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Jews -- Germany

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 78 Collections and/or Records:

Adolf Leschnitzer Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25320 / MF 897
Abstract The Adolf Leschnitzer Collection documents the life and professional activities of Adolf Leschnitzer, researcher, historian, and teacher. The collection includes brochures, booklets, clippings, correspondence, financial, vital, and immigration documents, minutes, notes, photographs, printed materials, and writings, by Adolf Leschnitzer as well as other authors. Additionally, there are materials dealing with other members of the Leschnitzer family, namely his wife, Maria Leschnitzer, née Bratz, her mother, Elly Bratz, née Michael, Adolf and Maria Leschnitzers' son, Michael Lesch, also known as Michael Leschnitzer, and Adolf and Albertt Frank.
Dates: 1886-1986; Majority of material found in 1937-1973

Alfred Grünspecht Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 11016 / MF 962
Abstract The Alfred Grünspecht Family Collection illustrates Alfred Grünspecht’s interest in documenting the horrors of World War II by way of translating the works of other authors as well as his interest in the genealogy of his own family. The collection consists of correspondence, manuscripts, photographs, vital documents, and printed materials.
Dates: 1748-2003

Alfred Karger Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25330
Abstract This collection holds materials relating to the life and work of Alfred Karger, a German lawyer who immigrated to Ecuador in 1941. In addition to biographical materials this collection also contains some of Alfred Karger's writings, mainly published articles, and correspondence with different individuals and organizations, related to various topics between 1945 and 1968.
Dates: 1932-2003; Majority of material found within 1932-1968

Alfred Marcus Collection

 Collection
Identifier: LBIJER 129
Abstract The file contains various documents pertaining to research conducted by Alfred Marcus.
Dates: 1922; 1960 - 1971

Alfred Philipp Collection

 Collection
Identifier: LBIJER 290
Abstract Various documents pertaining to Alfred Philipp’s work as a community rabbi and a scholar, primarily his doctoral thesis about Werner Sombart’s work ´Die Juden und das Wirtschaftsleben´ (“Jews and the economy”).
Dates: 1924-1942

Arno Herzberg Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25299
Abstract The collection consists almost entirely of newspaper clippings of Arno Herzberg’s articles. The articles deal with the Jewish situation in Germany in the 1930s, Israel and her problems with the outside world, Jewish holidays, and a small amount of articles dealing with economic issues, such as taxes. Other materials include a small amount of correspondence, manuscripts (all the manuscripts are photocopies lacking any annotations or remarks), and a memoir depicting the Hess family members between 1930 and the 1940s, including their imprisonment in the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp.
Dates: 1930s-1992

Bruno Blau Collection of Manuscripts

 Collection
Identifier: LBIJER 103
Scope and Contents The collection contains two manuscripts, demographic and sociological studies with numerous statistics e.g. on birth and death rates, gender, health, education etc. by Bruno Blau, on the Jewish population of the Czech Republic in 1938, and on the Jewish population in Germany between 1800 and 1945.
Dates: 1938 - 1954

Bruno Keith Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25015 / MF 871
Abstract Manuscripts, interview tapes, photos.
Dates: 1934-2000

Carl Boschwitz - Hermann Leubsdorf Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 7251
Abstract The Boschwitz papers are focused on Carl Boschwitz's efforts with the Prisoners of War Relief Committee during World War I. The Leubsdorf papers trace the lineage of the Leubsdorf Family, notably related to the family of Heinrich Heine, and also include an eighteenth-century prayer book.
Dates: 1731-1959

Curt C. Silberman Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25124
Abstract The collection documents the life and interests of Curt C. Silberman. There are only a few materials related to his life in Germany and his and family's immigration. The bulk of the collection consists of documents and correspondence related to his involvement with Jewish organizations in the US and his visits to Germany, especially his hometown Wuerzburg.
Dates: 1930-2001

[Deportations from Westphalia 1933-1942]

 Collection
Identifier: AR 10911
Abstract This collection contains the names and basic data of 8,112 Jews who lived in Westphalia between 1933-1942. It notes whether they moved, emigrated, or were deported. The data were provided to Dr. Bernhard Brilling by over 60 Westphalian communities between 1961 and 1963. Also included is an introduction to and summary of the collection and Brilling's survey, prepared by Peter Lande in 1998. The finding aid contains links to a spreadsheet of the data, also prepared by Lande.
Dates: 1961-1963, 1997-1998

Displaced Persons Camps and Centers Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: RG 294.5
Abstract The collection is comprised of photographs of various provenances related to the lives of Jewish displaced persons (DPs) in the period immediately following the Second World War, from 1945 to 1952. The photographs pertain to DP camps and communities in the Allied occupation zones in Germany, Austria, and Italy, primarily those established by the American and British military, and administered by the United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration, and, later, the International Refugee Organization. Diverse aspects of daily life among the DPs are depicted, such as school, work, recreation, and vocational training, including many activities sponsored by Jewish voluntary organizations, especially World ORT and the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee. Also depicted are cultural activities such as theater, children’s performances, Jewish holiday celebrations and parades, and commemorative events honoring those who died in the Holocaust. The photographs capture leaders of the Jewish DP zonal and camp committees, DP police, and Zionist living collectives (kibbutzim), as well as notable military, political, and cultural personalities of the period, such as Lucius D. Clay, Fiorello LaGuardia, David Ben-Gurion, Yitzhak Gruenbaum, and H. Leivick. The photographs also reflect political and historical developments, including the major congresses of the DP leaderships in Germany, Austria, and Italy; protest demonstrations concerning British policies regulating immigration to Palestine; and events held upon the founding of the state of Israel in 1948.
Dates: circa 1920s-1959; Majority of material found within 1945-1952

Displaced Persons Camps and Centers Poster Collection

 Collection
Identifier: RG 294.6
Abstract This collection of posters includes approximately 1,000 rare or unique items pertaining to over 100 displaced persons (DP) camps and centers in Germany, Austria, and Italy, dating primarily from 1946 to 1952. Comprised of approximately 60% handpainted and 40% printed items, it includes posters produced by diverse Jewish groups within individual camps, such as administrative and cultural committees, sports clubs, Zionist and religious groups, and landsmanshaftn; as well as organizations active throughout the camps, including the Jewish central committees in the respective countries, the World ORT Union, the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee, the Jewish National Fund, and the Jewish Agency. A small number of items also document activities of the revived Jewish communities in the city centers of Munich and Vienna. Many of the posters use not only language but also color, graphic design, and pictorial and figurative elements to engage their audience with calls to entertainment, lectures, protests, and commemorations.
Dates: 1920-1926, 1939, 1946-1959, undated; Majority of material found within 1946-1952

Dr. E. Frenkel Collection

 Collection
Identifier: LBIJER 282
Abstract The file contains various materials pertaining to Frenkel family.
Dates: 1876-1936

Elisabeth Lunau Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 6461
Abstract The Elisabeth Lunau Collection documents Elisabeth Lunau’s personal life and her research on her father, Ludwig Marum, a Minister in the Weimer Republic and a prominent figure in the Socialist movement; the collection also documents Elisabeth Lunau’s research on her family’s genealogy. The collection consists of correspondence, vital-, immigration-, and financial documents, photographs, lists, genealogical tables, manuscripts, notes, and printed materials.
Dates: 1750s-1997; Majority of material found in 1916-1997

Emil Schorsch JTS Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25446
Abstract The Emil Schorsch Collections documents professional activities of Emil Schorsch, a Rabbi and a communal leader, after his emigration from Germany in 1939. The collection includes brochures, booklets, clippings, correspondence, notes, immigration documents, printed materials, and writings.
Dates: 1928-1979

Eric and Thea Nathan Midas Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25525
Abstract This collection documents the family of Eric and Thea Midas of Fürth, Germany and Niagara Falls, New York. It includes correspondence, vital documents, photographs and photo albums, as well as genealogical materials. Extensive information about the Jews of Fürth is found in this collection.
Dates: 1790-2008; Majority of material found within 1900-1988

Erich Jacobs Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25650
Abstract The Erich Jacobs collection contains documents and correspondence, as well as genealogical tables of both the Jacobs and Neumann families. There are several documents regarding emigration attempts, as well as receipts, passport and naturalization forms, registrations to various organizations, and certificates. Much of the collection includes facsimiles of the original records with translations attached.
Dates: 1923-1973

Evelyn Pearl Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 6292
Abstract This collection contains photocopies of documents, photographs, and genealogical tables pertaining to the family of Evelyn Pearl (Perl) of Berlin and the related Wachsmann (Waxman) and Heimann families.
Dates: circa 1917-1994

Four printed documents imposing restrictions on Jewish social and economic life

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25245 012
Abstract Four printed documents imposing restrictions on Jewish social and economic life in Brunswick and in Austria.
Dates: 1711- 1759

Frank L. Herz Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25386
Abstract This collection contains materials from Frank L. Herz, primarily his correspondence about his birthplace of Heilbronn, Germany, and correspondence concerning his uncle, noted Communist and Social Democrat Paul Levi. It also contains correspondence with East German writer Ludwig Renn, some clippings and printed materials about Heilbronn, a small amount of miscellaneous personal correspondence, and four photographs.
Dates: 1960-1998

Fred Einstein Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 3171
Abstract The collection contains family history research of the extended Fred Einstein family with genealogical tables, findings from genealogy research and correspondence related to this research. Moreover it includes articles and clippings from and by members of the Fred Einstein family and on general German-Jewish history with a focus on Baden-Wuerttemberg.
Dates: 1871-2010; Majority of material found within 1970-1990

Frederick Brunner Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 4237
Abstract The Frederick Brunner Collection incorporates the research of the banker and LBI board chairman Frederick Brunner. Prominent subjects encompassed in this research include the Rothschild family and the history of Jews in Landau in der Pfalz. Some research on banking history and Jews as bankers may also be found here. The collection contains extensive newspaper clippings, articles, correspondence, notes, genealogical tables and family trees, and a few photographs.
Dates: 1711-1972; Majority of material found within 1930-1970

Frederick Lachmann Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 5256
Abstract The Frederick Lachmann collection includes fragmentary materials that allow us all but a glance into the life and professional activities of Frederick Lachmann and members of his family. The core of the collection consists of printed copies of articles that Frederick Lachmann wrote for Aufbau. Also included in the collection are correspondence, photographs, and writings.
Dates: 1907-1999

Gustav Tuch Collection

 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

Hammerschlag Pollack Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 11995
Abstract Personal documents of Abraham Jakob Hammerschlag and his son Sally Hammerschlag such as birth certficates, certificates of citizenships (1901, Prussia, Lippe), work and trade permits, military passport, identity cards, military draft for World War I; correspondence; photos
Dates: 1835 - 1923

Hans and Käthe Stroh Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 10330
Abstract This collection contains documents and correspondence pertaining to Hans and Käthe Stroh's emigration to Shanghai and the United States, and materials for their restitution claims. There are also numerous family photos spanning the period roughly from 1900 to 1970.
Dates: 1899-1984

Hans David Blum Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25256
Abstract The Hans David Blum Collection documents his research of the history of his family and consists of correspondence, documents, photographs, manuscripts and notes, genealogical tables and trees, and clippings. Additionally there is a small amount of personal materials as well.
Dates: 1700s-2003

Heinz (Heinrich) Auerbach Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 7098
Abstract This collection contains a large amount of business and legal correspondence and documents pertaining to Auerbach's tenure with Tri-Ergon AG and Tobis Tonbild Syndikat AG, most of which revolve around legal proceedings (patent and civil) in Germany, Switzerland, and the United States concerning Tri-Ergon's sound-on-film technologies which had become film industry standard. The collection also has a folder of Auerbach's personal papers, a considerable number of family and personal photographs (some arranged in albums), some personal correspondence, and a few manuscripts for film projects.
Dates: circa 1850-1968

Henriette Levi Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 3669
Abstract This collection consists of letters exchanged between Henriette Levi and her children, especially with the family of her son Siegmund Levi and of her daughter Therese Gotthelft.
Dates: 1864-1915