A repository for information about the life of my late great grandfather Hyman Victor, a Jewish immigrant who came to America in 1913.
How in finding the man, I discovered my Galician roots.
Before moving his family to Berlin in 1912, Isaak Wohlgemuth prospered as a mover in Danzig. His family roots were in nearby West Prussia.
The home of a French Jewish jeweller was "Aryanized" and became a Nazi salon during the Occupation.
From 1880s to the 1930s, the Ringel family prospered in the garment trade in the German capital. Herman made men's outerwear.
During the first five years of Hitler's reign of terror, Jewish families of Berlin faced one repression after another.
In July 1940, consular officials from three nations conspired to open an escape route for Jews out of occupied France. Why did they do it?