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California

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

Bianca Gerstmann Schoen Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25059
Abstract The Bianca Gerstmann Schoen Collection documents the life and emigration of seamstress and housewife Bianca Schoen. Documents consist chiefly of photographs; also included are scrapbooks, correspondence, and emigration documents.
Dates: 1912-1958; Majority of material found within 1920s-1950s

Ernst Kantorowicz Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 7216 / MF 561
Abstract Correspondence on various topics, including emigration to the United States and Cuba; relocation in academic jobs; denazification and conditions in Germany after the war; and Kantorowicz's scholarship. Unpublished manuscripts, and offprints of articles and reviews by Kantorowicz, largely on medieval cultural history; a brief biography of him by Ralph Giesey. Manuscripts, correspondence, legal briefs, clippings, and other material on the loyalty-oath controversy; material on Kantorowicz's tenure at the University of Frankfurt, and on his dismissal. Manuscripts, correspondence, and other papers of family members; an art history essay by Gertrude Kantorowicz and a pamphlet of poetry from Theresienstadt; genealogies; and a manuscript on Simon Kaliphari of Posen; manuscript by Kaete Ledermann, A Memorial of Angi ("Esther") Kantorowicz, c. 1904-1944, 1954, including transcript compiled by Guenther Roth. Photos of Kantorowicz and of family members. Papers of Richard Kandt (1867-1918), an African explorer and, from 1908-1914, administrator of Ruanda: poems, letters, maps, and obituaries. Addenda: Original lectures by Kantorowicz. Photocopies for reader service.
Dates: 1918-1991

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

Gradwohl family chronology

 Collection — Consolidated Box P7, Folder: P-236
Identifier: P-236
Abstract Contains a photocopy of typed information taken from the Weekly Calavaras Chronicle, the Asmonean, and the San Francisco Hebrew observer pertaining to the Gradwohl family of California.
Dates: 1857-1870

Howard Lenhoff Papers

 Collection
Identifier: P-902
Abstract The Howard Lenhoff Papers were generated and accumulated by Howard Lenhoff starting with his involvement with the American Association for Ethiopian Jews (AAEJ) in 1974 and running up until his final preparations for his book, Black Jews, Jews and Other Heroes: How Grassroots Activism Led to the Rescue of the Ethiopian Jews (2007). In addition to chronicling Lenhoff’s participation in AAEJ, the collection documents AAEJ’s relationships with other activists and organizations; Israeli government officials’ responses to AAEJ pressure; requests for help and stories of trauma from the Ethiopian Jews; AAEJ’s extensive publicity efforts; and American Jewish press coverage of the struggles of Ethiopian Jewry. The materials include correspondence, clippings, notes, drafts, photographs, audiocassettes and posters.
Dates: 1947-2007; Majority of material found within 1974 - 2006

Ogutsch and Katz Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25578
Abstract This collection contains official certificates documenting the lives of four family members of the Ogutsch-Katz family. Also included are report cards, clippings, correspondence, and obituaries, as well as many photographs.
Dates: 1893-1988; Majority of material found within 1941-1975

Ursula Meseritz Elgart Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25544
Abstract This collection reflects the experiences of Ursula Elgart née Meseritz (1919-2003) from her youth in Hamburg and Berlin through her immigration in 1938 until eventually settling in California. Personal papers and photographs of some of her family members are also included. Materials include photographs, photo albums, family trees, correspondence, vital records, materials from a Stolperstein ceremony for her parents, a diary, an address book, a datebook, and a cookbook.
Dates: 1865-2013; Majority of material found within 1920-1950

Vera Meyer Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25075
Abstract This collection documents the lives of Vera Meyer's family members, especially her parents, Alfred and Eva Meyer, but also involving her grandparents and uncles. Prominent in the collection are the many family photographs and copies of family correspondence, including immigration and wartime letters. Other material consists of some biographical essays and a family tree.
Dates: 1890-2000; Majority of material found within 1916-1949

Victoria (Zetlin) Russman Pordes Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25583
Abstract The Victoria (Zetlin) Russman Pordes Collection holds the correspondence, personal, and professional papers of Victoria Pordes, along with other members of her family, especially her sister Anna (Zetlin) Jarosik. Much of the collection consists of correspondence, notably the personal family correspondence between Zetlin siblings. In addition, the collection includes official, and educational papers, postcards, photographs, scrapbooks, tourism materials, immigration and citizenship papers, notebooks, address books, diaries, and other items.
Dates: 1903-2002, 2013; Majority of material found within 1946-1986

Walther Rothschild Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25798
Abstract The collection contains typescripts by Walther Rothschild, a publisher, scholar and author. The writing includes journals, drafts of an unpublished novel, and a travel report.
Dates: undated, 1941-1956