teacher in Vienna, Paris and other European conservatories.
Wolfgang Roth Collection
The collection is primarily made up of photographs from circa 1930s-1950s of family, friends, and colleagues of the set designer Wolfgang Roth.
Wolfgang Wassermann Collection
This collection contains a few childhood memoirs of Wolfgang Wassermann, as well as some of his father's, the lawyer Gustav Wassermann's, diplomas and educational papers.
Worms Jewish Community Collection
This collection contains a original documents dating back to the 19th century, clippings and articles, correspondence, programs, pamphlets, photographs and pieces of writing relating to the Jewish community and synagogue of Worms.
Writings by Elisabeth Model
The collection holds two autobiographical writings by the artist Elisabeth Model. One work centers on her husband’s persecution by the Nazis in Amsterdam, their narrow escape with their sons Wolfe and Peter, and her sister Mali to New York, and their life in the United States. Her second work focuses on her life in relation to various places and people that impressed her. Also included are family photo albums, some correspondence, and other documents that constitute addenda to the original Elisabeth Model Collection, AR 6306.
Wulkan-Berger Family Collection
The collection holds the personal documents of both the Wulkan and Berger families from Vienna. While most of the documents cover the time of emigration to the United States and Kenya, the collection also holds documents on the family’s life in Vienna before World War II. Much of the correspondence was written during the 1910s, 1920s, and early 1930s.
Wuppertal Community Collection
Various publications reflecting on the Jewish community in Wuppertal, Germany.
YIVO - Vilna Administration Records
Record Group 1.1, the primary collection of records from the period when YIVO was headquartered in Vilna, reflects the wide range of activities YIVO engaged in from 1925-1941. Founded as an institute for the study of Yiddish speaking Jewry, YIVO grew to become a research institute, library, archive, and graduate program in one. The collection consists primarily of administrative material such as correspondence, financial records, minutes, reports, lists, and newspaper clippings, as well as essays and publications of the Aspirantur, Division of Youth Research, and the Economic-Statistical, Psychological-Pedagogical, and Philological sections. It incorporates material generated by the Vilna office, satellite offices in Berlin, Warsaw, and New York, and by supporters and collectors throughout Poland, Europe, and indeed the world.
Youth Aliyah Records in the Hadassah Archives
The Youth Aliyah Records in the Hadassah Archives document Hadassah's work with multiple international organizations to rescue Jewish children from continental Europe to Palestine from 1933-1945. The collection also documents Hadassah's involvement with Youth Aliyah since 1946 in providing residential, educational, vocational, rehabilitative and therapeutic care for displaced and at-risk youth from around the world.
- Language: German X
- Leo Baeck Institute 1961
- American Jewish Historical Society 177
- YIVO Institute for Jewish Research 137
- Yeshiva University Museum 4
- American Sephardi Federation 3
- Center for Jewish History 2 + ∧ less
- Correspondence 1336
- Photographs 876
- Manuscripts (documents) 659
- Clippings (information artifacts) 653
- Genealogical tables 449
- Official documents 408
- New York (N.Y.) 385
- Archival materials 351
- Berlin (Germany) 329
- United States -- Emigration and immigration 324
- Emigration and immigration 281
- Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) 225
- Jewish families 221
- Vienna (Austria) 199
- Legal documents 188
- Notes (documents) 171
- Diaries 162
- Articles 150
- Germany 143
- Jews, German 138 + ∧ less
- English 1598
- Hebrew 625
- French 516
- Yiddish 332
- Spanish; Castilian 213
- Italian 177
- Polish 153
- Russian 146
- Hungarian 124
- Latin 122
- Swedish 104
- Dutch; Flemish 88
- Czech 87
- Afrikaans 69
- Portuguese 38
- Chinese 26
- Danish 20
- Greek, Modern (1453-) 16
- Lithuanian 16 + ∧ less
- National Jewish Welfare Board 78
- Theresienstadt (Concentration camp) 75
- YIVO Archives 46
- Baeck, Leo, 1873-1956 38
- American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee 36
- Gurs (Concentration camp) 30
- Buber, Martin, 1878-1965 26
- Auschwitz (Concentration camp) 24
- United States. Army 24
- Centralverein Deutscher Staatsbürger Jüdischen Glaubens 23
- Einstein, Albert, 1879-1955 19
- Dachau (Concentration camp) 18
- Jüdische Gemeinde zu Berlin 17
- Hadassah, the Women's Zionist Organization of America 16
- Hirsch family 16
- B'nai B'rith 15
- Goldschmidt family 15
- Jüdischer Kulturbund 15
- Reichsvertretung der Deutschen Juden 15
- Rosenzweig, Franz, 1886-1929 15 + ∧ less