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This collection documents Ernst Lissner and Ruth Lissner née Stern (1924-1998), in particular Ruth's time in England after leaving Germany via Kindertransport. It includes correspondence and documents.
The Esther Milich Family Collection holds documents about the immigration of Esther Milich and her brother Nathan Berkowicz in 1939 and about other members of the Berkowicz and Milich families, including the fate of Berkowicz family members left behind in Europe. The collection also contains documentation on the restitution claims filed by Esther and her brother. This collection includes official, legal, and personal family correspondence; official and legal documents; personal family papers; and a few photographs and newspaper clippings.
This collection documents the family of Eugen Rosenberg and Frida Giglio Saenger Rosenberg née Magnus, in particular two of their sons, actor Hans-Karl Rosenberg (stage name Hans-Karl Magnus) and electrician Herbert Rosenberg. It includes a large amount of correspondence between Frida, Hans-Karl, and Herbert Rosenberg during World War Two.
The collection contains contains various materials pertaining to Eugen (Yitzhak) Neter, collected by Shlomo Marcus.
The Eugen Neter Collection documents the professional and personal life of the Mannheim pediatrician Eugen Neter and centers on his professional work and postwar life in Israel. Notable in the collection are the examples of his writing, the biographical articles about him and the material on the Gurs concentration camp. The collection additionally includes some of his correspondence, papers and correspondence of other family members such as Mia Neter, and newspaper clippings on other individuals.
This collection contains the correspondence, official documents, and the German passports of Eugene and Cecilia Leoni. The passport documents the addition of their Jewish names, and their efforts to leave Austria after the Nazi occupation. Collection also includes their son Leon's school report cards, textbooks, exercise books from Vienna, and a school certificate from Havana, Cuba. One of the report cards indicates that Leon was transferred to another school for Jewish children in 1938, and the exercise books also reflect Hitler's occupation.
This collection contains material relating to the personal and professional activities of Eva Dukes. It includes personal correspondence from 1938 to 1943 and materials about Dukes's teenage years as a student at the Schwarzwaldschule in Vienna. Professional materials relating to her work as a writer, researcher and translator include correspondence about her search for two favorite children's books from her youth, Jüdische Kindermärchen (1932) by Ilse Weber (née Herlinger) and Das verschlossene Buch; juedische Maerchen (1925) by Irma Singer (aka Irma Miriam Berkowitz). Also found here are typescripts of selected translations from these books into English, as well as extensive correspondence between Dukes and Singer, after Dukes discovered Singer living in Israel in the 1970s.
This collection pertains to the life of Eva Kahn (née Krafft) and members of her extended family. It encompasses documents of her life as a child and teenager in Eger (today Cheb, Czech Republic) and later in Chicago, Illinois. Included in her personal papers are school materials and a friendship book. The collection furthermore documents the lives of family members of Eva Kahn and her husband Stephen Martin Kahn with correspondence, photographs, a baby journal and an autograph album. Two letters written by Eva Kahn's cousin Martin Wels who was killed in the Holocaust are part of the collection.
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.
Personal documents of Martin Reich and his mother, Emma, describing their lives in Mannheim, Germany and Strasbourg, France prior to their immigration to the United States.
This collection portrays the personal and professional life of the violinist Felix Freilich. It also provides information on his wife and the genealogy of their families. The collection contains correspondence, family trees, photographs, clippings, publications and music scores. Subjects found in this collection include the genealogy of the Freilich and Greenberg families, the professional life of Felix Freilich, and the city of Altenburg, Germany.
This collection holds the papers of publisher and rare book dealer Felix I. Kauffmann, and contains documents relating to the family publishing house, his military service in World War I, and membership in Jewish organizations. The collection includes some correspondence with Leo Baeck as well as other correspondence, official documents such as military, vital and legal papers, curricula vitae, newspaper clippings and articles, and other papers.
The collection is of mixed provenance and consists mostly of 16 mm films and some 8 mm and 35 mm films. There is also a group of VHS and 3/4 in. tapes. Many of the films are registered as part of other record groups in the YIVO Archives and were physically separated from these record groups, placed in the Collection of Films, and cataloged, for preservation purposes and for improved access to researchers. The collection includes the following series: Amateur Films. ca. 75 items, 1920s-1930s. Amateur home movies made by American Jews on trips to Eastern Europe, mainly Poland. One segment of this series consists of films produced by Gustave Eisner, who owned the Gustave Eisner Travel Agency in the inter-war period and arranged trips back to Poland and to Palestine. The Eisner films include some of Palestine and of American Jewish life. Amateur films made by Abraham Twersky of the Sholem Aleichem Houses in the Bronx which include images of a number of notable cultural figures in the Yiddish secular world. Films of Towns and Cities Commissioned by Landsmanshaftn. 2 items. 1920s-1930s. A Pictorial Review of Kolbuszowa, 1929. A film about Sedziszow, Poland, 1935. Post-war films made by social welfare organizations. 1940s-1960s. About 40 items. Films produced by social welfare organizations such as the HIAS and the AJDC describing the situation of Jewish refugees and displaced persons and organizational work carried out on their behalf. Included are films about HIAS's involvement with Hungarian refugees in 1956. Miscellaneous films. A film about Jewish refugees in Shanghai in the late 1940s. 8 mm footage of the Warsaw Ghetto and the Cracow Ghetto during World War II. Yiddish language newsreel made of a memorial ceremony held in Skierniewice, Poland, in 1947 for Holocaust victims. A Scientific Expedition to Birobizhan (1929), a silent film by the faculty of Brigham Young University, Utah.
Constitution. Minutes, 1968-1971. Memorial journal, United Austiler Relief Committee, 1948. Theater programs from Ustilug, pre-World War II.
Pinkas (record book) of the hevrah kadisha (burial society), 1910-1953, including minutes, rules, names of officers and deceased society members. Golden book (record of deaths of members). Materials from Soroki relating to relief activities of American landslayt, 1920s-1930s. Memorial book of the Jewish hospital in Soroki, 1922. Materials pertaining to trip of Morris Seltzer to Soroki for distribution of relief funds, 1925. Personal materials, book of memoirs about Soroki by David Seltzer. Correspondence. Anniversary journals. Endowment fund report. Photographs of Soroki, 1920s-1930s. Constitution, First Soroker Bessarabian Ladies Aid Society. Materials pertaining to the Bessarabian Federation of American Jews. Address list of the First Soroker Ladies Aid Society.
The collection contains documents and correspondence of the Fleischer and Steiner families. Prominent topics are the Fleischer's family business as well as restitution and inheritance matters. The papers in this collection include a vast amount of correspondence, business and restitution papers, as well as some documents regarding immigration.
The Flora Morstadt Collection documents the life of Flora Morstadt and her family mainly through the years 1938-1944. The bulk of the collection is comprised of letters from Flora Morstadt to her family during World War II. Other materials include documents relating to emigration, post-war identification cards, and Flora Morstadt’s recipe book.
The bulk of the collection is an assembly of various reports, amounting to a document of 907 pages in ten sections: the reports originate mainly from the "Comité de Coordination pour l'Assistance dans les Camps" (CCAC; also known as "Comité de Nîmes") and other organizations, such as the “American Friends Service Committee” (AFSC) and YMCA pertaining to foreign – particularly Jewish – refugees in unoccupied France during WW II.
The Frances and Gustave Kauders Family Collection holds the papers of this couple, as well as of members of the Kauders family, and correspondence from the Schostal family. Topics found in the collection include the immigration of Frances and Gustave Kauders, some details of their early lives as expressed in family correspondence, and the failed emigration and subsequent deportation of members of the Schostal family. The collection includes family correspondence, official and educational documents, and correspondence with official agencies regarding immigration and restitution with related documentation.
Writings (all photocopies) by Richard Frank and his sister, Hedwig Ems, as well as by Reinhard Frank.
This collection documents the life and significant experiences of Frank M. Sherman. Prominent themes in this collection are his work for the United States military during World War II, his and his family's experiences in Nazi Germany, and his membership in the Deutscher Vortrupp. The collection consists of a large amount of correspondence as well as clippings, audiocassettes, publications, scrapbooks, official papers, notes, and a few photographs of friends or family members.
The Fred Cahnmann Family Collection documents portions of the lives of Fred Cahnmann and other Cahnmann family members. In addition it provides genealogical research on the Cahnmann and related families. The collection includes many family trees, correspondence, photographs, official documents, articles and newspaper clippings and research notes.
The Fred Emil Katz Collection holds material on the Katz family of Oberlauringen, Germany. Most notable in this collection are the articles and exhibitions that document what happened to the Jewish families of Oberlauringen during the Holocaust. In addition, the collection includes personal correspondence, photograph albums, and a book.
This collection contains correspondence, documents and photographs pertaining to the life of Fred Herz, his family and his wife's family, the Weinrebs. In particular there are several albums of family photographs ranging over the span of nearly a century.
The collection includes materials related to the professional and personal life of the German-born businessman Fred W. Lessing, in the period following his immigration to the United States in 1942. Approximately half of the collection by extent comprises correspondence and documents pertaining to Lessing's restitution claims, including documentation related to the brickworks and brewery businesses of his father, Willy Lessing, and correspondence in the early postwar years with his father's former bookkeeper, Franz Bütterich, of Bamberg, who had served as a trustee for the firm under the Nazi regime from 1938 to 1943. Other materials relate to Fred Lessing's activities as a member of the board of the Leo Baeck Institute, New York, and as a member of the executive committee of the Wiener Library, London. Also included are materials concerning the history of the Jews of Bamberg, and postwar commemorative activities there; documents and notes pertaining to Lessing's family history; and a relatively small amount of personal correspondence and ephemera, including some pertaining to Lessing's receiving an honorary doctorate at Tel Aviv University.
The collection contains personal papers and correspondence as well as photographs and photo albums relating to the families of Jenny and Aron Friedlich and Salomon and Clara Urman. Also included are restitution papers relating to Salomon, Clara and Jenny Urman.
The Fritz Seckel Collection contains the correspondence between Fritz Seckel (Seckelsohn) and his family during World War I and the correspondence to his daughter Irene during World War II.
The collection contains a published brochure about the memorial for German resistance against the Nazi regime and related materials. Also included are clippings from the German press about German resistance during World War II.
The General Jewish Council was an umbrella organization founded by the American Jewish Committee, American Jewish Congress, B’nai B’rith, and Jewish Labor Committee in order to coordinate their rights defense activities.
The bulk of the records in this collection date between from 1938-1944, the active years of the Council. Materials consist primarily of correspondence, minutes, memoranda, and reports.
This collection depicts the life and work of the author Georg Hermann. The main focus of this collection is his literary estate, and the collection contains extensive manuscripts of both his fiction and non-fiction writings, including novels, shorter fiction, essays, and articles. In addition, it also holds correspondence, clippings, photos, official documents and papers, writings by others about Georg Hermann and his work, and a few photos.
- Subject: Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) X
- Leo Baeck Institute 282
- YIVO Institute for Jewish Research 95
- American Jewish Historical Society 32
- American Sephardi Federation 1
- Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) 294
- Correspondence 251
- Photographs 157
- Clippings (information artifacts) 144
- Manuscripts (documents) 105
- Official documents 93
- Emigration and immigration 87
- New York (N.Y.) 75
- United States -- Emigration and immigration 72
- Berlin (Germany) 53
- Genealogical tables 52
- Jewish refugees 45
- Archival materials 43
- Jewish families 39
- Jews, German 36
- Legal documents 36
- Diaries 35
- Notes (documents) 34
- Vienna (Austria) 33
- Holocaust survivors 30 + ∧ less
- English 336
- German 291
- Hebrew 85
- French 80
- Yiddish 54
- Polish 33
- Russian 26
- Czech 25
- Spanish; Castilian 24
- Dutch; Flemish 19
- Hungarian 11
- Italian 10
- Swedish 10
- Romany 5
- Romanian; Moldavian; Moldovan 5
- Lithuanian 4
- Portuguese 4
- Slovak 4
- Arabic 3
- Danish 3 + ∧ less
- Theresienstadt (Concentration camp) 44
- Auschwitz (Concentration camp) 17
- American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee 15
- YIVO Archives 15
- Gurs (Concentration camp) 13
- Westerbork (Concentration camp) 9
- American Jewish Congress 7
- Bergen-Belsen (Concentration camp) 7
- Reichsvertretung der Deutschen Juden 7
- United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration 7
- Baeck, Leo, 1873-1956 6
- Dachau (Concentration camp) 6
- International Refugee Organization 6
- Sachsenhausen (Concentration camp) 6
- United States. Army 6
- World ORT Union 6
- Buchenwald (Concentration camp) 5
- Friedmann family 5
- Reichsvereinigung der Juden in Deutschland 5
- Yad ṿa-shem, rashut ha-zikaron la-Shoʼah ṿela-gevurah 5 + ∧ less