Jews -- Persecutions -- Germany
Found in 149 Collections and/or Records:
This collection contains materials relating to Erna Loewenstein née Kahn and her family. It includes correspondence between family members in New York and Bingen am Rhein, Germany during World War Two, as well as various items such as passports, photographs, and other documents.
Correspondence with individuals, including Alexander Altmann, Werner Cahnmann, Guido Kisch, Raphael Straus, and Max Warburg; business correspondence with publishers and organizations; correspondence with family members, including his brother, the novelist Lion Feuchtwanger.
The Ludwig Misch Collection documents the musical career and life of the musicologist Ludwig Misch. Included in this collection are numerous essays and reviews about several composers, memoirs, personal correspondence and a small amount of family papers. Those documents give an impression of Ludwig Misch's varied activities in the field of music.
The collection contains documents pertaining to the life and work of historian Ludwig Oelsner. Included in the collection is bound book of poetry containing 106 handwritten poems by Oelsner; a bound album containing university degrees, certificates, handwritten and signed letters by historian Leopold von Ranke, articles by Oelsner, articles about Oelsner's career, book reviews, obituaries, eulogies, and photograph of Oelsner on the cover; honorary doctoral diploma with seal from the University of Wrocław; and membership certificate of the Freies Deutsches Hochstift. The collection also contains three Red Cross letters between Anna Mottek in London and her brother-in-law Eugen Mottek in Berlin dated between February 1941 and January 1942.
The collection contains various documents relating to the Jewish communities in Chemnitz, Dresden and Hamburg in the late 1930s, as well as biographical information and personal documents regarding Manfred Saalheimer (1907-1967), legal representative of the Dresden Jewish community, and Josef Kahn (1881-?), president of the Chemnitz Jewish community. Also included are tributes to Otto Hirsch (1885-1941), president of Reichsvertretung der Juden in Deutschland.
This collection contains a few of journalist Margarete Muehsam-Edelheim's personal papers and a number of clippings and manuscripts by Muehsam on law, feminism, Jewish affairs and emigration possibilities, and the German press.
Letters from Martin in Johannesburg to his parents in Stettin and some return letters from Max Eisenstein to his son and daughter-in-law, 1936-1938. Also included are various documents from Germany and South Africa.
This collection documents the early years of Max Würzburger and Irene Würzburger, née Rosenfelder (both born in the 1910s), their departure from Ladenburg, Germany, following the Nazi seizure of power, their immigration to the United States, marriage in 1942, and transition from New York City to Kansas City, Missouri, in the mid-1950s. It also documents German efforts at reconciliation through the Würzburgers' interactions with Ladenburg's Arbeitskreis jüdische Geschichte ("Jewish History Working Group") in the 1990s, and ongoing correspondence with individual members.Additionally, the collection includes educational records of Max's and Irene's son, Allen Joel Würzburger, who died at 27 years of age.
In this memorial article, Herzfeld offers deep insight into the problems and the predicament for German Jews from 1933 to 1938. He especially describes the creation and the work of “Reichsvertretung der deutschen Juden”, the new organization for German Jews, facing the Nazi-regime.
The collection contains documentation of the life of Moritz Schweizer, particularly his persecution during World War II. Included in the collection is a diary excerpt listing concentration camp victims he buried after his liberation; correspondence; documents pertaining to his emigration from Germany to Amsterdam; documents pertaining to his internment in Westerbork and Bergen-Belsen; information kept by Schweizer on children in the orphanage at Bergen-Belsen; and letters of sympathy to his wife after his death.
The Nadelmann and Wolff Families Collection provides documentation about members of the Nadelmann, Wolff, Lewinsohn, and Kann families, including details on their professions, early lives, the towns from which family members derived, and including details on the emigration and deportation of family members. The collection consists of family correspondence, photographs, genealogical research, and research on family members' hometowns.
A collection of newspaper clippings from the American press on antisemitism and Nazism in the U.S. and Germany, 1930s-1940s. Topics include: Father Coughlin, 1938-1942; America First Committee, 1941-1942; antisemitism in England, Oswald Mosley; Jews in Germany, 1938; report of the Anglo-American Palestine Commission, 1946; Nuremberg trial. There is also a series of clippings arranged chronologically, 1933-38.
This collection consists of documents of the Nothmann family, including personal correspondence and official documents, such as passports and certificates. A lot of the material is about or from the time of the Nazi persecution.
This collection contains clippings and other published materials, as well as transcripts of speeches and memoirs that were produced in commemoration of the fiftieth anniversary of Kristallnacht, which occurred on November 9-10, 1938. Commemorations were held at the sites of pogroms, as well as by the international community.
Photocopies, clippings, and some original documents pertaining to the history of Jewish communities in the Palatinate, from the 18th to 19th century. The following communities are mentioned in this collection: Altenhof, Aschbach, Babensheim, Biedesheim, Breunigweiler, Essingen, Essweiler, Germersheim, Glan-Münchweiler, Hefersweiler, Hinzweiler, Ingenheim, Kaiserslautern, Koblenz, Kusel, Mainz, Mannheim, Münsterappel, Nuremberg, Odenbach, Oppenheim, Rülzheim, Sembach, and Würzburg.
The collection consists primarily of newspaper clippings in remembrance (and mostly praise) of Paul Eppstein. Also included are photocopies of official documents pertaining to Eppstein’s academic career.
This broadside was issued by the Protest Committee of Non-Jewish Women Against the Persecution of Jews in Germany, chaired by Carrie Chapman Catt.
TThe file contains various documents pertaining to the activity of the Reich Association of Jews in Germany (Reichsvereinigung der Juden in Deutschland) and comprises three folders.
The collection holds the papers of Richard G. Salomon, a historian of eastern European medieval history. The collection contains material documenting his professional life in Germany, his four-month journey to the U.S. in 1936, and his professional life after his emigration. It comprises correspondence, official papers, memoirs as well as articles by and on Richard G. Salomon. Additional elements of the collection are writings by Richard's relatives, e.g. his father Georg Salomon and his son, George Salomon.
The bulk of the collection contains letters to Harry Rimalower in Argentina from his parents and other family members in Leipzig, Germany, (1936-1940). Included in the letters are updates on family members and friends in Germany, discussion of the ever-worsening situation there, and discussion of efforts to facilitate the emigration of Harry Rimalower's parents from Germany. English-language translations of several letters are included. Also included is a brief history of the Eppstein family of Mannheim and a family tree of the Bernhard Solomon family from the 17th century to 1937, with birth and death dates and locations.
The collection contains documents pertaining to various Jewish communities in Hesse (Germany) and Bohemia (Czech Republic), including Oberaula; Blowitz (Blovice); Goltsch Jenikau (Golčův Jeníkov); Burghaun; and Langenschwarz. Included in the collection are photocopies of articles, maps, cemetery records, birth records, census records, family registers, and synagogue registers.