New York (N.Y.)
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 530 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract This collection documents the time Judah J. Shapiro spent as writer and broadcaster of the radio show “Highlights and Background of the Jewish News” on WEVD in New York City. He wrote and broadcast the show from 1971 until his death in 1980. The bulk of the collection is transcripts of the radio show. The show focused mainly on the politics and current affairs of the state of Israel.
Dates: undated, 1916-1980; Majority of material found within 1971 - 1977
Identifier: DM 309
Identifier: AR 25034 / MF 473
Identifier: AR 1254
Abstract This collection primarily contains professional material by and about economists Julius and Edith Hirsch. The materials by and about Julius Hirsch include printed material, correspondence, manuscript and published writings, and memos prepared for the Office of Price Administration. Edith Hirsch materials include some published economics materials and a narrative family history centered on her maternal grandparents, Rudolph Bernheim (1848-1941) and Sara Bernheim née Levy (1853-1934) of Hechingen, Germany. The collection also contains material of wider German-Jewish interest donated by Edith Hirsch.
Dates: 1810-1982; Majority of material found within 1942-1960
Identifier: AR 25585
Abstract The Julius and Elisabeth Hirsch Collection holds the papers of this couple, with much of the collection consisting of family correspondence. Prominent subjects include the immigration of family members and genealogy of the family. In addition to extensive correspondence and family trees the collection includes notebooks, essays and articles, newspaper clippings, photographs, early drafts of Julius Hirsch's family memoir, and research notes.
Dates: 1842-2008; Majority of material found within 1935-1950, 1990-1996
Identifier: AR 7042
Abstract This collection documents the work of journalist Julius Sachs on a German-English thesaurus that sought to capture the nuances of language that are often lost in typical inter-language reference works. The work was never published.
Identifier: AR 10254
Abstract This collection primarily documents the efforts of Justin Mueller, his mother Laura (née Zivi) Mueller, and the extended Zivi family to leave Muellheim (Baden), Germany in the late 1930s and early 1940s. Also included are genealogical research on the Zivi family, materials about the family of Justin Mueller's wife, Hella Rees Mueller, and items of general German-Jewish interest donated by Mueller.
Dates: 1890-2005; Majority of material found within 1936-1942
Abstract This collection contains correspondence between Judge Justine Wise Polier and Eleanor Roosevelt sent between 1938-1962, with additional correspondence sent between Judge Polier and other individuals through 1972. The bulk of the correspondence between the two women is of a personal nature. There is also correspondence relating to US political and social concerns including WWII immigration quotas, Jewish refugees from various countries, settlement houses, education for racial minorities, and the Civil Rights Movement.
Dates: 1938-1972; Majority of material found within 1938 - 1962
Identifier: AR 1520
Identifier: AR 25078
Abstract This collection documents the education, immigration, and professional life of the physician Karl Rubner (born 1906), covering his early life in the Bukovina (part of Austro-Hungary), his studies in Vienna and Paris, and his later career in New York City. Materials include school and university records, vital records, correspondence, identification papers, articles, licenses to practice medicine, and photographs.
Abstract This collection contains papers of the Klinghoffer family related primarily to the 1985 hijacking of the Achille Lauro cruise ship, Leon Klinghoffer’s murder, and the aftermath of these events. Included are statements and speeches by Marilyn Klinghoffer, eulogies given at Leon and Marilyn Klinghoffer’s funerals, clippings, video recordings, photographs, the flag that covered Leon Klinghoffer’s coffin, and other objects. Also included are papers related to the founding and ongoing activities of the Leon and Marilyn Klinghoffer Memorial Foundation of the Anti-Defamation League. The bulk of the collection is made of condolences sent to the family. Among them are letters from Ronald and Nancy Reagan and other notable officials. Some personal papers from before 1985 are also included.
Dates: 1933-2014; Majority of material found within 1985 - 1986
Identifier: AR 6280
Abstract The Kornstein-Rosenthal Collection documents the most notable events in the lives of members of the Kornstein and related families, especially of Adolf and Suse Kornstein. Prominent in this collection is the comprehensive family correspondence, providing a view of the daily events of family members for nearly two decades. In addition, the collection contains a detailed narrative based on these letters. Other material includes educational and official papers, some compositions of family members, family trees and other genealogical information and photographs.
Dates: 1867-1988; Majority of material found within 1924-1941
Identifier: AR 25732
Abstract The collection provides information about the Kress-Heinemann family. It includes school report cards of Eva Heinemann and Walter Kreslawsky, recipes, genealogical research results and a portrait of Walter Heinemann.
Dates: 1914-1996; Majority of material found within 1914-1933
Identifier: AR 25716
Abstract This collection mainly consists of documents pertaining to the conductor Kurt Adler. Primarily there are documents about his life and his professional career, but there are also documents concerning the restitution of lost property of his parents.
Dates: 1922-2015; Majority of material found within 1922-1965
Identifier: AR 6295
Abstract This collection contains materials about the family of Kurt and Ruth Neu. Personal materials include family correspondence, photographs, and genealogical information, while professional materials for both Kurt and Ruth Neu include unpublished typescripts.
Dates: 1900-2003; Majority of material found within 1933-1957
Identifier: AR 11356
Abstract The collection contains a report by Kurt E. Reinsberg on his investigation by the Federal Bureau of Investigation during the early 1940s, after he was denounced as a German collaborator. The report includes redacted copies of the files the FBI kept on him. Also included are circulars and clippings pertaining to the Jewish community of Fulda and a membership roster and constitution and by-laws for the Isachar Widows and Orphans Benevolent Society.
Dates: undated, 1987-2002
Identifier: AR 12017
Abstract These are letters, written between October 1952 and January 1959 by Kurt Levin in New York City to his former client, Princess Luise von Preussen, first in Schloss Nordkirchen in North Rhine Westphalia until December of 1956 and then in Bückeburg in Lower Saxony, Germany. Most letters are typed, unless indicated otherwise. Attached are mostly undated clippings from the American press. – Also included are a detailed, English language synopsis of all letters by Sylvia Irwin, as is a "history of the Dannenbaum family" with the genealogy of Kurt Levin's ancestry.
Identifier: AR 6407
Identifier: AR 25582
Abstract The Kurt Roberg Collection focuses on the immigration and wartime experiences of Kurt Roberg and other members of the Roberg and Marx families, in addition to documentation on the genealogy of the families. The collection contains considerable correspondence, official and other documents, photographs and genealogical research.
Dates: 1818, 1882,1904-2013; Majority of material found within 1938-1946
Identifier: AR 121
Abstract This collection documents the life and work of Kurt Schwerin. Kurt Schwerin immigrated to the United States in 1938 where he became a librarian and professor of law. Contained are several of his writings, research notes and other papers mainly related to his attempts to organize the immigration of his family, to settle down in the United States and regarding to his function as board member and head of the Chicago Chapter of the Leo Baeck Institute.
Dates: 1841-1993; Majority of material found within 1931-1993
Identifier: AR 11921
Abstract This correspondence consists primarily of letters from the Metzger family of Vienna, Austria to Leonard and Laura Yaffe, of New Jersey, concerning the Metzger's attempt to emigrate from Austria to the United States, starting in 1938.
Dates: 1938-1949; Majority of material found within 1938-1940
Abstract The Lavanburg-Corner House (LCH) Fund was a philanthropic fund started in 1927 under the Lavanburg Foundation. Its mission was to support/fund agencies that dealt with troubled children and youth. The LCH Fund became fully philanthropic in 1972. The collection contains bills, by-laws, correspondence, financial statements, histories, letters, meeting minutes, memorandums, newspaper clippings, proposals, publications, and reports of the Lavanburg-Corner House Fund.
Dates: undated, 1942, 1944, 1950, 1952, 1954-1960, 1962-1966, 1968-2000, 2002
Identifier: AR 25050
Abstract This collection contains the bank and investment records of Grete Lebach née Weilheimer (1910-1998) and her husband Erich Lebach (1905-1988) as well as a few personal items. The materials date from the time of Grete Lebach’s immigration to the United States in 1939 through the early 1970s and include personal bank and investment records, ledgers, correspondence, financial reports, and a few personal items such as notes and introduction cards.
Identifier: AR 3180
Abstract The collection contains biographical notes on Lene Schneider-Kainer; photographs of her and signed photographs of the German author Bernhard Kellermann; and an album with newspaper clippings, magazine articles, and photographs. The album covers the years 1929-1951, and includes clippings pertaining to Schneider-Kainer, her work, and exhibits of her work; magazine articles concerning her trip through Asia with Kellermann, some written by him, illustrated with photographs of her related paintings; and photographs of Kellermann, Schneider-Kainer, and her paintings.
Identifier: AR 25872
Abstract The Leo and Anne Marie Grebler Family Collection records the Greblers’ personal and professional lives in Germany and the United States through correspondence, documents, family histories, writings, and photographs. Both the personal correspondence and photographs available in the collection demonstrate the Greblers close relationships with their extended family and friends, particularly Jacob (called Jascha) and Marianne (called Bertel) Marschak. A substantial quantity of information regarding the Grebler, Gerson and related families is also available. Writings by Leo Grebler elucidate his career as an economist and his special interest in real estate and housing finance.
Dates: undated, 1879-1996
Identifier: AR 230 V
Abstract The Leo Hershkowitz Collection of Court Records consists of affidavits, complaints and various orders that were filed in New York City between 1835 and 1910 presumably by Jews based on name or company of those involved in lawsuits. This includes cases of divorce, naturalization, business and estate disputes, and petitions for guardianship, among a variety of other lawsuits.
Dates: undated, 1835-1912
Identifier: AR 25228
Abstract This collection documents the personal lives of Leo Rapp (1924-2004), his wife Hildegard Rapp née Kaiser (1921-1997), his aunt Rosa Lang née Rapp, and her husband Julius Lang. There are approximately equal amounts of papers and photographs ranging from the late 19th century through approximately 2005. The papers include vital records, immigration papers, military records, tax records, school grades, correspondence, biographical notes, and family trees. The photographs consist mainly of formal and casual photographs of Leo Rapp, Rosa Lang, and Julius Lang, alongside many family group photographs.
Dates: 1882-circa 2005
Identifier: AR 25436
Identifier: AR 25654
Abstract The Leonie and Ernst Steiner collection contains photographs of three generations, official and legal documents and certificates of the time when the family members became American citizens. There is also some correspondence, for example from the young Eva Steiner in London to her father Ernst in the United States.
Dates: 1903-1980; Majority of material found within 1921-1947