Christian Klösch

Studied astronomy, history and philosophy at the University of Graz (1987–96) and University of Vienna (2003–06); 1996/97 co‑initiator of the Austrian Heritage Collection at the Leo Baeck Institute in New York during voluntary service; 1997–2002 Austrian Archives for Exile Studies in the Literaturhaus Wien; 1999–2004 assistant in the Historical Commission of the Republic of Austria in Vienna; since 2005 provenance research at the Vienna Museum of Science and Technology with Austrian Media Library (department head); since 2012 curator in the transport/mobility department responsible for space and mobility inclusion/exclusion; further information:

After studying at the Vienna University of Technology, Max Baczewski was a partner with Georg Popper in the patent office H. Palm (Michalecki & Co.) at Karlsplatz 1 in Vienna's 1st district.

Ernst Egger was born in Vienna as the son of the industrialist Bernhard (Bela) Egger (1831–1910).

Karl Josef Franz Feiler started working in the Eisenbahnministerium (Ministry of Railways) in 1907.

Siegfried Gerstl was a Kommerzialrat and sworn commercial court expert in agricultural machines. In this function he gave talks to farmers' associations and published articles in trade journals such as the Wiener Landwirtschaftliche Zeitung.

Rosa Glückselig, née Heitler, was married to the grocer Moritz Glückselig (1890–1974) and had two sons. She ran the delicatessen Zur Raxbahn at Neulerchenfelderstraße 27 in Ottakring, where the family also lived.

The transporter Paul David Herzfeld lived with his wife Stefanie at Ausstellungsstraße 45/I/14 in Vienna's 2nd district. He fled in August 1938 via Czechoslovakia to Palestine. He lived in the 1950s in Tel Aviv, where he also died.

Hugo Theodor Horwitz lived in Berlin and Vienna and was the author of articles about the history of culture and technology.

Until 1938, Stefan Jellinek was an extraordinary professor at the Institute of Forensic Medicine at the University of Vienna.

Hans Kummerlöwe studied natural sciences in Leipzig and obtained a doctorate in ornithology in 1930. He joined the NSDAP in 1925 while still a student.

The Österreichische Mediathek was founded in 1959/60 as Österreichische Phonothek with a view to building up an archive of audio documents, focusing on Austria. It was part of the Federal Ministry of Education.

The k. k. Postmuseum, founded in 1889 by order of the Minister of Trade, opened to the public at the Rotunde in the Vienna Prater from 1891.

From 1939 to April 1945 Erhard Riedel was head of the Vienna department of the Reichspostmuseum (Reich Postal Museum).

Viktor Schützenhofer studied mechanical engineering at the Technische Hochschule in Vienna. He joined the k. k.

The Jewish businessman Ernst Sonnenschein was registered in 1937/38 at Annagasse 3a/1/16 in Vienna's 1st district. While he managed to escape abroad in September 1938, his mother Josefine Sonnenschein (born 17 April 1885) was murdered near Maly Trostinec on 18 September 1942.

Europa-Musikinstrumenten-Gesellschaft Theodor Sternberg was owned by the Jewish businessman Theodor Sternberg. He moved in 1937 from Gumpendorferstraße 109 to Mariahilferstraße 53 in Vienna's 6th district.

The Technisches Museum Wien (TMW) was founded in 1908 on the sixtieth anniversary of the reign of Emperor Franz Joseph in 1908 on the initiative of representatives of industry and commerce and opened in May 1918 as a private museum.

Theodor Wolf was a senior official in the Ministry of Finance and lived from his retirement in 1925 until his death in 1941 at Rathausstraße 19/10 in Vienna's 1st district. He was unmarried and had no children.

Marianne Zels owned a fashion boutique in Vienna from 1899 and was technical director from 1910 to 1926 of the fashion department of the Wiener Werkstätte at Neustiftgasse 32 in Vienna's 7th district. After a short period as workshop manager at G. und E.