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Adolf Heilberg was born in Breslau in 1858. He was a lawyer and the president of the Silesian lawyers association from 1925 until his dismissal in 1933. As a member of the DDP he was the "Vorsitzender der Stadtverordnetenkammer" in Breslau. Heilberg was also a board member of the "Deutsche Friedensgesellschaft" and the author of "Bestimmungen des Friedensvertrags". He died in Breslau in 1936.

The graphic artist Arnold Busch (1876-1951) was widely appreciated for his landscapes and portraits. Born in Lower Saxony and trained in Dresden, he was a professor at the royal academy [Königliche Kunst- und Gewerbeschule] in Breslau before settling and working in Lower Silesia and participating in all official art exhibitions in Germany from 1937 to 1944.

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Adolf Heilberg / drawing by Arnold Busch; Breslau, [May 1926], Leo Baeck Institute, F 2409.