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Martha Mondschein Bauer papers

Identifier: Mss 1065-007

Correspondence, photographs, and memoirs of Martha Mondschein Bauer, a Jewish nurse who escaped Germany by becoming a volunteer nurse in England and the Dominican Republic. Included is correspondence regarding her brother and her husband's parents, photographs of Mondschein's and Bauer's family members, and her husband Felix Bauer's memoir.

Dates: 1940-2001

Anita Abeles Freilich papers

Identifier: Mss 1065-005

Images, correspondence, and other papers of Anita Abeles Freilich and the Abeles family, a Jewish family that fled Czechoslovakia shortly before the Nazi invasion in 1939. Included is a memoir from Sara Novak, a friend of the Abeleses and a Lithuanian Holocaust survivor, and a DVD recording of the Abeles family's 60th anniversary picnic in 1998. Materials document the Abeles family prior to their escape from Czechoslovakia and their attempts to seek restitution.

Dates: 1929-2008

Fund and Kerner families papers

Identifier: Mss 1065-052

The collection consists of photographs, postcards, clippings, memoirs, and other papers relating to the Fund and Kerner families, whose members immigrated to the United States from Poland and Czechoslovakia after World War II.

Dates: 1929-1997

Rudolf Herz papers

Identifier: Mss 1065-050

The collection consists of manuscripts, correspondence, interviews on videocassette and DVD, photographs, and other papers of Rudolf "Rudy" Herz, a native of Stommeln, Germany, who survived incarceration in Theresienstadt, Auschwitz, and other concentration camps during World War II. After immigrating to the United States in 1946, he served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War.

Dates: 1944-2011

Kornfeld family papers

Identifier: Mss 1065-026

The collection consists of photographs, passports, immigration records, and other papers of the Kornfeld family of Vienna, Austria. The Kornfelds, fleeing Nazism, immigrated to the United States in 1939.

Dates: 1905-1961

Porgy and Bess international tour program collection

Identifier: Mss 0221
Content Description

This collection contains theatre programs, articles, reviews, and other ephemera related to the international tour of Blevins Davis and Robert Breen’s revival of “Porgy and Bess.” Also included is a 1977 program of a production of “Porgy and Bess” at the Dock Street Theatre in Charleston, South Carolina.

Dates: 1952-1977

Julian H. Preisler Judaica postcard collection

Identifier: Mss 1178

A collection of Judaica postcards from the United States, Europe, and Israel assembled by Julian H. Preisler of synagogues, Jewish restaurants, resorts, museums, concert halls, artwork, artifacts, Jewish culture, and historical sites.

Dates: 1900s-2010s

William A. Rosenthall Judaica collection

Identifier: Mss 1086
Abstract Judaica postcards, prints and posters, periodicals, clippings, philatelic materials, greeting cards, medals, textiles, ephemera, and subject files collected by Rabbi William A. Rosenthall. Materials date from the late 15th to 20th century and document Jewish life on every continent except Antarctica. These materials are mainly iconographic in nature, including artwork depicting many aspects of Jewish history, religion, customs, and daily life. They cover topics such as Jewish holidays,...
Dates: 1493-2002; Majority of material found within 1568-1995

Renata Somers collection of Holocaust photographs

Identifier: Mss 1065-044

The collection consists of copy negatives, contact sheets, and digital images of the destruction of the synagogue in Holešov, Czechoslovakia, in 1941, by the Nazis. Also included are images of photographs, postcards, and letters relating to Renata Somers's grandfather, Jakub Michalowski, cantor of the Holešov Jewish community, who was killed at Auschwitz in 1944.

Dates: 1941

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