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Jews -- Germany -- History

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 105 Collections and/or Records:

Guide to the Rabbi Leo Baeck 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

Gustav Tuch Collection

Identifier: LBIJER 275
Abstract The collection contains various documents pertaining to Gustav Tuch's activity in various Jewish communal organizations.
Dates: 1897-1995; Majority of material found within 1897-1907

Hamburg Jewish Community Collection

Identifier: AR 193 / MF 346
Abstract This collection contains correspondence and a large number of programs and announcements regarding the Jewish community in Hamburg, mostly during the 1930s.
Dates: 1931-1995

Hanna Oppenheimer Family Collection

Identifier: AR 11642
Abstract The collection contains documentation of the Hanna Oppenheimer family, including business documents, family documents, diaries, and family trees.
Dates: 1867-1940

Hannah Bachrach Collection

Identifier: LBIJER 679
Scope and Contents The file contains various materials pertaining to the Würzburger family of Heilbronn, collected by Hannah Bachrach (née Würzburger), and comprises two folders.
Dates: 1892-1984

Hannover Jewish Community Collection

Identifier: AR 1685
Abstract This collection contains correspondence and printed materials related to the history of the Jewish community of Hannover.
Dates: 1866, 1944-1986

Hans David Blum Collection

Identifier: AR 25256
Abstract The Hans David Blum Collection documents his research of the history of his family and consists of correspondence, documents, photographs, manuscripts and notes, genealogical tables and trees, and clippings. Additionally there is a small amount of personal materials as well.
Dates: 1700s-2003

Hans David Blum Research Collection

Identifier: AR 25360
Abstract The Hans David Blum Research Collection documents his research on the Jews of Breisach and his ancestors that culminated in a book entitled Juden in Breisach, that was published in 1998. The collection includes Hans David Blums’s research materials such as printed materials, documents (mostly copies), correspondence with archives and individuals, genealogical charts and tables, lists, and a large amount of notes.
Dates: 1832-2000; Majority of material found within 1960s-2000

Hedwig and Berthold Edelmuth Collection

Identifier: AR 25387
Abstract The bulk of this collection consists of approx. 50 letters from Hedwig and Berthold Edelmuth in Reiskirchen, Hesse (Germany) to their daughters, Gertrude and Sylvia, in New York, describing daily life in a small German town during constant rising of hardship and persecution, 1937 to 1941. Also included are correspondence by others and Gertrude Edelmuth’s friendship book.
Dates: 1902-1944; Majority of material found within 1937-1941

Heilbronn Family Collection, Tann

Identifier: AR 4157
Abstract The first part contains 50 documents from 1804 to 1863. About 20 of them refer to real estate property, houses and land. The documents of the 18th century show no Jewish names; they describe change of ownership of various properties which probably later came into Jewish hands; there is also the story of a certain family Hoffmann. Family Heilbronn appears as property owner in 1811. Various testaments give names of members of families Heilbrunn, Gerber, Rabenstein. Joseph and Sandel Heilbrunn received their concessions as weavers in 1843 and 1848.
Dates: 1704-1893

Hesse Decrees Collection

Identifier: AR 25198 / MF 647
Abstract Collection of decrees mainly related to the Jews of Hesse and Frankfurt am Main in particular.
Dates: 1705-1804

[History of Jews in Braunschweig]

Identifier: LBIJER 54
Abstract This collection holds handwritten materials pertaining to Gutmann Ruelf's research on the history of the Jews in Braunschweig since 1296.
Dates: circa 1890-1910

Inventory of the Eberbach Jewish Community Collection

Identifier: AR 1412
Abstract The collection contains primarily biographical abstracts of Jewish personalities who were born in Eberbach. Also included are a few historic documents and a short glimpse at the history of the Jewish community in Eberbach.
Dates: circa 1913 - 2019

Isidor Choyke Collection

Identifier: AR 1341
Abstract The collection contains items pertaining to the life and work of lawyer Isidor Choyke, particularly items documenting his legal career. The collecion also contains some family documents, including birth, vaccination, and school certificates.
Dates: 1869-1920

Isidor Kiefer Collection

Identifier: AR 1894
Abstract The Isidor Kiefer Collection consists of documents compiled by Isidor Kiefer on the history of the Jewish community in Worms, including Kiefer's own research, original documents and copies. A significant part of the collection is dedicated to the history and reconstruction of the synagogue, cemetery and Jewish museum in Worms.
Dates: 1902-1972; Majority of material found within 1922-1962

Israel Schwierz Collection

Identifier: AR 5042
Abstract The Israel Schwierz Collection contains manuscripts of various studies pertaining to traces of Jewish history in Bavaria and Thuringia.
Dates: 1985-1995

James May Collection

Identifier: AR 5110
Abstract This collection contains materials from the life of James May (1921- ). In particular, it documents via correspondence and clippings his ongoing engagement with his home town of Heilbronn, Germany, starting in the 1960s but particularly in the 1980s. It also includes other correspondence, personal papers, military materials, restitution files, genealogical materials relating to the family of his mother, Thekla Sänger May, and clippings and documents about his professional life as a textile designer.
Dates: 1883-2011

Jüdische Friedhöfe im Kreis Bad Kreuznach - Rheinland-Pfalz.

Identifier: LBIJER 782
Abstract The file contains documentation of the Jewish cemeteries in Bad Kreuznach County: photographs of the gravestones, transcripts and translations of the inscriptions that appear on them and correspondence.
Dates: undated, 1981-1990

John Hans Baer Collection.

Identifier: AR 11914
Abstract The bulk of the collection contains correspondence to and from John Hans Baer in New York, 1940-1945. Also included are letters and other materials pertaining to Anna Holz in Nuremberg, the wife of a high ranking Nazi official.
Dates: [unknown]

Julius Picard Family Collection

Identifier: AR 3586 / MF 1114
Abstract The collection documents the lives of members of the Picard, Dreyfuss, Epstein and Kahn families in Alsace/Lorraine (now France) and Baden.
Dates: 1732-1991

Kassel Jewish Community Collection

Identifier: AR 454
Abstract This collection contains clippings, photocopied documents, a bibliography, and manuscripts pertaining to the history of Kassel and its Jewish community.
Dates: 1827-2004

Kissingen Jewish Community Collection

Identifier: AR 3118
Abstract Transcribed excerpts from Bad Kissingen city council meeting minutes pertinent to Jewish affairs (for the years 1666-1885) prepared by K. Fuchs in 1948-1949, as well as varia relevant to the community, especially the sanatorium and the children's home (Kinderheilstätte).
Dates: 1893-1966

Königsberg Jewish Community Collection

Identifier: AR 1815
Abstract This collection contains assorted primary and secondary materials relevant to the former German-Jewish community of Königsberg, including programs from the synagogue and local Jewish organizations, curricula for Jewish education in Königsberg, and materials on the development of a prayer book for the New Synagogue.
Dates: 1899-1969

Kreuznach; Jewish Community Collection

Identifier: AR 4621
Abstract The list of Schutzjuden appears to have been copied from an official register. The memory book contains information on a number of the members of the former Jewish community in Bad Kreuznach.
Dates: 1728-1977

Lübeck Jewish community Collection

Identifier: AR 1226
Abstract The collection holds primarily published or reproduced materials pertaining to the history of the Jewish community in Lübeck, Germany.
Dates: 1816-1995

Leipzig Jewish Community Collection

Identifier: AR 2167
Abstract This collection includes various material concerning the Jewish Community in Leipzig. It contains administrative files and correspondence from the Third Reich as well as lists of deportations. It also contains speeches and essays about Jewish life in Leipzig.
Dates: 1422-1997; Majority of material found within 1925-1968

Leo Baeck Institute Jerusalem Correspondence

Identifier: LBIJER 1085
Abstract The collection contains the correspondence of the Leo Baeck Institute Jerusalem from 1950 up until 2005 and comprises 42 folders. The file contains internal correspondence of the institute's staff, as well as correspondence with other individuals and institutions. The correspondence includes minutes of meetings, requests for support, applications for scholarships, and research inquiries. It also addresses topics such as book publishing, donations of archival materials, cooperation with other institutes, and current affairs.
Dates: 1950-2005

Levi Family Collection

Identifier: AR 25743
Abstract The Levi Family Collection primarily tells the story of Eric Levi and his family from Ellwangen, Germany, especially focusing on his loss of schooling in Ellwangen and later service in the United States Army during World War II. The collection also includes information on the family of Inge Levi (née Thalheimer), the Thalheimer family of Bensheim. The collection includes many photographs, official documents, newspaper clippings, military records, articles about Eric Levi as well as the Thalheimer family, some correspondence, a scrapbook, and other documentation.
Dates: 1928-2011

Ludwig Oelsner Collection

Identifier: AR 5267
Abstract The collection contains documents pertaining to the life and work of historian Ludwig Oelsner. Included in the collection is bound book of poetry containing 106 handwritten poems by Oelsner; a bound album containing university degrees, certificates, handwritten and signed letters by historian Leopold von Ranke, articles by Oelsner, articles about Oelsner's career, book reviews, obituaries, eulogies, and photograph of Oelsner on the cover; honorary doctoral diploma with seal from the University of Wrocław; and membership certificate of the Freies Deutsches Hochstift. The collection also contains three Red Cross letters between Anna Mottek in London and her brother-in-law Eugen Mottek in Berlin dated between February 1941 and January 1942.
Dates: 1846-1942

Magdeburg; Jewish Community Collection.

Identifier: AR 1626
Abstract The collection includes short texts on Jewish history in Magdeburg and several minutes from the sessions of the ecumenical commission for regional Jewish history in Saxon-Anhalt. There is also an original poster assigning a man's pew seat to F. Falkenburg following payment for the same (1870).
Dates: 1868-1985