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Haifa (Israel)

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 19 Collections and/or Records:

Charlotte and Leo Landau Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 7287
Abstract This collection primarily contains correspondence between Leo Landau and his wife Charlotte Landau (née Mühsam). During their respective frequent travels, Leo for his legal work and for recuperation at spas, and Charlotte for the Jüdischer Frauenbund, they often wrote almost every day. The collection also contains some other correspondence, personal materials, and documents concerning Leo Landau's lifelong involvement with Jewish organizations such as the B'nai B'rith lodges in Lübeck and Haifa and the Israelitische Gemeinde Lübeck, and Charlotte's membership in the Lübeck city council from 1919-1921.
Dates: 1892-2002; Majority of material found within 1907-1931

David Mannheim Collection

 Collection
Identifier: LBIJER 280
Abstract The file contains various materials pertaining David Mannheim.
Dates: 1870-1972

Dimon-Kurrein Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25652
Abstract The Dimon-Kurrein Family Collection contains the assorted papers of the Kurrein, Blau, Dimon, and Loewe families. A special focus is on the family correspondence during and after their emigration to the United States and Palestine in 1934. Official documents, a biographical essay, a family photo album, articles on Max Kurrein and several family trees are included in the collection.
Dates: 1835-2013; Majority of material found in 1930s and 1960s

Eugen Kullmann Estate Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25693
Abstract The Eugen Kullmann Estate Collection contains documentation of the professional life and personal connections of the philosophy and religion professor and scholar Eugen Kullman. Much of the collection is made up of his correspondence from others, but there are also many notes related to his teaching and research along with professional and official documents. Notes and papers of the philosopher Karl Joël also form a significant portion of this collection. The collection includes notes such as research and lecture notes as well as notebooks; extensive correspondence from others, including family, friends, and colleagues to Eugen Kullmann; and official, professional, and personal documents.
Dates: 1874-2002; Majority of material found within 1934-1994

Falbel-Pulgram Family Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25052
Abstract This collection consists of the correspondence between various members of the Falbel / Pulgram family during and after World War Two. It includes letters between Gerda Falbel née Pulgram and her husband Isaak Falbel dating between 1939 and 1940, while he was in the Kitchener Camp in England and she emigrated from Vienna to New York. Additional correspondence includes letters between Karl Pulgram in Haifa and his daughter Gerda Falbel and son-in-law Isaak Falbel. The collection also includes correspondence between Gerda Falbel and various other family members, including her mother Eugenie Pulgram and her sister Gise, who stayed in Vienna and were murdered in the Holocaust.
Dates: 1935-1949

Frieda Hirsch Collection

 Collection
Identifier: LBIJER 30
Scope and Contents "Mein Weg von Karlsruhe ueber Heidelberg nach Haifa" is the memoir of Frieda Hirsch (née Goldberg) (1890- ). She describes the history of her parents, her upbringing in Karlsruhe as daughter of a well-to-do Jewish-orthodox family, her education at a humanistic high school (Gymnasium), her university studies (medicine) in Heidelberg, Karlsruhe and Breslau (1908-1913), and life during World War I in Karlsruhe and Heidelberg. She married Albert Hirsch (1887-1954) in 1915, a medical student and member of the Zionist student organization "Verein Juedischer Studenten" and settled in Heidelberg, where Albert worked as a pediatrician. Frieda Hirsch tells about life in Heidelberg, the births and upbringing of her children, various friendships (among others with Georg Hermann, Frieda Reichmann, Erich Fromm, and Eugen Taeubler), Zionist activities of her husband, and first anti-Semitic persecutions in Heidelberg in 1933. She gives detailed testimony of her emigration from Heidelberg via Salzburg and Triest to Haifa, where the family settled, of the difficult first years in Palestine with her husband opening a new medical office, and describes her experiences during World War II in Haifa, the founding of the state of Israel in 1948 and moving to Kiryat Ono after her husband's death in 1954.

The second text, an attachment of Hirsch's memoir, contains a genealogical table and a detailed history of Frieda Hirsch's (née Goldberg) and Albert Hirsch's families.
Dates: 1965

Graf Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25689
Abstract This collection comprises documents related to the Graf family from Offenbach, Germany. There are several photographs as well as official documents and letters.
Dates: 1867-1947

Hanna Schiller Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 10374
Abstract This collection contains papers and some photographs pertaining to Hannah Schiller, her husband Rolf Wartenberg and her parents Rosa Schiller (née Oleynick) and Edwin Schiller. The emphasis of the material lies on Hannah Schiller's university and alumni papers and the couple's work at the Office of War information. The collection also contains various family documents, memorabilia and photos and Hannah's childhood diary documenting the family's emigration. There is correspondence with various organizations and friends mostly from the 1940s and 1950s.
Dates: 1914-1996; Majority of material found within 1921-1956

Herbert Joseph Mansbach Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 7073
Abstract This collection contains official documents and official and personal correspondence illustrating the dentistry student Herbert Mansbach's time as a refugee in Switzerland and his attempts to emigrate.
Dates: 1938-1941

Hilde Friedmann Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25378
Abstract This collection contains the personal papers of Hilde née Friedmann and her immediate family. Born to a cattle dealer in Bavaria in 1901, Hilde fled Germany for Palestine and then the United States, where she worked as a seamstress. Included are official documents, correspondence, restitution materials, and photographs.
Dates: 1860s-2009

Hirschbruch Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25720
Abstract This collection mainly consists of documents pertaining to the genealogy research of Josef Hadar, as well as personal documents of his parents Elsa Graetz and Ludwig Hirschbruch.
Dates: 1862-1996

Josef Kastein and Shulamith Kastein Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 7227
Abstract This collection documents the literary life of the writer Josef Kastein, born Julius Katzenstein. His literary work and his biographical details are the main features of the collection, which includes some of his manuscripts and personal correspondence with Shulamith Kastein. Other materials include the correspondence of Shulamith Kastein with publishers and individuals researching her husband's life and articles and clippings about him.
Dates: 1935-1988; Majority of material found within 1935-1946

Liselotte Sperber Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 10251
Abstract This collection centers on the lives of Liselotte Sperber and her family members. The collection documents her early life and the major experiences that would shape it as well as the lives or significant life events of several family members, including her sister, parents, in-laws and daughter. The collection contains prolific correspondence, official and educational documents, childhood writings, copies of articles and newspaper clippings, and a few photographs.
Dates: 1906-2005; Majority of material found within 1920-1990

Max Kurrein Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25467
Abstract The Max Kurrein Family Collection documents the professional life of metallurgist and professor Max Kurrein and to a smaller extent the genealogy and lives of several other family members. Various types of materials are included, such as official, educational and professional certificates, correspondence, biographical essays, a photo album and photographs, family trees and articles.
Dates: 1896-2011

Max Plaut Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 7094
Abstract This collection documents the work of the lawyer and head of the greater Jewish Community in Hamburg, Max Plaut, in his role as a family researcher in Israel between the years 1944 to 1950. It contains to a large extent the correspondence between Plaut and German Jews from Hamburg who were looking for family and friends who had gone missing during the Holocaust. The collection material covers list of Jews held in Theresienstadt, Lodz, Auschwitz and elsewhere. Also included is a small written documentation of the Plaut family as well as some files on restitution claims in the city of Hamburg.
Dates: 1944-after 1973; Majority of material found within 1944-1950

Nadelmann and Wolff Families Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25667
Abstract The Nadelmann and Wolff Families Collection provides documentation about members of the Nadelmann, Wolff, Lewinsohn, and Kann families, including details on their professions, early lives, the towns from which family members derived, and including details on the emigration and deportation of family members. The collection consists of family correspondence, photographs, genealogical research, and research on family members' hometowns.
Dates: 1809-2016

Prager Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: LBIJER 372
Abstract The collection contains various documents pertaining to Rabbi Dr. Isaac Prager and his son the psychiatrist Dr. Joseph Prager.
Dates: 1863-1998

Rosenbacher-Wasserman Collection

 Collection
Identifier: LBIJER 441
Abstract The collection contains personal documents and photographs pertaining to Rosenbacher-Wasserman family.
Dates: undated, 1839-1980

Willy Wertheimer Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 798
Abstract The bulk of the collection consists of correspondence relating to his efforts as a committee chairman for tree-planting efforts in Israel. Other materials concern his genealogy and his memoirs.
Dates: 1892-1980