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Oberdorf (Switzerland)

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

David Heimann Collection

Identifier: AR 7284

The bulk of the collection consists of the personal correspondence generated by a number of the members of the Heimann family and prose and poetry composed by David Heimann for various celebratory family events. Other materials include photographs, documents, and genealogical materials.

Dates: 1891-2008; Majority of material found in 1901-1951

Julius Heimann Family Collection

Identifier: AR 11011 / MF 826

Karl L. Heiman Collection.

Identifier: AR 10032 / MF 803
Scope and Content Note

Folder 1 contains Short biography of Karl Heiman; letters to the editor by Karl Heiman; letter by his daughter on the occasion of K. Heiman's 70th birthday; recollections of a Jewish war veteran of WWII; various speeches by Karl Heiman; newspaper clippings; article about Heiman Thorah; articles about the restauration of Oberdorf Synagogue. Folder 2 contains LBI newsletter (Summer 1999); brochure about the Museum of Jewish History in the Ostalbkreis; various quotes from prominent people including: Albert Einstein, Leo Baeck, Martin Niemoeller; biography of Karl Heiman; Clippings related to the history of the Heiman Torah; speech by Karl L. Heiman at the rededication of the Oberdorf Synagogue (1993); Karl Heiman articles in Newsday and other publications; "Reminiscences and Observations on Being a Jewish War Veteran of WWII" (by Karl Heiman, March 1944); clippings related to Nazi activities; letter from David Heimann commemorating the 4th Heimann day (June 17, 1928; article about resistance against Jewish persecution in Oberdorf (Felix Sutschek); article about the history of the Jews in West Ries; memoirs by Margot Wertheimer.

Dates: [unknown]