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Lawyers

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 56 Collections and/or Records:

Leon J. Obermayer, papers

 Collection
Identifier: P-141
Abstract The collection contains correspondence, documents, and newspaper clippings relating to the life and activities of Obermayer in local and national Jewish organizations. Includes: correspondence and other materials concerning the Board of Public Education of Philadelphia on which he served as member and then president 1955-1961 (of special interest are the papers pertaining to communism in the schools, educational television, and the problems of minority students); the American Jewish Historical Society of which he served as a member, president and chairman of the Exec. Council (of special interest is the material pertaining to the litigation over the Society's move to Waltham); the Symphony Club (1959-1966); the Penn. Advisory Committee, U.S. Commission on Civil Rights (1958-1960); the Penn. Alcoholic Beverage Study (1961-1967); the Heart Association of Southeastern Penn. (1964-1965); the National Committee on Employment of Youth (1965-1968); the American Bar Association Special Committee on Investigation, Solicitation and Handling of Personal Injury Claims (1957-1959); the Committee on Legal Ethics and Grievances (1961-1969); the Penn. Prison Society (1964-1969); the Phila. YM & YWHA (1925-1940, 1967-1968); the Hebrew Sunday School Society (1919-1970); the Union of American Hebrew Congregations, with special reference to Edmond Cahn's opposition to the establishment of Reform Jewish day schools (1964-1965); the Hebrew Union College (1964-1968); B'nai B'rith (1957-1967) and the Philadelphia Bar Assoc. (1937-1977).
Dates: undated, 1913, 1919-1920, 1922, 1924-1930, 1932-1934, 1936-1973, 1976-1978

Levy family (New York, Philadelphia and Baltimore) Papers

 Collection
Identifier: P-120
Abstract This collection contains the legal and personal papers of several generations of the Levy family, including Moses Levy (1665-1728); Moses' sons Nathan Levy (1704-1753), Isaac Levy (1706-1777), Samson Levy (1722-1781), and Benjamin Levy (1726-1802); Samson's sons Moses Levy (1756-1826), Samson Levy, Jr. (1764-1831), and Daniel Levy (1766-1844); Isaac's son Asher Levy (1756-1785); and Benjamin's son Nathan Levy (1759-1846). Materials include business and property records, a letter of renunciation of allegiance to King George III during the American Revolution, correspondence, Continental currency, and wills.
Dates: 1710-1835

Loeb and Feibes Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25368
Abstract This collection contains personal papers of Siegfried Loeb and Else Loeb née Feibes and their immediate family members. The Loebs fled Germany for Palestine and then the United States, settling in Forest Hills, New York. Included are family trees, emigration papers, official documents, photographs, Julian Ulrich Loeb’s U.S. Army papers, and a cookbook.
Dates: circa 1900-circa 1980s

Ludwig Feuchtwanger Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 6001 / MF 562
Abstract Correspondence with individuals, including Alexander Altmann, Werner Cahnmann, Guido Kisch, Raphael Straus, and Max Warburg; business correspondence with publishers and organizations; correspondence with family members, including his brother, the novelist Lion Feuchtwanger.
Dates: 1908-1973

Martha Werner Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 7261 / MF 496
Abstract The collection contains documents related to birth, education, marriage, employment, emigration, death as well as correspondence, writings, clippings and photographs for Martha Werner, her husband Berthold Werner, her sisters Hansi and Liesel, her parents Heinrich Gruen and Mathilda Goldstein, and her husband's parents Koloman Werner (Kohn) and Rosa Heumann. There are baptism certificates for several family members.
Dates: 1872-1976

Martin Beradt Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 2286
Abstract The Martin Beradt Collection centers on literary items. It holds manuscripts by the lawyer and writer Martin Beradt and the correspondence with several publishers. Furthermore there is material about Martin Beradt, for example reviews and broadcasting reports.
Dates: 1902-1988; Majority of material found within 1909-1965

Max Rabl Collection.

 Collection
Identifier: AR 10356 / MF 505 / MF 506
Abstract The bulk of the collection (folders 1-6) consists of correspondence to Max Rabl while serving in the Austrian Imperial Army during World War I. Correspondents included Friedrich Frank, Otto Gerstl, and Irma Schiller. Also included in the collection are correspondence 1925/26, photographs, and some materials about Ambassador Edith Rabl.
Dates: 1914-1994; Majority of material found within 1914-1918

"Meine letzten Jahre in Deutschland"

 Collection
Identifier: ME 287b
Abstract In this memorial article, Herzfeld offers deep insight into the problems and the predicament for German Jews from 1933 to 1938. He especially describes the creation and the work of “Reichsvertretung der deutschen Juden”, the new organization for German Jews, facing the Nazi-regime.
Dates: 1919-1973

Nathan D. Perlman papers

 Collection
Identifier: P-66
Abstract Contains correspondence, judicial opinions, addresses and speeches, newspaper clippings, and published material relating to Perlman's career as a judge in various municipal courts of the city of New York (1935-1952), his political career as a New York State Assemblyman (1915-1917), member of the United States House of Representatives (1920-1927), and as an unsuccessful candidate for New York State office.

It also contains published material relating to Perlman's activities on behalf of the Jewish community, especially the American Jewish Congress (1942-1946), where he served as chairman of its National Executive Committee.

Approximately half of this collection consists of the official minutes; memoranda; administrative and investigatory reports; and correspondence of the Mayor's Committee on Unity established by Mayor Fiorello H. La Guardia in 1944, of which Perlman served as a member on the subcommittees on Housing, City Services, and the Timone Investigation.
Dates: 1915-1953

Norman Salit (1896-1960) Papers

 Collection
Identifier: P-35
Abstract This collection contains material relating to Norman Salit's activities with various organizations, including the Synagogue Council of America, the Rabbinical Assembly of America, the Wartime Emergency Commission for Conservative Judaism, the Boy Scouts of America, the Jewish Education Committee, the American Child Guidance Foundation, Religion in American Life, the Valley Forge Foundation, the Jewish Theological Seminary of America, and the National Community Relations Advisory Council. There are also speeches, writings, sermons, items related to Sharit's legal work and Zionist activities, as well as some letters from Mordecai Kaplan.
Dates: undated, 1916-1965; undated, 1916-1965

Otto Hirsch Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 234 / MF 640
Abstract 1/4: Copies of protocolls of exams and other documents pertaining to Jewish religious education in Hall (1925-1931), signed among others by Louis and Otto Hirsch.
Dates: 1885-2000

Paul A. Mayer correspondence collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25589
Abstract This collection contains the correspondence of Paul A. Mayer. Most of it consists of correspondence with family members. Primary topics of the collection are the attempts of Ernst and Lisbeth Mayer to emigrate from Germany, Paul and Margaret Mayer's correspondence from their time in England, and Paul Mayer's correspondence to Margaret during his service in the United States Army in World War II.
Dates: 1900-1949; Majority of material found within 1939-1945

Reis Rosenberg Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25319
Abstract This collection documents the history of the Rosenberg family originally of Hamburg, Germany and the Reis family originally of Frankfurt am Main, Germany. Materials include correspondence, photographs, family trees, genealogical information, clippings, announcements, and certificates of citizenship.
Dates: 1864-2006

Robert and Hertha Solmitz Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 10232 / MF 607
Abstract Primarily business correspondence between Robert Solmitz and various agencies regarding restitution and other business matters.
Dates: 1952-1979

Rudolf Zielenziger Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 4044
Abstract The colletion contains typescripts, invitations, and programs of the Freie Wissenschaftliche Vereinigung and the Jüdischer Kulturbund, Berlin; lectures and articles by Zielenziger, and clippings.
Dates: 1920-1948

Samuel Echt - Bernhard Kamnitzer Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 7016 / MF 569
Abstract Correspondence and materials by and about Kamnitzer and Echt on Danzig; personal materials on life in emigration; childhood memoirs in Danzig.
Dates: 1913-1970

Siegfried Guggenheim Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 180 / MF 612
Abstract This collection contains records of the Guggenheim family, including family tree, family history, vital records, obituaries, papers of family members who emigrated to Chile, and other papers of family members.
Dates: 1791-1969

Sigmund A. Cohn / Suzanne Lewy Cohn Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 11084 / MF 852
Abstract The collection consists predominantly of correspondence between Sigmund A. Cohn and his parents, his letters to various public and private agencies in an unsuccesful attempt to get his parents out of Germany as well as correspondence related to obtain restitution. Included in the collection are genealogical papers, autobiographies of various family members, and documents related to Sigmund A. Cohn's studies and work.
Dates: 1837-1997

Sobel Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25147
Abstract This collection consists of documents of and about the Sobel family, including the family's genealogy, correspondence (primarily about the family's history), family reunions, a detailed will of a family member, and photocopies of photographs.
Dates: 1914-1983; Majority of material found within 1938-1939

S.S. Navemar - Saul Sperling Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 3857
Abstract This collection contains the papers of lawyer Saul Sperling related to the lawsuit brought by passengers of the S.S. Navemar against the owners of the ship in 1941-1942 for death, personal injury, and property damage that occurred during the difficult journey. Many passengers were Jewish refugees fleeing Europe. Materials include Saul Sperling’s notes, correspondence, legal documents, and bills.
Dates: 1941-1953

Suzanne Schrag Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25833
Abstract The Suzanne Schrag Collection holds papers of Suzanne (née Fuchs) and Paul Schrag, as well as papers of family members, especially Suzanne's parents and Paul's maternal uncle Nathan Sulzberger. Much of the collection focuses on the lives of family members, especially as documented in their extensive family correspondence. Prominent is also the unpublished writing of Paul Schrag and Nathan Sulzberger, notably the memoirs of Paul Schrag and short stories of Nathan Sulzberger. Some official documents, especially those pertaining to the education of Paul and Suzanne Schrag are also present, along with a few photographs, notes on genealogy, and other papers.
Dates: 1827-2008; Majority of material found within 1933-1989

Tarnowski Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25746
Abstract The Tarnowski Family Collection provides documentation on the lives of Tarnowski and related family members' lives during the late 1930s and 1940s. The bulk of the collection consists of personal correspondence sent to Klaus Günther Tarnowski in Sweden from 1939-1942 but documentation, including official correspondence from German government offices, is also present on property of the Tarnowski and Friedmann families. Most prominent among the collection's personal correspondence are Georg, Marie, and Hans Tarnowski, as well as Betty Friedmann.
Dates: 1938-1948; 1960; Majority of material found within 1939-1942

Walter Breslauer Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 4129
Abstract Published articles by the lawyer and Jewish community leader Walter Breslauer on matters of interest for German Jewish refugees after World War Two, including legal matters; international law; questions concerning restitution for German refugees; articles about Jewish personalities; and articles about the Jewish community in Berlin.
Dates: 1928-1981

Walter Breslauer Papers

 Collection
Identifier: ME 71 MM IV 14
Abstract The bulk of this collection consists of manuscripts, correspondence and clippings that were written and collected by Walter Breslauer in London, touching on his personal and professional memories as an administrative director of the Berlin Jewish community. Also included are items related to Walter Breslauer’s father, Bernhard Breslauer. The papers had been sent to the Leo Baeck Institute New York in 1970.
Dates: 1928-1970

Weichert Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25558
Abstract This collection contains the personal papers of Vienna lawyer Joachim David Weichert, his wife Käthe, and their son Hans (later John). The family immigrated to the United States in 1938. Included are education records, military records, official documents, medical records, emigration records, photographs, and prints of painted portraits.
Dates: 1888-2001

Wilhelm Eckstein Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 10350
Abstract This collection holds unpublished writings of the lawyer Wilhelm Eckstein (born 1872), including a manuscript on the spy Bolo Pasha and the French politician Joseph Caillaux, anti-war writings, part of a work on economics, autobiographical sketches, and large amount of poetry. Other materials include notebooks, loose notes, clippings, and a few personal papers.
Dates: 1906-1941