Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
This collection documents the efforts of Greta Rapp to have Marie Louise Hensel recognized by Yad Vashem for her efforts to rescue the Jewish lawyer Hermann Reis and his family in 1942. Although the rescue attempt failed, Hensel was added to Yad Vashem’s list of the Righteous Among The Nations. Materials include correspondence, clippings, notes, a poem, a copy of the certificate awarded by Yad Vashem, and photographs of the medal of honor they awarded and the tree that was planted in honor of Marie Louise Hensel.
The John L. Englander Family Collection describes the life of John L. Englander's mother and her family members. From 1937 to 1943 they corresponded between America, where John’s sister Elisabeth lived, and Augsburg. The letters describe their growing desperation and the need to send the children (Elisabeth and Hans, Elisabeth's twin sister stayed in Germany) out of Germany. The correspondence is the largest part of the collection. It furthermore contains poetry books and some photographs.
This is a collection of addenda to the Robitscher Family Collection (AR 25012) that further document the lives of Thomas Robitscher, his mother Magdalena Robitscher née Hahn, and his wife Anne Kelemen. Materials include personal correspondence, photographs, Thomas Robitscher’s personal papers, vital documents and other legal and official papers related to Thomas Robitscher, an inventory of his mineral collection, and correspondence regarding its donation.