World War, 1914-1918 -- Participation, Jewish
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 51 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: AR 4733
Identifier: AR 485
Abstract The Arnold Tänzer Collection documents the work and life of this German rabbi. Prominent topics of this collection include Moritz Lazarus, Jews in the German military, and the Jewish communities of Göppingen and Württemberg. The papers consist of manuscripts, official documents, diaries, correspondence, clippings, and a few photographs.
Identifier: AR 6138
Abstract The collection contains documents relating to the Bendix family, particularly to Fritz Bendix and his wife, Johanna Bendix née Hahn. There are also many papers and photographs concerning the family company, a linen factory in Silesia.
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.
Identifier: AR 4396
Identifier: AR 3738
Identifier: AR 6495
Identifier: AR 11898
Identifier: AR 25084
Abstract This collection contains photocopies of documentation of portraitist Fred S. Boyko’s life in Vienna, immigration to the United States, and life in New York, particularly his education and career as a portraitist. Included are school certificates, documents pertaining to his emigration and naturalization, and applications, correspondence, exhibit booklets, and clippings regarding his career as a portraitist. Also included are items pertaining to members of Fred S. Boyko’s family, particularly articles about the work of his brother Hugo Boyko, an ecologist who worked to develop methods of salt water irrigation in the Negev desert in Israel.
Dates: 1904-1998; Majority of material found within 1904-1951
Identifier: AR 11639
Abstract The collection contains documents pertaining to Emil and Irma Neumann's life in Vienna before World War II and their emigration from Vienna to the United States, including identity cards; passports; documentations pertaining to their acceptance of the names Israel and Sara; documents pertaining to Emil Neumann's claim for property seized by the German government; and family correspondence.
Identifier: AR 231
Identifier: AR 544
Abstract The collection contains documents of Gustav Wendel and his family, including documents pertaining to Wendel's service as a physician in the German army; family documents, such as birth, marriage, and citizenship certificates, family history, and correspondence; and documents pertaining to Wendel's medical training. Also included is a letter to Wendel from Lion Feuchtwanger.
Identifier: AR 10111
Abstract In this collection are personal papers and documents of Heinz Herbert Liepmann and his father Herbert Liepmann, as well as a few items belonging to other family members. The bulk of these documents relate to the Liepmanns' medical education, military service for Germany and the United States, and emigration to the United States in 1938.
Identifier: AR 11156
Abstract This collection contains many postcards between Herbert Hirsch, a front line soldier in the 29th Infantry Division, to his family in Mannheim, and vice versa. Herbert Hirsch's letters describe the difficulty of front line existence, how long his unit has been in certain positions, fallen comrades, joy at receiving letters, postcards and packages from home, and ensures his family not to worry. Postcards from his family provide various news about family members, items they promise to send, etc. There are also photographs of Herbert Hirsch, and one photograph that appears to be his unit at rest. Included in the collection are letters concerning Herbert Hirsch's death in 1917, prayer books for Jewish soldiers, and an oversize map of the Western Front.
Identifier: AR 4715
Abstract This collection consists of genealogical manuscripts compiled by Herbert Mautner, with extensive family trees and genealogical tables. There are also chronicle-like narrative history sections, and several photocopied documents and images.
Dates: 1924-circa 2000
Identifier: AR 6256
Abstract This collection consists primarily of materials documenting Ernst Shomberg's education and career as a physician both in Germany and in New York after emigration. There are a also a few items pertaining to his wife's family and some genealogical materials.
Identifier: AR 116
Identifier: AR 25034 / MF 473
Identifier: AR 25308
Abstract The Kaethe Placzek Collection contains family correspondence of Kaethe Placzek and her husband Julian Spiegel. Such correspondence includes letters sent to Kaethe by her parents while they were separated during summers, often while they attended health spas. Letters sent by Julian Spiegel are to his parents, especially during his time in World War I.
Dates: 1894-1931; Majority of material found within 1907-1920
Identifier: AR 909 / MF 719
Abstract This collection holds material relating to Karl Rosenthal, rabbi of the Berlin Reform Congregation and Temple of Israel in Wilmington, North Carolina. Items in this collection center on his life, especially his time as rabbi in Berlin, as well as on the life of his wife. In addition to biographical material, the collection also holds Karl Rosenthal's writings, such as sermons and published articles. There are also two tapes of a lengthy interview with Trudie Rosenthal that describe the Rosenthals' life in Germany.
Dates: 1915-1981; Majority of material found within 1925-1951
Identifier: AR 25881
Collection — Consolidated Box P21, Folder: P-730
Abstract Collection contains photographs of the Kurinsky-Shalit family: military record books, a Jewish Welfare Board army prayerbook, and discharge papers for Bernard Shalit from World War I. Also contains badge ribbons from the Hebrew Ladies Helping Hand Association and the Helping Hands Temporary Home for Destitute Children.
Dates: undated, 1917-1919
Identifier: AR 3791
Identifier: AR 2994
Identifier: AR 2019
Abstract The collection contains documentation of the Lessing family of Danzig, including citizenship documents; correspondence with the Jüdische Gemeinde zu Berlin confirming family members' birth and marriage dates and other genealogical information; letter to the Leo Baeck Institute discussing recent family history; identity card; and family photographs.
Identifier: AR 7234
Abstract This collection contains personal and official papers and correspondence, and vital records documents pertaining to Fritz and Lilly Fabian and their families, including Lilly Fabian's papers from her time in the Theresienstadt camp and a short memoir by Fritz about life under the National Socialist oppression. The other major group of materials in this collection pertains to Fritz and Lilly Fabian's restitution claims and efforts to regain German citizenship.
Identifier: AR 6364
Identifier: AR 5814
Abstract This collection contains family and personal papers, as well as correspondence, of the Magnus family of Königsberg. Several of the letters date to the 19th century and document the family member's global travels.
Dates: 1828-1913, 1976
Identifier: AR 722
Identifier: AR 270