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Shoe industry

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Eve Cholmar Collection

Identifier: AR 25263

This collection documents the appropriation of the business and property of the Langfelder family, most prominently the D. Langfelder shoe factory. Eve Cholmar née Langfelder and her nephew Steven Goldner applied for restitution for damages in 2003. The materials in the collection consist of correspondence, legal documents, government files, a detailed exposé of the D. Langfelder shoe factory, a family tree with inheritance and property ownership tables, and applications for restitution.

Dates: 1923-2003

Hilda Levy Family Collection

Identifier: AR 25141

This collection contains the personal papers of Hilda Levy and her family. Born in 1905 in Tauberbischofsheim, Germany, Hilda Levy managed her family’s shoe store before immigrating to New York City in 1935. Materials in the collection include correspondence, vital records, inheritance and restitution materials, education records, emigration records, and photographs.

Dates: 1870-1966

Otto Neubauer Collection

Identifier: AR 25339

The focus of this collection is on the experiences of Otto Neubauer (1907-2000) and his family members from 1938-1945 with a particular emphasis on their efforts to secure emigration visas for Maximilian Neubauer, Ernst (Elias) Neubauer, and Frieda Weil. Most of the collection consists of correspondence. Other materials include a diary, a cookbook, limited immigration and restitution documents, and records of Otto Neubauer’s schooling, apprenticeships, and employment.

Dates: 1914-2005; Majority of material found within 1938-1945

Records of the Shoe Corporation of America

 Collection — Consolidated Box I8, Folder: Collection I-480
Identifier: I-480

This collection contain a photograph, congratulatory telegrams, and a dinner program welcoming Abe Jacobson as a member of the 25 Year Club, as well as issues of the newsletter "Shu Nus.".

Dates: 1953-1955, 1957

Richard and Anna Nathan Collection

Identifier: AR 25808

Materials in this collection document both the private lives and business activities of the Nathan family, owners of shoe manufacturing companies in Frankfurt am Main and Chicago, through correspondence, documents, business records, and photographs. The collection focuses on Richard Nathan, his wife Anna Nathan née David, and their sons Franz Hermann, Erich, and Walter.

Dates: undated, 1876-2012