Jews -- Persecutions -- Germany -- History -- 20th century
Found in 26 Collections and/or Records:
This collection contains the personal papers of Augusta (1905-2000) and Emil Mane (1900-1991) of Philippsburg, Baden, Germany. They were forced to sell their iron works business Gebrüder Gutmann in 1938 and, after Emil’s imprisonment in Dachau and time in an English refugee camp, they immigrated to the United States. The collection includes personal correspondence, emigration and restitution materials, recipes, photographs, a family tree, and a list of what happened to the Jews of Philippsburg during or after World War II.
This collection includes historical and genealogical information about the Weil family. Also included is correspondence regarding Bruno Weil's restitution case as well as the organization of Nazi persecution victims. World War I diaries and manuscripts of books written by Weil are also part of the collection.
The bulk of the collection deals with a 1787 letter of protection for 25 Jewish families, allowing them to settle in Buttenhausen. Also included is material, documenting Jewish history in and around Buttenhausen; material, documenting the persecution of Jews, 1933-1945; and clippings about the dedication of various memorials, 1961-2000.
Documents relating to restitution for denied public education in the 1930s for Ernst (Ernest) H. Picard, such as his report card, a copy of his birth certificate, his Harvard medical school diploma (photocopy) and correspondence; 1935 - 1968. Also included are three dissertations required for medical degrees in Germany of Ernst Picard’s father Julius Picard (Heidelberg, circa 1920); Julius Picard’s father Hermann Picard (Strassburg, 1895); and Julius Picard’s father in law Isidor Dreyfuss (Strassburg, 1893).
The bulk of this collection consists of approx. 50 letters from Hedwig and Berthold Edelmuth in Reiskirchen, Hesse (Germany) to their daughters, Gertrude and Sylvia, in New York, describing daily life in a small German town during constant rising of hardship and persecution, 1937 to 1941. Also included are correspondence by others and Gertrude Edelmuth’s friendship book.
This collection contains primarily materials (correspondence, press releases, contracts with the publishing house etc.) pertaining to Herbert Freeden's book about Jewish theater in Nazi Germany (Herbert Freeden: Juedisches Theater in Nazideutschland. Tuebingen: Mohr 1964.) Also included are typed manuscripts by Herbert Freeden mainly about the Jewish experience in Nazi Germany, as well as materials pertaining to Freeden's book about Jewish press in Nazi Germany (Herbert Freeden: Die juedische Presse im Dritten Reich. Frankfurt a.M. 1987.)
The collection traces the history of the Kaiser family and the lives of its members over the course of the 20th century through correspondence, documents, writings, family history information, and photographs.
Correspondence includes primarily letters and postcards from [Salli] Ziemke in Danzig, then Germany, to his son Karl and his son’s family in New Haven, Connecticut, as well as correspondence from other relatives in Mława, Poland, to Karl Ziemke and his wife, 1939-1941. Also included are various materials pertaining to Karl Ziemke’s dental laboratory in Danzig and in New Haven.
This collection contains assorted items regarding the Jewish community in Karlsruhe: photocopied excerpts from Carlsruher Wochenblatt, 1774-1775 about court cases; manuscript of songs and prayers on occasion of Prince Carl Ludwig Friedrich and his wife Stephanie Napoleon's visit to the Karlsruhe synagogue on July 18, 1806; manuscript entitled Geschichte und Schicksal des Karlsruher Judentums, an unpublished 1985 research paper by the Karlsruhe municipality, containing lists of Jewish residents in Karlsruhe during the 1930s and their fate. Includes extensive appendix of names and last known fate.
This collection contains assorted primary and secondary materials relevant to the former German-Jewish community of Königsberg, including programs from the synagogue and local Jewish organizations, curricula for Jewish education in Königsberg, and materials on the development of a prayer book for the New Synagogue.
Letters from Ludwig Mai to his wife Flora in Paris, while being confined in the Berlin prison Plötzensee in 1942. The letters reflect on life in Plötzensee, as well as on the lives of a small community of Jewish professionals who sought refuge in Paris after 1935. Some letters are written on prison stationery.
The Lila and Leo Marx Collection contains the papers of this couple, with documentation about their early lives in Germany and the effects on their lives by Nazi persecution, their subsequent emigration, and the fates of their family members. Much of the collection focuses on their restitution claims and financial situation. The collection consists of a large amount of restitution correspondence; family correspondence; official, educational, and employment documents; a chronology and narrative of the lives of Lila and Leo Marx and their families; and a few photographic postcards.
Miscellaneous materials pertaining to the Mane family, including work certificates (1918, 1919) of Emil Mane and his papers about his departure to England in June 1939; birth certificate of Augusta Faber Mane, her letter about national socialists in Philippsburg, 1943; and the marriage certificate of Emil and Augusta Mane (1930).
This collection contains personal papers of Margaret Gabali Rosenfelt (1912-2005), including official documents as well as correspondence with family, German and French authorities, and her friend Rudolf Schneider, a Stuttgart architect. A diary and memoirs are also included.
This collection consists mainly of the writings of Marianne Jorjorian (née Willdorff, married Dreifus, 1922-1977). A small portion relates to her death in 1977. After fleeing her hometown of Berlin, Germany in 1939, Marianne married Henry Dreifus, and the couple had Claudia Dreifus, who became a noted freelance journalist. Marianne was a troubled writer, artist, and waitress in New York City. She eventually married Aram Jorjorian and moved to Reno, Nevada. Her writings tend to be autobiographical and frequently deal with Nazi atrocities.
This collection pertains to the lives of Max and Eva (née Hausen) Feuermann, who were both exiled from their respective homes in Berlin in 1938. It contains extensive correspondence between Eva and her parents, who remained in Berlin, up until 1943, as well as documents relating to Max’s academic and professional life prior to exile. Half of the collection consists of materials of the Free Sons of Israel Benevolent Association, Liberty Lodge No. 192, a Jewish cultural association and burial society in New York; these records consist largely of cemetery plot deeds.
Folder 1 contains: List of Jewish communities from the American Federation of Jews from Central Europe; Genealogical records regarding Bonheim family; article by evangelisch-lutherische Landeskirche Mecklenburg, "Reichskristallnacht 1938, Reichspogromgedenken 1988", 48p., 1988
The Mühlfelder and Roeckert Families Collection contains both primary sources and research materials that, together, combine to record the history of these families. Charles C. Milford (born Klaus Mühlfelder) compiled the research materials; the greatest quantity of correspondence, documents, and photographs in the collection also pertains to his life. Documents include vital documents, educational records, military service records, and materials relating to Charles C. Milford’s career as a librarian. In addition to Milford, his father Simon Mühlfelder and wife Patricia E. Milford feature most prominently in the first three series of the collection. Family history research focuses on Simon Mühlfelder’s first wife Martha Kassel and people within her milieu. This research is compiled from Milford’s correspondence with scholars and archives, relevant archival finding aids and photocopies of documents held by various archives, articles, photocopies from books, catalog records for pertinent books, and Wikipedia pages and other printouts of biographical information from the Internet. These same types of material also make up Milford’s research on topics of interest, including the history of Jews in Germany broadly and of the Mühlfelder family specifically.
The collection is comprised of files pertaining to the restitution claims of Paul Engel, his wife Margaret A. Engel née Elikann, Margaret’s sister Selma Hacker née Elikann, and Selma’s husband Carl Hacker, along with wartime and post-war family correspondence.
Materials in this collection document both the private lives and business activities of the Nathan family, owners of shoe manufacturing companies in Frankfurt am Main and Chicago, through correspondence, documents, business records, and photographs. The collection focuses on Richard Nathan, his wife Anna Nathan née David, and their sons Franz Hermann, Erich, and Walter.
The Stanton Family Collection contains documents, correspondence, and photographs representing several centuries of Henry Stanton’s German-Jewish ancestors from the Sobernheim, Hinrichsen, Bütow, Bendix, Reiche, Abraham, Goldschmidt, Bleichröder, and Mond families. Family histories by Stanton based upon these materials are also included.
This collection contains records of the Munich Jewish community and the Reichsvereinigung der Juden in Deutschland. Most of the materials stem from 1939-1941 and include administrative records, financial records, newsletters, reports, notes, and blank forms.