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Hamburg-Altona (Hamburg, Germany)

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

Gustav Tuch Collection

Identifier: LBIJER 275
Abstract The collection contains various documents pertaining to Gustav Tuch's activity in various Jewish communal organizations.
Dates: 1897-1995; Majority of material found within 1897-1907

Herta Grove Family Collection

Identifier: AR 25203
Abstract This collection contains personal papers and clippings related to Herta Grove née Levi, her parents Moses and Bertha (Betty) Levi, and her brother Walter J. Levy, a noted oil consultant for the U.S. government. Materials include a family tree, a history of the Cohn-Levi family, an oral history interview transcript, records of memorials of Holocaust victim Betty Levi, clippings and biographical information, photographs of Walter J. Levy with government officials, and a plaque.
Dates: circa 1930s-2003

Jacob Jacobson Collection

Identifier: AR 7002 / MF 447 / MF 134
Abstract Records of several Jewish communities assembled by Jacob Jacobson.
Dates: 1450-1988

Kurt Zadig Collection

Identifier: AR 3791
Abstract This collection consists of two bound volumes of correspondence sent by Zadig from the front in World War I.
Dates: 1914-1916

Meier Spanier Collection

Identifier: LBIJER 268
Abstract The collection comprises the personal documents, correspondence and manuscripts of Meier Spanier.
Dates: 1884-1942

Michael Family Collection

Identifier: LBIJER 21
Abstract This collection consists of various materials pertaining to the Michael family in particular to Jacob Joseph Michael's (1882- ) efforts to write a family history covering the years 1600 to 1951.
Dates: 1891-1980

Rosenbacher-Wasserman Collection

Identifier: LBIJER 441
Abstract The collection contains personal documents and photographs pertaining to Rosenbacher-Wasserman family.
Dates: undated, 1839-1980

Trude Kersten Family Collection

Identifier: AR 25304
Abstract The Trude Kersten Family Collection documents the family history of the Brinizters', who lived in the Altona district of Hamburg, Germany from the late 1920s until 1938. When the situation for Jews in Germany became increasingly threatening they decided to emigrate to India, Great Britain and to the U.S. Jenny Brinitzer worked as a female doctor, Eugen Brinitzer as a dermatologist, their oldest son Carl Brinitzer became famous as an author and correspondent and Ewald Kersten established an international shipping agency. Theír diverse paths of life are illustrated in several photo albums, memoirs, letters and official documents.
Dates: 1899-1989; Majority of material found within 1930s-1940s