Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Emanuel Fraenkel Family Collection
This collection holds the papers of Emmanuel Fraenkel and his wife, Thea Fraenkel. Emmanuel Fraenkel was a textile factory owner in Neustadt, Germany (now Prudnik, Poland). Due to the politics of Aryanization Fraenkel lost his property and fled with his wife to England, where he was granted citizenship. The collection documents the Fraenkel family effort for restitution by Ernst Fraenkel (son) and his widow.
Landauer Family Collection
This collection contains several business papers of the cotton mill M. S. Landauer in Hürben, Baden-Württemberg, and Augsburg, Bavaria, as well as several Landauer family documents and some correspondence. A large second series consists of extensive Landauer family trees.
Ludwig Neumann Collection
The collection contains primarily documents relating to Ludwig Neumann's attempts to emigrate to a variety of countries, as well as other professional and personal correspondence.
Oscar Meyer Family Collection
This collection documents the experience of the Meyer family with a focus on the years from 1933 to 1943. Oscar Meyer was a successful businessman in Essen, Germany. Unable to escape National Socialist persecution himself, he was able to send his son Gerd to England in 1939. Oscar, his wife Cypora née Bendik (alternatively Carola or Karola Bendick), and their daughter Marya (alternatively Marga) were taken to Poland on October 26, 1941 and perished outside Łódź. Gerd joined the British army to fight Germany in 1944. After the war, he moved to Israel, changed his name to Gad Meiry, and later immigrated to the United States. The collection contains photocopies of family photographs, residency records from Essen, business records, Gestapo files, the passport of Gerd Meyer, and records of the seizure of the Meyer estate used for restitution claims.
This collection contains a typescript draft of a research report on Jewish textile manufacturers in Baden-Württemberg circa 1800-1932, prepared by Peter Zimmermann for use by Jacob Toury, as well as photocopies of sources and several notes compiled on index cards.