United States -- Emigration and immigration -- History -- Archival resources
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Overview A collection of family papers concerning a Jewish family who fled Austria and sought exile in the United States during the rise of Nazi power. Felix Merori Cleve, his wife Melitta Cleve, their son George Wolfgang Cleve, and Felix's sister Fanny Suhrkamp-Cleve, were Austrian-Jewish emigres who fled to the United States after the Nazi Anschluss of Austria. This collection contains professional and personal correspondence and papers prior to their departure, correspondence and papers related to...
Abstract This collection contains the personal papers of Dr. Joseph Reich and members of his extended family. It contains photographs and artifacts as well as correspondence, legal documents, and some ephemera, mostly from the period from World War I to World War II. Dr. Joseph (Josef) Paul Reich, M.D. was born 1887 June 16 in Breslau. He studied neurology, and was licensed to practice medicine in Germany in 1911. His father-in-law was Dr. Oskar Kohnstamm, M.D., founder of the Sanatorium Dr....
Dates: 1600 - 1991; Majority of material found within 1914 - 1944
Collection — Box 1
Overview Letters, documents, and postcards addressed primarily to Louis, Abraham and Harold Robinson, U.S. residents who were attempting to aid Jewish relatives in Poland to flee persecution under the Germans in Europe. The collection includes documents describing and explaining the American immigration visa process for Jews attempting to leave Poland immediately preceding and during the German invasion; letters of introduction vouching for character; a passport; and some printed ephemera (business and...
Collection — Box 1
Overview Hansi Share, creator of the Monica Doll, was a Jewish emigre to the United States from Germany. In Germany, she was married to Hermann Ploschitzki, co-owner of Karstadt, a German department store chain, who died in 1932. She was subsequently married to Julius Wilhem Fehr, and then Leon Share, who sponsored her emigration to the United States. After her emigration, she designed and created the Monica Doll, which was notable as the first doll to use real human hair implanted in the head. The...