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Beigel Family Collection
The Beigel Family Collection holds materials about the Beigel family members from Berlin. The collection consists of post-war personal correspondence between the various family members and documents on restitution claims. It includes original handwritten letters and papers from the time Liane Beigel (née Bick) was in Sweden, as well as official correspondence with the United Restitution Organization after she immigrated to the United States. Also included are her husband Horst Beigel’s restitution claims against Interessengemeinschaft Farbenindustrie AG.
Beiner Family Collection
The collection contains documents of Ernst Beiner and his family, including documents pertaining to his studies and work in pharmacy and dentistry, family photographs, and a file of material regarding his restitution claim against Germany after World War II. Also included are documents of the family of Biener's wife Fanny Beiner née Karpf.
Centre de Documentation Juive Contemporaine Collection
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.
Concentration Camps Clippings Collection
This clippings collection contains newspaper clippings covering history and memorials of concentration camps. Also included are brochures, programs, and a poster for events held in memory of victims of concentration camps. Finally, two annual reports of the KZ-Gedenkstätte Dachau and a bibliography of literature at the KZ-Museum Dachau are included.
Concentration Camps Collection
This constructed collection contains very limited traces of several concentration camps established and run by the Nazis between 1933 and 1945. The concentration camps covered are Auschwitz, Buchenwald, Buna-Monowitz, Dachau, Sachsenhausen, Schatzlar, and Stutthof. Limited materials from the Łódź ghetto are also included, and other concentration camps may be mentioned. The scant materials in the collection include correspondence, creative or religious writings, photographs, money, lists of prisoners, materials on Josef Mengele, calls to action to assist prisoners, military reports by liberators, a copy of a Totenbuch from Dachau, an original death certificate from Auschwitz, and an original certificate of discharge from Sachsenhausen. The one exception to the relative scarcity of materials on each camp is the extensive interrogation report from Buchenwald.
David Friedman Collection
David Friedman (Friedmann; 1893-1980) was an artist in Berlin. During the Nazi Holocaust, he was incarcerated in the Lodz Ghetto and Auschwitz. He resumed his artistic career immediately after the war and then immigrated to the United States. His papers include artwork, memoirs, and essays focusing on his experiences in the Holocaust.
Egon Fromm Family Collection
The Egon Fromm Family Collection documents the lives of members of the Fromm and Heumann families, with a focus on the families of Walter Fromm and Carola Heumann, the parents of Egon Fromm. Included is family correspondence that relates to the family's emigration and search for relatives after the war. Other papers include songs and speeches from family weddings, a friendship book, passports and genealogy research for both branches of the family.
Ernest W. Michel (1923-2016) Papers
This collection contains the papers of Ernest W. Michel, Holocaust Survivor Journalist and public speaker,including clippings of newspaper articles written by and about Michel, correspondence between Michel and many important Jewish and political figures and autograph files, which Michel collected. Many of these files concern Michel’s Holocaust experiences, speaking engagements, the World Gathering of Jewish Holocaust Survivors, and Michel’s work with the United Jewish Appeal.
Gerda Lerner Family Collection
The collection contains materials related to several members of the Kronstein/Neumann/Mueller families; both original documents as well as additional biographical information and excerpts from Gerda Lerner's book "A Death of One's Own". The bulk consists of correspondence, mainly written from Ilona Kronstein's exile in Nice to her daughter Gerda in the United States. In one letter, Ilona Kronstein describes a brief stay in the Gurs camp. Most of the correspondence has been summarized by John and Eva Englander, the summaries are included in the folders.
Gettinger Family Collection
This collection comprises letters, official documents, and photographs that pertain to the lives of members of the Gettinger family, specifically the brothers Isadore (Isidor) and Israel, as they attempted to emigrate from Austria amid the rise of the German Reich and the implications thereafter.
Herta and Carl Mayer Collection
The Herta and Carl Mayer Collection holds the assorted papers of Herta Mayer (Fuchs/ Fox) and her husband Carl (Karl) Mayer. Included in the collection are scattered documents of the Fuchs family members, Moric, Alice and Richard Fuchs. The collection primarily consists of Herta Mayer’s official documents and correspondence regarding immigration and restitution attempts after 1945. Photographs and family correspondence can be found as well.
Hochherr Family Collection
This collection consists of the personal papers of the Hochherr family of southwestern Germany. Materials include vital records, photographs, a genealogical chart, a family history, official records of family members’ deportations and deaths in extermination camps, an account of life in Nazi-occupied Holland, and an account of an escape to Switzerland. With the exception of the photographs, the collection consists entirely of photocopies.
Höxter Family Collection
This collection contains correspondence sent by Käthe and Hugo Höxter, first from their home in Mannheim, and then beginning late 1940 from the Gurs camp, to their son Heinz (Henry) in Louisiana.
Inge M. Rosenthal Collection.
Information related to Inge Rosenthal's parents, and photographs and post cards from World War I era. The countries depicted include Germany, Austria, France, Hungary, Romania, South Africa, Spain, Holland.
Ingrid Decker Collection
Three essays by Ingrid Decker are bound together into one illustrated typescript. They all report about Jewish German survivors of the Holocaust and their emigrations to Mexico and to the Dominican Republic.
Jews in Germany after 1945 collection
The collection consists of clippings from West-German, Swiss, and US newspapers, as well as some correspondence, published materials and ephemera, describing various aspects of Jews in Germany after the Holocaust.
Manfred H. Hecht Family Collection
Correspondence from Manfred H. Hecht's parents to him in New York; correspondence and documents concerning their emigration attempts.
Norbert Troller Collection
Extensive autobiographical manuscript by Troller, with illustrations and other supporting material, discussing his family and community, his early life, and his experiences during and after the Holocaust.
Ostwald Family Collection
Documents refer to the Ostwald, Tendlau and Cohen families. One focus is on the life of Alice Witte née Cohn. Of special significance is a letter that Karl Siche wrote to Alice Witte. Together with Alice Witte's former husband Max Witte, Karl Siche was detained in a concentration camp. Here Max Witte passed away. There is also a remarkable letter from Hedwig Ostwald, which she wrote in Theresienstadt in 1944, prior to her deportation to Auschwitz where she died. Her husband Max Ostwald, a lawyer and the head of the Reichsvereinigung der Juden in Deutschland (district Westphalia) had already died in 1942 in Theresienstadt from disease.
Papers of Philip Friedman (1901-1960)
This collection contains the personal and professional papers of historian and bibliographer Philip Friedman. These materials include correspondence with individuals and with organizations, newspaper clippings, subject files, manuscripts of works by Friedman and by others, and some of Friedman’s personal documents. These materials relate to Friedman’s work on the histories of various Jewish communities, particularly those in Poland, and his work gathering source documents about the Holocaust.
Salomons-Fox Family Collection
The Salomons-Fox family collection documents the lives of various family members of the extended Salomons-Fox family. Topics of the collection are the education; the emigration or attempted emigration to the United States, the establishment of a new life in America; and the professional career of the individuals represented in the collection. An extensive amount of the collection focusses on the artistic career and life of Dave Fox. Also included are papers pertaining to the circus artist and actor, Jackie (Leo) Gerlich, who appeared in the 1939 movie “The Wizard of Oz."
Semi Uffenheimer Family Collection
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.
Steffi Winters Collection
This collection contains a copy of Elisabeth Schönfeld's diary written during the Nazi dictatorship, as well as a few photographs, a manuscript by Lucie Meyer on her emigration to France, and a couple of family papers. All items are photocopies, except the photographs.
Walter Zvi Bacharach Collection
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.
- Names: Auschwitz (Concentration camp) X
- Leo Baeck Institute 22
- American Jewish Historical Society 1
- YIVO Institute for Jewish Research 1
- Correspondence 17
- Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) 13
- Photographs 11
- Clippings (information artifacts) 9
- Manuscripts (documents) 9
- Berlin (Germany) 8
- New York (N.Y.) 7
- Official documents 7
- Concentration camps 5
- Jewish refugees 5
- Notes (documents) 5
- Archival materials 4
- Emigration and immigration 4
- Holocaust survivors 4
- Jews -- Persecutions -- Germany 4
- Poems 4
- United States -- Emigration and immigration -- History -- 20th century 4
- Vienna (Austria) 4
- Diaries 3
- Genealogical tables 3 + ∧ less
- English 18
- French 7
- Hebrew 6
- Polish 6
- Spanish; Castilian 4
- Czech 3
- Dutch; Flemish 3
- Hungarian 3
- Yiddish 3
- Danish 2
- Russian 2
- Swedish 2
- Croatian 1
- Italian 1
- Latin 1
- Romany 1
- Romanian; Moldavian; Moldovan 1
- Slovak 1
- Ukrainian 1 + ∧ less
- Theresienstadt (Concentration camp) 7
- Buchenwald (Concentration camp) 3
- Gurs (Concentration camp) 3
- Westerbork (Concentration camp) 3
- Centre de documentation juive contemporaine 2
- Dachau (Concentration camp) 2
- Monowitz (Concentration camp) 2
- Sachsenhausen (Concentration camp) 2
- Adass Jisroel (Berlin, Germany) 1
- Adler, Alfred, 1870-1937 1
- Alice Salomon Hochschule Berlin 1
- American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee 1
- Bacharach family 1
- Bacharach, Alan 1
- Bacharach, Albrecht, 1925-1984 1
- Bacharach, Erna Berta, 1899-1944 1
- Bacharach, Hannah 1
- Bacharach, Moritz, 1888-1945 1
- Bacharach, Walter Zvi, 1928-2014 1 + ∧ less