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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.
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.
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.
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.
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."
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.
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.
- Correspondence 6
- Photographs 6
- Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) 5
- Clippings (information artifacts) 4
- Berlin (Germany) 3
- Emigration and immigration 3
- Manuscripts (documents) 3
- Notes (documents) 3
- Amsterdam (Netherlands) 2
- Brochures 2
- Certificates 2
- Financial records 2
- Genealogical tables 2
- Jewish families 2
- Jewish refugees 2
- Jews -- Persecutions -- Germany 2
- New York (N.Y.) 2
- United States -- Emigration and immigration 2
- Vienna (Austria) 2 ∧ less
- English 5
- French 3
- Hebrew 3
- Spanish; Castilian 3
- Dutch; Flemish 2
- Theresienstadt (Concentration camp) 2
- Westerbork (Concentration camp) 2
- Alice Salomon Hochschule Berlin 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
- California State University, Fullerton 1
- Electronic Engineering Company of California 1
- Fox family 1
- Fox, Dave, 1920-2011 1
- Fox, Karen L. 1
- Fox, Senta, 1921-2008 1
- Fuchs family 1
- Fuchs, Alice 1
- Fuchs, Moric 1 ∧ less