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Restitution -- Germany

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 117 Collections and/or Records:

Abraham Liebmann Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25571
Abstract

The collection mainly pertains to Abraham Liebmann and his son Wilhelm, as well as on Abraham's grandson Siegfried and his great-grandson Albert, including their wives. It contains various documents, poetry and a large amount of correspondence from the 19th century. Prominent topics are related to the education, professional and military careers, politics, and marital lives of the family members. Also included are two restitution cases.

Dates: 1809-1981; Majority of material found in 1830-1918, 1947-1960

Albert B. Oppenheimer Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 6282
Abstract

This collection contains a considerable amount of correspondence relating to Albert Oppenheimer's restitution and inheritance cases, as well as a number of personal, family, and vital records (mostly photocopies) and a large number of photographs.

Dates: 1920-1978

Alfred and Elisabeth Mayer Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25527
Abstract

The Alfred and Elisabeth Mayer Family largely centers on the emigration from Germany of the extended members of this family as well as documentation of Alfred and Elisabeth Mayer and information on the family's genealogy and individual experiences. The collection includes a large quantity of family correspondence; family trees; articles; official, military, and educational documents; some financial and legal documentation and correspondence; and photographs.

Dates: 1896-2012; Majority of material found within 1937-1946

American Federation of Jews from Central Europe Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 4420
Abstract

This collection consists mainly of responses to a 1944 questionnaire sent by the American Federation of Jews from Central Europe to collect information on the communal property owned by Jewish communities in Germany prior to November 1938. Materials include completed questionnaires, correspondence, lists of reporting congregations, addresses, charts of data collected, and a final report. A small amount of materials related to other functions of the Federation is also included.

Dates: 1942-2005; Majority of material found within 1944-1947

Anneliese Riess Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 10019
Abstract

This collection documents the life of Anneliese Riess and her family. The bulk of the collection contains correspondence that reflects the impact of fascism and anti-Semitic policies on her personal life and on her immediate family.

Dates: 1882-2001; Majority of material found in 1933-1948

Augusta and Emil Mane Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 6835
Abstract

This collection contains the personal papers of Augusta (1905-2000) and Emil Mane (1900-1991) of Philippsburg, Baden, Germany. They were forced to sell their iron works business Gebrüder Gutmann in 1938 and, after Emil’s imprisonment in Dachau and time in an English refugee camp, they immigrated to the United States. The collection includes personal correspondence, emigration and restitution materials, recipes, photographs, a family tree, and a list of what happened to the Jews of Philippsburg during or after World War II.

Dates: 1905-circa 1997, 2013; Majority of material found within 1937-1945

Beiner Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 11129
Abstract

The collection contains documents of Ernst Beiner and his family, including documents pertaining to his studies and work in pharmacy and dentistry, family photographs, and a file of material regarding his restitution claim against Germany after World War II. Also included are documents of the family of Biener's wife Fanny Beiner née Karpf.

Dates: 1908-1999

Bernhard and Antonie Hirschmann Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25180 / MF 1009
Abstract

Legal files, receipts, and correspondence concerning property in Brandenburg and restitution. The material is arranged in chronological order within each folder.

Dates: 1937-1954

Charles and Elly Weill Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 6491
Abstract

This collection contains materials pertaining to the emigration of Carl and Emmy Weil from Germany and their restitution case, as well as some family correspondence and documents.

Dates: 1936-1962

Curt C. Silberman Papers

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25782
Abstract

The collection documents the life and professional activities of the German-born attorney Curt Silberman, in the period of his life following his emigration to the United States, from the 1940s to the 1990s. The materials include correspondence; manuscripts of speeches; ephemera; clippings; publications such as organizational newsletters and anniversary booklets; and photographs. The majority of the materials relate, on the one hand, to Silberman's service in and engagement with social welfare, cultural and educational organizations and institutions, including the American Federation of Jews from Central Europe and allied organizations; and, on the other, to his activities as a lecturer and speaker, both in the United States and (from the 1960s on) in Germany, especially his hometown of Würzburg, on topics including the commemoration of Kristallnacht, German Jewish history, and aspects of international law.

Dates: 1937-2000

David Baumgardt Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 797 / MF 553
Abstract

The collection contains extensive correspondence of Baumgardt including letters from the front to his family during World War I, and correspondence with Conrad Aiken, Hannah Arendt, Julius Bab, Bertha Badt-Strauss, Leo Baeck, Isaiah Berlin, Walter Benjamin, Hugo Bergmann, Kurt Blumenfeld, Ilse Blumenthal-Weiss, Martin Buber, John Dewey, Dora Edinger, Albert Einstein, Ismar Elbogen, Elisabeth Foerster-Nietzsche, Felix Frankfurter, Sigmund Freud, Georg Heym, Salomo Friedlaender (Mynona), Max Gruenewald, Hermann Hesse (including photos, watercolors, autographed poems), Sidney Hook, Rudolf Kayser, Wolfgang Koehler, Hans Kohn, Georg Landauer, Heinrich Mann, Thomas Mann, Hans Margolius, Reinhold Niebuhr, Erwin Panofsky, Jacob Picard, Kurt Pinthus, Joachim Prinz, Hyman Rickover, Eleanor Roosevelt, Arthur Schlesinger, Hans Joachim Schoeps, Gershom Scholem, Toni Sender, Ernst Simon, Chaim Weizmann, Beatrice Webb, Robert Weltsch, and Arnold Zweig.

Also included are manuscripts, articles, lectures, and offprints by and about Baumgardt on philosophy, ethics, religion, literature, politics, and other subjects; transcripts of conversations with Einstein and Freud.

Correspondence and reviews about publication of Horizons of a Philosopher (the Festschrift for David Baumgardt).

Letters, notes, and manuscripts by Dorothy Canfield Fischer.

Photos of Baumgardt's family and friends.

Organizational records of the Zionist youth group Ha-Poel Ha-Zair, including minutes of the central council of the organization in Berlin and letters from Georg Landauer, Eugen Taeubler and Robert Weltsch, 1919-1921.

[AV collection (records)] Interview with Voice of America, February 23, 1955 ( 1 record)

[OS 80] Article "Erwachen der Romantik" (1930) (copy in Box 16, Folder 16); page from the Juedische Rundschau with notes by Baumgardt (copy in Box 18, Folder 19); speech "Jeremy Bentham, an Englishman, to the Citizens of the Several American United States, London 1817" (copy in Box 24, Folder 2)

[R 12] Sigmund Freud Autographs (copies in file).

Dates: 1800-1983

Denise Wilde Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25189
Abstract

The Denise Wilde Family Collection holds the papers of members of the Wilde and Szymanski families, with much of the material centering on the life of dentist Herbert Wilde. The collection largely focuses on the immigration of the Wilde family, the education and Belgian dental practice of Herbert Wilde, and the restitution claims of several family members. The collection consists of official and educational documents, correspondence, photographs and family trees.

Dates: 1906-2010; Majority of material found within 1929-1951

Elizabeth Deutsch Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25179
Abstract

This collection documents the life of Elizabeth Deutsch. It includes correspondence and photographs, primarily from her time as a young person in Vienna. It also includes restitution materials.

Dates: ca 1890s-1982; Majority of material found within 1927-1964

Elkisch Neumann Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 6569
Abstract

The Elkisch Neumann Collection consists of materials pertaining to the members of the Elkisch Neumann family and relate to their efforts to collect compensation from the German government after World War II. Included in the collection are land registers, bail bonds, tax returns, business contracts, account books, and other business documents. However the bulk of materials consists of correspondence with lawyers regarding compensations for Louise Elkisch, née Neumann, Dina Neumann, Ludwig Neumann, and Recha Müller, née Neumann.

Dates: 1904-1966

Erich and Grete Baum Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 10782
Abstract

This collection documents the restitution efforts of Erich and Grete Baum. The materials consist of legal statements, court decisions, receipts, and correspondence.

Dates: 1939-1974

Ernest Goodman Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 10662
Abstract

Ernest Goodman (born Ernst Gutmann) was a button and accessories salesman who immigrated to the United States in 1936. The collection contains correspondence and official papers belonging to him and his second wife, Carole Goodman née Vad. The collection documents Ernest’s unsuccessful attempts to bring his parents to the United States between 1936-1941 and his and Carole’s applications for restitution for themselves and their parents. A large collection of family photographs, a photo album, and a family tree are also part of the collection.

Dates: 1889-1996; Majority of material found within 1936-1975

Ernest Kahn Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25115
Abstract

The Ernest Kahn Family Collection documents the lives of Ernest Kahn, his father Morris Kahn, his mother Ida Kahn née Levy, his sister Ruth Kahn, and his maternal grandmother Amalie Levy née Blumenthal. The bulk of the collection contains correspondence and financial statements pertaining to restitution claims filed against the German government.

Dates: 1918-2005; Majority of material found in 1954-1988

Ernst Solinger Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25395
Abstract

This collection documents the experiences of members of the Solinger and Vogel families of Aschaffenburg, Germany with a particular focus on Ernst Solinger (1913-2008) and his wife Martha née Vogel (1917-2007). Materials include correspondence, photographs, poems, vital records, property and inheritance papers. Also included are records of Ernst and Martha Solinger’s emigration, education, banking, and taxes, as well as their efforts to sponsor their parents’ emigration and their later restitution efforts on behalf of their parents.

Dates: 1915-1998

Ernst Traugott Rosenzweig Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25719
Abstract

The Ernst Traugott Rosenzweig Collection contains personal papers, correspondence, a small amount of photographs, and a Hebrew Purim megillah scroll.

Dates: 1933-1977, 2000-2011; Majority of material found within 1938-1958

Ettinger Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25547
Abstract

This collection contains the papers of the Ettinger family originally of Fulda, Germany, and related families. Materials include personal papers, official and legal papers, photographs, and some personal correspondence and ephemera. The collection reflects the experience of some family members in internment and forced labor camps in France, their later immigration to the United States, and their restitution claims. The photographs are either formal portraits or depict leisure activities from the late 19th century through the 1930s.

Dates: 1891-2006

Ettlinger-Nachmann Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 5644
Abstract

This collection documents the Ettlinger-Nachmann family from World War I through the 1980s with an emphasis on the journalist Hugo Friedrich Nachmann (1889-1975). The materials include correspondence, legal records, university transcripts, obituaries, and a family tree. The bulk of the collection consists of correspondence and legal records related to the restitution claims made by Friedrich Nachmann between 1950 and 1970.

Dates: 1907-1984; Majority of material found within 1950-1980

Felix and Frieda Schuster Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 11898
Abstract

The collection contains documents pertaining to Felix Schuster's service in World War I; the restitution claims of Felix Schuster and his wife Frieda Schuster née Wolf; and family photographs.

Dates: undated, 1913-1963

Ferdinand L. Herrmann Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 4188
Abstract

This collection consists mainly of newsletters, bulletins, statistics, internal communications, and minutes from the Bavarian State Restitution Office in Munich, the American Federation of Jews from Central Europe, and the Coordination Office of the International Working Group for Restitution and Indemnification Claims in the Federal Republic of Germany. Correspondence of Ferdinand L. Herrmann (1902-1976) concerning restitution and two issues of the Bavarian Law and Ordinance Gazette are also included.

Dates: 1948-1950

Forst and Levy Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25548
Abstract

The Forst and Levy Family Collection holds the papers of members of the Forst and Levy families, ancestors of Susan Schomer. A large portion of the collection is made up of the World War I correspondence of the Forst family. In addition the collection includes later correspondence of Joseph Levy, paper money, genealogical notes, affidavits of support, restitution correspondence and other materials.

Dates: 1824-1964; Majority of material found within 1914-1917

Franz and Grete Hillinger Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25586
Abstract

The Franz and Grete Hillinger Collection holds the papers of Franz and Grete Hillinger and of other Hillinger family members. The collection focuses on former family property in Brieselang, Germany, with some information on the family history and specific family members' details. Documentation includes personal, legal, financial, and official correspondence, identification papers, curricula vitae, articles on family history, and wills.

Dates: 1915-2014; Majority of material found within 1950-1999

Fred Strauss Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25127
Abstract

Fred Strauss was the son of Milian Strauss (1893-1964), a textile businessman in Frankfurt am Main during the 1930s. This collection consists of the personal papers of the Strauss and Neu families. The bulk of the collection is correspondence written from 1938-1941 and restitution papers from the 1960s. Other materials include personal identification papers, vital records, and emigration papers.

Dates: 1892-1966, 2003; Majority of material found within 1939-1966

Frederick Lachmann Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 5256
Abstract

The Frederick Lachmann collection includes fragmentary materials that allow us all but a glance into the life and professional activities of Frederick Lachmann and members of his family. The core of the collection consists of printed copies of articles that Frederick Lachmann wrote for Aufbau. Also included in the collection are correspondence, photographs, and writings.

Dates: 1907-1999

Freund Family Collection, Gross-Strehlitz

 Collection
Identifier: AR 6485
Abstract

The collection comprises primarily documents regarding the legal battle of the Freund family to receive restitution for losses during World War II.

Dates: 1932-1986

George Berlstein Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 11639
Abstract

The collection contains documents pertaining to Emil and Irma Neumann's life in Vienna before World War II and their emigration from Vienna to the United States, including identity cards; passports; documentations pertaining to their acceptance of the names Israel and Sara; documents pertaining to Emil Neumann's claim for property seized by the German government; and family correspondence.

Dates: 1916-1985

George Garrington Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25819
Abstract

Correspondence, personal documents, and photographs in this collection show the life of George Garrington (Grünbaum) from his youth in Berlin, through the war years spent in England, to his later life in the United States. These materials document his relationships with family and friends, as well as his education, immigration, military service, career in engineering, and organizations with which he was involved.

Dates: undated, 1927-2018