Danzig (Germany) -- Free City of Danzig -- Freie Stadt Danzig -- Wolne Miasto Gdańsk
Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:
This collection documents the lives of furniture dealer Arthur Neustadt, his wife Hertha Neustadt, and their families, in Danzig, Dortmund, and New York. It includes personal documents, correspondence, and photographs.
The Erwin Lichtenstein Collection documents the work of Erwin Lichtenstein as an author. The bulk of the archival collection is in reference to his book Die Juden der Freien Stadt Danzig unter der Herrschaft des Nationalsozialismus 1933-1945. The correspondence with Sam Echt, Werner Feilchenfeld, Ernst Loops and others reflect the response to Erwin Lichtenstein's publication. Noteworthy with regard to the book is the correspondence between Günter Grass and Erwin Lichtenstein. Although the bulk of the documents consists of correspondence, the collection also includes newspaper articles and book reviews, corrections and changes and the original manuscript of the aforementioned book.
This collection contains a wide variety of material from Inge Worth and her family, reflecting Jewish life in Danzig from the late 19th century until its destruction in WWII. Folder 1 contains mostly personal documents from Inge Worth, with genealogical information and some documents from other family members. Included are: history of some of the materials and personal experience by Inge Worth (2000); Jacoby family tree and genealogical information about the family (circa 1961); school certificates of Ingeborg Josephsohn (Danzig 1934, 1938); program from music performance of her father (1937); guest list for music performances of her father (1949); speech by Ida Josephson held in Danzig on occasion of a Else Lasker Schueler celebration (1936); certificate of literacy (New York, 1944); B'nai B'rith Membership card of Eric A. Joston, Inge Worth's father (1945); calling card of Ernst Stahl with grave information (in Worms) his gravestone reads: "und das heisst ein kämpfen sein"; correspondence between Irene Worth's aunt, Edith Aron Jacoby in Germany, and the Partridge family of England, who had taken in her children (1939). Folder 2 largely contains about a 1984 Danzig synagogue exhibit in the Joslyn Museum in Omaha, as well as a typewritten recollection by Inge Worth. Folder 3 contains fragments and clippings from the Danzig Jewish newspaper, Jüdisches Gemeindeblatt (1936). Folder 4 contains Worms newspapers, including editions of Jewish newspapers: Die Wormser Jüdengemeinde-heute (1934); Der Israelit (note originally attached read: "See page 425, "Lenchen" angestellte für 48 Jahre bei meinen Urgrosseltern (1899)".
Correspondence includes primarily letters and postcards from [Salli] Ziemke in Danzig, then Germany, to his son Karl and his son’s family in New Haven, Connecticut, as well as correspondence from other relatives in Mława, Poland, to Karl Ziemke and his wife, 1939-1941. Also included are various materials pertaining to Karl Ziemke’s dental laboratory in Danzig and in New Haven.
This collection contains mostly printed documents pertaining to the social, political and economic history in Danzig, Bavaria, Alsace and Westphalia.