Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:
The collection contains a wide assortment of correspondence and photographs from actors, authors, musicians and others.
Bogart, Humphrey, 1899-1957
Eugen and Frida Rosenberg Family Collection
This collection documents the family of Eugen Rosenberg and Frida Giglio Saenger Rosenberg née Magnus, in particular two of their sons, actor Hans-Karl Rosenberg (stage name Hans-Karl Magnus) and electrician Herbert Rosenberg. It includes a large amount of correspondence between Frida, Hans-Karl, and Herbert Rosenberg during World War Two.
Falkenburg, Jinx, 1919-2003
Gertrude Berg Autographed Kutsher's Menu
This collection contains an autographed menu from Kutsher's Country Club of Monticello, N.Y., which featured Gertrude Berg as Molly Goldberg at an evening in its Patio Club. Disk jockey Jack Eigen's autograph is also on the menu.
Gustav Freud Collection
Letters, documents and ephemera pertaining to the life of Gustav Freud (1914-2006)
This is a collection of clippings pertaining mostly to German-Jewish individuals, whose life, accomplishment, or death had been noteworthy enough to trigger the interest of an editor at a newspaper or a journal. From the 1960s to the end of the 20th century, archivists at the Leo Baeck Institute perused dailies, immigrants’ journals and periodicals of special interest groups in the United States, in Israel, in various European countries and beyond to discover traces of the scattered survivors of German-speaking Jewry. Birthday celebrations, special anniversaries and obituaries as well as reports about deeds and accomplishments were clipped from the publications and collected. Today, these clippings bear testimony of all these individuals’ lives and German speaking Jewry as a whole.
Irene Triesch Collection
This collection contains three photographic postcards showing Triesch onstage, and one postcard with her signature.
Malina, Judith, 1926-2015
Myer S. Isaacs (1841-1904) Collection
Real estate lawyer, judge, newspaper editor, and philanthropist, Myer S. Isaacs was the eldest son of the second English-speaking Rabbi in the United States, the Rev. Dr. Samuel M. Isaacs (1804-1878). The Isaacs Family were founding members of the New York-based Jewish civil rights organization, the Board of Delegates of American Israelites (1859-1878), published the Jewish Messenger (1859-1902), and Myer was the first president of the Baron de Hirsch Fund. This Collection contains documents deriving from Myer and Samuel Issacs, and Myer's brothers Abram (1852 or 53-1920) and Isaac Isaacs (1845-1907). Information concerning Myer's children may also be found, including documents from his son Stanley (1882-1962), Manhattan borough President and New York City Councilman. Includes correspondence, clippings, commencement programs, invitations, souvenir and anniversary programs, election campaign materials, obituaries, funeral programs, and citizenship papers.
Orska, Maria, 1893-1930
Rudolf Kommer Collection
Series I, which constitutes the bulk of the collection, contains primarily letters (transcripts) by Rudolf Kommer to various people, including:
Temmer Family Collection
Most of the documents in this collection pertain to Margaret(e) Neff (other names: Margarete Temmer, Margarete Klein-Rogge, Margarete Junck, Margaret Neff-Jerome), an actress, born in Vienna in 1892, who got her first engagement at the "Deutsches Theater" in Berlin by Prof. Max Reinhardt. Later she was engaged at the "Deutsches Landestheater" in Prague, at the Berliner Staatstheater, and at the "Deutsches Nationaltheater" in Weimar.