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Germany -- Emigration and immigration -- History -- 1933-1945 -- Archival resources

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:

Ludwig Marcuse papers

 Collection
Identifier: 0209
Abstract This collection includes personal and business correspondence, manuscripts and published articles, and personal documents and photographs, and pencil drawings dating from Marcuse's years in France, 1933-1940 and Los Angeles, 1940-1950.
Dates: 1925-1984; Majority of material found within 1933 - 1950

Marta Mierendorff papers

 Collection
Identifier: 0214
Abstract The collection consists of correspondence, manuscripts, notes, and ephemera regarding the lives and work of many German-speaking emigre artists in Southern California. One focus of the collection are German Expressionist Theater director Leopold Jessner (1878-1945) and his brother-in-law, the actor and director Fritz Jessner (1889-1946), both of whom left Germany in the 1930s to escape the Nazi persecution of Jews. The collection also includes more extensive materials on Walter...
Dates: 1933 - 1985

Grete Mosheim papers

 Collection
Identifier: 0211
Abstract This collection includes personal and business correspondence of the German-born actress Grete Mosheim(1905-1986), and articles and interviews covering Mosheim's acting career from the American and German press.
Dates: 1929-1986

Schnurmann family papers

 Collection
Identifier: 6036
Abstract Alfred Schnurmann (born 1905 in Mulhouse, Alsace-Lorraine) was the son of a prosperous Jewish wool merchant. In 1940, Alfred and his daughter Marion were able to obtain visas to the United States as part of the "French" quota, and traveled to the U.S. via Japan and settled in San Francisco. Alfred worked at the Richelieu Hotel and then for Levi Strauss before getting a job in 1945 with the Southern Pacific Railroad. He worked for the Southern Pacific Railroad until his retirement in 1983. In...
Dates: 1898-1970s; Majority of material found within 1930 - 1955

Hansi Share papers

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: 6160
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...
Dates: 1924-1971