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Emigration and immigration

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 351 Collections and/or Records:

Victoria (Zetlin) Russman Pordes Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25583
Abstract The Victoria (Zetlin) Russman Pordes Collection holds the correspondence, personal, and professional papers of Victoria Pordes, along with other members of her family, especially her sister Anna (Zetlin) Jarosik. Much of the collection consists of correspondence, notably the personal family correspondence between Zetlin siblings. In addition, the collection includes official, and educational papers, postcards, photographs, scrapbooks, tourism materials, immigration and citizenship papers, notebooks, address books, diaries, and other items.
Dates: 1903-2002, 2013; Majority of material found within 1946-1986

Vivian White Soboleski papers

 Collection
Identifier: P-772
Abstract Collection consists of papers pertaining to Vivian White Soboleski and the White family, including: Vivian White Flaxer's divorce papers; copies of Vivian White Soboleski and her second husband Jospeh Soboleski's last will and testament; Vivian White Soboleski's Russian emigration papers; and Vivian White Soboleski's father's, Philip White (1865-1926), who immigrated from London in 1892, New Hampshire citizenship declaration.

Also included are Vivian's brother, Abraham White's (1888-1971) US citizenship papers; birth certificate; death records; his World War I promotion, recommendations, and discharge papers; and two copies of his "So We May Not Forget" journal regarding his time in the World War I Air Service 1st Squadron, 1st Provisional Regiment.

Materials relating to Vivian's sister, Leah White Horwitz, include: report cards; class promotion information; photographs from her time Radcliffe College; and an extensive file on her son, Henry M. Horwitz, who was killed in World War II. Regarding Henry M. Horwitz, the collection includes his high school and college commencement programs, V-mail letters, the telegram reporting "missing in action," a photograph of his French gravesite, and eulogies.

White family histories and a family tree, written by Vivian White Soboleski, consists of information on the above family members as well as her cousins.
Dates: undated, 1896, 1900-1986

Wald Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25698
Abstract The bulk of the collection consists of documents of the Wald family. Most of them were used to get American visas or citizenship. A body of correspondence is also part of the collection. The focus of these letters concerns emigration / immigration, and the possibility of fleeing Germany.
Dates: 1923-1952; Majority of material found within 1941

Walter and Johanna Rischowsky Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25033
Abstract The Walter and Johanna Rischowsky Collection primarily contains documents collected by Walter Rischowsky stating rules and restrictions forced upon German Jews between 1941-1942, as well as documents on the emigration and deportation of German Jews. There is also a small amount of biographical information concerning Walter Rischowsky. The documents consist of official regulations from the Reichsvereinigung der Juden in Deutschland, and copies of memos of the Reichsvereinigung der Juden in Deutschland concerning meetings between their organization and the Zentralstelle für Jüdische Auswanderung.
Dates: 1940-1942

Walter Friedlaender Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 3393
Abstract The Walter Friedlaender Collection describes the professional life of this art historian. The major focus of the collection is his work on sixteenth and seventeenth century artists. It includes correspondence, a few published works, photographs, lecture and manuscript notes, art reference files, newspaper clippings, and poetry.
Dates: 1900-1966; Majority of material found within 1930-1960

Washington Committee for Soviet Jewry Records

 Collection
Identifier: I-540
Abstract The collection contains records of the Washington Committee for Soviet Jewry, a grassroots volunteer membership organization that was founded in 1968 and existed until 2001. The organization was renamed the Greater Washington Committee for Post-Soviet Jewry after the disintegration of the Soviet Union in 1991. The Committee worked to raise awareness of the plight of Soviet Jewry in the United States and supported Jewish communities on the U.S.S.R. territories, during the rule of the Soviet regime and after its collapse. The records cover the period from the mid-1960s through 2001, and the bulk of the collection is dated 1970s-1980s. The documents include correspondence, memoranda, publications, news clippings, photographs, slides, ephemera, audio and video recordings and 3-D objects. Originally the collection was titled Papers of Carolyn W. Sanger, *P-870 by the name of the Committee's last president.
Dates: undated, 1962, 1965-2001; Majority of material found within 1970 - 1990

Wassermann Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 269
Abstract The Wassermann Family Collection contains information on the entire Wassermann family. Prominent topics include the family history and life and death of individual family members. The collection consist of birth certificates, death certificates, and books of condolence, identification papers, academic documentations, emigration papers, photographs, family history documents, memoirs, and a family tree.
Dates: 1842-1942

Weinberg-Oppenheimer Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25790
Abstract The Weinberg Oppenheimer Family Collection contains the papers of these families, with documentation primarily about Zacharias Oppenheimer, Leopold Oppenheimer, and Hermann and Bella (née Oppenheimer) Weinberg. The collection centers on the Weinberg family members' emigration to America as well as Leopold Oppenheimer and Hermann Weinberg's time in World War I. The collection includes many family and wartime photographs and a photo album of Leopold Oppenheimer's fraternity brothers, official documents and other papers used in the Weinbergs' emigration, family and emigration correspondence, documents related to the death of Zacharias Oppenheimer, newspaper clippings, a few diary entries, and other papers.
Dates: 1899-1993; Majority of material found in 1911-1918, 1930-1939

Weiss-Frohsinn Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25783
Abstract The Weiss-Frohsinn Family Collection contains the papers of members of the Weiss and Frohsinn families, with a focus on the life of the gymnastics teacher Lily Frohsinn (née Weiss). The collection includes official documents, correspondence from friends, photo albums and photographs, a family tree, poetry, and other papers as well as prayer books..
Dates: 1755-1886, 1919-1996, 2018 ; Majority of material found within 1925-1950

Welisch Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 11717
Abstract The collection contains documentation of the Welisch family of Graz, particularly Rudolf Welisch and Doris née Fleischmann and her parents Martin Fleischmann and Josefine née Borges. Included in the collection are vital records, identity cards, educational records, and photographs.
Dates: undated, 1915-1952

Werner and Gisella Cahnman Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25210
Abstract This collection contains material pertaining to the sociologist Werner Cahnman and his wife, the biophysicist Gisella Levi Cahnman. It primarily documents the early years and immigration of Werner Cahnman, as well as his and his wife's careers in the United States. It also illustrates the immigration of family members. Papers in this collection include a large amount of photographs, correspondence, diaries, some writings, official papers, and restitution files.
Dates: 1717-2004; Majority of material found within 1940-1965

Werner and Vera Gamby Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25617
Abstract This family collection primarily focuses on the immigration of Werner and Vera Gamby from Hamburg to New York. In addition, it documents the immigration of Vera Gamby's parents and the attempted immigration and later deportation of Werner's mother, aunt, and other family members. The collection also contains documentation and research on family genealogy and photographs of family members. The collection includes correspondence, photographs and photo albums, official documents, family trees, and unpublished manuscripts by family members.
Dates: 1885-2013; Majority of material found within 1939-1945

Werner Cohn Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 10636
Abstract The Werner Cohn Collection contains papers of members of the Cohn and related families. Documentation especially focuses on the family's experiences during the 1930s-1940s and the compensation for their losses during this period. The collection encompasses personal correspondence and papers, including official documents of family members, photographs, notes and notebooks, and a few newspaper clippings and other articles. About half the collection consists of restitution correspondence and documentation.
Dates: 1848-1980; Majority of material found within 1920-1975

Werner Dambitsch Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 11719
Abstract Digital images of photographs and some correspondence, spanning the life of the musician Werner Dambitsch (Warner Danby).
Dates: 1916-2006

Werner Warmbrunn Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25202
Abstract The Werner Warmbrunn Collection documents life and professional activities of Werner Warmbrunn and to a smaller extent, members of his immediate family. The collection consists of correspondence, diaries and memoirs, educational documents, printed materials, and unpublished poetry by David Warmbrunn and Werner Warmbrunn.
Dates: 1885-2006

Werner Weinberg Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 10083
Abstract This collection documents the personal lives of Werner Weinberg’s immediate family and his in-laws, Hans and Rosa Halberstadt, as well Weinberg’s efforts to preserve the memory of the German Jews and the Jews of his hometown Rheda in particular as well as a limited amount of materials documenting his professional activities as a writer.
Dates: 1907-1993; Majority of material found in 1932-1980

William Graetz Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 4121 / MF 567
Abstract Personal documents of William Graetz, including military papers, and membership and identity cards.



Records of ORT committees, minutes of executive committee meetings, correspondence and reports of the activities of ORT branches during the years 1926-1970 in Argentina, Bessarabia, Bolivia, Brazil, France, Germany, Hungary, Lithuania, Poland, South Africa, Switzerland, and the USSR, also including letters from Leo Baeck.



Records of the Jewish community of Berlin, in 1929 and 1930, including correspondence on juvenile care, financial reports, and meeting minutes.



The following individuals are mentioned in this collection: Graetz, William; Baeck, Leo; Syngalowski, Aron; Lvovitch, David; Frumkin, Jacob; Sadler, Ilse.
Dates: 1915-1974

William Korey, papers

 Collection
Identifier: P-903
Abstract William Korey Papers document life and works of a prominent human rights expert who played a leadership role in the American Soviet Jewry movement. Dr. Korey served as a regional director of Anti-Defamation League and later as a founding director of B'nai Brith International's U.N. office which worked on the problem of discrimination faced by the Jews in the Soviet Union. Dr. Korey was deeply involved in the processes pivotal to the success of the Sovet Jewry movement, such as the defense of the Helsinki Accords and the adoption of the Jackson-Vanik amendment. Parallel to his work on behalf of Soviet Jewry Dr. Korey participated in the efforts to realize the U.S. ratification of the genocide treaty that eventually came to fruition in 1988. William Korey authored hundreds of articles and essays and a number of books on the subjects related to the Jews in the Soviet Union. He taught at the Long Island University, City College of New York, Columbia University, Brooklyn College and several other major universities. The William Korey papers include materials from the late 1940s through 2010, and the bulk of the collection is dated 1970s-1990s. The documents include manuscripts, correspondence, notes, publications, news clippings, photographs and a data CD.
Dates: undated, 1946-1951, 1953, 1955, 1957, 1959-2010

Willy Nordwind Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 10551
Abstract The collection documents Willy Nordwind’s efforts to bring as many German Jews as possible out of Germany before World War II. Included here is correspondence with those who had arrived or those whom Willy Nordwind was still trying to bring over.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1938-1939; 1921-1980s

Wolf-Oppenheimer Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25665
Abstract The Wolf-Oppenheimer Collection provides details on the lives, both personal and professional of more than three generations of members of the related Wolf and Oppenheimer families. Most prominently represented among the collection's papers are Hermann and Irene (née Oppenheimer) Wolf and their daughter Marlies (née Wolf) and Eugene Plotnik, but the papers relate to many other family members as well. The collection includes personal papers, official and educational documents, family correspondence, photographs, family trees, articles as well as personal family writing, and newspaper clippings.
Dates: 1843-2015

Zickel Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25760
Abstract The Zickel Family Collection consists primarily of correspondence compiled in the emigration of the siblings Georg, Luise, and Anna Zickel from Nazi Germany, with the aid of their cousin Lina Factor and her husband. It also includes some documentation of biographical data about the Zickel siblings.
Dates: 1938-1992; Majority of material found within 1938-1942