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RG-73.01, Documents concerning Moses and Rachel Forchheimer, and the Kaiser family

RG-73.02, Forchheimer birth certificates and vaccination records

RG-73.03, Emil Forchheimer, military booklet and personal history of military service, 1909 -- 1918, Germany

RG-73.04, Bertha Kaiser college certificates, Germany

RG-73.05, Emil and Bertha Forchheimer marriage certificates

RG-73.06, Ring family history

RG-73.07, Emigration support rendered to the family by Louis Forchheimer, US

RG-73.08, Forchheimers emigration documents, 1938 -- 1939, Germany in preparation for emigration to United States

RG-73.09, Forchheimers, the U.S. naturalization papers

RG-73.10, Social work at the Temple Israel, Columbus, Ohio

RG-73.11, Jewish inhabitants of Coburg, Germany

RG-73.12, Photographs of  Moses and Rachel Forchheimer, historic photographs

RG-73.13, Louis and Babette Kaiser, Germany and US, family photographs, 1930s -- 1940s

RG-73.14, Historic family  phototogrphs of  Emil and Bertha Forchheimer, Greta Forchheimer and other family members

RG-73.15, Photogrophs of the  Forchheimers Children in the Weimer Republic and in Nazi Germany, 1920s -- 1930s

RG-73.16, Photographs, the Forchheimers in the USA, 1940s -- 1950s

RG-73.17, Photographs, Gravestones and Memorials,  the Forchheirmer family in Germany, 1900 -- 1960

RG-73.18, Photogrpahs, Forchheimers family members, Germany, 1930s



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Title: Rachel Green Papers, 1900-1960Add to your cart.View associated digital content.

Predominant Dates:1939 -- 1945

ID: RG-73/RG-73

Primary Creator: Forcheimer Family (1900s -- 1960s)

Extent: 2.0 Boxes

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Materials are arranged by subject/creator, then by identifier, as assigned by the processor

Newspapers are arranged chronologically in to sub Record Groups as assigned by the processor

Subjects: Anna Forchheimer, family member, Bertha Kaiser, family member, Coburg (Germany), Documents certifying social and civil status, Documents issued by German local and municipal authorities, 1933 -- 1945, Educational documents, German, 1900 -- 1939, Emigration documents, Emigration from Nazi Germany, Emil Forchheimer, family member, Family history, Forchheimers, Family history documents, family photographs, German civil and municipal authorities, 1900--1945, German imperial army, 1900 -- 1918, Germany, history, Immigration to United States, Jewish Community of Berlin, 1900 -- 1945, Kaiser family, history, Nazi anti-Jewish measures and legislations, Private establishment, ownership, Ring family, history, Synagogues, religious temples, US naturalization documents, 1900 -- 1960

Languages: English, German

Abstract

This collection comprises correspondences, documents, and photographs pertaining to the Forchheimer family. Together these items cover the family’s life in Coburg, Germany and their eventual emigration to the United States in 1939.

Scope and Contents of the Materials

This collection spans the first half of the twentieth-century beginning in 1899 with Moses Forchheimer’s German citizenship papers and ending with the 1945 U.S. naturalization of Emil and Bertha Forchheimer in Columbus, Ohio.  The various affidavits and copies of necessary paperwork point to the many obstacles faced by families as they attempted to flee Nazi Germany.

Collection Historical Note

The Rachel Green Papers primarily cover the lives of Emil and Bertha Forchheimer, and their successful attempt to emigrate from Nazi Germany in the late 1930s.  Emil was born in Gemüden am Main, Germany in 1890 to Moses and Rachel Forchheimer.  His wife Bertha, maiden name Kaiser, was born in Gotha seven years later.  After marrying in 1922 the couple settled in Coburg, Germany, where Emil had a furniture business.  The Forchheimers emigrated from Germany to the United States in 1939 with the help of Emil’s brother, Louis.  Louis Forchheimer resided in Alpine, Texas and lobbied for the emigration of his two brothers, Emil and Benno, along with their families.  This collection is comprised of various RG-73.01, Documents concerning Moses and Rachel Forchheimer, and the Kaiser family

RG-73.01.01, German citizenship paper, Moses Forchheimer, 1899 private establishments, ownership

Moses Forchheimer, father of Emil Forchheimer.

Date, November 27, 1899

Language, German

RG-73.01.02, Death Certificate, Moses Forchheimer

Date, May 29, 1923

Language, German

RG-73.01.03, Death certificate, Rachel Forchheimer

Rachel Forchheimer, mother of Emil Forchheimer, died at age 54. A note in the photo collection indicates that Rachel Forchheimer died as a result of the 1919 flu epidemic.

Date, April 9, 1920

Language, German

RG-73.01.04, Death certificate/Funeral notice, Rachel Forchheimer

Date, April 1920

Language, German

RG-73.01.05, Family Yahrtzeit Calendar, Moses and Rachel Forchheimer

The calendar is entitled “Calendar of My Late Parents.”  A Yahrtzeit calendar that lists the anniversaries of Emil and Rachel’s deaths up until 1973.

Language, German

RG-73.01.06, Kaiser family history, 1934 copy by Emil Forchheimer

Kaiser family history typed in 1934 on the stationary of Emil Forchheimer’s basket and furniture business.  The Kaiser family dates back to 1747 with the birth of Lamm Lipmann Kaiser.  Various generations are listed until the 1867 birth of Bertha’s father, Louis Kaiser.

Date, May 6, 1934

Issued by, Emil Forchheimer

Language, German

RG-73.02, Forchheimer birth certificates and vaccination records

RG-73.02.01, Birth certificate, Emil Forchheimer

Born in Gemüden am Main, Germany on July 24, 1890.  Parents listed as Jewish. Two official copies obtained on November 24, 1938.

Date, November 25, 1938

Issued by, Registry Office of Gemüden am Main

Language, German

RG-73.02.02, Birth certificate, Bertha Kaiser

Born in Waltershausen, Germany in May 1897. Listed as Jewish.  Two official copies obtained on November 23, 1938.

Date, November 23, 1938

Issued by, Registry Office of Waltershausen, Thuringia

Language, German

RG-73.02.03, Birth certificate, Anna Forchheimer

Daughter of Emil and Bertha born on November 28, 1927 in Coburg, Germany.

Date, November 28, 1927

Issued by, Registry Office of Coburg

Language, German

RG-73.02.04, Illegitimate child document, Anna Forchheimer

Date, February 21, 1928

Issued by, Civil Officials of Coburg

Language, German

RG-73.02.05, Vaccination Certificate, Emil Forchheimer

Date, July 24, 1890

Language, German

RG-73.02.06, Vaccination certificate, Bertha Kaiser

Date, April 24, 1898

Language, German

RG-73.02.07, Vaccination certificate, Emil Forchheimer

Date, 1902

Language, German

RG-73.02.08, Immunization records, Anna Forchheimer

Four documents dated from 1928 to 1934.

Date, 1928-1934

Issued by, Coburg municipal authorities

Language, German

RG-73.02.09, Correspondence from Berlin, birth certificate on file for Nathan Sichel, father of Greta Forchheimer

Date, April 12, 1939.

Issued by, Jewish Congregation in Berlin.

Language, German

RG-73.03, Emil Forchheimer military service

RG-73.03.01, Emil Forchheimer military booklet

Booklet of military notes and records.  Beginning on frame 16/28 some pages in the booklet become separated and are not visible until frame 20/28. 

Date, Dates in the booklet range from 1909 to 1918

Issued by, German Department of Field Artillery

Language, German

RG-73.04, Bertha Kaiser college certificates

RG-73.04.01, Teaching certification, Bertha Kaiser

Certificate for having passed French and English instruction courses in Gotha.

Date, January 20, 1917

Issued by, Gotha State Commission

RG-73.04.02, College report card

Date, March 14, 1916

Issued by, Course instructors in Gotha

Language, German

RG-73.05, Emil and Bertha Forchheimer marriage certificates

RG-73.05.01, Marriage certificate for Bertha and Emil Forchheimer

Date, December 18, 1922

Issued by, Gotha Civil Office

Language, German

RG-73.05.02, Marriage registration, Emil and Bertha Forchheimer

Date, Three copies obtained on December 1, 1938

Issued by, Gotha Civil Office

Language, German

RG-73.06, Ring family

RG-73.06.01, Birth certificate, Eugene Ring

Date, December 27, 1892

Issued by, Registry Office, Frankfurt, Germany.

Language, German

RG-73.06.02, Ring family origins booklet

Pforzheim, Germany.  Connected to Kaiser Family.

Issued by, Validation stamps from Gotha and Pforzheim Registry Offices

Language, German

RG-73.06.03, Kaiser and Ring Marriage Contract

Ketubah, Jewish marriage contract

Date, December 19, 1920

Issued by,

Language, German

RG-73.07, Correspondences and affidavits of Louis Forchheimer

RG-73.07.01, Envelope addressed to the American Consulate in London

All RG-73.07 contents housed in envelope. However, no matching correspondence with envelope. 

Language, English

RG-73.07.02, Microfilm, Louis Forchheimer tax receipt

Tax return for $60.09 issued to Louis Forchheimer

Date, August 5, 1934.

Issued by, Elmer Taylor, Tax Assessor-Collector for Brewster County, Texas

Language, English

RG-73.07.03, Microfilm, Louis Forchheimer tax notice

Amount owed by Forchheimer is $144.75

Date, July 1, 1938

Issued by, M.H. Moorman, City Tax Collector, Alpine, Texas

Language, English

RG-73.07.04, Microfilm, Louis Forchheimer typed affidavit of support

Sworn statement from Louis Forchheimer.  Affidavit states that Louis wishes for Emil, Bertha, and their children Anna and Franz to emigrate from Coburg to the United States.  Louis states that Emil and Bertha have gained some English skills and he is willing to provide for them until the family is self-supporting.

Date, August 25, 1938

Issued by, Louis Forchheimer and Brewster County Notary Public

Language, English

RG-73.07.05, Microfilm, Affidavit in support of application for immigration visa

Affidavit from the Hamburg-American Line filled out and signed by Louis Forchheimer.  Affidavit supports Emil, Bertha, Anna, and Franz in their revival of immigration visas.

Date, August 25, 1938

Issued by, Louis Forchheimer, Hamburg-American Line

Language, English

RG-73.07.06, Microfilm, Correspondence to American Consul in Stuttgart, Germany

A letter from G.W. Barnes, Vice President of the First National Bank in Alpine, Texas, to the American Consul in Stuttgart, Germany.  Written and notarized on September 2. 1938.  Barnes states that he has gone into business with Louis Forchheimer and expresses his support for Louis Forchheimer’s endeavor to move his family from Coburg, Germany.

Date, September 2, 1938

Issued by, G.W. Barnes, Vice President of the First National Bank, Alpine, Texas

Language, English

RG-73.07.07, Correspondence to the American Consul in Berlin, Germany

A letter from Louis Forchheimer to the American Consul in Berlin.  This letter is dated June 20, 1941 and thus comes after the successful emigration of Emil and Bertha.  Here, Louis expresses his desire to have his aunt, Babette Kaiser, leave Germany to live with him in the United States.  He assures that she will not become a public charge.

Date, June 20, 1941

Issued by, Louis Forchheimer

Language, English

RG-73.08, Forchheimer emigration documents

RG-73.08.01, Correspondence to Benno Forchheimer from the Mayor’s Office in Gemünden am Main

Date, May 9, 1938

Issued by, Mayor’s Office, Gemünden am Main

Language, German

RG-73.08.02, Statement clearing Emil Forchheimer of tax debt

Date, February 10, 1939 and May 2, 1939

Issued by Financial offices in Coburg and Gotha

Language, German

RG-73.08.03 Statement clearing Emil Forchheimer of tax debt

Duplicate no. 3

Date, February 10, 1939 and May 2, 1939

Issued by, Financial offices in Coburg and Gotha

Language, German

RG-73.08.04, Statement declaring Emil Forchheimer current on all taxes due in Coburg

Date, March 17, 1939

Issued by, Representative of the Mayor for the city of Coburg

Language, German

RG-73.08.05, Gotha Police document grating Bertha Forchheimer permission to emigrate.  Indicates Bertha has no police record.

Date, on July 1, 1939

Issued by, Gotha Police Director

Language, German

RG-73.08.06, Coburg Police document allowing Bertha Forchheimer valid emigration for three months

Contains photo identification of Bertha Forchheimer

Date, December 10, 1938

Issued by, Head of Coburg Police

Language, German

RG-73.08.07, Forchheimer belongings shipped to London

Date, May 23, 1939

Language, German

RG-73.08.08, Forchheimer furniture shipped to Baltimore, MD

Date, June 30, 1939

Issued by, Coburg Police

Language, German

RG-73.08.09, Personal belongings of Bertha Forchheimer to be shipped to London

Date, June 30, 1939

Issued by, Coburg Police

Language, German

RG-73.08.10, Exit pass from Gotha, Bertha Forchheimer

Date, June 26, 1939

Issued by, Authorities in Thüringen, Rudolftadt

Language, German

RG-73.08.11, List of belongings carried in suitcase from Gotha, Bertha Forchheimer

Date, May 23, 1939

Language, German

RG-73.09, Forchheimer U.S. naturalization papers

RG-73.09.01, U.S. Certificate of Naturalization, Emil Forchheimer

Date, November 19, 1945.

Issued by, District Court of the United States at Columbus, Ohio.

Language, English

RG-73.09.02, U.S. Certificate of Naturalization, Bertha Forchheimer

Date, November 19, 1945.

Issued by, District Court of the United States at Columbus, Ohio.

Language, English

RG-73.10, Temple Israel, Columbus, Ohio

RG-73.10.01, 1939 Letter regarding refugee membership

States that refugees will be admitted to Temple Israel free of charge and enjoy the same privileges as paying members. Addressed to Mrs. Edna Hofmayer. Signature illegible. Copy of original.

Date, August 7, 1939

Language, English

RG-73.10.02, Welcome letter from Rabbi Samuel M. Gup

Rabbi Samuel M. Gup’s welcome to new members recently arrived from Europe. Copy of original letter.

Issued by, Rabbi Samuel M. Gup

Language, English

RG-73.10.03, Invitation to lecture on “The Jewish American Scene”

Invitation for new members to see former Berlin Rabbi speak. Copy of original invitation.

Date, February 7, 1941

Issued by, Rabbi Samuel M. Gup

Language, English

RG-73.10.04, Invitations sent out for Sisterhood meetings

Several women invited.  Bertha Forchheimer listed. Copy of typewritten list.

Issued by, Temple Israel

Language, English

RG-73.10.05, February 1941 List of Refugees

Mr. and Mrs. Benno Forchheimer listed alongside Emil, Bertha, and their three children Peter, Franz, and Anna. Copy of typewritten list.

Date, February 1, 1941

Issued by, Temple Israel

Language, English 

RG-73.11, Jewish inhabitants of Coburg, Germany

RG-73.11.01, Jewish history and population in Coburg until 1942

An entry copied from the 1968 Encyclopedia Judaica.  Gives the history of the Jewish population in Coburg as well as census numbers.  The population peaked in 1925 with 316 Jewish inhabitants and fell to zero in 1942.

Date, 1968

Issued by, Encyclopedia Judaica

Language, German

RG-73.12, Photos, Moses and Rachel Forchheimer

RG-73.12.01, Copy, Moses and Rachel Forchheimer

RG-73.12.02, Moses Forchheimer

RG-73.12.03, Rachel Forchheimer in Coburg, Germany

RG-73.13, Photos, Louis and Babette Kaiser

RG-73.13.01, Louis Kaiser

Gotha, Germany

Date, note on reverse side indicates photo was presumably taken between 1900-1910.

RG-73.13.02, Louis Kaiser alongside Bertha and Anna Forchheimer

Date, 1936-37, note on reverse side indicates the photo was taken prior to November 1938 Kristallnacht pogrom in which Louis Kaiser sustained fatal injuries.

RG-73.13.03, Louis and Babette Kaiser, Coburg, Germany

Date, previous to 1938.

RG-73.13.04, Louis Kaiser

RG-73.13.05, Babette Kaiser

Middle

RG-73.14, Emil and Bertha Forchheimer, Greta Forchheimer

RG-73.14.01.01, House in Gemünden am Main, Germany, birthplace of Emil, Benno, and Louis Forchheimer

Unidentified woman to the left, Greta Forchheimer to the right.

RG-73.14.01.02, Emil, Benno, Louis

From left, Emil, Benno, Louis.

Date, c. 1900

RG-73.14.01.03, WWI Army Unit of Emil Forchheimer

Emil is seen kneeling in the middle of the middle row. Postcard addressed to Benno Forchheimer.

Date, 1911

RG-73.14.01.04, Bertha and Greta Forchheimer

Date, c. 1930

RG-73.14.01.05, Emil and Bertha, Berlin, 1933 - Hans, Feb. 1933

Front, Emil and Bertha in Berlin

Date, 1933

Back, Hans Sichel?

Date, 1933

RG-73.14.01.06, Bertha, Emil, Greta

RG-73.14.01.07, Bertha and Emil in front of Emil's upholstery business

Coburg, Germany

Date, 1930-35

RG-73.14.01.08, Bertha and Emil on Banhoffstrasse

Coburg, Germany

Street name changed to Hitlerstrasse between 1934-1945.

Date, 1937-38

RG-73.14.01.09, Bertha Forchheimer

Coincides with previous photo

RG-73.14.01.10, Emil and Bertha

The couple is on the right. Note on reverse sides indicates an uncharacteristic pose for Bertha.

RG-73.14.01.11, Bertha Forchheimer

Undated portrait

RG-73.14.01.12, Bertha and Greta

RG-73.14.01.13, Greta, Emil, Bertha

RG-73.14.02.01, Gustav Sichel, WWI

Father of Greta Forchheimer, lower right

RG-73.14.02.02, Ship Benno and Greta took to U.S.

As seem from Volendam ship

Date, September 1936

RG-73.14.02.03, Greta and Hans Sichel

The siblings are on the far right

Date, July 29, 1913

RG-73.15, Photos, Forchheimer Children

RG-73.15.01, Reprint, Franz and Peter, 1926

RG-73.15.02, Bertha with Peter, Anna, and Franz

Anna as a newborn

Date, late 1927 or early 1928

RG-73.15.03, Reprint, Forchheimer children

Peter, Anna, and Franz in Coburg, Germany

Date, 1928-29

RG-73.15.04, Franz and Peter Forchheimer

Coburg, Germany

Date, 1929-1930

RG-73.15.05, Forchheimer children, Coburg, Germany

Date, c. 1930

RG-73.15.06, Greta and Bertha with Forchheimer Children, Coburg, Germany

Date, c.1930

RG-73.15.07, Peter, Franz, and Anna

Coburg, Germany

Date, c.1930

RG-73.15.08, Greta and Forchheimer Children,

Possibly outside theater in Coburg, Germany

Date, c.1932

RG-73.15.09, Bertha and Franz Forchheimer

Note indicates place of photo is possibly outside of Coburg, Germany

RG-73.15.10, Franz, Greta, Unidentified

RG-73.15.11, Franz Forchheimer-Unidentified house

Unidentified house on rear of photo

RG-73.15.12, Franz Forchheimer

RG-73.15.13, Franz Forchheimer, Two Unidentified

RG-73.15.14, Bertha, Franz, and Robert Forchheimer with Walter “Rotkohl” Lewy and others

Note on reverse side indicates the children were friends in Coburg, Germany

Walter “Rotkohl” Lewy died in the Riga Ghetto in 1942

Date, c. 1937

RG-73.15.15, Robert and Franz Forchheimer, Walter “Rotkohl” Lewy

Date, c. 1937

RG-73.15.16, Franz Forchheimer

Germany

Date, c. 1937

RG-73.15.17, Anna, Bertha, Stefan Kaufmann

A note indicates that Stefan Kaufmann’s relative, Siegbert Kaufmann, became friends with Peter Forchheimer in the United States and helped him acculturate.

RG-73.15.18, Louis Kaiser alongside Bertha and Anna Forchheimer

Date, 1936-37, note on reverse side indicates the photo was taken prior to November 1938 Kristallnacht pogrom in which Louis Kaiser sustained fatal injuries.

RG-73.15.19, Greta and Anna

Likely taken during Anna’s 1936 trip to visit Greta in Berlin during the Olympic Games.  A note indicates that Greta was a dog lover and owned several throughout her lifetime.  Upon her death she left a large donation to the ASPCA in Columbus, Ohio.

Date, c. 1936

RG-73.15.20, Anna and Greta, Berlin Olympic Games

Date, c. 1936

RG-73.15.21, Anna with Jewish school friends

Anna kneeling in front of Walter “Rotkohl” Lewy, Franz 2nd from left in back row, a girl named Esther is 3rd from the left in the front row.

The Jewish school was held at the Hirsch family home on High Street in Coburg, Germany.

Esther also died along with Walter “Rotkohl” Lewy.  In 1942 Walter died in the Riga Ghetto.  How Esther died is unknown.

RG-73.16, Photos, Post-emigration, U.S.

RG-73.16.01, Benno, Louis, and Emil, U.S.

RG-73.16.02, Forchheimer family outing

Right to left, standing, Franz, Greta, Peter, Marianne

Sitting, Frieda, Benno, Erna Heilbron, Bertha, Emil

Date, 1950

RG-73.16.03, Forchheimer Family

Front, Bertha, Frieda, Erna Heilbron, Greta, Benno

Back, Peter, Emil, Fritz Adler, Franz

Date, 1950

RG-73.17, Photos, Gravestones and Memorials

RG-73.17.01, Grave of Louis Kaiser

Gotha, Germany

RG-73.17.02, Grave marker of possible Sichel family member

Possible relative of Greta Forchheimer

RG-73.17.03, Memorial to Coburg Victims of Fascism, 1941-45

Walter 'Rotkohl' Lewy is listed.  Lewy died in the Riga Ghetto in 1942.

Coburg, Germany

RG-73.18, Photos, Aunt Idel, Meta Kahn

RG-73.18.01, “Aunt” Idel

Woman Forchheimer children referred to as “Aunt” Idel

RG-73.18.02, Meta Kahn

Meta Kahn, attached note indicated no available informationbirth, death, and marriage certificates, as well as the family’s necessary emigration documents.  While Emil and Rachel straightened their financial and legal affairs to prepare for emigration, Louis aided their cause by providing multiple affidavits assuring his support for them upon arrival to the United States.  In 1945 Emil and Bertha became naturalized citizens in Columbus, Ohio.

Biographical Note

Documents of Emil and Bertha Forchhaimer with regard to  their emigration from Nazi Germany in late 1930s.

Subject/Index Terms

Anna Forchheimer, family member
Bertha Kaiser, family member
Coburg (Germany)
Documents certifying social and civil status
Documents issued by German local and municipal authorities, 1933 -- 1945
Educational documents, German, 1900 -- 1939
Emigration documents
Emigration from Nazi Germany
Emil Forchheimer, family member
Family history, Forchheimers
Family history documents
family photographs
German civil and municipal authorities, 1900--1945
German imperial army, 1900 -- 1918
Germany, history
Immigration to United States
Jewish Community of Berlin, 1900 -- 1945
Kaiser family, history
Nazi anti-Jewish measures and legislations
Private establishment, ownership
Ring family, history
Synagogues, religious temples
US naturalization documents, 1900 -- 1960

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[Folder 1: RG-73.01, Documents concerning Moses and Rachel Forchheimer, and the Kaiser family, 1899--mid-20th century],
[Folder 2: RG-73.02, Forchheimer birth certificates and vaccination records, 1891--1939],
[Folder 3: RG-73.03, Emil Forchheimer, military booklet and personal history of military service, 1909 -- 1918, Germany, 1909--1918],
[Folder 4: RG-73.04, Bertha Kaiser college certificates, Germany, March 14, 1916--January 20, 1917],
[Folder 5: RG-73.05, Emil and Bertha Forchheimer marriage certificates, December 18, 1922--December 1, 1938],
[Folder 6: RG-73.06, Ring family history, 1911--1921],
[Folder 7: RG-73.07, Emigration support rendered to the family by Louis Forchheimer, US, August 5, 1934--June 20, 1941],
[Folder 8: RG-73.08, Forchheimers emigration documents, 1938 -- 1939, Germany in preparation for emigration to United States, 1938--1939],
[Folder 9: RG-73.09, Forchheimers, the U.S. naturalization papers, November 19, 1945],
[Folder 10: RG-73.10, Social work at the Temple Israel, Columbus, Ohio, 1939--1941],
[Folder 11: RG-73.11, Jewish inhabitants of Coburg, Germany, 1968],
[Folder 12: RG-73.12, Photographs of  Moses and Rachel Forchheimer, historic photographs, Early 20th century],
[Folder 13: RG-73.13, Louis and Babette Kaiser, Germany and US, family photographs, 1930s -- 1940s, 1930s -- 1940s],
[Folder 14: RG-73.14, Historic family  phototogrphs of  Emil and Bertha Forchheimer, Greta Forchheimer and other family members, 1900 -- 1940s],
[Folder 15: RG-73.15, Photogrophs of the  Forchheimers Children in the Weimer Republic and in Nazi Germany, 1920s -- 1930s, 1920s -- 1930s],
[Folder 16: RG-73.16, Photographs, the Forchheimers in the USA, 1940s -- 1950s, 1940s -- 1950s],
[Folder 17: RG-73.17, Photographs, Gravestones and Memorials,  the Forchheirmer family in Germany, 1900 -- 1960, 1900 -- 1960],
[Folder 18: RG-73.18, Photogrpahs, Forchheimers family members, Germany, 1930s, 1930s],
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Folder 7: RG-73.07, Emigration support rendered to the family by Louis Forchheimer, US, August 5, 1934--June 20, 1941Add to your cart.
This collection contains documents issued by Louis Forchheimer (Alpine, Texas) to facilitate the emigration of  the members of the Forchheimer family from Germany to the USA, 1934--1941.
Subject/Index Terms:
Emigration from Nazi Germany
Immigration to United States
Immigration documents
US emigration authorities
Affidavit of emigration support
Affidavit of emigration support issued by Louis Forchheimer in United States
Documents required for the issuance of the affidavit of support for emigration to US
Kaiser family, history
Lewine Babette Kaiser, family member
Affidavit of support issued to the Forchheimer family members
Alpine (Texas, United States)
United States (1900 -- 1939)
United States (1939 -- 1945)
Envelope sent from Alpine, Texas
London (England)
Family history, Forchheimers
American Consulate
American Consulate General in London
Louis Forchheimer, family member
English, language
Documents in English language
Immigration to the United States from the German-controlled and occupied territories, 1933 -- 1939
Emigration from Nazi Germany to the United States
Microfilm
Tax receipt
Elmer Taylor, Tax Assessor-Collector for Brewster County, Texas
Tax notice
M.H. Moorman, City Tax Collector, Alpine, Texas
Coburg (Germany)
Emil Forchheimer, family member
Bertha Forchheimer, family member
Anna Forchheimer, family member
Franz Forchheimer, family member
Hamburg-American Line – North German Lloyd
G.W. Barnes, Vice President of the First National Bank, Alpine, Texas
American Consulate in Stuttgart
Stuttgart (Germany)
Proof of Finances, Louis Forchheimer
Proof of Finances
International correspondence, 1939 -- 1950
American Consul in Berlin (Germany)
Berlin (Germany)
Creators:
Louis Forchheimer, family member (1937--1941)
The Forchheimer Family (1900s -- 1960s)
Elmer Taylor, Tax Assessor-Collector for Brewster County, Texas (1934)
M.H. Moorman, City Tax Collector, Alpine, Texas (1938)
Brewster County Notary Public (1938)
G.W. Barnes, Vice President of the First National Bank, Alpine, Texas (1938)
Document/Artifact of Item-Level 1: RG-73.07.01, Envelope addressed to the American Consulate in London, 1938Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
This document shows an envelope sent to the American Consulate in London by Louis Forchheimer, who supported his family`s emigration to the USA.
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Envelope sent from Alpine, Texas
Alpine (Texas, United States)
London (England)
Emigration from Nazi Germany
Immigration to United States
Family history, Forchheimers
United States (1900 -- 1939)
US emigration authorities
American Consulate
American Consulate General in London
Louis Forchheimer, family member
English, language
Documents in English language
Immigration to the United States from the German-controlled and occupied territories, 1933 -- 1939
Emigration from Nazi Germany to the United States
Creators:
Louis Forchheimer, family member (1937--1941)
The Forchheimer Family (1900s -- 1960s)
Document/Artifact of Item-Level 2: RG-73.07.02, Microfilm, Louis Forchheimer tax receipt, August 5, 1934Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
This document shows a tax return for $60.09 issued to Louis Forchheimer in 1934 (Texas).
Subject/Index Terms:
Microfilm
Louis Forchheimer, family member
Tax receipt
Elmer Taylor, Tax Assessor-Collector for Brewster County, Texas
Alpine (Texas, United States)
Emigration from Nazi Germany
Immigration to United States
Family history, Forchheimers
United States (1900 -- 1939)
English, language
Documents in English language
Immigration to the United States from the German-controlled and occupied territories, 1933 -- 1939
Emigration from Nazi Germany to the United States
Immigration to the United States, 1930s
Official Document
Documents required for the issuance of the affidavit of support for emigration to US
Financial documents
Creators:
Elmer Taylor, Tax Assessor-Collector for Brewster County, Texas (1934)
Louis Forchheimer, family member (1937--1941)
The Forchheimer Family (1900s -- 1960s)
Document/Artifact of Item-Level 3: RG-73.07.03, Microfilm, Louis Forchheimer tax notice, July 1, 1938Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
This document shows the tax notice addressed to Louis Forchheimer in 1938 to pay the city tax of Alpine (Texas).
Subject/Index Terms:
M.H. Moorman, City Tax Collector, Alpine, Texas
Microfilm
Louis Forchheimer, family member
Elmer Taylor, Tax Assessor-Collector for Brewster County, Texas
Alpine (Texas, United States)
Emigration from Nazi Germany
Immigration to United States
Family history, Forchheimers
United States (1900 -- 1939)
English, language
Documents in English language
Immigration to the United States from the German-controlled and occupied territories, 1933 -- 1939
Emigration from Nazi Germany to the United States
Immigration to the United States, 1930s
Official Document
Documents required for the issuance of the affidavit of support for emigration to US
Financial documents
Tax notice
Creators:
M.H. Moorman, City Tax Collector, Alpine, Texas (1938)
Louis Forchheimer, family member (1937--1941)
The Forchheimer Family (1900s -- 1960s)
Document/Artifact of Item-Level 4: RG-73.07.04, Microfilm, Louis Forchheimer typed affidavit of support, August 25, 1938Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Sworn statement from Louis Forchheimer. The Affidavit states that Louis wishes for Emil, Bertha, and their children Anna and Franz to emigrate from Coburg to the United States. Louis states that Emil and Bertha have gained some English skills and he is willing to provide for them until the family is self-supporting.
Subject/Index Terms:
Microfilm
Louis Forchheimer, family member
Brewster County Notary Public
Alpine (Texas, United States)
Emigration from Nazi Germany
Immigration to United States
Family history, Forchheimers
United States (1900 -- 1939)
English, language
Documents in English language
Immigration to the United States from the German-controlled and occupied territories, 1933 -- 1939
Emigration from Nazi Germany to the United States
Immigration to the United States, 1930s
Documents required for the issuance of the affidavit of support for emigration to US
Affidavit of emigration support
Affidavit of emigration support issued by Louis Forchheimer in United States
Affidavit of support issued to the Forchheimer family members
US emigration authorities
Coburg (Germany)
Emil Forchheimer, family member
Bertha Forchheimer, family member
Anna Forchheimer, family member
Franz Forchheimer, family member
Narratives in English language
Creators:
Louis Forchheimer, family member (1937--1941)
Brewster County Notary Public (1938)
The Forchheimer Family (1900s -- 1960s)
Document/Artifact of Item-Level 5: RG-73.07.05, Microfilm, Affidavit in support of application for immigration visa, August 25, 1938Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Affidavit from the Hamburg-American Line filled out and signed by Louis Forchheimer. The affidavit supports Emil, Bertha, Anna, and Franz in becoming their immigration visas.
Subject/Index Terms:
Visas to the United States
Immigrant Visa
Visa, American
Microfilm
Louis Forchheimer, family member
Hamburg-American Line – North German Lloyd
Alpine (Texas, United States)
Emigration from Nazi Germany
Immigration to United States
Family history, Forchheimers
United States (1900 -- 1939)
English, language
Documents in English language
Immigration to the United States from the German-controlled and occupied territories, 1933 -- 1939
Emigration from Nazi Germany to the United States
Immigration to the United States, 1930s
Documents required for the issuance of the affidavit of support for emigration to US
Affidavit of emigration support
Affidavit of emigration support issued by Louis Forchheimer in United States
Affidavit of support issued to the Forchheimer family members
US emigration authorities
Emil Forchheimer, family member
Bertha Forchheimer, family member
Anna Forchheimer, family member
Franz Forchheimer, family member
Narratives in English language
Creators:
Louis Forchheimer, family member (1937--1941)
The Forchheimer Family (1900s -- 1960s)
Document/Artifact of Item-Level 6: RG-73.07.06, Microfilm, Correspondence to American Consul in Stuttgart, Germany, September 2, 1938Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
A letter from G.W. Barnes, Vice President of the First National Bank in Alpine, Texas, to the American Consul in Stuttgart, Germany. Written and notarized on September 2. 1938. Barnes states that the Bank did business with Louis Forchheimer, expresses his support for Louis Forchheimer’s endeavor to move his family from Coburg (Germany) to the USA and provides proof for Louis Forchheimer`s financial situation.
Subject/Index Terms:
American Consulate in Stuttgart
Stuttgart (Germany)
G.W. Barnes, Vice President of the First National Bank, Alpine, Texas
Brewster County Notary Public
Financial documents
Coburg (Germany)
Microfilm
Louis Forchheimer, family member
Alpine (Texas, United States)
Emigration from Nazi Germany
Immigration to United States
Family history, Forchheimers
United States (1900 -- 1939)
English, language
Documents in English language
Immigration to the United States from the German-controlled and occupied territories, 1933 -- 1939
Emigration from Nazi Germany to the United States
Immigration to the United States, 1930s
Documents required for the issuance of the affidavit of support for emigration to US
US emigration authorities
Emil Forchheimer, family member
Narratives in English language
Proof of Finances, Louis Forchheimer
Proof of Finances
American Consulate
Creators:
G.W. Barnes, Vice President of the First National Bank, Alpine, Texas (1938)
The Forchheimer Family (1900s -- 1960s)
Brewster County Notary Public (1938)
Document/Artifact of Item-Level 7: RG-73.07.07, Correspondence to the US Consul in Berlin, Germany, June 20, 1941Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
A letter from Louis Forchheimer to the American Consul in Berlin. This letter is dated June 20, 1941 and thus comes after the successful emigration of Emil and Bertha. Here, Louis expresses his desire to have his aunt, Babette Kaiser, leave Germany to live with him in the United States. He assures that she will not become a public charge.
Subject/Index Terms:
American Consul in Berlin (Germany)
Berlin (Germany)
American Consulate
Lewine Babette Kaiser, family member
Louis Forchheimer, family member
Alpine (Texas, United States)
Emigration from Nazi Germany
Immigration to United States
Family history, Forchheimers
United States (1939 -- 1945)
English, language
Documents in English language
Immigration to the United States from the German-controlled and occupied territories, 1933 -- 1939
Emigration from Nazi Germany to the United States
Immigration to the United States, 1930s
Documents required for the issuance of the affidavit of support for emigration to US
US emigration authorities
Narratives in English language
Affidavit of emigration support
Affidavit of emigration support issued by Louis Forchheimer in United States
Kaiser family, history
International correspondence, 1939 -- 1950
Creators:
Louis Forchheimer, family member (1937--1941)
The Forchheimer Family (1900s -- 1960s)

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[Folder 1: RG-73.01, Documents concerning Moses and Rachel Forchheimer, and the Kaiser family, 1899--mid-20th century],
[Folder 2: RG-73.02, Forchheimer birth certificates and vaccination records, 1891--1939],
[Folder 3: RG-73.03, Emil Forchheimer, military booklet and personal history of military service, 1909 -- 1918, Germany, 1909--1918],
[Folder 4: RG-73.04, Bertha Kaiser college certificates, Germany, March 14, 1916--January 20, 1917],
[Folder 5: RG-73.05, Emil and Bertha Forchheimer marriage certificates, December 18, 1922--December 1, 1938],
[Folder 6: RG-73.06, Ring family history, 1911--1921],
[Folder 7: RG-73.07, Emigration support rendered to the family by Louis Forchheimer, US, August 5, 1934--June 20, 1941],
[Folder 8: RG-73.08, Forchheimers emigration documents, 1938 -- 1939, Germany in preparation for emigration to United States, 1938--1939],
[Folder 9: RG-73.09, Forchheimers, the U.S. naturalization papers, November 19, 1945],
[Folder 10: RG-73.10, Social work at the Temple Israel, Columbus, Ohio, 1939--1941],
[Folder 11: RG-73.11, Jewish inhabitants of Coburg, Germany, 1968],
[Folder 12: RG-73.12, Photographs of  Moses and Rachel Forchheimer, historic photographs, Early 20th century],
[Folder 13: RG-73.13, Louis and Babette Kaiser, Germany and US, family photographs, 1930s -- 1940s, 1930s -- 1940s],
[Folder 14: RG-73.14, Historic family  phototogrphs of  Emil and Bertha Forchheimer, Greta Forchheimer and other family members, 1900 -- 1940s],
[Folder 15: RG-73.15, Photogrophs of the  Forchheimers Children in the Weimer Republic and in Nazi Germany, 1920s -- 1930s, 1920s -- 1930s],
[Folder 16: RG-73.16, Photographs, the Forchheimers in the USA, 1940s -- 1950s, 1940s -- 1950s],
[Folder 17: RG-73.17, Photographs, Gravestones and Memorials,  the Forchheirmer family in Germany, 1900 -- 1960, 1900 -- 1960],
[Folder 18: RG-73.18, Photogrpahs, Forchheimers family members, Germany, 1930s, 1930s],
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