Emigration and immigration
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 351 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: AR 25290
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
Abstract Papers consist of copies of family photographs, a detailed genealogy research report, and two articles. The Halpern Research Report relates to the Halpern, Rothenberg, Klein, Cantor, and Lasker families. The articles, published in the Bronx County Historical Society Journal, are based on Carl Halpern's reminiciences of family members, growing up in the Bronx, and working as an office boy for the Hauserman Metal Manufacturing Company. The papers also include two oral histories, comprising a total of eight audiotapes that were conducted by Joel Halpern, Carl's son. The first, also recorded by Barbara Kirshenblat Gimblet, interviews Dr. Brusilov, from Long Beach, NY, who describes his life in eastern Poland prior to World War II. The second records Sam Alexander, also of Long Beach, NY, who participated in the Israeli War of Independence.
Dates: undated, 1916, 1983, 1986, 1991, 1999, 2001
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
Identifier: AR 4147
Abstract This collection contains the extensive research of the historian Hanns Reissner. The most prominent subjects of the collection are the philosopher and jurist Eduard Gans and the Verein für Kultur und Wissenschaft der Juden, although Reissner's research also addresses many other subjects within the field of both German and American Jewish history. Included in the collection are extensive research notes and correspondence concerning his work, his unpublished manuscripts, clippings and offprints.
Dates: 1821-1977; Majority of material found within 1955-1975
Identifier: AR 25685
Abstract This collection comprises photographs and letters pertaining to the family life and studies of the historian Hans Baron and his wife Edith, as they immigrated from Nazi Germany and adjusted to the United States.
Dates: 1938-1971; Majority of material found in 1938-1942, 1949
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
Identifier: AR 25751
Collection — Consolidated Box P30, Folder: P-996
Abstract This collection contains the personal papers of Soviet Jewry Movement activists Harold and Judith S. Einhorn. Residents of Laverock, PA, husband and wife Harold and Judith S. Einhorn were among the pioneers of the grassroots Soviet Jewry movement. Harold Einhorn chaired the Temple Beth Tikvah Community Relations Committee and Judith S. Einhorn chaired the Soviet Jewry Committee at Congregation Adath Jeshurun.
Dates: 1964, 1973-1979
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
Collection — Consolidated Box P29, Folder: Collection P-972
Abstract Harry Lerner, a children’s books publisher, who, with his wife Sharon Lerner, was an activist of the American Soviet Jewry movement in the Minneapolis area. The materials include newsletters, articles, memos, haggadahs, profiles and lists of Soviet Jewish Prisoners of Conscience and Refuseniks.
Dates: undated, 1979-1980
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
Identifier: AR 7171
Abstract This collection documents the work of Heinrich Stahl, chairman of the Jewish community in Berlin from 1933-1942. The collection contains eleven photo albums, most of which feature photographs detailing Jewish institutions such as children's homes and old-age homes, as well as an office of the Jüdische Winterhilfe. In addition, the collection contains correspondence, including from Stahl's time as chairman, clippings, and a few reports.
Identifier: AR 25109 / MF 904
Abstract Correspondence from family members to Heinz Katzenstein in Gelsenkirchen and New York, 1933; travel and emigration documents, 1933-1939, including correspondence with freight forwarders and menues of S.S. Bremen; memorabilia related to 25th anniversary of Katzenstein & Co in Gelsenkirchen, 1928; correspondence with and clippings and other information about former classmates; correspondence regarding social security claims in Germany, 1981; photographs.
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
Identifier: AR 25204
Abstract This collection gives a diverse insight into the Henry Bauer family. It holds family trees, memorial and prayer books, notebooks, certificates and correspondence of different family members. The second part of the collection focuses more strongly on Henry Bauer and his life, elucidating the time he spent in Germany as well as the time after his immigration to the United States. His persistent efforts to obtain a visa for his younger brother and his parents to release them from Camp de Gurs are documented in official correspondence and documents, as well as in extensive correspondence with his parents between 1940 and 1941, which makes up the collection's largest part.
Dates: 1893-1995; Majority of material found within 1940-1941
Identifier: AR 11701
Identifier: AR 25699
Abstract This collection contains the family papers of Robin Hirsch, owner of the Cornelia Street Café in Greenwich Village, and child of German Jewish refugees, Herbert and Kaethe Hirsch. The collection is mostly made up of correspondence and photographs, dating from the 1910s-1980s, documenting Herbert's life in Berlin (especially his involvement in the Jewish rowing club "Ivria"), time as a World War I artilleryman, and refugee in London during World War II. Post-World War II materials in the collection mostly consist of Kaethe's restitution documents, correspondence between Robin and his parents, and material pertaining to Robin's academic and artistic pursuits.
Identifier: AR 25628
Abstract The Herbert Bloch Collection contains the personal papers of the classicist and medievalist Herbert Bloch, a Harvard professor. Prominent is correspondence between himself and his family, which mentions not only family news and the deaths, deportations, and experiences of family members but also references his own research, writing, and teaching. In addition to family correspondence is correspondence with colleagues and friends, former neighbors, and legal and financial correspondence. Other papers in the collection include poetry, educational certificates and diplomas, material relating to Herbert Bloch's academic career, family trees, obituaries, and photographs.
Dates: 1882-2008; Majority of material found within 1933-1955
Identifier: AR 25252
Abstract The Herbert Strauss Collection documents the life and professional activities of Herbert Strauss, writer, historian, and teacher. The collection includes correspondence, court procedures, documents, lists, manuscripts and lectures, notes, photographs, printed materials, and a small amount of teaching materials. Materials constituting the collection reflect various aspects of Herbert Strauss’ personal life, teaching, research and writings in the fields of German-Jewish history and relations, Anti-Semitism, and assimilation. The collection includes both, personal and professional materials related to Herbert Strauss, with personal being by far the smaller.
Dates: 1910s-2007; Majority of material found within 1939-1993
Identifier: AR 7194 / MF 463
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
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.
Identifier: AR 25723
Abstract The collection contains letters and postcards as well as photographs and slides. The majority of letters were written by Hildegard Josephine L. Wirtz to her mother-in-law, Hedwig Hellmann. The letters document her wedding with Ulric Hellmann and then follow her emigration to the United States. Photographs and slides show mainly the Wirtz family and document the wedding.
Dates: 1910-1982; Majority of material found within 1946-1950
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
Identifier: AR 25047
Abstract The collection includes family trees and genealogical information on the Hirschberg and Goldmann families from Breslau as well as some certificates of citizenship and other documents from various relatives issued in the early 19th century. The bulk of the collection consists of personal documents of the physician Harry Hirschberg (later Harter) and his wife Leonore Goldmann, such as certificates, passports, study books, military documents related to World War I, emigration papers, and new licenses and certificates issued in the United States after World War II.
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
Abstract The records document the Histadruth Ivrit's early history to the present, representing a significant portion of its work in spreading the Hebrew language in the United States in the second half of the twentieth-century. The records include substantial amount of material regarding the organization's history, administration, public events, publications, and reports. Some information of the early history of the Histadruth Ivrit could be found in the records kept by the writer Daniel Persky. Persky collected personal and professional records that include correspondence with friends, readers, and writers; a partial collection of the drafts of his own publications, and a collection of photographs and newspaper clippings. The functions and activities of the Histadruth Ivrit are documented through Board of Trustees and Board meetings agendas and minutes; various programs for events, conventions, conferences, and celebrations; documents related to fundraising; public relations, press releases and brochures; correspondence with different individuals, organizations, and foundations; Histadruth Ivrit's publications among them the newspaper Hadoar and Tov Lichtov; a large collection of photographs, and scrapbooks. The records of the Histadruth Ivrit represent the large majority of the organization's activities dating from the 1980s to the present. Records for the earlier years of activities are fragmented and incomplete. The records related to the life of Daniel Persky are also partial and copies of many of his publications are missing. This collection included brochures, correspondence, financial records, flyers, grant applications, invitations, lists, minutes, news clipping, orders, periodicals, photographs, press releases, reports, and scrapbooks.
Dates: undated, 1900-2005
Identifier: AR 7172
Abstract This collection holds the papers of the lawyer and librarian Hugo Knoepfmacher. The main subject of the collection is his personal and professional life, although material concerning other members of the family is also present. The collection consists of official documents, notes, correspondence, manuscripts, some clippings, and a very small amount of published material.
Dates: 1865-1979; Majority of material found within 1920-1979; 1865-1979
Identifier: AR 6400
Abstract This collection focuses on the professional work of art dealer and Plato scholar Hugo Perls. Among the documents assembled here are an extensive amount of manuscripts, notes on his writing, some correspondence, clippings, photographs and a few manuscripts of the writing of his second wife, Eugénie Söderberg.