"Weekend at Scharmützelsee" 8mm Home Movie, 16 min., 1935
When public beaches were closed to Jews in 1935, the Jewish community board in Berlin put pressure on the Korngold family to open their estate on the nearby lake Scharmützelsee to the Jewish public; at the same time, profits for Jewish business owners were heavily curtailed by Nazi authorities. In order to keep up a certain standard of living, the Korngolds moved from the ‘mansion to the servants’ quarters’ and opened the estate to Jewish paying guests for the summers of 1935-1938.
German Championship Soccer Match - 1932 (Erna Weill Collection)
In 1932, FC Bayern München faced Eintracht Frankfurt in the German Championship football match on June 12, 1932 at the Städtisches Stadion in Nuremberg. Footage of the game, shot on 16mm reels, is in the archival collection of Erna Weill at Leo Baeck Institute. Erna Weill, (1904-1996) was a sculptor from Frankfurt, Germany who studied with August Rodin and emigrated to New York to escape persecution by the Nazi regime.