Found in 451 Collections and/or Records:
Vital records and other personal documents and certificates pertaining to Josef Dahl and his wife Frieda née Frank. Also included are school-, military-, and financial papers of Frieda’s father Hermann Frank, in addition to 3 marriage certificates for members of the Frank and Dahl families: Hermann Frank and Philippina Kahn, 1885; Bertha Blum and Nathan Kahn, 1892; and Josef Dahl and Frieda Kahn, 1919.
The collection contains correspondence, reminiscences, and published materials pertaining to the “Messingwerke“ metal company and its successor firms in Halberstadt, Germany. The file also includes personal documents pertaining to Joseph Hirsch (1809-1871); Jenny Wormser née Hirsch (1848-1916) and others.
The bulk of the collection consists of correspondence between Howard and Jenny Hall, exchanged between 1943 and 1944. There is also correspondence documenting their efforts to bring their family members from Germany to the United States between 1939 and 1941. In addition, the collection contains the transcript and the translation of an interview, Howard Hall gave in Germany in 1996.
This is a collection of clippings pertaining mostly to German-Jewish individuals, whose life, accomplishment, or death had been noteworthy enough to trigger the interest of an editor at a newspaper or a journal. From the 1960s to the end of the 20th century, archivists at the Leo Baeck Institute perused dailies, immigrants’ journals and periodicals of special interest groups in the United States, in Israel, in various European countries and beyond to discover traces of the scattered survivors of German-speaking Jewry. Birthday celebrations, special anniversaries and obituaries as well as reports about deeds and accomplishments were clipped from the publications and collected. Today, these clippings bear testimony of all these individuals’ lives and German speaking Jewry as a whole.
The collection contains primarily biographical abstracts of Jewish personalities who were born in Eberbach. Also included are a few historic documents and a short glimpse at the history of the Jewish community in Eberbach.
Contains certified copies of various documents presented to the court and pertaining to the estate of Isaac de la Motta of Charleston, South Carolina. Included is a copy of a deed of sale for slaves owned by Sarah Canter de la Motta and witnessed by John Canter, and a copy of the ketubah, in Hebrew and also in translation, of Isaac de la Motta and Sarah Canter, signed by Levi Sheftall, Abraham De Lyon, Isaac Franks, Raphael Da Costa Amesquita, and Isaac de la Motta, with accompanying affadavits. It is unclear for what purpose these documents were prepared.
The collection contains mainly letters written to Isidor Popper before and during the German invasion of Czechoslovakia, asking for asylum in the United States. Also included are business records pertaining to Isidor Popper.
Correspondence and other documents collected and written by Hans Bach for the publication of his book about Jacob Bernays and the history of German Jewish intellectual life in the 19th century. Also included are autographs pertaining to Jacob Bernays and materials about his father, Rabbi Chacham Isaac Bernays.
The collection consists of various archival materials pertaining to the Jacoby family in Lychen (Brandenburg, Germany). In particular, it comprises citizenship papers and other vital documents as well as business ledgers from the 19th century. There is 20th century correspondence, mainly about genealogy, and clippings documenting conditions in Germany in 1934.
The collection contains the correspondence between Jakob Katz and his fiancée Gerti Birnbaum, and comprises 195 letters in seven folders. Katz's letters were written in Frankfurt, in Magyargencs (Hungary), and in London; Birnbaum's' letters were written in Kissingen, Antwerp, Amsterdam, Kreuznach, Berlin, Jerusalem, London, Frankfurt, and Tel Aviv. The earliest letter is dated July 1, 1933, and the last was written on February 18, 1936. Some letters are undated or appear to have been written by a third person.
The collection contains 37 letters and postcards written by Jakob Wassermann to family, friends, colleagues, and acquaintances, covering a variety of topics, from the deeply personal (his negative feelings toward his wife), to the professional (the sale of his books), and to the mundane (his appreciation for the United States). Most letters are accompanied by typed transcripts.
The collection contains various materials pertaining to the Jewish Agency Mission to the Iberian Peninsula, October 1943 - September 1945.
The collection holds mostly manuscripts of lectures given primarily at institutions of Jewish adult education. They were given by various scholars, lecturing on Judaism; Jewish history; Jewish philosophy; and other topics pertaining to Jewish culture.
Original documents from France pertaining to her Jewish population during World War I; the inter-war period; and the time of German occupation during World War II. Most documents originated with the Comité français d’information et d’action auprès des Juif des pays neutres and with the Alliance Israélite Universelle.
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.