Erica FurnbergCollection 1881-1998 bulk 1887-1969


Erica Furnberg Collection, 1881-1998, bulk 1887-1969

Erica FurnbergCollection 1881-1998 bulk 1887-1969

The collectionconsists of the correspondence, personal documents and family photos of EricaFurnberg, her mother, and daughter. A large part of the correspondence deals withErica's attempts to help her sister Magda to emigrate from France to theUSA.






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Loewe, Margaret (person)

Furnberg, Fred, 1906-1960 (person)

Furnberg, Susan Margaret, 1951-1982 (person)

Furnberg, Erica, 1910-1985 (person)

Erica Furnberg (née Loewe) is the creator of this collection. She emigrated from Berlin to New York to escape the Nazis. Erica was the youngest daughter of Felix Peter Loewe (born May 13,1866) and Margarete Loewe (née Hahn, born May 7, ca. 1870). Margarete and Peter were engaged in May 1894 and got married shortly afterwards. Peter worked in finance in Berlin. Peter died on July 7, 1918. Margarete died in ca. 1935. They are buried in the Jewish Cemetery in Weissensee in ...

American friends service committee (corporateBody)

Quaker organization formed to promote peace and reconciliation through its social service and relief programs. From the description of American Friends Service Committee records, 1933-1988 (bulk 1933-1938). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70983753 The American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) was organized in June 1917 as an outgrowth of and coordination point for the anti-war and relief activities of various bodies of the Religious Society of Friends in the United States. A ...

Furnberg, Erna, 1910-1985 (person)

Fürnberg family (family)

Gurs (Concentration camp) (corporateBody)

Selfhelp of Emigres from Central Europe, Inc. (corporateBody)