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World War, 1939-1945 -- War work

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Esther Elbin Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 4651
Abstract

This collection contains a wide variety of family, personal, vital, and legal documents pertaining primarily to the Herz, Steinthal, Buchholz, Isenstein, and Cohn families.

Dates: 1787-1978

Simon H. Rifkind Papers

 Collection
Identifier: P-1049
Content Description

The Simon H. Rifkind Papers document seventy-four years of Rifkind’s career as a lawyer, judge, and humanitarian. The collection spans the years 1921 to 1995 and is composed primarily of paper-based materials, including correspondence, reports, court documents, newspaper clippings, notes, personal and professional writings, publications, and ephemera. A few instances of audiovisual material and realia are recorded throughout the six individual series.

Dates: undated, 1921-1995 ; Other: Majority of material found in 1945-1995

Willy May Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 49
Abstract

The collection contains documents pertaining to the Willy May, Salomon Kahn, Herz Levi, and Auerbach-Ehrlich families. Included are documents pertaining to Willy May's work as a butcher, his service in World War I, and the civilian war work of May and his wife Martha May née Levi during World War II; documents pertaining to the military service of Salomon Kahn and Julius Kahn; documents pertaining to work the as butchers of Levi Levi II and his son Hermann Levi, as well as genealogy of their family in Griesheim; and family tree of the Auerbach-Ehrlich family from 1600 to the early 20th century, including birth and death dates and locations.

Dates: 1858-1944