Cuba -- Emigration and immigration
Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:
Elisabeth Freund Collection
The collection is organized in four series. Series I contains writings and publications by and about Elisabeth Freund about her personal life as well her work for the blind. There are several version of her manuscript "Zwangsarbeit Berlin 1941", which was published in 1996. She also wrote about her great-great-uncle, Julius R. Friedlaender, and published a book on home improvement for women in 1930. The series also contains her extensive writings, published and unpublished, on working with the blind, as well as publications and clippings about her and her work at the Overbrook School for the Blind. There are also several legal publications by Rudolf Freund. Series II: Correspondence contains both personal and professional correspondence by Elisabeth Freund, correspondence of her daughters Clare Freund and Ursula Goebel regarding her mother's work, and correspondence with the Leo Baeck Institute regarding the donation of Elisabeth Freund's papers. Series III: Photographs contains mainly images used in Elisabeth Freund's professional publications. The collection also contains a longhand writing device and workbooks developed by Elisabeth Freund (Series IV).
George and Hildegard Lewin Collection
This collection contains documents and artifacts belonging to George and Hildegard Brandes Lewin and their family members. In addition to vital records, correspondence and photographs, there are handwritten music manuscripts and pencil drawings.
George and Lillian Friedman Collection
Documents and correspondence related to the Friedmanns' emigration from Germany and Cuba via the famous S. S. St. Louis (they were the only family who disembarked in Cuba), as well as documents related to the freezing of their assets and Jewish forced contributions in Germany in 1939.
Leopold Levi Collection
Leopold Levi was a merchant in Stuttgart. Most of the material in this collection gives information on his activities for Jewish organizations and the Jewish Community in Wuerttemberg. Levi was a member of the Oberrat der Israelitischen Religionsgemeinschaft Wuerttembergs (from 1919 to 1940) and of the Israelitisches Gemeindevorsteheramt. He also was an Oberkirchenvorsteher in the Oberkirchenbehoerde and he was active in the Chewra Kadischa. Furthermore he assisted the Juedische Nothilfe. During the years 1941-1943 he succeeded to immigrate to the United States. He died in 1968 in New York.
Letters from Günter Riegner
Letters from Günter Riegner in Berlin, France, and Switzerland to his brother Otto in Philadelphia.
Martha Lipmann Collection
Official, legal and personal correspondence documenting Erich Lipmann's (also known as Eric Lipman?) attempts for securing an immigration visa to the United States or Cuba for his mother Martha Lipmann in Germany.
Martha Werner Collection
The collection contains documents related to birth, education, marriage, employment, emigration, death as well as correspondence, writings, clippings and photographs for Martha Werner, her husband Berthold Werner, her sisters Hansi and Liesel, her parents Heinrich Gruen and Mathilda Goldstein, and her husband's parents Koloman Werner (Kohn) and Rosa Heumann. There are baptism certificates for several family members.
Nachtlicht Family Collection
Collection of personal documents of Ursula and Ilse Nachtlicht such as certificates, correspondence, photos, clippings, notebooks.
Nathan and Thekla Naumann Family Collection
This collection contains documents relating to the Naumann family, primarily Nathan and Thekla (née Gutmann). Personal documents from their life in Unsleben, Bavaria, are included, as are materials about their emigration to the United States via Cuba. The collection also documents the wholesale grain company Gebrueder Gaertner, which was jointly operated by Nathan Naumann and his brother Ludwig until shortly before their flight from Germany in 1938.
Paul Aron Collection
Papers, photos, scores
Richard Faerber Family Collection
The collection primarily documents the early life of Richard Faerber (1895-1987). It also includes materials about his son, Walter Ferber, and other family materials about the Faerber, Lewkowitz, and Persicaner families. Of particular interest are handwritten materials about the Faerber family's time in Havana (Cuba) during the late 1930s, and two personal photo albums documenting Richard Faerber's World War One service in Poland and France.
Rose Wegner Family Collection
This collection consists mainly of correspondence between family members of Rose Wegner, predominantly of her mother Gertrud Leon's letters from Berlin to Rose in New York in the years 1938-1942. The recent correspondence between Peter Leon and Beate Niemann deals with the past of Beate's Nazi parents and their connection to the Leons.