Papers of Olga Gruenberger Schiffer, 1935?-1982 (inclusive).


Papers of Olga Gruenberger Schiffer, 1935?-1982 (inclusive).

Collection consists of a manuscript cookbook in German kept by Schiffer, of which some recipes probably came from Wiener Kueche (1935), and were used in the Window Shop restaurant; and cards with recipes collected by Schiffer.

.75 linear ft. (1/2 file box, 1 card box)

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Window Shop (Cambridge, Mass.) (corporateBody)

The Window Shop (1939-1972) was a store located in Cambridge, Massachusetts created by a small group of women wanting to help immigrants fleeing Europe. It was originally located in a room on the second floor of 37 Church Street and was named for the room's large window. One of these women was Elsa Brändström Ulich, a Swedish-immigrant nurse and philanthropist. In 1939, four women opened the Window Shop at 37 Church Street with a combined sum of 65 dollars to aid immigrants fleeing German-occ...

Schiffer, Olga Gruenberger, 1895- (person)

Olga Gruenberger Schiffer was the daughter of Theresa Posiles Gruenberger and one of the founders of the Window Shop, an organization in Cambridge, Massachusetts, that offered employment to, and raised money for refugees from Germany and Austria during and after World War II. The Window Shop included a restaurant serving German and Austrian specialities. From the description of Papers of Olga Gruenberger Schiffer, 1935?-1982 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 4727...