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Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Germany

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 28 Collections and/or Records:

Adolf Loebel Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 4185
Abstract The Adolf Loebel Collection primarily documents the events of the Holocaust in Baden-Württemberg with an extensive amount of newspaper clippings. To a smaller extent it shows a few of the experiences of Adolf Loebel, head of the Jewish community in Heidelberg. In addition to the many newspaper clippings the collection contains circular letters and announcements, some correspondence, a list of Jews in Baden from 1940 and a few photographs.
Dates: 1897-1975; Majority of material found within 1938-1947

Aschaffenburg; Jewish Community Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 5912
Abstract The collection holds clippings from local German newspapers and journals pertaining to the former Jewish community in Aschaffenburg, Germany. Also included are issues of the journal Spessart and a brochure, "Aschaffenburg : Vergangen, nicht verfessen – Sieben Jahrhunderte jüdische Gemeinde in Aschaffenburg, 1984“.
Dates: 1980-1995

Bruno Lambert Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25310 / MF 1067
Abstract Documents pertaining to Dr. Bruno Lambert’s medical career and his service in the armed forces during WW II.
Dates: 1932-2007

Curt Bejach collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 10876
Abstract 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

Ehrlich - Tannenwald Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 6983 / MF 809
Abstract Correspondence and family trees of the Ehrlich-Tannenwald family, 1940-1995.
Dates: 1940-1995

Elsa Oestreicher Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 328 / MF 1085
Abstract Elsa Oestreicher, née Herz, born in Berlin in 1878 and married to the physician D. Jacques Oestreicher, was a successful cooking instructor and author of cookbooks. In 1942 she was deported to Theresienstadt where she also worked as a cook, cooking instructor and as head of the soup-kitchen until her liberation in 1945. The collection contains Elsa Oestreicher’s notes on Theresienstadt, concentration-camp insignia, correspondence, poems and memoirs by her as well as official documents such as certificates related to her profession.
Dates: 1878-1963; Majority of material found within 1942-1945

Erich Drucker collection

 Collection
Identifier: ME 728
Abstract Various manuscripts by Erich Drucker from the Erich Drucker Collection and the LBI Memoirs Collection
Dates: 1918-1980

Fleischer-Steiner Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25083
Abstract The collection contains documents and correspondence of the Fleischer and Steiner families. Prominent topics are the Fleischer's family business as well as restitution and inheritance matters. The papers in this collection include a vast amount of correspondence, business and restitution papers, as well as some documents regarding immigration.
Dates: 1814-1993; Majority of material found within 1930s-1960s

Frank families collection.

 Collection
Identifier: AR 11941
Abstract Writings (all photocopies) by Richard Frank and his sister, Hedwig Ems, as well as by Reinhard Frank.
Dates: [unknown]

Guide to the Rabbi Leo Baeck Collection

 Collection
Identifier: LBIJER 104
Abstract The collection consists of material pertaining to Rabbi Leo Baeck. The material, mostly secondary, was collected by the Leo Baeck Institute’s staff and in some cases bear markings and notes by the Institute’s staff.
Dates: 1914-2007

Hans and Birgit Neuberg Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 10831
Abstract The bulk of the collection consists of published materials from the 1980s describing the former Jewish community in Krefeld and its fate during the Holocaust. Also included are genealogical tables of the extended Neuberg family.
Dates: 1923-1991

Harold Helmut Frank Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25322
Abstract This collection contains letters addressed to Rabbi Dr. Harold Helmut Frank in Philadelphia, primarily from 1939 to 1941. Most of the letters are from Worms, Germany or from people who used to live there, pleading with Frank for help to obtain immigration papers.
Dates: 1939-1945; Majority of material found in 1939-1941

Helen and Eva Hesse Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25327
Abstract The Helen and Eva Hesse Collection holds material on the Hesse family of Hamburg. Most notable in this collection are the diaries of Helen and Eva Hesse, created by Wilhelm Hesse, which document the sisters' childhood. In addition, the collection includes scrapbooks and photograph albums, some of Wilhelm Hesse's educational papers, and correspondence related to immigration.
Dates: 1882-1956; Majority of material found within 1933-1946

Herbert Loebl Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 6353
Abstract This collection contains the "Letter from Bamberg" newsletter by Herbert Loebl, which chronicles the history and activities regarding Jewish communities in Bamberg and the Franconia region. It also includes genealogical research into the Rosenfelder family of Huettenheim (Marktbreit) / Theilheim (Werneck), and other clippings and material about the Jews of Franconia, Germany.
Dates: 1815-2006

Howard and Jenny Hall Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25249 / MF 907
Abstract The bulk of the collection consists of correspondence between Howard and Jenny Hall, exchanged between 1943 and 1944. There is also correspondence documenting their efforts to bring their family members from Germany to the United States between 1939 and 1941. In addition, the collection contains the transcript and the translation of an interview, Howard Hall gave in Germany in 1996.
Dates: 1922-1997

Ingrid Decker Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 11676
Abstract Three essays by Ingrid Decker are bound together into one illustrated typescript. They all report about Jewish German survivors of the Holocaust and their emigrations to Mexico and to the Dominican Republic.
Dates: 1910-1984

[Jews in Nazi Germany]

 Collection
Identifier: LBIJER 703
Abstract The file contains various documents pertaining to the situation of the Jews in Nazi Germany, mostly regarding migration, and comprises eight folders.
Dates: 1931-1948, 1961-1968

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

Marx Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25407
Abstract This collection documents the lives of the Marx family, who lived at the beginning of the twentieth century in Ludwigshafen am Rhein (Rheinland-Pfalz), Germany. There Sigmund Marx built up a flour wholesale business with his brother Willy Marx. Sigmund Marx was married to Mathilde Marx, who gave birth to Ernest and Paul Marx. The collection contains the correspondence of the Marx family, financial papers of the Sigmund Marx business and a huge amount of clippings regarding German-Jewish life during the Nazi period.
Dates: 1847-1999; Majority of material found within 1937-1945

Michelsohn Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 10392
Abstract The collection holds various documents pertaining to the Michelsohn family, originally from the town of Hausberge (Minden, Westphalia). These include vital records, a genealogical table, as well as clippings and publications.
Dates: 1919-1991

Moritz Schweizer Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 11789
Abstract The collection contains documentation of the life of Moritz Schweizer, particularly his persecution during World War II. Included in the collection is a diary excerpt listing concentration camp victims he buried after his liberation; correspondence; documents pertaining to his emigration from Germany to Amsterdam; documents pertaining to his internment in Westerbork and Bergen-Belsen; information kept by Schweizer on children in the orphanage at Bergen-Belsen; and letters of sympathy to his wife after his death.
Dates: undated, 1939-1988

Paul Egon Cahn Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25431
Abstract The Paul Egon Cahn Collection holds personal and official papers of Paul Egon and Senta Ilse Cahn and their families, as well as about one thousand personal and family photographs.
Dates: 1820-2002; Majority of material found within 1935-1985

Reichsvereinigung der Juden in Deutschland Collection

 Collection
Identifier: LBIJER 556
Abstract TThe file contains various documents pertaining to the activity of the Reich Association of Jews in Germany (Reichsvereinigung der Juden in Deutschland) and comprises three folders.
Dates: 1939-1943

Rose Lehrberger Grossmann Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25428
Abstract The Rose Lehrberger Grossmann Collection holds papers and correspondence of Rose Grossmann and her husband Emil Grossmann. The collection contains immigration documentation, letters and official papers reflecting the attempt to get visas for Rose's parents as well as documents related to Rose and Emil Grossmann's restitution claims.
Dates: 1928-2004; Majority of material found within 1938-1942, 1960s

Schermbeck Community Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 5108
Abstract This collection consists primarily of photocopies, largely of materials pertaining to memorial and reconciliation events for the Jewish community of Schermbeck in the 1980s.
Dates: circa 1900-1988

Ullmann Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: LBIJER 85
Abstract The collection contains primarily correspondence (Series I) by members of the Ullmann family.
Dates: 1933-1996

Vera Meyer Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25075
Abstract This collection documents the lives of Vera Meyer's family members, especially her parents, Alfred and Eva Meyer, but also involving her grandparents and uncles. Prominent in the collection are the many family photographs and copies of family correspondence, including immigration and wartime letters. Other material consists of some biographical essays and a family tree.
Dates: 1890-2000; Majority of material found within 1916-1949

Willy Nordwind Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 10551
Abstract The collection documents Willy Nordwind’s efforts to bring as many German Jews as possible out of Germany before World War II. Included here is correspondence with those who had arrived or those whom Willy Nordwind was still trying to bring over.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1938-1939; 1921-1980s