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The Library of the Leo Baeck Institute, New York (LBI) is the foremost research library devoted to the history of German-speaking Jews. Its 80,000-volume library and extensive archival and art collections represent the most significant repository of primary source material and scholarship on the Jewish communities of Central Europe over the past five centuries.



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Jul 20, 2021 Mosse, George L., 1918-1999
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The papers of George L. Mosse provide a significant amount of information on the work and life of a historian of the origins of fascism and Nazism, Jewish history and German-Jewish cultural coexistence, George L. Mosse (1918-1999). The most valuable part of the collection is the correspondence of George L. Mosse. It contains both letters he received and copies of those he sent. The correspondence (Series III) with publishers documents various stages of creation of his books, while his personal...
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Topics: Mosse, George L. 1918-1999, Landerziehungsheim Schondorf, Antisemitism, Bibliographies, Genealogy,...
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Mar 13, 2020
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Sport (Shanghai, China : [1942?-1943?]) Summary: "Sport" was a German-language magazine published for the Jewish refugee community residing in Shanghai during World War II. Its articles covered team games and other related activities in such sports as soccer, table tennis, boxing and others. Dates of Publication: Began in 1942? Ceased in 1944? Digitized Holdings: No. 71 (May 21, 1943), no. 78 (July 10, 1943), no. 89 (Oct. 8, 1943) (2 copies), no. 93 (Nov. 6, 1943), no. 94 (Nov. 13,...
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Topics: Jews China Shanghai Periodicals., Jews, German China Shanghai Periodicals, Jews, Austria China...
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Jul 10, 2019 Kameraden Deutsch-Jüdischer Wanderbund
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Jungvolk : Blatt der "Kameraden", Deutsch-jüdischer Wanderbund (Berlin, Germany : 1924-[1930?].) Subtitle Varies: Jungvolk : Blatt für die Buben im Bunde der Kameraden.( ) Jungvolk : Blatt der Jungenschaft im Bund der Kameraden( < Jahrg. 1927 >) Jungvolk : Blatt der "Kameraden", Deutsch-jüd. Wanderbund. Summary: "Jungvolk" was founded by the local "Kameraden" organization of Leipzig. It was published for the organization's younger members. Its...
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Topics: Jewish youth Germany Periodicals., Youth movements Germany Periodicals., Jewish periodicals,...
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May 18, 2016
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Title: Aufbau (New York, N.Y. : 1934-2004). Extent of publication: 1. Jahrg., Nr. 1 (1. Dez. 1934) - Vol. 70, No. 5 (April, 2004) Copyright: © JM Jüdische Medien AG / Serenade Verlag AG, Postfach 8027, Zürich, Switzerland. Users may access, download or print low resolution copies for research, teaching, and private study without obtaining written prior permission of JM. Commercial use or publication of any portion of the work requires prior written permission of JM Jüdische Medien AG /...
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Topics: Jews -- United States -- Periodicals, Jews, German -- United States -- Periodicals, Jewish...
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Apr 13, 2012 Witting family
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Family trees pertaining to the Witting family from 1767 onwards
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Julius Mann was a lawyer and leading figure in the Jewish community of Stettin, noted as a co-founder of the Hilfsverein der deutschen Juden. He was born in Bernstein in der Neumark (now Pełczyce, Poland) in 1853, and died in 1831 in Stettin (today Szczecin, Poland). This collection consists of two eulogies and two bound handwritten legal manuscripts:  Grundriss zu Vorlesungen über Geschichte und Institutionen des römischen Rechts  ; and  Heft über Wechselrecht und das Handelsrecht .
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- Ahlfeld (family)
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Stephen S. Kayser, curator at the Jewish Museum in London, informs Rabbi Leo Baeck about the Museum’s intention to commission a portrait of Rabbi Baeck by Eugene Spiro; June 6, 1947. Also included is Leo Baeck’s answer; June 13, 1947.
Topics: Sprio, Eugen, 1874-1972, Jewish Museum (London, England), Jewish museums, Museum curators, Jewish...
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- Chapin, Theodore S; Steinway, Theodore E., 1883-1957
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Selections from the samp collection of Theodor E. Steinway, grandfather of Theodore E. Chapin, which demonstration the hyperinflation in Germany during 1923 through the price of stamps there
Topics: Steinway & Sons, Stamp collecting, Jews, German, Inflation (Finance), Currency crises
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Several items are low-quality photocopies, legibility is not optimal
Topics: Eger (Family), Rabbis, Eiger (Family)
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- Dulken, Ernst, 1884-; Dulken, Ernst (Family : Dulken, Ernst, 1884-)
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Dulken, Ernst
Topics: Jews, Lumber trade
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- Steinthal, Heymann, 1823-1899
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Letter from Heymann Steinthal to a friend, with good wishes on his 80th birthday
Topics: Jews, Jewish philosophers
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Summary "Das  Stachelschwein " (the porcupine) was a German satirical magazine. It published stories, poetry and commentary by many Jewish authors, such as: Walter Hasenclever, Kurt Tucholsky (under the pseudonym Peter Panter), Roda Roda, Hans Kafka, and Leo Matthias. Digitized Holdings 1. Dezember 1926; Heft 1 (Jan./Feb. 1929) (two issues only) Copyright and Terms of Use The digital media you are attempting to access are made available for research, teaching, and private study. You...
Topics: Leo Baeck Institute, Political satire, German Periodicals., German literature 20th century...
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- Steiner (Family : Vienna, Austria); Neuron (Family : Vienna, Austria)
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Because all items are photocopies, legibility of materials in this collection is not optimal
Topic: Marriage records
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Monatsschrift des Hechaluz, deutscher Landesverband (Berlin, Germany : 1924-) Varying Title: Hechaluz : Monatsschrift des "Hechaluz," deutscher Landesverband Summary: The monthly newsletter of the Hechalutz organization in Germany, a Zionist youth group. Many Hechalutz associations formed around the turn of the 20th century in Europe and worldwide with the aim to train its members to settle in the Land of Israel. (Source: Wikipedia, accessed 3/4/2013) Dates of Publication: Jahrg. 1,...
Topics: Hechaluz (Organization : Germany) Periodicals., Zionism Germany Periodicals., Jewish periodicals,...
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This collection consists of a letter to editors of Vorwärts, a few music manuscripts (some sent as correspondence), personal correspondence, a publicity photo, clippings and programs for 25th anniversary of the Philharmonischer Chor Berlin, and a program for Euphonia Born in Frankfurt in 1858, Siegfried Ochs first studied medicine and chemistry before devoting himself entirely to music. In 1882, he founded the Philharmonischer Chor Berlin (Berlin Philharmonic Choir), which soon became renowned...
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- Hirschberg, Alfred,
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This collection contains a six page biography of Franz Eugen L. Fuchs
Topics: Hirschberg, Alfred, Lawyers, Fuchs, Franz Eugen,, Centralverein Deutscher Staatsbürger Jüdischen...
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- Feiertag, Gertrud, 1890-1943; Kinder-Landheim (Caputh, Germany)
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 A brochure with photographic illustrations explaining the various amenities and features of the boarding school in Caputh, as well as explicating the Montessori philosophy and methodology underlying its program. The illustrations show scenes, mostly interiors, of daily life at the school. The final page of the booklet lists the members of the school's board. The Kinder-Landheim Caputh was a boarding school in Caputh near Potsdam, not far from Berlin, situated next to Albert Einstein's weekend...
Topics: Montessori method of education, Boarding schools
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- Moskovskiĭ khudozhestvennyĭ akademicheskiĭ teatr.
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Issue 9 (1938) of the monthly publication 'UdSSR im Bau', dedicated to the 40th anniversary of the 'Gorki Art Theatre' in Moscow.
Topics: Theater, Moscow (Russia), Soviet Union, Periodicals, History
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This collection contains assorted primary and secondary materials relevant to the former German-Jewish community of Königsberg, including programs from the synagogue and local Jewish organizations, curricula for Jewish education in Königsberg, and materials on the development of a prayer book for the New Synagogue.
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Genealogical materials, and family trees pertaining to the Suess and Oppenheim/Oppenheimer families and related families, such as the Epstein, Hausmann, Cahn, and Strauss families.
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- Wolf, Gustav 1887-1947
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The collection contains two handwritten personal letters of artist Gustav Wolf, one of which is illustrated by him, and an obituary
Topics: Jews, German, Jewish artists
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- Gottheimer (Family)
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The collection contains marriage, birth, and citizenship certificates of the Gottheimer family
Topics: Jews, Jews
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- Beck (Family : Lörrach, Germany)
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This collection contains the personal correspondence of the Beck family of Lörrach, Baden, with various relatives and friends abroad. The bulk of the letters were written by Isaak Beck and Alice Reutlinger while inerned in Gurs and other French concentration camps. There is also correspondence and other materials pertaining to members of the Geismar, Günzburger, Heilbronner, and Mayer families. Finally, a large bundle of currency notes from hyperinflation period of the Weimar Republic...
Topics: Beck, Isaak, Reutlinger, Alice, Gurs (Concentration camp), Germany
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Der jüdische Arbeiter : Monatsschrift / herausgegeben von der Jüdischen Sozialdemokratischen Arbeiterpartei Poale-Zion in Deutschösterreich. Summary: "Der jüdische Arbeiter" ("the Jewish worker") was the monthly publication of the Austrian Labor Zionist organization Poale-Zion. Edited by A. Sonnenblum. "Diese Zeitschrift erscheint als neue Folge des gleichnamigen Zweiwochenblattes." Digitized holdings:   3. Jg. (1922) Heft 1-3 (Jan-Mär)  Copyright and Terms...
Topics: Poale-Zion (Austria) Periodicals, Labor Zionism Austria Periodicals., German-language periodicals,...
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- Berneis, Benno, 1883-1916
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Condolence letters regarding the death of military pilot Benno Berneis. Also included are newspaper clippings related to Berneis' military service and work as an Impressionist painter.
Topics: Impressionist artists, World War, 1914-1918, Jewish painters
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