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Jewish cemeteries

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 24 Collections and/or Records:

Aschaffenburg; Jewish Community Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 5912
Abstract

The collection holds clippings from local German newspapers and journals pertaining to the former Jewish community in Aschaffenburg, Germany. Also included are issues of the journal Spessart and a brochure, "Aschaffenburg : Vergangen, nicht verfessen – Sieben Jahrhunderte jüdische Gemeinde in Aschaffenburg, 1984“.

Dates: 1980-1995

Berlin Community Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 88
Abstract

The collection consists of various materials covering aspects of the Berlin Jewish community’s history from the 1880s to the 1990s, concentrating on documents from the community’s sole official congregation, “Jüdische Gemeinde zu Berlin”.

Dates: 1849-1991

Breslau (now Wroclaw, Poland) Jewish Community Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 2355
Abstract

The collection contains manuscripts and other documents as well as publications pertaining to the Jewish community in Breslau.

Dates: 1786-1991

Buchau Jewish Community Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 449
Abstract

This collection contains a original and photocopied clippings and articles, documents, booklets, photographs and pieces of writing pertaining to the Jewish community of Buchau.

Dates: 1914-2000

Congregation B'nai Jacob Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25095
Abstract

The Congregation B’nai Jacob Collection includes materials documenting the history of the congregation and includes bank statements, circulars, correspondence, documents, membership lists, minutes of Annual Meetings, journals containing information about the congregation’s cemetery, a prayer book, and rubber stamps.

Dates: 1945-1970s.

Congregation Shaari Tephillah Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25100
Abstract

This collection consists almost exclusively of materials documenting the administration of Congregation Shaari Tephillah's plots in three New Jersey cemeteries. Congregation Shaari Tephillah was founded in 1935 as the first German-Jewish congregation formed in the United States after 1933.

Dates: 1935-1960

Duisburg Jewish Community Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 7239
Abstract

Two manuscripts on the history of the Jewish community of Duisburg.

Dates: 1983-1985

Fuerth Jewish Community Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 994
Abstract

Various materials related to the Jewish community of Fuerth.

Dates: 1705-1974

Gedern and Ober-Seemen Jewish Community Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 5542
Abstract

List of names of Jewish residents & businesses of Gedern and Ober-Seemen as of 1933. Photographs of the Jewish cemetery of Ober-Seemen.

Dates: 1933-2004

Guide to the Isaac Bitton (1926- ) Papers

 Collection
Identifier: ASF AR 13
Abstract

Isaac Bitton (1926- ) was born in Lisbon, Portugal. He immigrated to Palestine in the early 1940s where he would go on to serve in the Jewish Brigade of the British Army and later the Israeli Defense Force. He and his family moved to the US in 1959, eventually settling in Woodstock, Illinois. He was a successful executive and philanthropist. This collection contains correspondence and addresses related to the efforts of Isaac Bitton in the restoration of the Jewish cemetery in Faro, Portugal and the recognition of Portuguese diplomat Aristides de Sousa Mendes in the aid given to Jewish refugees from Nazi Germany. The collection also contains some material related to his work with the US government, in particular the Small Business Administration.

Dates: undated, 1986-1997

Hannover Jewish Community Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 1685
Abstract

This collection contains correspondence and printed materials related to the history of the Jewish community of Hannover.

Dates: 1866, 1944-1986

Jüdische Friedhöfe im Kreis Bad Kreuznach - Rheinland-Pfalz.

 Collection
Identifier: LBIJER 782
Abstract

The file contains documentation of the Jewish cemeteries in Bad Kreuznach County: photographs of the gravestones, transcripts and translations of the inscriptions that appear on them and correspondence.

Dates: undated, 1981-1990

Kassel Jewish Community Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 454
Abstract

This collection contains clippings, photocopied documents, a bibliography, and manuscripts pertaining to the history of Kassel and its Jewish community.

Dates: 1827-2004

Malvin Warschauer Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 794
Abstract

This collection contains two volumes of biographical notes on individual congregation members that Warschauer created for use in eulogies, as well as a small amount of correspondence and biographical material on Warschauer himself.

Dates: 1917-1988; Majority of material found within 1917-1954

Moritz Schweizer Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 11789
Abstract

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.

Dates: undated, 1939-1988

Offenbach Jewish Community Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 144
Abstract

This collection contains Siegfried Guggenheim's handwritten manuscript on the Offenbacher Haggadah, statutes of the burial society (ḥevra kaddisha) and some other original documents, and various other materials pertaining to the Offenbach community.

Dates: 1867-1993

Papers of Iyda Hirsh Levitt

 Collection
Identifier: ASF AR 65
Abstract

The papers of Iyda Hirsh Levitt are composed of two sections: (1) Notes derived from Ms. Hirsh Levitt’s work serving as the secretary for Rev. Dr. David de Sola Pool and (2) genealogical family trees for five families dating back to the colonial period, prior to the Revolutionary War. Dr. Pool served as the spiritual leader for Congregation Shearith Israel-the Spanish and Portuguese Synagogue of New York from 1907 till his death in 1970. Ms. Hirsh Levitt worked as his secretary from 1935 till 1945.

Dates: 1864-1950; Majority of material found within 1935-1945

Records of the Congregation Mikveh Israel (Philadelphia, Pa.)

 Collection
Identifier: I-26
Abstract

The collection contains materials related to various activities of the Congregation Mikveh Israel, one of the oldest synagogues in the United States. There is a variety of documents, including correspondence, annual reports, addresses, programs, printed materials, reports, and materials pertaining to the synagogue's burial ground.

Dates: 1765-1976

Rolf Hofmann Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 10913
Abstract

This collection contains manuscripts, genealogical tables, photographs, clippings, and correspondence originating from Rolf Hofmann's genealogical research on Jewish communities in southern Germany from the 17th century to the present, including extensive materials from his Harburg Project.

Dates: 1999-2005; 1934

Schneidemühl (now Piła, Poland) Jewish Community Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 2600
Abstract

This collection contains two original documents dating to the 17th and 18th centuries concerning the legal status of a Jewish community and the sale of a piece of land to the community. There are also photocopies and transcriptions of the burial register, pre-war photographs of the Jewish cemetery, and a clipping on the community's history.

Dates: 1687-1995

Stephen Nicholls Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 10129
Abstract

The collection consists mainly of clippings from German and British newspapers collected by Stephen Nicholls, documenting his interest in Jewish communities in the German East as well as Jewish-German relations in general, anti-Semitism, etc. Also included are reprints of several of his manuscripts touching on these topics and a few articles from other authors, including Ken Ambrose; Udo Beer; Frauke Dettmer; Peter Pulzer; Judith Sternberg; and Martin Tielke.

Dates: 1975-2001

Sulzbach Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 11253
Abstract

The collection contains documents pertaining to the Sulzbach family, as well as documents pertaining to the Jewish communities of Hungen and Birstein.

Dates: undated, 1908-1991

Worms Jewish Community Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 145
Abstract

This collection contains a original documents dating back to the 19th century, clippings and articles, correspondence, programs, pamphlets, photographs and pieces of writing relating to the Jewish community and synagogue of Worms.

Dates: 1739-2000