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Walter Hochstadter Collection
Materials comprising the Walter Hochstadter Collection are quite fragmentary in nature and give us only a rather patchy understanding of the history of the Hochstadter family and Walter Hochstadter’s professional activities. Included here are correspondence, photographs, and printed materials
Wassermann Family Collection
The Wassermann Family Collection contains information on the entire Wassermann family. Prominent topics include the family history and life and death of individual family members. The collection consist of birth certificates, death certificates, and books of condolence, identification papers, academic documentations, emigration papers, photographs, family history documents, memoirs, and a family tree.
Weinberg Family Collection
The collection contains Heinrich Meyer's diary with an accompanying transcription, photographs of all legible tombstones of the Rheda cemetery and accompanying maps, as well as correspondence related to both topics. There is also a booklet with the Founders Day Addresses of the Hebrew Union College from 1984 with Werner Weinberg's contribution Remember - Do Not Forget.
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.
Welisch Family Collection
The collection contains documentation of the Welisch family of Graz, particularly Rudolf Welisch and Doris née Fleischmann and her parents Martin Fleischmann and Josefine née Borges. Included in the collection are vital records, identity cards, educational records, and photographs.
Werner and Gisella Cahnman Collection
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.
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 Dambitsch Collection
Digital images of photographs and some correspondence, spanning the life of the musician Werner Dambitsch (Warner Danby).
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.
Werner Stein Collection
This collection documents the history of the Jewish community of Burgsinn (Bavaria, Germany) and the Stein, Hamburger, and Heinemann families that played an active role in this community. Materials include official letters and contracts concerning the Burgsinn Jewish community; registries of births, marriages, deaths, and property owners; the records of the Burgsinn Soldiers’ Club; reports on visits of New World Club members to their former German cities in 1994; personal family papers of the Stein, Heinemann, and Hamburger families; and a few photographs.
Werner Tom Angress Collection
Werner Warmbrunn Collection
The Werner Warmbrunn Collection documents life and professional activities of Werner Warmbrunn and to a smaller extent, members of his immediate family. The collection consists of correspondence, diaries and memoirs, educational documents, printed materials, and unpublished poetry by David Warmbrunn and Werner Warmbrunn.
Werner Weinberg Collection
This collection documents the personal lives of Werner Weinberg’s immediate family and his in-laws, Hans and Rosa Halberstadt, as well Weinberg’s efforts to preserve the memory of the German Jews and the Jews of his hometown Rheda in particular as well as a limited amount of materials documenting his professional activities as a writer.
Wertheimer Family, Bodersweier and Emmerdingen Collection
The collection contains several manuscripts including "Geschichte der Familie Wertheimer" (by L. Mirwis, pre-WWII) and a number of unique 19th and early 20th century documents relating to the Wertheimer family including letters, certificates, eulogies, marriage contracts, and family trees.
Wiesenthal Family Collection
The collection holds primarily vital and official documents, clippings, correspondence, photographs and publications pertaining to the pharmacist W. Wiesenthal in Brandenburg. Also represented is the Jacobs family, which was related to Wiesenthal by marriage.
Wilhelm Buchheim Collection
The collection contains various personal documents of Wilhelm Buchheim and numerous lectures he gave in English and German. Lectures in folder 2 include English language (held in London) "Does Anti-Semitism Affect the Character of the Jews?" and "Education in Germany" . Germany language lectures include "Das Jüdische Kind und seine Umwelt" "Apologetische Fragen im Religionsunterricht" "Die Neuordnung der Lehrerbildung." Folder 3 contains clippings, often on pedagogical topics, with some articles by Buchheim, others by Gustav Krojanker. The Jewish newspapers include "Gemeindeblatt Essen", "Jüdische Schulzeitung" and "Blätter fuer Erziehung und Unterricht."
Wilhelm Kleemann Collection
The collection contains a biographical sketch of Dr. Wilhelm Kleemann; honorary doctoral diploma accompanied by translation; certificate appointing him as an honorary member of the Universität Frankfurt am Main's Institut für Genossenschaftswesen; and photographs.
Wilhelm Marcus Collection
Correspondence and articles regarding Markus's activities in the Jewish community of Berlin and in the refugee German-Jewish community in New York City. There are also some materials regarding plans to settle Jewish refugees in Mexico.
William and Charlotte Engel Levison Collection
This collection contains the papers of William and Charlotte Engel Levison and their family members. It largely documents the professional work of William Levison, the personal correspondence and interests of Charlotte Engel Levison, and the family history of both the Levison and Engel families, including papers of family ancestors. Among the papers of this collection are official papers, correspondence, poetry books, diaries, memoir material, military and professional papers, notes, and clippings.
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.
Willy Nordwind Collection
The collection documents Willy Nordwind’s efforts to bring as many German Jews as possible out of Germany before World War II. Included here is correspondence with those who had arrived or those whom Willy Nordwind was still trying to bring over.
Willy Wertheimer Collection
The bulk of the collection consists of correspondence relating to his efforts as a committee chairman for tree-planting efforts in Israel. Other materials concern his genealogy and his memoirs.
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).
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.
Wladimir G. Eliasberg Collection
The Wladimir G. Eliasberg Collection documents the lives of the members of the Eliasberg family and to a lesser extent professional activities of Wladimir Eliasberg. The collection consists of personal correspondence, writings, vital and professional documents, and printed materials.
Wolf Hamburger Collection
The file contains various materials pertaining to the artist Wolf Hamburger.
Wolf Netter & Jacobi Collection
The donated corporate records include advertisements and some business records, (1926-1934/35). There is a particularly rich collection of industrial photographs of the major plants (ca. 120 photographs). Box II complements the corporate material with scattered records of members of the Jacobi family as well as genealogical material on the Netter family.
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.
Wolfgang Roth Collection
The collection is primarily made up of photographs from circa 1930s-1950s of family, friends, and colleagues of the set designer Wolfgang Roth.
- Leo Baeck Institute 618
- YIVO Institute for Jewish Research 8
- American Jewish Historical Society 5
- American Sephardi Federation 1
- Yeshiva University Museum 1
- Photographs 594
- Correspondence 466
- Clippings (information artifacts) 263
- Manuscripts (documents) 232
- Official documents 215
- Genealogical tables 196
- Berlin (Germany) 161
- New York (N.Y.) 147
- Emigration and immigration 123
- Jewish families 118
- United States -- Emigration and immigration 118
- Legal documents 89
- Germany 88
- Archival materials 86
- Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) 85
- Notes (documents) 81
- Diaries 75
- Restitution -- Germany 67
- Articles 59
- Jews -- Persecutions -- Germany 53 + ∧ less
- English 496
- Hebrew 167
- French 147
- Yiddish 41
- Spanish; Castilian 38
- Polish 36
- Dutch; Flemish 33
- Italian 33
- Russian 28
- Czech 23
- Latin 21
- Portuguese 15
- Hungarian 12
- Swedish 12
- Chinese 5
- Danish 5
- Germanic languages 3
- Greek, Modern (1453-) 3
- Japanese 3 + ∧ less
- Theresienstadt (Concentration camp) 30
- United States. Army 13
- Gurs (Concentration camp) 10
- Baeck, Leo, 1873-1956 9
- Jüdischer Kulturbund 9
- Auschwitz (Concentration camp) 8
- Buber, Martin, 1878-1965 8
- Hirsch family 8
- Jüdischer Frauenbund 7
- American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee 6
- Einstein, Albert, 1879-1955 6
- Goldschmidt family 6
- Jüdische Gemeinde zu Berlin 6
- Pappenheim, Bertha, 1859-1936 6
- Rosenzweig, Franz, 1886-1929 6
- Rothschild family 6
- Friedmann family 5
- Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Berlin 5
- Herz family 5
- Oppenheimer family 5 + ∧ less