Found in 126 Collections and/or Records:
Hermann Fuernberg Collection
Correspondence and other materials on the Gildemeester Hilfskommittee including data gathered from potential immigrants.
Hermann L. Berlak Collection
The collection consists of copies of official documents; publications; correspondence with Kartell-Convent fraternity brothers; and a report about Berlak’s internment as an enemy alien in the English camp of Onchan on the Isle of Man.
HIAS Board of Directors and Steering Committees
Minutes of the Board of Directors and of the annual meetings. Minutes of meetings of permanent and ad hoc committees of HIAS, including the Executive Committee, Committee on Work in Foreign Countries, U.S. Immigration Stations (later Committee on Overseas Work), Budget, Membership, House and Shelter, Citizenship, Law and Work in Palestine.
Hochherr Family Collection
This collection consists of the personal papers of the Hochherr family of southwestern Germany. Materials include vital records, photographs, a genealogical chart, a family history, official records of family members’ deportations and deaths in extermination camps, an account of life in Nazi-occupied Holland, and an account of an escape to Switzerland. With the exception of the photographs, the collection consists entirely of photocopies.
Ingrid Decker Collection
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.
Isidor A. Popper Collection
The collection contains mainly letters written to Isidor Popper before and during the German invasion of Czechoslovakia, asking for asylum in the United States. Also included are business records pertaining to Isidor Popper.
Jack and Miriam Gerber Family Collection
This collection contains materials about Jack Gerber and Miriam Gerber née Sondheimer. In particular, it includes materials about their emigration to and settlement in the colony of Sosúa in the Dominican Republic.
Jewish Veterans Association Collection
The Jewish Veterans Association Collection holds this association's organizational records, such as membership lists, a memorial book, financial and tax records, meeting minutes, some clippings and notes.
Jews in England Collection
The collection contains items documenting Jewish life, particularly Jewish refugee life, in England during the late 1930s and early 1940s.
[Jews in Nazi Germany]
The file contains various documents pertaining to the situation of the Jews in Nazi Germany, mostly regarding migration, and comprises eight folders.
Jews in Shanghai Collection
The Jews in Shanghai Collection contains an assortment of original and photocopied documentation of Jews in Shanghai during the 1930s and 1940s. In addition it includes an abundance of personal narratives, newspaper clippings and scholarly articles on this subject as well as on the origins of the Jewish Community in Shanghai.
Joseph Perkins Chamberlain Papers
This collection contains the papers of Joseph Perkins Chamberlain, a professor of law who worked with many refugee aid organizations during the 1930s and 1940s. The papers reflect the work of Chamberlain and the organizations in rescuing and assisting refugees from Europe during this time. Although the bulk of the documents consists of correspondence, the collection also includes minutes of meetings, reports, statistical information, clippings, booklets and transcripts of speeches.
Joseph Schmidt Collection
This collection contains personal, professional, and legal correspodence of the famous tenor Joseph Schmidt and some of his family members, as well as some personal papers including several identification cards. Two audio recordings are filed separately in the LBI A/V Collection.
Justine Wise Polier and Eleanor Roosevelt Correspondences
This collection contains correspondence between Judge Justine Wise Polier and Eleanor Roosevelt sent between 1938-1962, with additional correspondence sent between Judge Polier and other individuals through 1972. The bulk of the correspondence between the two women is of a personal nature. There is also correspondence relating to US political and social concerns including WWII immigration quotas, Jewish refugees from various countries, settlement houses, education for racial minorities, and the Civil Rights Movement.
Kirby Kantor Fuchs Family Collection
The Kirby Kantor Fuchs Collection consists of the papers of Fred and Lisa Kirby and their family members in the Kantor, Fuchs, Mahrer, and Schüssler families. Most of the collection consists of the official documents of the family members, along with restitution correspondence, and details the family members' early lives in Europe and their later emigrations to England and the United States. The collection includes many official documents, restitution correspondence, family photographs, educational and professional papers, some genealogical research, and other papers.
Koppel S. Pinson Collection
This collection consists primarily of letters Pinson received from Hans Kohn, Emil Lederer, Thomas Mann, and Robert Weltsch, and several others.
Kurt and Helen Kleinman Collection
The bulk of this collection documents the efforts of Kurt Kleinmann, an Austrian Jewish refugee in Switzerland to immigrate to the United States and the help he is offered by his distant cousin Helen Kleinman, a US citizen in New York City: because of Helen's official promise to marry Kurt, he could get out of Europe after struggling with the bureaucracy for more than seven months.
Kurt Grossmann Collection
Correspondence, both personal and concerning Deutsche Liga fuer Menschenrechte, Demokratische Fluechtlingsfuersorge, and other organizations. Manuscripts of books and articles by Grossmann on numerous topics. Transcripts of Nuremberg war-crimes trials and other postwar German trials of Nazi criminals.
Kurt Levin correspondence collection.
These are letters, written between October 1952 and January 1959 by Kurt Levin in New York City to his former client, Princess Luise von Preussen, first in Schloss Nordkirchen in North Rhine Westphalia until December of 1956 and then in Bückeburg in Lower Saxony, Germany. Most letters are typed, unless indicated otherwise. Attached are mostly undated clippings from the American press. – Also included are a detailed, English language synopsis of all letters by Sylvia Irwin, as is a "history of the Dannenbaum family" with the genealogy of Kurt Levin's ancestry.
Kurt Rosenfeld Collection
The collection deals with the lives of members of the Rosenfeld family, most prominently Kurt Rosenfeld. It includes newspaper clippings, official documents, notes, and biographical sources which provide information on the private lives of individual family members, their possessions before the war, and their professional and political careers.
Lee Sommer Collection
The Lee Sommer Collection primarily consists of photographic material of the Lee Sommer family. In addition it contains a small amount of family correspondence, memorial albums, and articles about Hermann Schuelein.
Leo Baeck Institute Exhibit Collection
This collection contains catalogs, announcements, invitations, reviews and clippings about exhibits at the Leo Baeck Institute, New York.
Leonie and Ernst Steiner Collection
The Leonie and Ernst Steiner collection contains photographs of three generations, official and legal documents and certificates of the time when the family members became American citizens. There is also some correspondence, for example from the young Eva Steiner in London to her father Ernst in the United States.
Leopold Levi Collection
Leopold Levi was a merchant in Stuttgart. Most of the material in this collection gives information on his activities for Jewish organizations and the Jewish Community in Wuerttemberg. Levi was a member of the Oberrat der Israelitischen Religionsgemeinschaft Wuerttembergs (from 1919 to 1940) and of the Israelitisches Gemeindevorsteheramt. He also was an Oberkirchenvorsteher in the Oberkirchenbehoerde and he was active in the Chewra Kadischa. Furthermore he assisted the Juedische Nothilfe. During the years 1941-1943 he succeeded to immigrate to the United States. He died in 1968 in New York.
Lithuanian Jewish Communities Collection
The Lithuanian Jewish Communities Collection is comprised of documents relating to Jewish cultural, religious, social, political, and economic life in approximately 150 towns in Lithuania. The bulk of the collection pertains to the period between 1919 and 1926, when elements of a system of Jewish national autonomy existed within the Lithuanian state, including a Ministry of Jewish Affairs and governmentally empowered Jewish community councils. Smaller parts of the collection relate to the periods before (1860-1918) and after (1927-1940) the autonomy.
Lucie Blau Family Collection
This collection contains personal and official papers of the Blau, Mahl, and Goldberg families of Vienna, Austria. The bulk of the records stems from the 1930s through the 1940s and relates to the immediate family of Lucie Blau (1932-2010) and to her aunt Etta Mahl née Stern and uncle Max Mahl. Materials include correspondence, vital records, immigration records, education and employment records, business records, arrangements for funerals and gravestones, and a few photographs and slides. Limited documentation of restitution efforts is also included.
Lucien Wolf and David Mowshowitch Papers
Lucien Wolf (1857-1930) was a diplomat, foreign affairs expert, journalist, and historian. As the secretary of the Joint Foreign Committee of the Board of Deputies of British Jews and the Anglo-Jewish Association (earlier the Conjoint Foreign Committee), Lucien Wolf took a leading role in the efforts of Western Jewry to aid persecuted Jews in Eastern Europe. He was also a delegate to the Paris Peace Conference (1919), where he helped to draft the minorities treaties guaranteeing the rights of Jews and other ethnic and religious minority groups. David Mowshowitch (1887-1957) was Lucien Wolf's secretary and aide at the Joint Foreign Committee for many years and continued to work for the Joint Foreign Committee until the 1950s. The collection consists of the papers of Lucien Wolf and David Mowshowitch, as well as fragmentary records of the Joint Foreign Committee. The material includes personal papers, correspondence, reports, memoranda, minutes of meetings, copies of articles, and press clippings. The documents pertain to the situation of persecuted Jews throughout the world, most notably the efforts of the Joint Foreign Committee of the Board of Deputies of British Jews and the Anglo-Jewish Association to aid the Jews of Eastern Europe, and to the Peace Conference at Paris in 1919 and the minorities treaties. There is also material on Lucien Wolf's and David Mowshowitch's other activities, most importantly Lucien Wolf's career as a journalist and as a historian of the Jewish community in Britain.
Malvine Fischer Collection
Letters and cards sent by Malvine, Leopold, and other members of the Fischer family in Vienna to daughter Mimi Fischer's family in New York City.
Max Kreutzberger Collection
This collection contains research material and information on the life of Max Kreutzberger, a former Director of the Leo Baeck Institute (LBI) in New York. A large portion of this collection consists of copies of documents from archives in Europe, Israel, and the United States. There is also information on the Leo Baeck Institute in general, LBI events, and LBI publications. In addition, the collection holds Max Kreutzberger's correspondence, writings, and some personal papers.
Max Markreich Collection
The Max Markreich collection documents the life of Max Markreich and his family, especially their emigration from Bremen, Germany. The collection also centers on the history of the Jewish communities of Bremen and East Frisia (Ostfriesland). Included among the papers are manuscripts, correspondence, vital and government documents, clippings, and notes.