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The bulk of the collection consists of the personal correspondence generated by a number of the members of the Heimann family and prose and poetry composed by David Heimann for various celebratory family events. Other materials include photographs, documents, and genealogical materials.
The collection contains questionnaires I + II of the Austrian Heritage Collection at the Leo Baeck Institute. Included are photocopies of correspondence and official documents pertaining to Walter Schwarz’s imprisonment in the Dachau concentration camp; as well as various materials, such as photocopies of vital records and emigration papers pertaining to Josephine Zwirn’s second husband, Otto Zwirn; and photocopies of photographs of Josephine’s parents, Karl and Hilda Schindler.
The collection contains the correspondence of Lilly Isler and her family regarding daily life and their attempts to get her mother, Gisela Klug, out of Vienna.
The collection contains primarily documents relating to Ludwig Neumann's attempts to emigrate to a variety of countries, as well as other professional and personal correspondence.
This collection consists mainly of the diaries of Zionist Martin Hauser. Born in Berlin in 1913, Hauser emigrated to Palestine in 1933. He volunteered for the Royal Air Force during World War II and was involved in the liberation of Dachau. In addition to his diaries from 1929-1951, the collection includes speeches, Zionist circulars, and military reports.
Recording of a reading about experiences as internees in Nazi Germany and as refugees in Latin America.
The primary focus of the Renee Aldor Collection is on the immigration experience of Renee and Ernst Aldor and Ernst Aldor's internment in Dachau. Documentation on these subjects includes various official documents, including identification papers, immigration documentation, and some correspondence. In addition, about half of the collection consists of photographs, including family snapshots and a photo album.
The collection contains Rudolph Shaffert’s personal and official correspondence, restitution claims, newspaper clippings, photographs, and official documents from Austria and the United States as well as immigration records from the United States. It includes official and personal documents and photographs from other family members.
This collection documents the Stern and Fantl families of Vienna, Austria from the mid-nineteenth century through 1980. Materials include personal correspondence, vital records (birth and marriage certificates), immigration and naturalization records, education records, passports, legal papers, contracts of sale for family property, photographs, poems, and Erwin Stern’s personal account of imprisonment in Dachau.
The collection contains correspondence mostly authored by Stephanie and Franz Pisker, dispatched from Vienna, Austria and the Jewish ghetto in Opole, Poland to their daughter Susan (née Herta) in America, before Franz and Stefanie were killed in the extermination camp of Sobibor. Also included are official documents and letters pertaining to their unsuccessful attempt to immigrate to the United States and the questionnaires by the Austrian Heritage Collection of Susan and her husband John H. Graham.
This collection contains material pertaining to the sociologist Werner Cahnman and his wife, the biophysicist Gisella Levi Cahnman. It primarily documents the early years and immigration of Werner Cahnman, as well as his and his wife's careers in the United States. It also illustrates the immigration of family members. Papers in this collection include a large amount of photographs, correspondence, diaries, some writings, official papers, and restitution files.
- Correspondence 9
- Photographs 7
- Vienna (Austria) 7
- United States -- Emigration and immigration 6
- Jews -- Persecutions -- Austria 5
- Emigration and immigration 4
- Official documents 3
- Chicago (Ill.) 2
- Diaries 2
- Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) 2
- Jewish families 2
- Jewish refugees 2
- Latin America -- Emigration and immigration 2
- Legal documents 2
- Manuscripts (documents) 2
- New York (N.Y.) 2
- Alps 1
- Antisemitism 1
- Antisemitism -- Austria 1
- Archival materials 1 + ∧ less
- English 10
- German 10
- Czech 1
- Hebrew 1
- Spanish; Castilian 1
- Yiddish 1 + ∧ less
- Buchenwald (Concentration camp) 3
- Aldor, Ernst, 1904- 1
- Aldor, Renee, 1900-1995 1
- Allen, Josephine Catherine 1
- Allen, Leo John 1
- Borel, S.R. 1
- Cahnman, Gisella, 1910-2003 1
- Cahnman, Werner J. (Werner Jacob), 1902-1980 1
- Cahnmann family 1
- Cahnmann, Sigwart, -1941 1
- Carlsen, Rolf 1
- Centralverein Deutscher Staatsbürger Jüdischen Glaubens 1
- Elkisch, Louise, 1893- 1
- Fantl family 1
- Firma H. L. Heimann 1
- Graham, John, 1923- 1
- Graham, Susan, 1921- 1
- Great Britain. Royal Air Force 1
- Gruenwald family 1 + ∧ less