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Offenbach am Main (Germany)

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

Charles and Elly Weill Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 6491
Abstract

This collection contains materials pertaining to the emigration of Carl and Emmy Weil from Germany and their restitution case, as well as some family correspondence and documents.

Dates: 1936-1962

Colonel Seymour J. Pomrenze Papers

 Collection
Identifier: P-933
Abstract

The papers of Colonel Seymour Jacob Pomrenze (1916-2011) contain materials relating to his role as the first director of the Offenbach Archival Depot (OAD) in early 1946, as well as documentation of his career as a records management and archives consultant for the American Jewish cultural sector. It also includes a small amount of biographical material.

Dates: undated, 1809-2009; Majority of material found within 1979 - 1999

Else Herz Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25523
Abstract

This correspondence consists of letters sent to Else Herz in New York from her parents, relatives, and friends in Germany between 1937 and 1941.

Dates: 1937-1941

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

Milli Frank Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: AR 6686
Abstract

This collection contains letters and postcards sent to Milli Frank in Brooklyn, New York, between 1937 and 1944, by her parents, aunts, and uncles in Germany, and later, France. None of them appear to have survived the Holocaust. The collection also includes a small number of letters from cousins and others.

Dates: 1937-1945

Norbert Stern Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 11975
Abstract

Various documents pertaining to Jewish families in Hesse, Germany.

Dates: 1846-1950

Offenbach Jewish Community Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 144
Abstract

This collection contains Siegfried Guggenheim's handwritten manuscript on the Offenbacher Haggadah, statutes of the burial society (ḥevra kaddisha) and some other original documents, and various other materials pertaining to the Offenbach community.

Dates: 1867-1993

Porges von Portheim Collection

 Collection
Identifier: LBIJER 277
Abstract

Handwritten memoir (photocopy) by Moses Porges and his description of Jakob Frank's "court”, as well as typed transcripts and related correspondence.

Dates: 1959 - 1970

Ruth Warschawzik Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 11786
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1910-1971

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