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Jews -- Social life and customs

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 23 Collections and/or Records:

Bernhard Kahn Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 416
Abstract Bernhard Kahn dedicated 50 years of his life to welfare activities in order to help distressed Jews. Among others he worked for the Hilfsverein der deutschen Juden, the American Jewish Joint Distribution Comittee and the American Joint Reconstruction Foundation .The collection contains personal as well as professional correspondence, articles on Bernhard Kahn’s work and biography, lectures and speeches by him and a number of official documents such as letters of consignment, citizenship papers and educational and professional certificates.
Dates: 1901-1955; Majority of material found in 1908-1955

Bohemia Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 4196
Abstract The collection contains official and private documents (originals or photocopies) pertaining to Jews in Bohemia during the 18th and 19th centuries.
Dates: 1787-1981

Carl Boschwitz - Hermann Leubsdorf Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 7251
Abstract The Boschwitz papers are focused on Carl Boschwitz's efforts with the Prisoners of War Relief Committee during World War I. The Leubsdorf papers trace the lineage of the Leubsdorf Family, notably related to the family of Heinrich Heine, and also include an eighteenth-century prayer book.
Dates: 1731-1959

Clara Michelson Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25196
Abstract The Clara Michelson Collection documents the life and work of the writer and graphologist Clara Michelson. The main subjects of the collection are her writings and her publications. The collection consists of manuscripts, a list of manuscripts, correspondence, publications and a photograph.
Dates: 1910-1940, 2005-2008

David Trotsky (1904-1945) Collection

 Collection
Identifier: RG 235
Abstract This collection contains materials collected by David Trotsky relating to the Jewish community of Belgium in the inter-war period. Materials include printed documents, posters, reports, meeting minutes, and newspaper clippings, mainly pertaining to the Jews of Brussels and Antwerp.
Dates: 1907-1940; Majority of material found within 1920-1938

Elk-Zernik Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 10835
Abstract The Elk-Zernik Family Collection provides documentation on the lives of several family members, especially Rabbi Max (Meir) Elk, dentist Benjamin Elk, Helmut Zernik and Charlotte Elk Zernik. The collection also holds the written compositions of several family members, including the sermons and articles of Max Elk and the autobiographical writing of Charlotte Elk Zernik. Other material includes a photo album and family photographs, a scrapbook, official papers and certificates, letters, some correspondence and clippings.
Dates: 1880-1998; Majority of material found within 1920-1985

Eva Ronell Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 6452
Abstract The collection contains various documents related to the family of Eva Ronell (née Ring), as well as a number of Ring's personal papers and some materials on the family history.
Dates: 1901-1946, 2001

Evelyn Pearl Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 6292
Abstract This collection contains photocopies of documents, photographs, and genealogical tables pertaining to the family of Evelyn Pearl (Perl) of Berlin and the related Wachsmann (Waxman) and Heimann families.
Dates: circa 1917-1994

Four printed documents imposing restrictions on Jewish social and economic life

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25245 012
Abstract Four printed documents imposing restrictions on Jewish social and economic life in Brunswick and in Austria.
Dates: 1711- 1759

Hans and Käthe Stroh Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 10330
Abstract This collection contains documents and correspondence pertaining to Hans and Käthe Stroh's emigration to Shanghai and the United States, and materials for their restitution claims. There are also numerous family photos spanning the period roughly from 1900 to 1970.
Dates: 1899-1984

Harry P. Shapiro papers

 Collection
Identifier: P-784
Abstract Contains articles, speeches, holiday programs, typescripts, and poetry written by Harry P. Shapiro, President of the H.P. Shapiro Corporation, a manufacturer of women's fashions. Shapiro contributed articles for the Jewish holidays and wrote of his impressions during his 1961 visit to Israel for the Deland Sun News. He was active in several local civic and community organizations and as leader of the Jewish Center Congregation, spoke at local Protestant and Catholic groups.
Dates: undated, 1958-1969

Henriette Levi Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 3669
Abstract This collection consists of letters exchanged between Henriette Levi and her children, especially with the family of her son Siegmund Levi and of her daughter Therese Gotthelft.
Dates: 1864-1915

Jewish Center of Williamsbridge (Bronx, New York), records

 Collection
Identifier: I-509
Abstract Contains the Bulletin of the Jewish Center of Williamsbridge from the 1940s to the 1970s and gift books bound with yearbooks of the Center bound inside. Also includes material regarding Doctor Rabbi Akiba Predmesky (d. 1998), who served the Jewish community and the Jewish Center of Williamsbridge for over fifty years.
Dates: undated, 1921-2002

Leopold Levi Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 7041
Abstract Leopold Levi was a merchant in Stuttgart. Most of the material in this collection gives information on his activities for Jewish organizations and the Jewish Community in Wuerttemberg. Levi was a member of the Oberrat der Israelitischen Religionsgemeinschaft Wuerttembergs (from 1919 to 1940) and of the Israelitisches Gemeindevorsteheramt. He also was an Oberkirchenvorsteher in the Oberkirchenbehoerde and he was active in the Chewra Kadischa. Furthermore he assisted the Juedische Nothilfe. During the years 1941-1943 he succeeded to immigrate to the United States. He died in 1968 in New York.
Dates: 1833-1986; Majority of material found within 1933-1952

Max Michelson Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25195
Abstract The Max Michelson Family Collection documents the life of a Latvian Jewish family living in Riga. The main subjects of the collection are correspondence between family members, who moved abroad and those who stayed in Riga and some family pictures. The collection consists of letters, genealogical information and photographs. Languages: The collection is in German, Russian and English.
Dates: 1914-1942, 2004-2005

Mirjam Kugelmann Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 11973
Abstract Various materials pertaining to Mirjam Steinberger, née Kugelmann’s early years in Berlin.
Dates: 1923-1934

Oral Histories Collection in the Hadassah Archives

 Collection
Identifier: I-578/RG 20
Abstract The Hadassah Oral Histories consist of audio cassette recordings and typed transcripts of oral history interviews as well as related correspondence and research documents. Interviewees include notable members of Hadassah’s National Board, the Honorary Council, Hadassah Medical Organization (HMO), Youth Aliyah, Machon Szold, and Hebrew University, among others. Discussions cover such topics as Hadassah roles and achievements, Jewish upbringings, education, and family.
Dates: 1927-2002; Majority of material found within 1980 - 1990

Salomon Family of Friesack Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 5020 / MF 1056
Abstract This collection comprises George Salomon's material for the planned publication "The Salomon Family of Friesack" which he did not finish before his death in 1981. The material is composed of genealogical tables, memoirs, photographs, maps, books, correspondence and newspaper publications as well as of writings by ancestors of George Salomon. The collection provides extensive genealogical information on the Salomon family as well as information on Friesack, a town at the western border of Brandenburg.
Dates: 1765-1989

Schmitten Jewish community collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 12008
Abstract The collection contains archival materials pertaining to past Jewish life in the town of Schmitten in Hesse, Germany and neighboring communities.
Dates: 1812-2013; Majority of material found within 2009-2013

Toni Ehrlich’s diaries

 Collection
Identifier: ME 1594 / MM III 23
Abstract The diaries of Toni Ehrlich provide an in-depth look into the life of a highly educated woman from an upper-middle class background, spanning the first half of the 20th century.
Dates: 1906-1969

Verband Ehemaliger Leipziger in Israel Collection

 Collection
Identifier: LBIJER 465
Abstract Documents pertaining to Irgun Olei Leipzig (Verband Ehemaliger Leipziger – Association of Leipzig Immigrants) in Israel.
Dates: 1953-1956, 1992-1993

Vierfelder Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 890 / MF 408
Abstract This collection covers the history of the Vierfelder family, and includes materials on the town of Buchau, Wuerttemberg.
Dates: 1694-1960

Werner Marx Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25181
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1796-2003; Majority of material found in 1820-1850, 1932-1945, 1990-2003