This collection contains photographs and a family tree relating to the Epstein family, a large Jewish family from Frankfurt. Also included is a notebook of poetry and correspondence addressed to Adelheid Heinemann who fled Nazi Germany with her husband, son and mother.
Epstein family: photographs and correspondence
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 1556 WL1845
- Dates of Creation1916-1973
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialGerman
- Physical Description1 folder
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Adelheid ('Ada') Heinemann was born in Frankfurt in 1890. She was the daughter of Sophie (née Epstein, 1868-1954) and Jacob Hermann Schiff (1852-1920). She got married to Friedrich Heinrich (Fritz) Heinemann in 1918. They had a son, Franz Markus, in 1920. Adelheid and Friedrich appear to have emigrated to London together with their son and Adelheid's mother in the 1930s.
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Donated by Michael Lenarz