Found in 47 Collections and/or Records:
This collection contains legal documents, correspondence, certificates, and photographs of Dr. Alfred Cohn, 1890-1965.
This collection documents the life of Anneliese Riess and her family. The bulk of the collection contains correspondence that reflects the impact of fascism and anti-Semitic policies on her personal life and on her immediate family.
This collection documents the family of Bernhard Wolff, extending back to his earliest known ancestor in 1646 through his grandchildren born in the 1970s. Born in Esens (Ostfriesland, Germany), Bernhard escaped National Socialist persecution by emigrating to Porto Alegre, Brazil in 1938, followed shortly thereafter by his wife Fanny née Mitau. His six siblings and mother Flora née Oppenheimer also emigrated, eventually settling in Brazil, Argentina, Chile, or the U.S. The collection contains correspondence, family trees, vital records, official documents, and photographs of family and Jewish historical sites. Also included are a three-volume family chronicle and a two-volume collection of materials on the Jewish community of Esens (Ostfriesland) created by Bernhard Wolff. A unique highlight of the collection is the postcard album belonging to Fanny’s mother Ida Mitau née Jacobsohn, who was not able to escape Germany and perished in Theresienstadt.
The collection contains various documents and papers related to the life of Celia Schweitzer including family trees and geneology notes, several vital certificates, a poetry album, correspondence and sewing patterns.
Minutes, 1943-1967. Financial records, 1943-1967. Membership records, 1920-1967. Burial permits, 1914-1966. Correspondence, 1950s-1960s. Announcements, cemetery map, seal.
This collection holds personal and official documents, correspondence, genealogical information, biographical manuscripts and photographs related to the Feith, Lyon and Katz families. Most of the documents pertain to Erna Bonette, Fred Gustav and their son Henry Arthur Katz. The collection focuses on their lives in Germany and the United States as well as their emigration via Luxemburg and Portugal. It also holds materials pertaining to members of the extended Katz and Lyon families and their ancestors, including the Feith family. Also included is material about a Mikveh from the 15th century in Siegburg, Germany.
The Erna Maier Family Collection documents the life and the education of Erna Maier. The collection primarily consists of letters written to Erna Maier by her parents. The correspondence between Erna, Laura and Heinrich Maier shows their close relationship. Postcards, daily calendars, poetry and a recipe collection can be found in the collection as well. Other documents includes official documents of Erna Maier and her family, as well as school materials, photos and notes.
The collection includes manuscripts of plays by Abraham Goldfaden, Sholem Aleichem, Isaac Bashevis Singer, Friedrich Hebbel. Photographs of Folksbiene productions. Scrapbooks containing ads, reviews and articles about the Folksbiene. 13 tapes of Folksbiene performances in the 1950s-1960s.
This collection documents the life and career of the historian and professor Gerard Caspary (1929-2008). The collection consists of memoir manuscripts, photographs, newsletters, and family histories, among other materials.
This collection contains a number of vital and personal documents belonging to the Glaser, Bass, and Poseles (Port) families, which illustrate their personal and professional lives in early twentieth-century Europe and their experience of diaspora during the fascist era.
This collection documents the life and career of the historian Hans Baron (1900-1988), along with the lives of his wife Edith née Alexander Baron (1903-1994) and their children Rinehart Baron (1932-2009) and Renate Baron Franciscono (1934–). The collection consists of handwritten and typewritten correspondence; family albums, histories, and photographs; and scholarly articles on the Italian Renaissance.
Certificate of incorporation, 1891. Manuscript of union by-laws, 1888. Minutes of regular and executive meetings, 1901-1959. Correspondence with unions, organizations and individuals. Financial records, 1948-1954. Membership register, 1898-1948. Scrapbooks, memorabilia, press clippings about the strike against the Day, 1941.
This collection contains a large amount of business and legal correspondence and documents pertaining to Auerbach's tenure with Tri-Ergon AG and Tobis Tonbild Syndikat AG, most of which revolve around legal proceedings (patent and civil) in Germany, Switzerland, and the United States concerning Tri-Ergon's sound-on-film technologies which had become film industry standard. The collection also has a folder of Auerbach's personal papers, a considerable number of family and personal photographs (some arranged in albums), some personal correspondence, and a few manuscripts for film projects.
The papers consist of scrapbooks of Doroshkin's articles and clippings on Yiddish language, Yiddish cultural institutions, correspondence, and manuscripts.
The Jewish Veterans Association Collection holds this association's organizational records, such as membership lists, a memorial book, financial and tax records, meeting minutes, some clippings and notes.
The John L. Englander Family Collection describes the life of John L. Englander's mother and her family members. From 1937 to 1943 they corresponded between America, where John’s sister Elisabeth lived, and Augsburg. The letters describe their growing desperation and the need to send the children (Elisabeth and Hans, Elisabeth's twin sister stayed in Germany) out of Germany. The correspondence is the largest part of the collection. It furthermore contains poetry books and some photographs.
The collection contains biographical notes on Lene Schneider-Kainer; photographs of her and signed photographs of the German author Bernhard Kellermann; and an album with newspaper clippings, magazine articles, and photographs. The album covers the years 1929-1951, and includes clippings pertaining to Schneider-Kainer, her work, and exhibits of her work; magazine articles concerning her trip through Asia with Kellermann, some written by him, illustrated with photographs of her related paintings; and photographs of Kellermann, Schneider-Kainer, and her paintings.
The Leo Baeck Family Collection documents the lives and influential events of members of the Baeck and Berlak families, specifically Leo Baeck, Ruth and Hermann Berlak, and Marianne and A. Stanley Dreyfus. Most prominent is the documentation on Leo Baeck's life; other salient themes include the World War I experience of Hermann Berlak and the Dreyfuses' involvement in preserving the memory of Leo Baeck's life and teachings. The collection includes extensive correspondence; a large accumulation of articles, especially those focused on Leo Baeck; a smaller amount of personal papers, manuscripts, drafts and notes; and a few photographs and slides.
Correspondence with individuals active in Yiddish literary circles and with Jewish cultural organizations. YIVO correspondence. Personal documents. Scrapbooks.
The Lotte Buff Family Collection consists of material on the Neuburger, Bendit and other related families (including the Rosenberger, Bergmann and Muhr/ Fleischmann families). The collection encompasses family trees and a wedding album.
The collection contains documents pertaining to the life and work of historian Ludwig Oelsner. Included in the collection is bound book of poetry containing 106 handwritten poems by Oelsner; a bound album containing university degrees, certificates, handwritten and signed letters by historian Leopold von Ranke, articles by Oelsner, articles about Oelsner's career, book reviews, obituaries, eulogies, and photograph of Oelsner on the cover; honorary doctoral diploma with seal from the University of Wrocław; and membership certificate of the Freies Deutsches Hochstift. The collection also contains three Red Cross letters between Anna Mottek in London and her brother-in-law Eugen Mottek in Berlin dated between February 1941 and January 1942.
This collection portrays the significant life events of members of the related Malachowski and Wertheimer families. The bulk of the collection consists of family photographs. Other materials include wedding documentation, restitution and financial correspondence, and a smaller amount of personal correspondence, personal and professional papers of family members.
Correspondence with Yiddish writers, including Aaron Glanz-Leieles, Jacob Glatstein, David Hofstein, H. Leivick, Itzik Manger, Shmuel Niger, Joseph Opatoshu. Reviews of Ghitzis's works. Copy of a 16mm film on Yiddish writers produced by Ghitzis.
Photographs, scripts, playbills, musical scores, correspondence, recordings, plaques, and art objects relating to Picon's theatrical career. Personal photographs of Picon and her husband Jacob Kalich. Photographs of Picon in various stage and film productions including the films Fiddler on the Roof, East and West, Mamele, Yidl mitn fidl, Milk and Honey, and the plays Kuni Leml, Motel Payse. Manuscripts of plays including Shmendrik and Yankele. Music by Abe Ellstein, Mordecai Gebirtig, Abraham Goldfaden, Molly Picon, Joseph Rumshinsky. Playbills and programs from films and theater. Scrapbook of correspondence, theater tickets. Recordings of songs performed by Picon. Plaques, citations, awards. Original art items including portraits, illustrations and cartoons on various topics, many of them studies of Picon.
The collection documents life inside the Lódz Jewish ghetto during the Nazi occupation of Poland. It consists predominantly of the records of the Eldest of the Jews in the Lódz ghetto, Chaim Mordechai Rumkowski, and of his administration. Included are original correspondence, announcements, circulars, charts, publications, reports, essays, albums and photographs.
Manuscripts including a biography of Shakespeare. Lectures on the theater. Texts of plays performed by Teitelbaum. Photographs of Teitelbaum. Scrapbooks of articles on theater.
The papers include playscripts by Shor and by others, sheet music, personal documents, materials relating to Weissman's activities in various charities, texts of her radio programs, materials from her agency, photographs.
The collection consists of tape recordings, photographs, scrapbooks, sheet music and lyrics relating to the Stamblers' activities as collectors and record producers. Included are a series of unique field recordings of Hasidic, cantorial, folk, Sephardic and theater music. Hasidic groups recorded include Stoliner, Modzitzer, Gerer, Chabad, Vizhnitz, Bobov. Live recordings of orchestras at Jewish weddings. Photographs and other materials relating to cantors. Stills and biographical notes from the film The Voices of Israel, World's Greatest Cantors, produced by Judea Films, ca. 1931.
This collection contains materials collected by Berthold Jeiteles (1872-1958) in Theresienstadt. Jeiteles, a member of a prominent family in Prague, was deported to Theresienstadt in 1939 and survived the war due to a clerical error. After the war he moved to New York and became a Talmudic scholar.
The collection consists of scrapbooks containing programs, clippings, photographs, posters and reviews relating to Grober's career as a singer and actress.