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Weil-Goldman Family Collection
The collection includes photocopied and original official documents, correspondence, genealogy and photographs of the Goldman and Weil families, as well as some materials pertaining to the Schaap family.
Weinberg-Oppenheimer Family Collection
The Weinberg Oppenheimer Family Collection contains the papers of these families, with documentation primarily about Zacharias Oppenheimer, Leopold Oppenheimer, and Hermann and Bella (née Oppenheimer) Weinberg. The collection centers on the Weinberg family members' emigration to America as well as Leopold Oppenheimer and Hermann Weinberg's time in World War I. The collection includes many family and wartime photographs and a photo album of Leopold Oppenheimer's fraternity brothers, official documents and other papers used in the Weinbergs' emigration, family and emigration correspondence, documents related to the death of Zacharias Oppenheimer, newspaper clippings, a few diary entries, and other papers.
Weiss-Frohsinn Family Collection
The Weiss-Frohsinn Family Collection contains the papers of members of the Weiss and Frohsinn families, with a focus on the life of the gymnastics teacher Lily Frohsinn (née Weiss). The collection includes official documents, correspondence from friends, photo albums and photographs, a family tree, poetry, and other papers as well as prayer books..
Werner and Vera Gamby Family Collection
This family collection primarily focuses on the immigration of Werner and Vera Gamby from Hamburg to New York. In addition, it documents the immigration of Vera Gamby's parents and the attempted immigration and later deportation of Werner's mother, aunt, and other family members. The collection also contains documentation and research on family genealogy and photographs of family members. The collection includes correspondence, photographs and photo albums, official documents, family trees, and unpublished manuscripts by family members.
Werner Hans and Elsa Bloch Family Collection
The collection mainly comprises material related to Werner Hans Bloch's genealogical studies about his and Elsa Bloch's families. Also included are documents pertaining to Werner Hans and Elsa Bloch's family life, such as correspondence, photographs and official documents.
Werner Marx Family Collection
This collection contains a variety of vital records, identification papers, legal documents and family records from the Dreyfuss, Freiberg, and Marx families, mostly from the 19th century, as well as family trees, personal histories, and research material, much of which was used in Werner Marx's book, Circumstances: a family history.
William and Lotte Nussbaum Collection
This collection contains the personal papers of physician and Jewish heredity researcher William Nussbaum, his wife Lotte née Frankfurther, their son Michael, and Lotte’s mother Toni Frankfurther. William immigrated to the United States in 1935, and Lotte and their sons joined him a year later to settle in Kew Gardens (New York, N.Y.). Materials include a large amount of personal correspondence, family trees, photographs, restitution materials, education records, scrapbooks, William Nussbaum’s creative writing, a friendship album, a cookbook, a small number of William Nussbaum’s professional certificates and publications, and materials related to research conducted on William Nussbaum.
William Werner Bloch Collection
The William Werner Bloch Collection documents chapters in the life of William Werner Bloch, especially his involvement as an American soldier in World War II, as well as the history of his family and the claim for compensation against Germany after World War II.
Wilmersdoerffer/Wilmers Family Collection
The Wilmersdoerffer/Wilmers Family collection pertains to the family of the twins John Geoffrey Wilmers (né Hans Max Wilmersdoerffer) and Marianne Gourary (née Wilmersdoerffer), who were born in Munich, Bavaria, Germany, in 1920, and eventually emigrated to England and the United States, respectively. The collection contains a small amount of family papers, three family trees, and a few secondary materials containing biographical information pertaining to family members. Families mentioned in the family trees (originating in Bavaria and, in part in Württemberg) include: Wilmersdoerffer (Wilmers); Oberndoerffer; Haymann; Schimmelburg; and Nauheim (Norland).
Wimpfheimer Family Collection
The collection holds the documents and correspondence of the Wimpfheimer family from Karlsruhe. The collection covers the Wimpfheimers’ emigration to Switzerland and later the United States as well as their restitution efforts regarding the family’s malting factory in Karlsruhe.
Windmueller Family Collection
This collection contains a copy of a privately printed genealogical chronicle of the Windmüller family and of the Jewish community of Beckum, as well as original materials regarding the Windmueller's resettlement from Germany to the United States, including appraisal and sale documents for their factory in Beckum.
Wolf Hamburger Collection
The file contains various materials pertaining to the artist Wolf Hamburger.
Wolf-Oppenheimer Family Collection
The Wolf-Oppenheimer Collection provides details on the lives, both personal and professional of more than three generations of members of the related Wolf and Oppenheimer families. Most prominently represented among the collection's papers are Hermann and Irene (née Oppenheimer) Wolf and their daughter Marlies (née Wolf) and Eugene Plotnik, but the papers relate to many other family members as well. The collection includes personal papers, official and educational documents, family correspondence, photographs, family trees, articles as well as personal family writing, and newspaper clippings.
- Subject: Jewish families X
- Leo Baeck Institute 245
- American Jewish Historical Society 5
- YIVO Institute for Jewish Research 3
- Jewish families 250
- Correspondence 203
- Photographs 163
- Official documents 124
- Clippings (information artifacts) 113
- Genealogical tables 104
- Emigration and immigration 84
- Manuscripts (documents) 71
- New York (N.Y.) 63
- Notes (documents) 58
- Berlin (Germany) 48
- Archival materials 41
- Legal documents 41
- Articles 40
- Poems 37
- Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) 34
- Jews -- Genealogy 33
- Vienna (Austria) 33
- Diaries 31
- United States -- Emigration and immigration 30 + ∧ less
- German 223
- English 188
- Hebrew 76
- French 50
- Czech 16
- Polish 14
- Spanish; Castilian 13
- Hungarian 11
- Yiddish 9
- Russian 7
- Dutch; Flemish 6
- Italian 6
- Latin 6
- Portuguese 5
- Swedish 4
- Arabic 2
- Danish 2
- Slovak 2
- Official Aramaic (700-300 BCE); Imperial Aramaic (700-300 BCE) 1
- Belarusian 1 + ∧ less
- United States. Army 8
- Kahn family 5
- Strauss family 5
- Theresienstadt (Concentration camp) 5
- Fuchs family 4
- Levy family 4
- Oppenheimer family 4
- Rosenthal family 4
- Auschwitz (Concentration camp) 3
- Baeck, Leo, 1873-1956 3
- Bloch family 3
- Franklin, Karen Spiegel, 1954- 3
- Gurs (Concentration camp) 3
- Hirsch family 3
- Kaufmann family 3
- Liebmann family 3
- Marx family 3
- New World Club 3
- Oppenheim family 3
- United Jewish Appeal 3 + ∧ less