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Jews -- Germany -- History

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 103 Collections and/or Records:

Alfred Neumeyer Collection

 Collection
Identifier: LBIJER 41
Scope and Contents The first folder contains photocopies of letters written to Alfred Neumeyer regarding his paper "Bemerkungen zu einer Abaenderung des Edikts vom 10. Juni 1813, die Verhaeltnisse der juedischen Glaubensgenossen im Koenigreiche Bayern betreffend" (Regierungsblatt 1813, Stueck 39, Seite 921). Referat erstattet im Auftrag der größeren und mittleren Israelitischen Kultusgemeinden Bayerns," Augsburg 1914. 33 pp.) (Cf. http://opac.cjh.org:8991/F?func=direct-doc-set&doc_number=000195490 &format=999)

Attached is the carbon copy of a letter from the Leo Baeck Institute Jerusalem (Max Nathan) to Alfred Neumeyer's son, Alexander Neumeyer from Shavei Zion (1966), who gave copies to the institute, but kept the originalThe second folder contains Alfred Neumeyer's memoirs titled "Erinnerungen". They were written in the Jewish agricultural settlement Avigdor (Argentina) between 1941 and 1944 (typescript, 268+2 pp.) after his emigration from Germany and cover the years 1867 to 1944.

Alfred Neumeyer describes: his childhood in Munich; primary and secondary education; military service; university studies in Berlin and Munich; marriage and domestic life; work as a judge in Munich; Jewish communal activities; establishment of "Verband Bayerischer Israelitischer Gemeinden"; fight against prohibition of ritual slaughter in Bavaria; activities for "Centralverein" and "Reichsvertretung"; forced retirement as judge in 1933; changes in Jewish communal work after 1933; emigration and life in Argentina. (Cf. http://opac.cjh.org:8991/F?func=direct-doc-set&doc_number=000200946 &format=999)
Dates: 1914; 1944; 1966; 1944; 1966

Arnold Lazarus Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 4497
Abstract This collection contains personal and family documents of the noted rabbi and scholar Arnold Lazarus, and is particularly strong in documenting his time as a German field chaplan in World War I.
Dates: 1879-1944

Aschaffenburg; Jewish Community Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 5912
Abstract The collection holds clippings from local German newspapers and journals pertaining to the former Jewish community in Aschaffenburg, Germany. Also included are issues of the journal Spessart and a brochure, "Aschaffenburg : Vergangen, nicht verfessen – Sieben Jahrhunderte jüdische Gemeinde in Aschaffenburg, 1984“.
Dates: 1980-1995

Bernard Eckstein Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25296 / MF 838
Abstract The collection contains manuscripts, genealogical tables, clippings and other archival materials pertaining to the family of Bernard H. Eckstein.
Dates: 1928-2007

Bernard Eckstein Collection Addenda

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25795
Abstract The Bernard Eckstein Addenda Collection focuses on providing documentation of the life of the chemist Bernard Eckstein, especially his early life in Ulm, Germany, his education in England and the United States, and his military service during World War II. Documentation of the lives of his parents, brother, and other family members are also present. The collection includes official and personal documents, scrapbooks, family correspondence, biographical and autobiographical narratives, photographs, military documents, newspaper clippings, and other documents.
Dates: 1872-2018; Majority of material found in 1938-1946; 1990-2012

Bruno Keith Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25015 / MF 871
Abstract Manuscripts, interview tapes, photos.
Dates: 1934-2000

Buchau Jewish Community Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 449
Abstract This collection contains a original and photocopied clippings and articles, documents, booklets, photographs and pieces of writing pertaining to the Jewish community of Buchau.
Dates: 1914-2000

Bueding Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 7265
Abstract The Bueding family papers contain handwritten and printed original documents of the Bueding, Goldschmidt, Cohnheim and Mardorf families in Kassel, Hesse, including royal commissions, letters of protection, business matters, and family histories. They also hold documentation collected by the Bueding family about Jewish history in Kassel, especially about the history of French Jews, from the Middle Ages until the 19th century.
Dates: 1745-1926

Buttenhausen Jewish community collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 2057
Abstract The bulk of the collection deals with a 1787 letter of protection for 25 Jewish families, allowing them to settle in Buttenhausen. Also included is material, documenting Jewish history in and around Buttenhausen; material, documenting the persecution of Jews, 1933-1945; and clippings about the dedication of various memorials, 1961-2000.
Dates: 1829, 1919-2000

Carola Levy Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 257
Abstract The Carola Levy Collection holds the papers of Carola Levy Kaufmann as well as of the Levy and Feldheim families and related families. The collection consists of correspondence, article manuscripts, copies of family members' documents and newspaper clippings, and a friendship book.
Dates: 1823-1978; Majority of material found in 1840-1890, 1965-1975

Chambré Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 11627
Abstract The collection contains correspondence regarding the Chambré family, accompanied by notes and clippings on the Jewish community and Chambré family of Lich (Hesse). Also included is an illustrated yahrzeit reminder for Carl Chambré.
Dates: 1919-1999

Commemorating Kristallnacht and Jewish musicians

 Collection
Identifier: AR 6262
Abstract Newspaper clippings and other published materials about Kristallnacht commemorations and an exhibition about Jewish musicians in Frankfurt am Main.
Dates: 1989-1994

Curt C. Silberman Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25124
Abstract The collection documents the life and interests of Curt C. Silberman. There are only a few materials related to his life in Germany and his and family's immigration. The bulk of the collection consists of documents and correspondence related to his involvement with Jewish organizations in the US and his visits to Germany, especially his hometown Wuerzburg.
Dates: 1930-2001

David Mannheim Collection

 Collection
Identifier: LBIJER 280
Abstract The file contains various materials pertaining David Mannheim.
Dates: 1870-1972

Decrees Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 379
Abstract Various decrees issued by rulers before emancipation to the Jewish communities of the towns and provinces of Alsace, Augsburg, Austria, Baden, Bamberg, Berlin, Bohemia, Brandenburg, Braunschweig, Breslau, Cassel, Cologne, Dresden, Eisenach, Frankfurt am Main, Hanau, Hanover, Helmstaedt, Hessen, Karlsruhe, Leipzig, Nassau, Nuremberg, Palatinate, Potsdam, Prussia, Rawicz, Rheinfels, Saxony, Schleswig, Schwerin, Vienna, Weinheim, Wolfenbuettel, and Wuerzburg. The decrees concern many aspects of life, including economic activity and taxation, settlement rights, and the regulation of the internal life of the Jewish communities.
Dates: 1614-1846

Dortmund Jewish Community Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 3178
Abstract This collection contains original and photocopied correspondence, documents and clippings pertaining to Jews and the Jewish community in Dortmund, Germany.
Dates: 1911-2004

Dresden Jewish Community Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 140
Abstract This collection contains various original and printed materials pertaining to the ‘Israelitische Religionsgemeinde zu Dresden’ regarding community finances, the new synanogue in Dresden, and Holocaust remembrance. Also found in this collection are typescripts written by Walter Grün, Max Lesser, and Henry A. Landsberger.
Dates: 1938-2001

Ephraim Salomon and David Salomon Unger Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 4807
Abstract This collection contains original official documents pertaining to two brothers, Ephraim Salomon Unger (1789-1870) and David Salomon Unger (1801- ), both renowned mathematicians in Germany in the 19th century. Also included are photocopies of documents pertaining to both brothers as well as members of their family.
Dates: 1807-1837

Esslinger Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 4991
Abstract This collection contains genealogical information and documents related to the Esslinger, Bloch, and Leib families from Württemberg, Konstanz and Zurich, as well as Isidor Esslinger who immigrated to the US State of Indiana in the 1850s.
Dates: 1838-1981

Evelyn Benson Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25433
Abstract The Evelyn Benson Collection consists of documents on six German Jewish nurses that were compiled for Benson's research on the history of Jewish women in nursing. Documents include correspondence, photographs, manuscripts, photocopies of official documents, and clippings.
Dates: 1926-1942, 1987-2010; Majority of material found within 1987-2001

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

Frankfurt am Main Jewish Community Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 279
Abstract This collection contains a wide range of materials, ranging from personal correspondence to programs and mass mailings, which for the most part have to do with various community institutions and membership organizations of the pre-war Frankfurt community.
Dates: 1614-2005

Fuchsstadt; Jewish Community Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 10995 / MF 829
Abstract Miscellaneous materials pertaining to the history of the Jewish community of Fuchsstadt (near Reichenberg)
Dates: 1811-1945

Fuerth Jewish Community Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 994
Abstract Various materials related to the Jewish community of Fuerth.
Dates: 1705-1974

Gedern and Ober-Seemen Jewish Community Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 5542
Abstract List of names of Jewish residents & businesses of Gedern and Ober-Seemen as of 1933. Photographs of the Jewish cemetery of Ober-Seemen.
Dates: 1933-2004

Gelnhausen, Jewish Community Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 6397
Abstract The collection consists mainly of the correspondence of Johanna Boetz, Richard Scheuer and the city of Gelnhausen about its Jewish community in general and particularly about the rededication of the local synagogue on September 25, 1986. Also included are press releases and newsletters, manuscripts such as "Das Schicksal der Juden im Main-Kinzig-Kreis, Jugendliche suchen eine Erklaerung," and clippings.
Dates: 1981-1993

George Arnstein Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 5942
Abstract This collection contains two longer family history manuscripts, as well as some translations of early 20th century research on German-Jewish genealogy and various other materials compiled by George Arnstein for his family research endeavors
Dates: 1988-2003

George Arnstein Manuscripts Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25511
Abstract Manuscripts, correspondence, notes and clippings compiled by George Arnstein for his family research endeavors.
Dates: [unknown]

Germania Judaica Collection, Cologne

 Collection
Identifier: AR 1285 / MF 576 / MF 577
Abstract Reports, publications and clippings pertaining to the establishment and activities of Germania Judaica at Koelner Bibliothek.
Dates: 1959-2001

Guide to the Rabbi Leo Baeck Collection

 Collection
Identifier: LBIJER 104
Abstract The collection consists of material pertaining to Rabbi Leo Baeck. The material, mostly secondary, was collected by the Leo Baeck Institute’s staff and in some cases bear markings and notes by the Institute’s staff.
Dates: 1914-2007