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Dominican Republic

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Emigration Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 1989 / MF 894 / MM 129
Abstract Emigration 1864-1952: This collection - encompassing about 90 years - contains papers about the situation and persecution of Jews in Eastern European countries (Russia, Poland, Roumania, Bulgaria, Lithuania). Papers describe the activities of various relief organizations. There are more than 170 papers (ca.900 pages), about half of them written in German, about 30 each in French or English, over 20 in Yiddish and some in Polish. A printed appeal of the Reichsausschuss fuer Russisch-Juedische Fluechtlingshilfe, Berlin (1929) carries among others the signatures of Leo Baeck and ALbert Einstein. (VI, 16).
Dates: 1864-1995

Ernest B. Hofeller Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 5413
Abstract This collection contains correspondence, personal papers and documents, and photographs documenting Ernest Hofeller's emigration from Germany to the refugee settlement in Sosúa, Dominican Republic, in the 1940s.
Dates: 1928-2001; Majority of material found within 1940s

Papers of Cecilia Razovsky

 Collection
Identifier: P-290
Abstract The papers consist of correspondence and reports of Cecelia Razovsky (married name: Davidson), noted social worker specializing in immigration and resettlement of refugees. The collection includes information about her work with the National Council of Jewish Women in the 1920s, and with the National Refugee Service (and predecessor organizations) in the 1930s. Information is included about her work as a Resettlement Supervisor in the post-World War II Displaced Persons camps in Europe, and as a field worker in the southwestern U.S. for the United Service for New Americans in 1950. The collection contains reports and correspondence from her trips to South America, primarily Brazil, to explore possibilities of refugee settlement in 1937 and 1946; as a representative for United HIAS Service to aid in settling Egyptian and Hungarian refugees in 1957-1958; and as a pleasure trip and evaluation of the changes in the Jewish community of the country in 1963. Also included in the collection are many of Razovsky's articles, plays, and pamphlets.
Dates: undated, 1913-1971

Jack and Miriam Gerber Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25503
Abstract This collection contains materials about Jack Gerber and Miriam Gerber née Sondheimer. In particular, it includes materials about their emigration to and settlement in the colony of Sosúa in the Dominican Republic.
Dates: 1801-2002; Majority of material found within 1932-1960

Ludwig Neumann Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 6374
Abstract The collection contains primarily documents relating to Ludwig Neumann's attempts to emigrate to a variety of countries, as well as other professional and personal correspondence.
Dates: 1909-1964

Moises Frois Ricardo Circumcision Register (copy)

 Collection — Consolidated Box P23, Folder: P-801
Identifier: P-801
Abstract The collection consists of a copy of Ricardo's circumcision register and an article authored by Josette Capriles Goldish titled "Nineteenth Century Carribean Circumcisions: An Analysis of the Journal of Births and Circumcisions Performed by Moises Frois Ricardo" that appeared in American Jewish History.
Dates: 1840-1878

Papers of Arthur Lamport

 Collection
Identifier: RG 687
Abstract Arthur Lamport was a banker and philanthropist, who helped support economic development among the Jewish refugees in the Dominican Republic. These materials relate to his efforts in the Dominican Republic, and include letters, telegrams, reports, meeting minutes, and a diary.
Dates: 1939-1940