Found in 263 Collections and/or Records:
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.
The Leo Breslauer Collection documents the professional career of Rabbi Leo Breslauer, and to a smaller extent, his personal life, especially in relation to his and his family’s departure from Germany. Prominent topics include his rabbinical work at congregations in Fürth, Germany and in New York City, his writings, and his thoughts on Zionism.
The collection contains 3 typescripts pertaining to the Zionist functionary Leo Lauterbach and to his family.
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.
This collection documents the genealogical origins of Arthur Levi (1919-2018) and his wife, Kitty Pappenheim Levi (1925-2022).
The Lewald, Löwenstein, Nachmann and Rothschild family papers contain first and foremost documents related to the genealogy of these families.
The Lila and Leo Marx Collection contains the papers of this couple, with documentation about their early lives in Germany and the effects on their lives by Nazi persecution, their subsequent emigration, and the fates of their family members. Much of the collection focuses on their restitution claims and financial situation. The collection consists of a large amount of restitution correspondence; family correspondence; official, educational, and employment documents; a chronology and narrative of the lives of Lila and Leo Marx and their families; and a few photographic postcards.
This collection tells the story of Liselotte (Lilo) Thekla Lamm, her parents Leo Lamm and Margarete (Gretel) Lamm née Falk, husbands Norbert Goldenberg, Hans Gerhard Ollendorff, and William (Bill) Thurnauer, their children and grandchildren, and members of their extended families. The families’ lives in Germany, immigration to the United States, and professional, political and philanthropic activities are documented through vital documents, photographs, correspondence, writings, articles, and clippings.
The Lissberger Family Collection documents the lives and losses of members of the Lissberger family of Creglingen and related Grünfeld family. The collection centers around the experiences of Moritz, Bettina (née Grünfeld), and Joseph Lissberger, but also contains information on Grünfeld family members. Included in this collection are official documents and family papers, family correspondence, restitution and legal correspondence, many newspaper articles, and material related to the history of Jews in Creglingen and Baden-Württemberg.
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.
This collection consists of papers of the Loewen family, including Samuel Liepmann Loewen and Liepmann (Leopold) Loewen. It includes personal, business and official papers, correspondence, genealogy, a collection of wax seals, some newspaper clippings, art prints, and a few photographs.
Original and photocopied documents and correspondence as well as family trees pertaining to the Samulon family from Osterode in Prussia, specifically to the married physicians Alfred Loewenstein and Frieda née Samulon. - Also included are Haggadahs belonging to Fritz Loewenstein from Osnabrück, a son of Alfred and Frieda Loewenstein.
The Lore Fritsche Kornberg Collection holds papers that relate to members of the Lichtwitz and Kornberg families, related through the union of Werner Kornberg and Lore Fritsche. Included are poems, correspondence, official and vital documents for various individuals, photographs, and some genealogical material.
This collection contains Lotte Boritzer née Rosenthal’s 1938-1939 diary, 2001 autobiography, and family correspondence from 1938 until 1941, accompanied by her daughter Yael Neumann’s translations and notes. Also included are photocopies of family photos and two newspaper articles about the Rosenthal family.
This collection mainly consists of documents pertaining to the lives of Louis and Grete Rosenzweig. There are several personal documents, such as letters or diaries, as well as official documents concerning, for example, Louis's occupational career.
The Lucie and Herbert Hanauer Family Collection documents significant events in the lives of the dentist Herbert Hanauer, his wife Lucie and their family members, including members of both the Hanauer and Wolf branches of the family. The most prominent topic is the couple's immigration to the United States. Personal correspondence constitutes most of the collection, but it also contains professional correspondence, official documents used in immigration, educational documents, and a few other personal papers.
This collection holds the papers of rabbi Ludwig Philippson and other Philippson family members. Noteworthy items in this collection include handwritten manuscripts by Ludwig Philippson, correspondence between various family members, and diaries kept by Henriette and Moritz Philippson; the latter describes experiences as a medical student in Jena. In addition, the collection also holds manuscripts by the geographer Alfred Philippson that describe in depth family members as well as his experiences as a student, lecturer, and professor. Other items include detailed family trees, official papers, poems, notes, clippings, wills, and photographs.
This collection portrays the significant life events of members of the related Malachowski and Wertheimer families. The bulk of the collection consists of family photographs. Other materials include wedding documentation, restitution and financial correspondence, and a smaller amount of personal correspondence, personal and professional papers of family members.
The Marianne Steinberg Ostrand Collection documents the education, emigration, and early professional life of the physician Marianne Steinberg Ostrand as well as the lives of members of her family, especially her husband, engineer Arnold Ostrand, and her mother and siblings, with much documentation of the emigration or attempted emigration from Germany of her family members. About half the collection is correspondence. In addition it contains many educational certificates, official documents, diaries, notebooks, notes, and a friendship album, travel memorabilia, and newspaper clippings and articles.
The Marion Rosenthal Biel Collection holds papers of Marion Rosenthal Biel, her husband Frederick (Fritz) Biel, and of some of their family members. Prominent in the collection are documentation of Marion's early life in Germany and of her life during the early 1940s in England, Wales, and New York, as well as Frederick's time as an interpreter in the United States Army during World War II. The collection includes diaries, military documentation, photographs and a photo album, a small amount of correspondence, family members' official documents, and various other papers.
The collection contains research material for Marion Freyer Wolff’s book Mother of a Thousand, about the doll maker Edith Samuel. The collection, donated by the author, includes personal letters from Edith to Marion (1930’s-1964) and photographs, mainly showing Edith’s artwork. The content of the collection also contains material about Marion herself, about her parents, Leo and Eva Freyer née Lichtenstein, and other extended family members. Included are papers and correspondence of the Freyer/ Lichtenstein family and genealogy information.
The collection consists of papers of members of the Martin and Recha Moses family that originated in Frankfurt am Main, Germany, including some papers from related families. Included are official and identity papers of three generations of the family, in addition to family registers and genealogical information, family photographs, a travel diary and some correspondence.
The Max Buxpan Collection sketches the biography of Max Buxpan and his family. The collection centers on the correspondence of Buxpan family members and associated friends. Most of these documents date from the 1930s until the 1960s, including the time of immigration. Buxpan also collected a lot of material about the First and Second World Wars and the immediate periods thereafter, primarily postcards and newspaper articles.
The collection consists of vital records, other official documents, manuscripts, clippings, and some correspondence pertaining to Max Daniel and his family, reaching back for four generations.
The Max Rosengart Collection consists of a variety of personal writings to friends, family and colleagues. It gives a brief overview over the life and person of Max Rosengart as attorney, father, honorary citizen of Heilbronn and friend.
Collection of photographs found in the Mediaş (Transylvania, Romania) synagogue
This collection consists mainly of correspondence from Toni Guth to her daughter Alice Meer, who immigrated to the United States in 1939 with her infant daughter Ilse to join her husband Arthur Meer. Also included are a few pieces of personal correspondence with others and some official documents related to the Meer family’s emigration. The collection consists entirely of photocopies.
The collection comprises the personal documents, correspondence and manuscripts of Meier Spanier.
Original manuscripts, off-prints, and clippings with articles by or about Meier Spanier. Also included are a bibliography as well as biographical and genealogical texts.
This is a collection of three essays by Dr. Peter Schrag about his family, documenting in selected details his family's transition from being refugees from Nazi Germany to being Americans.