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Jewish refugees

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 122 Collections and/or Records:

Ernst L. Rosenthal Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 10620
Abstract This collection contains correspondence and other documents relating to Ernst L. Rosenthal (1922- ) and his parents Bernhard Rosenthal (1882-1947), a leather merchant, and Margarethe née Jacobson (1896-1976). Most of the material is from the time period around World War Two, and includes correspondence among Ernst, living in England, his parents in New York, and their friends and family all over the world.
Dates: undated, 1870-1982; Majority of material found within 1939-1956

Ernst Traugott Rosenzweig Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25719
Abstract The Ernst Traugott Rosenzweig Collection contains personal papers, correspondence, a small amount of photographs, and a Hebrew Purim megillah scroll.
Dates: 1933-1977, 2000-2011; Majority of material found within 1938-1958

Essays and fragments

 Collection
Identifier: AR 740
Abstract Various biographical essays and fragments by the author, translator and teacher Paul Amann.
Dates: 1900-1950

Ferdinand and Emmy Lichter Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25455
Abstract The Ferdinand and Emmy Lichter Family collection holds documents and personal as well as official correspondence of family members, friends, acquaintances, and public and private institutions. Prominent topics include refuge and refugee relief for the Lichters and the communication between family members describing their health, environment etc. in various refugee camps. The collection comprises vital documents, official certificates, emigration papers, correspondence, postcards, and some notes.
Dates: 1939-1951; Majority of material found within 1940-1944

Fort Ontario Emergency Refugee Shelter Collection

 Collection
Identifier: P-317
Abstract The collection consists of Jack Cohen and Mosco Tzechoval’s papers relating to their involvement at the Fort Ontario Emergency Refugee Shelter in Oswego, New York, 1944-1946. Materials include correspondence, sermons, minutes, reports, notes, clippings, and photographs.
Dates: 1944-1947, 1960, 1975

France (concentration camp) Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 3987 / MF 836
Abstract The bulk of the collection is an assembly of various reports, amounting to a document of 907 pages in ten sections: the reports originate mainly from the "Comité de Coordination pour l'Assistance dans les Camps" (CCAC; also known as "Comité de Nîmes") and other organizations, such as the “American Friends Service Committee” (AFSC) and YMCA pertaining to foreign – particularly Jewish – refugees in unoccupied France during WW II.
Dates: 1938-1998

Franz Landsberger Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 2318
Abstract This collection contains several letters Landsberger received from various notables, as well as transcribed correspondence and other materials on Ludwig Meidner and Anita Rée.
Dates: 1903-1970

Fritz Meyer Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25573
Abstract The Fritz Meyer Collection contains papers of heart specialist Fritz Meyer. Included are his letters to the poet Margarete Kollisch and two medical articles.
Dates: 1946-1953

Gabrielle Greenberg Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25528
Abstract The focus of this collection lies on the correspondence between Lily Lösser and her daughters Yutta (Judy) and Gaby (Gabrielle) during their time of separation 1943-1946. The rest of the collection is made up of personal albums, official correspondence, documents and other material.
Dates: 1908-2012; Majority of material found within 1943-1946

Gerda Lerner Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25149 / MF 1008
Abstract The collection contains materials related to several members of the Kronstein/Neumann/Mueller families; both original documents as well as additional biographical information and excerpts from Gerda Lerner's book "A Death of One's Own". The bulk consists of correspondence, mainly written from Ilona Kronstein's exile in Nice to her daughter Gerda in the United States. In one letter, Ilona Kronstein describes a brief stay in the Gurs camp. Most of the correspondence has been summarized by John and Eva Englander, the summaries are included in the folders.
Dates: 1939-1978

Gertrude Hammerschlag Berg Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25862
Abstract Correspondence and some official documents pertaining to Gertrude Hammerschlag, her parents and others, from her forced emigration from Vienna in 1939 until after World War II.
Dates: 1939-1949

Gertrude van Tijn Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 2477
Abstract This collection primarily documents the professional life of the social worker Gertrude van Tijn, who worked with Jewish refugees in Amsterdam during the 1930s-1940s. Much of the material focuses on the experiences of Dutch Jewry along with the German-Jewish refugees who had fled to Holland. About half the collection relates to the manual training farm Werkdorp Nieuwesluis. Some reports on the postwar refugee situation in Shanghai and Australia and biographical material are also present. The collection includes reports, correspondence, official documents, newspaper clippings and articles and a few photographs.
Dates: 1934-1970; Majority of material found within 1934-1947

Gettinger Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25677
Abstract This collection comprises letters, official documents, and photographs that pertain to the lives of members of the Gettinger family, specifically the brothers Isadore (Isidor) and Israel, as they attempted to emigrate from Austria amid the rise of the German Reich and the implications thereafter.
Dates: 1911-2012; Majority of material found within 1939-1946

Guide to the Records of the Displaced Person Camps and Centers in Austria

 Collection
Identifier: RG 294.4
Abstract These records detail the history of the displaced person camps in the American zone in Austria. They include the records of the individual camps as well as political and cultural groups that operated within the camps. The collection primarily consists of administrative records such as reports, correspondence, and lists as well as cultural materials from political, vocational, and cultural groups, as well as personal papers. There are also records of the U.S. Army, UNRRA, and IRO’s actions in the camps.
Dates: 1938-1960; Majority of material found within 1945-1950

Guide to the Records of the Displaced Person Camps and Centers in Germany

 Collection
Identifier: RG 294.2
Abstract These records detail the history of the displaced person camps in Germany, primarily in the American zone. They include the records of the individual camps as well as political and cultural groups that operated within the camps. The collection primarily consists of administrative records such as reports, correspondence, and lists as well as cultural materials from political, theatrical, and literary groups. There are also a large number of records of court proceedings, centering on accounting for actions taken during the Holocaust as well as the formation of new families in the DP camps.
Dates: 1945-1952

Guide to the Records of the Displaced Person Camps and Centers in Italy

 Collection
Identifier: RG 294.3
Abstract These records detail the history of the Displaced Person camps in Italy. They include the records of the individual camps as well as political and cultural groups that operated within the camps. The collection primarily consists of administrative records such as reports, correspondence, and lists as well as cultural materials from political, theatrical, and literary groups. There are also a large number of records of court proceedings, centering on accounting for actions taken during the Holocaust as well as the formation of new families in the DP camps.
Dates: 1945-1955

Gumprecht Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25735
Abstract This collection comprises materials used by the Gumprecht family to escape Germany after 1933. Included are family letters and information about the ship that took them to America.
Dates: 1881-2017; Majority of material found within 1941

Gustav Freud Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25288 / MF 857
Abstract Letters, documents and ephemera pertaining to the life of Gustav Freud (1914-2006)
Dates: 1926-2007

Hacker-Glanz Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25229
Abstract This collection contains personal papers of the Glanz and Hacker family members. Included are materials related to the education, emigration, marriage, and career of photographer Jakob Glanz, his brother Heinrich Glancz, and his son-in-law Emil Hacker. A written interview with Gertrude Hacker née Glanz is also included.
Dates: 1917-2000

Hanns Fischer Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25663
Abstract The Hanns Fischer family collection includes correspondence of Hanns and Ellen Fischer in Bolivia with their daughters Marianne and Konstanze in Berkhamsted, England, where they had gone by Kindertransport. Also included are the memoirs of Ellen and Konstanze as well as of Hanns’s brother Rudolph; poems, genealogy tables and some photography. A few letters exchanged between Hanns Fischer and Thomas Mann and Karl Jaspers can be found among other professional and personal correspondence.
Dates: 1916-2002; Majority of material found within 1939-1945

Hans and Edith Baron Correspondence Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25685
Abstract This collection comprises photographs and letters pertaining to the family life and studies of the historian Hans Baron and his wife Edith, as they immigrated from Nazi Germany and adjusted to the United States.
Dates: 1938-1971; Majority of material found in 1938-1942, 1949

Hans and Käthe Stroh Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 10330
Abstract This collection contains documents and correspondence pertaining to Hans and Käthe Stroh's emigration to Shanghai and the United States, and materials for their restitution claims. There are also numerous family photos spanning the period roughly from 1900 to 1970.
Dates: 1899-1984

Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society (HIAS) Records

 Collection
Identifier: I-363
Abstract The records of the Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society, now known as HIAS, comprise much of the history of HIAS through the second half of the 20th century, primarily through the files created by leadership based in the New York headquarters. Since the 1880s HIAS has worked with immigrants and refugees to help them emigrate legally from their home countries to safe resettlement in the United States and elsewhere, and they continue this work today. The records focus on files of the Executive Directors, including James P. Rice, Gaynor I. Jacobson and Karl D. Zukerman, and other material created by executive staff and by the Board of Directors. Also of importance is the work of the HIAS United States Operations Department in the New York office, handling the everyday details of immigration documentation, migration issues and resettlement activities in connection with communities throughout the United States, and in coordination with HIAS staff in overseas offices and the other departments in New York and Washington, D.C. In addition, more than 1100 files of legacy photographs have been digitized as part of this project and made accessible online.
Dates: undated, 1909-2003; Majority of material found within 1954-2000

Heinrich Stahl Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 7171
Abstract This collection documents the work of Heinrich Stahl, chairman of the Jewish community in Berlin from 1933-1942. The collection contains eleven photo albums, most of which feature photographs detailing Jewish institutions such as children's homes and old-age homes, as well as an office of the Jüdische Winterhilfe. In addition, the collection contains correspondence, including from Stahl's time as chairman, clippings, and a few reports.
Dates: 1926-1970; Majority of material found within 1932-1939

Herbert and Kaethe Hirsch Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25699
Abstract This collection contains the family papers of Robin Hirsch, owner of the Cornelia Street Café in Greenwich Village, and child of German Jewish refugees, Herbert and Kaethe Hirsch. The collection is mostly made up of correspondence and photographs, dating from the 1910s-1980s, documenting Herbert's life in Berlin (especially his involvement in the Jewish rowing club "Ivria"), time as a World War I artilleryman, and refugee in London during World War II. Post-World War II materials in the collection mostly consist of Kaethe's restitution documents, correspondence between Robin and his parents, and material pertaining to Robin's academic and artistic pursuits.
Dates: 1912-1984

Herbert Guenzburger Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 5947
Abstract The collection contains a substantial amount of documents and correspondence pertaining to the emigration of members the Günzburger family of Lörrach, Baden, first to Switzerland in 1939 and then to the United States in 1941.
Dates: 1877-1965

Herbert Heineman Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 6409
Abstract The collection contains correspondence and other documents, pertaining to Herbert Heineman(n), his brother Eric(h) and their parents, Lisette and Max Heinemann. The bulk of the collection pertains to Lisette and Max Heinemann’s correspondence with their sons and their imprisonment in the Theresienstadt concentration camp.
Dates: 1891-1986; Majority of material found within 1939-1945

Herbert Strauss Addenda

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25728 / MF 1821
Abstract The Herbert Strauss Addenda contains subject files and writings from Strauss’ position as the executive director of the American Federation of Jews from Central Europe. These include correspondence, reports, newspaper clippings, newsletters and pamphlets, and writings, including manuscripts and dissertations in the field of German-Jewish history and related topics.
Dates: 1933-2000

Herbert Strauss Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25252
Abstract The Herbert Strauss Collection documents the life and professional activities of Herbert Strauss, writer, historian, and teacher. The collection includes correspondence, court procedures, documents, lists, manuscripts and lectures, notes, photographs, printed materials, and a small amount of teaching materials. Materials constituting the collection reflect various aspects of Herbert Strauss’ personal life, teaching, research and writings in the fields of German-Jewish history and relations, Anti-Semitism, and assimilation. The collection includes both, personal and professional materials related to Herbert Strauss, with personal being by far the smaller.
Dates: 1910s-2007; Majority of material found within 1939-1993

Hermann Fuernberg Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 7194 / MF 463
Abstract Correspondence and other materials on the Gildemeester Hilfskommittee including data gathered from potential immigrants.
Dates: 1932-1950s