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American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee

 Collection
Identifier: AR 7196
Abstract

The American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (also known as the JDC) was founded on November 27, 1914, in order to facilitate and centralize the collection and distribution of funds by American Jews for Jews abroad. This collection consists of the German case files of the JDC (dating from 1929 to 1947). The records document various individuals’ immigration attempts. Although the JDC was at first reluctant to aid individuals directly, this became necessary after the outbreak of World War II. Documents concerning many prominent individuals may be found in this collection.

Dates: 1929-1949; Majority of material found within 1933-1947

Bernhard Kahn Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 416
Abstract

Bernhard Kahn dedicated 50 years of his life to welfare activities in order to help distressed Jews. Among others he worked for the Hilfsverein der deutschen Juden, the American Jewish Joint Distribution Comittee and the American Joint Reconstruction Foundation .The collection contains personal as well as professional correspondence, articles on Bernhard Kahn’s work and biography, lectures and speeches by him and a number of official documents such as letters of consignment, citizenship papers and educational and professional certificates.

Dates: 1901-1955; Majority of material found in 1908-1955

Centre de Documentation Juive Contemporaine Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 6668
Abstract

This collection consists of photocopies of memos and reports of the German occupying forces in France concerning deportations and other measures against Jews living in France. The documents were compiled by the Centre de Documentation Juive Contemporain and sent to the American Joint Distribution Committee.

Dates: 1941-1944

Elizabeth W. Trahan Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25038
Abstract

The Elizabeth W. Trahan Collection documents the personal and professional life of Elizabeth Welt Trahan, who was active as a scholar and writer and taught for several years at various universities in the U.S. Her autobiographical materials, such as her diary, reflect her personal view on Vienna, Austria during World War II. Other papers include personal documents, correspondence, a diary and other autobiographical manuscripts.

Dates: 1913-2009; Majority of material found within 1939-1947

Evelyn Pearl Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 6292
Abstract

This collection contains photocopies of documents, photographs, and genealogical tables pertaining to the family of Evelyn Pearl (Perl) of Berlin and the related Wachsmann (Waxman) and Heimann families.

Dates: circa 1917-1994

Graf Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25689
Abstract

This collection comprises documents related to the Graf family from Offenbach, Germany. There are several photographs as well as official documents and letters.

Dates: 1867-1947

Guides to other archives

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25054
Abstract

Guides to archives and special collections in the USA, Europe and Israel that were sent to and/or collected by LBI archivists over the years.

Dates: 1932-1998

Hacker-Glanz Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25229
Abstract

This collection contains personal papers of the Glanz and Hacker family members. Included are materials related to the education, emigration, marriage, and career of photographer Jakob Glanz, his brother Heinrich Glancz, and his son-in-law Emil Hacker. A written interview with Gertrude Hacker née Glanz is also included.

Dates: 1917-2000

Jewish Agency Mission to the Iberian Peninsula [October 1943 - September 1945].

 Collection
Identifier: LBIJER 774
Abstract

The collection contains various materials pertaining to the Jewish Agency Mission to the Iberian Peninsula, October 1943 - September 1945.

Dates: 1943-1989

Kurt Baeck Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 6878
Abstract

This collection mainly consists of documents related to Kurt Baeck’s emigration to the Dutch East Indies and Shanghai and immigration to the United States. The materials include immigration documents, identity cards, financial papers, travel documents, and employment records.

Dates: 1925-1950

Nothmann Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 10492
Abstract

This collection consists of documents of the Nothmann family, including personal correspondence and official documents, such as passports and certificates. A lot of the material is about or from the time of the Nazi persecution.

Dates: 1892-1951; Majority of material found within 1938-1948