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Cosmetics industry

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Eugen and Nanette Wassermann Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 6535
Abstract This collection contains the papers of Nanette and Eugen Wassermann, in particular those regarding their emigration to the United States and a large number pertaining to their leather goods factory Hch. Wassermann jun. in Nuremberg.
Dates: circa 1901-1953

Herta Leab and Leo Leab Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 7205
Abstract This collection details the lives and immigration experiences of Herta and Leo Leab. Given Herta Leab's experience as an executive in the Scherk cosmetics company and as the owner of her own company, Hedda Maar Cosmetics, it includes significant material on the cosmetics industry in Germany and the United States. Losses suffered by the Marcus, Liebeskind, and Scherk families in Nazi Germany and the Leabs' efforts to receive restitution are also well documented, along with some material on the town of Gilgenburg (now Dabrowno, Poland) and World War I. The collection is comprised of extensive personal and business correspondence, family and official papers, notebooks, clippings, and a few photographs.
Dates: 1858-2010; Majority of material found within 1938-1975

Ilse and Eric Dean Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25666
Abstract This collection consists primarily of letters from Ilse Glaser Dean to her later husband, Eric Henry Dean between 1952 and 1964. It also contains many photographs of the Deans and their relatives and friends from the 1930s until the 1970s. Additionally it holds correspondence by Wolfgang Schwerin to Ilse and Eric Dean between 1952 and 1988 and a collection of official and personal documents.
Dates: 1900-1989; Majority of material found within 1950-1970

Walter Ornstein Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25750
Abstract Records pertaining to the life and business activities of Walter Ornstein, proprietor of beauty salons and purveyor of cosmetics. These include business records and patents pertaining to Goubaud, the perfume business that Max and Elsa Fahrer began in Vienna and that Walter Ornstein reestablished in New York. Also included are photograph albums, song lyrics and letters from a suitor of Gertrude Goldschmidt that date to her life in Vienna prior to emigration and marriage to Walter Ornstein.
Dates: 1883-2017; Majority of material found within 1913-1958