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RG 1955: Fraydele Oysher

 Collection
Identifier: RG 1955
Scope and Contents

The collection pertains primarily to Fraydele Oysher's career as a stage and radio show performer. Included is correspondence of a professional and personal nature in English and Yiddish, 1944-1997. Clippings in English, Hebrew, Romanian, Spanish, and Yiddish, 1933-2004. Promotional materials, film reviews, playscripts, playbills, performance programs, leaflets, bulletins, and posters in English and Yiddish, 1933-1991. Publicity photos. Legal contracts, 1948-1964. Miscellaneous personal materials, 1953-1963. Music catalogs, song books and song lyrics in English, Hebrew, and Yiddish. The collection also features materials pertaining to Fraydele Oysher's older brother, Moishe Oysher, including a typed biography; correspondence (1940-1943); an article from Jewish Currents, 1985; a list of selected songs; flyers; programs; playbills; and performance tickets in English and Yiddish. Among the numerous performances in which Fraydele Oysher appeared that are featured in the collection are: A khazendl oyf Shabes (A Little Cantor on the Sabbath); Fraydeles khasene (Fraydele's Wedding); It's Never Too Late for Happiness; The Little Queen; and The Golden Girl.

Dates: 1933 - 2004

Papers of Robison Family

 Collection
Identifier: P-678
Abstract

The Robison Family Fapers reflect various activities of Adolf C. and Ann Green Robison in civic organizations, Jewish communal life, Jewish national and international affairs, and individually in the arts. The collection contains information on the origins of the United Nations; and on aid to Israel before, during, and after the War of Independence. The materials include correspondence, memoranda, minutes, reports, financial documents, newspaper clippings, photographs, diaries, scrapbooks, musical scores, and play scripts.

Dates: undated, 1904-1995

Robitscher Family Collection Addenda

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25012 A
Abstract

This is a collection of addenda to the Robitscher Family Collection (AR 25012) that further document the lives of Thomas Robitscher, his mother Magdalena Robitscher née Hahn, and his wife Anne Kelemen. Materials include personal correspondence, photographs, Thomas Robitscher’s personal papers, vital documents and other legal and official papers related to Thomas Robitscher, an inventory of his mineral collection, and correspondence regarding its donation.

Dates: 1950-2011; Majority of material found within 1968-1986

Rolf Heymann Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 6889 / MF 806
Abstract

Passports and other documents of Rolf and Liselotte Heymann and their daughters, Evelyn and Edit; Siegfried Hirsekorn and Ida Boschwitz; Bernhard and Gisela Heymann.

Dates: 1934-1958

Rose Wegner Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25028
Abstract

This collection consists mainly of correspondence between family members of Rose Wegner, predominantly of her mother Gertrud Leon's letters from Berlin to Rose in New York in the years 1938-1942. The recent correspondence between Peter Leon and Beate Niemann deals with the past of Beate's Nazi parents and their connection to the Leons.

Dates: 1884-2003; Majority of material found within 1937-1942, 2002-2003

Rosenberg Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 26009
Abstract

This collection documents the personal and professional lives of Hans Rosenberg (1908-1982) and his wife Ernestine née Rosner Rosenberg (1912-1962), from their childhoods and early medical careers in Vienna to their final years in Bridgeport, Connecticut. The collection also includes items from associates and friends, along with extended and immediate relatives, most notably Hans Rosenberg’s sister Madeleine née Rosenberg Buchsbaum (1911-2014).

Dates: 1874-2008; 1930-1965

Samuel J. Citron (1908-1979) Papers

 Collection
Identifier: P-930
Abstract

This collection contains the papers of Samuel J. Citron, dramatist and educator.

Dates: undated, 1918-1979

Semi Uffenheimer Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25892
Abstract

The Semi Uffenheimer family collection contains the papers of Semi Uffenheimer and his famliy, and documents the effects of Nazi persecution on their lives, his emigration to Argentina and the fate of his mother Anna, his father Adolf and his sister Flora, who were deported to the concentration camp of Gurs, France. The collection also holds information about other members of Semi’s family. Much of the collection is correspondence between Semi and his sister, focusing on the family’s life in Germany and later in the concentration camp of Gurs. Furthermore the collection contains genealogical research documents such as family trees; documents relating to Semi’s marriage search; and some photographs and postcards.

Dates: 1928 - 2014; Majority of material found within 1937 - 1949

Sidney Franklin Collection

 Collection
Identifier: P-894
Abstract

This collection is comprised of materials related to the Brooklyn-born, gay, Jewish bullfighter, Sidney Franklin (1903-1976), who is also known for his close friendship with Ernest Hemingway. The bulk of the collection are photographs of Franklin performing in the bullring, or posing with Spanish and Latin American matadors or famous Americans such as Franklin Roosevelt, Jr., Douglas Fairbanks, Sr., Paulette Goddard, Jack Dempsey and Eddie Cantor. There are also audio recordings of Franklin, a film proposal, clippings and a copy of Franklin’s autobiography.

Dates: 1922-1976, 1987, 2001-2010; Majority of material found within 1922 - 1958

Siegfried Guggenheim Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 180 / MF 612
Abstract

This collection contains records of the Guggenheim family, including family tree, family history, vital records, obituaries, papers of family members who emigrated to Chile, and other papers of family members.

Dates: 1791-1969

Siegfried Jacoby Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 6517 / MF 1016
Abstract

This collection contains the papers of members of the Siegfried Jacoby family, depicting the family's private lives as well as their literary work. Most prominent among the papers here are many unpublished manuscripts, family correspondence, and Siegfried Jacoby's herbarium. There is also personal correspondence with others, some professional correspondence, official and personal papers, newspaper clippings, and a few notebooks and family photographs.

Dates: 1892-1991; Majority of material found within 1920-1939

Sociedad de Ayuda Mutual de Belchatour Records

 Collection
Identifier: RG 1980
Dates: 1946 - 1985

Spanish Civil War Collection

 Collection
Identifier: RG 1477
Abstract

This collection contains correspondence, pamphlets, periodicals, newspapers, press releases, writings, clippings, brochures, fliers, and posters from the era of the Spanish Civil War, and later, documenting American and international fund-raising for humanitarian relief of Republican Spain; American and international public opinion about the war; the participation of Jews in the International Brigades; and reminiscences and commemorations of the war and, particularly, of the International Brigades, in later years. A portion of the material on relief work pertains to trade union activities, as documented in papers of Charles S. Zimmerman, of the International Ladies’ Garment Workers’ Union, in his capacity as leader of Trade Union Relief for Spain, in New York City. Other organizations represented include the Medical Bureau and North American Committee to Aid Spanish Democracy; the Spanish Information Bureau in New York; the Friends of the Abraham Lincoln Brigade; and the Israeli branch of the association of volunteers in the International Brigades. There are also autobiographical manuscripts by Benjamin Lubelski and Sigmund Stein, who participated in the International Brigades; and contemporary publications in a variety of languages, including publications of the anarchist-leaning Spanish trade union confederations CNT-FAI.

Dates: 1909-2013

Susi Friedmann Kirsch Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 6338
Abstract

This collection contains the papers of Susanne (Susi) Friedmann-Kirsch (1926-), documenting her family’s history in Austria, Eastern Europe, and Israel, from the mid 1800s to the 2000s. The collection mostly holds vital documents and genealogical materials, including family trees, photographs, correspondence, family narratives, diaries, and other writings.

Dates: 1846-2009; Majority of material found within 1914-2009

The research files for the biographical dictionary of the Research Foundation for Jewish Immigration

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25939
Abstract

This collection contains research files on émigrés from Germany, Austria, and German-speaking Czechoslovakia during the Nazi period (1933-1945). These files were compiled by researchers at the Research Foundation for Jewish Immigration in New York and the Institut für Zeitgeschichte in Munich in preparation for the publication of The Biographisches Handbuch der deutschsprachigen Emigration nach 1933/International biographical dictionary of Central European émigrés 1933-1945.

Dates: undated, 1913-1988; Majority of material found within 1975-1981

Theater and Film Poster Collection of Abram Kanof

 Collection
Identifier: P-978
Abstract

This collection contains 331 Yiddish theater and film posters, mainly from the first half of the twentieth century, from North and South America.

Dates: 1899-1970; Majority of material found within 1915 - 1940

Walter Zvi Bacharach Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25814
Abstract

The Walter Zvi Bacharach Collection consists of various personal and professional documents, testimonials, certificates, newspaper clippings, notes and correspondence from the life of Walter Zvi Bacharach and his family. They mostly concern his life in Germany and the Netherlands, his captivity during the Holocaust as well as his liberation. Furthermore, the collection contains correspondence, testimonials and documents regarding his life and academic career in Israel. Additional family documents as well as family correspondence are included in the collection.

Dates: 1927-1993

Werner Weinberg Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 10083
Abstract

This collection documents the personal lives of Werner Weinberg’s immediate family and his in-laws, Hans and Rosa Halberstadt, as well Weinberg’s efforts to preserve the memory of the German Jews and the Jews of his hometown Rheda in particular as well as a limited amount of materials documenting his professional activities as a writer.

Dates: 1907-1993; Majority of material found in 1932-1980

Wilhelm Marcus Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 20
Abstract

Correspondence and articles regarding Markus's activities in the Jewish community of Berlin and in the refugee German-Jewish community in New York City. There are also some materials regarding plans to settle Jewish refugees in Mexico.

Dates: 1924-1965; Majority of material found within 1934-1939

William Graetz Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 4121 / MF 567
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1915-1974

Wolf Hamburger Collection

 Collection
Identifier: LBIJER 911
Abstract

The file contains various materials pertaining to the artist Wolf Hamburger.

Dates: 1914-1996

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