Jews -- Persecutions -- Austria
Found in 17 Collections and/or Records:
Anny Bernstein Collection
The collection holds Anny Bernstein’s correspondence, which she received from her family in Vienna, Austria and other places, while living in New York. Also included is an offprint with an article about Ann’s husband Frank Zwillinger (1909-1989).
Berta Freud Collection
The collection contains Questionnaire I + II of the Austrian Heritage Collection at the Leo Baeck Institute. Also included are various photocopied and original documents pertaining to Berta Scheiner’s experiences in Vienna, Austria and in wartime England.
Eva Dukes Collection Addenda
This collection holds the personal documents and written works of Eva Dukes, an Austrian Jew who escaped Nazi persecution and immigrated to the United States. In her later years, Eva wrote extensively about her early life in Austria, her family, and her experiences facing the rise of Naziism in Europe. Along with her writings, this collection includes photographs, official documents, correspondence, restitution papers, and other materials pertaining to the life of Eva Dukes.
Friederike Reisz Collection
Questionnaire I + II of the Austrian Heritage Collection at the Leo Baeck Institute; photocopies of various materials, such as emigration papers, photographs and others pertaining to Friedericke Reisz and her husband, Ladislaus Reisz.
Gerta S. Freeman Collection
The collection contains Questionnaire I + II of the Austrian Heritage Collection at the Leo Baeck Institute. Also included are photocopies of various documents pertaining to Gerta Spiegel Freeman and her family in Vienna, Austria, such as education certificates, emigration documents, photographs, and others. Typescripts include Gerta Freeman’s autobiographical manuscript after her arrival in the United States in May 1938, and the transcript of an interview with her brother Harry Spiegel.
Hans and Grete Hochhauser family collection
The bulk of the collections consists of correspondence and official documents about disappropriation of the family business, ”Otto Hochhauser Feinleder Manufaktur" in Vienna, Austria in 1938 (photocopies and some originals.) Also included are records pertaining to education and emigration, as are photographs, as well as compositions and lyrics by Grete Hochhauser, née Barkan.
Harriet Hermine Spielberg Collection
The Harriet Hermine Spielberg Collection documents the early life of Harriet Spielberg (née Schottländer, widowed Schwarz). Most of the collection includes official documents; certificates; testimonials; passports and other personal items like photographs; and two notebooks with handwritten recipes and comments. It also contains correspondence and reports provided by her son, Eric (Erik) Schwarz.
Henry Hans Politzer Collection
The collection contains Henry Politzer’s Questionnaire I + II of the Austrian Heritage Collection at the Leo Baeck Institute. Also included are original documents pertaining to his father’s emigration from Austria in 1941.
Hermann Fuernberg Collection
Correspondence and other materials on the Gildemeester Hilfskommittee including data gathered from potential immigrants.
Josephine Zwirn Collection
The collection contains questionnaires I + II of the Austrian Heritage Collection at the Leo Baeck Institute. Included are photocopies of correspondence and official documents pertaining to Walter Schwarz’s imprisonment in the Dachau concentration camp; as well as various materials, such as photocopies of vital records and emigration papers pertaining to Josephine Zwirn’s second husband, Otto Zwirn; and photocopies of photographs of Josephine’s parents, Karl and Hilda Schindler.
Kurt Willner Family Collection
Photocopies of correspondence and other materials documenting the fate of Chaim and Rachel Willner.
Lilly Isler Collection
The collection contains the correspondence of Lilly Isler and her family regarding daily life and their attempts to get her mother, Gisela Klug, out of Vienna.
Lucie Benedikt collection
The collection focuses primarily on Lucie Benedikt’s efforts to receive restitution and a pension from the Austrian government. Also included are a few personal items.
Recollections of Klara and Otto Markstein
Recording of a reading about experiences as internees in Nazi Germany and as refugees in Latin America.
Renee Aldor Collection
The primary focus of the Renee Aldor Collection is on the immigration experience of Renee and Ernst Aldor and Ernst Aldor's internment in Dachau. Documentation on these subjects includes various official documents, including identification papers, immigration documentation, and some correspondence. In addition, about half of the collection consists of photographs, including family snapshots and a photo album.
Rudolph Shaffert Family Collection
The collection contains Rudolph Shaffert’s personal and official correspondence, restitution claims, newspaper clippings, photographs, and official documents from Austria and the United States as well as immigration records from the United States. It includes official and personal documents and photographs from other family members.
Salomons-Fox Family Collection
The Salomons-Fox family collection documents the lives of various family members of the extended Salomons-Fox family. Topics of the collection are the education; the emigration or attempted emigration to the United States, the establishment of a new life in America; and the professional career of the individuals represented in the collection. An extensive amount of the collection focusses on the artistic career and life of Dave Fox. Also included are papers pertaining to the circus artist and actor, Jackie (Leo) Gerlich, who appeared in the 1939 movie “The Wizard of Oz."