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The first folder contains photocopies of letters written to Alfred Neumeyer regarding his paper "Bemerkungen zu einer Abaenderung des Edikts vom 10. Juni 1813, die Verhaeltnisse der juedischen Glaubensgenossen im Koenigreiche Bayern betreffend" (Regierungsblatt 1813, Stueck 39, Seite 921). Referat erstattet im Auftrag der größeren und mittleren Israelitischen Kultusgemeinden Bayerns," Augsburg 1914. 33 pp.) (Cf. http://opac.cjh.org:8991/F?func=direct-doc-set&doc_number=000195490 &format=999)
Attached is the carbon copy of a letter from the Leo Baeck Institute Jerusalem (Max Nathan) to Alfred Neumeyer's son, Alexander Neumeyer from Shavei Zion (1966), who gave copies to the institute, but kept the originalThe second folder contains Alfred Neumeyer's memoirs titled "Erinnerungen". They were written in the Jewish agricultural settlement Avigdor (Argentina) between 1941 and 1944 (typescript, 268+2 pp.) after his emigration from Germany and cover the years 1867 to 1944.
Alfred Neumeyer describes: his childhood in Munich; primary and secondary education; military service; university studies in Berlin and Munich; marriage and domestic life; work as a judge in Munich; Jewish communal activities; establishment of "Verband Bayerischer Israelitischer Gemeinden"; fight against prohibition of ritual slaughter in Bavaria; activities for "Centralverein" and "Reichsvertretung"; forced retirement as judge in 1933; changes in Jewish communal work after 1933; emigration and life in Argentina. (Cf. http://opac.cjh.org:8991/F?func=direct-doc-set&doc_number=000200946 &format=999)
Various documents pertaining to Alfred Philipp’s work as a community rabbi and a scholar, primarily his doctoral thesis about Werner Sombart’s work ´Die Juden und das Wirtschaftsleben´ (“Jews and the economy”).
The collection contains numerous personal papers, manuscripts and correspondence with explorers and geographers. The personal papers follow Philippson’s career as professor in Bonn and in Halle.
Photos; personal correspondence.
The collection holds Alfred Rieser’s family tree and his correspondence, documenting his genealogical research. Also included are photocopies of older official documents, illustrating the family tree.
The bulk of the collection consists of Alfred Schirokauer writings in form of manuscripts novels and shorter works, and newspaper serializations. There is also a small amount of correspondence with publishers, as well as a few personal items.
This collection comprises the family papers of the social scientist Alfred Schutz and his family members, including his wife, parents and daughter. The majority of the collection consists of correspondence, especially concerning family members' immigration. Aside from correspondence, the collection holds official, travel and identification papers and vital records, the creative writing of Alfred Schutz and other family members, and a small amount of material on restitution and genealogy.
This collection documents the professional life of Austro-American art historian and journalist Alfred Werner (1911-1979). After being released from Dachau in 1939, Werner fled to New York. From 1940 to 1979, he wrote thousands of stories, reviews, and columns, and was an editor of or contributor to dozens of art magazines and Jewish periodicals. His primary interests were European, Jewish, and Zionist political affairs, and 19th and 20th-century European and American art, with an emphasis on Jewish and Israeli artists. The bulk of the collection consists of his published output. The collection also contains some additional professional material, such as manuscripts, research materials, and reference photographs, as well as a few personal documents.
Flyers, pamphlets, and other ephemera from Jewish child welfare organizations in Diez and der Lahn and Bad Ems, and certificates from Julius Rosenberg's involvement in gymnastics competitions.
4 books of handwritten poems
An important figure in the social welfare movement, Menken devoted much of her life to working with women in the penal system. The collection contains publications regarding her social reform work; scrapbooks and travel notebooks; journals; diaries; correspondence and reports relating to her activities with the Society of New York State Women, Jewish Welfare Board, Jewish Protectory and Aid Society (later called Jewish Board of Guardians), New York City Woman's Night Court, Hudson State Training School, New York State Reformatory for Women, Society for Political Study, Daughters of American Revolution, Progressive Party, Mayor's Committee of Women on National Defense, New York, Congregation Shearith Israel, Florence Crittendon League, Committee of Fourteen and the Inwood House.
Correspondence by Alice Frohlich regarding the denaturalization and extradition proceedings against the former concentration camp guard Hermine Braunsteiner-Ryan. Some of the more notable correspondents include Simon Wiesenthal, Kurt Grossmann, Gideon Hausner, Jacob Javits, Seymour Halpern, and Robert F. Kennedy.
The collection holds primarily e-copies of Alice Muehsam’s correspondence with AAUW, 1941-1943. Also included are her CV and a description of her research, together with German letters of recommendation in reference to her dissertation, 1937-1938 (folders 1 and 2); as well as American letters of recommendation (folder 3).
Professional and vital certificates, diplomas, honors, awards, and essays on feminism and social work.
This collection contains correspondence, vital records, and other materials pertaining to restitution claims against Austria by Alicia Latzer on behalf of herself, her sister, Renata Latzer de Davids, aka Renée Latzer, and their parents Aladár and Elsa Latzer. Also included are Hungarian land ownership records and Spanish translations of various vital documents. It also contains a small amount of personal material, and genealogical materials about the descendents of Moses Latzer (1810-1905) and Albert Löwy (1836-1902).
The papers of Yiddish poet Aliza Greenblatt include copies of published and unpublished songs, poems and articles in both typed and handwritten manuscript form, newsletters, newspaper clippings, programs, scrapbook pages, and sheet music. There are also drafts and correspondence regarding her autobiography, including original letters sent to her from her husband Isidore when he visited Palestine in 1920, which form a portion of her autobiography. The collection also contains correspondence and legal documents from Greenblatt’s family, documents relating to her Zionist and charitable activities, and correspondence from other Yiddish writers and poets.
This collection includes binoculars, a photo album of the 116 Signal Radio Intelligence Company reunion dinner on May 31, 1996; three photographs of service-related social events; photographs of army and country scenes in Europe; a German arm band with swastika, apaulet, belt buckle. insignia, pins; metal dinner knife; a copy of an army discharge document; an enlistment record; a report of honorable discharged dated January 5, 1946; postcards mailed to A. Weinberg in 1944; newspaper clippings on the progress and end of World War II; a selective service registration certificate dated June 30, 1942; and blank postcards of scenic army and country scenes in Europe.
The Allan T. Hirsh, Jr. Family Trees Collection holds the family trees of the Hirsch and related families, compiled by Allan Hirsch.
Contains a bibliography of articles by Borochov published in 6 Yiddish newspapers in New York City, 1914-1917; and copy of lecture given by Gal at American Jewish Archives (1990).
This collection consists of family and education documents, correspondence and genealogical materials, such as passports, report cards, burial plots and confirmation speeches.
The collection contains the following publication: Bamagram (1940).
The collection contains miscellaneous correspondence, announcements of those killed in the service, directories of national officers and alumnae chapters and alphabetical and geographical rosters of members. Also included is the following publications: Alumni News (1934-1956).
This collection is comprised of invitations, programs, fliers, and reports. The documents in this collection describe annual conventions, the Boston Chapter's various events, award and annual dinners and memorial services. Also included is a report of the National Council meeting and a fiftieth Anniversary celebration program.
Records of the Consistoire Central des Israélites de France, as well as of the local consistories for the departments of Bas-Rhin and Haut-Rhin (Alsace) and Moselle and Meurthe-et-Moselle (Lorraine), in Strasbourg, Colmar, Metz and Nancy, including minutes, tax-lists, lists of rabbis, cantors, and notables, censuses of Jewish communities, and correspondence.
This collection contains materials about Kurt Alten, his parents Emil Aron and Selma Aron-Alten, and the family of his sister, Elli Loewenthal. The bulk consists of restitution files for Kurt Alten and Selma Aron-Alten. Other materials include documents about Kurt Alten and his family. Most of these are of an administrative or official nature. There are also documents about Alten's extended family and some genealogical information about the Aron and Cohn families. There is little personal material in this collection.
The Altschuler and Weinberger Families Collection includes materials related to the history of these families prior to World War II as well as materials that shed light on the fate of various members of the Altschuler and Weinberger families during the Holocaust. The collection consists of correspondence, printed materials, documents, photographs, genealogical materials such as charts and family trees, stammbuch (most likely belonging to Helen Altschuler), and a handwritten cookbook.
The collection contains a family tree of the Altschüler family of Grünstadt from 1760 to 1969, including birth, death, marriage, and emigration dates and locations. The family tree is accompanied by related correspondence. Also included is a certificate in memory of Henry Altschuler's work with the Jüdischen Jugendverein Ludwigshafen am Rhein.
This collection contains almanacs, programs, newsletters, pamphlets and local and regional publications issued by the clothing workers union. Includes material relating to the union's conventions, insurance fund, cultural activities, cooperative housing, and health and welfare programs.
- Leo Baeck Institute 2190
- American Jewish Historical Society 1323
- YIVO Institute for Jewish Research 663
- American Sephardi Federation 37
- Yeshiva University Museum 10
- Center for Jewish History 3 + ∧ less
- Correspondence 1713
- Photographs 1108
- Clippings (information artifacts) 874
- Manuscripts (documents) 762
- New York (N.Y.) 561
- Genealogical tables 495
- Archival materials 450
- Official documents 440
- United States -- Emigration and immigration 398
- Emigration and immigration 381
- Berlin (Germany) 346
- Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) 263
- Jewish families 246
- United States 240
- Vienna (Austria) 224
- Legal documents 223
- Articles 219
- Publications (documents) 211
- Notes (documents) 203
- Minutes (administrative records) 194 + ∧ less
- English 3289
- German 2270
- Hebrew 838
- French 598
- Yiddish 544
- Spanish; Castilian 249
- Russian 218
- Italian 183
- Polish 180
- Latin 128
- Hungarian 126
- Swedish 106
- Dutch; Flemish 101
- Czech 91
- Afrikaans 69
- Portuguese 49
- Chinese 31
- Danish 21
- Ukrainian 20
- Greek, Modern (1453-) 19 + ∧ less
- National Jewish Welfare Board 99
- Theresienstadt (Concentration camp) 80
- American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee 57
- YIVO Archives 56
- Hadassah, the Women's Zionist Organization of America 45
- Baeck, Leo, 1873-1956 44
- American Jewish Historical Society 39
- YIVO Institute for Jewish Research 39
- Gurs (Concentration camp) 34
- American Jewish Congress 33
- Wise, Stephen S. (Stephen Samuel), 1874-1949 33
- American Jewish Committee 31
- B'nai B'rith 31
- Buber, Martin, 1878-1965 28
- United Jewish Appeal 28
- United States. Army 28
- Szold, Henrietta, 1860-1945 26
- Einstein, Albert, 1879-1955 25
- National Conference on Soviet Jewry (U.S.) 25
- Auschwitz (Concentration camp) 24 + ∧ less