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Leather industry and trade

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Bär-Oppenheimer Family Collection

Identifier: AR 7044 / MF 739

This collection holds the papers of members of the Bär and Oppenheimer families from Bruchsal, Germany. It documents the history of the two families as well as the Bär leather distribution company and Oppenheimer woolens factory. Included in this collection are business and personal correspondence, personal papers, financial records, family trees and a few newspaper clippings.

Dates: 1841-1981; Majority of material found within 1926-1958

Erich Ahrens Collection

Identifier: AR 4384

The collection is composed of personal documents of Erich Ahrens and various manuscripts and translations.

Dates: 1911-1972

Eugen and Nanette Wassermann Collection

Identifier: AR 6535

This collection contains the papers of Nanette and Eugen Wassermann, in particular those regarding their emigration to the United States and a large number pertaining to their leather goods factory Hch. Wassermann jun. in Nuremberg.

Dates: circa 1901-1953

Hans and Grete Hochhauser family collection

Identifier: AR 12070

The bulk of the collections consists of correspondence and official documents about disappropriation of the family business, ”Otto Hochhauser Feinleder Manufaktur" in Vienna, Austria in 1938 (photocopies and some originals.) Also included are records pertaining to education and emigration, as are photographs, as well as compositions and lyrics by Grete Hochhauser, née Barkan.

Dates: 1897-1948, 2005

Hans and Helene Ax collection

Identifier: AR 25751

The collection documents the lives of Hans and Hella Ax in Vienna, Austria and their flight through England to the United States.

Dates: 1901-1943; Majority of material found within 1932-1938

Victor - Levi family collection

Identifier: AR 12005

Material related to the Victor (Vicktor) family and their leather factory in Heilbronn, Germany, including a handwritten company contract (Gesellschaftvertrag ) for the brothers Julius and Joseph Vic(k)tor , 1870(?), photocopies about the company, and education certificates for Max Victor, 1914-1925. Also included is a school certificate for Minna Levi, Fulda, 1890.

Dates: 1870-1925