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Jewish families

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 241 Collections and/or Records:

Oppenheimer and Sander Families Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 6943
Abstract

The Oppenheimer and Sander Families Collection provide details of family members' lives via profuse personal correspondence, especially the letters of Emilie Oppenheimer and her daughter Betty. In addition to the many letters and postcards are a family tree, some poems and notes.

Dates: 1868-1905, 2006; Majority of material found within 1868-1900

Oscar H. Netter Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 4097
Abstract

The Oscar H. Netter Family Collection contains detailed genealogies and a history of the Netter (alternately spelled Neter or Noether) family with supporting papers, including clippings, articles and family and business documents.

Dates: 1805-1972

Paula Brandes Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 781
Abstract

Letters from her parents and siblings, collected by Paula Brandes, 1892-1903. The letters were primarily sent from the small town of Oberaula, with some of them coming from Frankfurt/Main, Hannover, Harburg, Langenschwalbach, Paris, Soest, and Wolfenbuettel.

Dates: 1892-1903

Porges von Portheim Collection

 Collection
Identifier: LBIJER 277
Abstract

Handwritten memoir (photocopy) by Moses Porges and his description of Jakob Frank's "court”, as well as typed transcripts and related correspondence.

Dates: 1959 - 1970

Prager Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: LBIJER 372
Abstract

The collection contains various documents pertaining to Rabbi Dr. Isaac Prager and his son the psychiatrist Dr. Joseph Prager.

Dates: 1863-1998

Rabbi Salamon Faber Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25841
Abstract

The collection contains papers of Rabbi Salamon Faber. The bulk of the collection is made up of wartime correspondence from his sister, Feigel (Fela), and his parents who lived in Poland. Other materials include documents detailing Rabbi Faber’s emigration to the United States, as well as materials relating to his studies. The collection is arranged into two series: Series I: Papers of Rabbi Salamon Faber and Series II: Correspondence.

Dates: 1929 - 1942

Rahn Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25538
Abstract

The Rahn Family Collection centers on the lives of Alfred and Lilli (née Bechmann) Rahn, but also contains many documents of their parents, siblings, and even more distant family members. It also documents the family members' attempts to receive restitution for their losses. The collection includes a large amount of correspondence, official, personal, and legal documents, photographs and photo albums, financial documentation, manuscripts and fragments of creative and academic writing, family trees and genealogical notes, newspaper clippings, poetry, educational certificates and diplomas, texts of lectures, teaching materials, a few recipes, and other papers.

Dates: 1809-2010; Majority of material found within 1928-1960

Raphael Kahn collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25828
Abstract

The collection contains mostly photographs of Raphael Kahn and his mother, Mirjam in Palestine and in Germany. Also included are Raphael Kahn’s baby-book, covering his development from 1922 to 1927 in the handwritings of his parents (?); and a note book/diary of Fritz Kahn (?) with entries from 1923-1924.

Dates: 1922 - circa 1940

Reinheimer family collection

 Collection
Identifier: DM 338
Abstract

Two amateur films of the Reinheimer family in Washington Heights, depicting family life and religious services.

Dates: 1947, 1957

Renate Bridenthal Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25810
Abstract

The Renate Bridenthal Family Collection primarily documents the lives and especially the emigration experiences of Renate Bridenthal's parents, Elchunon and Irene Rubin. Papers of Irene Rubin are prominent in the collection and include restitution correspondence and her writing. Documents related to Renate and her brother Harribald's early lives and emigration is are also present. The collection consists of extensive personal and restitution correspondence, official documents, newspaper clippings regarding Irene Rubin's death, drafts of her writing, and three albums.

Dates: 1891-2016; Majority of material found within 1930-1963

Renate Herzfeld Modern Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25608
Abstract

The collection includes correspondence; poetry and manuscript drafts; official, educational and military documents; sermons; newspaper clippings; family trees; notes; and a few photographs.

Dates: 1815-2014; Majority of material found within 1868-1961

Renee Aldor Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 10986
Abstract

The primary focus of the Renee Aldor Collection is on the immigration experience of Renee and Ernst Aldor and Ernst Aldor's internment in Dachau. Documentation on these subjects includes various official documents, including identification papers, immigration documentation, and some correspondence. In addition, about half of the collection consists of photographs, including family snapshots and a photo album.

Dates: 1921-1990s; Majority of material found within 1938-1969

Richard Straus Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25680
Abstract

This collection contains the documents of diplomat Richard Straus, his wife Elaine, and his son Alan in addition to documentation on his extended family members, especially including members of the Straus, Heimberger, and Niedermann families. The most prominent topics in the collection relate to Richard Straus's role as diplomat, family members' emigration and Holocaust experiences, and Alan Straus's early life, although material relating to family members' lives in Germany prior to the 1930s is also present. The collection includes extensive personal family correspondence and photographs; official, educational, and professional documents; family members' writings as well as articles about them; childhood and educational memorabilia; and documentation related to the deaths of family members.

Dates: 1925-2000; Majority of material found within 1940-1986

Robert Ira Lewy ancestry collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 11918
Abstract

Vital records and educational certificates pertaining to Esfira and Martin Lewy. A family tree of the Lewy family (photocopy) is included in folder 1. Also included is a CD with copies of various certificates pertaining to the genealogy of their son, Robert Ira Lewy.

Dates: 1900-1990

Robert Ira Lewy Family Digital Collection

 Collection
Identifier: DM 211
Abstract

Photographs documenting the lives of the Lewy family. Esfira and Martin Lewy, and their son Robert Ira Lewy are most represented. Also included are vital documents and genealogical papers, and some personal papers.

Dates: 1810-2013

Rosenbacher-Wasserman Collection

 Collection
Identifier: LBIJER 441
Abstract

The collection contains personal documents and photographs pertaining to Rosenbacher-Wasserman family.

Dates: undated, 1839-1980

Rosin Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: LBIJER 909
Abstract

The collection contains various material pertaining to the Rosin family and comprises 12 folders.

Dates: 1874-2006

Rothschild-Lippmann Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25026
Abstract

This collection consists primarily of the postcard correspondence of Hans Rothschild (1890-1987). It includes correspondence of his parents Arnold Rothschild (1851-1921) and Fanny Rothschild née Lippmann (1869-1937?), as well as some ephemeral material related to the family. It also includes detailed genealogical material about the Lippmann and Rothschild families of Cologne, Germany and Simmern, Germany (today Simmertal, Germany).

Dates: 1729-1980; Majority of material found within 1891-1918

Rudolph E. Friedman Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25803
Abstract

The Rudolph E. Friedman Collection contains the papers and extensive correspondence of this businessman. The collection centers on his early life in Germany, emigration and early years in the United States, and his military service during World War II. Some information on his family is also available. The collection consists largely of correspondence and documentation of his military service, but also includes a small amount of official documents and personal papers.

Dates: 1928-1946, 1973-2000s; Majority of material found within 1933-1945

Ruth Beermann Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25478
Abstract

Materials pertaining to Ruth Beermann and to her father, Rabbi Max Beermann.

Dates: 1861-1935

Ruth Marion Mosse Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25854
Abstract

This collection includes correspondence, official documents, family trees, and photographs relating primarily to Ruth Marion Mosse and the Mosse family. Also included are documents pertaining to Ruth Marion Mosse’s erstwhile husband Ernest Goodman.

Dates: 1858-2015; Majority of material found within 1915-2001

Salier Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25792
Abstract

The Salier Family Collection holds papers of members of the Salier family as well as related families, such as the Alexander, Lipmann, and Lehmann families. The collection consists primarily of official, educational, and professional documents of family members, along with a small amount of family correspondence, a few photographs, family writing, newspaper clippings and articles, a cookbook, and a friendship album.

Dates: 1769, 1825-2018

Salomonsohn Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 4137
Abstract

The core of the collection is a compilation of letters of the Salomonsohn family, mostly surrounding Gedalja Salomonsohn's untimely death. Correspondents include Gedalja Salomonsohn, his wife, Ernestine Salomonsohn, his parents, Rabbi Schachne and Rachel, and others. Also included are essays and letters by Rabbi Schachne and others on religious law, as well as documents, translations of twelve letters into English and German, a family tree compiled from the information in the letters, and a thorough summary description of the collection.

Dates: 1807-1848; Majority of material found within 1837

Samton Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25764
Abstract

The Samton Family Collection documents the lives of members of the Samton (Szamatolski) and Fiegel families. It includes material on the education and professional work of Henry Samton, the Adolph Fiegel paper factory, the last days and estate of Emil Fiegel, the genealogy of the Fiegel and Scharff branches of the family, and other topics. The collection includes personal, legal, and professional correspondence; official documents; a small amount of photographs; personal papers; a cookbook; a few newspaper clippings; family trees and genealogical research; and some financial documentation.

Dates: 1906-2007; Majority of material found within 1926-1980

Sartorius Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25504
Abstract

The Sartorius Family Collection holds documentation on the history of the Sartorius family, along with its related families. Most of the collection consists of family trees and correspondence concerning family genealogy, although memoirs and biographical articles are also present, as are a number of family photographs. The collection especially provides information on the family's origins in Germany and lives in the American South, including family members' service in the Confederate forces during the Civil War, in addition to some information on parts of the family who resided in France.

Dates: 1839-2009

Schafranik-Popper-Gruenfeld families collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 5924 / MF 842
Abstract

The collection holds mainly vital and other original documents pertaining to the Gruenfeld and Schafranik families from Moravia.

Dates: 1829-1989; Majority of material found within 1829-1912

Schickler-Rosenbaum Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25736
Abstract

The Schickler-Rosenbaum Family Collection documents primarily the life of Harry Schickler during his service in World War I for the German Army, by holding his written memoires and photographs. The collection also contains photographs of the Schickler and Rosenbaum families; various or unidentified photographs; and other documents.

Dates: 1914-1997; Majority of material found within 1915-1919

Schmidt and Hesse family collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 12077
Abstract

Photographs of Ruth Schmidt Hesse and her family and life in Germany from 1919-1937. Also included are photocopied pages from the book, 'Jüdische Familien in Meschede' concerning the Hesse family.

Dates: circa 1919-1937

Seidenberger-Sondhelm Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 10520
Abstract

The collection contains primarily documents pertaining to Carl (Karl) Seidenberger (1882-1943), such as vital and other official records and correspondence. Also included are papers of his wife, Else Seidenberger née Sondhelm (1897-1996).

Dates: 1872-1987

Selma Berliner Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 1992
Abstract

The collection holds autographs, correspondence, music scores, official documents and photographs pertaining to the pianist and composer Selma Berliner.

Dates: 1833-1947