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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.
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.
Various publications reflecting on the Jewish community in Wuppertal, Germany.
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.
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.
This collection contains the personal papers of Zalman Unreich On (1912-1978), covering Zalman’s life growing up in Bratislava, Czechoslovakia, his years in Palestine (pre-state Israel), in Prague, and in Israel. The collection includes Unreich family correspondence and family history; newspaper clippings documenting Zalman’s wrestling competitions and a manuscript on Jiu-Jitsu; and documentation from his work with the Haganah [Defense Force] and his years with the Israeli diplomatic mission in Prague. There are many photographs, including Zalman’s childhood and the childhood of his wife Gerty and several generations of Gerty’s family in Vienna; Zalman’s life in Palestine before his marriage; Zalman and Gerty’s married life together in Tel Aviv with their three children; Zalman and Gerty in Prague at embassy events and with mission staff and visitors to the mission at meetings and parties; a scrapbook of photographs documenting both Zalman’s accomplishments while in Prague and in his life back in Israel welcoming dignitaries and public figures to Israel. There are also photographs of Zalman wrestling – training, competing, and posing for the book “Guard and Sport”.
The Zickel Family Collection consists primarily of correspondence compiled in the emigration of the siblings Georg, Luise, and Anna Zickel from Nazi Germany, with the aid of their cousin Lina Factor and her husband. It also includes some documentation of biographical data about the Zickel siblings.
Documents and photographs pertaining to the Fatt family, including a ketubah, birth certificates, and a US citizenship document. Also, manuscript pages of poems in Polish and an illustrated Passover Haggadah.
The collection contains photocopies and microfilm reels with items from the Leopold Zunz Archives at Hebrew University in Jerusalem, Israel.