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Textile industry -- Germany (West)

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

Bendix Family Collection

Identifier: AR 6138
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1873-1950

Franz Viktor Grünfeld Collection

Identifier: AR 3174
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1911-1965; Majority of material found within 1956-1960

Heinemann Family Collection, Lüneburg

Identifier: AR 2973
Abstract The collection contains documents of the Heinemann family of Lüneburg, including official and legal documents, business documents, and correspondence.
Dates: 1736-1918

Klaus Oliven Collection

Identifier: AR 3172
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1807-1909, 1956

Levy Family Collection.

Identifier: AR 6330
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1781-1920

Oppenheimer and Sander Families Collection

Identifier: AR 6943
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1868-1905, 2006; Majority of material found within 1868-1900

Simon May Family, Hamburg, Collection

Identifier: AR 159
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1838-1892, 1958; 1890

Toury-Zimmermann Collection

Identifier: AR 5064
Abstract 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.
Dates: circa 1980-1984

Tuchmann Family Collection

Identifier: AR 1401
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1831-1980

Wolf and Landauer Families Collection

Identifier: AR 6412
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1895-1931