Textile industry -- Germany (West)
Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:
Bendix Family Collection
The collection contains documents relating to the Bendix family, particularly to Fritz Bendix and his wife, Johanna Bendix née Hahn. There are also many papers and photographs concerning the family company, a linen factory in Silesia.
Franz Viktor Grünfeld Collection
This collection documents the passionate involvement of Franz Viktor Grünfeld (Frank Victor) in the field of graphology, the study of handwriting as a means of determining personality traits. Grünfeld was active in the field from 1920 until 1965. He published extensively and corresponded with leading graphologists, and also provided handwriting analysis services to companies and individuals. The collection also contains some personal material, as well items concerning his work with his family's textile firm, FV Grünfeld Landeshuter Leinen und Gebildweberei, prior to his immigration to the United States in 1939.
Heinemann Family Collection, Lüneburg
The collection contains documents of the Heinemann family of Lüneburg, including official and legal documents, business documents, and correspondence.
Klaus Oliven Collection
Humorous Oliven family history written by Fritz Oliven (Rideamus), accompanied by some genealogical notes and various papers pertaining to the family and business of the prominent Hannover banker Ephraim Meyer.
Levy Family Collection.
The collection contains 19th business and legal documents of Leon and Johanna Levy. Of interest to researchers are the detailed tax and mortgage documents as well as the extensive formal marriage contract.
Oppenheimer and Sander Families Collection
The Oppenheimer and Sander Families Collection provide details of family members' lives via profuse personal correspondence, especially the letters of Emilie Oppenheimer and her daughter Betty. In addition to the many letters and postcards are a family tree, some poems and notes.
Simon May Family, Hamburg, Collection
Vital documents, papers, and correspondence of the family of Simon May (1816-1866, Hamburg), as well as religious treatise on Orthodox Judaism by Simon May.
This collection contains a typescript draft of a research report on Jewish textile manufacturers in Baden-Württemberg circa 1800-1932, prepared by Peter Zimmermann for use by Jacob Toury, as well as photocopies of sources and several notes compiled on index cards.
Tuchmann Family Collection
This collection contains official documents, family papers, and correspondence pertaining to the Jewish community in and around Nuremberg, with an especial focus on the Tuchmann family genealogy. There are also a number of family papers and some correspondece, including materials related to the family's restitution claims.
Wolf and Landauer Families Collection
This collection contains family trees of Wolf and Landauer families, as well as various address books and customer lists dating to the turn of the twentieth century, pertaining to the textile firm W. Wolf & Söhne, active both in Stuttgart and in Boston, Massachusetts.