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Germany -- Ethnic relations

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Heinemann Family Collection, Lüneburg

Identifier: AR 2973

The collection contains documents of the Heinemann family of Lüneburg, including official and legal documents, business documents, and correspondence.

Dates: 1736-1918

Jews in Germany after 1945 collection

Identifier: AR 4197

The collection consists of clippings from West-German, Swiss, and US newspapers, as well as some correspondence, published materials and ephemera, describing various aspects of Jews in Germany after the Holocaust.

Dates: 1951-1995

[Original historical documents]

Identifier: AR 10745

Collection of rare original documents from the 18th century, such as a letter of protection, a passport, and three decrees from Berlin, Coburg, Dessau, Kassel, and Schweinfurt. Also included is a copy of the periodical Juedische Rundschau from Dec. 28, 1937.

Dates: 1730-1782; 1937

Ruth Gay Collection

Identifier: AR 6800

The Ruth Gay Collection consists of Ruth Gay’s research material for her book The Jews of Germany: A Historical Portrait and includes numerous copies of the documents from the 1930s, photographs and illustrations used in the book and audio tapes with 11 interviews with German Jews living in Israel.

Dates: 1980s-1994, 2002

Spiegelberg Family Collection

Identifier: AR 5292

This collection contains a few letters sent to prominent egyptologist Wilhelm Spiegelberg from colleagues regarding an antisemitic backlash against his university appointment, as well as a modest group of his family papers, especially those pertaining to his grandfather, a veterinarian in Hameln and Hannover districts.

Dates: 1822-1938

Walter Heinemann Collection

Identifier: AR 865

The bulk of the collection contains material pertaining to Jewish life in Braunschweig, Germany, before World War II, including documents from Walter Heinemann's life in Braunschweig during the 1930s and material pertaining to the larger Jewish community and its prominent members. The collection also contains photographs of concentration camps and material pertaining to prominent Jewish individuals and organizations. Included are correspondence, photographs, government forms, notes, speeches, and clippings.

Dates: 1907-1968