Jews, German -- United States -- Biography
Found in 41 Collections and/or Records:
Compilation of genealogical material on the Rubel family of Hochspeyer, Kaiserslautern, Germany. The document traces John H. Rubel's father's family from circa 1694 in Germany to the emigration of the family from Germany to Chicago in 1848 and further traces John H. Rubel's direct family from his great-grandfather to his grandchildren. The compilation includes family trees, biographical vignettes, historical excerpts, a few brief memoirs, and related documents. The principal document in the compilation is entitled "Chicago pioneers: a partial genealogy of the Rubel family, 1694-1999."
Ruth Hirsch Family Collection
The collection contains documentation of the Ruth Hirsch family, including vital documents and documents pertaining to the emigration of Emmanuel and Citonia Hirsch and Karl and Gertrude Metzger from Germany to the United States.
Ruth Knox Family Collection
The collection contains a brief essay by Ruth Knox née Liebermensch regarding her childhood in Mannheim and emigration from Germany; song printed on the occasion of the wedding of Samuel Liebermensch and Gisela Schiff; and sheet music edited by Samuel Liebermensch, entitled "Lieder des jüdischen Hauses."
Ruth Warschawzik Collection
The collection contains documentation of Ruth DeJay née Warschawzik and Otto DeJay, formerly Otto Dietsche, including vital records, passports and identity cards, school certificates, military service records, correspondence, biographical notes, and family trees.
Simon Kaufmann Family Collection
This collection contains Simon Kaufmann's residency permit for Lichtenau, Baden (1819), a few letters sent from Kaufmann family members in mid-19th century Georgia, and a genealogical chronicle of Simon Kaufmann's family.
Sonneborn Family Collection Addenda
The collection contains documentation of the Sonneborn family, particularly Leo Sonneborn and his wife Settie; Siegmund Sonneborn; as well as photographs of Line Speyer née Sonneborn’s family.
Sulzbach Family Collection
The collection contains documents pertaining to the Sulzbach family, as well as documents pertaining to the Jewish communities of Hungen and Birstein.
Thurnauer Family Collection
This collection contains correspondence, photographs, a genealogical table, a cookbook, and a handmade children's picture book pertaining to the family of Josie Rudolph Thurnauer, a German Jew born in 19th century Alaska.
Walter Heinemann Collection
The bulk of the collection contains material pertaining to Jewish life in Braunschweig, Germany, before World War II, including documents from Walter Heinemann's life in Braunschweig during the 1930s and material pertaining to the larger Jewish community and its prominent members. The collection also contains photographs of concentration camps and material pertaining to prominent Jewish individuals and organizations. Included are correspondence, photographs, government forms, notes, speeches, and clippings.
Wilhelm Kleemann Collection
The collection contains a biographical sketch of Dr. Wilhelm Kleemann; honorary doctoral diploma accompanied by translation; certificate appointing him as an honorary member of the Universität Frankfurt am Main's Institut für Genossenschaftswesen; and photographs.
Willy May Collection
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.