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World War, 1914-1918

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 141 Collections and/or Records:

Achtentuch Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 10514 / MF 502
Overview The collection holds original documents pertaining to the personal, academic and professional life of Dr. Hermann Achtentuch. Also included are documents pertaining to his wife Paula née Kohn, and to their son, Herbert Achtentuch.
Dates: 1887-1997

Adolf Frank Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 7176/MF 722
Overview This collection contains material on Adolf and Albert Frank. Most of it is connected to Adolf Frank's career as a chemist and entrepreneur. The bulk of the material is business papers of various kinds, mostly minutes of meetings and correspondence. Notebooks and patent files can also be found. Prominent is material which shows Adolf Frank's role in the German wartime industry of World War I. Although most material is connected to Adolf Frank, information about Albert Frank is also included. Both are represented in personal papers that appear in the collection.
Dates: 1857-1964

Albert F. Hirsch Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 1187
Overview This collection contains documents related to Albert Friedrich Hirsch, his family and the Philanthropin School in Frankfurt am Main, at which Hirsch was headmaster. Prominent topics are emigration and the school's fate under the Nazi regime as well as the attempts of its former pupils and faculty to stay in touch after 1945. The papers in this collection include some original material from the late 19th century through World War I and the "Third Reich" as well as several typescripts from the 1950s and 1960s that are related to a memorial book, which was eventually published in 1964.
Dates: 1880-1991; Majority of material found within 1930s-1960s

Alfred and Elisabeth Mayer Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25527
Overview The Alfred and Elisabeth Mayer Family largely centers on the emigration from Germany of the extended members of this family as well as documentation of Alfred and Elisabeth Mayer and information on the family's genealogy and individual experiences. The collection includes a large quantity of family correspondence; family trees; articles; official, military, and educational documents; some financial and legal documentation and correspondence; and photographs.
Dates: 1896-2012; Majority of material found within 1937-1946

Alfred Jacobsberg Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 6462
Overview The Alfred Jacobsberg collection consists of correspondence between Alfred Jacobsberg and various members of the Jacobsberg family during Alfred Jacobsberg's military service in the German army in World War I. Additionally, there is a small amount of business correspondence and documents dealing with Alfred Jacobsberg’s import business, and some World War I clippings.
Dates: 1908-1935

Alice Davis Menken Papers

 Collection
Identifier: P-23
Overview An important figure in the social welfare movement, Menken devoted much of her life to working with women in the penal system. The collection contains publications regarding her social reform work; scrapbooks and travel notebooks; journals; diaries; correspondence and reports relating to her activities with the Society of New York State Women, Jewish Welfare Board, Jewish Protectory and Aid Society (later called Jewish Board of Guardians), New York City Woman's Night Court, Hudson State Training School, New York State Reformatory for Women, Society for Political Study, Daughters of American Revolution, Progressive Party, Mayor's Committee of Women on National Defense, New York, Congregation Shearith Israel, Florence Crittendon League, Committee of Fourteen and the Inwood House.
Dates: undated, 1882-1936

Anneliese Riess Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 10019
Overview This collection documents the life of Anneliese Riess and her family. The bulk of the collection contains correspondence that reflects the impact of fascism and anti-Semitic policies on her personal life and on her immediate family.
Dates: 1882-2001; Majority of material found in 1933-1948

Arnold Taenzer Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 485
Overview 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.
Dates: 1904-1996

Arthur Abelmann Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25372
Overview This collection documents the life of pharmacist and entrepreneur Arthur Abelmann. It contains materials about his personal and professional life, including his service in World War I. The bulk of the material concerns Chemiewerk, the pharmaceutical firm he founded in 1920 and cultivated for 13 years. In 1933, Abelmann was forced to resign his leading position and then to sell the company in one of the earliest cases of "Aryanization."
Dates: 1888-1950; Majority of material found within 1920-1934

Arthur and Ottilie Bleier Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25272
Overview This collection holds the papers of Arthur and Ottilie (née Schnabl) Bleier. It primarily contains personal documents, such as educational and official papers. Prominent topics are Arthur Bleier's career as a physician and the Bleiers' internment in the Theresienstadt Concentration Camp. In addition to the textual material, the collection holds some photographic material and some artifacts from the Holocaust, i.e. yellow stars and armbands.
Dates: 1884-1952

Arthur Czellitzer Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 302
Overview The Arthur Czellitzer Collection documents the work of Arthur Czellitzer through his papers on genealogical studies and his creative fiction.
Dates: 1919-1987; Majority of material found within 1930-1943

Arthur Kahn Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 6394
Overview This collection centers on Arthur Kahn's experiences during the First World War and his time as a prisoner of war in Siberia from 1915 until 1920 where he became the instructor of the sports club Maccabi Irkutsk.
Dates: 1854-2000; Majority of material found within 1915-1920

Autobiographies of Jewish Youth in Poland

 Collection
Identifier: RG 4
Overview The collection consists of more than 300 autobiographies and supplementary biographical materials, such as correspondence, diaries, and documents collected by YIVO in the interest of Jewish youth research. The autobiographies were assembled through public competitions in 1932, 1934, and 1939 directed at Jewish youth aged 16-22. The collection also contains records of the contest, including lists of the contestants, correspondence with them, reports and clippings.
Dates: 1905-1940; Majority of material found within 1932-1939

Autographs collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 3588
Overview The collection contains a wide assortment of correspondence and photographs from actors, authors, musicians and others.
Dates: 1861-1940

Barbara and Peter Rothholz Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25201
Overview The Barbara and Peter Rothholz Family Collection contains documents and photographs of the families of Peter Rothholz and his wife, Barbara Peters Rothholz (originally Baerbel Gruenpeter), along with papers of the extended family.
Dates: 1877-1969; Majority of material found within 1916-1937

Bernhard Bardach Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 6632
Overview The Bernhard Bardach Collection describes mainly the career of a staff physician with the Austro-Hungarian army through educational and financial documents, photographs, and military decorations. Most importantly, Dr. Bardach kept a diary throughout his service in WW I. (see ME 1164)
Dates: 1887-1945

B'nai B'rith Philatelic collection

 Collection
Identifier: I-427
Overview Collection consists of first day of issue stamps issued by the U.S. Post office. Included with each stamp is a biographical or historical sketch of Jewish history as it relates to the stamp's theme. Sketches are organized alphabetically by subject.
Dates: 1957-1994

Bruno Weil Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 7108 / MF 516
Overview This collection includes historical and genealogical information about the Weil family. Also included is correspondence regarding Bruno Weil's restitution case as well as the organization of Nazi persecution victims. World War I diaries and manuscripts of books written by Weil are also part of the collection.
Dates: 1854-1965

Burack Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 10193
Overview This collection contains correspondence, photographs, and clippings on the Burack Family, as well as Siegfried Burack's World War I journal.
Dates: 1916-1996

Carl Beyth Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 7175 / MF 687
Overview This collection contains personal papers of Carl Beyth's family members as well as World War I era clippings and broadsides.
Dates: 1835-1975

Carol Davidson Baird Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 10302
Overview The Carol Davidson Baird Papers contain documentation of her family history. The collection includes copies of photographs, certificates and letters of various family members since 1862. It also contains genealogical charts reaching back to the 15th century.
Dates: 1755-2002; Majority of material found within 1918-1988

Clementine Kraemer Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 2402
Overview This collection is comprised of papers of the writer Clementine Kraemer. Although it is primarily composed of examples of her writing, including both poetry and prose, it also includes personal documents and correspondence, as well as a detailed biography.
Dates: 1894-1963

Constantin Brunner Collection

 Collection
Identifier: LBI/JMB-2009/2 LBI AR 1024
Overview This Collection contains the almost complete estate of Constantin Brunner (a.k.a Leo Wertheimer) as well as a comprehensive collection of documents and especially letters from the Brunner circle and those pertaining to the Brunner reception.
Dates: 1866-2010

Curt Bejach collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 10876
Overview The majority of the materials in this collection consist of original and some published documents pertaining to the Berlin physician Curt Bejach and his family. Also included are original correspondence and published articles about the physicist Samuel Goudsmit.
Dates: 1919-1996

David Heimann Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 7284
Overview The bulk of the collection consists of the personal correspondence generated by a number of the members of the Heimann family and prose and poetry composed by David Heimann for various celebratory family events. Other materials include photographs, documents, and genealogical materials.
Dates: 1891-2008; Majority of material found in 1901-1951

Edmund Hadra Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 1249
Overview This collection holds papers of the physician and author Edmund Hadra. Much of the collection is composed of unpublished manuscripts of his writing, a significant part of which is autobiographical in nature and describe some of the most notable events of his life. In addition to these works are other writings on themes such as literature and art. The collection additionally contains official, educational and professional documentation, some correspondence and a few research notes.
Dates: 1877-1971; Majority of material found within 1939-1966

Efraim Frisch Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 1034 / MF 510 / MF 107 / MF 116
Overview Editorial and personal correspondence of Efraim Frisch and his wife, Fega Frisch, with individuals and institutions.



Personal documents, manuscripts of Frisch's novels, short stories, essays, and book reviews; clippings by and about Ephraim and Fega Frisch and their work, including an essay by Alfred Vagts on Der Neue Merkur.
Dates: 1881-1984

Erna B. and Fred G. Katz Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25818
Overview This collection holds personal and official documents, correspondence, genealogical information, biographical manuscripts and photographs related to the Feith, Lyon and Katz families. Most of the documents pertain to Erna Bonette, Fred Gustav and their son Henry Arthur Katz. The collection focuses on their lives in Germany and the United States as well as their emigration via Luxemburg and Portugal. It also holds materials pertaining to members of the extended Katz and Lyon families and their ancestors, including the Feith family. Also included is material about a Mikveh from the 15th century in Siegburg, Germany.
Dates: 1877-2013; Majority of material found within 1914-2013

Ernest Kahn Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25115
Overview The Ernest Kahn Family Collection documents the lives of Ernest Kahn, his father Morris Kahn, his mother Ida Kahn née Levy, his sister Ruth Kahn, and his maternal grandmother Amalie Levy née Blumenthal. The bulk of the collection contains correspondence and financial statements pertaining to restitution claims filed against the German government.
Dates: 1918-2005; Majority of material found in 1954-1988

Ernst Wertheimer Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 3356
Overview This collection contains vital and personal documents, photographs, clippings, and correspondence pertaining to the Wertheimer and Gutmann families.
Dates: 1857-1937