Frankfurt am Main (Germany)
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: AR 25102
Abstract This collection pertains to the family trees of Nathaniel M. Bier and the Wertheimber family. Furthermore the collection is a source for information on Jewish association and clubs in Frankfurt am Main between 1870 and 1939.
Dates: 1867-2001; Majority of material found within 1920-1939
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.
Identifier: RG 31
Abstract The Germany (Vilna Archives) collection contains materials of diverse provenances pertaining to Jewish life in Germany and, to a much lesser extent, other German-speaking areas of central Europe (Austria, Bohemia, Moravia), from the 16th century until the beginning of the Second World War. It includes correspondence, financial records, official documents, business records, writings, minutes, reports, book catalogs, printed ephemera, occasional clippings, and a handful of photographs. A little more than 60% of the collection comprises personal and family papers, or individual items of correspondence (approximately 140 different name headings); and a little over 20%, portions of the records of the Jewish communities of Darmstadt, Frankfurt am Main, Filehne (Wieleń), Raschkow (Raszków), and Rybnik. The remainder of the collection consists of various printed ephemera and scattered records related to Jewish communities, organizations, or firms, including publishers and booksellers. Also included are some 15 individual older items dating from the mid 16th to the early decades of the 19th century, including Schutzbriefe (residence permits), petitions, and attestations, as well as a mohel book (registry of circumcisions). Especially noteworthy among the personal papers are those of art dealer Josef Sandel, comparative law scholar Ernst Rabel, the Henschel brothers (artists), writer and social activist Lina Morgenstern, engineer Erich Kempinski, and writer and editor Julius Rodenberg. The several rabbis represented include Josef Jona Horovitz, of Hunsdorf (Huncovce) and Frankfurt am Main; Salomon Breuer and Isidor Friedmann, both of Frankfurt am Main; and Wolf Landau, of Dresden.
Dates: 1567-1945; Majority of material found within 1732-1938
Identifier: AR 11940
Abstract This collection contains a photocopy of the handwritten Bar Mitzvah register of the Israelitische Religionsgesellschaft at the Friedberger Anlage synagogue in Frankfurt, which was maintained by Salomon Steinberger. Steinberger (1883-1971) was the chazan of the Israelitische Religionsgesellschaft for almost 30 years. The collection also includes photocopies of brief biographies of Salomon Steinberger by his daughter and grand-daughter; Austrian military draft records from World War One; a letter regarding his move from Frankfurt to London in 1939; and photographs of Steinberger and his family.