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Jewish families

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 247 Collections and/or Records:

Ernst Pincus Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25873
Abstract

The Ernst Pincus Collection contains papers and correspondence of the lawyer Ernst Pincus and his wife Käte (née Zorek). The collection also includes some papers and correspondence of their parents, family members, and friends, along with family photographs and genealogical information.

Dates: 1882-2015; Majority of material found within 1900-1945

Erwin Taenzer Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25675
Abstract

The correspondence, newspaper clippings, and official documents contained in this collection chronicle the impact of World War II on the life of Erwin Taenzer, an electrician and the son of a rabbi, and his extended family.

Dates: 1923-2007; Majority of material found in 1930s

Ester Rosenstark Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25238
Abstract

The Ester Rosenstark Family Collection contains mostly photographs, which document Ester's early life in Zurich, the family's emigration to Palestine and their life there. Most photos are in a small format and in black and white. Also included are official and some personal documents, as well as a short overview of Ester Rosenstark's family members and their relations.

Dates: 1880s-2005; Majority of material found within 1930-1942

Esther Milich Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25741
Abstract

The Esther Milich Family Collection holds documents about the immigration of Esther Milich and her brother Nathan Berkowicz in 1939 and about other members of the Berkowicz and Milich families, including the fate of Berkowicz family members left behind in Europe. The collection also contains documentation on the restitution claims filed by Esther and her brother. This collection includes official, legal, and personal family correspondence; official and legal documents; personal family papers; and a few photographs and newspaper clippings.

Dates: 1919-2017; Majority of material found within 1930s-1960s

Ettinger Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25547
Abstract

This collection contains the papers of the Ettinger family originally of Fulda, Germany, and related families. Materials include personal papers, official and legal papers, photographs, and some personal correspondence and ephemera. The collection reflects the experience of some family members in internment and forced labor camps in France, their later immigration to the United States, and their restitution claims. The photographs are either formal portraits or depict leisure activities from the late 19th century through the 1930s.

Dates: 1891-2006

Ettinghausen-Oppenheimer Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 6346
Abstract

The Ettinghausen-Oppenheimer Family Collection holds the papers of members of the Oppenheimer, Ettinghausen and related families. Much of the collection consists of a comprehensive assortment of birth and death certificates, last wills, military documents, school reports, marriage contracts, estate inventories for various family patriarchs, and other financial papers. Notable are two letters of protection (Schutzbriefe) for two family members.

Dates: 1797-1936;1962-1995; Majority of material found within 1840-1872

Eugen Kullmann Estate Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25693
Abstract

The Eugen Kullmann Estate Collection contains documentation of the professional life and personal connections of the philosophy and religion professor and scholar Eugen Kullman. Much of the collection is made up of his correspondence from others, but there are also many notes related to his teaching and research along with professional and official documents. Notes and papers of the philosopher Karl Joël also form a significant portion of this collection. The collection includes notes such as research and lecture notes as well as notebooks; extensive correspondence from others, including family, friends, and colleagues to Eugen Kullmann; and official, professional, and personal documents.

Dates: 1874-2002; Majority of material found within 1934-1994

Eva Abraham-Podietz Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25165
Abstract

The Eva Abraham-Podietz Family Collection holds the assorted papers of members of the Jacobus, Rosenbaum, Rosenberg and related families. Included in the collection are official documents, personal papers, family trees, photographs, and articles.

Dates: 1767-2004

Eva Dukes Collection Addenda

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25915
Abstract

This collection holds the personal documents and written works of Eva Dukes, an Austrian Jew who escaped Nazi persecution and immigrated to the United States. In her later years, Eva wrote extensively about her early life in Austria, her family, and her experiences facing the rise of Naziism in Europe. Along with her writings, this collection includes photographs, official documents, correspondence, restitution papers, and other materials pertaining to the life of Eva Dukes.

Dates: 1924-2011; Majority of material found within 1951-2003

Eva Krafft Kahn Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25749
Abstract

This collection pertains to the life of Eva Kahn (née Krafft) and members of her extended family. It encompasses documents of her life as a child and teenager in Eger (today Cheb, Czech Republic) and later in Chicago, Illinois. Included in her personal papers are school materials and a friendship book. The collection furthermore documents the lives of family members of Eva Kahn and her husband Stephen Martin Kahn with correspondence, photographs, a baby journal and an autograph album. Two letters written by Eva Kahn's cousin Martin Wels who was killed in the Holocaust are part of the collection.

Dates: circa 1911-circa 1940; Majority of material found within 1932-1940

Falk Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: LBIJER 863
Abstract

This collection contains materials pertaining to anniversaries of the Falk family.

Dates: undated, 1885-1938

Florence Marx Ross Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 10606
Abstract

This collection centers on the experiences of Florence Marx Ross during a trip to Belgium, France and Germany from July 1913-November 1914, documented in her frequent correspondence to her family, daily diary entries, and newspaper clippings. In addition, the collection holds a number of postcards, some photographs and publications related to the beginning of World War I in Belgium.

Dates: 1913-1927; Majority of material found within 1913-1914

Forst and Levy Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25548
Abstract

The Forst and Levy Family Collection holds the papers of members of the Forst and Levy families, ancestors of Susan Schomer. A large portion of the collection is made up of the World War I correspondence of the Forst family. In addition the collection includes later correspondence of Joseph Levy, paper money, genealogical notes, affidavits of support, restitution correspondence and other materials.

Dates: 1824-1964; Majority of material found within 1914-1917

Fraenkel – Neugarten Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: LBIJER 189
Abstract

The collection contains materials pertaining to Fraenkel – Neugarten Family.

Dates: 1877-1983

Frances and Gustave Kauders Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25705
Abstract

The Frances and Gustave Kauders Family Collection holds the papers of this couple, as well as of members of the Kauders family, and correspondence from the Schostal family. Topics found in the collection include the immigration of Frances and Gustave Kauders, some details of their early lives as expressed in family correspondence, and the failed emigration and subsequent deportation of members of the Schostal family. The collection includes family correspondence, official and educational documents, and correspondence with official agencies regarding immigration and restitution with related documentation.

Dates: 1829-2001; Majority of material found within 1925-1942

Fritz Frank Collection

 Collection
Identifier: LBIJER 896
Abstract

The collection contains various documents pertaining to Fritz Frank, most of them manuscripts written by him, and comprises 16 folders.

Dates: undated, 1923-1977

Fritz Mauthner Addenda Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25600
Abstract

The Fritz Mauthner Addenda Collection largely consists of correspondence to and from Fritz Mauthner and its translation. Also included are family and personal papers, transcriptions of a diary, notebooks and articles.

Dates: 1871-1928, 1968-2002

Fürth-Katzenstein Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: LBIJER 812
Abstract

The collection contains various materials pertaining to the Fürth-Katzenstein family.

Dates: 1908-1937, 1993-2011

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

George Garrington Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25819
Abstract

Correspondence, personal documents, and photographs in this collection show the life of George Garrington (Grünbaum) from his youth in Berlin, through the war years spent in England, to his later life in the United States. These materials document his relationships with family and friends, as well as his education, immigration, military service, career in engineering, and organizations with which he was involved.

Dates: undated, 1927-2018

George Manasse Family Material

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25861
Abstract

This collection contains family papers of the businessman George Manasse, as well as papers of his wife, Anne-Marie Manasse (née Simon) and extended family members. Most prominent in this collection is the immigration correspondence of the couple. The collection also includes personal papers, photographs, sermons, a diary, inflation currency and ration coupons, and other material.

Dates: 1710; 1803-1813; 1916-2013

George Popper Family Collection.

 Collection
Identifier: AR 4898 / MF 693
Abstract

Vital records, educational certificates, professional documents, and other archival materials pertaining to several families who were related by marriage to George Popper. All materials originated from Austria, Bohemia, and Moravia.

Dates: 1832-1944, 1980

George Vladar Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25266 / MF 930
Abstract

The bulk of this collection consists of genealogical research materials about George Vladar's maternal side, the Jewish families Biheller from Cieszyn (Teschen), Poland and Perl/ Tugenthat from Bielsko-Biala (Poland), and on his paternal side, the non-Jewish Hungarian family Vladar and the non- Jewish Austrian Family Bittermann (various spellings) and Muehler (various spellings). The collection consists of numerous family trees, birth and death certificates, school reports, and a correspondence of Vladar's Grandparents Joseph Biheller and Marie, née Perl.

Dates: 1837-2004; Majority of material found within 1988-2004

Germany (Vilna Archives) Collection

 Collection
Identifier: RG 31
Abstract

The Germany (Vilna Archives) collection contains materials of diverse provenances pertaining to Jewish life in Germany and, to a much lesser extent, other German-speaking areas of central Europe (Austria, Bohemia, Moravia), from the 16th century until the beginning of the Second World War. It includes correspondence, financial records, official documents, business records, writings, minutes, reports, book catalogs, printed ephemera, occasional clippings, and a handful of photographs. A little more than 60% of the collection comprises personal and family papers, or individual items of correspondence (approximately 140 different name headings); and a little over 20%, portions of the records of the Jewish communities of Darmstadt, Frankfurt am Main, Filehne (Wieleń), Raschkow (Raszków), and Rybnik. The remainder of the collection consists of various printed ephemera and scattered records related to Jewish communities, organizations, or firms, including publishers and booksellers. Also included are some 15 individual older items dating from the mid 16th to the early decades of the 19th century, including Schutzbriefe (residence permits), petitions, and attestations, as well as a mohel book (registry of circumcisions). Especially noteworthy among the personal papers are those of art dealer Josef Sandel, comparative law scholar Ernst Rabel, the Henschel brothers (artists), writer and social activist Lina Morgenstern, engineer Erich Kempinski, and writer and editor Julius Rodenberg. The several rabbis represented include Josef Jona Horovitz, of Hunsdorf (Huncovce) and Frankfurt am Main; Salomon Breuer and Isidor Friedmann, both of Frankfurt am Main; and Wolf Landau, of Dresden.

Dates: 1567-1945; Majority of material found within 1732-1938

Gertrude Berliner Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 1227
Abstract

This mostly unorganized collection holds manuscripts, drawings and correspondence, as well as some vital records, photographs and published materials pertaining to the author Gertrude Berliner and her family in Vienna, Austria, and in Hanover, Germany. Most of her writings deal with family and emigration, personal recollections and reminiscences of childhood and adulthood.

Dates: 1881-1990

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 Knopf Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 11692
Abstract

The bulk of the collections consists of correspondence to Gertrude (Trude) Münzer (later Knopf) in Palestine from her parents, Moses and Lisa (Feige Liebe née Bien) Münzer and her siblings Nelly (married Herze, * 1917); Benno (* 1920); Elfriede (* 1925); and Siegfried (* 1927); all of them (except for Benno) perished in the Holocaust.

Dates: 1938 - 2003

Gisela Bloch Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 11010
Abstract

Documents pertaining to Gisela Bloch and her ancestors, consisting of an 18th century travel journal, two friendship books, diaries, and some official records.

Dates: 1761-1939

Goldschmidt Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25452
Abstract

This collection contains papers of several members of the Goldschmidt family of Bremen and Kirchweyhe, including Simon Samuel Goldschmidt, his son Sally, grandson Richard and great-grandson Heinz. Papers include both business, legal and real estate records as well as more personal items, such as marriage certificates, documents on wills and inheritances, a few photographs and some letters. Identification papers and various certificates, such as those relating to education, health, military service and professional activities will also be found here.

Dates: 1835-1938; Majority of material found within 1850-1906

Gomori and Katz Families Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25984
Abstract

This collection documents the parental families of Peter Gomori – primarily pertaining to his mother, Charlotte née Nadas Gomori – and of Jannette Katz- Gomori – pertaining to her parents, Anne née Wolff Katz and Rudolf Katz; documents are from before, during, and after World War II and the Holocaust. The collection consists mostly of family photographs and includes one family album; two death certificates; travel documents; handwritten and typewritten correspondences; a handwritten will; inventories of wedding presents and furniture purchases; and a prayer book.

Dates: 1840s-1990; Majority of material found within 1940s-1960s