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Jewish families

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 241 Collections and/or Records:

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

Gruen-Gruenebaum Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25588
Abstract

The Gruen-Gruenebaum Family Collection documents the experiences of family members during the 1930s and 1940s as well as provides some information on the community of Altenkirchen, Germany. The bulk of the collection consists of personal correspondence sent to Walter Gruen (previously Grünebaum). Other material consists of drafts of essays on genealogy and official documents of family members.

Dates: 1814-1979; Majority of material found within 1938-1941

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

Gunther Steinberg Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25543
Abstract

The Gunther Steinberg Collection contains Steinberg's research and related documentation. Four folders hold family trees, including one folder of Steinberg family trees. The remainder of the collection consists of photocopies and some translations of memoirs, a mohel book, a diary, and family letters. Most prominent among the many families mentioned in this collection are the following: Adler, Dux, Ellrodt, Falk, Hallo, Regensburger, Rowe, Rubensohn, and Steinberg.

Dates: 1851-2010; Majority of material found within 1994-2010

Hal Stern Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25857
Abstract

The Hal Stern family collection contains documents providing information about the related Schwartz (Schwartzbart) and Tahl families as well as the Stern-Palm family, specifically about their lives in southern Germany and their emigration to the United States from 1845 to the 1870s. The collection furthermore consists of a family tree, naturalization certificates, family correspondence, certificates of employment, travel documents, military identification documents, financial documents and photographs of the families' apartments in the United States.

Dates: 1835-1984; 2019; Majority of material found within 1840-1880

Hanna de Mieses Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 4644
Abstract

The collection holds papers of the Mieses and related families, including family correspondence, business documents and photographs. Included are letters of the chess master Jacques Mieses (1865-1954); the private and business correspondence of Adolph Koritzer, a fur trader in Leipzig, and his fiancée, Nanny Herzberg, 1856-1859; engagement letters of Marcus Pflaum and Emilie Hoeter-Hirsch, 1833; and correspondence and manuscripts of the literary historian Friedrich Gundolf (1880-1931).

Dates: 1833-1981

Hannah Bachrach Collection

 Collection
Identifier: LBIJER 679
Scope and Contents

The file contains various materials pertaining to the Würzburger family of Heilbronn, collected by Hannah Bachrach (née Würzburger), and comprises two folders.

Dates: 1892-1984

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 Eleonore Jonas Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25645
Abstract

The Hans and Eleonore Jonas Collection provides documentation of the personal lives of Hans and Eleonore Jonas, better known as Lore Jonas, along with papers relating to the professional work and achievements of the philosopher and scholar Hans Jonas. In addition, the collection contains papers of members of the Jonas and Weiner families. The collection includes correspondence; photographs; articles and unpublished writings, including personal reminiscences and poetry; official documents; notes; sketches; speeches; and family trees.

Dates: 1916-2016; Majority of material found within 1930-1990

Hans and Gerda Lindner Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25713
Abstract

The Hans and Gerda Lindner family collection contains photographs, correspondence, finance and legal documents, a large stamp collection, plus a small amount of family papers. Prominent topics include daily activities, family vacations, and the Lindner family's as well as business's finances.

Dates: 1921-1990, 2000-2006; Majority of material found within 1921-1988

Hans and Grete Hochhauser family collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 12070
Abstract

The bulk of the collections consists of correspondence and official documents about disappropriation of the family business, ”Otto Hochhauser Feinleder Manufaktur" in Vienna, Austria in 1938 (photocopies and some originals.) Also included are records pertaining to education and emigration, as are photographs, as well as compositions and lyrics by Grete Hochhauser, née Barkan.

Dates: 1897-1948, 2005

Hans Heller Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25858
Abstract

The Hans Heller Collection contains papers of the businessman and author John (Hans) Heller, originally from Vienna. The collection focuses on his creative writing, such as novels, poems, plays, essays, and his memoirs, as well as on files related to the Heller Candy companies in Austria, England, and in the United States, including the original company’s finances and property in Austria. The collection also includes personal documents, personal correspondence, some papers of his wife, artist Helen Heller, family photographs, and other materials.

Dates: 1907-2010; Majority of material found within 1930-2007

Harriet Hermine Spielberg Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25880
Abstract

The Harriet Hermine Spielberg Collection documents the early life of Harriet Spielberg (née Schottländer, widowed Schwarz). Most of the collection includes official documents; certificates; testimonials; passports and other personal items like photographs; and two notebooks with handwritten recipes and comments. It also contains correspondence and reports provided by her son, Eric (Erik) Schwarz.

Dates: 1900-2005; Majority of material found within 1900 - 1968

Hedwig and Berthold Edelmuth Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25387
Abstract

The bulk of this collection consists of approx. 50 letters from Hedwig and Berthold Edelmuth in Reiskirchen, Hesse (Germany) to their daughters, Gertrude and Sylvia, in New York, describing daily life in a small German town during constant rising of hardship and persecution, 1937 to 1941. Also included are correspondence by others and Gertrude Edelmuth’s friendship book.

Dates: 1902-1944; Majority of material found within 1937-1941

Heidecker and Schmitt Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25651
Abstract

The Heidecker and Schmitt Family Collection largely documents the emigration experiences of members of the Heidecker, Schmitt, and related families, especially of Ludolf and Ruth (née Schmitt) Heidecker. The failure of some family members in leaving Germany is portrayed in these papers as well. Other subjects include the families' histories, restitution for their losses in the Holocaust, and the postwar interests of Ludolf and Ruth Heidecker, among other subjects. The collection includes extensive correspondence and photographs, material relating to Ludolf Heidecker's role in soccer associations, cookbooks and recipes, family trees, newspaper clippings, official documents, and other personal papers.

Dates: 1894-2012; Majority of material found within 1935-1960

Heilberg Breslauer Addenda

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25727
Abstract

This collection contains materials on various members of the related Breslauer, Schäffer, and Heilberg families found in the records of Marianne Breslauer, her daughter Helen J. Breslauer, and her maternal aunt Frieda Heilberg. The lives of these family members and their relationships with each other are documented through correspondence, photographs, vital documents, professional and educational records, diaries, and family trees.

Dates: undated, 1906-2018

Heinrich and Hulda Schwab Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25694
Abstract

The Heinrich and Hulda Schwab family collection contains a small number of family papers pertaining to them and their daughter Ilse. The majority of the collection consists of photographs including family portraits and photographs from trips around central Europe in the 1920s.

Dates: 1927-1971; Majority of material found within 1927-1938

Hellmann-Kirchberger Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25655
Abstract

The collection holds diaries, memoirs, reports, letters and papers pertaining to five generations of the Hellmann-Kirchberger family. A prominent topic is the life of the family in the Lahn area in Rhineland in the 18th and 19th century. Additional topics are the emigration from Nazi Germany and immigration to the United States. Letters and diaries that are included in the collection draw an intense picture of the distinct impacts of historical and social events from the 18th until the beginning of the 21st century.

Dates: 1710-2014; Majority of material found in 1863-1915, 1937-1950

Henry and Hilda Gottfried collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25742
Abstract

This collection mainly consists of documents pertaining to Hilda and Henry Gottfried from Vienna, Austria. There are, for example, several photographs as well as official documents and letters.

Dates: 1882-2005; Majority of material found within 1938-1954

Henry B. Sachs Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25574
Abstract

This collection consists of the papers of physician Henry B. Sachs and his family, including members of the related Sachs, Berlowitz and Marcus families. Included is information on the family's immigration, Henry Sachs's professional life, and other topics. The collection contains photographs and a photo album, a diary, correspondence, family trees, military papers, and various other family papers.

Dates: 1917-1960; 2012-2013

Henschel Family collection

 Collection
Identifier: LBIJER 167
Abstract

Notebooks and other manuscripts, as well as some correspondence and one photograph pertaining to the Rosenfeld and Henschel families.

Dates: 1902-1942

Herta and Carl Mayer Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25616
Abstract

The Herta and Carl Mayer Collection holds the assorted papers of Herta Mayer (Fuchs/ Fox) and her husband Carl (Karl) Mayer. Included in the collection are scattered documents of the Fuchs family members, Moric, Alice and Richard Fuchs. The collection primarily consists of Herta Mayer’s official documents and correspondence regarding immigration and restitution attempts after 1945. Photographs and family correspondence can be found as well.

Dates: 1912-2000; Majority of material found within 1945-2000

Herta and Egon Wells Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25683
Abstract

The Herta and Egon Wells Family Collection centers on the emigration of Herta (née Guttmann) and Egon Wells from Vienna to New York by way of Trinidad, with further documentation on their lives prior to and following emigration. Documents relating to the emigration experiences and attempts of other family members are also present. About half the collection consists of personal correspondence, but it additionally includes official documents, immigration and citizenship documentation, educational and professional documents, memorabilia, legal correspondence, a few family photographs, and newspaper clippings.

Dates: 1879-2014; Majority of material found within 1920-1943

Herta Leab and Leo Leab Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 7205
Abstract

This collection details the lives and immigration experiences of Herta and Leo Leab. Given Herta Leab's experience as an executive in the Scherk cosmetics company and as the owner of her own company, Hedda Maar Cosmetics, it includes significant material on the cosmetics industry in Germany and the United States. Losses suffered by the Marcus, Liebeskind, and Scherk families in Nazi Germany and the Leabs' efforts to receive restitution are also well documented, along with some material on the town of Gilgenburg (now Dabrowno, Poland) and World War I. The collection is comprised of extensive personal and business correspondence, family and official papers, notebooks, clippings, and a few photographs.

Dates: 1858-2010; Majority of material found within 1938-1975

Hilde Wenzel Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 1418
Abstract

The Hilde Wenzel Collection relates to both this author's personal and professional lives. It includes many samples of her published short stories as well as one unpublished work, parental letters to her, and notes and notebooks, among them several dream journals.

Dates: 1906-1972; Majority of material found within 1918-1928, 1950-1960

Hirsch-Wormser Family/Messingwerk AG collection

 Collection
Identifier: LBIJER 500
Abstract

The collection contains correspondence, reminiscences, and published materials pertaining to the “Messingwerke“ metal company and its successor firms in Halberstadt, Germany. The file also includes personal documents pertaining to Joseph Hirsch (1809-1871); Jenny Wormser née Hirsch (1848-1916) and others.

Dates: 1812-1988

Hirschberg-Goldmann Family Addenda

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25700
Abstract

The Hirschberg-Goldmann Family Addenda holds documentation on the lives and emigration of Harry and Leonor Harter, originally of Breslau. It additionally contains research, conducted by their son, into the history and genealogy of the Hirschberg and Goldmann families and their relations, as well as into the fate of his maternal grandparents, Siegfried and Käthe Goldmann. The collection includes material about the Breslau Jewish community, especially about its Storch synagogue and the Cosel cemetery (Legnica Street cemetery). The collection contains many copies of historical documents, extensive correspondence, photographs and a photo album, copies of articles related to the research of the collection, and some family trees.

Dates: 1814-2011; Majority of material found within 1935-1996

Hirschbruch Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25720
Abstract

This collection mainly consists of documents pertaining to the genealogy research of Josef Hadar, as well as personal documents of his parents Elsa Graetz and Ludwig Hirschbruch.

Dates: 1862-1996

Hirschland Bank and Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25638
Abstract

The Hirschland Bank and Family Collection contains the family papers and banking records of the Hirschland banking firm established by Simon Hirschland in Essen. Family papers pertain to members of the Hirschland, Grünebaum, Neumann and other families, with an emphasis on family members' emigration and role in the family firm. Banking records focus on the history of the family firm from the 1930s through the 1960s, including records of successor financial firms. The collection includes prolific correspondence, banking files and financial records, family papers, official documents, photographs and photo albums, contracts, and other papers.

Dates: 1819-1999; Majority of material found within 1925-1970

Hope Feitelberg families collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 6143
Abstract

The collection consists of memoirs and other manuscripts by David Feitelberg and other members of the Feitelberg-Hope families.

Dates: 1895-1993