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Cemeteries

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 14 Collections and/or Records:

Baron de Hirsch Foundation Microforms

 Collection
Identifier: MF 73 / MF 122
Abstract Microfilms with copies from the Hirsch Collection at the YIVO Institute for Jewish Research.
Dates: 1855-1901

Edward Luft Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 6957
Abstract Various articles, excerpts, maps, and books related to the Jewish community in Posen/Poznan, collected by Edward Luft.
Dates: 1698-2009

Gleicherwiesen Community Collection.

 Collection
Identifier: AR 10667 / MF 589
Abstract The collection is composed of various lists of Gleicherwiesen Jews which for the most part repeat themselves, but were acquired at different times and through different channels. The lists include dates back to the 1700s. It is not clear when the longest list (folders 1 and 2) was made.
Dates: [unknown]

Jacob Bernheim Collection.

 Collection
Identifier: AR 6208 / MF 462
Abstract The Jacob Bernheim Collection contains vital records and business documents pertaining to the Jewish community in Buchau in general and specifically to the Bernheim-Dreyfuss-Maendle families, including contracts, receipts, certificates, and balance sheets. Of special interest is a bound, handwritten manuscript of the Buchau Jewish community’s family register. Also included are a genealogical table of the Bernheim-Dreyfuss-Maendle families, a signed letter from Albert Einstein, newspaper clippings and a photograph.
Dates: 1820-1981

Joan Breslow Woodbine Colony Reference Materials

 Collection
Identifier: P-818
Abstract Collection contains copies of articles, cemetery plans, census records, and photographs relating to the Woodbine agricultural colony in Woodbine, N.J.
Dates: undated, 1900-1930, 2002

John H. Bergmann Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 4861 / MF 613
Abstract Extensive collection of genealogical information, family trees, manuscripts, and clippings on Swabian Jewish communities, with a special focus on the Jewish community in Laupheim.
Dates: 1810-1991

Lipperode Jewish Community Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 3666
Abstract Various documents pertaining to day-to-day issues of the Jewish community in Lipperode, such as member lists; repair jobs and other issues at the cemetery and in the synagogue; and more. Also included are private business contracts of Jewish citizens in Lipperode and neighboring communities, such as Paderborn; Lippstadt; Welda (Warburg); and Rheda.
Dates: 1830-1939

Michael Berolzheimer Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 4136 / MF 550
Abstract This collection contains documents on the history of the Berolzheimer family, as well as family trees of the Berolzheimers and related families.
Dates: 1325-1942

Bernice Brandmark, Study of Wills in New York City, 1800-1899

 Collection
Identifier: P-833
Abstract Ms. Brandmark conducted research on early Jewish wills in New York City in order to complete the requirements of an undergraduate course conducted by Leo Hershkowitz at Queens College. Her research includes typed worksheets for each will, statistical charts compiling information in various categories, and lists of death records by synagogue name.
Dates: undated, 1978, 1981

Posen (now Poznań , Poland) Community Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 1598 / MF 696
Abstract Folder 1 contains a photocopy and transcript of a letter concerning the establishment of a physician in Posen (9/4/1937), Blaetter des Verbandes juedischer Heimatvereine No. 11/7 (July 1937) with article about the old market and the Jewish cemetery in Posen, program of the inauguration of the Jewish hospital in Posen (6/18/1895), regulations concerning the Jewish cemetery in Posen (10/1/1902), envelope of the Verband der Deutschen Juden in Berlin addressed to Rabbi Bloch in Posen with photo of the old Taharah house 1598 in the old Jewish cemetery on Theaterstrasse (n.d.), regulations concerning the "Repraesentanten-Versammlungen der israelitischen Corporationen" in Posen (7/1/1834), pamphlet "Aufruf" of the Central-Verein zur Begruendung der Colonisation der Juden in der Provinz Posen (4/7/1846), Amtsblatt der Koeniglichen Regierung zu Posen with police order regarding Jewish funerals, newspaper clipping and letter concerning C. C. Aronsfeld's "Memories of a Posen Childhood" by Margarete Jacoby-Orgler and Gustav Jacoby (1980), manuscript "Die Abwanderung der Juden aus der Provinz Posen - Denkschrift im Auftrage des Verbandes der Deutschen Juden" by Bernhard Breslauer (1909).
Dates: 1834-1987

Prague Jewish Community Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 377
Abstract The bulk of this collection consists of photographs and other illustrations of the Jewish cemetery in Prague, Prague synagogues, Prague rabbis, and others. Also included are published brochures and clippings, as well as some manuscripts.
Dates: 1904-2001

Records of the Briesen Jewish Community Council

 Collection
Identifier: RG 15
Abstract The collection comprises a portion of the records of the Jewish community of Wąbrzeźno, known in German as Briesen. The records date from 1871 to 1921, concentrated in the era when the town of Briesen was part of the province of West Prussia, in the German Empire; only a handful of items date from the years 1920-1921, when the town was part of Poland. The collection comprises administrative and financial records kept by the Briesen Jewish Community Council, except for one volume of records kept by the Jüdischer Lese-Verein (Jewish Reading Society) of Briesen, in the years 1901 to 1908. Approximately 40% of the collection comprises financial records, 1882-1921, including official budgets and tax lists; 20% concerns the community's religious institutions; and another 20% comprises records related to community employees, especially rabbis and cantors. The remainder of the collection includes correspondence, communal meeting minutes and decisions, circulars announcing meetings, and a variety of administrative records. Included are records pertaining to communal council elections; synagogue seat rentals; burials and the care of graves; the construction and maintenance of the mikveh (ritual bath house); the expansion of the cemetery; synagogue rules and the renovation of the synagogue; charitable activities, often in cooperation with regional and national Jewish organizations; and the religious school and Jewish elementary school.
Dates: 1871-1921

[Rothschild Transit Camp photographs collection]

 Collection
Identifier: DM 197
Abstract The bulk of the photographs show refugees at the Rothschild Transit Camp in Vienna, ca. 1945. Also included are photographs of the bomb-damaged streetscape, the Jewish section of Vienna’s main cemetery, elderly Austrians in a city park, and – for no obvious reason - photographs of Sigmund Freud and his daughter, Anna.
Dates: ca. 1945

Ruth G. Meister Woodbine Colony collection

 Collection
Identifier: P-777
Abstract Contains a record book in Yiddish and English for the Woodbine Brotherhood Synagogue Cemetery (1938-1956). Also includes a letter detaling the histories of Ruth Meister's grandparents; settlers in Woodbine; an article titled "Woodbine's Two Historic Burial Grounds", and a 1919 class photograph for a school in Woodbine. The children in the photograph are all identified.
Dates: undated, 1919, 1938-1956, 2000