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Opole (Poland)

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

Alfred Philipp Collection

 Collection
Identifier: LBIJER 290
Abstract Various documents pertaining to Alfred Philipp’s work as a community rabbi and a scholar, primarily his doctoral thesis about Werner Sombart’s work ´Die Juden und das Wirtschaftsleben´ (“Jews and the economy”).
Dates: 1924-1942

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

Friedlaender Family Collection (Oppeln)

 Collection
Identifier: AR 2133
Abstract The collection contains legal documents, correspondence, photographs, and manuscripts regarding the Friedlaender family of Oppeln and the brewery (Schlossbrauerei M. Friedlaender) which they owned.
Dates: 1811-1971

Georg Wiener Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 4275 / MF 1023
Abstract Georg Wiener lived in Oppeln, Upper Silesia (today Opele, Poland) in the 1930s and was a passionate genealogist with an extraordinary amount of knowledge relating to the history of the Jewish community of Oppeln and the surrounding villages, including regarding important personalities originating from the town. The collection includes long and short manuscripts on Oppeln Jewish community history, correspondence between Oppeln community members or their descendents regarding genealogy questions and typed copies of the Jewish community registers for Oppeln and Krappitz including dates of marriages, births, deaths and other events impacting the community. The collection will be of great use to those researching ancestors from Oppeln or the surrounding villages.
Dates: 1933-1957; Majority of material found within 1930s

Joachimssohn Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 872
Abstract Passport, burial society membership certificate, and wedding contract dating to the 1820s and 1830s, originating in Breslau (Wrocław, Poland); photograph of synagogue exterior in Oppeln (Opole, Poland).
Dates: 1825-1838, circa 1900-1945?

Moritz Sobernheim Collection

 Collection
Identifier: LBIJER 668
Abstract The collection contains copies of various materials accumulated in the course of Moritz Sobernheim's work at the German Foreign Office.
Dates: 1918-1932

Pinkus Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 7030
Abstract The collection contains papers including vital documents, membership cards, awards, medals, diaries, memoirs, diaries, manuscripts, legal papers, correspondence, business records, wills, genealogies and family histories regarding the Pinkus family, notable textile manufacturers in Neustadt (now Prudnik, Poland) in Upper Silesia, and their personal and business affairs. The family was also highly regarded for its support of civic and cultural affairs in the area, and corresponded with several notable cultural figures.
Dates: 1500s-1994,; Majority of material found within 1725-1994

Susan Graham Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25662
Abstract The collection contains correspondence mostly authored by Stephanie and Franz Pisker, dispatched from Vienna, Austria and the Jewish ghetto in Opole, Poland to their daughter Susan (née Herta) in America, before Franz and Stefanie were killed in the extermination camp of Sobibor. Also included are official documents and letters pertaining to their unsuccessful attempt to immigrate to the United States and the questionnaires by the Austrian Heritage Collection of Susan and her husband John H. Graham.
Dates: 1938-1947; Majority of material found within 1939-1941