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No. RG-Number2 Nr. colecție / Gyűjtemény-szám / Accession No. Titlu / Cím / Titel / Title / Заголовок Observații / Megjegyzések / Kommentare / Observations / Комментарии
1 RG-10.277 1988.20.1 Frank J. Morris diaries The collection consists of three diaries written by Frank J. Morris while on military duty in England, France, and Germany during World War II. One diary covers from 16 August 1944 until 3 October 1944, another from 3 October 1944 until 18 March 1945, and the last from 23 March 1945 until 5 June 1945.
2   1988.70.1 Nina Merrick papers The Nina Merrick papers consist of biographical materials, a diary, correspondence, photographs, and printed materials documenting Nina Merrick from Rokitno, Poland, her escape from the Borisov ghetto, postwar life at the Eschwege displaced persons camp, immigration to the United States, and American acculturation.
3   1988.89 Abraham Sosnowik Diary, 1945 This memoir, both in the original Yiddish and in English translation, describes Abraham Sosnowik‘s experiences during the Holocaust in Novy Pohost and Szarkowszczyana, Poland. Languages: Yiddish and English, 1945
4 RG-03.002*01 1988.185 In memory of the Polish Jews Consists of a copy of "In memory of the Polish Jews," a slide presentation produced by Epoka Slajd. The package includes 42 color and black & white slides as well as a booklet containing historical information on Polish Jewry and individual descriptions of the slides. The slides depict various aspects of Jewish life in Poland, including persecution by the Nazis, various religious sects in Poland, the Umschlagplatz and transports from the ghettos to concentration camps, the Warsaw Ghetto uprising, and memorials dedicated to the memory of the Polish Jews who suffered and died during the Holocaust. The information booklet provides a description in both Polish and English.
5   1989.289.1 Dora Pollak family correspondence The Dora Pollak family correspondence consists primarily of letters Dora and Richard Pollak received from family and friends in Czechoslovakia, England, and Switzerland during and after the war. Wartime correspondence relates family news, documents efforts to emigrate from Czechoslovakia, describes preparations for deportation to Theresienstadt, and relays thanks for care packages delivered to Theresienstadt. Postwar correspondence summarizes wartime experiences and documents efforts to reclaim and manage family businesses and property lost during the war including the Joseph Taussig and Daniel Spitzer textile factories in Hlinsko and the Alois Neumann glass and crystal factory in Jihlava (Iglau). The collection includes a couple of poems by Holocaust victim Valerie Neumann.
6   1990.302.1 Invitation to Gala Concert in New York to help Danish Refugees in Sweden The day of the concert was 17 February 1944.
7 RG-10.481 1991.69 The diaries of Hermann Pressman

Hermann Pressman's diaries commence on 21 July 1932, which coincided with his 18th birthday. Mr. Pressman used the 30 German marks he received as his birthday present to purchase the diary. The diary illustrates the difficulties endured by Hermann and his Jewish family during the Nazi ascendancy, detailing harassment, violence, economic marginalization, escape to Belgium, and eventual emigration to the United States.

An English translation is available online, at the website for the Museum of Family History, http://www.museumoffamilyhistory.com/ce/pd-main.htm.

8   1991.151 Letters of Kasimir Smolen from KZ Auschwitz to his mother Two letters, dated 12 January 1941 and 4 July 1943.
9   1991.158 Letter of Mary Jayne Gold to Miriam Davenport The date of the letter is probably 30 January 1941.
10 RG-19.018 1991.A.0076 William Perl papers Includes original documents and copies concerning William Perl's involvement in illegal emigration efforts during the Holocaust. Other documents describe Nazi atrocities in the Soviet Union and episodes of clandestine Jewish emigration by sea to Palestine.
11 RG-02.002 1991.A.0089 American Gathering of Jewish Holocaust Survivors collection Contains numerous testimonies and memoirs, poems, songs, and various other materials written at the behest of the United States Holocaust Memorial Council during the American Gathering of Jewish Holocaust Survivors convention in April 1983. Includes also copy of documents, photographs and newspaper clippings related to the life of the Holocaust survivors during the World War II. The materials includes information about life in the ghettos, and concentration camps, episodes of emigration, and liberation of the concentration camps during World War II.
12   1992.59 Peter Feigl papers The Peter Feigl papers consist of correspondence, diaries, identification papers, photographs, printed materials, and photocopies documenting Feigl’s wartime experiences in summer camps, children’s homes, and schools in Condom (Gers), Le Chambon-sur-Lignon (Haute-Loire) and Figeac (Lot), his teachers and classmates there, his escape to Switzerland, immigration to the United States, memorials to the deportations of Jews from France at Drancy, and the work of American Friends Service Committee with Jewish refugees in France.
13   1992.111 Jack Ozarow papers The papers consist of a letter written on June 27, 1941, by Lonia (Russlander) Ozarow donor's mother of Warsaw, Poland, to her brother, Leon Russlander, in Washington, D.C. and the envelope in which the letter was mailed.
14   1992.129 Maksymilian Wolfsthal collection

Consists of a memoir by Maksymilian Wolfsthal about his experiences in the ghetto in Lʹvov, Poland (now Lʹviv, Ukraine) and in Janowska, his deportation to Bergen-Belsen in 1943, and life in Bergen-Belsen. He began the diaries on October 3, 1945 after his emigration to Belgium. The memoir is in two volumes, with volume one covering June 21, 1941--September 1942, and volume two covering October 1942 until his liberation from Bergen-Belsen.

English translation:

https://collections.ushmm.org/findingaids/1992.129_01_trl_en.pdf

15   1992.213 The Janet Rogowsky (Feliks Puterman) Collection, 1938–1945 Wartime diaries (1938-1945) of Feliks Puterman, a painter and survivor of the Warsaw ghetto, Dachau, and Sachsenhausen. See also accession 1996.A.0431, Janet Rogowsky Memoirs / 3 volumes.
16 RG-10.046*01 1992.A.0012 Program for the dedication service of Bad Nauheim Synagogue Includes a copy of the program for the dedication service of the synagogue in Bad Nauheim, Germany, on 24 Jun. 1945. Also includes an insert page, added by the donor, with photocopies of photographs taken at the dedication service.
17   1992.A.0014 Martin J.Glembourtt collection Includes a copy of "Memory sketches of an American G.I. World War II. European Theatre of Operations " by Martin J. Glembourtt. The typescript includes information concerning Glembourtt's service with Battery A of the 137th A.A.A. Gun Battalion, his travels throughout Western Europe after the German surrender, and his assistance to several Holocaust survivors at Bad Nauheim, Germany, in 1945. Accompanying the typescript are copies of military documents, photographs, and articles concerning Glembourtt's service in Europe.
18 RG-03.015*01 1992.A.0038 A tale of one city : Piotrków Trybunalski Consists of "A tale of one city: Piotrków Trybunalski," a scrapbook compiled by Ben Giladi in January 1992. The 41-page scrapbook contains materials (e.g., photographs, maps, document copies) relating to Jewish life in Piotrków Trybunalski, Poland, before World War II and the tragedy of the Holocaust as it affected Jewish residents.
19 RG-02.051 1992.A.0072 Miriam Mordecai memoir Consists of a photocopy of a typescript memoir, which describes how Miriam Mordecai and her family, Greek Jews, survived the Holocaust. She gives credit to gentiles in Greece who helped save members of her family. Also included is information about World War II in Italy and Albania and the deportation of several of Mordecai's relatives to Auschwitz.
20 RG-04.027*01 1992.A.0113 Amintiri din Lagarele Vapniarca si Grosolova, 16 Sept. 1942 - 4 Aprilie 1944 Contains a copy of a handwritten manuscript entitled "Amintiri din Lagarele Vapniarca si Grosolova, 16 September 1942 - 4 Aprille 1944," written by Zalman Broder. The manuscript includes information about the experiences of Mr. Broder and his wife while incarcerated in Vapniarca and Grosulovo concentration camps in Romania from September 16, 1942 to April 4, 1944. These camps were designated for Jewish and non-Jewish communists.
21   1993.4.13 Trompetter family papers The Trompetter family papers document the family’s experiences in the Netherlands during the German occupation, and include records pertaining to their efforts to locate other family members during and after the war, including correspondence with the Red Cross. Other items include identification documents for Femma and Morris Trompetter, their extended family tree, and photographs of their children, Marianne and Sylvia, as well as other relatives.
22   1993.97 Sweisserok The poem "Sweisserok" was written by Erzsebet Frank at Markkleeberg in 1945 and describes the friendship and daily lives of twelve welders at the Junkers-Markkleeberg slave labor camp during the Holocaust. The poem features an illustration of the welders by a fellow laborer, possibly a young woman named Gizella. One of the welders described in the poem is Erszebet Zucker (later Elizabeth Mermel, b. 1924, Sátoraljaújhely, Hungary), who carried the poem during the death march evacuation from Markkleeberg in April 1945. (Zahava Szász Stessel describes the creation and preservation of the poem in her book, "Snow Flowers: Hungarian Jewish Women in an Airplane Factory, Markkleeberg, Germany.")
23   1993.133 Letter related to August Gutmann The letter was sent from the local chairman of the Deutsche Arbeitsfront German Workers Front to the mayor of Andernach, Germany, informing him that August Gutmann, owner of a toy and sport shop in Andernach, participated in the funeral of the Jew, Loeb, and asking him to note that Gutmann is not a member of the Deutsche Arbeitsfront.
24 RG-02.069*01 1993.A.0008 Bernard Rechnitz diary The diary begins with general discussion of the Holocaust against Jews, then goes to writer's personal saga, beginning in August 1939 just before Germany's invasion of Poland, when he and his wife moved from Katowice to Krakow. The author further relates his memories of the German invasion; confiscation of Jewish property and other measures of persecution by German occupiers; his family's move from Krakow to "Wieliczke" (Wieliczka) and their later incarceration in the "Plashov" (Płaszów?) labor camp. The narrative ends on 17 December 1943.
25 RG-10.077*01 1993.A.0053 Altman, Weiniger and Yurman family trees Contains information about the Atlman, Weiniger and Yurman families and relationships of various branches of Shirley Newman's family. The tree includes notations concerning family members who died in the Holocaust.
26 RG-03.017*01 1993.A.0055 Records relating to the Jewish community of Melʹnyt︠s︡i︠a︡ (a.k.a. Melnitze or Melnica), Poland Preliminary Contains information about the German invasion of Melnitsa, Poland, on 26 June 1941; the killing of Jews in Melnitsa suspected as communists; homes inhabited by Jewish families; and the fate of the Jewish families of the community during the Holocaust.
27 RG-09.079 1994.15 Lila Lam Nowakowska papers The Lila Lam Nowakowska papers consist of biographical materials, correspondence, and photographs documenting Lila's assumed identity in Warsaw during the Holocaust, her internment at Mauthausen and forced labor in Steyr and Znojmo, her postwar reunion with her mother, and the Jewish orphanage where her mother worked in Chorzów after the war.
28   1994.95 Clara Kramer papers The Clara Kramer papers consist of a wartime diary written in hiding, an autograph book, biographical materials, and photographs documenting Kramer’s experience in hiding during the war as well as pre-Holocaust friendships and postwar nursing training and work in displaced persons camps.
29   1994.109 Polish medal issued to martyr ofWarsaw Ghetto Uprising The medal was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 1994 by Rose Klepfisz, the wife of Michal Klepfisz.
30   1994.A.0100 Margot Cohen collection about Max, Gisela, and Reha Bayer Contains photocopies of correspondence and poems relating to a part of Margot Cohen's family. Margot's mother had a brother named Max Bayer. He and his wife, Gisela Bayer (nee Schrage), had a daughter named Reha. Max taught at a school for the deaf in Berlin, Germany. During the Holocaust, Max was employed as a guard at a small concentration camp. During one of his shifts, two prisoners escaped. For this, he and his family were deported to an unknown place and met an unknown fate. The letter is from an unknown woman to a Mrs. Stern detailing the fate of the Bayer Family. The two poems are about motherhood, and their relation to the Bayer family and/or their experience is unclear.
31 RG-04.051 1994.A.0103 Fritz Buchholz's report about Auschwitz Fritz Buchholz's report (dated 19 Jun. 1945) describes the following in Auschwitz-Birkenau: sadistic camp guards; torture of inmates; the deaths of Jewish prisoners in gas chambers; confiscation and stockpiling of the arrivals' property; and the destruction of the camp's crematorium by the Nazi guards before the camp was overrun by the Soviet military.
32 RG-10.185 1994.A.147 Jerry and Esther Besser collection The collection consists of correspondence from the International Tracing Service of the International Red Cross, sent to Jerry and Esther Besser, of Atlanta, in response to requests that had placed in 1987. Included is a letter with information about Jerry (Gezel) Besser's internment at Gross-Rosen and Dachau, and a letter with information about Edzia Zajbel (born 1930), and her interment at camps in Ludwigsdorf and Reichenbach, and following liberation, her stay at the Ansbach displaced persons camp.
33 RG-02.142 1994.A.0206 Strangers in the heartland The essay, "Strangers in the heartland," consists of three parts, accounts of those who escaped from Europe, of those who survived in Polish forests, and of one man who survived Auschwitz. The narratives include such subjects as: emigrating to the United States, Kristallnacht, resistance movements and partisans, male rape, and the conditions inside concentration camps.
34 RG-05.010 1994.A.0307 Short stories about the Łódź Ghetto Contains short stories relating to the Łódź Ghetto and its inhabitants by Salomea Kape. Also contains a photocopy of a worker identification card from the ghetto.
35 RG-04.046 1994.A.0316 Paul Seres papers relating to Ebensee Consists of 20 black-and-white photographs depicting scenes at post-liberation Ebensee and a "notice" entitled "The Camp of Ebensee" with handwritten annotations by Paul Seres. The "notice" contains information about the evolution of the camp, conditions for prisoners, and atrocities committed by the camp commanders. It appears to have been written by a camp prisoner shortly after liberation. An annotation on the cover states that it was presented to Paul Seres, donor, by a French prisoner in Ebensee.
36   1995.56.3 Gerda and Sylva Löwenstein papers The Gerda and Sylva Löwenstein papers consist of identification papers documenting Gerda Levy in Berlin before the war; a birth certificate, photographs, and student records documenting Sylva Löwenstein in Berlin before the war; and a diary and poetry written by Sylva Löwenstein while imprisoned in concentration camps during the Holocaust and at the Deggendorf displaced persons camp after the war.
37   1995.143 Elizabeth Koenig papers The Elizabeth Koenig papers consist of a letter from HIAS-JCA Emigration Association to Fritz Kaufmann; an autograph book including photographs of children in Le Chambon-sur-Lignon; Elizabeth’s diary describing her life in France from February to July 1940; a 1939 map of the Hautes-Pyrénées; photographs of Elizabeth, her brother, and the La Guespy children’s house in Le Chambon-sur-Lignon; and a school report Elizabeth wrote and illustrated after arriving in America about France under the occupation.
38   1995.A.0022 Danek Gertner collection The Danek Gertner collection contains primarily two memoirs and a collection of records copied from the Central State Historical Archives of Ukraine in L'viv. The copied records contain police records, Zionist organization questionnaires, and information concerning specific people from Żabie, Ukraine; the hometown of Danek Gertner. The two memoirs are unrelated. Also included are two Ukrainian newspapers, photographs of memorials in Żabie, and postcards of synagogues.
39   1995.A0.229 Anna Köppich letters The Anna Köppich letters are a series of letters totaling 33 pages written by Anna Köppich to her husband, Feri in the days after her liberation from Auschwitz, between March 6th and March 23rd 1945. The letters describe in detail the events of her life that transpired between when her husband was sent to a labor camp sometime before 1943 until her liberation from Auschwitz in January 1945 and many are written on Auschwitz stationary. In the letters, Anna discusses her son George’s depression after Feri was sent away, wearing a yellow star, their life in the Kolozsvár ghetto and the sense of community among the Jews there, their transport to Auschwitz in cattle cars, her separation from her son upon arrival at the camp, and her various duties within the camp’s hospital.
40   1995.A.0270 My camp diary An English translation of Rosa Mayer-Murr's German language diary, "Meine Campzeit, 1940-1944," 29 pages. Author describes her experiences in Gurs and other concentration camps during the Holocaust.
41   1995.A.0272 Meilach Lubocki memoir The memoir of Meilach Luboski of Kaunas, Lithuania describes his memory of the German invasion, life in the Kaunas (Kovno) ghetto, and his time in the Stutthof concentration camp. Included in this collection is the original copy of Meilach’s memoir, written in Yiddish during the period when Lubocki was living in a displaced persons camp in Landsberg am Lech, Germany (circa 1945). Also included is a translation written by his brother Charles Lubock, dating from the mid-1990s, and edited by Charles’ son Paul Lubock.
42   1995.A.0307 Franz and Lili Reisz family collection Contains correspondence.
43   1995.A.0357 Popielarz family papers Original documents relating to emigration attempts by the Benno Popielarz family, originally of Breslau, Germany (Wrocław, Poland). Include photostat of a letter of recommendation from the Reichsbund juedischer Frontsoldaten, attesting to the good character of Benno Popielarz (1939); a carbon copy typescript list of the belongings that the Popielarz family had to declare prior to emigration, listing the monetary value of each item (1939); a document authorizing the transfer of 15 shillings to a family member in England, to enable the Popielarz family to obtain a Chinese visa (1939); and a list of hand luggage declared by Therese Popielarz, when she emigrated to China in 1940.
44   1995.A.0373 Vitale family papers Correspondence (8 letters) from Gemma Vitale Servadio, written to friends, family and an attorney, June 1944. Servadio sent these letters from the Fossoli internment camp, after she and her mother, Nina Levi Vitale, were arrested, and prior to their deportation to Auschwitz. Collection also contains the text of a lecture given by Servadio’s brother, Col. Massimo Adolfo Vitale, in 1947, after he observed the trial of Auschwitz camp commandant Rudolf Hoess in Warsaw, and subsequently visited the camp.
45   1995.A.0418 Adolf Stone papers Consists of photocopies collected by Adolf Stone, originally from Germany, who emigrated to the United States and joined the military. Includes information about the establishment of the Central Jewish Information Office and copies related to a memorial service held on June 10, 1945, at the St. Ottilien displaced persons camp. Included in the documents related to the memorial service are a short narrative of the service itself, a copy of a speech by Dr. Z. Grinberg in which Dr. Grinberg described his Holocaust experiences and the program of a musical performance led by Michael Hofmekler.
46   1995.A.0533 Samuel Finkelstein collection Consists of one memoir, 5 pages, in English, written by Samuel Finkelstein, originally of Rzeszów, Poland. In the memoir, Mr. Finkelstein describes his family's pre-war life in Rzeszów, being forced into the ghetto, and how many struggled to get identity cards designating them as necessary labor. In 1943, Mr. Finkelstein was deported to Plaszow and from there, to Mauthausen. He was sent to the subcamp of Linz, where he worked in the underground tunnels before his liberation in May 1945. He traveled to Italy and lived in the UNRRA camps in Ancona and Roma before immigrating to Palestine in 1946 and fighting in the Israeli War of Independence.
47   1995.A.0569 Olga Kovacs memoir Contains a memoir written in 1995 about life before the Holocaust in Salgótarján and Budapest (Hungary). At the age of 18 Olga Kovacs was deported from the Salgótarján ghetto to Auschwitz. In August 1944 she was taken to the Parschnitz camp, near Breslau/Wroclaw, to work in an AEG plant. She was liberated by the Soviet Red Army on May 8, 1945. Following the liberation she stayed for a while in Trautenau (Trutnov, Czech Republic) at another AEG plant, before returning to Hungary. She left Hungary in 1961, and after a brief stay in Vienna (Austria) she immigrated to the United States.
48   1995.A.0772 A memoir relating to experiences in Łódź, Auschwitz, Gross-Rosen, and Neustadt Consists of a typed copy of one memoir, in English, written by Flora Herzberger in Rodewisch, Germany, in June 1945. In the memoir, Mrs. Herzberger describes the family's deportation from Germany into Poland to the Łódź ghetto in 1941, her husband's death in the ghetto, the deportation of the children of Łódź, and her deportation to Auschwitz with her son and daughter. She describes life in Auschwitz and being sent, with her daughter, to forced laber at the Sackisch subcamp of Gross-Rosen in an airplane factory. She thanks the American military and all who have been so kind to her after her liberation.
49   1995.A.0917 Otto Wolf and Felicitas Garda papers The Otto Wolf and Felicitas Garda papers consists primarily of a four volume diary describing the lives and activities of the Wolf family from the time they entered hiding in 1942 to escape the Holocaust in Czechoslovakia until their liberation in 1945. The first three volumes are written by Otto Wolf. Otto’s entries describe meals, weather conditions, the state of the family’s shelter, prayer, interactions with rescuers, dramatic developments, and occasional news of the war. After Otto’s arrest, Felicitas took it upon herself to carry on the diary entries. Her entries imitate Otto’s style and describe his arrest, the family’s concerns about his fate, and their liberation, and she lists and thanks the people who helped them survive in hiding. The collection also includes six photographs of Otto Wolf and his family.
50   1995.A.1096 Lili Abraham collection Consists of one letter written by Lili Kovacs Abraham to the Claims Conference in February 1993. In the letter, Mrs. Abraham describes the invasion and occupation of Czechoslovakia and her deportation from Remetske Hamre, Czechoslovakia, to the Uzhorod ghetto in 1944. She was deported to Auschwitz in the spring of 1944 and describes life in the camp until she was sent for forced labor in Altenburg, Germany. She was liberated by the American military while on a death march near Waltenburg, Germany, in April 1945.
51   1995.A.1203 Renata Laqueur papers The Renata Laqueur collection includes the typed transcript of diaries and relevant background information for Renata Laqueur, a Holocaust survivor. The diaries were written while Renata and her husband were imprisoned in Bergen-Belsen. Also included are the curriculum vitae and dissertation abstract for Renata Laqueur.
52   1996.23 Hannah Kastan Weiss collection The collection was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 1996 by Hannah Kastan Weiss. Contains books, publications related to the Buchenwald camp and a yellow cloth Star of David badge with the word Jude.
53   1996.51 Joseph Taler papers The papers contain certificates, work permits, identification cards, receipts, postcards, photographs, and other documents related to Joseph Taler, his time in hiding during World War II under the alias "Joseph Skwarczynski," and his life after the war.
54   1996.A.0033 David Wisnia songs written in Auschwitz (Oswiecim) Consists of the handwritten lyrics to four songs: "Oswiecim" (in Polish), "Oswiecim" (in Yiddish), "Mendele" (in Polish), and "Schweig, Herzele, Schweig" (in Yiddish), written by David Wisnia while imprisoned in the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp. The lyrics were smuggled out of the camp in a metal can by Wisnia's friend, Isaiah Kalfus, during the evacuation of the camp. Also includes sheet music for "Oswiecim" written in 1984, as well as an audiocassette of the songs.
55   1996.A.0044 Betty Weissburger Lauer papers Consists of a kennkarte (identity card) issued to Krystyna Zotkos, the false identity of Berta Weissburger (now Betty Lauer) in the Generalgouvernement in September 1942, with picture. Also includes a document, dated October 5, 1937, confiscating the property of Oskar Weissburger, Betty's father, who was able to immigrate to the United States, and a good conduct certificate for Berta Weissberger dated January 4, 1939. Also includes a story entitled "Friends 1940-1942" written by Betty Lauer in 1991 about a relationship between Menek and Eva in the Krosno ghetto.
56   1995.A.0063 Children of night Personal narrative of Mappa Baruch.
57   1996.A.0309 Naum Wortman and William Laufer families papers The Naum Wortman and William Laufer families papers consist of biographical materials, correspondence files, displaced persons camp records, photographs, and printed materials documenting Wortman's family, his work as a doctor at Auschwitz and for the United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration, American Joint Distribution Committee, and International Refugee Organization at Ebensee and Ebelsberg, and his immigration to the United States. The collection also includes a description of the Kraków-Płaszów concentration camp by his first wife, Gisela Plancer Wortman. A handful of correspondence among Gisela Laufer Wortman's first husband, William Laufer, and his family members documents the family's refuge in Lvov and deportation to a forced labor camp in Marijska, a former autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic.
58   1996.A.0431 Janet Rogowsky collection Contains a 3-part memoir, Part I of which is a history of her birthplace, Ostrog (Ukraine) and of its Jewish community. Part II is a description of her family's experiences during the Soviet occupation of the town in 1939; the flight to Lvov, Poland (a.k.a. Lviv, Ukraine) of her parents, brother and sister while she remained in Ostorg with her married sister and her family so she could continue her schooling; her joining her family in Lvov in 1941; the pogroms against Lvov Jews which followed the Nazi capture of the city in 1941, during the course of which her father and brother, Grisha, were shot and killed; her mother's temporary success at obtaining working papers for herself, Janet, and Janet's sister, Anya, thus avoiding deportation or resettlement in the ghetto; her mother's arrest by the Gestago and transport to Treblinka early in 1942; her and Anya's decision to go to Germany whe... re each went her own way, posing as Christians and working as domestics on various farms and estates; her return to Lvov after liberation where she attended school under her assumed Christian name; and her move to Warsaw (Poland) where she worked with war orphans and met her future husband, Feliks Puterman, a Polish painter and fellow survivor. Part III concerns her post-war experiences in Warsaw where she contacted the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee which put her in touch with relatives in New York City; her reunion with her sister, Anya, in an unnamed Polish displaced persons camps near Frankfurt (Germany); her move, with Feliks, to Paris (France) where Feliks painted and exhibited; her trip to New York City in 1947 to visit her relatives; Feliks's move to New York; their marriage and move to Montreal (Canada) shortly thereafter; and their return to the United States a few years later. Also included are a 1-page biographical sketch of her late husband, Feliks Puterman, and photocopies of photographs of Feliks Puterman, his parents and two sisters.
59   1996.A.0444 Walter and Elizabeth Richards family papers The Walter and Elizabeth Richards family papers consist of biographical materials, correspondence, photographs, restitution files, and subject files documenting a German Jewish family from Berlin, some family members' escape to Argentina, the United States, and England, the deaths of Elizabeth Richards' parents at Theresienstadt and Auschwitz, and postwar efforts to receive restitution for confiscated money and property.
60 RG-10.174 1996.A.0578 Helen Preiss collection Contains a photocopy of "Translation from Polish of a small diary written by Helen Preiss" which consists of two entries, dated May 8, 1943, and May 19, 1943, in which she describes her deportation from Sosnowiec, Poland; life in "Landschut Camp" (Landeshut concentration camp); and her transfers to Auschwitz and "Peterslager" (Peterswaldau) concentration camps. The collection also contains a "Note written by Helen Preiss in 'Ludwiksdorf' 1945" to her dead mother describing her despair when, after liberation, she discovered that her mother did not survive.
61   1997.109 Regina Niven papers The papers consist of three photographs of a meeting of Jewish men in Poland, including Chaim Bornstein [donor's brother] and Moshe Wolf [donor's father] and the Chief Hassidic Rabbi of Będzin, as well as three letters written by Sifra Forster [donor's maternal aunt] in Sosnowiec, Poland, to her brother, Bernard Forster [donor's maternal uncle], in Great Britain.
62   1997.A.0030 Otto and Susanne Perl papers The Otto and Susanne Perl papers consist of identification papers and emigration and immigration paperwork for Otto and Susanne Perl, military papers for Otto Perl, and a death certificate and burial records for Martha Perl.
63   1997.A.0046 Franz Werner Krebs papers The Franz Werner Krebs papers consist of photocopies and photographs of biographical materials and subject files documenting the Krebs family, their flight from Breslau to England in 1938 and 1939, their return to Germany after the war, and Franz Werner Krebs’ immigration to America in 1956.
64   1997.A.0049 Charles Talmazan papers The Charles Talmazan papers consist of correspondence, photographic materials, clippings, and a family tree documenting Talmazan’s experiences as a hidden child in Belgium during the Holocaust, his father and sister’s deportation to Auschwitz, his efforts to receive reparations from the German and Belgian governments, and his participation in the erection of a monument in Cornemont, Belgium.
65 RG-10.476 1997.A.0175.1 Henry Landman papers The Henry Landman papers contain biographical materials, “V-mail” letters, emigration and immigration files, photographs, a prayer book, wartime newspapers and newsletters, World War II memorabilia, and writings documenting the Landmann family from Augsburg, their immigration to the United States, and Henry Landman’s participation in World War II and the liberation of his hometown. The papers include a biography of Henry Landman written by Ralph I. López.
66   1997.A.0327 Frida Rabenstein Holocaust memoir Contains a handwritten memoir describing the author's deportation in June 1944 to "Lager C" in Auschwitz concentration camp; her transfer to an ammunition factory in Hunsfeld labor camp; the death march to Gross Rosen concentration camp in January 1945; her transfer to Bergen-Belsen concentration camp where she was liberated by British troops on April 15, 1945; and her postwar life in Sweden and the United States.
67   1998.86 Mark Stern papers

The papers consist of letters and postcards from Jacob, Erna, Tosia, and Manek Stern [donor's father, mother, sister, and donor] in Poland and Italy to Leon Stern [donor's brother] in Palestine. Topics range from everyday life (school, work, family business, health, and weather) to life after liberation, conditions in an United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration (UNRRA) camp, finding work, disappointment, attempts to immigrate to the United States, happiness, and starting a new life.

English translation:

https://collections.ushmm.org/findingaids/1998.86_01_trl_en.pdf

68   1998.95 Janina Birenstam papers The papers consist of photographs of Janina Birenstam as a teacher at a boarding school for Polish and Polish-Jewish children in Ili, Kazakhstan, during World War II, certificates from her days as a student at Jagiellonian University in Kraków, Poland, before the war, and letters of recommendation from the director of the Polish school in Kazakhstan, Edward Kofler.
69   1998.108.1 Ernest Hartog family papers The Ernest Hartog family papers include biographical materials, correspondence, and photographs documenting the Hartog family, Emil Hartog’s imprisonment in the concentration camp at Gurs and his family’s efforts to arrange for his release through Father Alexandre Glasberg and other channels, and Paula Hartog’s brothers, Albert and Hugo Josephs.
70   1998.116 Wacław Głouszek collection The collection consists of scrip, correspondences, diaries, copy prints, sheet music, and publications relating to the experiences of Waclaw Glouszek during the Holocaust, when he was interned as a non-Jewish political prisoner in several concentration camps and after the Holocaust when he lived in displaced persons camps.
71   1998.18 Ilie Wacs family papers The Ilie Wacs family papers consist of biographical materials and correspondence documenting members of Ilie Wacs’ family in Vienna and their emigration to Shanghai, photographs documenting the Wacs family and their friends, and printed materials documenting Jewish refugee life and Ilie Wacs’ participation in Jewish cultural youth organizations in Shanghai.
72   1998.A.0037 Manfred Wildmann family letters The Wildmann family letters consist of correspondence among Heinrich, Rebecca, Manfred, Hannelore, Margot, and Hugo Wildmann. The letters describe camp conditions, health and sanitary concerns, and food availability at the concentration camps at Rivesaltes and Le Barcarès, Heinrich’s situation at a hospital in Perpignan, Manfred’s situation at the children’s home in Grammont, and the family’s efforts to find better arrangements for each of them. The collection is accompanied by transcriptions and annotated translations created by Manfred and Sylvia Wildmann.
73   1998.A.0078 Samuel B. Hagner letter to his parents Samuel B. Hagner, a medical corpsman with the 7th United States Army in Europe, writes to his parents, George and Evelyn Hagner, in Philadelphia on May 11, 1945. He describes the severe conditions of starvation and sanitation that he witnessed in German concentration camps near Munich, Germany, including Dachau, after liberation. Hagner signed the letter with his nickname,"Dick."
74   1998.A.0081 Records of Chief Prosecutor Landmesser of Bromberg (Bydgoszcz) The records of Chief Prosecutor Landmesser of Bromberg (Bydgoszcz) consist of correspondence, memoranda, and prisoner lists addressed to the chief prosecutor at the district court in Bromberg regarding plans for the release of certain prisoners in case of regional evacuation in northern Poland in 1944-1945; a police registration certificate; and a widow's pension file.
75   1999.25 Rachela Rottenberg papers The Rachela Rottenberg papers consist of identification papers and certificates documenting the life of a Polish woman living under a false identity in Warsaw during the war, anti-Semitism in Radom at the end of the war, and her stay at the displaced persons camp in Stuttgart, work for UNRRA, and immigration to the United States after the war.
76   1999.31 Ida and Murray Turner papers The Ida and Murray Turner papers consist of identification papers, certificates, and a photograph documenting Ida and Murray Turner’s experiences at the small Jewish displaced persons camps at Bad Gastein and Ebelsberg and their immigration to the United States with the help of the Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society (HIAS) in 1949.
77   1999.36 David Eilenberg papers The David Eilenberg papers consist of biographical materials and photographs documenting David Eilenberg’s time at the Landsberg DP Camp, his marriage to Hala Kowalska, their family members in Łódź and Malmö, and their political activities in support of the creation of the State of Israel and in assisting the emigration of European Jews to Palestine.
78   1999.46 Bella and Hermann Zucker papers The Bella and Hermann Zucker papers consist of biographical materials, correspondence, a Piaski property file, and restitution files documenting the lives of a Polish couple from Serock and Piaski, Bella Zucker’s experiences hiding under a false identity in Germany, and the couple’s experiences as displaced persons in Germany after the war, abandoned plans to open a bakery in Israel, and unsuccessful attempts to receive restitution.
79   1999.5 Rena Berliner papers The Rena Berliner papers consist of photographs, programs, and school records documenting Rena Berliner’s time at the Neu Freimann displaced persons camp, musical performances at displaced persons camps, and attendance at the Händel-Konservatorium in Munich. Photographs depict Berliner performing at the Föhrenwald displaced persons camp and a group of ORT UNRRA vocation school students in front of their classroom at Neu Freimann. Programs document Berliner’s performances at displaced persons camps. School records include an identification card, membership card, report card, certificate, and two programs documenting Berliner’s studies and performances at the Händel-Konservatorium in Munich.
80   1999.52.1 Hanoch Gerstel papers The Hanoch Gerstel papers consist of biographical materials, correspondence files, photographic materials, printed materials, and sermons documenting the life of a Vienna-born pastor who was arrested by the Gestapo in Vienna and his family members in Austria, Sweden, and Hungary.
81   1999.112.1 Babette and Justin Isner letter The Babette and Justin Isner letter was written by a Nuremberg couple in Boulogne and describes their unsuccessful attempt to emigrate to Cuba via the MS St. Louis and their plans to find refuge in France.
82   1999.116 Wolf Baumgarten papers The Wolf Baumgarten papers consist of biographical materials documenting Baumgarten’s Polish repatriation and the lives and deaths of his family members; correspondence between Baumgarten and his family and friends regarding their experiences in Prztytk, the Łódź and Szydłowiec ghettos, and the Soviet Union; scrip from the Łódź ghetto; photographs of Izak Baumgarten in Łódź, a burning synagogue, a Bytom synagogue, and Jewish men in Poland; and a Yizkor book for Przytyk.
83   1999.119 Alfred Büchler papers The Alfred Büchler papers consist of biographical materials, correspondence, and police and Buchenwald Kommandantur certificates documenting the Büchler family of Gleiwitz; Heinrich Büchler’s incarceration in Buchenwald; Alfred Büchler’s freedom to emigrate; Alfred, Steffi, and Henry Büchler’s efforts in England to communicate with their parents, Jacques and Käthe Büchler, in Gleiwitz; and Jacques Büchler’s death at Auschwitz.
84   1999.A.0042 Reinhold and Singer families papers The Reinhold and Singer families papers are comprised of biographical materials, a cookbook, correspondence, photographs, and printed materials documenting Feodora Reinhold Singer’s family in Germany, her departure via Kindertransport to England, Robert Singer’s family in Austria, his stay in the Merksplas internment camp in Belgium, and their immigration to the United States.
85   1999.A.0076 Rolf Preuss papers The Rolf Preuss papers include biographical materials, genealogical materials, notes, and business cards documenting Preuss’s childhood as a Jewish refugee in Shanghai from 1939-1947. Biographical materials include rental agreements, business contracts, a vaccination record, identity papers in lieu of passports, a receipt for the payment of a tax related to American immigration, and student records. Inquiries from the Committee for the Assistance of European Jewish Refugees in Shanghai document the efforts of Adolf and Frieda Preuss’s family members to escape Germany for Shanghai. Genealogical materials include family trees and a photocopy of Adolf Preuss’s birth certificate. Rolf Preuss’s memoirs describe his memories of his childhood in Shanghai. Notes include Chinese vocabulary translated from German, letters written on the back of a blank “Manifest of Removal into the Designated...  Area” form, and an address for the Oregon Émigré Committee. Business cards document bars, restaurants, and nightclubs in Shanghai.
86   1999.A.0078 Fred S. Gichner correspondence The Fred S. Gichner correspondence contains letters and telegrams documenting Gichner’s help in supporting the American immigration of the families of his European cousins, Maurice (Moritz) and David Bronner, largely facilitated by the Hebrew Sheltering and Immigrant Aid Society (HIAS).
87   1999.A.0121 Rose Silberberg Skier papers The Rose Silberberg Skier papers include a diary, photographs, and materials related to Silberberg’s time at the Convent of the Gray Sisters in Neisse and at the Zeilsheim displaced persons camp documenting the Silberberg family in Jaworzno, Poland, Silberberg’s wartime experiences in hiding, and her post-war experiences at Zeilsheim.
88   1999.A.0151 Abraham Atsmon papers The Abraham Atsmon papers consist of identification papers, biographies, correspondence, reports, narratives, photographs, newspapers, protocols, and minutes documenting Atsmon’s family and pre-war life in Poland, his participation in a partisan brigade in the areas of Słonim and Brest during the war, his organization and leadership of a Holocaust survivor group (Sh'erit ha-Pletah) in the American occupation zone of Germany after the war, his support for the state of Israel, his emigration to Israel in 1948, and his subsequent efforts to record the Jewish resistance during the Holocaust.
89   1999.A.0282 Robert Treuer family papers The Robert Treuer family papers consist of emigration and immigration records, identification papers, memoirs, and subject files documenting the Treuer family’s life in Vienna, their escape to England and Ireland following the Anschluss, and their immigration to the United States.
90   2000.6.1 Edmund F. Franz papers The Edmund F. Franz papers consist of records Franz collected while serving as the chief administrator of the U.S. Army's War Crimes Branch in Wiesbaden, Germany. The records include reports and English translations of statements and interrogation interviews with German war criminals, prisoners of war, and other witnesses recorded by U.S. Army investigators in 1945 in preparation for the Nuremberg trials. Some of the English materials are accompanied by German versions. The papers also include official U.S. Army photographs depicting scenes of atrocities at Buchenwald and Nordhausen concentration camps, and at Gardelegen, Penig, and Gotha in Germany.
91   2000.21 Nicolas Weill papers The Nicolas Weill papers consist of copies of court documents, evidentiary documents, press clippings, printed materials, and research files pertaining to Maurice Papon, secretary general of the Gironde prefecture under the Vichy regime, investigations into his collaboration in the deportation of Jews from Gironde during the Holocaust, and his 1997-1998 trial.
92   2000.3 Josef Broniatowski correspondence The Josef Broniatowski papers include two typewritten letters from Plauen, dated July 1938, documenting Broniatowski’s efforts to immigrate to the United States and two handwritten letters Broniatowski wrote from Częstochowa in November 1938 to his sons in the United States describing his family’s expulsion from Germany during the so-called Polenaktion and the news of Kristallnacht.
93   2000.416 Gad Beck papers The Gad Beck papers consist of a miniature book, two photographs, and an aphorism. The booklet, titled "Erinnerst Du Dich," was created by Manfred Lewin as a souvenir for his lover, Gad Beck, and includes sketches, poetry, and memories. One photograph is a portrait of Manfred Lewin, and the other is a photograph taken by Manfred Lewin of Gad Beck and other members of their youth movement on the roof of the Jewish school at Artilleriestrasse 14 in Berlin. The aphorism is by Wilhelm von Humboldt and describes the beauty of the gift of life.
94 RG-10.202 2001.14 George Stein papers Contains one document from the United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration, six photographs from the Admont displaced persons camp, and three black and white Israeli army photographs.
95 RG-10.203 2001.15 Wladyslaw Minota memoir Contains a memoir about Mr. Wladyslaw Minota, a former Polish political prisoner in Auschwitz.
96 RG-71 2001.62.14 Alfred Rosenberg diary The diary, which begins in April 1936, contains entries in which Rosenberg reflects on contemporary events, including the Soviet-German non-aggression pact, the invasion of Poland, Germany’s relations with other countries prior to the war (Romania, Spain, Afghanistan, Hungary, Yugoslavia, Italy), the personalities and activities of other Nazi leaders, his antipathy to organized religion and to the Roman Catholic church in particular, accounts of his meetings with Hitler, the latter’s affirmations of Rosenberg’s writings and activities, and his perceptions of the popularity and reception of his writings among the general public, including “Der Mythus des 20. Jahrhunderts.” The latter part of the diary treats Rosenberg’s appointment by Hitler as Reichminister of the Occupied Eastern Territories, differences in policy between Rosenberg and others in how to administer these territories, pol... itical infighting, eventual military setbacks on the Eastern front, and his accounts of the effects of war and bombing raids on Germany. The diary ends in December 1944. Additional years of this diary (1934-1935) are held by the National Archives and Records Administration (U.S.), in College Park, Maryland. A digitized version is available as is a transcript.
97   2001.177 Herman Löwenberg family papers The Herman Löwenberg family papers include correspondence files, property exchange files, KKL debenture files, and restitution files documenting the family’s exchange of their property in Görlitz for property in Portland, Oregon, their immigration to the United States, the efforts of their family members to emigrate from Germany as well, and their efforts to recover or receive compensation for assets expropriated from them, particularly debentures in Palestine that the German government blocked when the family abandoned its Palestinian emigration plans in favor of the United States.
98   2001.205.1 Alzen family papers The Alzen family papers include identity papers, correspondence, and court papers documenting a Catholic farming family's life in Nazi Germany, August Alzen's forced sterilization, Johann Alzen's death at Dachau, and the family's efforts to receive compensation after the war.
99   2001.206.1 Frank Siegel papers The Frank Siegel papers measure 0.5 linear foot and date from 1922-1948. The collection includes biographical materials, correspondence, and photographs documenting Frank Siegel’s parents and their families in Poland and Belgium before the war, his mother’s deportation to Auschwitz, and his relationship with his father in Belgium after the war.
100   2002.52.1 Harry J. Mayer papers

The papers consist of booklets, documents, letters, photographs, and postcards relating to the Mayer family. The papers include correspondence sent from Camp de Gurs and Camp de Noé in France, images of the family from the pre-war period and from Camp de Gurs, and materials relating to Harry Mayer's membership in the Jewish scouts and his experiences in Switzerland.

English translation:

https://collections.ushmm.org/findingaids/2002.52.1_01_trl_en.pdf

101   2003.134 Schifferes family papers The Schifferes family papers consist of correspondence, emigration and immigration records, and subject files documenting the lives of Bertha, Liese, and Stephan Schifferes in Austria, Germany, England, and the United States and property belonging to Stephan Schifferes’ relatives, the Siebenschein family, in Vienna.
102   2003.464.1 Koreshige Inuzuka papers Collection of documents, correspondence, and photographs relating to the experiences of Koreshige Inuzuka who was in charge of the Bureau of Jewish Refugee Affairs in Shanghai.
103   2004.437 Kerpholtz family papers The papers consists of three photographs of the Kerpholtz family and friends and two postcards sent from the ghetto in Lʹwow, Poland, (now Lʹviv, Ukraine) to Betty Köppel (one was written by Natan Kerpholtz [donor's father]).
104   2004.647.1 Prejzerowicz family papers The papers consist of a postcard sent from Niche Prejzerowicz [donor's paternal aunt] in Częstochowa, Poland, in 1940 to her brother, Josek Prejzerowicz [donor's father], in Milan, Italy; three photographs of members of the Prejzerowicz family [donor's paternal aunts and uncles] who perished in the Holocaust; and a family book ("Deutsches Einheits Familien Stammbuch") issued to Josek and Erna Prejzerowicz [donor's parents] in Frankfurt am Main, Germany.
105   2005.218.1 Szyfra Majranc papers The Szyfra Majranc papers consist of biographical materials, correspondence, diaries and other personal writings, photographs, and printed materials documenting Szyfra and Nechemia Majranc, their Horowitz and Majranc relatives, their prewar lives in Łódź and Sanok, and hiding and living under false identities in Rzeszów.
106   2005.272 La Villa Mariana OSE home photographs Consists of photographs taken of the OSE home at Boulouris, La Feuille, France, which was moved to St. Raphaël and named "La Villa Mariana" in 1941. Includes photographs of some of the OSE staff members and of the children who lived there.
107   2006.8.1 Herbert A. Fierst papers The Herbert A. Fierst papers consist of biographical materials, displaced persons files, photographs, subject files, writings, speeches, and interviews primarily documenting Fierst's work on displaced persons issues at the Pentagon and State Department in the 1940s and the Displaced Persons Act of 1948 signed by Harry S. Truman. The collection also includes a diary Herbert kept while traveling in Germany in 1935 and 1936, writings and speeches about Nazi Germany and postwar displaced persons issues, McCarthy-era investigations into Fierst and his colleagues, and materials relating to Fierst's family.
108   2006.51 Michael J. Kraus papers The Michael J. Kraus papers contain documents and diaries concerning Kraus’s experiences as a child survivor of the Holocaust. Selected by Dr. Josef Mengele as one of the "Birkenau Boys," Kraus was interned at Theresienstadt, Auschwitz-Birkenau, and Mauthausen before being liberated in 1945. Included in his collection are records pertaining to his parent’s property and assets and letters his parents wrote from the concentration camps. Among the post-war material is correspondence between Michael and his liberators, a diary describing his memories from the war written between 1945 and 1947, and a memoir written after a journey back to Austria in 1994, among other materials.
109   2006.464 Margot Schwarzschild Wicki papers The Margot Schwarzschild Wicki papers contain documents and photographs relating to her family’s stay at the Gurs and Rivesaltes camps, and their eventual rescue by the Swiss Red Cross. These documents are primarily identification papers, including certificates of internment, baptism and vaccination documents, and identity cards. The material from the Schwarzschild’s time with the Swiss Red Cross includes invitations to join, correspondence, and a bound hand-book given by the children to the Elsa Ruth. The post-war documents include return visits that Margot made to Gurs, and an anniversary ceremony in Kaiserslautern, her birthplace. Also included are various photographs of the Schwarzschild family and Kaiserslautern.
110   2008.334 Alois J. Liethen collection Consists of 35mm negative film and positive prints taken by Alois J. Liethen after the liberation of the Ohrdruf and Buchenwald concentration camps and at the residence of Fritz Sauckel in Weimar. Mr. Liethen acted as a translator for General Eisenhower on his 12 April 1945, tour of Ohrdruf; the collection includes images of Eisenhower. Some photographs are captioned. Also includes two CDs, one containing scanned images of the photographs and the other containing scanned images of a letter written by Alois Liethen on 13 April 1945.
111   2009.188 Otto and Hilde Egener collection Consists of documentation related to the lives of Otto and Hilde Rahmer Egener, German-Jewish refugees who escaped to Shanghai in 1939. Includes Otto Egener's Reisepass, marriage and immunization documentation, and a letter sent to Otto in 1942 from a friend just prior to his deportation to a concentration camp.
112   2009.212 Chaim Kaplan diary The Chaim Kaplan diary consists, in its entirety, of a diary that Kaplan maintained in Hebrew, from 1933 to 1942. The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum obtained three original volumes of this diary in 2009, consisting of: Book 3, dating from April 4, 1935 to August 4, 1936 (pages 1-390); Book 7, consisting of entries from August 30, 1939 to December 23, 1939 (pages 53-280); and other fragments, dating from May 7, 1942 to July 2, 1942, paginated from 230-309. While earlier entries focus on personal matters and events, Kaplan made a conscious choice to chronicle Jewish life and external events, especially after the invasion and occupation of Poland in 1939, and following his forced relocation to the Warsaw Ghetto.
113 RG-10.496 2010.53 Joe Van Rooyen collection Consists of material related to the Holocaust experiences of Joe Van Rooyen, who was a member of the Dutch Resistance. In 1943, Mr. Van Rooyen was arrested and deported first to Amersfoort, and then to a labor camp near Berlin, where he worked for the Bamag-Meguin steel factory. He describes being tortured for information. Mr. Van Rooyen was liberated by the American Army in April 1945. Includes Mr. Van Rooyen's handwritten memoir (with typed transcript), three audiocassettes containing an oral history with Mr. Van Rooyen, a magazine containing an article about him, his identity card from 1941, a 1949-1951 blood donation card, and his 1943 work pass for Bamag-Meguin. Also includes two photographs of Mr. Van Rooyen as well as photographic negatives of an unknown concentration camp.
114   2010.398.1 Isák and Salamon Kurz personal papers First born in Karlovy Vary, second born in Kosice.
115   2010.44 Anthony Acevedo papers The Anthony Acevedo papers include the diary he kept as a prisoner of war describing his experiences at Stalag IX-B in Bad Orb and Berga concentration camp and on a death march, listing fellow soldiers who died in the camps or on the march, and including his drawings of places and scenes he witnessed. The collection also includes a letter documenting his father’s consent to Acevedo entering medical service in the US military; a copy of his 2012 memoir "Personal Account of an Undesirable" describing his wartime experiences; and photographs of Acevedo with family, friends, and colleagues before, during, and after the war.
116   2010.500.1 Charles Vogel papers Chasing war criminals in USA, letters and photos.
117   2010.505.1 Bob Levitan collection Consists of documents, newspaper clippings and photographs related to Hyman Robert (Bob) Levitan, a World War II veteran who became the captain of the SS Ben Hecht and illegally transported a group of refugees, mainly Holocaust survivors, to Palestine in 1947. The ship was intercepted by British warships and the passengers and crew were imprisoned. The crew was released after six months, while the refugees were eventually allowed into Palestine. The collection includes photographs taken on the ship and in prison, newspaper clippings, magazine clippings, and documents related to Mr. Levitan and the SS Ben Hecht, which was financed by supporters of the Bergson group.
118   2011.427.10 Documents related to Displaced Persons in Italy Consists of letters, protocols, and reports sent to the Executive Committee of the Histadrut trade union by various aid organizations working in displaced persons camps in Italy between 1944 and 1947. Includes records related to a variety of aid organizations, including the HeChalutz HaEchad, the Jewish Agency, and the Union of Jewish Soldiers, and a variety of displaced persons camps, including Bari.
119   2012.177 Amelia Rosenfeld Kahn letters Consists of letters sent to Amelia Rosenfeld (later Kahn) (Milly Kahn) from her family, who remained in Aub, Germany, after Milly was able to emigrate to Paris, France, where she met her husband, Solly (Sol) Kahn. The letters, dated 1933-1942, are from her mother, Regina Rosenfeld; brother Heinrich; and Martha, Abraham, and Senta Kammenmacher, her sister's family. The letters describe their emigration attempts, which were ultimately unsuccessful.
120   2012.183.1 Joffe family papers Consists of documents, correspondence, and photographs related to the pre-war and wartime experiences of Szymon Joffe (later Paul or Sam Jaffe), originally of Łódź, Poland. In May 1938, Mr. Joffe was able to immigrate to the United States, where he joined the American Army and spent the last months of the war as part of the American occupation of Paris, France. Includes wartime correspondence from family members who remained in Poland and perished during the Holocaust, documents related to his experiences in the American military, and extensive photos related to his wartime experiences and of Paris after the liberation of the city.
121   2012.193.1 "August Cohn--Anti-Fascist: His Life under Nazi Tyranny and American Repression" Consists of a CD containing one manuscript, 219 pages, entitled "August Cohn--Anti-Fascist: His Life under Nazi Tyranny and American Repression," by Howard Cohn. In the manuscript, Mr. Cohn describes the experiences of his father, August Cohn, who born in Fulda, Germany, and arrested as a Communist in April 1933. After being beaten and publicly humiliated in Oberkaufungen, he was tried and imprisoned in the Kassel and Hameln prisons before entering the concentration camp system in 1935, where he was imprisoned both as a Jew and a Communist in the Esterwegen, Sachsenhausen, Dachau, and Buchenwald concentration camps. He participated in the underground resistance movements in these concentration camps. After liberation, August Cohn married and emigrated to the United States, where he was arrested and tried as a member of the Communist party, finally gaining American citizenship in 1964. Includes extensive appendices of copies of documents and photographs.
122   2012.219.1 Jacqueline Levy-Geneste collection Consists of photographs and a photograph album from the collection of Jacqueline Levy-Geneste, a German-Jewish woman who worked as a kindergarten teacher in various French internment camps, including Limoges, Rivesaltes, and Gurs. Includes photographs of life in the internment camps and the children with whom she worked, many of whom were Spanish Republicans. Also includes a small photograph album entitled "Le Petit Monde" depicting life in the Petit Monde OSE children's home in post-war France, of which Jacqueline Levy-Geneste was the director.
123   2012.246.1 Text only broadside for a Nazi Party political rally, concert, and march Text only poster announcing a Freedoms Rally sponsored by the NSDAP [National Socialist German Workers' Party/Nazi Party] to be held in Schneidemuhl, Germany, (now Pila, Poland) on July 25 and 26, 1931. It was a two day event, with speakers and a concert on Saturday and a rally, speakers, and a protest march led by local Storm Troopers on Sunday. The featured speakers were local Nazi Party officials and members who held seats in the Reichstag. Nazi propaganda and recruitment efforts were centralized, but local party groups were essential to the political and popular success of the NSDAP in Germany in the late 1920s-early 1930s. Events such as this nurtured the idea of national community central to Nazi ideology and contrasted it with the political and social upheaval of the current Weimar government. The Nazis received the largest vote percentage in the next national elections in 1932, t... he last democratic national election held in prewar Germany. On January 31, 1933, Adolf Hitler was appointed Chancellor.
124   2012.303.1 Raymond Lee Howley photographs Consists of photographs taken by Raymond Lee Howley, a member of the American Army during World War II, who toured the Dachau concentration camp soon after the liberation of the camp. Includes images of the crematorium, of piles of corpses, of a sign leading to the camp, and of a guard dog.
125   2012.363.1 Dreyfus family photographs Consists of one original photograph and five copyprints, all taken in the mid-1920s, of Lucien and Marthe Dreyfus with their daughter, Mariette. Includes an original portrait of Lucien Dreyfus and copyprints of a family portrait taken in Strasbourg, of the family's apartment, of Mariette as a young child, and of Mariette with her nanny.
126   2012.368.1 Jerome S. Buser collection Consists of notebooks, documents, and clippings from the collection of Jerome S. Buser, who was given intelligence gathering and German language training at Carleton College in Minnesota during World War II. This training was done for eventual espionage wherein Mr. Buser would be dropped behind enemy lines to pose as a German businessman. The notebooks contain notes from history, geography, and language classes, demonstrating the training one received for future espionage activities. Due to the end of the war in Europe, Mr. Buser was never deployed overseas. Also includes seven small German propaganda booklets: "Des Fuhrers Kampf im Osten 2"; "Des Fuhrers Kampf im Osten 3"; "Des Fuhrers Kampf in Holland"; "Des Fuhrers Kampf in Norwegen"; "Der Fuhrer und Seine Heimat"; "Des Fuhrers Kampf in Belgien"; "Des Fuhrers Kampf zur See."
127   2012.400.1 Lustig and Katz family collections Consists of identity cards, documents, and correspondence related to Albert and Erna Lustig, originally of Mannheim, Germany. Includes paperwork related to the Lustigs' emigration to the United States in 1938 and the emigration of their young daughters, Ilse and Lilly, in 1939, who had been staying with relatives while their parents were establishing themselves in the United States. Also includes documents related to family friend Ludwig (Lutz) Katz, also of Mannheim, who met and married fellow German-Jewish refugee Gertrud Rosenthal in New York in 1943. Includes documents related to life in Germany, passports, correspondence with family in Germany, immigration, naturalization, and citizenship papers, and documents related to a reunion with other survivors from Mannheim.
128   2012.401.1 Abraham Heckman collection Consists of original documents related to life in the newly liberated Buchenwald concentration camp. Includes a brief history of the camp, written in short paragraphs and highlighting major events and executions; a narrative, one page, entitled "Mord und Hunger im November 1939" by Dr. Gustav Herzog, originally of Vienna; a blank form for reporting on the execution of inmates; and documents related to services honoring those who perished at Buchenwald.
129   2012.409.1 Larry Gladstone papers Consists of correspondence, identity documents, and biographical information related to the Holocaust experiences of the family of Julius and Anna Blaugrund Glattstein, originally of Vysna Kamenica, Czechoslovakia, and later, of Mukacevo, Hungary (now Ukraine). Includes pre-war, wartime, and post-war correspondence between family members, and with Blaugrund family relatives who were living in El Paso, Texas. Includes immigration documentation, identity cards, copies of photographs and of a family photo album.
130   2012.415.1 Kollander family collection Consists of correspondence, documents, and photographs related to the Kollander family, originally of Leipzig, Germany. The bulk of the collection is related to Max Kollander, who emigrated to the United States in 1926, including correspondence with family in Germany, affidavits to get his parents to the United States, and telegrams from 1938-1939 after the Kristallnacht arrest of Max's brother Leo. The entire family was eventually able to leave Germany and survived the war.
131   2012.446 Szereschewski Family Papers Prewar documents, correspondence, photographs of Szereschewski family in Danzig. Charlotte Szereschewski's experiences in Britain after arrival on Kindertransport; her parents’, brother’s, and other relatives’ experiences in Mauritius and Egypt after attempted illegal immigration Palestine, before emigration to US.
132   2013.94.1 Charlotte Delbo collection Consists of one handwritten letter, 2 pages, written by Charlotte Delbo (who went by her married name of Charlotte Dudach at the time), to her sister Odette, on 21 March 1942 (though the letter is physically dated 1941, it was actually written in 1942). The letter, written while Charlotte was imprisoned in the Depot prison in Paris, gives Odette instructions regarding personal property and notes that Charlotte has been separated from her husband, George. Also includes four photographs of Charlotte Delbo taken between 1970-1985.
133   2013.206.1 Mendel and Marta Miller family papers Contains photographs, immigration documents, and identification certificates, related to the period when Mendel and Marta Miller lived in the Feldafing displaced persons camp, and their subsequent immigration to the United States. Also included correspondence relating to Marta Miller's restitution claims against the West German government from 1982.
134   2013.264.1 Maria Madi diaries Consists of sixteen bound volumes containing diaries written by Dr. Maria Madi, a non-Jewish female physician living in Budapest, Hungary, between December 1941 and September 1945. In the diaries, which are handwritten in English, Dr. Madi describes what she is hearing about the war, about propaganda in Hungary, and about missing her daughter, who immigrated to the United States in 1939 and started a family. After the German invasion of Hungary in March 1944, Dr. Madi describes constant air raids, intense deprivation, and what she knows and sees of the ongoing persecutions against Jews. She also references a young boy whom she hides in her home in the fall of 1944. The diaries include photographs, clippings, and correspondence, as well as pencil notations Dr. Madi made in the 1960s. Also includes one diary from Budapest during World War I.
135   2013.365 Frantisek Vohryzek papers Consists of original documents, correspondence, and copyprints related to Frantisek Benno Vohryzek, originally of Hrdlovka, Czechoslovakia. Includes documents related to Vohryzek's emigration to Ecuador in 1939, his life in Ecuador, emigration to the United States in 1944, and related to learning that his parents and sister perished during the Holocaust.
136   2013.397.1 Eugene and Irene Wojcik Wojtas family collection The collection consists of a forced labor badge, documents, and photographs relating to the experiences of Eugeniusz Wojtas and Irena Wojcik Wojtas, Roman Catholics who were persecuted in German occupied Poland during World War II when both Eugeniusz, a prisoner of war, and Irena, were assigned to forced labor in Germany, and, after the war, when they met and married as displaced persons.
137 RG-02.208M 1995.A.0867 Pamietniki Żydὀw (Sygn. 302) Record group 302. Consists of memoirs of Jews written during the German occupation of Poland, 1939-1945, and deposited in the Jewish Historical Institute in Warsaw. In addition to memoirs by Jews, there are some written by Poles who witnessed atrocities. There are 5 DVD-Roms plus 2 duplicate sets of those 5 DVD-Roms, and in addition 1 DVD entitled "A Missing Diary".
138 RG-02.239   "Wanderer in Hell," Ernő Lazarovits Ernő Lazarovits's memoir: childhood in Szilágysomlyó, Romania; school years in Kolozsvár (Cluj) Hebrew-language school, membership in Hashomer Hatzair and leftist political organizations; Budapest labor batalion 1944, labor near western border of Hungary, transfer to Germany's Organization Todt for forced labor in Deutsch-Schützen, Austria, transfer to Mauthausen, 1945 liberation in Gunskirchen, Austria, August 1945 return to Cluj (Kolozsvár). English language translation by Jean-Pierre Ady Fenyo.
139 RG-02.240 2010.26 "The Story of the Szwarcbard, Cyterszpiler, and Minc Families" Consists of one memoir, on CD-ROM, entitled "The Story of the Szwarcbard, Cyterszpiler, and Minc Families" by Jerzy Kubowski. The memoir, which is in Russian, Polish, and English, includes excerpts from various family members' memoirs, letters, and copies of photographs and drawings. Members of the family were able to immigrate, while others were sent to the Warsaw ghetto. Some survived the ghetto, while others either perished in the ghetto or in the Treblinka extermination camp.
140 RG-02.242 2009.328 "Clandestinely: 1943-1945"

Consists of one memoir, 6 pages, entitled "Clandestinely: 1943-1945," by Peter Cullman, originally of Berlin, Germany. In the memoir, he describes the difficulties in his parents' marriage, as his mother, Betty Simonstein, was Jewish and father, Albert Cullmann, was Christian. Though Betty tried to convert to Christianity, she was still subject to anti-Semitic persecution. In 1942, she obtained a forged working pass, and, posing as an Aryan, she was able to evacuate Berlin with her children in 1943 to the town of Domnau. In the fall of 1944, they were forced to flee multiple times to escape from Allied bombing raids. He describes the end of the war, life in the American zone, and his memories of returning to Berlin in 1946. His parents were divorced in 1947. Also includes a one page biographical summary of the family's story, entitled "Clandestine life during the Nazi years."

English transcript:

https://collections.ushmm.org/findingaids/2009.328_01_trs_en.pdf

141 RG-02.243 2009.330 Meir Eldar memoirs Consists of two memoirs, entitled "KZ Spaichingen and the march to..liberty" and "The Voyage of the Olim of the 'Biria,'" written by Meir Eldar, originally of Biala-Bielsko, Poland. In the "KZ Spaichingen" memoir, Mr. Eldar describes the forced march from the Spaichingen concentration camp to Steingaden, Germany from 17-27 April 1945. He includes articles and correspondence with historians and with other survivors of this march. In the "Voyage of the Olim" memoir, Mr. Eldar includes maps, photographs, and his memories of his illegal immigration to Palestine and the voyages of the ships Biria and Hagana, which sailed from southern France. During the voyage, from 22 June -2 July 1946, journalist I. F. Stone accompanied the passengers.
142 RG-02.244 2009.333 "My Mother's Words"

Consists of a memoir, entitled "My Mother's Words," about the experiences of Eva Roth, written, transcribed, and edited by her daughter, Marion Amsellem. In Mrs. Roth's memoir, she describes wartime life after her escape from Poland to Russia with her husband, who died in Samarkand during the war. She was remarried to Sol Roth in a displaced persons camp and they immigrated to the United States and reunited with some of Sol's siblings, who had been able to immigrate prior to the war.

English transcript:

https://collections.ushmm.org/findingaids/2009.333_01_trs_en.pdf

143 RG-02.246 2009.335 "A Long Road Home: The Life and Times of Grisha Sklovsky, 1915-1995"

Consists of one manuscript, in print and on CD-ROM, entitled"A Long Road Home: The Life and Times of Grisha Sklovsky, 1915-1995", written by John Nicholson in 2007. Mr. Sklovksy was born in Siberia, but following the Russian Revolution, his family moved to Berlin, where he attended school. In 1934, Mr. Sklovsky moved to France and studied at the University of Lyon. In October 1939, he joined the Czech Brigade and spent the war fighting with the British Army, while his mother, Chaja Sklovsky, was deported from Drancy in 1942 and perished in the Holocaust. In 1947, Mr. Sklovsky immigrated to Australia, where he reunited with his fiancee, Celia Weigall, whom he had met before the war, and became an important figure in Australian national television and radio.

English transcript:

https://collections.ushmm.org/findingaids/2009.335_01_trs_en.pdf

144 RG-02.247 2009.336 Peter Ornstein memoir

Consists of one memoir, 30 pages, "Peter's Story: Surviving Auschwitz and a Death March," by Dr. Peter Ornstein, originally of Vienna, Austria. In his memoir, he describes wartime Vienna, being entrusted to neighbors as his mother and future stepfather had immigrated to China (with the intention that Peter and his two sisters would follow), and in 1939, to a convent when it became too dangerous. In 1942, they were relocated to a building used to collect potential deportees, but were released because their paternity (and thus degree of Jewishness) was questioned. In February 1944, Peter was arrested and deported to Auschwitz. He describes his life in Auschwitz, his work in a nearby labor camp, and his memories of the Sonderkommando uprising. He describes his death march from Auschwitz in great detail, as he was able to feign death and escape from the march. Peter was liberated by the R... ed Army near Gleiwitz (Gliwice, Poland). After the war ended, he returned to Vienna on foot and was reunited with his sisters, both of whom also survived Auschwitz. Also includes an appendix that includes important events in Dr. Ornstein's life.

English transcript: 

https://collections.ushmm.org/findingaids/2009.336_01_trs_en.pdf

145 RG-02.252 2010.51 Hedwig Ems memoir Consists of a memoir written in 1947 by Hedwig Frank Ems, originally of Halle, Germany. The memoir, which is in the original German and accompanied by an English translation, describes Mrs. Ems' experiences when she was deported at age 73 from Berlin to Theresienstadt. Mrs. Ems describes life in wartime Berlin, the constant threat of deportation, her deportation in late October 1942, and life in Theresienstadt. She describes life in Theresienstadt in great detail, including death, disease, inspections, and witnessing the mass transports out of the camp. In February 1945, she received notice that she had been selected for a transport to Switzerland (likely a reference to the transport that was based on an agreement between Himmler and Jean-Marie Musy), but she decided not to go. She describes the liberation of Theresienstadt, but remained there until August 1945, when she returned to Ber... lin. Also includes an excerpt of a letter about Mrs. Ems by Martha Cohen, who lived with her in Theresienstadt and a brief supplement to the memoir in which Mrs. Ems described various anti-Jewish actions.
146 RG-04.058M 1995.A.1180 Stutthof concentration camp records Contains personal files on prisoners of Stutthof concentration camp; personnel files for SS staff at Stutthof; and records relating to the general administration of the camp. Administrative records include files from the camp commanders office, files from the "Political Department" concerning marking of prisoners and prisoner transports, files from the "Camp" relating to daily operations and handling of prisoners, files from the "Economic Administration" relating to financial management of the camp, files from the "Camp Physician" relating to medical services and the crematoria in the camp, files from the "Schooling and Education" department relating to training of SS staff, and files from the "Household shops for the SS" relating to building plans.
147 RG-05.011 1990.183 Henry F. Kahn collection of Holocaust-era mail, 1940-1983 The Henry F. Kahn collection of Holocaust-era mail primarily consists of envelopes, letters, postcards, and philatelic materials Kahn collected between approximately 1945 and 1985. The materials document mail systems in and around Holocaust-era ghettos and concentration camps and, by extension, the survivors and victims who passed through them or perished in them. Kahn arranged the materials in three annotated scrapbooks, providing context and history for the ghettos, camps, and mail systems. Most of the materials date from the 1930s and 1940s while the reproductions and commentary date from Kahn's collecting period. Particularly well-documented individuals in the collection include Hedwig Kahn, Emil Cohn, Alfred Schwarzbaum, Lina Pereles, and Albert Christel. Particularly well-documented camps include Auschwitz, Buchenwald, Dachau, Ferramonti, Sachsenhausen, Theresienstadt, and We... sterbork. Particularly well-documented ghettos include Bendsburg, Łódź, Theresienstadt, and Warsaw.
148 RG-09.060 1989.134 Photograph of Dora Roth after liberation Photograph of Dora Roth, as a teenager, taken just after she was liberated from a concentration camp. Roth wears a striped jacket or coat and striped trousers.
149 RG-09.061 1989.140 Jack LaPietra photograph collection The collection consists of sixteen photographs of Buchenwald concentration camp at liberation.
150 RG-09.062 1989.176 Rabbi Marc S. Sack photograph collection The collection consists of thirteen copy prints of Dachau concentration camp at liberation. Series shows camp architecture, corpses, liberated prisoners, and American soldiers.
151 RG-09.063 1989.194 Irving Levin photograph collection The collection consists of three photographs of corpses at Ohrdruf concentration camp at liberation.
152 RG-09.064 1989.209 Con Sellers photograph collection The photographs are images of Buchenwald concentration camp during liberation.
153 RG-09.065 1989.287 Photograph The photograph depicts a pile of corpses at Dachau concentration camp at the time of its liberation. A caption on the back of the photograph reads:"These bodies were piled up to be cremated but were caught before they could complete the job. Besides that there were three carloads of bodies that were not unloaded when the place was overrun."
154 RG-09.066 1990.4 Judith Hajec photograph collection The collection consists of 13 black and white photographs taken at Dachau when the 15th Artillery Corps encountered the camp at the time of liberation.
155 RG-09.067 1990.25 Harry L. Smith photograph collection The collection consists of photographs, taken at Buchenwald at the time of liberation, that show camp structures, crematoria, corpses, and liberated prisoners. The photographs were taken by Harry L. Smith in April 1945, when he was a medic with the 628th Medical Clearing Company of the U.S. First Army.
156 RG-09.068 1990.58 Henry Plitt papers The papers include photographs of Major Henry Plitt as a child and as a member of the United States 502nd Parachute Infantry Regiment and the liberation of Dachau concentration camp as well as a letter written to Julius Streicher, after his capture, by his wife.
157 RG-09.069 1989.233 Howard Cwick papers Consists of 35 negatives, eleven photoprints, and twenty copyprints of the Buchenwald concentration camp at liberation. Also contains a memoir entitled, "It Happened in Germany," 21 pages, by Howard Cwick, a sergeant in the Third United States Army. Mr. Cwick participated in the liberation of Buchenwald and describes his experiences as a Jewish soldier on liberation day.
158 RG-09.070 1990.191 Henry K. Shor photograph collection Consists of 12 photographs of Dachau concentration camp after liberation.
159 RG-09.071 1990.263 Beverly Balaz photograph collection Consists of six photographs of corpses at Dachau concentration camp at the time of liberation in 1945.
160 RG-09.072 1990.280 Letter about Ebensee Consists of one letter, 6 pages, written by Malcolm D. Dixon to his wife, Francis, describing what he witnessed after taking part in the liberation of the Ebensee concentration camp, and how witnessing the camps changed his opinion of the Germans.
161 RG-09.073 1990.281 Jack Belcher photograph collection The collection consists of five photographs depicting the liberation of a concentration camp at Nordheim, Germany.
162 RG-09.083 2010.116 Dachau liberation photographs Consists of thirteen photographs taken after the liberation of the Dachau concentration camp in April 1945. Some of the photographs are mass-produced liberation photographs, while others, including photographs of survivors in the camp and of the collection and burial of bodies, are less common images.
163 RG-10.088 1994.A.0079 Earl G. Harrison papers The Earl G. Harrison papers consist of the journal Harrison kept during his summer 1945 tour of displaced persons camps, a typescript of his article "The Last Hundred Thousand" about the camps he visited and people he met, excerpts from addresses about displaced persons he delivered in the fall and winter of 1945, a broadcast transcript of a radio program from July 1946 featuring Harrison's support of Jewish migration to Palestine, and newspaper and magazine clippings about displaced persons and Harrison’s work.
164 RG-10.144 1994.A.0112 Lucien Dreyfus collection Contains a composition titled"Heine und das Judentum," 1903; diaries written by Lucien Dreyfus from 1925 to 1943; a lesson book dated July 1943; and a file containing general information about Dreyfus and his deportation to Auschwitz. The diaries chronicle Dreyfus' life in France and include information about his students; his flight from Nice to Marseille; his knowledge of the killing of Jews in Poland by the Nazis; and the emigration of his children to the United States. The last diary ends just before Dreyfus' deportation. RG-10.144*06, Cahier C, page 17, contains an entry from July 4, 1942 concerning Dreyfus' knowledge of 700,000 Jews killed in Poland. A September 1943 entry in the same diary describes letters received from persons in Drancy concentration camp.
165 RG-10.216 2001.42 Guttentag family papers Contains one diary written by Dr. Adolf Guttentag in Berlin, Germany in 1942. In the diary, Dr. Guttentag described his experiences as a Jew in Berlin, anticipated his deportation to Theresienstadt, and addressed his son Otto, who had been able to emigrate to the United States, instructing Otto how to remember his parents. At the end of the diary, which is written in German, Dr. Guttentag wrote goodbye to his son and chronicled the date on which he and his wife committed suicide. Includes an English translation of the diary as well as four black and white photographs of Adolf and Helene Guttentag.
166 RG-10.228 1995.A.0300 Duplicate 1 Samuel and Irene Goudsmit collection The collection consists of typescript and handwritten originals and tissue copies of miscellaneous correspondence in German and English, ca. 1944-1945. Includes but is not limited to the following: letters, directives, memorandums, drawings, annotated maps, telegrams, etc., which relate to the Nazis constructing underground installations in Germany and Austria using slave, forced, and POW laborers. In addition, there are some documents relating to medical experiments performed by German physicians in Nazi concentration camps.
167 RG-10.249 1999.A.0215 Frieda and Max Reinach diary Contains a handwritten diary by Frieda and Marcus (Max) Reinach. Frieda and Max Reinach kept a diary in Berlin from September 1, 1939 to October 29, 1942 - until the time they were sent to an unknown concentration camp. The diary describes the Jewish family life under the Nazi Government. The donation also includes an English translation, a short history how the diary reached the USA, and three photographs of the Reinach family members: Ilana Schwartz with her mother, Ilana Schwartz with her father and the grave site of Ilana's mother's aunt, Berta. Berta, who had childhood polio and was wheelchair bound, was the only Holocaust survivor of the Reinach family. Berta had been the subject of medical experimentation during the war.
168 RG-10.325 1989.177 David Jakubowski papers The papers consist of documents and letters relating to Dr. David Jakubowski's time in the ghetto in Warsaw, Poland, where he was a physician before and during the uprising and also relating to his time of medical service with several refugee aid agencies after World War II.
169 RG-10.380 1989.323 Niels Bamberger papers The papers consist of ration cards, a passport, a newspaper clipping, correspondence, and other documents relating to Niels Bamberger's escape from Denmark to Sweden during World War II.
170 RG-10.387 1989.232.3 Jill Pauly Papers, ca. 1900-1947 Contains identification cards, registration certificates, and passports issued to the members of the Pauly and berg families in Germany, individual photographs of the berg family, and a photograph album belonging to Sol Meyer (relative of Jill Pauly) that documented his experiences during the time period surrounding the Holocaust.
171 RG-10.395 1990.32 Hessy Levinsons Taft collection The collection consists of black and white photographs and one modern color photograph depicting members of the Levinsons family, a postcard addressed to "Sascha Lenssen, Opernsänger" (opera singer), a birthday card, and a magazine titled "Sonne ins Haus," which depicts a photograph of Hessy Levinsons Taft as an infant on the front cover because she won a contest to select the most beautiful "Aryan" baby in Germany.
172 RG-10.396 1990.250 Magda Lapedus papers The papers consist of photographs of Magda Lapedus' family members before World War II as well as photographs of the grave of her brother, Janos Mezei, in Linz, Austria, and an identification card issued to Berta Mezei donor's mother at the Bindermichl displaced person (DP) camp in Linz, Austria, in 1946.
173 RG-10.397 1990.55 Portrait of Perry Milbauer Black and white photograph, matted, inside black cardboard folder. Image of Perry Milbauer [donor] in uniform, World War II. The photograph was taken in Brussels, Belgium, after VE Day in 1945.
174 RG-10.398 1990.61 Henry Fleisher photograph collection The collection includes images of Jewish persecution in Germany before the Holocaust, Nazi propaganda photographs, and images from the Stroop report of the Warsaw, Poland, ghetto.
175 RG-10.399 1990.70 Solomon Klug photograph collection The collection consists of individual and family portraits of Solomon Klug's family. Included are Solomon, Hershel (brother), Nathan (brother), Jacob (father), Gittel (mother), Paula (sister), and Chaskel Klug (brother). Hershel and Nathan Klug were killed during World War II.
176 RG-10.400 1990.71 Margaret Klug photograph collection The collection consists of original and copy photographs of Margaret Jastrow Klug's extended family both before and after World War II.
177 RG-10.401 1990.24.1 a-b Postcard The postcard was written by an officially-appointed letter writer, as dictated by Ted Deutsch and his brother when they were interned in Birkenau concentration camp. The postcard was addressed to their grandfather in Budapest, Hungary. The coded message let him know that his grandsons were alive, but that they had been separated from their parents.
178 RG-10.402 1990.190 Rachel Miller photograph collection The collection consists of three group portraits of Rachel Miller and other children at the orphanage at Chateau Le Mans.
179 RG-10.403 1990.77 Helene Baraf papers The papers consist of a civil marriage certificate issued in Berchem, Belgium, for Osias Zupnik and Chana Beila Klein; a photograph of Leon Zupnik donor's brother; a certificate of residence from Lille, France, for Leon Zupnik; and a certificate documenting Leon Zupnik's arrest and deportation to Auschwitz.
180 RG-10.404 1990.86 Michael A. Diamond papers The papers consist of documents and photographs pertaining to Michael Diamond's experiences before, during, and after the Holocaust. The photographs mainly consist of images of Michael Diamond and his family and friends in Czechoslovakia before and after World War II; of his emigration to Israel with his wife, Ilse, after the war; and of his daughter, Naomi, as a baby.
181 RG-10.405 1990.56 David H. Pollock papers The papers consist of an envelope and three letters to David H. Pollock concerning the search for Israel Ajzenberg (later known as Harold Eisenberg) and Mrs. Chaim Rosenbaum [sister of Israel Ajzenberg] by their families. One letter was written by Claude Renaud, Chief Constable of Windsor, Ontario, and another letter was written by C.W. Farrow, also Chief Constable of Windsor, Ontario.
182 RG-10.406 1990.17 Deutsches Einheits A family tree in book form for "Stanislaus and Maria Rozhon."
183 RG-10.407 1990.18 Ahnenpass A family tree in book form that verifies the "Aryan background" of the book's owner.
184 RG-10.408 1990.64 Eva Cohen papers The papers consist of three letters from the Okre̜gowy Komitet Żydowski (Jewish Committee) of Kalisz, Poland, to Eva Cohen about survivors in the village and the kinds of kosher foods that could be sent to Poland, along with an envelope that contained some of this correspondence.
185 RG-10.409 1990.26 Margot Miodownik Ashworth papers, 1940-1989 The collection consists of a typescript, "The Voyage of the Piriapolis", concerning the Belgian ship's voyage from Antwerp, Belgium to South America, in February 1940; a passanger list for the ship; and a photographic postcard depicting the ship. Includes a black and white photograph depicting Steffi and Margot Miodownik as children on the Belgian m/v Piriapolis, 1940. Photograph illustrates the manuscript, "The Voyage of the Piriapolis", by Margot Ashworth (neé Miodownik).
186 RG-10.410 1990.87 Abraham Malach papers The papers consist of photographs of Abraham Malach and his family and friends, as well as school report cards, identification cards, and an immigration certificate for Abraham Malach.
187 RG-10.411 1990.90 Alice Lang Rosen papers The collection contains seven copy gelatin silver prints of photographs made in Germany in the 1930s and 1940s. Images are of Alice Lang (b. June 13, 1934); her parents, Ida Baehr Lang and Fritz Lang; her maternal grandparents, Johanna and Heinrich Baehr; and Paula Lang. Contains a French passport, which enabled Frieda Lang donor to return to Germany in April 1946; and a travel clearance document from the Western Base Section, U.S. Forces, European Theatre, issued to Frieda Lang in April 1946.
188 RG-10.412 1990.93 Abram and Sylvia Kolski photograph collection The collection consists of photographs relating to the experiences of the Kolski and Kiamarski families before, during, and after World War II.
189 RG-10.413 1990.254 Eva Edmands papers The papers consist of one photograph of Eva Edmands at age eight and one identification card issued to Gabrielle Rapaport donor's mother in France on September 2, 1946, with a visa to enter the United States.
190 RG-10.414 1990.99 Shlomo Flam papers The papers consist of identification cards issued in Romania and Palestine to Shlomo Flam in 1945 and 1947.
191 RG-10.415 1990.102 Liny Yollick papers The papers consist of a safe conduct pass from Nice, France; a sketch of a man wearing a chef's hat; a postcard, addressed to Liny Yollick, of the ship Nyassa; and a vaccination certificate issued by the doctor on board the Nyassa.
192 RG-10.416 1990.104 Leon Weinstein papers The papers consist of a "Kennkarte" issued to to Leonard Cravnecki, the false identity assumed by Leon Weinstein by the General Government from Warsaw, Poland, in 1942; a card identifying Weinstein as the Chairman of the Committee of Polish Jews from Breslau, Germany, (now Wrocław, Poland) in 1946; and a card identifying Weinstein as a member of the "Ichud," the Society of Zionist Democrats, from Breslau in 1947.
193 RG-10.417 1990.106 Photograph of Michael Bernath Image of Michael Bernath in April 1944.
194 RG-10.418 1990.108 Bachner family portrait The photograph depicts the Bachner family (Fred Bachner, his parents, and his brother) in Berlin, Germany, during the summer of 1938.
195 RG-10.419 1990.109 Murray Pantirer family papers The papers consist of sworn statements of identity ("Protokoll"), photographs of the Pantirer family, and a booklet published immediately after the liberation of Dachau with captioned photographs taken at the time of liberation.
196 RG-10.420 1990.111 Barbara and William Farkas photograph collection The collection consists of four vintage photographs taken by the Red Cross at Bergen-Belsen at the time of liberation, one vintage photograph of a memorial at Bergen Belsen, and one photograph of Dr. Erich Cohn testifying at the trial of Dr. Fischer.
197 RG-10.421 1990.128 Letter The letter is written on letterhead from the Jewish Welfare Fund in Chicago, Ill.; the header reads "Give… or They Die!
198 RG-10.422 1990.187 Max Haber photograph The photograph of Max Haber was taken when his exit documents were stolen in Kirov, Russia, as he was traveling to Western Europe.
199 RG-10.423 1990.194 Miriam Harel collection The collection consists of a New Year card from Cyprus, made by Shlomo, and sent to Miriam Harel and her husband, as well as a photograph of the burial for a woman named Sara who died in Cyprus at the age of 22.
200 RG-10.424 1990.198 Werner Goldsmith papers The collection contains photographs and documents. The first photograph was taken in Berlin, Germany, and depicts Werner Goldsmith at age 10. A few months after this photograph was taken, Werner Goldsmith departed for France with a group of Jewish children. Other papers contain copies of six black and white photographs taken in the 1930s and 1940s and 12 original photographs taken in the 1970s and 1980s, as well as an affidavit from the Consulate of the United States at Marseille, France, and a telegram dated May 25, 1946, to Werner Goldsmith from his mother. The photographs depict Erfurt, Germany, children in France with Oeuvre de secours aux enfants (OSE), the Rothschild orphanage, and the graves of Werner Goldsmith's grandparents and father.
201 RG-10.425 1990.240 Wallace Witkowski photograph collection The three photographs in the collection are studio portraits of Wallace Witkowski in 1945, Wallace Witkowski and his sister in 1946, and Wallace Witkowski's mother in 1943.
202 RG-10.426 1990.253 Albert Martin photograph collection The collection consists of propaganda photographs documenting Adolf Hitler's rise to power in Germany. Captions are printed on the verso in German.
203 RG-10.427 1990.269 Passport The British passport permits Leo Meyer to enter Hong Kong and Macau with the Shanghai soccer team in 1947.
204 RG-10.428 1990.274 Photograph of five girls in Gardelegen, Germany The photograph was taken in Gardelegen, Germany, after Liberation and depicts five girls posing in matching dresses made, from sheets, by the donor.
205 RG-10.429 1990.276 David Hersch photograph collection The collection consists of 3 photographs depicting a group of Jewish forced laborers wearing yellow armbands in Dej, Hungary, (now Romania) in 1943; David Hersch wearing his concentration camp uniform; and Hersch's sisters with their children in Dej in 1943.
206 RG-10.430 1990.298 Photograph of mourners at a gravesite The image depicts the unveiling of the gravestone of Etla Suchomicka at the Gesia Cemetery in Warsaw, Poland, in 1940. Included in the picture are Etla Suchomicka's husband, her daughter, her son, and the Rabbi. All of the people in the photograph are wearing yellow badges.
207 RG-10.431 1990.299 Steven M. Lomazow Papers, 1944-1946 The papers consist of residence permit for Wanda and Theresa Newmark for the city of Salzburg, Austria; identification card; and a certificate of provisional identification stating that Wanda Drozdowska (donor's mother) was kept in concentration camps and was liberated from Mauthausen.
208 RG-10.432 1990.303 Maurice Raynor family papers Contains Red Cross papers, family photographs, and school photographs pertaining to the Holocaust experiences of Isaac and Sientje Rabbie (later Raynor) and their children, Maurice and Helena. Includes photographs depicting the family in pre-war Amsterdam, wartime correspondence with family, and post-war photographs and documents, including a photograph of Helena Rabbie shortly after her liberation from Bergen-Belsen. She perished a few days later at the age of eleven.
209 RG-10.433 1990.282 Semyon Menyuk papers Contains a memoir entitled, "Holocaust Experiences," in English and Russian, papers stating that Semyon Menyuk was a member of partisan movements in the Ukraine, awards for outstanding military service, photographs of families, and photographs of an excavation site where 7,000 people were found.
210 RG-10.434 1990.246 George Salton photograph collection The collection contains one photoprint that depicts George Salton at age 17 in 1945, one month after liberation; another photograph, a copyprint, depicts George Salton's parents soon after their marriage. The four other photoprints depict members of Bricha (Berihah), an underground movement to transport Jews to Palestine.
211 RG-10.435 2006.74 Records related to Maximilian Koessler The collection consists of originals of a 1946 letter by Prince Bernhard of The Netherlands to Maximilian Koessler, three 1947 depositions by defendant Alfried Krupp von Bohlen und Halbach prior to his trial in Nuremberg, and a 1961 essay written by Maximillian Koessler.
212 RG-10.437 1991.52 Hans Nussbaum papers The papers consist of a document issued regarding the upcoming transport of Jews from Weimar, Germany, to Theresienstadt, Czechoslovakia, a document on luggage regulations for transport, a document regarding the collection of mattresses and suitcases, and three photographs of a memorial for Gentiles and Jews who were victims of the Nazis in the city of Suhl, Germany. All of the documents were issued in September 1942 by the Erfurt branch of the Reichsvereinigung der Juden in Deutschland Reich Association of Jews in Germany.
213 RG-10.439 1991.60 Listing of Jews for deportation to Riga, Latvia The papers consist of a 20-page document listing Jews for deportation to Rīga, Latvia, on November 20, 1941. Contains names from all over Germany with about 20 to 30 names per page.
214 RG-10.440 1991.62 Victor Katz-Laffite papers The papers consist of two French periodicals:" Le Médicin Français" (No. 4 / 15 June 1941) and"Les Lettres Françaises" (No. 19 / August 1944).
215 RG-10.441 1991.107 Letter The letter was written by Witold Kuhn, while he was in Auschwitz concentration camp, to his parents in Jasien, Poland, and it is addressed to his father, Johann Kuhn. He writes of his health, the weather, the harvest, and the packages he has received and sends his best wishes of health.
216 RG-10.442 1991.109 Samuel Stimler papers The papers consist of a pre-printed form with Oskar Schindler letterhead from Oskar Schindler's factory in Kraków, Poland, and a letter stating that Samuel Stimler was in Brünnlitz concentration camp in Brnenec, Czechoslovakia (now Czech Republic).
217 RG-10.443 1991.113 Henry Galler papers The papers consist of an identification booklet (Deutsches Reich Arbeitsbuch Fuer Ausländer) issued to Szewa Vogel Galler under the name "Katherina Czuchowska" and an identification card for Polish military officers, issued to Henry Galler.
218 RG-10.444 1991.126 Identification card Contains a Belgian identity card for Anna Hoffman.
219 RG-10.445 1991.132 Edith Koenig papers The papers consist of six postcards with Adolf Hitler postage stamps sent from Theresienstadt by Hedwig Gutmann donor's paternal grandmother, three photographs taken by the United States Signal Corps of the liberation of a concentration camp, and one photograph of Edith Koenig, her mother, and Hedwig Gutmann taken in 1932 in Germany.
220 RG-10.446 1991.143 Photograph of Gruber family The photograph depicts the Gruber family before Samuel Gruber joined the army in May 1939 in Podhajce, Poland (now Pidhaĭt︠s︡i, Ukraine). Pictured are Eva Gruber donor's sister, Regina Horowitz [donor's cousin], Mina Gruber [donor's sister], and Samuel Gruber.
221 RG-10.447 1991.146 Postcard The postcard was sent by Paula Winter donor's mother-in-law in Theresienstadt concentration camp to Mrs. Laura Sara Stern in Vienna, Austria. The postcard is a mass-produced form thanking the recipient for sending packages.
222 RG-10.448 1991.150 Warren A. Gorrell photograph collection The collection consists of three photographs of a Nazi Party propaganda parade that took place on August 18, 1935.
223 RG-10.450 1991.165 Photograph of Fani Birnberg Ross The photograph depicts Fani Birnberg Ross in Radom, Poland, on May 12, 1943. Caption on verso in German: "Gearbeitet Bei Herr Reiners, Kastnanen Ache 7/5, Radom Doppler - Niedermann." At the time this photograph was taken, Fani Birnberg Ross, a Jewish woman, was posing as an Aryan and working for an SS physician.
224 RG-10.451 1991.172 Fred Schiller papers The papers consist of photographs of Miroslav (Fred) Schiller, his friends, and fellow members of a jazz band; identification cards; visas; applications; and a bill passed by the United States House of Representatives for the relief of Fred Schiller.
225 RG-10.452 1991.184 Ellen Gale photograph collection The photographs depict the Gallewski family and other refugees on board the ship, "IBERIA," en route to Cuba in 1939, their daily life in Havana, Cuba, and on board a ship en route to Miami, Florida, in 1940.
226 RG-10.453 1991.173 Lili Wider Blumenstein papers The papers consist of a photograph of Lili Blumenstein and her son, Abraham, taken in Israel in 1949 and an identification card issued to Lili Wider by a Hungarian Jewish organization on May 20, 1945.
227 RG-10.456 2006.40 Papers of the Roth, Halász, and Klein families The collection consists of documents created before and during the Holocaust by an observant Jewish family living in various parts of Hungary and Transylvania. It includes extensive correspondence, a notebook used by its owner in a forced labor company, and two documents from the Swedish Legation in Budapest, Hungary, carrying the signature of Raoul Wallenberg.
228 RG-10.478 2009.82 Correspondence of the Lichtenstein and Kohn families The collection contains letters, telegrams and Red Cross inquiry forms written in the German, Slovakian and Hungarian languages, a 1940 Slovakian certificate and an ID card with photographs attached.
229 RG-10.485 2009.338 Heinz Isenberg collection

Consists of letters and photographs related to Heinz (Henry) Isenberg, who came to the United States from Germany on a transport in 1936. Includes letters from Heinz and his host family to his parents and sister in Germany, his naturalization papers, school reports, newspaper clippings, and photographs of Heinz and his family. The family was reunited in the United States in 1939. Also includes a video biography of Heinz Isenberg, on DVD, entitled "My Journey to Paradise," made on the occasion of his 80th birthday.

English translation:

https://collections.ushmm.org/findingaids/2009.338_01_trl_en.pdf

230 RG-10.486 2009.311 Philip W. Porter collection Consists of articles and clippings from various newspapers and periodicals, in German, which were discovered at the German Propaganda Ministry in July 1945. The clippings, collected from American and British print sources, have handwritten annotations and were organized alphabetically by subject, generally related to Jewish themes. Also includes one bound book entitled "High Life de Belgique," published in 1937 and consists of names and addresses of the Belgian upper class, with handwritten annotations, seemingly identifying those sympathetic to the German cause. The materials were collected by Lt. Col. Philip W. Porter, a reporter (and later, columnist and editor) with the Cleveland Plain-Dealer, who worked as a press officer for the Air Force during World War II. Also includes his typed notes regarding his itinerary and experiences traveling in Germany in the summer of 1945.
231 RG-10.487 2009.339 Rolef family letters

Consists of letters, postcards, and documents related to the Holocaust experiences of the Rolef family, 1935-1947. Includes postcards sent to the United States from Theresienstadt 1943-1944. Includes weekly letters from 1939-1942.

English translation:

https://collections.ushmm.org/findingaids/2009.339_01_trl_en.pdf

232 RG-10.494 2009.347 Ralph Mayer collection Consists of two large photograph albums both containing enlarged black and white photographs. One album shows the interior of the pre-war family home in Krefeld, Germany, while the other shows the interior of the family's cardboard factory in Krefeld. Also includes five identity documents for Rolf Mayer (now Ralph Mayer), born in 1928 in Krefeld, who immigrated to the United States with his family in January 1939.
233 RG-10.496 2010.53 Joe Van Rooyen collection Consists of material related to the Holocaust experiences of Joe Van Rooyen, who was a member of the Dutch Resistance. In 1943, Mr. Van Rooyen was arrested and deported first to Amersfoort, and then to a labor camp near Berlin, where he worked for the Bamag-Meguin steel factory. He describes being tortured for information. Mr. Van Rooyen was liberated by the American Army in April 1945. Includes Mr. Van Rooyen's handwritten memoir (with typed transcript), three audiocassettes containing an oral history with Mr. Van Rooyen, a magazine containing an article about him, his identity card from 1941, a 1949-1951 blood donation card, and his 1943 work pass for Bamag-Meguin. Also includes two photographs of Mr. Van Rooyen as well as photographic negatives of an unknown concentration camp.
234 RG-10.497 2010.54 Charles Martin Roman collection Consists of photographs, documents, and identity paperwork related to the Holocaust experiences of Carl (Carlo) Roman, now Charles Roman. The photographs depict his pre-war life in Vienna, images of Carl and his mother with a group of Jews on an escape over the Alps to Italy from the Italian-occupied zone of France in September 1943, family photographs, and photographs of the OSE-run Font-Romeu camp and Montintin children's home. Includes Carl's identity paperwork, a falsified document stating that Marianne Roman authorized Carl to leave the OSE children's home, and correspondence. Also includes photographic negatives of images of Jewish refugees in Italy in the fall of 1943.
235 RG-10.501 2010.95 Renate Bob collection Consists of a report regarding the Ravensbruck concentration camp written immediately after the war, likely by a former inmate of the camp. The report, which was called "Mia's report" by the donor's mother, though the author remains unknown, describes the history of the camp and the lives of prisoners, was written in German but the collection also includes an English language translation. Also includes a document from the Dutch Red Cross to Hilde Hochfeld (Hoke) letting her know that members of the Katz family of Amsterdam perished in Sobibor in May and June 1943.
236 RG-10.507 2010.106 Goldstein family letters Consists of letters sent by Hinda Goldstein and her children in Lviv, Poland, to her daughters, Marimtzia (Molly), Rivka (Regina) and Chantzia (Ann), who had immigrated to the United States. The letters, written between 1927 and 1941, detail the hardships and poverty of life in Lviv, as well as the desire to come to the United States and the fear of the impending war.
237 RG-10.517   Student Holocaust Awareness Program Dachau: Two Perspectives, 2 DVDs
238 RG-10.521 2010.343 "Der Grager: Geşriben in Lager" Consists of a booklet entitled "Der Grager: Geşriben in Lager", written by Samson Först and published in Bucharest, Romania, in 1947. The booklet is a parody written on the occasion of Purim for survivors of the Holocaust in Bucovina and Transnistria. The parody includes the text of stories, songs, and parodies about Haman, Hitler, and Jewish life in Romania during and after the Holocaust. The booklet is written in German designed to be an imitation of Yiddish with a Romanian accent.
239 RG-10.524 2010.493.1 Nico Herschel diaries Consists of digitized scans of the diaries of Nico Herschel, of the Netherlands, from July 1, 1933 to September 7, 1942. Includes diaries entries and handwritten poetry.
240 RG-10.525 2010.492.1 Leo Cohn collection Consists of digitized scans of documents, handwritten music, letters, postcards, photographs, and published material related to the Holocaust experiences of Leo Cohn. Mr. Cohn was born in Luebeck in 1913 and was a member of the French Jewish underground movement through the Jewish scouts. He was murdered in December 1944.
241 RG-11.001M 1993.A.0085 Osobyi Archive (Moscow) records

Contains directives, decrees, architectural drawings, lists, phone directories, reports, correspondence, and various other documents relating to the administration of the SD and Gestapo; POWs suspected of espionage; RSHA and Gestapo personnel; religious conversions of Jews and Christians; the Vienna Jewish community; activities of various Jewish organizations; anti-Jewish laws; Jewish emigration; activities of the German Labor Front; Zionist organizations; activities of the Zentralbauleitung der Waffen-SS und Polizei in Auschwitz; construction of concentration camps and crematoria; firms involved in camp and crematoria construction; activities of the Gestapo in the city of Stettin; activities of the SD and the SIPO in the occupied territories of the Baltic States; activities of partisans; activities of the Polizeipräsidium in Berlin; and activities of the NSDAP in Berlin.

Sub-fonds available in digital format: 13, 15-18, 74, 84.

242 RG-11.001M.21 1993.A.0085.1.21 Records of Einsatzstab Reichleiter Rosenberg (Fond 1401) Material pertaining primarily to Yugoslavia and ERR efforts to take Germany "cultural property," and to conduct propaganda against Jews and Francmasons: lists of confiscated Jewish property; protocols of interrogations of Jews and Francmasons regarding same; a list of Jewish writers and a list of German-Jewish writers; a list of Jews still resident in Dubrovnik; a list of books confiscated in Riga; summaries of 1941 ERR actions in Greece, with an estimate of the number of Jews in various Greek cities and towns; lists of Jewish organizations.
243 RG-13.001M 2010.38 Selected records from the Estonian State Archive Contains selected records of BaltÖl, the German petroleum company in Estonia; also other miscellaneous records concerning the Holocaust in Estonia.
244 RG-14.013M 1997.A.0034 Reichssippenamt Volkszählung vom 17.05.1938 durchgeführt 1939 Contains records of the census of "non-Teutonic" (Jews) peoples in Germany conducted by the Reichssippenamt in 1939.
245 RG-14.050M 2002.344 Aussenstelle Dahlwitz-Hoppegarten records: DC, FW, KL/Haffa, ZA VI, ZB, ZB II, ZC, ZCII, ZJ, VgM, VGH and ZM The collection contains selected records from various record groups compiled by the former East German Security Service"Stasi." Materials are of mixed provenance, mostly on persons involved in Nazi war crimes, but are primarily papers generated by the German Security police and the Sicherheitsdienst (SD) between 1933 and 1945 and German prosecutors and courts after 1945.
246 RG-14.068 2004.300 Selected records of postwar East German investigative court cases and trials to Nazi war crimes Prosecutions in the Soviet-Occupied Zone of Germany (subsequently German Democratic Republic) against perpetrators of Nazi-era crimes. Victims were Jews, the mentally ill, prisoners of war, and other groups in ghettos, partisan areas, camps, and killing centers. Perpetrators were in the SS, the Einsatzgruppen, police battalions and regiments, the euthanasia program, the court system, ghetto and camp administrations, the Wehrmacht, and the latter's Field Police (Feldgendarmerie) and Secret Field Police (Geheime Feldpolizei).
247 RG-14.071 1990.43 Museum für Geschichte der Stadt Dresden papers The papers consist of two German ration coupons for steel, two receipts for donations to Winterhilfswerk des Deutschen Volkes (WHW - a winter relief campaign), one anti-Semitic flyer, and an Aryan geneology chart.
248 RG-14.072M   Records of the Hilfestelle für rassisch Verfolgte bei der Evangelischen Gesellschaft Stuttgart, 1939-2001

The collection contains correspondence, questionnaires, newspaper articles, essays, photographs, and other research material on the fate on the so-called "Judenchristen" (persons of Christian faith regarded as Jews under the Nuremberg laws). Roma and Sinti (Gypsies), and other non-Jewish victims. Records pertain to persecution, emigration, food parcel, restitution, theological arguments, and public relations. The collection includes an index of people who received assistance from the "Hilfstelle," an agency established after the war to help survivors of Nazi persecution.

Finding Aid in German language:

https://collections.ushmm.org/findingaids/RG-14.072M_02_fnd_de.pdf

249 RG-14.088M 2006.289 Court records of the Reichsjustizministerium (R 3001) This collection contains files on thousands of investigations and court cases from 1933 to 1945. Among the charges were Rassenschande (“race shame”), treason, arson on synagogues, and attacks on German Jews. The accused included communists, social democrats, and members of the clergy. Defendants included both Jews and Gentiles.
250 RG-14.089M 2007.3 Militaergeschichtliche Sammlungen Contains mainly personal paper, correspondences, diaries, etc. written by German officers and soldiers during the war time.
251 RG-14.090M 2007.343 Selected records of the Nazi Justice (NJ) collection The collection "NJ" consists of over 25,000 single files of selected Nazi trial records compiled at the Archives of the Sozialistische Einheitspartei Deutschlands (SED) Central Party of the East German communist party, after the war. The SED Archives collected original files from different German courts, including the "Volksgerichtshof" (Nazi"People's Court"), district courts and others between 1933 and 1945. Records mainly document resistance and opposition to the Nazis and relate to communists, social democrats, clerics, Jews and members of resistance organizations in the occupied countries. The collection contains some Jewish resistance cases, for example, the resistance group around Herbert Baum. His group and two others led by Siegbert Rotholz, Heinz Joachim and Werner Steinbrincks, with nearly hundred members of mostly Jewish heritage, originated in the Jewish youth movement. Another...  example of Jewish resistance shortly after Hitler came to power is the group around the social democrat, Gustav Flörsheim. This group operated within a network of several groups consisting of social democrats, union members and other Nazi resistance groups operating all over Germany. The files on these groups include protocols of the interrogations of the defendants, indictments and verdicts.
252 RG-14.091 2008.17 Large-sized site plans and drawings of the KL Auschwitz Collection includes five color facsimiles of plans and drawings of Auschwitz.
253 RG-14.092 2008.18 Large-sized site plans and building plans or drawings of the KL at Auschwitz and Stutthof Contains 18 reproductions of large format-plans and drawings for Auschwitz and one reproduction for Stutthof.
254 RG-14.093M 2009.3 Criminal police records on homosexuals Contains records of the Kripoleitstelle (Criminal Police) on homosexuals.These records were originally archived as “general prisoners,” but mostly concern homosexuals.
255 RG-14.094M 2009.4 Criminal police records on Jews, and on Sinti and Roma (A Pr. Br. Rep. 030-02-02/03) Contains contains the records of the Criminal Police Berlin (Kripoleitstelle) concerning Jews, Roma, and Sinti.
256 RG-14.095M 2009.6 Aussenstelle Dahlwitz-Hoppegarten records : Records ZC Files collected by the former East German Ministry of State Security Service (Stasi), including Nazi prosecutions for Rassenschande ("racial defilement"), Hochverrat (high treason), Verstoß gegen das Heimtückegesetz (violation of the "treachery law") and other political infractions. Files ZC 10859-ZC 12137 contains the missing part to the record group of the Reichs Ministry of Justice at the Federal Archive Berlin.
257 RG-14.096M 2009.110 Records of the Association of Victims of the Nazi Regime (VVN) Contains two main components: organizational records of the record group VVN, and materials it collected on Holocaust victims and survivors, forced laborers, war criminals, and prisoners of war. Included are reports about victims; original ID-cards (Kennkarten) of German Jews with photographs and personal information; card indexes related to camps and prisons; and two volumes of a card index entitled “Prison Card Index of Office 710” from 1935 to 1937. There are also lists of Jewish victims and material on the Gestapo in Breslau, camp personnel, the murder of people with mental disabilities, and Greek prisoners of war.
258 RG-14.098M 2009.269 The Theo Oberheitmann collection Contains records concerning press politics in the Third Reich: confidential circulars (“Vertrauliche Informationen”, “Sonderinformationen”) to German press from the Reichspropagandaamt Hessen-Nassau.
259 RG-14.099M 2011.44 Records of the Oberreichsanwalt beim Reichsgericht Leipzig (R 3003) Contain approximately 600 files (30,000 pages) of the chief prosecutor at the German supreme court during the Reichstag Fire prosecutions; over 300 additional files on the ensuing repression of the Social Democratic and Communist Parties.The Reichstag fire trial held before the Supreme court of the German Reich began September 21, 1933; the accused being Marinus van der Lubbe, Ernst Torgler, Georgi Dimitrov, Blagoi Popov and Vasil Tanev. The concluding day of the trial, December 23, 1933, presiding Justice Wilhelm Bünger pronounced the verdict guilty against van der Lubbe for high treason, insurrectionary arson and attempted common arson. The other defendants were acquitted. On January 19,1934 the condemned was sentenced to death.
260 RG-14.100M 2011.45 Records on prisoners camps of the Reich Ministry of Justice (Reichsjustizministerium), R 3001 (R 22) Contains records of Reichsjustizministerium (Reich Ministry of Justice) on Emsland camps which document the fate of individual prisoners and holds biographical information and detailed reports about the conditions of camp life and slave labor. Files contain personal information; lists prisoners of the camps; and transport lists, including name, profession, and duration of sentence. Prisoners included criminal prisoners, homosexuals, Jews and political opponents of the National Socialist regime. German soldiers who were sentenced under military laws also were deported to these camps, making the group of prisoners very heterogeneous.
261 RG-14.101M 2011.99 Records of the Central Office of the Judicial Authorities of the Federal States for the Investigation of National Socialist Crimes (B 162) Contains selected records relating to the investigation and prosecution of crimes committed under the National Socialist regime from 1933-1945. Includes interrogation reports of perpetrators, testimonies of witnesses, and court decisions. Records document violent crimes, including: mass crimes against Jews and others committed by members of the SS and security police within the killing squads in Poland and in the former Soviet Union, as well as crimes in numerous ghettos, concentration and extermination camps (such as Auschwitz, Majdanek, Belżec, Treblinka or Sobibὀr) across occupied Europe. Also contains files detailing the murder of political oponents and the homicidal crimes within the so-called euthanasia-program, materials on the "Röhm murder;” on the pogroms against Jews in Nazi Germany in 1938; on the crimes against forced laborers in the numerous forced labor and POW camps, as well as in other institutions for detention.
262 RG-14.106 2011.206 Reports of Eichmann trial (NSG) Contains 29 reports written by Dietrich Zeug, a German Prosecutor who was a member of the West German observer team at the trial of Adolf Eichmann in Jerusalem. Zeug worked at the Zentrale Stelle Ludwigsburg and was tasked with looking for evidence that could be of relevance for its work.
263 RG-15.019M 1993.A.0080 Ankieta Sadów Grodzkich (Sygn.163) This collection contains questionnaires distributed by various Polish courts to districts and provinces and to municipal authorities near the sites of concentration camps and ghettos in Poland. The questionnaires request information about mass executions and mass graves.
264 RG-15.042M 1994.A.0030 Akta zakończonych sledźtw w sprawach o zbrodni hitlerowskich This collection contains investigation case files concerning labor camps for Jews, the murder of individual Jews, and the mass execution of Jews inside and outside the camps in various districts of the Poznań region. This documentation was collected by the Główna Komisja Ścigania Zbrodni przeciwko Narodowi Polskiemu (Main Commission for the Investigation of Crimes against the Polish Nation).
265 RG-15.058M 1995.A.0983 Karty Rejestracyjne Żydow Krakowskich (Sygn. 218/34/1-264) Contains registration forms completed by the Jewish inhabitants of Kraków (Krakau), Poland, in 1940 and coordinated by the Jüdishce Gemeinde in Krakau in response to a Nazi order. The forms contain information on date of birth, address, occupation, and names of parents, and are accompanied by photographs for identification cards.
266 RG-15.059M 1995.A.0870 Kartoteka Jeṅcow Wojennych Żydow z obozu w Lublinie (Sygn. 208) Contains registration cards arranged as an index to the names of Jewish prisoners of war (POW) who were recruits from the eastern borderland (Kressy Wschodnie) of prewar Poland, were held in various POW and other camps in the area of Lublin, Poland, and were killed in Majdanek. The registration cards contain information on prisoner names, date and place of birth, parents’ names, and the camp where they were imprisoned. The majority of the registration cards include the prisoners’ mug shots and fingerprints.
267 RG-15.060M 1995.A.0868 Centralna Rada Starszych Gmin Żydowskich w Będzinie (Sygn. 212) Contains instructions issued by Chaim Israel Merin, “chairman of the board” of the Judenrat in Będzin (Zarząd Przedstawicielstwa Ludności Żydowskiej w Będzinie); lists of the names and addresses of Jews in Będzin; reports of Jewish police activity; identification cards and photographs of some Jews from Będzin; a list of Jews deported during liquidation actions in the Będzin area; a list of Jewish intellectuals killed by the Nazis; notices to German firms in Będzin concerning the employment of Jews; an alphabetical population list of Jews in Będzin from 1942 to 1943; a list of Jews sent to the camp in Sosnowiec; and documents relating to the plunder and confiscation of Jewish property.
268 RG-15.061M 1995.A.0869 Rada Starszych w Częstochowie (Sygn. 213) Records pertains to the administration of the Częstochowa ghetto. Included are statistics on the Jewish community and ghetto; a census of Jews in Częstochowa, with name lists; duty rosters for and instructions to Jewish ghetto police; and a book of events and regulations for the Jewish ghetto police.
269 RG-15.069M 1996.A.0228 Teka Lwowska (Sygn. 229) This collection contains reports, articles, clippings, and various other documents relating to the persecution and execution of Jews in Lwów, Poland (now Lviv, Ukraine); the activities of the Jewish council (Judenrat) in the Lwów ghetto; the confiscation of Jewish property; the eviction of Jews from their homes; various "actions" in the ghetto, some specifically targeting elderly Jews; the mistreatment of Jews by Ukrainians; the burning of synagogues; the extortion of money from Jews in the ghetto; the activities of the German police and Gestapo; Jews taken to forced labor camps near Lwów; the activities of the Jewish police; the pogrom against the Lwów Jews at the time of the German invasion in 1941; a massacre in the Brygidki prison in Lwów; and the oaths of Lwów rabbis from 1898 to 1928.
270 RG-15.071M 1996.A.0224 Kartoteka wiezniów obozu pracy Hasag Pelcery w Czestochowie (Sygn. 207)

Contains the index of 4,724 prisoner names, some Jewish, from the Hasag Pelcery (Pelzery) forced labor camp in Częstochowa, Poland, which operated from ca. June 1943 to ca. January 1945. The index contains biographical information for each prisoner including, but not limited to, prisoner name, prisoner identification number, date of birth, occupation, prisoner's residence before coming to Hasag Pelcery, and prisoner's work assignment in the camp. The index cards are undated.

Names finding aid:

https://collections.ushmm.org/findingaids/RG-15.071M_02_nam_en.pdf

271 RG-15.073M 1996.A.0227 Rady Żydowskie (Sygn. 214, 215, and 220 through 224) Contains reports, name lists, correspondence, financial records, and various other records relating to the work of Jewish councils (Judenrat in Miedzyrzec Podlaski, Końskie, Warsaw, Jasło, Falenica, Lochów, Staszów, Włoszczowa, and Pińsk. The majority of the files relate to the work of the Sanitation Commission of the Jewish council in Staszów, Poland.
272 RG-15.077M 1997.A.0126 Zespół Zwiazek Towarzystw Opieki nad Sierotami, CENTOS (Sygn. 200) Contains reports, minutes, remarks to reports, inspection reports, kitchen inventory, kitchen menu, financial statements, correspondence, and a variety of documents relating to the work of the CENTOS kitchens and boarding houses between 1941-1942, in the ghetto in Warsaw, Poland. Records document virtually all aspects of CENTOS kitchens activities, including organizational structure, kitchen expenses, staffing, kitchen menu, food supplies, falsification of food supplies, unfair accusation of shortages, disinfection of the kitchens, coal supplies, and all elements of inspection tasks.
273 RG-15.078M 1999.A.0165 Centralny Komitet Żydów w Polsce (CKŻP). Wydział Oświaty (Sygn.303/IX) Contains files of the Central Committee's Education Department, including correspondence, reports, inspection reports, minutes of meetings, statistics, I.Q. tests, school programs, text books, song lyrics, programs for community centers, school certifications, index cards of surviving Jewish children, indexes of found and hidden children in Germany and other European countries, adoption documents, index cards of children in orphanages, and financial statements.
274 RG-15.079M 1996.A.0229 Konspiracyjne archiwum getta Warszawskiego: Archiwum Ringelbluma Contains some 25,000 pages of more than 6,000 documents relating to the lives of the Jewish population living within the borders of occupied Poland from September 1939 to the end of February 1943. The collection contains questionnaires, reports, journals, diaries, memoirs, journal articles, literary works, letters, notices, copies of official correspondence, protocols of the deliberations of ghetto institutions, identity cards, postal notices, advertisements, medical prescriptions, business stationery, wrapping paper used in the ghetto, outlines of scholarly and artistic works, school and university diplomas, and photographs. The Clandestine Archives of the Warsaw Ghetto is also a collection of conspiratorial materials, among them underground press materials, leaflets, and notes of radio monitoring. The materials in the clandestine archives form thematic and chronological cycles. The fir... st part describes the result of the destructive actions of the Nazis, challenges to the professional and social life of the Jewish population, as well as changes in its moral and cultural manners, and the first efforts at resistance. The second part of the collection illustrates the annihilation of the Jewish population in occupied Poland as well as the preparation of weapons for armed confrontation by the resistance. The Clandestine Archives of the Warsaw Ghetto is diverse in form and provenance. It contains typed, handwritten, printed materials, and copies. The texts are written on pieces of waste paper, for example on the reverse of documents, wine labels, etc. Part I of the Archives of the Warsaw Ghetto contain documents from the period of July 22 to August 1942, and pictures by the artist-painter G. Seksztajn—pictures created before the war. Part II contains documents from July 22, 1942, to the end of February 1943. The second part also includes personal archives and depositions of the “Oneg Shabbat” members. Thematically, those materials belong to Part I and are connected with the prewar period.
275 RG-15.083M 2000.126 Przełożony Starszeństwa Żydow w Getcie Łódzkim

Contains various documents of the record group Przełożony Starszeństwa Żydow w Getcie Łódzkim, 1939-1944. Consists predominantly of the records of Chaim Mordechai Rumkowski, the Eldest of the Jews in the ghetto in Łódź, Poland, and of his administration. Included are letters, announcements, circulars, charts, publications, reports, essays, name lists, and photographs.

Names finding aid:

https://collections.ushmm.org/findingaids/RG-15.083M_02_nam_en.pdf

List of businesses in the Lódz Ghetto: https://collections.ushmm.org/findingaids/RG-15.083M_03_idx_eng.pdf

276 RG-15.084M 1997.A.0125 Relacje ocalalych z Holocaustu (Sygn.301) Contains 7, 297 Holocaust survivor testimonies. Testimonies describe the destruction of an entire Jewish community during World War II. From the autumn of 1944 to the summer of 1947, Centralna Żydowska Komisja Historyczna (Central Jewish Historical Commission) developed a questionnaire and trained interviewers to record the testimonies. Survivors came forward from bunkers in the forests, from partisan units, and from newly liberated concentration and labor camps wishing to relate to the Commission's field workers what they or their families had endured during the occupation. In some cases, the survivor wrote down his/her own statements. The materials in this collection have been and continue to be used as evidence in the trials of war crimes.
277 RG-15.085M 2000.123 Centralny Komitet Żydów w Polsce (CKŻP), Wydział Oświaty (Sygn. 303/IX/649) Contains 7619 index cards of the Jewish children registered by the Centralny Komitet Żydów w Polsce (CKŻP), Wydział Oświaty (Central Committee of Jews in Poland. Department of Education) after World War II.
278 RG-15.098M 1998.A.0256 Starosta Miasta Krakowa,1939-1945. Wykazy dowὀdow osobistych (Kennkartenlisten) wydanych Żydom ( Sygn. 450) Contains questionnaires of Jews who applied for personal I.D. cards from ca. 1940 -1941.
279 RG-15.102M 2005.28 Karty meldunkowe ludnosci żydowskiej z Białej Podlaskiej przesiedlonej do Mie̜dzyrzecza Podlaskiego (Sygn. 244) Contains registration cards of the Jews from Biała Podlaska displaced to Międzyrzec Podlaski in 1942. Each card contains the following personal data: name and surname, occupation, address, name of father and mother, date and place of birth, confession, identity card number, information about the children.
280 RG-15.103M 2005.29 Biuro meldunkowe miasta Czȩstochowy. Karty rejestracyjne Ż̇ydów (Sygn.119) Contains 3,480 personal files. Documents are organized in alphabetical order by surname. Each file contains a photograph and application for identity card including number of the identity card, name, date and place of birth, parents’ names, occupation, address, and date of issuance. Some files include correspondence.
281 RG-15.105M 2005.32 Centralny Komitet Żydow Polskich (CKŻP). Wydział Ziomkostw (Sygn. 303/XIX)

Contains records from regional Jewish compatriot associations in Poland and from some places currently behind the Ukraine border; organizational reports and bulletins; correspondence with foreign charity institutions; questionnaires and applications for help; and name lists of traced people. Also contains name lists of members of Jewish associations in the Warsaw district.

Finding aid in Polish: https://collections.ushmm.org/findingaids/RG-15.105M_02_fnd_pl.pdf

282 RG-15.111M 2005.100 Kartoteka skonfiskowanych nieruchomosci żydowkich z Dystryktu Lubelskiego (Sygn. 243) Contains card files organized in alphabetical order by geographical place name. They contain the following information: date of confiscation; address and description of the property; and name of the Jewish owner. The properties were confiscated by the Germans and administrated by the Treuhandstelle.
283 RG-15.112M 2007.4 Wiezienie w Radomiu (Sygn. 417) Contains 14,147 personal files of prisoners in the Radom prison imprisoned during 1939-1944. Files contain the following information: the prisioner's name, and the father name, the mother maiden name, the date and place of birth, the last domicile, the date and reason of imprisonment, prisoner’s fate. Some files include annexes in a form of reports, correspondence, court's sentences and prisoner's smuggled correspondence. Majority of prisoners were Poles (80%), others were Jews (15%), German, Gypsies, Russians and some others (5%).
284 RG-15.113M 2007.11 Wiezienie Karne Warszawa Mokotów (Sygn. 657/III) Contains administrative and prisoners' personnel files. The prisoners' files relate to such crimes as: espionage, possession of weapons, contraband, theft, forgery, robberies, rapes, illegal trade, lack of subordination to the authorities, arson, and murders. Particular files contain documents with significant details concerning a reason of for imprisonment, copies of the accusation indictment and verdict, a prisoner's health, certificates of death, correspondence, and the like. Only the Jewish prisoners' files have been microfilmed (1939-1942).
285 RG-15.114M 2007.12 Naczelna Rada Starszych Ludności Żydowskiej Dystryktu Radomskiego-Dział Dowodów Osobistych (Sygn.387) This collection contains thousands of applications filled out by Jews applying for identity cards in Radom District in 1941 and 1942. The applications include name, date of birth, family status, and address, and other personal data; most bear photographs. The application process was administered by the Jewish Councils in Radom (Judenrat).
286 RG-15.115M 2007.13 Starosta Powiatowy w Radomiu (Sygn. 208) Contains selected records of the German office, Kreishauptmann Radom-Land (Chief of the Radom District), which existed in the years 1939-1945. Almost all files in this collection were organized together from fragments and documents are not complete. Records concern extermination activities, germanization of names of Polish streets and offices, confiscation of Polish books from schools, forced labor, deportations to Germany, and underground resistant activities.
287 RG-15.116M 2007.31 Wojewódzki Komitet Ź̇ydów na Dolny Śląsk (Sygn. 415)

The collection contains records related to the Jewish settlement in Lower Silesia after 1945. Consists of the surviving office files of the Provincial Committee, which was established in June 1945 and liquidated in 1949. Includes protocols, reports (description and statistics) of the Provincial Committee, as well as of the municipal and county committees, numerous name indexes from the Department of Evidencing and Statistics and the lists of the Department of Child Care. Unfortunately, the documents of the Departments of Youth, Culture and Propaganda and Emigration were scrapped almost in total. It makes the studies on some crucial issues of Jewish settlement in Lower Silesia after 1945 impossible to conduct. Almost all prints (apart from one copy of the Bulletin of the Central Committee of the Polish Jews) were disposed of, too. Only half part of the collection finally survived.

Detailed inventory of the fond: https://collections.ushmm.org/findingaids/RG-15.116M_02_fnd_en.pdf

288 RG-15.117M 2007.41 Wspomnienia The collection contains several hundred of memoirs, testimonies and diaries of former prisoners of KL Auschwitz-Birkenau, collected after liberation of Auschwitz. This collection is one of the most precious archival sources concerning the history of KL Auschwitz-Birkenau. The collection is open, memoirs and testimonies are still being collected.
289 RG-15.118M 2007.173 Diary of Walter Tausk Contains four volumes of the diary of Walter Tausk. Walter Tausk describes own experiences in Nazi Germany related to anti-semitism and polices against Jews. The diary contains also newspaper clippings, photographs of leading Nazis, letters to Walter Tausk, fascists leaflets, business cards of companies Tausk worked for and meal vouchers for Jews.
290 RG-15.119 2007.279 Karty zgonu z Getta Warszawskiego (Sygn. 201) The collection contains 10,055 certificates of deaths fulfilled and signed by the Jewish doctors in the Warsaw Ghetto for the office: “Wydział Statystyczny Zarządu Miejskiego w mieście Warszawie” (Statistical Department of the Council of Warsaw) for the statistical purposes and census records of the City of Warsaw. Certificates of deaths contain following information: the last, first and second name, the year of birth, the place of birth, the father's, and mother's name, the address, the date of death, the number of the death certificate, the marital status, the occupation, the citizenship, the reason of death, the coexisting illnesses and the name of the home doctor. Not all sections of the death certificates were filled.
291 RG-15.120M 2007.256 American Joint Distribution Committee in Poland

Contains 2,445 Polish- and English-language files of the American Joint Distribution Committee (AJDC) in Warsaw, including those of the Secretary’s Office and the Emigration, Individual Relief and Welfare, Tracing, Warehouses, Bookkeeping, Administration, and other departments or units. Contents reflect the AJDC’s main activities: rendering material assistance (e.g., food, medicine, clothing, tools) and funding organizations such as the Central Committee of Jews in Poland, the Bund, Zionist movements, youth associations, religious societies, and Hebrew schools.

Supplemental finding aid: https://collections.ushmm.org/findingaids/RG-15.120M_02_sup_pl.pdf

Personal index:

https://collections.ushmm.org/findingaids/RG-15.120M_03_idx_pl.pdf, https://collections.ushmm.org/findingaids/RG-15.120M_04_idx_pl.pdf 

Geographical index:

https://collections.ushmm.org/findingaids/RG-15.120M_05_idx_pl.pdf

292 RG-15.121M 2007.244 Selected records of various Landratsämte (administrative district offices) This collection contains selected records of the Landratsämte (administrative district) offices of Jarocin, Kalisz, Konin, Krotoszyn, Leszno, Nowy Tomyśl, Oborniki, Ostrów, Poznań, Czerników, Wolsztyn, and Września. Documents cover financial matters, taxes, medical care, German officials, municipal affairs, and other administrative matters. Files contain lists of inhabitants, employees, and other local materials.
293 RG-15.122M 2007.245 Rejencja pograniczna Poznań-Prusy Zachodnie w Pile (Sygn. 307) The collection contains records from offices of the following places: On Noteć́ county, Piła town, Wałcz county, Człuchów county, Złotów county, Strzelce county, Choszczno county, Drawsko county and Szczecin county. The collection consists of the files of three departments: General Department, Department for Education and Church Affairs, and the Department of Forestry and Domains. Many files relate to the Jews, Jewish communities and synagogues, as well as to the World War II period-orders of the German authorities and seizing of the Jewish property.
294 RG-15.123M 2007.246 Rejencja w Poznaniu (Sygn. 300) Contains records from the Regierungsbezirk Posen offices of the following places: Chodzież, Czarnków, Gostyń Grodzisk, Jarocin, Kościan, Krotoszyn, Leszno, Miedzychód, Oborniki, Poznań, Rawicz, Szamotuly, Śrem, Środa, Wolsztyn, Września.The files that survived include the office internal organization matters, the book-keeping, reports of Landrats, the reports concerning the supervision of prices, the matters of housing, schooling matters and school files and files of the private properties.
295 RG-15.124M 2007.247 Reichsstadthalter im Reichsgau Wartheland Posen (Sygn. 299) The collection contains records of statistical vital information of Jewish communities as well as files of the private properties and lists of stolen art from Jews and Poles. Includes correspondence. reports and German orders.
296 RG-15.125M 2007.248 Selected records of various Gendarmerie outposts The collection contains records concerning expulsions and relocations of various groups of citizens (including list of people), registration matters, criminal matters of various kind of violation of the law (e.g. lack of documents, illegal slaughter, alcohol production etc.), letters of warrant of arrest of fugitives from prisons, camps and forced labor.
297 RG-15.126M 2007.249 Szef zarządu cywilnego przy dowódcy okregu wojskowego w Poznaniu, Sygn. 298 The collection contains orders of occupation authorities, reports of the office activities and activity of the subordinated administration (Landrats) and police units, official reports of the meeting with military officials.
298 RG-15.127M 2007.250 Akta Miasta Łodzi Zarząd Miejski. Wydział do Spraw Getta (Sygn. 221) This collection contains records of the Ghettoverwaltung, a department of the Germans' administration of the city of Łódź. Included are documents of over 120 enterprises operating in the ghetto; ghetto police reports; information on Jews being brought from Western Europe; and information about deportations to labor and death camps.
299 RG-15.128M 2007.255 Spuścizna Bernarda Marka (Sygn. S/333) Contains selected papers of Bernard Mark (1908–1966), a historian of Poland, publicist, communist activist, and director of the Jewish Historical Institute (JHI) from 1949 to 1966. Part I includes materials related to Marks’ career; the Part II, less organized, includes notes made during his archival activity, copies of documents, and some personal materials. There are also photographs and posthumous materials such as memoirs, obituaries, and condolences.
300 RG-15.129M 2007.267 Rejencja Katowicka (Sygn.119/0) Contains selected records of numerous official correspondence among the Regierungsbezirk Kattowitz and the subordinate authorities as: landrats, communes, towns as well as superior authorities. The files of the Regierungsbezirk Kattowitz contain numerous circular letters “Der Reichsfuehrer SS und Chef der Deutschen Polizei im Reichsministerium des Innern”, most of the documents were signed by Heydrich - the Chief of the RSHA. The Regierungsbezirk Kattowitz was in existence from October 26, 1939 to January 26, 1945. The Regierungsbezirk Kattowitz included the following towns: Bytom, Katowice, Gliwice, Królewska Huta (Chorzów), Sosnowiec, Zabrze, and the counties of Będzin, Bytom-Tarnogóra, Bielsko-Biała, Cieszyn, Chrzanów, Gliwice, Katowice, Pszczyna, Rybnik, Ż̇ywiec and Olkusz.
301 RG-15.130M 2007.268 Policja województwa śląskiego (Sygn. 38/0) The collection contains selected records from the files produced by the Head Command of the Police of Region of Silesia and some of the County Police Commands. They cover the following matters: orders and resolutions of the superior authorities, situation reports, searches, inquiries and arrests of the delinquents, information about the social and political events, especially relating to the German minorities and communist movement, and information about the political parties and associations.
302 RG-15.131M 2007.269 Urząd wojewódzki śląski w Katowicach (Sygn. 27) Contains files of the Office of the Region of Silesia in Katowice. There were 14 departments within this office. Almost all the files selected for microfilming are from one department: Dept. IV., Social and Political Department.
303 RG-15.132M 2007.270 Akta miasta Sosnowca (Sygn. 776/I) The collection contains ca. 1500 files from the German occupation period from the Sosnowiec City Hall.
304 RG-15.133M 2007.253 Kolekcja polskich paszportów żydowskich emigrantów do Palestyny zdeponowanych w polskim konsulacie w Haifie (Sygn.123)

The collection contains 3747 passports of Jews, Polish citizens, that had emigrated to Palestine before the war, aiming to settle there. Most of them are with photos. Some of them with group photos, as each passport was made up for entire family.

Additional finding aid: https://collections.ushmm.org/findingaids/RG-15.133M_02_fnd_en.pdf

305 RG-15.134M 2007.283 Gubernator dystryktu Radomskiego = Der gouverneur des distrikts Radom (Sygn. 209) The collection contains records relating to local economy, especially the merger of village lands (about 60% of the records), and to office's internal organization and its staff (about 40% of the records). There are some records relating to extermination activity, deportations, camps and the like. Also includes 3,016 personal files of primary school teachers from the Radom district area, but no Jews are represented in these files.
306 RG-15.135M 2007.284 Radomskie Zaklady Obuwia (Sygn. 344) Contains all files of 841 Jewish workers of the Shoe factory in Radom. Each file makes an original carton envelope, which was a personal form at the same time. The information on an envelope contain: the family name, name/names, date of birth, place of birth, address in Radom, marital status, and profession. In most files there are photographs of the workers. Some other information is included on an envelope back as “dismissal”, with dates that correspond with the dates of liquidation of the Radom ghettos in Gliwice district and downtown (particularly the information like “After the Gliwice ghetto evacuation”), which indicates death of that person during the ghetto liquidation or deportation to the death camp in Treblinka.
307 RG-15.136M 2007.285 Urząd Wojewódzki we Wrocławiu (Sygn. 331) These files derive from three sections of the Administration's Department of Social and Political Matters: Social and Political, Religious, and Productivity of the Jewish People in the Wrocław Province. They include reports on the Jewish population, Jewish institutions, and Jewish congregations, including conflicts within the Jewish community. Most of the files are from the Provincial Commissioner for the Productivity of the Jewish People in the Wrocław Province, whose objectives were to employ Jews in industry; establish, finance, and supply cooperatives and farms; find housing for Jews; take care of mothers, children, and people unable to work; maintain records; and promote closer Polish-Jewish relations.
308 RG-15.137M 2007.286 Okręgowy Komitet Żydowski w Radomiu (Sygn.169) The collection contains postwar records relating to Holocaust survivors activities to reconstruct their existence in Radom and its outskirts. It includes protocols of the sessions of the Board of the Committee, materials of its Historical Commission, files of the Jewish Religious Congregation, and documentation concerning specific issues such as productivity of the Jewish people, searching for missing persons, restoration of the synagogue, attempts to regain possession of the Jewish hospital, and the like. It also includes correspondence which illustrates the changes in the numbers of Jewish population staying in Radom (more than1100 people in 1945; less than 30 people by 1950) The documents relate mainly to Radom, wand some to Kozienice county (Jedlińsk, Szydłowiec, Kozienice).
309 RG-15.138M 2007.287 Zarząd Miejski Miasta Wrocławia (Sygn.334) Contains records relating to social, political and cultural life of the Polish Jews in the Lower Silesia and in Wroclaw. It includes information about the German Jews and Jewish religious congregations. Also contains a list of marriages concluded in 1946, and a deportation list of German Jews from Wroclaw in 1945.
310 RG-15.139 2010.146 Kolekcja dokumentów z gett i obozów Europy Środkowo-Wschodniej. Rada Żydowska w Łachwie (Sygn. 216) Contains a single document dated on August 25, 1941. Its content relates to confirmation of delivery of the Jewish workers by the Judenrat to Łachwa authorities.
311 RG-15.140 2009.11 Registration cards issued at Jewish Committees in Łódź and Gliwice (Sygn. 303/V/428) Contains 8209 registration cards issued to Jewish survivors in Łódź and Gliwice by the Central Committee of Jews in Poland (CKŻP).
312 RG-15.141 2010.218 Rada Żydowska w Międzyrzeczu Podlaskim (Sygn. 219) Consists of the summons to turn up at forced labor, Judenrat stamps, a receipt of payment for Easter holiday, a receipt from the pharmacy.
313 RG-15.142 2010.219 Rada Żydowska w Pińsku (Sygn.224/1) Contains records of the Jewish council in Pińsk. Includes a payroll for the Jewish council workers in Pińsk.
314 RG-15.143 2010.202 Kolekcja Hersza Wassera The collection consists of diaries, eyewitness accounts, testimonies, essays, official and underground publications, documents from the Jewish councils (Judenrats). The materials pertain to Jewish communities, ghettos, labor camps and to Jews living illegally on the "Aryan side". Materials on the Warsaw Ghetto include a manuscript diary and other notes by Emanuel Ringelblum. Essays by other members of the Oneg Shabat group on topics related to conditions in the ghetto, such as: black market, street trade, smuggling, working, performing arts, child beggars, ghetto folklore, sanitary conditions, mortality, the Jewish police, the Judenrat, self-help orgainizations, child care. Materials on the Warsaw Ghetto uprising in April 1943 include testimonies, reports in the Polish underground press, a communication from the Polish Home Army (Armia Krajowa, AK) to the Jewish Fighters’ Organization (Ż... ydowska Organizacja Bojowa, ŻOB) about support for the uprising. Materials on other communities consist mostly of eyewitness accounts and diaries from Chełm, Ciechanów, Częstochowa, Dąbie, Garbatka, Góra Kalwaria, Gorlice, Kaunas (Kowno), Krośniewice, Kutno, Legionowo, Łódź, Lubicz, Lublin, Lwów, Ostrowiec, Otwock, Piotrków, Płock, Płońsk, Serock, Słonim, Sokolów Podlaski, Torczyn, Vilna. Eyewitness accounts of the early labor camps for Jewish prisoners in Budzyn, Łowicz, Osiedle Osów, Pustków, Tyszowce. A testimony about the first death camp in Chełmno near Łódź.
315 RG-15.144M 2008.130 Centralny Komitet Żydow w Polsce (CKŻP). Wydzial Emigracji (Sygn.303/XIV)

Circulars, communiqués, and other publications; correspondence with American and Polish Jewish organizations and Polish governmental agencies; name lists of persons applying for passports, registration certificates, and records of financial assistance to emigrés; personal letters regarding emigration to Palestine/Israel; photographs and various miscellanea.

Additional finding aid: https://collections.ushmm.org/findingaids/RG-15.144M_02_fnd_pl.pdf

316 RG-15.145 2008.96 Institut fur Deutsche Ostarbeit (IDO), Section fur Rasse – und - Volstumforschung, Interviews Contains interviews with Polish survivors of the research program conducted by the Institut fur Deutsche Ostarbeit (IDO).
317 RG-15.146 2009.139 Izba Zdrowia w Generalnym Gubernatorstwie (Sygn. 251) Contains questionnaires filled out by Jewish medical professionals in the Generalgouvernement when they registered with local Gesundheitskammern (health departments). The four-page questionnaires contain information about and photographs of individuals and their families.
318 RG-15.147 2009.140 Komitet Żydowski w Warszawie. Karty rejestracyjne Żydów ocalałych z Zagłady sporządzone w Warszawie (Sygn. 303/V) Consists of 31,175 registration cards of Jewish survivors in Warsaw after the war. The cards contain full name, date of birth, parents’ names, mother’s maiden name, pre-1939 address, places of residence during the war, postwar name changes, occupation, registration date, and address. Some include source of livelihood. Only15,270 survivors listed a Warsaw address.
319 RG-15.148 2009.141 Rada Żydowska w Modliborzycach (Judenrat) (Sygn. 256)

Documents of the Jewish Council in Modliborzyce (administrative district of Janów Lubelski), including alphabetical name list for January through September 1942.

Additional finding aid: https://collections.ushmm.org/findingaids/RG-15.148_02_fnd_pl.pdf

320 RG-15.149 2009.142 Obwieszczenia i zarządzenia władz okupacynych (Sygn. 241) Contains announcements and orders of Stadthauptmann, Kreishauptmann, SS-und Polizeiführer, Geheime Staatspolizei, the Älteste der Juden (Elder of the Jewish Council) of the Litzmannstadt Ghetto (Łódź Ghetto), and other offices. Most concern registration of property, identity papers, establishment of ghettos, and population transfers. Announcements refer to the entire Generalgouvernement as well as to Berlin, Częstochowa, Dębica, Falenica, Łódź, Kraków, Lublin, Lwów , Ostrów Mazowiecka, Otwock, Piotrków Trybunalski, Płock, Przemyśl, Radom, Rzeszów, Sanok, Skierniewice, Sokołów, Tarnów, Tomaszów Mazowiecki, and Warsaw.
321 RG-15.150 2009.143 Podziemne Archiwum Getta Białostockiego (Archiwum Mersika-Tenenbauma) (Sygn. 204)

The collection is organized into two parts: originals, including 25 testimonies, 52 protocols of Judenrat meetings, and 434 announcements of the Judenrat; and copies, including personal papers, testimonies, diaries, correspondence, and documents found in the clothing of Jews murdered in Treblinka. Also included are the diary, letters, and other writings of Mordechaj Tenenbaum-Tamaroff; and personal documents of Hersz Cwi Mersik.

Additional finding aid: https://collections.ushmm.org/findingaids/RG-15.150_02_01_fnd_en.pdf

322 RG-15.151 2009.144 Legacies and papers of Chaim Finkelsztejn (Sygn. S/346)

Contains personal documents of Chaim Finkelsztejn; correspondence, both official and personal from 1939 to 2001; reports, notes, projects, and papers (including a short biography of Chaim Finkelszejn); books, brochures, newspapers, newspaper clippings; invoices, tickets, stamps, and notes; and photographs.

Additional finding aid: https://collections.ushmm.org/findingaids/RG-15.151_02_fnd_pl.pdf

Finding aid in English: https://collections.ushmm.org/findingaids/RG-15.151_03_fnd_en.pdf

323 RG-15.152 2009.145 Der Stadthauptmann der Stadt Krakau

Contains records from the Stadthauptmann in Kraków (Generalgouvernement), including questionnaires, identification and registration cards, lists of deported Jews, registry records of the Jewish community (birth certificates), documents relating to confiscation of Jewish property, documents belonging to Jewish firms from Kraków , leaflets, and other documents related to Jewish life in Kraków during the occupation.

Additional finding aid: https://collections.ushmm.org/findingaids/RG-15.152_02_fnd_pl.pdf

324 RG-15.153 2009.146 Żydowska Agencja Prasowa. Biuletyn (Sygn. 354) Contains selected issues of the Bulletin of the Żydowska Agencja Prasowa (Jewish Press Agency), published from Nov.1944 to Dec.1949. Bulletin covers mainly political aspects of Jewish life. The Bulletin was published on bad quality paper, using duplicate typescript; some issues are almost completely illegible.
325 RG-15.154M 2010.233 Zbiór dokumentów z obozów hitlerowskich (Sygn. 209) Contains original documents as well as copies of letters from prisoners of various camps, accounts and memoirs, camp correspondence, reports made out by the Polish underground state, articles and newspaper clippings, different post-war documents related to the commemoration of those places, as well as various name lists of prisoners from concentration camps across Europe. Documents have been collected at random and their content cannot be representative neither for the character nor for the history of particular camps; they can be treated only as supplementary records to other camp files.
326 RG-15.155M 2010.11 Akta badawczo-dochodzeniowe Głównej Komisji Badania Zbrodni Hitlerowskich w Polsce (B.d.) Contains investigation files on crimes committed by Nazi criminals in the concentration camps in Poland and Germany, as well as in ghettos, towns, and villages in Poland.
327 RG-15.156M 2010.12 Sąd Okręgowy w Warszawie (Sygn. SOW) Contains selected files of criminal trials conducted at the District Court in Warsaw during the years 1945-1969. These trials pertain to crimes committed against Jews and Poles during the German occupation. Trials were based on the Decree of August 31, 1944 (“Sierpniówka”), issued by the Polski Komitet Wyzwolenia Narodowego (PKWN), concerning the punishment of war criminals guilty of murders and persecution of civilians and prisoners of war, and the punishment of traitors to the Polish Nation. "Sierpniówka" was one of the world's first legislation on liability for war crimes committed during World War II. This decree also applied to soldiers of the Home Army (Armia Krajowa) whom the Communist propaganda in the 40’s and 50’s attempted to portray as German collaborators.
328 RG-15.157M 2010.13 Sąd Okręgowy w Łomży (Sygn. SOŁ) Contains selected files of trials that took place in the District Court in Łomża, 1945–1969. These trials pertain to crimes committed against Jews and Poles by Germans and their collaborators during the German occupation. Most of investigation were discontinued. Trials were based on the Decree of August 31, 1944 (“Sierpniówka”), issued by the Polski Komitet Wyzwolenia Narodowego (PKWN), concerning the punishment of German criminals guilty of murders and persecution of civilians and prisoners of war, and the punishment of traitors to the Polish Nation. "Sierpniówka" was one of the world's first legislation on liability for war crimes committed during World War II. This decree also applied to soldiers of the Home Army (Armia Krajowa) whom the Communist propaganda in the 40’s and 50’s attempted to portray as German collaborators.
329 RG-15.158M 2010.14 Okręgowa Komisja Badania Zbrodni Niemieckich w Częstochowie Contains diverse records relating to the activity of the District Commission in Częstochowa to Investigate Nazi Crimes in the Częstochowa region. Includes files related to the investigation of German crimes; administrative files, including lists of the members of the commission and day-books; questionnaires with information about places and facts of German crimes; name lists of the people sentenced for death by the German Sondergerichte; name lists of the people shot or deported from Częstochowa it's vicinity to concentration camps; name lists of the German officers of the Częstochowa town and district; copies of the journal of the prisoners on detention for the investigation purposes; also contains a copy of the study: “Z życia Częstochowy w czasie okupacji” (“From the lifetime of Częstochowa during the occupation”); and photocopies and original files, photographs, situation sketches, names of victims.
330 RG-15.159M 2010.15 Okręgowa Komisja Badania Zbrodni Hitlerowskich w Lublinie Contains records of the District Commission in Lublin to Investigate the Nazi Crimes of the Lublin province. Records are very diverse and include files of investigation of German crimes; administrative files, including lists of the members of the Commission; reports and correspondence of the Commission; log books of correspondence, questionnaires with information about places and facts of German crimes; name lists of the deported, arrested and murdered people during the WWII; witnesses’ testimonies; registration cards of the wanted war criminals; name lists of the German officers of the Lublin district; documents related to the various concentration camps; also contains press materials and genuine German documentation.
331 RG-15.160M 2010.16 Okręgowa Komisja Badania Zbrodni Niemieckich w Katowicach Contains records of the District Commission in Katowice to Investigate the Nazi Crimes of the Silesia territory. Records are very diverse and include files of investigations of German crimes; files on wanted war criminals and verdicts of criminal trials against war criminals, including the case of the crew of KL Auschwitz and its chief officer, Rudolf Hoess; administrative files, including lists of the members of the Commission; case files of SS and Gestapo officers, German physicians, and collaborators, the verdicts of German Sondergerichte; also contains questionnaires concerning locations and facts of German crimes.
332 RG-15.161M 2010.17 Sąd Okręgowy w Kielcach (Sygn. SOK) Contains selected records of criminal trials conducting at the District Court in Kielce, Poland during the years 1945-1969. These trials pertain to crimes committed against Jews and Poles by Germans and their collaborators during the German occupation.Trials were based on the Decree of August 31, 1944 (“Sierpniówka”), issued by the Polski Komitet Wyzwolenia Narodowego (PKWN), concerning the punishment of German criminals their collaborators guilty of murders and persecution of civilians and prisoners of war, and the punishment of traitors to the Polish Nation. "Sierpniówka" was one of the world's first legislation on liability for war crimes committed during World War II. This decree also applied to soldiers of the Home Army (Armia Krajowa) whom the Communist propaganda in the 40’s and 50’s attempted to portray as German collaborators.
333 RG-15.162M 2010.18 Miejska Komisja Badania Zbrodni Hitlerowskich w Lublinie Contains records of the Municipal Commission in Lublin to Investigate the Nazi Crimes of the Lublin territory, Poland. Records are very diverse and include files of investigation of German crimes; administrative files, including lists of the members of the Commission; reports and correspondence of the Commission; log books of correspondence, questionnaires with information about places and facts of German crimes; name lists of the deported, arrested and murdered people during the WWII; witnesses’ testimonies; registration cards of the wanted war criminals; name lists of the German officers of the Lublin district; documents related to the various concentration camps; also contains press materials and genuine German documentation.
334 RG-15.163M 2010.19 Komisja Badania Zbrodni Hitlerowskich w Oświęcimu Contains records of the Commission in Oświęcim to Investigate the Nazi Crimes commited in Nazi camps. Records include files of investigations of German crimes and administrative files from KL Auschwitz, KL Dachau, and Nazi camps on the territory of France. Contains witnesses’ testimonies, protocols of investigation of witnesses, minutes and photographic documentation.
335 RG-15.164M 2010.20 Sąd Okręgowy w Białymstoku (SOB), Sygn. GK 205 Contains selected files from trials in the District Court in Białystok from 1945 to 1969. These trials pertain to crimes committed against Jews and Poles during the German occupation. Trials were based on the Decree of August 31, 1944 (“Sierpniówka”), issued by the Polski Komitet Wyzwolenia Narodowego (PKWN), concerning the punishment of German criminals guilty of murders and persecution of civilians and prisoners of war, and the punishment of traitors to the Polish Nation. "Sierpniówka" was one of the world's first legislation on liability for war crimes committed during World War II. This decree also applied to soldiers of the Home Army (Armia Krajowa) whom the Communist propaganda in the 40’s and 50’s attempted to portray as German collaborators.
336 RG-15.165M 1998.A.0241 Proces Ludwika Fischera (Sygn. GK 196) Contains selected files (NTN File 48-81, and 552-558) of the investigative materials, transcripts of trials, witness statements, arrest warrants, evidentiary documents, sketches, diagrams, maps and other court documents relating to the trial of Ludwig Fischer, Joseph Meisinger, Max Daume, and Ludwig Leist, relating to crimes committed during the German occupation, while Fischer was governor of the Warsaw district of the Generalgouvernement, from 1939 until 1945.
337 RG-15.166M 1998.A.0242 Proces Artura Greiser (Sygn. GK 196) Contains investigative records, evidence, and court documents and verdicts relating to the trials of Artur Greiser, in relation to crimes he was found guilty of, including the implementation of policies of persecution, deportation, and murder of Polish Jews during the German occupation of Poland. Includes trial protocols, interrogations of witnesses, preliminary hearings and presentation of evidence against war criminals.
338 RG-15.167M 1998.A.0243 Proces Rudolfa Hoessa (Sygn. GK 196) Contains investigation materials, evidence, and court documents relating to the trial of Rudolf Hoess (Höss), chiefly for crimes committed while he was commandant of the Auschwitz concentration camp. Includes Nazi guidebook for camp personnel on how to handle prisoners, medical histories of Polish prisoners, photographs, charts, maps and plans of Auschwitz concentration camp, SS personnel documents, testimonies by French and Hungarian physicians, Polish poetry from camp, memoirs written by Polish survivors, copies of Polish and German books on the camp and German war crimes, and statements by Hoess and Adolph Eichmann.
339 RG-15.168M 1998.A.0246 Proces Alberta Forstera (Sygn. GK 196) Contains investigation materials, evidence, and court documents relating to the trial of Albert Forster. Includes preliminary hearings and presentation of evidence against Albert Forster, trial protocols, testimonies of Polish legal and medical expert witnesses, German documents on restrictions on use of the Polish language, on Polish citizens, and informatoin about the germanization of Polish children; personal documents and speeches of Albert Forster, names lists of Poles killed by Germans, names lists of Poles enrolled in the "Volksliste," census of 1939 of Gdansk and West Prussia, press clippings, and the actual trial and sentencing of Albert Forster.
340 RG-15.169M 1998.A.0247 Proces członków załogi Oświęcimia (Sygn. GK 196) Contains investigation materials and court documents relating to the trial of Auschwitz and Birkenau concentration camp staff, also records on crimes in other concentration camps. Records contain court cases against many war criminals, such as Adolf Eichmann, Rudolf Hoess (Höss), Dr. Goebel, Karl Ernst Moeckel, Maximilian Grabner as well as against SS physicians accused of experimental operations on Polish women, against female SS camp guards, and other Auschwitz SS staff members. Includes documents on historical background on Nazi leadership; an illustrated SS guidebook for German personnel at Auschwitz on treatment of prisoners; explanation of SS ranks, personnel lists, organization charts; documents on sterilization and castration at Auschwitz camp hospital, death reports, lists of victims, death certificates, witness statements on medical experiments by German doctors in Auschwitz... ; detailed information on 2,188 Auschwitz prisoners; list of 5,271 inmates; list of victims organized by name and nationality; the United Nations War Crimes commission report: “Gestapo Executions in Concentration Camps,” 1945; testimonies on operations in Ravensbrűck, called “Experimental Rabbits”. Also contains a broad range of testimonies, and Polish songs and poetry from Auschwitz.
341 RG-15.170M 1998.A.0248 Proces Amon Göth (Sygn. GK 196) Contains investigative materials, evidence, and court documents relating to the trial of Amon Goeth, the commandant of the Płaszów concentration camp. Includes testimonies and name lists of witnesses, protocol of the description of Płaszów camp, and documents about the interrogation of prisoners of war.
342 RG-15.173M 1998.A.0255 Proces Jürgena Stroopa (Sygn. GK 196) Contains investigation files, evidence, and court documents relating to the war crimes trial of Jürgen Stroop, the SS and police chief who crushed the Warsaw ghetto uprising and ordered the destruction of the Warsaw ghetto. Also includes materials on crimes committed by his assistants, Franz Konrad and Herman Hoefle. Jürgen Stroop was tried by American military authorities in Dachau in January 1947, then extradited to Poland. In July 1951 Stroop was tried at the Warsaw District Court and executed by hanging that September.
343 RG-15.174M 1999.A.0055 Proces Josefa Bühlera (Sygn. GK 196) This collection contains investigative materials, evidence, and court documents relating to the trial of Josef Bühler, in relation to his role as deputy-governor of the Krakow district of the Generalgouvernement during the German occupation of Poland. Includes trial protocols, interrogations of witnesses, preliminary hearings and presentation of evidence against war criminals.
344 RG-15.175M 2010.222 Sąd Apelacyjny w Lublinie (SAL), Sygn. 220 This collection contains selected files of criminal trials which took place in the Appeals Court in Lublin during the years 1945-1969. These trials pertain to crimes committed against Jews and Poles in Poland during the German occupation. Trials were based on the Decree of August 31, 1944 (“Sierpniówka”), issued by the Polski Komitet Wyzwolenia Narodowego (PKWN), concerning the punishment of German criminals guilty of murders and persecution of civilians and prisoners of war, and the punishment of traitors to the Polish Nation. "Sierpniówka" was one of the world's first legislation on liability for war crimes committed during World War II. This decree also applied to soldiers of the Home Army (Armia Krajowa) whom the Communist propaganda in the 40’s and 50’s attempted to portray as German collaborators.
345 RG-15.176M 2010.223 Sąd Okręgowy w Lublinie (SOL), Sygn. GK 259 Contains selected files of criminal trials created by the District Court in Lublin during the years 1945-1969. These trials pertain to crimes committed against Jews and Poles in Poland during the German occupation. Trials were based on the Decree of August 31, 1944 (“Sierpniówka”), issued by the Polski Komitet Wyzwolenia Narodowego (PKWN), concerning the punishment of German criminals guilty of murders and persecution of civilians and prisoners of war, and the punishment of traitors to the Polish Nation. "Sierpniówka" was one of the world's first legislation on liability for war crimes committed during World War II. This decree also applied to soldiers of the Home Army (Armia Krajowa) whom the Communist propaganda in the 40’s and 50’s attempted to portray as German collaborators.
346 RG-15.177M 2010.224 Sąd Specjalny Karny w Lublinie (SSKL), Sygn. GK 205 Contains selected files of criminal trials created in the Special Penalty Court in Lublin during the years 1945-1969. These trials pertain to crimes committed against Jews and Poles in Poland during the German occupation. Most of investigation were discontinued. Trials were based on the Decree of August 31, 1944 (“Sierpniówka”), issued by the Polski Komitet Wyzwolenia Narodowego (PKWN), concerning the punishment of German criminals guilty of murders and persecution of civilians and prisoners of war, and the punishment of traitors to the Polish Nation. "Sierpniówka" was one of the world's first legislation on liability for war crimes committed during World War II. This decree also applied to soldiers of the Home Army (Armia Krajowa) whom the Communist propaganda in the 40’s and 50’s attempted to portray as German collaborators.
347 RG-15.178M 2010.225 Sąd Okręgowy we Wrocławiu (SOWr), Sygn. GK 298 Contains selected files of criminal trials conducted in the District Court in Wrocław during the years 1947-1949. These trials pertain to crimes committed against Jews and Poles in Poland during the German occupation. Trials were based on the Decree of August 31, 1944 (“Sierpniówka”), issued by the Polski Komitet Wyzwolenia Narodowego (PKWN), concerning the punishment of German criminals guilty of murders and persecution of civilians and prisoners of war, and the punishment of traitors to the Polish Nation. "Sierpniówka" was one of the world's first legislation on liability for war crimes committed during World War II. This decree also applied to soldiers of the Home Army (Armia Krajowa) whom the Communist propaganda in the 40’s and 50’s attempted to portray as German collaborators.
348 RG-15.179M 2010.226 Sąd Specjalny Karny w Krakowie (SSKr) (Sygn. GK 203) Contains selected files of criminal trials conducted in the Special Penalty Court in Kraków during the years 1947-1949. These trials pertain to crimes committed against Jews and Poles in Poland during the German occupation. Most of investigation were discontinued. Trials were based on the Decree of August 31, 1944 (“Sierpniówka”), issued by the Polski Komitet Wyzwolenia Narodowego (PKWN), concerning the punishment of German criminals guilty of murders and persecution of civilians and prisoners of war, and the punishment of traitors to the Polish Nation. "Sierpniówka" was one of the world's first legislation on liability for war crimes committed during World War II. This decree also applied to soldiers of the Home Army (Armia Krajowa) whom the Communist propaganda in the 40’s and 50’s attempted to portray as German collaborators.
349 RG-15.180M 2010.227 Sąd Apelacyjny w Kielcach (SAK) (Sygn. GK 217) Contains selected files of criminal trials conducted in the Appeal Court in Kielce during the years 1946 -1969. These trials pertain to crimes committed against Jews and Poles in Poland during the German occupation. Most of investigation were discontinued. Trials were based on the Decree of August 31, 1944 (“Sierpniówka”), issued by the Polski Komitet Wyzwolenia Narodowego (PKWN), concerning the punishment of German criminals guilty of murders and persecution of civilians and prisoners of war, and the punishment of traitors to the Polish Nation. "Sierpniówka" was one of the world's first legislation on liability for war crimes committed during World War II. This decree also applied to soldiers of the Home Army (Armia Krajowa) whom the Communist propaganda in the 40’s and 50’s attempted to portray as German collaborators.
350 RG-15.181M 2010.228 Związek Żydów Byłych Uczestników Walki Zbrojnej z Faszyzmem (Sygn. 318) Contains documents relating to activities of the Union of Jews-Former Participants of Military Combat with Nazism. Mostly correspondence, circular letters, minutes of meetings, resolutions, addresses, plans of ceremonies, invitations, personal files of the staff and combatants.
351 RG-15.182M 2010.229 Centralna Żydowska Komisja Historyczna przy Centralnym Komitecie Żydów w Polsce, Sygn. 303/XX

Contains correspondence, certificates and agreements, minutes, reports, instructions and questionnaires for conducting interviews with Holocaust victims, name lists of war criminals and their victims, lists of Jewish doctors in Łódź Ghetto, and many other lists related to Jews in particular cities or villages; lectures, notes and memos, relating to many activities of the Central Jewish Historical Commission at the Central Committee of the Jews in Poland (CKŻP). One of most important part of correspondence constitute letters and supporting documentation relating to war crimes, war criminals and their victims, sent to many organization mainly to Ministry of Justice, Main Commission for Investigation of German Crimes, and the Supreme National Tribunal.

Additional finding aid: https://collections.ushmm.org/findingaids/RG-15.182M_03_fnd_en.pdf

352 RG-15.183M 2010.232 Sąd Okręgowy w Radomiu (SORd) (Sygn. GK 281) The collection contains selected files of criminal trials conducted in the District Court in Radom during the years 1945-1969. These trials pertain to crimes committed against Jews and Poles in Poland during the German occupation. Trials were based on the Decree of August 31, 1944 ( “Sierpniówka”), issued by the Polski Komitet Wyzwolenia Narodowego (PKWN), concerning the punishment of Nazi criminals guilty of murders and persecution of civilians and prisoners of war, and the punishment of traitors to the Polish Nation. “Sierpniówka” was one of the world's first legislation on liability for war crimes committed during World War II . This decree also applied to soldiers of the Home Army (Armia Krajowa) whom the Communist propaganda in the 40’s and 50’s attempted to portray as German collaborators.
353 RG-15.184M 2011.7 Administracja KL Lublin Contains records of the KL Lublin Administration on prisoners and staff: the orders of chief officers, statistics of prisoners, reports of transports of prisoners, death notices, name-lists of transported prisoners, card files, lists of labor commands and prisoners who died in the camp, lists of prisoners hired by the German Arms Works on Lipowa St. in Lublin, documents on deliveries of Zyklon B, correspondence regarding contacts with the trade enterprise in Reich III, reports of the number of camp staff, and personal files of SS officers. Also contains card files listing goods taken from prisoners “Effekten-Verzeichnis.” Card files,1942-1944 are organized in alphabetical order and include the following data: first and last names, nationality, prisoner number, the date and place of birth, the date of detention in the camp and dates of relocations, dismissal and death. Ca 5,000 of cards...  survived, several hundred of them refer to prisoners of Jewish nationality. Also includes certificates for prisoners from whom money was taken. Contains also records relating to sick and deceased prisoners, as well as medial and other camp’s staff.
354 RG-15.186M 2011.43 Centralny Komitet Żydów w Polsce (CKŻP). Wydział Ewidencji i Statystyki (Sygn. 303/V)

Minutes, reports, briefs, correspondence, personnel files, and statistics on the Jewish communities throughout Poland; the central index books and registration forms for Jewish survivors in Poland (approx. 280,000 cards); portions of the Lublin, Łódź, Gliwice, and Bielsko-Biała card files; a card file created by the Warsaw committee of the CKŻP; and a file on people sent from Lvov to Poland during the population exchange with Ukraine.

https://collections.ushmm.org/findingaids/RG-15.185M_01_fnd_en.pdf

355 RG-15.189M 1996.A.0223 Centraly Komitet Żydów w Polsce. Sądy Społeczne (Sygn.313)

Contains case files from the Courts Division of the Central Committee of Jews in Poland documenting Jewish individuals’ collaboration with the Nazis in the ghettos and concentration camps. Includes name lists of collaborators with Germans.

Additional finding aid: https://collections.ushmm.org/findingaids/RG-15.189M_02_fnd_pl.pdf

356 RG-15.190M 1997.A.0124 Zespoł Żydowska Samopomoc Społeczna (Sygn. 211) Contains correspondence between the head office in Kraków and the local branches in the General Government relating to the organization’s activities and relations with the German and Polish authorities. Records include financial and organizational materials, personal files of the staff, correspondence, post-war copies. The index of names and places is included in finding aid.
357 RG-15.192M 1998.A.0177 Der Befehlshaber der Sicherheitspolizei und des Sicherheitsdienstes im Bereich des Militärbefehlshabers in Frankreich (Sygn. 242) Contains the personal papers of French Jews from whom the French and German police agencies confiscated money and other valuables.
358 RG-15.199M 1999.A.0154 American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (Sygn. 210)

Contains mainly correspondence of the AJDC Committees in Warsaw and Krakow with Jewish communities across Polish territory during German occupation (ca. 500 communities). Includes information about the committee’s administration, budgets and finance, activities of Jewish Councils in particular regions, Warsaw ghetto, emigration, charities. Included are name indexes of Jews asking families in USA and other countries for emigration papers; as well other name lists of distribution of help.

Additional finding aid: https://collections.ushmm.org/findingaids/RG-15.199M_02_fnd_pl.pdf

359 RG-15.201M 2012.101 Selected records from the Sąd Okręgowy w Rzeszowie (SOR), (Sygn. GK 283) Selected records from trials at the district court in Rzeszὀw, 1945‒1966, for crimes by the Germans and their collaborators. Prosecutions based on the Decree of August 31, 1944 (Sierpniówka) of the Polski Komitet Wyzwolenia Narodowego (PKWN, Polish Committee of National Liberation), one of the world's first laws on liability for crimes of World War II. Decree also applied against former partisans of the anti-Communist Armia Krajowa, or Home Army, whom Stalinist propaganda portrayed as collaborators.
360 RG-15.202M 2012.102 Selected records from the Sąd Okręgowy w Częstochowie (SOCz), (Sygn. GK 236) Selected records of trials at the district court in Czestochowa, 1945‒1966, for crimes by the Germans and their collaborators. Prosecutions based on the Decree of August 31, 1944 (Sierpniówka) of the Polski Komitet Wyzwolenia Narodowego (PKWN, Polish Committee of National Liberation), one of the world's first laws on liability for crimes of World War II. Decree also applied against former partisans of the anti-Communist Armia Krajowa, or Home Army, whom Stalinist propaganda portrayed as collaborators.
361 RG-15.203M 2012.103 Selected records from the Sąd Wojewódzki we Wrocławiu (SWWr), (Sygn.GK 319) Selected records of trials at the district court in Wrocław, 1945‒1966, for crimes by the Germans and their collaborators. Prosecutions based on the Decree of August 31, 1944 (Sierpniówka) of the Polski Komitet Wyzwolenia Narodowego (PKWN, Polish Committee of National Liberation), one of the world's first laws on liability for crimes of World War II. Decree also applied against former partisans of the anti-Communist Armia Krajowa, or Home Army, whom Stalinist propaganda portrayed as German collaborators.
362 RG-15.204M 2012.104 Selected records from the Sąd Okręgowy w Gdańsku (SOGd), (Sygn.GK 240) Selected records of trials at the district court in Gdaṅsk, 1945‒1966, for crimes by the Germans and their collaborators. Prosecutions based on the Decree of August 31, 1944 (Sierpniówka), by the Polski Komitet Wyzwolenia Narodowego (PKWN, Polish Committee of National Liberation), one of the world's first laws on liability for crimes of World War II. Decree also applied against former partisans of the anti-Communist Armia Krajowa, or Home Army, whom Stalinist propaganda portrayed as German collaborators.
363 RG-15.205M 2012.105 Zbiór akt obozowych i więziennych (Ob.)(Sygn.GK 165) Selected materials related to concentration camps Bełżec, Treblinka, Chełmno, Majdanek, Auschwitz-Birkenau, Płaszòw, and Gross-Rosen; ghettos in Warsaw, Siedlce, and Limanowa; and the labor camps for Jews in Poznań: testimony of witnesses and suspects, photographs, postcards, letters, certificates of death, travel passes, texts of prayers, staff lists, lists of ex-prisoners, documents of Poland’s military mission in London, daily reports of the Leiter des Ordnungsdienstes (Head of Order Service) of the Warsaw ghetto.
364 RG-15.206M 2012.106 Kolekcja “Z”, No. 1141 (Sygn. GK 166). Lista Polskich Żydów deportowanych z Trzeciej Rzeszy do Polski przez obóz w Zbąszyniu w 1938 r List of 4,560 individuals, persons deported from Germany to Poland through the camp in Zbąszyń, Poland. This “List of Jews Deported from Zbąszyń” in 1938 includes: first and last names (and maiden names), parents’ names, mother’s maiden name; date, place, and country of birth; confession, marital status, current address, military service (including rank), occupation, and degree of mastery of Polish; place and date of passport issue, issuing authority, and passport series and number.
365 RG-15.207M 2012.107 Selected records from the Prokurator Sądu Okręgowego w Lublinie (Sygn. GK 418) Selected files from investigations by the prosecutor’s office of the district court in Lublin, 1945‒1950, for crimes by the Germans and their collaborators. Based on the Decree of August 31, 1944 (Sierpniówka) of the Polski Komitet Wyzwolenia Narodowego (PKWN, Polish Committee of National Liberation), one of the world's first laws punishing crimes of World War II .Decree also applied to former partisans of the Armia Krajowa (Home Army), whom Communism propaganda portrayed as collaborators.
366 RG-15.208M 2012.108 Selected records from the Prokurator Sądu Apelacyjnego w Kielcach (Sygn. GK 375) Records from trials at the appellate court in Kielce, 1945‒1950, for crimes by the Germans and their collaborators. Prosecutions based on the Decree of August 31, 1944 (Sierpniówka) of the Polski Komitet Wyzwolenia Narodowego (PKWN, Polish Committee of National Liberation), one of the world's first laws on liability for crimes of World War II. Decree also applied against former partisans of the anti-Communist Armia Krajowa, or Home Army, whom Communism propaganda portrayed as collaborators.
367 RG-15.209M 2012.109 Selected records from the Prokurator Sądu Wojewódzkiego w Kielcach (Sygn. GK 461) Selected files of investigations conducted by the Prosecutor’s Office of the District Court in Kielce during the years 1945-1950, for crimes by Germans and their collaborators. Prosecutions based on the Decree of August 31, 1944 (Sierpniówka) of the Polski Komitet Wyzwolenia Narodowego (PKWN, Polish Committee of National Liberation), one of the world's first laws on liability for crimes of World War II. Decree also applied against former partisans of the anti-Communist Armia Krajowa, or Home Army, whom Stalinist propaganda portrayed as collaborators.
368 RG-15.210M 2012.110 Selected records from the Prokurator Sądu Okręgowego w Kielcach (Sygn.GK 411) Records from trials at the district court in Kielce, 1945‒1950, for crimes by the Germans and their collaborators. Prosecutions based on the Decree of August 31, 1944 (Sierpniówka) of the Polski Komitet Wyzwolenia Narodowego (PKWN, Polish Committee of National Liberation), one of the world's first laws on liability for crimes of World War II. Decree also applied against former partisans of the anti-Communist Armia Krajowa, or Home Army, whom Communism propaganda portrayed as collaborators.
369 RG-15.211M 2012.111 Polski Czerwony Krzyż-Okręg Lubelski (Sygn. XI) Files of the Polish Red Cross documenting assistance to prisoners in the Lublin-Majdanek camp and the Lublin castle: ca. 10,400 card files (first and last names, date and place of birth, names of parents, camp numbers) of prisoners who received parcels (1943/1944), lists of prisoners receiving assistance, correspondence with families of prisoners; 150 postcards and letters of prisoners to the Red Cross; list of 2,750 prisoners who died in Majdanek camp (compiled by Lublin parish); documents related to prisoners of the Buchenwald, Dachau, Gross-Rosen, Oranienburg, Auschwitz, and Ravensbrück camps; lists of soldiers killed or wounded near Lublin in 1939; index of Polish prisoners of war; documentation of searches for refugees and other missing persons; lists of deportees from Polish territories annexed to the Reich; lists of Polish forced laborers in Germany and correspondence regarding po... ssible assistance; lists of Polish citizens sent to camps in Germany or to Sweden; lists of children separated from parents and found at Poznań railway station; lists of foreigners appealing to Red Cross in Lublin (British, Belgians, Spaniards, Yugoslavians, others).
370 RG-15.212M 2012.115 Dokumenty Prywatne Personelu Obozowego (Sygn. III) Contains various documents from concentration camp KL Lublin-Majdanek, e.g. identification cards (Personalasweis), soldier’s identification cards (Soldbuch), private and official correspondence, certificates and calendars.
371 RG-15.213M 2012.116 Dokumenty Prywatne Więźniów (Sygn.V) Personal documents of prisoners of KL Lublin-Majdanek taken from them upon arrival: ca. 1,800 items such as identity cards, certificates, diplomas, birth certificates, work books, books, financial documents, memoirs, correspondence, photo albums, and so on. One treasure is the memoir by a woman arriving from the Warsaw ghetto.
372 RG-15.214M 2012.117 Obce registratury (Sygn.VI) Records collected by various institutions, organizations, and offices: correspondence of prisoners from several camps and of prisoners of war; documents regarding individuals released from camps at Bliżyn, Dębica, Zamość, and Krochmalna Str. in Lublin; minutes of meetings of chief village headmen and town mayors in Kraśnik district (1941‒1944); lists of people arrested in the village of Jamy; documents of the Arbeitsamt (labor office) in Lublin; files from the St. Paul parish in Lublin regarding prisoner deaths; other documents.
373 RG-15.215M 2012.118 Centrala Przesiedleńcza w Poznaniu (Sygn.1009) Records of the Posen (Poznań) office of the Umwandererzentralstelle, which organized expulsions of Poles in preparation for German colonization. Incomplete documentation includes lists of Poles scheduled for displacement.
374 RG-15.216M 2012.119 Urząd Powierniczy w Poznaniu (Sygn. 759) Contains records of the Urząd Powierniczy w Poznaniu (Treuhandstelle Posen). This office was created to identify and control Polish national and private property. Treuhandstelle Posen confiscated, seized and distributed Polish property to the administration of the trustee /Treuhandstelle through leasing, offering it for sale or liquidation.
375 RG-15.217M 2012.120 Centralny Komitet Żydów w Polsce (CKŻP). Wydział Młodzieżowy (Sygn.303/XI) Records of the Wydział Młodzieżowy of the Centralny Komitet Żydów w Polsce (CKŻP) ( Department of Youth of the Central Committee of the Jews in Poland), regarding efforts such as boarding houses, vocational courses, scholarships, Jewish sports clubs, and the like. Records include: organizational files, circular letters, meeting minutes, reports, work plans, correspondence; personnel files, scholarship applications, lists of scholarship recipients; financial files such as budgets and cash records; publications including the Bulletin, clippings, materials of Ojfgang, the Bulletin’s successor; files of regional offices, index files of residents of youth homes.
376 RG-15.218M 2012.121 Centralny Komitet Żydów w Polsce (CKŻP). Wydział Produktywizacji (Sygn. 303/XII) Records of the Wydział Produktywizacji of the Centralny Komitet Żydów w Polsce (CKŻP) (Central Committee of Polish Jews): employment offices, vocational courses, production co-ops, individual workshops, farms, financial aid for enterprises, and statistics.
377 RG-15.219M 2012.122 Centralny Komitet Żydów w Polsce (CKŻP). Wydział Personaly (Sygn. 303/III) This collection includes the records of the Personnel Department of the Centralny Komitet Żydὀw Polskich (CKŻP). Contains documentation relating to employees of CKŻP, e.g. job applications, questionnaires (comprising of resumes and photographs), cards of the staff, insurance papers, certificates and statements, holiday leave, roll cards, sick leave, reports concerning the current number of employees, etc.
378 RG-15.220M 2012.123 Selected records from the State Archives in Zamość Selected records of pre-war, wartime, and postwar files of various offices in Zamość: prewar and wartime (into 1943) tax office records (including real estate); the (Jewish) schools inspectorate; social welfare (lists of employees, work books), including some material from the occupation; files from the towns of Szczebrzeszyn, Tomaszów Lubelski, and Zamość (including municipal council minutes, registries of several synagogue districts, lists of voters, statistics). Files for rural communes of Izbica, Krasnystaw, Łopiennik, Rudnik, Bełżec, Ulhówek, Mokre, Potoczek, Radecznika, Sitno, Zamość, Sułów, Wysokie, Zwierzyniec, and Nowa Osada, primarily postwar material: information about security, law and order, war losses. List of Jews in Izbica, 1940; postwar files of district court and district attorney in Zamość (mainly prewar, for instance Jews accused of Communist activity). Files of Dr. ... Janusz Peter including numerous memoirs by partisans; files of Zamość branch of the Lublin district Commission for Investigation of Nazi Crimes in Lublin, primarily witness testimonies. Collection includes works submitted for competition organized by Tygodnik Zamojski (Zamość Weekly) entitled “Kiedy przyszli podpalić dom” (When They Came to Set Our House on Fire).
379 RG-15.221M 2012.124 Selected records from the State Archives in Kalisz Pre-World War II files (starting with 1918) of the Starosties (county chiefs) in Odolanów, Ostrów Wielkopolski, Ostrzeszów, Pleszewo, Koźmin, and Kalisz, and of the towns of Kalisz, Kępno, Kobylin, Krotoszyn, Ostrzeszów, Pleszewo, Pogorzel, Stawiszyn, Sulmierzyce and Zduny: religious matters of the Jewish communities, cemeteries, and real estate belonging to communities, as well as communal elections, organizations, associations, political parties, sport clubs, foundations, and schools. Collection also includes records of the Jewish press, lists of inhabitants, legal acts, and correspondence. 1930s materials of the county police in Kalisz document Jewish associations and parties. World War II materials from the Sondergericht in Kalisz, penitentiary in Kalisz, and jail in Ostrów Wielkopolski: criminal cases against Jews for violating occupational rules and regulations (e.g. illegal trade,...  ritual slaughter), files on prisoners sentenced by the occupational authorities. 1945 and 1946 mainly minutes of municipal councils, along with some other documents.
380 RG-15.222M 2012.125 Hebrajskie Stowarzyszenie Pomocy Imigrantom (HIAS) (Sygn.351)

This collection includes postwar files from the Hebrew Sheltering and Immigrant Aid Society (HIAS) and its branch offices in Poland. Records include organizational files, Information bulletins, news releases, correspondence abroad and with branch offices, monthly reports on activities, personal files and indices of staff relating to emigration, personal search files, indices, and cards relating to efforts to trace survivors and family members.

Additional finding aid: https://collections.ushmm.org/findingaids/RG-15.222M_02_fnd_pl.pdf

Name index: https://collections.ushmm.org/findingaids/RG-15.222M_03_idx_pl.pdf, https://collections.ushmm.org/findingaids/RG-15.222M_04_idx_pl.pdf

Geographical index:

https://collections.ushmm.org/findingaids/RG-15.222M_05_idx_pl.pdf

381 RG-15.223M 2012.126 Sąd Okręgowy w Siedlcach. Wydział Zamiejscowy w Białej Podlaskiej (Sygn. GK 284) The collection contains selected files of the trials from the District Court in Siedlce-Biała Podlaska during the years 1945-1956. These trials pertain to crimes committed against Jews and Poles in Poland during the German occupation. Most of the investigation was discontinued. Trials were based on the Decree of August 31, 1944 (“Sierpniówka”), issued by the Polski Komitet Wyzwolenia Narodowego (PKWN), concerning the punishment of German criminals guilty of murders and persecution of civilians and prisoners of war, and the punishment of traitors to the Polish Nation. “Sierpniówka” was one of the world's first legislation on liability for war crimes committed during World War II. This decree also applied to soldiers of the Home Army (Armia Krajowa) whom the Communist propaganda in the 40’s and 50’s attempted to portray as German collaborators.
382 RG-15.224M 2012.127 Selected records from the Sąd Okręgowy w Zamościu (Sygn. GK 299) Records from trials at the District Court in Zamość, 1945‒1966, for crimes committed by the Germans and their collaborators. Prosecutions based on the Decree of August 31, 1944 (Sierpniówka) of the Polski Komitet Wyzwolenia Narodowego (PKWN, Polish Committee of National Liberation), one of the world's first laws on liability for crimes of World War II. Decree also applied against former partisans of the anti-Communist Armia Krajowa, or Home Army, whom Stalinist propaganda portrayed as collaborators.
383 RG-15.225M 2012.128 Prokuratura Wojewódzka w Lublinie (Sygn. GK 464) Records from trials at the provincial court in Lublin, 1945‒1966, for crimes committed by the Germans and their collaborators. Prosecutions based on the Decree of August 31, 1944 (Sierpniówka) of the Polski Komitet Wyzwolenia Narodowego (PKWN, Polish Committee of National Liberation), one of the world's first laws on liability for crimes of World War II. Decree also applied against former partisans of the anti-Communist Armia Krajowa, or Home Army, whom Communist propaganda portrayed as collaborators.
384 RG-15.226M 2012.129 Prokurator Specjalnego Sądu Apelacyjnego w Lublinie (Sygn.GK 377) The collection contains selected files of the prosecutor’s investigations from the Prosecutor’s Office of Special Appeal Court in Lublin during the years 1945-1956. These investigations pertain to crimes committed against Jews and Poles in Poland during the German occupation. Most of the investigation was discontinued. These investigations were based on the decree of August 31, 1944 (“Sierpniówka”), issued by the Polski Komitet Wyzwolenia Narodowego (PKWN), concerning the punishment of German criminals guilty of murders and persecution of civilians and prisoners of war, and the punishment of traitors to the Polish Nation. “Sierpniówka” was one of the world's first legislation on liability for war crimes committed during World War II. This decree also applied to soldiers of the Home Army (Armia Krajowa), which the Communist propaganda in the 40’s and 50’s attempted to portray as German collaborators.
385 RG-15.227M 2012.130 Selected records from the State Archives in Poznań Contains selected records of the district Starosties (Landraturen) in Konin, Ostrów, Śrem, municipal files of Czerniejewo, Gołańcz, Kłecko, Buk, Dolsk, Kostrzyń, records of the Umwandererzentralstelle (Central Office of Migration) in Poznań, Nationalsozialistische Deutsche Arbeiter-Partei (NSDAP) in Poznań, the collection of announcements, posters, and leaflets as well as records of the Bodenamt SS (Land Office) in Poznań. Includes records relating to displacements of people, the relationship of Germans towards Poles and Jews, registration of Jews occupied in medical service, statistics of population in Wielkopolska, Poland. Also contains official announcements and orders as well as an official letter “Amtsblatt fuer den Landkeis Konin” from 1939-1940, and post-war period records such as: lists of war damages, list of abandoned properties (including those belonging to Jews before WWII), investigations of war crimes, and memoirs.
386 RG-15.228M 2012.131 Selected records from the State Archives in Poznań, Branch Archives in Piła Contains records relating to Jewish communities in the cities of Chodzież, Piła, Szamocin, and Trzcianka, in Poland. Included are mainly correspondence, regulations relating to marriages, schools, cultural institutions, and religious objects for Jews. Also contains a name lists of the French prisoners of war and Polish and German workers working in German factories.
387 RG-15.229 2012.262 Prace magisterskie napisane przed 1939 rokiem (Sygn.117) Contains 64 masters theses submitted in the 1930s at the University of Warsaw and the Institute of Jewish Studies on subjects connected with Jewish history, culture and religion. Professor Majer Bałaban (1877-1942 in Warsaw getto) was a tutor to most of them, along with professors: Stanisław Arnold (1895-1973), Mojżesz Schorr (1874-1941), Bronisław Gubrynowicz (1870-1933), Jan Korwin- Kochanowski (1869-1949), Józef Ujejski i Stefan Czarnowski. Several professors and most of the students, authors of these works, died as the Holocaust victims during WW II.
388 RG-15.230 2012.263 Gmina Żydowska w Łodzi. Karty ewidencyjne członków (Sygn.135) Contains card files of the pre-war Jewish community in Łodź (ca.1,200). The cards contain the following data: address (current and previous), surname, first name, father’s name, date of inhabiting the community, occupation, date of birth, and marital status.
389 RG-15.231 2012.264 Utwory literackie (Sygn. 266) Jewish literary works: poems, memoirs, letters, songs, literary and political notes, written in various ghettos, mainly in the Łódź ghetto (Litzmannstadt), as well as in various concentration camps in Poland and Lithuania. Includes also copies of „Getto szriftn“, a clandestine newspaper published in Łódź ghetto, and some personal photographs. This collection consists of both original work (mostly from the Ghetto Litzmannstadt (Łódź)) and their postwar copies.
390 RG-15.232 2012.265 Zbiór dokumentów niemieckich władz okupacyjnych (Sygn. 233)

Contians records relating to the activities of central authorities and institutions of the Third Reich, mainly general orders or ordinances directed mainly at Jews as well as statistics and reports; records relating to the activity of regional authorities in the General Government, Upper and Lower Silesia, the Warthegau, as well as the offices of authorities and institutions of individual local towns and cities; personal documents relating to the settlement of child care, property and the consistency of marriages with the Nuremberg Law, including school certificates, parent-teacher correspondence, notebooks, correspondence and certificates issued by the army and children drawings included in letters to their fathers; printed propaganda materials; and letters, forms and instructions.

Additional finding aid: https://collections.ushmm.org/findingaids/RG-15.232_03_fnd_en.pdf

391 RG-15.233 2012.266 Kolekcja listów rodziny Naimark (Sygn. 236) This collection contains 62 letters written to Dawid Naimark and his cousins: D. Solarz, A. Naimark and Rabbi A. Kronenberg in New York City from his relatives and acquaintances in Poland and other countries starting on November 2, 1938 through October 1941. Most of the letters written to Dawid Naimark were from his siblings and other relatives in Poland. Before the war, the family lived in Warsaw, Miedzeszyn and Góra Kalwaria. Part of the family remained in Warsaw during the war; one brother and one sister fled to Białystok and one brother escaped to Grodno. The letters were written in Yiddish and in Polish, part of one letter was written in Hebrew. The collection also includes receipts of letters and parcels sent by Dawid Naimark to his family.
392 RG-15.235 2012.268 Zbiór podań jeńców Stalagu II B w Hammerstein do ambasady ZSRR w Berlinie o nadanie obywatelstwa sowieckiego (Sygn. 250) Contains 230 applications created by the Jewish soldiers of the Polish Army, kept by Germans as prisoners of war in Hammerstein (located in Czarne, the Province of Pomerania, Poland). Jewish soldiers directed requests to the Soviet Union Embassy in Berlin for the Soviet citizenship which would lead to get a chance to return home to their families. These applications contain prisoner's biographical information, their fate during the war, as well as some letters from the applicants’ families, which had not reached their recipients.
393 RG-15.236 2012.269 Zbiór planów i map (Sygn. 245) This collection contains 201 maps and plans (some of them in several copies) from very different provenances and dates of origin, some are undated. The maps of the period prior to 1939 mostly include plans of the following towns: Biała, Częstochowa, and Otwock. The largest and most valuable parts of the collection consist of plans and maps of 1939-1945, including: 1. Plans of ghettos, e.g. Baranowicze, Białystok, Częstochowa, Kielce, Kowale, Kraków, Łódź, Sosnowiec, Warsaw. 2. Plans of concentration camps and labor camps, e.g. Bełżec, Chełmno, Sobibór, Treblinka, Majdanek, Auschwitz-Birkenau, Krakow-Płaszów. 3.City or town plans, e.g. Będzin (Bendsburg), Gdańsk (Danzig), Kraków (Krakau), Lublin, Lʹviv (Lwów), Ozorków, Piotrków, Pabianice, Przemyśl, Skarżysko-Kamienna, Szczecin, Sosnowiec, Zawiercie. 4. Plans of diverse administrational districts related to Poland, Germany, USSR and other European territories.
394 RG-15.237 2012.270 Fotografie z Siedlec (Sygn. 266) Contains various photographs (the size of a passport photo) submitted with applications for identity cards to the Jewish Council in Siedlce. The applications have probably not survived. Only some of the photographs contain name on the reverse side. Identification of the individuals on the photographs is mostly impossible to determine.
395 RG-15.238 2012.271 Fotografie z Radomia (Sygn. 265) Contains various photographs (the size of passport photos) submitted with applications for identity cards to the Jewish Councils in Radom (Judenrat). The office of the Jewish Councils in Radom was created on November 28, 1939, mainly to execute the German administrative regulations concerning the Jewish people. In February 1941, the Council started to issue the identification cards to the Jews, as ordered by the German authorities. A part of these photographs survived in the archives of the Żydowski Instytut Historyczny in Warsaw, Poland. The identification of people on the photographs is sometimes impossible, only a part of the photographs contain name and surname on the reverse side.
396 RG-15.239 2012.272 Fotografie z różnych dokumentów (Sygn. BN) Contains various photographs of the size of membership cards or passports, made in the early post-war years. They were attached to various documents (mainly from the records of the Organization for Rehabilitation and Training ( World ORT Union; ORT), the Towarzystwo Ochrony Zdrowia Ludności Żydowskiej (Society for Health-Protection of the Jewish Population in Poland; TOZ), and Centralny Komitet Żydów Polskich (Central Committe of the Jews in Poland; CKŻP): Department of Emigration, personal files), however, over several dozen years they were, due to unknown circumstances, separated from those documents. Therefore the identification of people on the photographs is sometimes impossible. Part of the photographs contains the name and surname on the reverse side.
397 RG-15.240 2012.273 Spuścizna Salo Fiszgrunda (Sygn. 331) Contains papers of Salo Fiszgrund (1893-1971), a Bund activist in Krakὀw in the1920s. Includes correspondence with Szymon Zachariasz, testimonies relating to the trial of Lieber Gotlob, in which Salo Fiszgrund was a witness, newspaper clippings, an issue of a „Biuletyn Komisji Historycznej przy Komitecie Centralnym Bundu” (“Bulletin of the Historical Commission at the Central Committee of Bund”) of 1946, as well as fragments of notes other publications.
398 RG-15.241 2012.274 Wojewódzki Komitet Żydowski w Warszawie (Sygn. 352) Contains the records of the Provincial Jewish Committee in Warsaw (Wojewódzki Komitet Żydowski w Warszawie, WKŻ), which was established in September 1944 and was subordinated to the Central Committee of Jews in Poland (Centralny Komitet Żydów w Polsce, CKŻP). Records consist of correspondence, organizational files, testimonies, statistics, personal files from the staff, financial records relating to matters of the survivors of the Holocaust.
399 RG-15.242 2012.275 Spuścizna rodziny Halpersonów (Sygn.363) This collection consists of 164 letters written by Janina Halperson (later Ludawska) from 1939-1942, and various family photographs. The Halperson family lived in Warsaw; Janina left for Stockholm in August 1939 for a language course and stayed there until the end of the war. Her family was in the Warsaw ghetto during that time. Her parents, brother and his wife and distant relatives wrote post cards and letters to her and sent photos. Part of the photographs Janina Halperson took with her in 1939; another part was sent in the letters or she regained them after the war. The first letter was written in Aug. 7,1939, the last in July 19,1942. Includes also memoirs written by Janina Ludawska in 2000.
400 RG-15.243 2012.276 Spuścizna Jonasa Turkowa (Sygn. 364) This collection contains personal papers of Jonas (Jonasz, Janusz) Turkow (1898-1988), an actor and theater director who was born in Warsaw. The collection also contains personal documents of Jonas Turkow’s wife Dina Turkow, Naftali Herc Turkow (his father) and Zygmunt Turkow (his oldest brother, who was a famous actor and director, husband of actress Ida Kamińska. Also included are correspondence (i.e. with Jakub Waksman), literary works, posters, invitations, press cuttings, tickets, bills, receipts, business cards, notes, photocopies of pictures, engravings and sculptures, photographs and an inventory of the collection made out by J. Kermisz in 1945 or 1946.
401 RG-15.244 2012.277 Gmina Żydowska we Wrocławiu (Sygn.105) Contains records of the Jewish Community in Wrocław from 1796-1944 (Gmina Żydowska we Wrocławiu). Includes Board minutes,1922-1939; Board correspondence with offices,1796-1939, communities and Jewish associations as well as private individuals, including correspondence concerning the protection of refugees from Russia, Romania, Galicia, the Grand Duchy of Poland, 1867-1874, 1892-1907, 1914-1930; documentation on preparations to the Third Convention of the Association of German Jews in 1909, the District Association of Jewish Communities in Prussia in Breslau,1926-1933; correspondence with the German Association of Jewish Communities, 1914-1924, correspondence concerning emigration, 1934-1939; lists of the “Stamm-Numeranten” (Breslau protected Jews) and community members, [1792] 1814-1847, 1933; documentation concerning elections to the community leadership, 1828-1900, 1925-1930; commu... nal investments as purchases, lease and maintenance of property; files of commissions operating at the community Board, including: the Religious Commission,1839-1924, documentation related to the appointment of Rabbis, 1823-1843, 1882-1894, matters related to synagogues; the Commission to Help the Poor 1851-1899; personal files of community staff and community offices, 1872-1942; foundations, legacies, last wills in a favor of the community, hospital, schools and the like, 1789-1790, 1813-1919; documents related to marriages, 1868-1869, 1891-1930; materials on genealogy,1832-1903-1937; files of the community hospital, 1818-1942, including: minutes of the sessions of the hospital management, 1864-1888, correspondence of the hospital management, 1818-1884, the files of the hospital staff 1916-1942, lists of and documentation of the patients, 1832-1840, 1881-1938, administration and finances of the community, 1801-1811, 1831-1856, 1923-1926; finances and expenses, 1863, 1893-1910: correspondence concerning finances, 1814-1873, and banks, 1925-1930, concerning insurance, 1901-1935, lists of the community tax payers and lists of debtors, 1866-1881, 1902-1932, lists of people obtaining relief, reports concerning community property, 1930-1936, files concerning sales of the estate, 1939-1940; documentation of the self-help (mutual help) associations, 1924-1936; list of objects confiscated by the Nazis, 1942; files of the community library, 1901-1902, 1910-1923, 1931-1933 (protocols of library commission, a record of borrowed books, etc.); lists of the files of the community archive, about 1833, 1928-1936, files of various organizations, including: the Association of Jewish Maidens 1841-1917, the Jewish Orphanage, 1827-1906, the Society of Jewish Women, 1824-1846, 1930-1941, the Gesellschaft des Brueder ( Society of Brothers), 1816-1893, the Israelische Gesellschaft der Freunde (Israeli Society of Friends); a list of holdings of the Jewish Museum in Wrocław of 1933; the Israelitische Kranken-Verpflegungs-Anstalt (Israeli Facility for Healthcare]) and Chewra Kadysza, 1830-1834, 1846-1895; Statutes: 1897, 1907-1926; documentation concerning funerals,1842-1931; and the Jüdische Theologische Seminar zu Breslau und Fränckelsche Stiftung (Jewish Theological Seminary in Breslau and the Fränkel Foundation) set up at the initiative of Rabbi Abraham Geiger in 1854 and financed by the Jonas Fränkel Foundation (454 Jews graduated from the seminary through 1903).
402 RG-15.245 2012.278 Jagiellonian University collection This collection contains unpublished studies by Michała Weichert, the Chairman of the Żydowska Samopomoc Społeczna, ŻSS (Jewish Social Self-Help) in the Generalne Gubernatorstwo (Generalgouvernement) during the war, biographical documents, as well as other documents from the Head Office of the Żydowska Samopomoc Społeczna in Kraków. These records refer to many Jewish communities on the territory of the Generalne Gubernatorstwo. Also included are newspaper clippings, studies by Wincenty Stypuła about the history of Jews in Kraków, and by Zygmunt Felczyński about the Jewish hospital in Przemyśl, and an account of the extermination of the Jews of Tenczynek.
403 RG-15.246 2012.279 Centralny Komitet Żydów w Polsce (CKŻP). Prezydium i Sekretariat (Sygn. 303/I) Contains reports, name lists, minutes of sessions, domestic and foreign correspondence, e.g. with the American Joint Distribution Committee (AJDC) and World Jewish Congress, personal files of the staff and others, records relating to pogroms of Jewish people in Kielce and other places, religious matters, graveyards, and exhumations, newspaper clippings, and documentation of various commissions of the Centralny Komitet Żydów w Polsce (CKŻP): the Centralna Komisja Międzypartyjna, Centralna Komisja Mieszana, Komisja Mieszkaniowa, Centralna Frakcja Polskiej Partii Robotniczej (PPR), Polska Zjednoczona Partia Robotnicza (PZPR), Związek Walki Młodych, Związek Zawodowy Pracowników Instytucji Społecznych, as well as other documents and photographs of the CKŻP staff.
404 RG-15.247 2012.280 Centralny Komitet Żydów w Polsce (CKŻP). Wydział Prawny (Sygn.303/XVI) Contains financial records of the Centralny Komitet Żydów w Polsce (CKŻP), as well as correspondence and files related to Jewish property in Poland and other countries, war crime trials (Rudolf Höss), personal files and the files of several dozen regional offices. Includes correspondence of the Wojewódzki Komitet Żydowski we Wrocławiu relating to Jews–German citizens who stayed in Poland after the war, as well correspondence relating to aid rendered to Poles who helped Jews during the war, denouncements of people who collaborated with Germans during the occupation, requests for intervention for people imprisoned in Poland and the USSR, people waiting for repatriations, requests for taking care of children, and abandoned graves, etc.
405 RG-15.248 2012.289 Kolekcja dokumentów z gett i obozów Europy Środkowo-Wschodniej. Lublin (Sygn. 253) Contains various documents related to the ghetto dwellers in Lublin and small ghettos in the Lublin province area, such as: ordinances concerning identity cards (Ausweis), letters of prisoners of war of the camp 7 Lipowa St. in Lublin, card files of people who died in the ghetto (Nov.– Dec. 1941), correspondence of the Jewish Council, various certificates, receipts, work cards, private documents, a name list of people who died in various places in 1940, and an alphabetical index of Lublin dwellers (date unknown).
406 RG-15.249 2012.290 Kolekcja dokumentów z gett i obozów Europy Środkowo-Wschodniej. Rada Żydowska w Łęczycy (Sygn. 252)

Contains card files of 90 applications for identity cards (Ausweis) of the ghetto dwellers in Łęczyca. Each application includes: a photo, signature, fingerprints, Ausweis number, first name, last name, birth date, birth place, address, marital status, a year and place of concluding marriage, religion, occupation, name of a spouse, parents’ first names, information about military service and military rank.

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407 RG-15.250 2012.291 Jewish Council Modliborzyce (Sygn. 256) Contains records of the Jewish Council (Judenrat) of Modliborzyce including: an alphabetic index of Jews of 1940-1942, alphabetic list of Jews (first and last name, age, acquired profession and practiced occupation) of 1942 and a Book of finances (incomes and expenditures) from January-September 1942.
408 RG-15.251 2012.292 Centralny Komitet Żydów w Polsce. Wydział Budowlany (Sygn. 303/X) Contains records of the Building Department (known also as a Department of Engineering and Construction) of the Central Committee of the Jews in Poland (Centralny Komitet Żydów w Polsce, CKŻP), which was established on March 1,1946. The most valuable part of this collection is the materials documenting the search for the Underground Archive of The Warsaw Ghetto (The Ringelblum Archive) (1949-1950) in the ruins of the estate located at 34 Świętojerska Street. The collection contains the following subject files: Minutes and reports (1 file); Archives of dr. E. Ringelblum (2 files), Edifices, Graveyards, Investments in the Lower Silesia, Monuments, Administration and Housing Cooperatives, and Theaters.
409 RG-15.252 2012.293 Spuścizna Gerszona Dua-Bogena (Sygn. 329)

The collection contains the papers of Gershon Dua-Bogen (1892-1948), an eminent activist of the socialist and communist parties. The papers includes personal documents from Gershon Dua-Bogen and his son, Jerzy Bogen, correspondence, notes, fragment of memoirs, press-cuttings, invitations, photographs, an index of the Dua-Bogen’s works, a resume, a collection of Jewish songs: Mir zingen. Lider zamlung, and miscellaneous.

Additional finding aid: https://collections.ushmm.org/findingaids/RG-15.252_03_fnd_en.pdf

410 RG-15.253 2012.294 Spuścizna rodziny Feldhorn (Sygn. 368) Consists of various personal documents, correspondence, notes and other mementos of a Jewish family from the circles of the assimilated intelligentsia. The collection is divided into four series. The first series contains literary works, mainly by Juliusz Feldhorn, the poetry of Stella Landy and memoirs of Maria Krawczyk which contains information about the family’s fate, and photographs. The second series, which is the largest, contains personal documents of the Feldhorn family’s members: Mojżesz, Michał, Juliusz, Stella, Maria and Cecylia, as well as Maria Krawczyk, Marcel Schauer, and Maurycy Herman. The third series contains correspondence of various kind, mainly photocopies, and hanwritten copies. The fourth series includes miscellaneous records, including several originals, with the only memento of Rudolf Feldhorn - his notes from his math exercises and a unique agenda of 1939 ... which belonged to Mojżesz Michał Fedlhorn, with some notes about the fate of the family during September-November 1939.
411 RG-15.254 2012.295 Organizacje Syjonistyczne (Sygn. 333) Contains documentation of the Zionist parties and organizations that operated in Poland after the war. Includes organizational files, protocols of council meetings, correspondence, applications for emigration, personal files, materials for publication, bulletins, and files of regional branch offices of the following organizations: the Ichud, Ha-Noar Ha-Cijoni, WIZO-Women`s International Zionist Organization, Organization of General Zionists (Organization of General Zionists– Hitachdut Cijonim Klaliim) and Ha-Owed Ha-Cijoni, Jewish Zionist-Socialist Labor Party Poalej Syjon C.S. Hitachdut, Gordonia, Poalej Syjon – The Left Wing (the Left wing), United Jewish Labor Party Poalej Syjon (United Jewish Labor Party Poalej Syjon) and „Poalej Syjon – Ha-Szomer Ha-Cair”( United Jewish Labor Party Poalej Syjon-Ha-Szomer Ha-Cair”), Jewish Labor Party Ha-Szomer Ha-Cair, He- Chaluc–Pionier, Dror and Borochow Jugent , Keren ha-Jesod, Keren Kajemet le-Israel, and the Jewish Makabi Sports Clubs.
412 RG-15.261 2013.105 Sąd Wojewódzki w Lublinie. Proces Teodora Dak (Sygn. 309) Files of the Provincial Court in Lublin, trial of Teodor Dak ("Krakus," d. 1974), for participation in "pacification" of Polish civilians 1943‒1944 while in the Ukrainian Insurgent Army (UPA) near Tudorkowice, Sztychorów (now Ukraine), Hunistyń (Hrubieszów county), and Chłaniów (Krasnystaw county). Dak charged under Decree of August 31, 1944 (“Sierpniówka,” issued by Polski Komitet Wyzwolenia Narodowego regarding Nazi criminals guilty of murders and persecution of civilians and prisoners of war, and punishment of traitors to the Polish nation). Dak sentenced in 1972 under Article IV of the Penal Code (31/70) to 25-years, loss of citizenship rights, and confiscation of property; after appeal, Supreme Court Warsaw upheld (1972) verdict. He died in 1974.
413 RG-15.262 2013.233 Photographs and documents related to forced labor in the Third Reich collected by the Polish-German Reconciliation Foundation Contains 986 files of photographs and original documents sent to the Fundacja Polsko-Niemieckie Pojednanie (Foundation “Polish-German Reconciliation”) by its beneficiaries. The photos and records document the employment of forced laborers by the Third Reich, their stay in a camp or in any other place where the forced labor was performed. Includes also photographs depicting individuals during forced labor, correspondence, birth certificates, Ausweise, Arbeitskarte, occasional cards with wishes, certificates of various kinds, identification documents, tickets and other evidence related to forced labor or laborer's return to Poland at the end of the war.
414 RG-15.263 2013.234 Pamiętniki. Przymusowa praca na terenie III Rzeszy Collection of testimonies submitted for a contest "Przymusowa Praca na Terenie III Rzeszy" (Forced labor in the Third Reich). The contest was organized in Poland in 1965 by the weekly "Zielony Sztandar", the publishing house Ludowa Spółdzielnia Wydawnicza , and the Główna Komisja do Badania Zbrodni Hitlerowskich w Polsce (Main Commission for Investigation of Nazi Crimes). 334 testimonies were accepted for the contest but only 125 were preserved (winning testimonies are missing, except a testimony of Jan Uskwarek).
415 RG-15.264 2013.235 Wspomnienia. Materiały konkursowe “Zachować pamięć” Collection of 589 Polish testimonies along with photographs, letters and other personal documents. It contains accounts of Polish victims of WWII, their experiences of German atrocities in Poland and as forced laborers in Germany. The testimonies were sent for the contest "Pomóżcie Nam Zachować Pamieć" organized by the Fundacja Polsko-Niemieckie Pojednanie (FPNP) and Polska Unia Ofiar Nazizmu in 2005. Contains also other WWII materials collected by the foundation: as photographs, audio and video records. The most interesting materials were published by FPNP in two volumes under a title: “Zachować pamięć”.
416 RG-15.265 2013.236 Relacje zebrane przez Stowarzyszenia Polaków Poszkodowanych przez III Rzeszę Contains testimonies of Polish victims of II Reich. These accounts constitute mostly the answers to a questionnaire sent by the Association of Polish Victims of the Third Reich (SPP) and edited by the Foundation of Polish-German Reconciliation (FPNP) in 1989. Many of accounts contain photographs, poems and personal documents. The contest declared by SPP was entitled: “We commemorate the evidence of the suffering of the Polish people-slaves of the 20th century” („Utrwalamy świadectwa cierpień Polaków-niewolników XX wieku”). 195 accounts were sent, unfortunately not all of them survived.
417 RG-15.266 2013.237 Materialy zebrane przez Fundacja Polsko-Niemieckie Pojednanie (FPNP) dotyczące pracy przymusowej w III Rzeszy The collection contains various records collected by the Polish-German Reconciliation Foundation (FPNP) during the project related to the payment of indemnities to Polish citizens, a/o for their forced labor on the territories of the Third Reich. Records include questionnaires, accounts, memoirs, diaries, interviews, correspondence, press cuttings; some photographs or other related documents are attached to the forced laborers files.
418 RG-15.267 2013.238 Prokuratura przy Sądzie Specjalnym w Warszawie (Sygn.1601/III) The collection contains selected investigative files of the Staatsanwaltschaft bei dem Sondergericht Warschau (State Prosecutor of the Special Court Warsaw) relating to breaking the law during German occupation in Poland by Poles and Jews, as: illegal political activities, resistance movement, administrative and official violations of the law, crossing country borders, anti-German declarations, listening to the radio, using force against Germans, possessing a weapon, bribery, an offence against regulations concerning foreign currency, desertion, sabotage, forgery of documents, leaving the ghetto, not wearing an identification band with the Star of David, racial offences, forbidden sexual relations, trading at black market prices, illegal trade, slaughter, hiding food products, robbery, homicide, rapes, theft, and the like.
419 RG-15.268 2013.239 Sąd Niemiecki w Warszawie (Sygn.1207/III) This collection contain selected criminal and civil cases related to crimes or offences against German ordinances committed by Poles and Jews on the territory of the Generalne Gubernatorstwo (GG). The German court held absolute jurisdiction over all matters involving illegal residence on the "Aryan" site; absence of the prescribed armband (which was normally associated with attempts to disappear into the crowd on the other site of the ghetto walls); black market transactions (including non-compliance with the regulated prices); sexual contacts with gentiles, most specifically with German gentiles; as well as divorces and financial claims (cases filed on behalf of pre-war companies by German trustees (Treuhänders).
420 RG-15.269 2013.240 Sąd Okręgowy w Warszawie (Sygn. 654/III) Contains selected files of criminal trials conducted at the District Court in Warsaw during the years 1946-1956. These trials pertain to crimes committed against Jews and Poles during the German occupation in Poland. Trials were based on the Decree of August 31, 1944 (“Sierpniówka”), issued by the Polski Komitet Wyzwolenia Narodowego (PKWN), concerning the punishment of war criminals guilty of murders and persecution of civilians and prisoners of war, and the punishment of traitors to the Polish Nation. "Sierpniówka" was one of the world's first legislation on liability for war crimes committed during World War II. This decree also applied to soldiers of the Home Army (Armia Krajowa) whom the Communist propaganda in the 40’s and 50’s attempted to portray as German collaborators.
421 RG-15.270 2013.241 Sąd Grodzki w Warszawie, akta Zg.1946 (Sygn. 655) This collection contains selected files, so-called “Zg.” of the Sąd Grodzki w Warszawie, i.e. contains cases of establishing somebody as deceased or issuing a death certificate. Cases apply to those who had perished (99 per cent of cases) during the Soviet or, mainly, Nazi occupation: who were arrested either by the Soviets or Germans, deported to the USSR or the Third Reich, sent to concentration camps, or murdered in ghettos or places of extermination. The files (app. 5-20 pages) contain an application for establishing that someone had died, testimonies of two witnesses on standard forms, related correspondence, and the sentence of the court. The law determined who could be declared as deceased ( Article 14, section 1): “Those who perished while participating in military operations can be declared/found dead after a year from the end of the calendar year in which the military operatio... ns had ceased. The same refers to individuals who had perished while remaining in the area during military operations if, according to the circumstances, it was likely that this was connected with these operations or under life threatening conditions.”
422 RG-15.292 2014.1 Relacja Józefa Kuźba: Konzentrationslager Sachsenhausen, Oranienburg b. Berlin. Jaki pozostal w naszej pamięci. Materialy, przeżycia, komentarze Testimony of Józef Kuźba (1916-2012), a teacher and wartime inmate of the Sachsenhausen concentration camp. The testimony contains the author's memoirs together with vast information from historical sources and other archival materials. The typewritten text (356 pages) contains photographs, documents, clippings, etc. Józef Kuźba wrote his testimony in 1995 and entitled it “Konzentrationslager Sachsenhausen, Oranienburg b. Berlin. Jaki Pozostal w Naszej Pamięci. Materialy, Przeżycia, Komentarze".
423 RG-15.294 2014.40 Akta gminy Boguszyce powiatu Rawskiego (Sygn.1101) This collection contains the registration book (Tom V) of the commune Boguszyce of the county Rawa Mazowiecka. Included is registration of Jewish and Polish inhabitants from the villages: Kaliszki, Zarzecze, Łochów, Małgorzatów, and Podkonice Duże. Two Jewish families are registered in this book: Luftman's family, and Majercholc's family.
424 RG-15.295 2014.41 Akta gminy Stara Wieś powiatu Rawskiego (Sygn.1107) The collection contains vital records of the region of Biała Rawska, name lists of fireman in various communes, correspondence, reports, police announcements and orders regulating contacts with Jewish people, and medical orders for Jews and Gypsies to delouse them for prevention of infectious diseases.
425 RG-15.296 2014.42 Akta gminy Gortatowice powiatu Rawskiego (Sygn.1102) General correspondence of the commune Gortatowice, includes registration of teachers, intelligentsia, firemen, Jewish inhabitants, orders of relocation of Jewish families to Nowe Miasto, and the order to Polish inhabitants prohibiting them from helping Jewish people, with the threat of punishment by death for doing so. Also includes statistics about local properties, farms, agricultural property and household goods.
426 RG-15.297 2014.43 Akta gminy Wałowice powiatu Rawskigo z siedziba w Niwnej (Sygn.1106) General correspondence of the commune Wałowice, including the registration of Jewish inhabitants, regulations related to Jewish families deported from Germany and Warsaw, and statistics of local properties, farms, and household goods. Also includes registers of Polish people murdered and arrested.
427 RG-15.298 2014.44 Akta gminy Marianów powiatu Rawskiego (Sygn.1104) Contains correspondence, registration books and names lists from the commune of Marianów: inclues a list of inhabitants receiving government grants, a list of patients with typhoid, correspondence concerning the treatment of Jewish patients and Jewish hospitals, and registration books of population of the commune Marianów.
428 RG-15.299 2014.45 Akta gminy Regnów powiatu Rawskiego (Sygn.1105) The collection contains vital records of the commune Regnów, County of Rawa Mazowiecka. Includes reports, police announcements and orders regulating registration of people who had migrated to that region, name lists of firemen, correspondence relating to military cemeteries, and government support of Jewish families after World War II.
429 RG-15.300 2014.46 Wydział Powiatowy w Rawie Mazowieckiej (Sygn.1076) Contains minutes of meetings related to the organization of public life after World War II in Rawa Mazowiecka. Includes documents about the selection of members of the City Council, the organization of libraries, schools and hospitals, the care of cemeteries, protection of farmers, livestock, the removal of unexploded munitions from the war, and the establishment of budgets and taxes.
430 RG-15.301 2014.220 Akta miasta Częstochowy (Sygn.1) This collection consists of selected records created before and during the WWII in Częstochowa, Poland by the President and executive authorities of the Town Hall (1918-1939), and by the Municipal Government (Stadtverwaltung) headed by the Municipal Starost (Stadthauptman) (1939-1944). Consists also of books listing information about the inhabitants of Częstochowa (1870-1930). The pre-war records refer to the social, cultural, economic and religious life of the Jewish community in Częstochowa, for example: sport activities, schools, charity, social welfare and hospitals. Includes a list of Jewish artisans (1929), as well as statistics concerning the Jewish community (1919). The occupation records, 1939-1944 contain mainly statistics, lists of economic enterprises (1940-1941), registers of Jews, permissions to settle in Częstochowa granted to the Jews coming from other places (1940-1941)... , passes to leave the ghetto, official correspondence, and materials concerning the forced labor of Jews. A major part of the collection consists of the books with indexes of Częstochowa's permanent inhabitants, as well books of inhabitants from individual districts of Częstochowa: Stradom, Lisiniec, Raków, Kucelin, Ostatni Grosz, Kiedryn, Kule (1870-1930).
431 RG-15.302 2014.221 Zarząd Miejski i Miejska Rada Narodowa w Częstochowie (Sygn. 2) Contains situation reports, correspondence, and reports relating to the Kielce pogrom of July 4, 1946, as well as attempts to organize anti-Jewish riots in Częstochowa where two persons were shot. The majority of materials includes situation reports, materials of the Jewish Committee of 1945, records relating to the establishment of the Religious (Mosaic) Association, lists of Polish and Jewish children in orphanages (1940-1947), correspondence related to mass graves and war crimes and restitution of estate property and enterprises.
432 RG-15.303 2014.222 Starostwo Grodzkie Częstochowskie (Sygn.3) This collection contains selected records, correspondence, reports, registers and minutes related to activities of the World Socialist Union of Jewish Workers-Po'alei Zion ("Poale-Sjon") in Częstochowa, the matters of foreigners, such as public order and registers, the Jewish religious community, including correspondence, minutes of the community sessions, financial reports, fees for ritual slaughter and ritual baths, a list of community members, and payments of membership fees in 1938. There are also files of Jewish craft guilds operating in Częstochowa: tinsmiths and roofers, tailors, furriers, cap-makers, metal workers, bakers and confectioners, butchers and port-butchers, carters and turners. Includes also records about physicians, dentists, surgeon’s assistants in the town of Częstochowa, and monthly reports of the Częstochowa Town Starosty.
433 RG-15.304 2014.223 Starostwo Miejskie w Częstochowie (Sygn. 4) The records of Starosta of Częstochowa survived only partially, and include records of the financial department and partial records of the internal department. During the German occupation Częstochowa was a separate town (county) in the Radom district. The selected files of this collection contain mainly correspondence with Judenrat regarding Jewish matters. Includes records of the Jewish community during 1939-1944 and consists of correspondence on such matters as: confiscation of Jewish property, displacements and deportations, orders concerning the ghetto of Częstochowa, permissions to leave the ghetto and travel by train, statistics, and supplies for the ghetto, forced labor, the synagogue and cemetery. There is also information concerning the anti-Jewish demonstrations of the Polish community along with plundering of Jewish-owned shops in December 1939.
434 RG-15.305 2014.224 Państwowy Urząd Repatriacyjny. Oddział Powiatowy w Częstochowie (Sygn. 5) This collection contains the remnants of files from the Repatriation Office county branch in Częstochowa in 1945-1950; including telegrams, reports, questionnaires and registration books. Approximately 80 % of the preserved documents are registration books containing the data of each repatriate such as: where the given person came from, the dates of their arrival and departure, the destination, occupation, nationality, date of birth. Jews comprise a minority of these individuals.
435 RG-15.306 2014.225 Polski Komitet Opiekuńczy Oddział w Częstochowie (Sygn.15) This collection contains files of the Polish Social Welfare Committee (Polski Komitet Opiekuńczy) in Częstochowa during the Nazi occupation, includes mainly records related to social welfare rendered to the poor, orphaned children, refugees, and individuals deported from the USSR during 1939-1940, or who left Warsaw after the suppression of the Warsaw Uprising in 1944. Apart from the above, some file fragments refer to matters of the Jewish community.
436 RG-15.307 2014.226 Sąd Okręgowy w Piotrkowie. Wydział Zamiejscowy w Częstochowie (Sygn. 44) Contains records related to the history of Częstochowa and its industries, and social and economic activities at this time. Includes files relating to mortgages, estate property, allocation of property, alimonies, indemnities, draft debts, cancellations of draft agreements, and the cancellation of notary acts. Also included are files of civil cases such as the clarification of certificates of marital status, adoptions of children, death certificates, auctions of estate property, and concessions of the rights of the poor. Includes commercial registration files which contain the date of the establishment of the company, data about the owners, associates and partners, initial capital, the company statute, certificate of industry and even information about the owners’ private property. Only files pertaining to Jewish individuals were selected for this collection.
437 RG-15.308 2014.227 Sąd Grodzki w Częstochowie (Sygn. 45) Contains selected records of the Civil and Criminal Departments of the Sąd Grodzki w Częstochowie. The records relate to various cases: estates (e.g. cases concerning portioning out family property), payments of rent and expulsion from apartments, cases concerning dues of different kinds, drafts, and the like. There are files of writ cases and tutelary cases in the Civil Department (e.g. applications for guardianship of a minor). In the Criminal Department, there are files concerning theft, assault and battery, defamation, ignoring regulations concerning health, evasion of paying alimonies, and others. Files of criminal cases survived only from 1929 and 1937-1939.
438 RG-15.309 2014.228 Niemiecki Zakład Karny w Częstochowie (Sygn. 47) This collection contains 3,794 personal files of prisoners. Included are arrest forms containing personal details such as the last name, first name, date and place of birth, nationality, religious denomination, occupation, education, last whereabouts, marital status, when brought before the court (date), reason of accusation (the main reason was: politics or leaving the ghetto, hiding and helping Jews, lack of arm band, theft, and the like). There is also a description of the prisoner (appearance) with such data as: age, size, posture (e.g. weak), hair (e.g. matted), hair growth (shaved, unshaved, with moustache), face (e.g. pale), and forehead, eye brows, nose, hands, legs, pronunciation, although these sections are often incomplete. Remaining cards contain descriptions of the case, verdict and sentence.
439 RG-15.310 2014.229 Zbiór afiszy i druków z terenu Częstochowy (Sygn. 59) This collection contains posters and prints from the pre-war, wartime and postwar periods. Includes announcements issued by the German authorities with regulations directed to Polish people, farmers and workers for paying taxes, to report to work in Germany, and to work in Poland, etc. Contains several issues of Polish newspaper "Nowiny dla Polskiej Wsi" (April 1942, May-Dec.1943; Jan.-June 1944) with articles related to Katyń massacre, political situation, some are with anti-Semitic and anti-Bolshevik titles. The newspaper includes a list of Polish generals murdered in Katyń.
440 RG-15.311 2014.240 Starostwo Powiatowe Częstochowskie (Sygn. 60) This collection comprises selected records of the County Starosty in Częstochowa, 1919-1939, towns of: Częstochowa, Krzepice, Mstów, Olsztyn and Przyrów, as well as 22 rural communes. Consists mainly of monthly reports related to political and social situation, to anti-Semitic propaganda and activities of the National Party (Stronnictwo Narodowe) and other right-wing organization's fighting squads. There are also reports of other starosties: Piotrków, Radomsko, Wieluń, Włoszczowa, Zawiercie. The collection includes also records on Jewish associations and organizations and Jewish religious communities: correspondence with the Synagogue Districts of places located in the County of Częstochowa, the synagogue registration cards in Częstochowa, synagogue layouts, minutes of sessions of the community governments, lists of Jewish families inhabiting the Węglowice commune, and a register of Jewi... sh community members in Krzepice. There are also files of Jewish guilds in Koziegłowy, Kłobuck and Krzepice: shoemakers and shoe top makers, tailors, cap makers, furriers, bakers, butchers and confectioners. Some of the files contain layouts of Jewish bakeries.
441 RG-15.312 2014.241 Wydział Powiatowy w Częstochowie (Sygn. 61) This collection contains selected records of the County Department of Częstochowa, Poland, created by the various departments. Includes minutes, resolutions of the sessions of communal councils and budget files. Contains information concerning Jews, including lists of the unemployed, the aldermen (towns Kłobuck, Krzepice and other communes), merchants, physicians and farmers. Minutes of the communal councils contain affairs of the Jewish community and the names of Jewish aldermen.
442 RG-15.313 2014.242 Akta urzedu gminy Rudnik Wielki (Sygn. 124) This collection contains selected records of the commune Rudnik Wielki, related to population control of its inhabitant. Included are registration books of the permanent inhabitants of the villages: Cynków, Gniazdów, Rudnik Mały and Siedlce, and the commune Rudnik Wielki, 1923-1930. Contains also many other name indexes, registration books, lists of army recruits and other books of population control. Additionally there is also an identification document with a photo of Chana Sara Grancajger alias Sommerstein issued by German authorities on Dec. 15, 1941.
443 RG-15.314 2014.243 Akta urzedu gminy Żarki (Sygn.125) This collection contains selected records related to everyday life of the Jewish community in the Żarki commune during the inter-war and war time period during WW II. Includes minutes of meetings of individual organs of communal authority, census, files concerning trade and craft, social welfare and the matters related to forced labor during the war. Selected materials also refer to the Polish society during the war as well as materials concerning mandatory quotas and forced labor.
444 RG-15.315 2014.244 Fabryka Kapeluszy i Wyrobów Włókienniczych w Częstochowie (Sygn.147) This collection contains selected records relating to the operation of the Hat and Textiles Factory in Częstochowa S.A: financial documents, commercial correspondence, minutes of stockholders’ meetings, commercial agreements, inventory books, payrolls, correspondence with the Labor Inspectorate, and the like. Records relate to economic life of Jews in the inter-war period and contain personal data of people who perished during the Holocaust in Częstochowa and its surroundings.
445 RG-15.316 2014.245 Częstochowska Fabryka Guzików, dawniej Jan i Stanisław Grosman (Sygn.149) This collection contains selected related to the operation of the Częstochowa Button Factory, of the late Jan i Stanisław Grosman S.A. Selected units include copies of statutes of the Częstochowa Button Factory Incorp., minutes of stockholders’ assembly meetings, and minutes of meetings and resolutions of the Board. There are also complete payrolls from the years 1928-1940. The files concerning the staff contain interesting materials related to the everyday life of the factory worker, relating to accidents at work, wages, employment, and the like. The Factory was established by Jews and remained their property in the inter-war period.
446 RG-15.317 2014.246 Fabryka Papieru i Młyny w Częstochowie A. Kohn i J. Markusfeld Spółka Komandytowa (Sygn.151) This collection contains records relating to the operation of the Factory of Paper and Mill in Częstochowa. Included are financial documents, a register of employees over 18 years, reports of work accidents to the Social Insurance, and lists of employees’ payroll. These records provide information on the economic life and work at industrial facilities in the inter-war period in Poland.
447 RG-15.318 2014.247 Hurtownia Papieru w Częstochowie Spółka z.o.o. (Sygn.152) This collection contains records of the Paper Wholesale Company in Czestochowa including financial books of departments, related to: bookkeeping, sales and employment. The founders of the company were: Leopold Kohn, Józef Markusfeld, Juliusz Schleicher, Gustaw Heyman, Alfred Kohn, Antoni Markusfeld and Stanisław Markusfeld. Initial capital amounted to 35,000 Polish zlotys divided into 100 shares 350 zlotys each. There were many Jews among the staff and customers of this company who were later victims of the Holocaust.
448 RG-15.319 2014.248 Wojskowy Punkt Odbioru Firmy Hasag Zakłady Metalowe Sp. z o.o. Budowa Urządzeń Częstochowa (Sygn. 192/2) Contains records relating to the production and organization of the Hasag ammunition factory located in the labor camps at the Hasag Facility in Częstochowa. Including are ordinances, circular letters, reports and protocols of inspection, as well as general correspondence. There were thousands of Jews among the forced laborers from Poland, Czechoslovakia and Hungary.
449 RG-15.320 2014.249 Bank Przemysłowców i Kupców w Częstochowie (Sygn.192/7) This collection includes protocols of the board meetings and books of shareholders and stockholders, who were primarily Jewish merchants and factory owners.
450 RG-15.321 2014.250 Zakłady Wyrobów Metalowych “Minerwa” w Częstochowie (Sygn.192/9) Contains records relating to opening balance of the "Minerwa" Metal factory in Częstochowa for Jan. 29, 1945. Included are records about the factory equipment, as well as records concerning the trial to regain the property by the heirs of the former owners.
451 RG-15.322 2014.251 Sąd Okręgowy w Częstochowie (Sygn. 300) This collection comprises selected materials concerning civil cases and criminal cases. The largest group of records concern litigations, including cases relating to mortgages, property, estates, indemnities, and the like and cases not in litigation, including sales of estates, death certificates, rectification of registry acts, and adoption of a child. Additional files include criminal department, mostly concerning theft. Selected files refer only to Jews, and contain records with personal data (apart from merits of the case).
452 RG-15.323 2014.252 Sąd Grodzki w Janowie (Sygn.312) This collection contains three civil cases concerning Jews, which were selected out of 29 civil cases judged by the Court of the 1st Instance in Janów. The Court had the following communes in its jurisdiction: Olsztyn, Przyrów and Złoty Potok. The files of criminal cases did not survive.
453 RG-15.324 2014.253 Biuro Dewizowe w Częstochowie (Sygn.315) This collection contains official correspondence related to the relief for Jewish inhabitants of Czestochowa, as well as applications for the allowance of foreign currency for family members of prisoners sent to concentration camps.
454 RG-15.325 2014.254 Starostwo Powiatowe Częstochowskie II (Sygn.318) This collection contains selected files from the County administration of Częstochowa from 1945-1950, including the town of Częstochowa, as well as towns and rural communes incorporated in the County of Częstochowa, a part of the Province of Kielce. Selected files contain such materials as: situational reports (1946-1947), correspondence concerning people of other ethnic origins, matters of citizenship, information about graveyards (1946), registration of artisans, wartime graves, lists of civilians murdered, arrested and sent from the county to forced labor during the German occupation, as well as official correspondence of 1947-1949 concerning German extermination policy made by Herbert Boettcher, the chief officer of SS and police in the District of Radom.
455 RG-15.326 2014.255 Akta miasta Krzepice (Sygn.397) Contains selected records relating to Jews living in Krzepice, including are the registration books of permanent citizens and other inhabitants.
456 RG-15.327 2014.256 Rejonowy Urząd Likwidacyjny w Częstochowie (Sygn.401) This collection contains selected files of the District Liquidation Office in Częstochowa concerning ownership of property in the region of Częstochowa. Records relate to Jewish and German abandoned or deserted property in the post-war period (documents of the so-called "entering into possession," “wprowadzenia w posiadanie”). Included are lists of estates, along with their descriptions, tenancy agreements, applications for purchase or lease of Jewish estates, monthly reports, correspondence, as well as the administrator’s files of those estates.
457 RG-15.328 2014.257 Akta miasta Kłobucka (Sygn.495) This collection contains minutes of the Municipal Council meetings of the town Kłobuck. Meetings were held during the year 1927, and years 1932-1939. Records relate to various matters of the town Kłobuck: budget, planning new construction of public objects, city taxes, and public regulations.
458 RG-15.329 2014.258 Sąd Obwodowy w Dobrodzieniu (Sygn.584) This collection contains selected files from the German District Court in the town of Dobrodzień (Guttentag). Selected materials refer to the Roman-Catholic, Protestant, and Jewish religious communities. Contains statistical reports prepared at the behest of the Nationalsozialistische Deutsche Arbeiter-Partei. (NSDAP), and the official German regulations issued for religious communities. The records were unprocessed and documents are in poor physical condition.
459 RG-15.330 2014.259 Sąd Grodzki w Koziegłowach (Sygn.587) This collection contains five legal cases in which one of the parties was Jewish. Cases relate to restoration of property, acknowledging the right to inheritance, and finding a person deceased.
460 RG-15.331 2014.260 Towarzystwo Mijaczowskich Odlewni Stali i Zakładów Mechanicznych Braci Bauertz SA (Sygn.597) This collection contains selected records of the Mijaczów Steel Foundry and Machine Works facility in Myszków, Poland. Included are the land layouts and machinery layouts, insurance documents, and official correspondence of the steel factory.
461 RG-15.332 2014.261 Sąd Grodzki w Częstochowie II (Sygn. 626) This collection contains records related to the civil cases investigated by the court, i.e.: cases related to estates, various kinds of dues, inheritance, recognition of debts, files of cases transferred to the Courts of Conciliation, and the like. This collection provides information on Jewish life during the wartime period.
462 RG-15.333 2014.262 Sąd Okręgowy w Piotrkowie. Wydział Zamiejscowy w Częstochowie (Sygn.722) Contains selection of various civil cases related to divorce, invalidation of marriage, indemnity and disability pension, eviction, rent, declaring a person deceased, rectification of registry act, granting rights for the poor, and the like. The files contain the petitions and verdicts of the court, and, in the cases concerning divorce, a certificate of rabbinate and a notary’s certificate in cases concerning the cancellation of a contract. Contains also documents made out as a result of operations of the court such as: summons, confirmation of receipts, and the like.
463 RG-15.334 2014.263 Komisariat Policji Polskiej w Częstochowie (Sygn.1040) This collection contains police reports related to the temporary departure from the post of two Jewish policemen who were members of the Jewish Service of District I: Rafałowicz and Monhajt, as well as an application for employment of Moszek Nachtigal.
464 RG-15.335 2014.264 Obóz w Częstochowie (Sygn.1041) This collection contains a register of Jews prisoners employed in the Camp of Częstochowa during April 10-12,1943. The register contains 23 cards.
465 RG-15.336 2014.265 Sekcja Wsparcia Niezamożnej Młodzieży Szkolnej w Częstochowie przy Towarzystwie Szerzenia Oświaty wśród Żydów (Sygn.1046) This collection contains minutes, activity reports, and registration books of members.
466 RG-15.337 2014.266 Polski Czerwony Krzyż. Oddział Terenowy w Częstochowie (Sygn.1050) This collection contains lists of Polish civilians murdered by the Germans during the occupation. The booklet contains lists submitted by the families of people killed in Częstochowa and during the September campaign, and the German occupation. Contains also a list of widows, orphans and other family members of fallen participants in the resistance movement. The lists include also Jewish names. Lists were compiled in 1945-1946.
467 RG-15.338 2014.268 Sąd Specjalny w Łodzi (Sygn.196) This collection consists of files of the Special Court in Łódź, as well as the files of the Landgericht (District Court) and Amtsgericht. Along with the court files there are also reference files of the prosecutor. The collection consists of selected files: all cases related to the resistance movement have been copied, as well as those related to political activity, religious activity and, widely considered Jewish matters. Other cases were illustrated as examples in some dozen cases. Thus, for example,. illegal trade, illegal slaughter, illegal manufacture of vodka and other crimes of economic character represented by Polish or German defendants, as well as individual Jews (if they participated in those cases). The selection of cases in various categories is of a typical character.
468 RG-15.339 2014.269 Zakład karny w Sieradzu (Sygn. 200) This collection contains a selection of 507 cases of personal files of Jewish prisoners, who were sentenced for various “crimes” committed during the occupation, and were imprisoned in the prison in Sieradz. Typical reasons for sentencing Jews to prison were: illegally crossing the country border, illegal trade and craft manufacture, illegal slaughter, hiding goods, smuggling into the ghetto, trading foreign currency, and other crimes of economic character, leaving their whereabouts, bribery, falsification of documents, theft, receiving of stolen goods, and beggary. The files contain the following personal data: first and last name, date and place of birth, occupation, address, names and whereabouts of the next of kin, characteristic features of the defendant. The entire original record group, Sygnatura 200, consists of ca. 12,800 files.
469 RG-15.340 2014.267 Sprawy organizacyjne Najwyższego Trybunału Narodowego (NTN), (Sygn.196) This collection contains selected records relating to the general organization of the Supreme National Tribunal (NTN), including are lists of completed cases, official correspondence of the NTN Secretariat, reports, minutes, and the logbook of correspondence.
470 RG-15.341 2015.4 Związek Patriotów Polskich w ZSRR (Sygn.130) Selected records of the Union of Polish Patriots in the USSR (ZPP) and the Organizing Committee of Polish Jews in the Soviet Union Included are minutes, correspondence, personal files of organization activists and members, various name lists, newsletters related to the repatriation of the Polish population, statistical data on field work, regional and local units of the Union of Polish Patriots, memories, albums and photographs of Polish emigrants in USSR.
471 RG-15.342 2015.5 Komunistyczna Partia Polski (KPP). Centralne Biuro Żydowskie​ (Sygn.158) Selected records of the Polish Communist Party (KPP). Central Jewish Office. The collection contains minutes, resolutions, reports, analyses, instructions, articles, correspondence of the organization, and a list of Jewish communist newspapers in Russian. General reports relate to various districts in Poland: Łódź-Częstochowa-Radom, 1935-36; Ciechanów, Płock, Włocławek. 1932, 1934-35; Wołyn, 1923; Łódź and its district, 1931-1935; Piotrków district, 1932; Radom and Lublin, 1931-1932; Siedlce, 1932, 1934, 1935; Warszawa, 1931 and 1935; Kutno, Włocławek, Płock, Mława, Ciechanów, 1931-1932; Częstochowa-Sosnowiec-Siedlce-Lublin, 1937. The reports on "Jewish work" relate to several other districts in Poland: as Łódź, Poznań, Siedlce-Łomża. Other documents relate to the Bund, Poalei Zion, a speech of Nikolai Bukharin at the VI Congress of KPP in Moscow, 1929; incidents in the sanatorium Włodzimierza Medema w Miedzeszynie, and activities of union workers.
472 RG-15.343 2015.6 Liga do Walki z Rasizmem. Zarząd Główny i Zarządy Okręgowe w Bydgoszczy i Ostrowiu Wielkopolskim (Syg. 360) Selected records of the Liga do Walki z Rasizmem (League for the Struggle against Racism). The collection contains a statute, minutes, receipts, cash books, and name lists of the League members of two regions in Poland: Bydgoszcz and Ostrów Wielkopolski.
473 RG-15.344 2015.7 Akta Szymona Zachariasza​ (Sygn. 476) Collection of files relating to Szymon Zachariasz and his political activities. Contains resumes, surveys, certificates, identity cards, memories of Zachariasz; memories and reports of the Komunistyczana Partia Polski (KPP) and its activists, records on the cooperation with the editorial committee of the dictionary "Słownik Biograficzny Działaczy Polskiego Ruchu Rewolucyjnego", articles published in the "Folks Sztyme", and other unpublished speeches and articles, 1941-1968; papers, historical sketches, instructions, clippings and extracts from the press issued on the celebration of the anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising, 1949-1961; minutes, reports, correspondence of the Polska Partia Robotnicza (PPR) and Polska Zjednoczona Partia Robotnicza (PZPR) on creation of cooperatives, preventing emigration to Israel, participation in world conferences, 1946-1958; reports and minutes, not... es on the activities of Jewish organizations in Poland, 1945-1950; correspondence and notes on the activities of Szymon Zachariasz,1946-1957.
474 RG-15.358 2015.50 Zbiór wniosków na odznaczenia dla funkcjonariuszy SS i Policji w Generalnym Gubernatorstwie (Sygn. GK 107)

This collection contains legal regulations concerning the granting of distinctions and applications of SS and police chief officers of various ranks submitted to superior authorities in order to decorate subordinating officers with: crosses and war medals, the Iron Cross, distinctions for “courage”, “gallantry”, and “fighting bandits”. Also included is correspondence related to the confirmation or rejection of applications. The applications for distinctions contain the following data: Last and first names of the officer to be distinguished; Date and place of birth; Service attachment (home and operational formation); Brief description of the deed along with its date and place. The justification in the applications reflects the activity of police in the so-called September 1939 Campaign and introduction of “order and arrangement” on the conquered Polish lands immediately after the end of mi... litary operations, the contribution of SS and police squads in operations of various kinds, mainly against Polish and Soviet partisans and members of the resistance movement on the General Government (GG) territory, conducting deportations, liquidation of ghettos, and the like. The collection generally concerns the General Government, however is not limited to it.

Aditional Finding Aid:

https://collections.ushmm.org/findingaids/RG-15.358_02_fnd_pl.pdf

475 RG-15.359 2015.51 Ministerstwo Spraw Wewnętrznych Rządu Rzeczypospolitej Polskiej w Londynie. Biuro ds. Zbrodni Wojennych (Sygn. GK 159) This collection contains materials related to the research and investigation of perpetrators of war crimes such as: witness testimonies after the invasion of Germany in September 1939, reports of crimes committed against Poles on Polish territory and in Germany, lists of local German officials, Gestapo chief officers, guards of concentration camps, data related to concentration camps, German police authorities, accounts of Polish refugees about the conditions of life in Poland and crimes committed against civilians by the occupation authorities and Wehrmacht in the initial period of occupation, data concerning German officials and party activists, card files of individuals suspected of collaboration in the destruction of Polish culture and employed by German institutions, lists and card files of German war criminals, materials concerning the extermination of Jews in Poland, “applications...  of accusations,” and file Nos. 1-43 of the United Nations War Crimes Commission (UNWCC, Międzynarodowa Komisja Badania Zbrodni Wojennych) concerning German crimes committed in Poland.
476 RG-15.360 2015.52 United Nations War Crimes Commission. Delegat Polski do Komisji Narodów Zjednoczonych do Spraw Zbrodni Wojennych (Sygn. GK 161)

This collection contains Polish, British and American regulations concerning the research, investigation and judgement of war criminals. Voluntary testimonies of SS-Gruppenführer, Jakub Sporrenberg and SS-Hauptsturmführer, Fridel Rau concerning their activities in Lublin and other occupied territories, the case of soap making in the Institute of Anatomy in Gdańsk, protection of objects of art and archival objects stolen in Poland by Germans, Germanization of Polish children, the camp of Płaszów, texts of Polish “claims” in the case of Nazi war criminals, a copy of verdict by the court in Krakow versus Michał Weichert.

Aditional Finding Aid:

https://collections.ushmm.org/findingaids/RG-15.358_02_fnd_pl.pdf

477 RG-15.361 2015.76.1 Główna Komisja Badania Zbrodni Hitlerowskich w Polsce (Sygn. GK 162)

This collection contains correspondence, lists of documents, copies of lawsuit files, personal files, minutes of sessions, reports, as well as materials collected in the course of the work conducted by the Main Commission such as: name lists of German officers, materials related to the notes of Sonderkommando (including snapshots) found on the area of Birkenau in 1961, writer’s studies of Stanisław Płaski, Janusz Gumkowski, Szymon Datner, Tadeusz Kułakowski, Leszczyński, Mieczysław Roman, Hubert Jan Urbasik, Leon Popławski and Stanisław Krośnicki, list of ordinances of General Government (GG) authorities, as well as the subject index to the Official Journal of GG, excerpts of the diary of Hans Frank, materials concerning German crimes committed on the territory of the Łuków county, of the Lublin and Rzeszów provinces and in Poland, materials concerning crimes committed by the Wehrmacht ... in September 1939, “Executions and their places”, “Registration of victims of the German terror”, and “Registration of war criminals” questionnaires, losses among teachers, press cuttings, investigation files concerning Jakob Sporrenberg, liquidation of the Warsaw ghetto, crimes committed during the Warsaw Uprising in the transition camp of Działdowo, the fate of Polish students arrested in Lwow in 1941, copies of protocols of witnesses’ inquiry: Szlama Dragon, Henryk Tauber and Alter Feinsibler (Stanisław Jankowski), former members of the “Sonderkommando” in KL Birkenau, the investigation and accounts of eye-witnesses related to death and concentration camps located on Polish territory, files concerning mass graves discovered on the area of the former camp for POWs in Żagań, documents concerning medical experiments conducted in concentration camps, documents related to the fate of the collection of skeletons from the Institute of Anatomy in Strassburg which operated under the protectorate of “Ahnenerbe” federation, labor camp for Jews (located in Stalowa Wola and Rzeszów), the list of losses of Polish culture of 1939-1945, the files concerning Mikołaj Dońcow, the chief officer of Hilfspolizei (Auxiliary Police squads) in the town of Barycz near Końskie, Stutthof Museum 1962-1964 and exhumation of dead corpses in KL Gross-Rosen, protection of the territory of the former death camp of Treblinka in 1945.

Aditional Finding Aid:

https://collections.ushmm.org/findingaids/RG-15.361_02_fnd_pl.pdf

478 RG-15.362 2015.77.1 Okręgowa Komisja Badania Zbrodni Niemieckich w Radomiu (Sygn. GK 179)

This collection contain selected files of the District Commission in Radom and its agencies in Busko Zdrój, Iłża, Jędrzejów, Kielce, Końskie, Kozienice, Lipsk, Opatów, Ostrowiec, Pińczów, Skarżysko-Kamienna, Starachowice-Wierzbnik, Staszów and Stopnica and include correspondence, circular letters, ordinances, reports, indexes and repertories of investigations. The records consist of questionnaires concerning executions and mass graves, statistics concerning loss of civilians by individual counties, lists of the murdered and places of crime, investigations related to camps (of young male laborers, labor and POW’s) and sending Polish children away to the Third Reich, data about people sent to forced labor or to concentration camps (name lists), protocols of witnesses’ and former prisoners’ inquiries, list of prisoners kept in 1940-1945 in the Deutsche Strafanstalt Radom, lists of war c... riminals, investigations of people – members of Deutsches Gericht Radom and Deutsches Obergericht Radom, investigations concerning German higher officers who were employed by the Governor’s Office of the former Radom district, SS and SD officers operating in Radom, other investigative materials and correspondence concerning Nazi crimes committed on that area.

Aditional Finding Aid:

https://collections.ushmm.org/findingaids/RG-15.362_02_fnd_pl.pdf

479 RG-15.363 2015.53 Ministerstwo Kultury i Sztuki. Wydział Muzeów i Pomników Martyrologii Polskiej (Sygn. GK 185) Documentation and indexes of places of execution in the Polish provinces and in the city of Warsaw ("Kroniki bestialstw niemieckich: The Chronicles of German atrocities"), lists of camps on Polish territory, questionnaires of people arrested and testimonies of witnesses of war crimes.
480 RG-15.364 2015.55 Schutzmannschaft Bataillon 202 Kraków (Sygn.GK 658) This collection contains personnel files of Polish police officers assigned to the Auxiliary Police Battalion No 202 P in Kraków and serving in the practice camp in Kochanówka near Debica.
481 RG-15.365 2015.56 Der Kommandeur der Sicherheitspolizei und des Sicherheitsdienst für den Distrikt Krakau (Sygn. GK 678) Contains personal files of the officers of KdS Distrikt Krakau (Commander for the Cracow region of the Security Police (Sicherheits­polizeiand) and the Intelligence Service (Sicherheits­dienst)). Including are a general list of officers, a list of telephone numbers, and orders of admission to the Montelupich prison, as well as the files of Gestapo officers: Eric Wüstenhagen and Wilhelm Klüger.
482 RG-15.366 2015.57 Geheime Staatspolizei. Aussendienststelle Schieratz (Sygn. GK 707) This collection contains instructions, correspondence, minutes and reports on searching for escaped prisoners of war, deserters and criminals (events of "special importance” ). The records relate to religious matters and persecution of Jews, anti-German offences, the transport of detainees to concentration camps, hostile attitudes towards Germans, avoidance of work, refusals to sign Volksliste, sabotage, assaults, the resistance movement, passport matters and prisoners of war.
483 RG-15.367 2015.58 Zbiór zespołów szczątkowych jednostek SS i Policji (Sygn. GK 91)

This collection contains a variety of documents of the German police and SS offices from the western territories of Poland, incorporated into the Third Reich following 1939, including: BdO and Kriminalpolizeileitstelle Danzig (Gdańsk), Der Polizeidirektor in Thorn (Toruń), KdS und des SD in Bromberg (Bydgoszcz), Der Höhere SS-und-Polizeiführer Posen (Poznań), SS-Oberabschnitt Warthe (Warta), Polizei-Revier Posen (Poznań), Gendarmerieposten from Lobau/Luboń near Poznań, Gendarmerie Posten Wollstein, Krmiminalpolizeileitstelle Litzmannstadt (Łódź) and others. There are also lists of gendarmes, matters related to the Germanization of the Polish population, legal regulations for criminal procedures applied to Poles, Russians and Jews, information about German prisons, ordinances, budgets, investigative files and many other documents.

Aditional Finding Aid:

https://collections.ushmm.org/findingaids/RG-15.367_01_fnd_pl.pdf

484 RG-15.368 2015.61 Inspektorat Armii Krajowej w Częstochowie (Sygn.399) Records of the Armia Krajowa (AK), the Inspectorate in Częstochowa. Documents relate to organizational matters and orders of the Home Army Headquarters, quartermaster’s orders, military problems, budget, financial settlements, financial reports, and contain lists of the sanitation equipment. The collection also contains documents on AK Women's Military Service, the Warsaw insurgents, and guerrilla troops.
485 RG-15.369 2015.60 Urząd Wojewódzki Łódzki (Sygn.166) Correspondence, reports and other documents relating to granting of Polish citizenship, passport matters, religious matters, establishing cemeteries, Jewish religious community of Łódź, some hundreds of associations or federations or other Jewish organizations from Łódź and its entire province (mainly of mutual help, education and sport), as well as physicians’ personal files and from the Department of Social and Political Issues, Voivod’s reports of 1926-1939, which constitute documentation of the social and political life of the entire region of Łódź, including Polish-Jewish relations during the pre-war period.
486 RG-15.370 2015.59 Polizeipräsident Litzmannstadt (Sygn. 891) The registration records of foreign nationals and personnel files of officers and other staff in the police headquarters in Łodź and a branch in Pabianice.
487 RG-15.371 2015.62 Teczki osobowe beneficjentów Fundacji Polsko-Niemieckie Pojednanie (FPNP) This collection contains copies of 20,534 personall files. These files very often contain: beneficiary’s application (with its personal call number) which quote detailed places and conditions of work (forced labor), statements, accounts or testimonies, letters from the period of occupation and/or other documents (most often copies), doctor’s certificates, and the witnesses, authorized copies of archival documents, photographs and documents (original or authorized copies), certificates from different institutions, correspondence with the Foundation.
488 RG-17.006 2005.158 Akten der Schwestern Sigmund Freuds, 1938-1972. Records pertaining to the expropriation of property belonging to Sigmund Freud's sisters Contains documents pertaining to the systematic expropriation of Sigmund Freud's sisters' assets by the Nazis, including the plundering of a trust fund set up for the sisters' benefit by their brother, Alexander Freud. Also includes documents from the 1960's and 70's related to a restitution effort.
489 RG-17.008M 2005.403 Diaries by Dr. Aharon Zwergbaum concerning the journey of Jewish emigrants from Bratislava (Slovakia) via Haifa (Palestine) to Mauritius Contain a diary by Dr. Aharon Zwergbaum. He traveled on December 1, 1939 from Prague to Bratislava, embarked on September 3, 1940 on the steamship"Helios," transferred in Tulcea, Romania onto the ship"Atlantic" and traveled to Haifa, Palestine where the British authorities arrested the Jewish refugees and deported them to the island of Mauritius in the Indian Ocean. The diaries consist of various contributions by different authors and artists who were on the refugee transport, such as reports, poems, caricatures and illustrations, hand-drawn maps, and photographs that chronicle the voyage to Haifa and life in the British detainment camps on Mauritius.
490 RG-17.010M 2006.323 Akten der Anthropologischen Abteilung des Naturhistorischen Museums Wien Contains documents and photographs relating to pseudoscientific racial studies performed by Josef Wastl and team of anthropologists at the Natural History Museum Vienna, including the physical measuring and examination of Jews in Vienna and Tarnó́w, persons of unclear racial lineage in Vienna, and POWs in various Stalags. Contains also more than four-hundred original three-part portrait photographs, taken as part of the racial science examinations of stateless Jews in the soccer stadium in Vienna in 1939, and over a one thousand color slides taken of POWs as part of examinations that took place in various Stalags. The records also feature communication with an anatomical institute in Poland pertaining to the requisition of skeletons and body parts from Jewish and Polish victims for research and exhibition.
491 RG-17.016M 2007.275 Selected records from the Austrian State Archives collection Zeitgeschichtliche Sammlung Contains records related to forced labor, protective custody (Schutzhaft) including prisoner lists, and religious organizations in the Ostmark, Austria.
492 RG-17.018M 2007.276 Duplicate 1 Selected records from the Austrian State Archives collection NS-Vermittlungsstelle Contains records on restitution claims for Austrian Nazis exiled to Germany prior to the Anschluss. Records involve the so-called Legionäre (Austrian Nazis who fled to Germany before 1938, and returned after Austria’s annexation), heirs of killed or executed party members, and others.
493 RG-17.019M 2007.276 Selected records from the Austrian State Archives collection Abwicklungsstelle, Abteilung 6 Contains records pertaining to the confiscation of property of declared enemies of the Nazi state, including Jewish-owned properties, as well as properties owned by political dissenters and Catholic organizations.
494 RG-17.020M 2007.273 Selected records from the Gesandtschaft Rio de Janeiro Contains records from the Österreichisches Staatsarchiv (Austrian State Archives) located in Vienna, Austria, pertaining to the Austrian Embassy in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Most of the records are NSDAP files relating to persons, organizations, and institutions in South America with Nazi associations or connections. Also includes information on anti-Austrian and anti-Nazi activities abroad, the Vaterländische Front, propaganda, and expulsions.
495 RG-17.021M 2007.272 Selected records from the Ordnungspolizei Records pertaining to the Ordnungspolizei, including organization and daily administration of the Ordnungspolizei, expulsion of Jews, expropriation of Jewish property and assets, the Gestapo headquarters in Vienna at the Hotel Metropol, treatment of homosexuals, and personnel matters (such as promotions to SS).
496 RG-17.022M 2008.2 Nationalsozialistische Parteistellen (Gauleitung Wien), Signature: AT-OeStA/AdR ZNsZ NS Parteistellen, 2 Contains records pertaining to the activities of the Nazi party in Austria before and after Austria’s annexation to Nazi Germany.
497 RG-17.023M 2008.3 Stillhaltekommissar, Signature: AT-OeStA/AdR ZNsZ Stiko Wien Records from the Österreichisches Staatsarchiv (Austrian State Archives) located in Vienna, Austria, pertaining to the Stillhaltekommissar, department IV of the Reichskommissar für die Wiedervereingung Österreichs mit dem Deutschen Reich. The responsibilities of Reichskommissar Albert Hoffman, who was appointed after the annexation of Austria to Nazi Germany by Gauleiter Bürckel, were defined by the law dated May 17, 1938 regarding the “Überleitung und Eingliederung von Vereinen, Organisationen und Verbänden” (GBl. für Österreich Nr.136/1938), i.e. the transfer and incorporation of clubs, organizations, and associations. These records pertain to the disbanding and liquidation of Jewish as well as non-Jewish organizations and associations by the Stillhaltekommissar. The activities of the Stillhaltekommissar ceased on December 1, 1939 due to the cancellation of the law dated May 17, 1938... . However, the still open cases were liquidated until the end of the war by the so-called “liquidators” (“Abwickler”) and the “Aufbau”-Vermögensverwaltungsgesellschaft. The collection was reproduced in its entirety.
498 RG-17.024M 2008.4 Österreichisches Generalkonsulat Berlin, Gesandtschaft Records from the Österreichisches Staatsarchiv (Austrian State Archives) located in Vienna, Austria, pertaining to the Austrian Generalkonsulat in Berlin (Gesandtschaft, Berlin).
499 RG-17.025M 2008.91 Nachlass Franz Jetzinger Dr. Franz Jetzinger (1882-1965) was a social-democratic politician and a member of the provincial state government of Upper Austria from 1932 until 1934. The collection Nachlass Franz Jetzinger was acquired by the State Archives of Upper Austria in 1953. It consists of the documentation which Jetzinger compiled during his research for his book about Adolf Hitler’s youth, including transcripts and copies of documents, duplicate photographs, and the original correspondence between Jetzinger and Hitler’s boyhood friend August Kubizek from the years 1948 and 1949.
500 RG-17.026M 2008.129 Kurator der wissenschaftlichen Hochschulen in Wien (AT-OeStA/AdR UWFuK Kurator) The collection includes records pertaining to the dismissal of Jewish professors and the hiring of replacements, confiscated literature, student matters, and other topics.
501 RG-17.027M 2008.149 Reichsstatthalter in Österreich III a.k.a. Abteilung III-Büro Mühlmann (AT-OeStA/AdR ZNsZ RSthOe Abt. III) The collection includes records pertaining to cultural institutions and art in Nazi-annexed Austria, in particular the confiscation and aryanization of Jewish-owned and Church-owned artwork and cultural properties.
502 RG-17.028M 2009.57 Kriegsgefangene The collection Kriegsgefangene consists of several war-time prisoner lists of which two lists were reproduced by the USHMM: 1. Stammlager XVII B Gneixendorf/Sterbebuch/AdR/DWM/ 08 ("Gfg. Lgr. Gneixendorf, Totenbuch 2.8.43-26.4.45"). This list contains prisoners of war of various nationalities, including Americans, who died in the POW camp Gneixendorf between August 2, 1943 and April 26, 1945. The list of the dead includes Americans, Belgians, French, Italians, Poles, Romanians, Russians, Slovaks, Yugoslavs, and other nationalities. 2.The second list includes more than 2,000 prisoners from various countries whom the Gestapo transferred from jail in Vienna to the “labor reeducation camp” in Oberlanzendorf between January 1, 1944 and July 13, 1944. This list of prisoners includes Croatians, Greeks, French, Poles, Russians, Serbians, Slovaks, Ukrainians, and other nationalities. The list also includes political prisoners.
503 RG-17.029M 2009.83 Politische Akten Contains documents on illegal Nazi activities in Austria before its annexation to Germany in March 1938. Topics covered include the Nazi administration in Oberdonau from 1938 to 1945 and the Aryanization of Jewish property, as well as postwar denazification.The collection includes records from the Bezirkshauptmannschaften of Braunau am Inn; Eferding; Gmunden; Grieskrichen; Kirchdorf an der Krems; Linz-Land; Ried im Innkreis; Schärding; and Steyr.
504 RG-17.030M 2009.95 Records pertaining to Alexander Freud Contains documents pertaining to the emigration from Nazi-annexed Austria of Alexander Freud (1866-1943), Sigmund Freud's younger brother, and the expropriation of his property and assets.
505 RG-17.032M 2010.28 Justizministerium: Signatur VI: Strafsachen NSDAP Contains court cases against illegal Nazi party members in Austria before annexation to Nazi Germany.
506 RG-17.033M 2010.37 Justizministerium: Akten der Staatsanwaltschaften. Verschiedene Angelegenheiten Consists of administrative orders and internal reports pertaining to prisons and incarceration facilities in Polish territories occupied by the Third Reich. A preponderance of documents in this collection were issued by the Prosecutor's Office in Katowice, Poland (Kattowitz) in regard to prisons and incarceration facilities in Bielsko Biala (Bielitz) and the Prosecutor's Office in Wrocław (Breslau) in regard to prisons and incarceration facilities in Sosnowiec (Sosnowitz). Includes ordinances about treatment of political prisoners, POWs, and Polish slave laborers; reports about prisoner escapes, accidental deaths, cases of illness and injury, and other prisoner-related incidents; as well as personnel matters related to prison staff. Microfilm reels 19 and 20 contain political cases brought before the Vienna Court (Landesgericht Wien).
507 RG-17.034 2010.75 Volksgericht Linz (Verfahren mit Urteil and Verfahren ohne Urteil) Contains 322 post-war trials of defendants accused of Nazi war crimes. The trails took place in the Volksgericht Linz (People's Court in Linz), Austria from 1946 to 1955. These cases mostly relate to Jewish victims.
508 RG-17.035 2010.201 Gestapo Leitstelle Wien: Tagesrapporte Contains the daily arrest reports of the Gestapo Vienna, the originals of which are held by the Dokumentationsarchiv des österreichischen Widerstandes (DÖW) and the Bundesarchiv Berlin.
509 RG-17.036M 2011.10 Reichsstatthalter in Wien-Staatliche Verwaltung des Reichsgaues Wien ( Signature: AT-OeStA/AdR ZNsZ RStH Wien) Contains records pertaining to the Office of Reich Governor and Nazi party district leader Baldur von Schirach. Contains a wide variety of Nazi administrative records, including weekly reports from various countries in Europe and the Middle East; Gestapo records; speeches; administrative police matters including secret police reports; expropriation and Aryanization records; prison and court matters including prisoner transports; regulations concerning the treatment of Jews; appeals; records pertaining to the treatment of political enemies including clergy, as well as forced laborers and prisoners of war; the treatment of handicapped patients; Jewish emigration including the Central Office for Jewish Emigration; rules and regulations concerning emigration, passports; identification requirements for certain groups including Jews; correspondence from the general population; reports concern... ing deportations of Jews; administrative decrees concerning cultural events and propaganda; and more.
510 RG-17.037 2011.247 KZ-Verband Wien Contains 14,087 membership applications and their respective case files of Austrian former concentration camp inmates. The KZ-Verband (Association of Concentration Camp Survivors) in Vienna collected these applications from concentration camp survivors. The membership in the KZ-Verband was crucial in getting a formal recognition as a victim of Nazi persecution and compensation from the Austrian government. Approximately 75% of the collected cases pertain to political victims while the remaining 25% (ca. 3,750 cases) pertain to Jewish victims of Nazi persecution. The association followed a rigorous application process. Applicants were subject to repeat internal reviews, interviews, and checking of facts. At that time, there still was a stigma among the general public in Austria who associated the internment in a concentration camp with a criminal past. The KZ-Verband removed from the memb... ership anyone whose credentials were suspect; e.g. concentration camp victims who had been imprisoned by the Nazis due to their sexual orientation and deemed as "asocial" by the Nazis. This collection contains the earliest records related to Austrian concentration camp survivors.
511 RG-17.038M 2012.38 Justizministerium: Staatsanwaltschaft beim Oberlandesgericht Wien, Abt. 6, 1939-1945; Diverse Angelegenheiten der Vollzugsanstalten - Sammelakten Contains reports and communication documents from various prisons, penal institutions and detention facilities in the Ostmark (Austria), Bohemia and Moravia, and the General Gouvernment including Stein an der Donau, Hirtenberg, Krems, Kaiser-Ebersdorf, Znaim (Znojmo), Oppeln (Opava), Posen (Poznań), Vienna, and others; personnel matters of various courts and prosecutor's offices, including Vienna; lists of employees of the penal system; petitions received from inmates, including Jews; reports about incidences and infractions in the various penal institutions, including escaped inmates; reports and regulations about daily operations in the various penal institutions.
512 RG-17.039M 2012.39 Justizministerium: Staatsanwaltschaft beim Oberlandesgericht Wien-Generalakten Contains miscellaneous documents relating to regulations and administrative and legal matters addressed by the Justice Ministry in Vienna on a variety of issues, such as: punishment of sexual relations between Jews and non-Jews living in the Protectorate; convictions of females by the state court of Vienna for forbidden contact with prisoners of war; treatment of foreign laborers; confiscation of assets ("Vermögensbeschlagnahme"), control of incoming and outgoing assets ("Devisenfahndungsamt") in Nazi Germany and the Ostmark as well as the Nazi occupied territories; secret investigations ("Bedeutsame Aufdeckungsfälle") of Jews accused of smuggling assets and goods, as well as reports about the handling of unclaimed and left behind Jewish assets; the Emsland camps and members of the clergy; prison labor; culture and public welfare, including public health measures ("Volksgesundheit").
513 RG-17.042 2012.100 Akten der Erzbischoeflichen Hilfsstelle fuer nichtarische Katholiken This collection contains records of the Erzbischöfliche Hilfsstelle für nichtarische Katholiken (Archbishopric Help Agency for Non-Aryan Catholics): manuscripts, correspondence, reports, diaries, photographs, postcards, drawings, other documents. Contains manuscripts, correspondence, and various materials of Father Ludger Born (1897–1980) documenting the work of the Hilfsstelle; files of Cardinal Dr. Theodor Innitzer; personal papers of Karl Rudolf; and other materials.
514 RG-17.043 2012.132 Freud familie (Sig.19) Contains correspondence, reports, autobiographical writings, genealogical material, certificates and awards, financial, legal, and business records pertaining to the Freud family. Includes a photocopy of the 1938 registration of the property of Alexander Freud (April 19, 1866– April 23, 1943).
515 RG-17.044 2012.133 Freud dokumente studienzeit/professur (Sig. 23) Contains correspondence, reports, autobiographical writings, genealogical material, and certificates and awards pertaining to the university studies and professorship of Sigmund Freud (May 6, 1856 – September 23, 1939).
516 RG-17.045 2012.134 Nachlaß Harry Freud (Sig. 68) Contains correspondence, reports, autobiographical writings, genealogical material, certificates and awards, financial, legal, and business records pertaining to Harry Freud (1909-1968), son of Alexander Freud. Features correspondence from, to, and among Alexander Freud, W. Ernest Freud, Anna Freud, Esther Freud, Marie Freud, Sophie Freud, and other Freud family members; photographs of Alexander Freud and Anna Freud, among others; various newspaper clippings about mostly Sigmund Freud, the establishment of the Freud Museum in Vienna, and Anna Freud; also features photo albums containing photographs depicting various members and friends of the Freud family in Austria, Canada, and the United States, 1940s-1950s and scrapbooks containing Freud family ephemera and English language book reviews, magazine articles, and newspaper clippings.
517 RG-17.046 2012.135 Alexander Freud restitution records (Sig. 71) Contains legal correspondence pertaining to Holocaust restitution and reparation claims of Alexander Freud, Harry Freud, and Sophie Freud.
518 RG-17.047 2013.73 Landesgericht Graz : NS-Verfahren Postwar court and investigative records of Nazi-related cases in Styria, Austria for the years 1954 to 1965. Collection includes court the case against Franz Murer, the deputy of the SS commandant of the Vilna (Vilnius) ghetto ("Stellvertreter und/oder Adjutant des Gebietskommissars der Stadt Wilna und Referent für Jüdische Angelegenheiten"); includes both cases that did and did not reach verdicts.
519 RG-19.036 1994.A.0250.3 Judah Nadich Collection, August-November 1945 Rabbi Judah Nadich was senior Jewish chaplain at Supreme Headquarters Allied Expeditionary Force and reported to Supreme Commander General Eisenhower on the liberated concentration camps and on desplaced persons' camps. Collection includes diary for August-November 1945; a yellow star patch with the word "Juif" in teh center; and correspondence, reports, and statistical charts about Jewish displaced persons in postwar Germany and Austria.
520 RG-19.072 2008.180.1 The Rabbi Nathan Baruch collection Related to Vaad Hatzala for Germany Contains materials related to Rabbi Nathan Baruch’s Directorship of the Vaad Hatzala for Germany, 1946-1948 and that organization’s activities related to the reestablishment of Jewish religious life.
521 RG-22.002M 1995.A.1265 Extraordinary State Commission to Investigate German-Fascist Crimes Committed on Soviet Territory from the USSR

This collection contains selected material about victims, crimes against persons, and perpetrators, and excludes information about crimes against property. Documents include victim name lists, protocols of interrogating eyewitnesses by local members of the Extraordinary Commission, and signed depositions summarizing the commission’s findings. Also included are photos, diagrams, and maps showing the location of atrocities and graves.

Additional finding aid: https://collections.ushmm.org/findingaids/RG-22.002M_01_fnd_en.pdf

522 RG-22.013 1989.1024 Photograph collection from the Russian State Archive of Film, Video and Photo Records Photographs and film negatives depicting Nazi atrocities in the Soviet Union and Europe, war crimes, liberation of concentration camps by the Red Army, corpses of Soviet prisoners of war, Russians and other people tortured by German solders; Judicial proceedings in the trial of the German criminals.
523 RG-22.014M 2006.332 Trophy (German and other) records from the collection of the Soviet State Extraordinary Commission to Investigate Crimes Committed by Nazis and their Allies on the territory of the USSR during WWII (Fond 7021, Opis 148) Contains diverse military records and directives of the German Army, orders, personnel lists, addresses, appeals and correspondence of the Nazi civil and military administration on the occupied territories, anti-Soviet and anti-Jewish propaganda, records related to the organizations of interrogations of the German POW by the Soviet intelligence services (SMERSH), Soviet partisan warfare and its suppression, treatment of the Soviet POW, and the like.
524 RG-22.015M 2007.457 Selected records from the State Archives of the Modern History of the Smolensk region, Russian Federation, related to the Nazi occupation, partisan and underground activities, and Jewish life before WWII Selected records related to the Nazi occupation of the Smolensk region during WWII such as correspondence files of the regional administration regarding evacuation of civilians; statistical information about population; records (orders) of the partisan detachments active on the occupied territory; a list of partisan detachments; personal records of partisans; Nazi propaganda and anti-Nazi Soviet propaganda (posters and flyers); captured German documents (mostly German soldier s letters home); and memoirs of the former partisans and members of the Communist underground written after WWII ( mid 1950-1960s).The small part of this collection also includes pre-war records related to the Jewish community of the region, activities of the Jewish parties, Jewish sections of the regional Communist party (evsektsii), and statistical information about national minorities of the region, including the Jewish population.
525 RG-22.017M 2008.137 Society for Settling Working Jews on the Land (OZET) The collection contains documents pertaining to organization and work at all administrative levels; notes from the meetings of the governing bodies of the Society for the Settlement of Working Jews on the Land (OZET); collectivization plans and directives concerning resettlement; correspondence between the Central Soviet of OZET and Jewish organizations abroad; industrial and agricultural records; propaganda materials such as newspaper articles and film scripts; information bulletins; financial records of OZET; and the proceedings of the liquidation committee. Also contains documents pertaining to settlement and agricultural activities in the Crimea and in the Jewish Autonomous Oblast (Birobidzhan).
526 RG-22.018M 2009.89 Personal archives of Meer Bomash, member of the State Duma (Fond 9458, opis1) Contains letters to Meer Bomash from Russian State Duma members, civil servants, publishers, students, intelligentsia, and ordinary citizens about the establishment of Jewish educational institutions, antisemitism, compulsory military service, and the general conditions of the Jewish community of Łódź. Also included are requests for help in gaining acceptance to educational institutions, for aid obtaining transfers to different government posts or schools, for material and financial assistance on behalf of aid societies, and for the commutation of prison sentences. There are also reports, petitions, rules, directives, agreements, and other Duma-related documents on Jewish issues such as army service, war refugees, and resettlement in Palestine.
527 RG-22.019M 2009.90 Personal Archives of Sofia R. Kotsyna (1873-1940), Jewish librarian, archivist and historian Contains Sofia R. Kotsyna’s lectures on elementary and post-elementary education, the library work of Jewish societies, the Second Congress of Archive Workers, and the works and archives of the Jewish historian P.S. Marek. Also included are letters from Jewish figures including A.M. Bergengeim, L.E. Motylev, and S.M. Ginzburg; and indexes to the collections of P.S. Marek, S.S. Vermel’, S.A. Rapoport, and O.B. Gavronsky. Of special interest are reports on the work of the Society for Promotion of Jewish Education from 1903 to 1917; library courses at Shaniaavskii University; and rules, accounts, resolutions, appeals, and other documents of Jewish organizations. The collection also reproduces newspaper clippings, invitations, posters, and programs reflecting the cultural and scientific life of Moscow from the 1900s to the 1920s.
528 RG-22.020 2009.94 Selected records from the State Historical archives of the Chuvash Republic related to evacuation of civilians during WWII Contains records of evacuations to Chuvashia during World War II, including information on resettlement, employment, food supply, and medical assistance provided by the local authorities. The collection also includes various lists of evacuees and members of their families.
529 RG-22.021M 2009.97 Personal archives of Pesakh Marek Jewish public figure, folklorist and historian (Fond 9533, Opis1) Consists of personal documents related to the literary and public activities of Pesakh Marek, including correspondence with friends and colleagues, letters received by Pesakh Marek, as well as a small collection of letters of Marek’s acquaintances. Among correspondents are Maxime Vinaver, Saul Ginsburg, Yuliy Gessen, Leon Maze and others. The collection includes drafts of Marek’s research articles, papers, presentations and books and his notebooks and card catalogues. A significant part of Marek’s archives also has information about Jewish education in Russia, along with extensive correspondence and surveys of Jewish schools in Russia. Also includes various documents related to the history of Jewish political, cultural, educational and public organizations, such as minutes of their meetings, bylaws, appeals and resolutions.
530 RG-22.022M 2009.98 Personal archives of Lazar Motylev, Jewish public figure and politician (Fond 9535, Opis1)

Contains reports and drafts of presentations and research papers related to the activities of various Jewish cultural and political organizations in Russia and the Soviet Union. It also includes documents, meeting minutes, and bylaws, as well as newspapers, concert programs, catalogs of exhibits, and flyers.

Finding aid in Russian:

https://collections.ushmm.org/findingaids/RG-22.022M_02_fnd_ru.pdf

Aditional Finding Aid in English:

https://collections.ushmm.org/findingaids/RG-22.022M_03_rel_en.pdf

531 RG-22.023M 2009.99 Personal archives of Aleksandr (Isaak) Katsenelson, Jewish public figure, publicist and historian (Fond 9534, Opis1) Consists of a variety of reports, drafts of presentations and research papers related to the activities of Jewish organizations in Russia and the Soviet Union. Documents include activity reports, bylaws, newspaper articles, concert programs, catalogs of exhibits, and flyers. It also contains personal documents of Katsenelson, including his diary for the years 1909–1915, an autobiography, and letters addressed to government officials and agencies.
532 RG-22.027M 2011.18 Glavnoe Pereselncheskoe Upravlenie pri Sovete Ministrov RSFSR (Fond A-327) Contains name lists of evacuees, correspondence, minutes, and various reports created by the Main Resettlement Administration regarding resettlement and aid provided to evacuees. Includes statistical reports and information relating to the Soviet civilians who were repatriated from Germany, France, Finland, Poland, Czechoslovakia, Romania and China, a list of Soviet citizens residing in Yugoslavia, and lists of Polish citizens returning to Poland.
533 RG-22.028M 2011.17 Records of the Jewish Anti-Fascist Committee from the State Archives of the Russian Federation ( GARF), Fond 8114, opis 1

Contains records of the Jewish Anti-Fascist Committee, JAC ( Yevreysky Antifashistsky Komitet, ЕАК): board organizational records; correspondence with Einikait (Unity) supporters, international correspondence with foreign Jewish organizations and individuals; name lists of foreign Jewish supporters to the JAC; JAC membership lists; material collected to be published in the “Black Book”; and copies of originals and edited Einikait articles, poems, works of prose, songs, and literary criticisms.

Russian-English Inventory:

https://collections.ushmm.org/findingaids/RG-22.028M_02_inv_ru_en.pdf

534 RG-22.029 2011.1 Selected records from the State Archives of the Orel Region, Russian Federation Contains records of the Extraordinary State Commission to Investigate Nazi crimes within Orel region. Includes records relating the crimes committed by the Germans and their allies during WWII occupation of the Orel region.
535 RG-22.030 2011.2 Selected records from the State Archives of the Bryansk Region, Russian Federation Contains selected records related to the partisan warfare and the local administration during and after WWII of the Bryansk region. Includes documents of the local administration established by the Nazis during WWII and by the Soviet Union after WWII. The records of the Soviet administration pertain to investigation of crimes committed by the Nazis during the occupation. Includes also a small collection of records related to the history of the Jewish population before WWII (1917-1941).
536 RG-22.031 2011.3 Selected records from the State Archives of the Novgorod Region, Russian Federation Contains selected records relating to German occupation in the Novgorod region from August 1941 to January 1944. Includes records relating to extermination of Jews, Gypsy’s, Soviet civilians and prisoners of war; records of evacuation, and lists of population. Also contains pre-war records on liquidation of synagogues and their transformation into medical facilities.
537 RG-22.032 2011.4 Selected records from the Central State Archives of the Republic Mordovia, Russian Federation

Contains selected records related to evacuation of various groups of Soviet citizens and relocation to Republic of Mordovia from 1939 to 1944. Includes various lists of evacuated Jews, communists, political refugees, specialized workers and members of their families. Also includes correspondence pertaining to allocation of food, improvement of living conditions, and maintenance of orphanages etc.

Finding Aid in Russian:

https://collections.ushmm.org/findingaids/RG-22.032_01_fnd_ru.pdf

538 RG-22.033 2011.5 Selected records from the Central State Archives of St. Petersburg, Russian Federation Contains records of the St. Petersburg City Evacuation Commission related to the evacuation of the Soviet civilian. It includes various lists of the evacuees, correspondence of local authorities regarding evacuation, reports and plans for evacuation etc. Also contains small collection of correspondence files of the representative of the Jewish Distribution Committee (Joint) in Petrograd (1923-1925) related to the assistance provided by this organization to Jewish communities in Moscow, Kiev, Odessa, etc.
539 RG-22.034 2011.6 Selected records from the Central State Archives of Historical-Political Documentation in St Petersburg, Russian Federation Contains records related to the partisan warfare and situation in Saint Petersburg (Leningrad) region, activities of the underground regional Committee of the Communist Party. Also contains a small collection of the captured German records and publications, German flyers and posters. Includes records of the Jewish population (statistics, EvSekt︠s︡ii︠a︡ records, working plans and reports) pertaining to the history of the Jewish population of the region before WWII (1920s-1930s).
540 RG-22.036M   Records of the Committee for Allocation of Lands to Jewish Laboring People Records created by the Committee of Land to Jewish Laboring People (KOMZET) of the Presidium of the Council for Nationalities of the Central Executive Committee of the USSR: correspondence with individual people's commissariats, AgroJoint (Jewish Distribution Committee), the Jewish Colonization Society, KOMZET regional offices, and other agencies; meeting minutes of KOMZET's central and regional offices; activity and financial reports; statistical documents and records concerning the Jewish population, Jewish agricultural colonies, Jewish co-ops, and other matters.
541 RG-22.037 2013.8 Selected records from the State Archives of the Samara Region, Russian Federation Contains selected records of the former Communist Party Archives of the Samara (Kuĭbyshev) Region related to the evacuation of Soviet civilians to the Samara Region during WWII. It includes correspondence files related to their resettlement and name lists of communists evacuated to the region from various regions of the former USSR.
542 RG-22.038 2013.9 Selected records from the State Archives of the Penza Region related to the evacuation of civilians during WWII Contains selected records related to the evacuation and resettlement of the Soviet civilians evacuated to the Penza region during WWII. It includes lists of evacuees and their families, statistical data, information about food and medical supplies provided to the evacuated population by the local government authorities etc.
543 RG-22.040   Selected Records Related to Evacuation, from State Archive of the Republic of Mari El, Russian Federation, 1941-1945 Various records and correspondence of the Soviet Government and Communist Party authorities related to evacuation of civilians to the Republic Mari El during World War II: lists of evacuees, statistical data, infromation about food and medical supplies provided, and the like.
544 RG-22.041 2013.109

 
Selected records from the Central State Archive of St. Petersburg, Russia Selected records from several archival collections related to the prewar history of the Jewish community of the Petrograd-Leningrad region and archival records related to the German occupation of this region during World War II. Prewar records contain: Correspondence, minutes of the meetings of the Jewish Committee in Petrograd (EKOPO) and others, statistics and reports of the Commissariat for Jewish National Affairs (Moscow) for January-March 1918, various records of Jewish organizations to assist the Jewish population, 1917-1938: correspondence with Jewish organizations in the US, Germany, Moscow, Kiev, Odessa, distribution of parcels among Jewish schools, children's homes, individuals, medical assistance, resettlement of Jews, OZET Charter (1932), minutes of meetings of the LenOZET (the Leningrad branch of the Society for the Settlement of Working Jews on the Land (OZET), plans a... nd reports on its work, and correspondence with the American Jewish Joint Committee to provide funds for the organization of children's homes. German occupation records contain: Lists of evacuees, correspondence and applications of evacuated citizens, publications of the Orthodox mission in the "liberated" areas of Russia, plans for evacuation from Leningrad, 1941, correspondence to identify and record the crimes and atrocities committed by the German occupiers on the Soviet people, 1941-1945.
545 RG-25.003M 1992.A.0085 Selected records from the Romanian Ministry of Defense Memoranda, lists, charts, maps, correspondence, orders, reports, and other documents relating to Jews in forced labor in Romania; deportations of Jews from Bessarabia and Bukovina to Transnistria (Ukraine); establishment of concentration camps in Transnistria; confiscation of Jewish property; executions of Jews; surveillance of Jews in Transnistria; and Hungarian atrocities in Transylvania.
546 RG-25.004M 1993.A.0018 Selected records from the Romanian Information Service Reports, lists, orders, correspondence, court documents, and testimonies relating to the surveillance of Romanian Jews (including Chief Rabbi Moses David Rosen), Jewish organizations, foreigners in Romania, and members of the Iron Guard (Garde de Fier) by the Serviciul Special de Informatii and other agencies; the special taxes, forced labor, and morale of Jews; the establishment of the Czernowitz (Chernivt︠s︡i) ghetto; the deportation of Jews from Transylvania and other locations to Transnistria (Ukraine); the emigration of Jews from Romania to Palestine; Romanian Jews in concentration camps; massacres and pogroms carried out in Romania; the activities of the International Committee of the Red Cross and of other humanitarian agencies; war crime investigations; war crime trials of Ion Antonescu and others; and the surveillance of Zionists and other illegal Jewish organizations. Also cont... ains information on Jews, includes card files, registration forms, and cards with the identification data for Jews. Some documents have photos of the individuals. Additional records accreted in 2007 contains the SRI's personal file on Silviu Brucan, who was a political scientist and Romanian government official. Formerly a deputy editor of the newspaper of the Romanian communist party, in 1987 he became an opponent of the Ceausescu regime. Records accreted in 2015 contains: Interrogations of SSI leaders (Fond Penal): Eugen Cristescu (SRI FP/Bucuresti 48163-4 volumes); Gheorghe Cristescu (SRI FP/Bucuresti 17474-3 volumes)-Iasi pogrom, photos of pogrom, history of SgkSI, Iron Guards, Antonescu Ion Lissievici (SRI FP/Bucuresti 25374-36 volumes)-SSI, pogrom Iasi, SSI and Eastern Front.
547 RG-25.005M 2012.42 Selected records from the collections of the Salaj branch of the Romanian National Archives This collection contains selected records of the Mayorship of Jibou. Includes papers of the Jewish community of Jibou, records relating to the citizenship of Jews and the Jewish Democratic Committee of Sălaj District including name lists and various activity reports.
548 RG-25.010M 1999.A.0093 Selected records of the General Inspectorate of the Gendarmerie in the Romanian National Archives Collections contain police, gendarmerie, and intelligence reports, name lists, and correspondence. Documents relate to the situation of Polish refugees in Romania (e.g. Colonel Joseph Beck and other Polish dignitaries), also relate to the Zionists, members of ethnic minorities, and to the internal situation in various counties in Romania, in Northern Bukovina, and in Bessarabia under Soviet occupation. Records include name list of "anti-Romanian" persons, name list of 1610 persons who requested repartitions to the Soviet Union in 1941, diverse correspondence from gendarmerie in Soroca, Bessarabia (now Romania), and police reports from Berezove (Berezovka), Ukraine, on the murder of 4,000 Jews by German police. Collection also consists of reports on the deportation of Gypsies to Transnistria, intelligence reports from Odessa, Ukraine, on Communist partisan activities, and some clippings from Romanian newspapers.
549 RG-25.012M 1999.A.0272 Records of the Presidency of the Council of Ministers of Romania Contains requests addressed to Maresal Ion Antonescu's office of the Presedintia Consiliului de Ministri of Romania from Jews wanting restitution for confiscated property, and requests by Jews to be considered and treated as non-Jewish Romanian citizens. Also contains records relating to Jews in forced labor in Romania and deportations of Jews from Romania, including records relating to refugees in Northern Transylvania, organization and administration of Bessarabia, Bukovina and Transnistria provinces.
550 RG-25.014M 2002.128 Selected records of the Chancery, the Economic Section, and the Foreign Relations Sections of the Central Committee of the Romanian Communist Party Records of the Central Committee of the Romanian Communist Party related to the emigration to Israel, the World Jewish Congress international meeting in Montreux, Switzerland; economic relations with Israel, and to the American Jewish Committee and Jewish Democratic Committee in Bucharest. The collection includes correspondence, protocols, minutes, and statistics of Jewish population and other documents related to Jewish question. This collection includes also 2 files relating to the arrest of young Jews involved in Jewish resistance against the Antonescu regime, 1942 (Fond 96, flies #655 & 664, paper copies).
551 RG-25.016M 2003.99 Centrala Evreilor Contains correspondence, requests, and reports from the Jewish Center in Romania. Correspondence relates to forced labor camps in various places in Bucharest, Romania, and Jewish schools including a list of 42 women at forced labor at Institutul Central de Statistica. Some letters addressed to Radu Lecca by Nandor Gingold concern requests of exemption from forced labor for various Jews. Other requests concern the special taxes for Jews and Centrala's inspection in Transnistria. Correspondence of Filderman relates to Jewish doctors from 1941 to 1943. Collection also includes information concerning Noua Organizatie Sionista and miscellaneous letters related to special taxes, correspondence with the branch in Cernauti, Romania (now Chernivtsi, Ukraine), certificates for rabbis, forced labor, cloth and shoes for poor Jews, Jewish hospitals, confiscation of buildings, aid for poor Jews, corre... spondence concerning the census of Jews, requests for authorizations allowing Jews to travel by train, financialaid sent to Jews in Transnistria, aid to orphans in Transnistria, aid to needy Jews in Romania, deportations to Transnistria, papers of the Centrala Evreilor din România branch in Hunedoara, Romania, Jewish schools and hospitals, authorizations for Jews to work in their professions from 1942 to 1944.
552 RG-25.017M 2003.169 Selected records of the Cluj Branch of the Romanian National Archives Includes selected fragments of transcripts from war crimes trials held in Cluj, Romania, from 1944 to 1945, documents from the Inspectoratul de jandarmi, Inspectoratul de politie (including police reports from Cluj, Turda, Abrud, Aiud, Dej, Huedin, Zalau, Alba Iulia), and Parchetul General, Prefuctura judetului, Tinutul, Parchetul General Maghiar, and Pretura plasii Cluj, and a few documents from the Prefectura judetului Somes and the Jandarmeria judetului Turda. Most are status reports, requests, transcripts of trials, and police/gendarmes reports on everything from Zionist and Legionary movements to Hungarian irredentism.
553 RG-25.019M 2004.404 Selected records related to Bessarabia and Bukovina from the Romanian National Archives Contains records of surveillance of Jews and expropriation of their property in Bessarabia and Bukovina, as well as surveillance and intimidation of other minorities such as Protestants.
554 RG-25.021M 1997.A.0334 Selected records relating to the Holocaust in Romania Contains records of the Federation of Union of Jewish Communities and the O.S.E. Bucharest branch relating to its relief and aid activities for Jews who were deported to Transnistria and those in Greater Romania. Also contains name lists of Jews originally from Transylvania and interned to the USSR, lists of orphaned children and the victims of the Iasi pogrom, the World jewish Congress (WJC) in Romania information forms on families in Vaslui, Iasi and Burdeni, registration cards of deportees, newspaper clippings, album and documents containing photographs of Pogrom of Bucharest, registration cards of deportees, as well as records relating to forced labor, social assistance, and anti-Jewish measures.
555 RG-25.022M 2005.220 Selected records of the Romanian Ministry of Justice Contains records related to the Iron Guard, reviews of citizenship, seizures of Jewish property, decrees concerning servants of Jews and trade with Jews, status of foreign Jews, and the return of Jewish goods.
556 RG-25.023M 2005.227 Selected records from the collection Ministry of the Interior (Miscellaneous) Contains police reports from various areas of Romania, as well as letters and complaints to local police, newspaper clippings, tables, telegrams, situation reports and correspondence. Documents relate to the activities and leaders of many political parties or movementsm including: Iron Guard; Agrarian Union Party; National Christian Party; Peasant Party; Everything for the Fatherland Party; and The National Front of Rebirth. Some police reports relate to activities of student organizations and movements, including Hitler Jugend, cultural organizations, and Association of Jewish Women. Other topics include: religious sects; relations with USSR; Bulgarian irredentists; relations between the Army and the population; Jewish leader Filderman; surveillance of foreigners from Germany and Hungary who applied for citizenship; diplomatic relations with other countries; abuses against Jews; refere... nces to the "Jewish problem;" occupation of Bessarabia by USSR and of Transylvania by Hungary; and postwar reports on Legionnaires who emigrated.
557 RG-25.024M 2005.226 Selected records from the Romanian Ministry of Work, Health and Social Protection - Central Office of Romanianization (Aryanization) Contains records of the Central Office of Romanianization (OCR) under the Ministry of Labor, Health, and Social Welfare, concerning the “Romanianization” of personnel of various private enterprises and “doubling” the practice of retaining fired workers to teach new workers. Included also are a proposal to accelerate Romanianization, explanatory memoranda, the structure and budgetary expenses of the OCR, a draft law on the Romanianization of staff in Northern Bucovina and Bessarabia, activity reports of the OCR to the Ministry of Labor, press clippings, and requests by refugees and other ethnic Romanians to be “placed” in various jobs. It also contains OCR correspondence with governmental bodies, businesses, and private persons concerning Romanianization.
558 RG-25.029M 2005.222 Selected records from collections of the Iaşi branch of the Romanian National Archives Contains records relating to aryanization, authorization for Jews to travel, authorizations for Jews to engage in commerce, statistics, lists of Jewish persons who were evacuated to Transnistria, wartime and postwar censuses of Jews, confiscation of Jewish property, forced labor of Jews, citizenship issues, and surveillance of the Iron Guard by the government. Includes selected files from the Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Iaşi; Prefecture of Police of Iaşi; five territorial police districts of Iaşi; the Prefecture of Iasi district; the mayorship of Iaşi; and the Royal District of the Prut area.
559 RG-25.030M 2005.224 Selected records from collections of the Galați branch of the Romanian National Archives Contains records concerning Jewish matters and the policy of local offices toward Jewish questions. The collection includes selected records from the mayors' offices of Galați and of Tecuci; the prefectures of Covurlui district and of Tecuci district; the police headquarters of Galați; the Gendarmerie of Covurlui and of Tecuci districts; the Covurlui district office of the Centrala Evreilor; the Jewish Democratic Committees of Galați and Tecuci; and the Centrala Evreilor office in Galați. Also included are postwar records of the Jewish Democratic Committees of Galați and of Tecuci.
560 RG-25.034M 2005.503 Selected records from collections of the Vrancea branch of the Romanian National Archives Contains records concerning Jewish matters and the policy of local offices toward Jewish questions. It includes selected files from the following organizations: District Prefecture of the Town of Putna (1938-1946)-includes records of the revision of the citizenship of Jews, the legal status of the Jewish Community of Focşani, the forced labor of Jews, the confiscation ofJewish properties, including radios, the surveillance of Jews, Jewish hostages, and permits for Jewish travel; Mayor's Office of Focsani (1941-1944)-includes records of the confiscation of Jewish properties, the relocation of Jews; and the Jewish forced labor; Focşany Police (1940-1944- includes documents of the surveillance of "Zionists", and the confiscation of Jewish properties; Jewish Forced Labor Detachment No.111, Soveja (1943-1944)- includes name lists of Jews working in this unit, orders, counter orders, sani... tary conditions in the camp, and the name list of Jews sent to Transnistria; Jewish Democratic Committee of Putna (1946, 1948-1953)-includes monthly reports, activities, plans, and meetings; Jewish Community of Focşani (1921-1943)-includes records of the assistance for members, manufacture of matzos, the conversion to Judaism, and records of Jewish schools.
561 RG-25.036M 2006.267 Selected records from collections of the Botoşani branch of the Romanian National Archives Contains records concerning Jewish matters and the policy of local offices toward Jewish questions. The records were generated by the Botoşani district prefecture, the police of Botoşani, the mayor of the town of Dorohoi, the police of Dorohoi, the district Dorohoi district prefecture. Includes selected records from the Jewish communities of the following localities: Dorohoi (1931-1949), Săveni (1941-1948), Ştefăneşti (1945-1949), and Mihaileni (1945-1948). Contains also records from the Centrul National De Romanizare Botoşani and includes selected records relating to: aryanization of Jewish property in various locations from Botoşani district; agricultural land, mills; confiscation of property belonging to repatriated German citizens; reports of the National Commission of Romanization (CNR); confiscation and selling of Jewish and German real estate, properties belonging to Romanian d... eportees of Transnistvia; CNR personnel matters,; selling of goods resulting from demolition of Jewish properties; leasing of former properties belonging to Jews. Contains also records of the Jewish Democratic Committee of the District of Botoşani, 1947-1953 (CDE) (Puppet communist Jewish organization) and the Jewish Democratic Committee of the District of Dorohoi, 1949-1953, including activity reports and minutes of meetings. Also includes records from the Asociaţia Culturală Progresistă in Limba idiş (IKUF), 1947-1953, name lists of Jews from Mihaileni, surveillance of political parties, Zionist propaganda, maps and name lists of former Iron Guard (Garda de Fier) members.
562 RG-25.037M 2006.268 Selected records from collections of the Buzău branch of the Romanian National Archives Contains records concerning Jewish matters and the policy of local offices toward Jewish questions.The records were generated by the police of Buzău, the mayor of the town of Buzău, the legion of genarmerie of Buzău, the district prefecture of Râmnicu Sărat, the legion of gendarmerie of Râmnicu Sărat, and the mayor of Râmnicu Sărat. Includes also selected records from the Buzău regional office of the Centrala Evreilor in Romania the Central Office of Jews in Romania and the records of the Jewish community of Buzău.
563 RG-25.038M 2006.269 Selected records from Ministerul de Razboi, Cabinetul Ministrului Contains records concerning the policies of local offices on Jewish matters, including records relating to movements of the Third and Fourth Armies, antisemitism, and Jewish forced labor. Also contains list of Jews from Neant forced labor camp, and records from Vspnisska camp.
564 RG-25.039M 2006.270 Selected records from Ministerul Economiei Naţionale Contains selected records from Ministry of National Economy. Records include following subjects: implementation of legislation regarding Jewish and non-Jewish staff of industries; expropriation of Jewish goods; the antisemitic polices of the Iron Guards; Iron Guard control of Jewish companies; surveillance of Jewish commerce; regulations concerning food packages sent to Jews in Transnistria; reports on Jewish commerce; forced labor of Jews in Ilia, in the Hunedoara district; aryanization of Jewish enterprises; memos of W. Filderman about the Jewish star (star of David); orders concerning forced labor of Jews; reports concerning confiscation of Jewish property in the "Protectorate of Bohemia and Moravia" and in Slovakia; reports on the situation of Jews in Vaslui district; situation report on Jewish citizenship; confiscation of Jewish property, including abandoned commercial propert... y and Jewish stores; and aryanization of personnel; regulations re Jewish-owned companies and confiscation ofJewish companies; ayranization of land; transfer of money to Jews interned in camps in Transnistria; deliveries of goods and tools to Jews interned in camps in Transnistria; packages of food for the Jews working in forced labor in Transnistria; interdiction of commerce between Jews and peasants in Moldova; interdiction of participation of Jews in public auctions; illegal dealings in Suceava in goods formerly belonging to Jews; and commerce in Moghilev; disbanding of the government directorate of ayranization; table of Volksdeutsche arrested by Romanian soviet detachments and put to work at forced labor; and aid to 500 Jews from Northern Transylvania who were in Switzerland; reacceptance of Jewish employees into the Ministry of Public Works; help for 500 Jews originally from North Transylvania, now in Switzerland; confiscation of goods of ethnic Germans; liquidation of the center for Romanianization; annulment of the legislation which created the center for Romanianization; and the question of Jewish emigration to Palestine.
565 RG-25.041M 2007.2 Selected records of the Prefecture of Police of the Capital (Bucharest) ( Fond 1695) Includes records related to the surveillance of Jews, Jewish organizations, and Jewish movements; temples and synagogues in Bucharest; Sephardic Jews; emigration of Jewish children to Palestine; anti-Jewish laws and their application; the forced labor of Jews in Bucharest and elsewhere; the confiscation of Jewish property including radios; the surveillance of Freemasons; the Iron Guard rebellion; Jews deported to Transnistria; internees from Targu Jiu, a camp for both Jewish and non-Jewish political prisoners in Romania proper; liberation from the camps; and other matters.
566 RG-25.042M 2007.94 Selected records from collections of the Bihor branch of the Romanian National Archives Contains information on the numbers of Jews killed in rural areas of Romania; investigations of Nazis, Iron Guards, and Hungarians by the inspectorate of gendarmerie of Oradea; correspondence of the gendarmerie in Bihor regarding the treatment of Jews, the handling of war criminals and the Iron Guard, Jewish emigration to Palestine, and the treatment of Jews and Romanians by the Hungarians. Police records on the surveillance and/or arrest of individuals in Oradea by order of the new people’s court, information on the internment of ethnic Germans and SS, name lists of Jews and members of the Red Cross in the town of Oradea. Correspondence of the Bihor branch of the Jewish Democratic Committee and other miscellaneous documents on Jews in the prefecture.
567 RG-25.043M 2007.95 Selected records from collections of the Satu Mare branch of the Romanian National Archives Contains records concerning Jewish matters and the policy of local offices toward Jewish questions. It includes selected files from the following organizations: Prefecture of Satu Mare county, 1938-1948 - correspondence regarding confiscation and restitution of Jewish property and goods; Prefecture of Satu Mare county,1941-1950 - confiscation of Jewish goods, antisemitic administration orders, confiscation of land, 1944 reports regarding the SS; Mayor of the town of Satu Mare,1943-1948 - confiscation of Jewish property, and war criminals.
568 RG-25.044M 2007.134 Selected records from collections of the Bistriţa-Năsăud branch of the Romanian National Archive Contains records concerning Jewish matters and the policy of local offices toward Jewish questions. It includes selected files from the following organizations: Mayorship of Bistriţa - restitution of Jewish property; statistics; and confiscation of Volksdeutch property, 1945-1947; Legion of Gendarmerie of Năsăud city - correspondence between Romanians and Jews; religious cults, 1940-1944; Democratic Jewish Committee in Năsăud - Various reports, 1946-1950.
569 RG-25.045M 2007.135 Selected records from collections of the Suceava branch of the Romanian National Archive Selected records from the local offices such as: Legion of Gendarmerie, district police, district prefectures, and mayors' offices located in many localities in Suceava County in the South Bukovina area of Romania. Topics include many aspects of Jewish communities, organizations, societies, measures against Jews, standards for qualifying for Romanian citizenship, denaturalization, and evacuation of Jews from rural areas, internment of Jews in camps, deportations of Jews to Transnistria, Jewish property, Jewish companies, Romanization,” and the fate of Jewish assets after the war Also includes information about gypsies; ethnic German, Hungarian, and Ukrainian minorities; and demographic statistics. Records accreted in 2013 contain accounting documents, support from the Joint, estimate of destruction of properties, Jewish hospitals, support from Joint for headquarters of community, old-age...  home, medication for elderly, educational matters, census of Jewish population, registers of poor Jews from Suceava, correspondence with Joint, situation of prayer houses and synagogues, disbanding of Itcani community, maintenance of Jewish cemeteries, situation of those unable to work who received aid, and various financial reports. Records accreted in 2015 contain files relating to various Jewish communities, refugees from Bessarabia and Bucovina, deportation of Jews from Suceava, Jews forced labor, census of Jews, inhabitants who escaped Russians, reports of refugees, Ukrainians, Jews, communists, religious sects, inventory of goods, correspondence with Ministry of Interior relating to confiscation of radios belonging to Jews, emigration to US, the camp of Edineti-Hotin, and internees from Edineti and Sadhora camps.
570 RG-25.046M 2007.136 Records of the Presidency of the Council of Ministers, Serviciul Special de Informaţii (Romanian Special Information Service) This collection contains reports on surveillance by the secret police, Serviciul Special de Informaţii, concerning Romanian Jewish organizations and reports on Jewish leadership, as well as antisemitic organizations and publications, the wartime repression of Jews, and the wartime "aryanization" (confiscation) of Jewish property.
571 RG-25.047 2007.139 Selected records of the Foreign Information Service of Romania (S.I.E.) Contains personal files of several Jewish Romanian individuals who were associated with the Jewish community and/or were industrialists; including Alexandru Safran, Chief Rabbi of Romania; as well as a file on the Zionist movement. Most of files are associated with the following persons: Sima Horia, Florin Gildau (Galdau), Viorel Trifa, Ricu Lupescu , Salomon Rabinsohn, Spliman Emil, Nicolae Malaxa, and Mahai I.
572 RG-25.049M 2008.187 Selected records from the Inspectoratul de Jandarmi Chisinau Includes correspondence between the General Inspectorate in Bucharest and the Inspectorate in Chisinau (Kishenev), Moldavia.
573 RG-25.050M 2008.221 Selected records from various archives of Romania concerning Roma This collection documents deportations of 25,000 Roma to Transnistria in 1942: contains lists of Roma to be deported; police reports concerning alleged criminal activities; petitions of deportees for repatriation; “Romanianization” of Romas’ property; requests from local officials for clarification of deportation orders; internal correspondence concerning the effect of deportations on the remaining population; decisions regarding Roma refugees from Northern (Hungarian) Transylvania; and other topics such as typhus outbreaks, “vagabondism,” “concubinism,” and mixed marriages.
574 RG-25.051 2009.10 Records of the World Jewish Congress in Romania Contains sixteen-page family questionnaires distributed by the World Jewish Congress in Arad, Birlad, Botoşani, Brăila, Bucharest, Burdujeni, Carei, Cluj, Constanţa, Galaţi, Iasį, Oradea, Rădăuţi, Roman, Timişoara, and Vaslui. Forms include name, address, date and place of birth, occupation/profession, education, and details of persecution under the Antonescu regime (as well as deportations from Transylvania to German-occupied Poland).
575 RG-25.052M 2009.60 Selected records from collections of the Ministry of Interior, Administration of the State (Administratia de Stat) This collection covers topics such as the “Jewish religion,” converted Jews, internment of Jews in camps, deportation of Jews to Transnistria, Jews accused of communism, the Jews of Czernovitz (Cernăuţi), and repatriation of deported Jews.
576 RG-25.053M 2009.55 Selected records of the Romanian Royal Cultural Foundation Contains various state organizations’ correspondence concerning cultural matters such as purging libraries of books written by Jews, and the disposition of Jewish property.
577 RG-25.054M 2009.54 Selected Hungarian records from the Hungarian State Archive, Budapest Consists primarily of correspondence between the Hungarian Embassy in Bucharest and the Hungarian Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Budapest. Included are summaries of Romanian radio broadcasts; reports on atrocities in Romania against Hungarians before 1941; and a situation report on the Romanian armed forces. Other topics include protests of Romanian Jews against having to wear the yellow star, Romanian court cases against Hungarians, and personnel changes in the Romanian government.
578 RG-25.055M 2009.52 Selected records of the Ministry of Propaganda, Bucharest Contains miscellaneous materials, including excerpts from reports and articles published abroad.
579 RG-25.056M 2012.43 Selected records from the collections of the Brăila branch of the Romanian National Archives Contains the Prefecture of the District of Brăila records related to the "religious sects," nomadic Roma, confiscation of Jewish properties, ethnic Bulgarians, repatriation from Bessarabia and Bucovina (1940) from various subdistricts in Brăila, treatment of Jews, forced labor of Jews, deportation of Jews between Siret and Prut Rivers (1941), Iron Guard, forced labor of Jews in Lacu Sărat and Baldovineşti, name lists, local Aryanization activities (CNR), expelling of Jews from various institutions, travel authorizations for Jews, Jewish detachment of forced labor for road repairs, rights given to Jewish citizens (1946); the Legion of Gendarmes Brăila records relating to "religious sects," forced labor of Jews and trials of war criminals (1945); the Mayorship of Brăila correspondence with local Aryanization Center (CNR); the National Democratic Committee Brăila (CDE) correspondence ... relating to the CDE activities, reports, instructions, name lists of Jews emigrating to Israel, name lists of Jews who joined communist party, statistics of Jewish population in the city of Brăila, and registers.
580 RG-25.057M 2009.61 Selected records of the Uniumea Generală a Industrialşilor din Romania (UGIR) This collection contains one 1941 file primarily on “Romanianization” of the staff of enterprises.
581 RG-25.058M 2009.56 Legion of Gendarmerie of Bucharest Contains records relating to surveillance of Jews, Zionists, Iron Guardists, Communists, Nazi organizations, and Roma; and to deportation of Roma to Transnistria and Roma deportees who returned from Transnistria. It also includes reports on anti-Semitism and on Jews who did not show up for forced labor.
582 RG-25.059M 2009.267 Selected records related to A.C. Cuza and the National Christian Party Contains records relating to A. C. Cuza, a leading anti-Semite in Romania and the leader of the National Christian Party (PNC) which was in power December 1937 to February 1938. Also contains records relating to Istrate Micescu, the Justice Minister of the PNC administration.
583 RG-25.060M 2010.58 Selected records of the Romanian Ministry of Interior, Cabinet of the Minister (Cabinetul ministrului) Contains excerpts from records concerning Iron Guard activities, surveillance of Jews, interment of Jews in camps, deportation of Romanies and Jews to Transnistria, notes concerning the ghettos in Transnistria, and forced labor in Ragat. It also includes postwar documents on the confiscation of property and on war criminals.
584 RG-25.061M 2010.59 Selected records of the Romanian Ministry of Cults and Arts (Inv. 2720) Contains records relating to the status of various Jewish communities from the old kingdom (Bessarabia, Bukovina, Transylvania, and Banat); correspondence of these communities with the Ministry; damages to synagogues and other religious property; the Iron Guard rebellion, conversion of Jews to Christianity including to Catholicism; and name lists of converts. Also contains records of the Ministry of Cults and Arts, including correspondence regarding the freedom of Catholics, Baptists and Jews, and sending of priests to Transnistria.
585 RG-25.063M 2010.61 Selected records from collections of the Hunedoara branch of the Romanian National Archive Contains prewar and wartime records of various local police organizations, including reports on Jews and other minorities, treatment of Jews, Ayranization, and deportations to Transnistria. It also includes postwar material on emigration to Palestine, measures to prevent further killing of Jews, Jews under forced labor, Jehovah’s Witnesses, and the Deva Jewish Democratic Committee’s (CDE) correspondence with Jews, with the Joint, and with central Jewish authorities.
586 RG-25.064M 2010.62 Selected records from collections of the Braşov branch of the Romanian National Archive Contains postwar records of the Jewish Democratic Committee (CDE) of Braşov (a.k.a. Stalin), containing reports of meetings, name lists of members of the CDE, and name lists of Jews who returned from Transnistria. Also contains wartime records of local Braşov governmental organizations such as the prefecture, police, and the Legion of Jandarmerie. These include correspondence about the Iron Guard rebellion, name lists of Jews forbidden to return to Romania during the war, and correspondence concerning control of Jews and Roma, for example, case such as the confiscation of a radio. Also contains records from the town of concerning treatment of Jews during the war, and postwar correspondence concerning sects and Roma returning from Transnistria. Includes also records from the Prefecture of Făgăraş relating to: confiscated Jewish properties, card files (CNR), expropriation of the land o... f Brandsteter Ludovic from Soars on March 11, 1945, murders committed by Iron Guard after ceding of Transylvania, and appointed Mayors from the district of Făgăraş who were Iron Guards.
587 RG-25.065 2010.80 Census of Jews in Arad, Romania, 20 May 1942 Contains two series: 1. List of Jews christened or considered to be Christian per the law of 9 August 1941; 2. List of Jews of mixed marriage.
588 RG-25.067M 2011.14 Selected records from the collections of the Călăraşi Branch of the Romanian National Archives Contains records from the Commissariat of police of the Port of Calarasi, and includes records relating to: surveillance of Iron Guard, the situation of Jews, the transit of German and Italian armies, reorganization of Iron Guard and communist movement. Also contains records from the Police of the city of Calarasi, and includes records relating to: confiscation of Jewish property, nomadic Roma, confiscation of furniture belonging to Jews, including real estate, forced labor of Jews, Jews of Sephardic community, surveillance of Jews, spies, members of Iron Guards, communists and members of religious associations.
589 RG-25.068M 2011.15 Selected records from the collections of the Alba branch of the Romanian National Archives Contains records from the Regional Inspectorate of the Police Alba Iulia and includes records relating to: surveillance of the Iron Guard, travel permits for Jews, forced labor of Jews, lists of Jews deported fromTeius and Aiud sent to Alba Iulia. Surveillance of ethnic Germans, communists, surveillance of interned Jews. Also includes records from the Police of the municipality of Alba Iulia relating to surveillance of the Iron Guards, National Christian Party (PNC), the loss of citizenship of Jews, surveillance of anti-semitic movements, Jews and Zionists, as well as correspondence relating to the deportation of Roma to Transnistria, Jews who did not perform forced labor, Jews who escaped to Transnistria and were sent back, aid to the Jewish population, and correspondence relating to the confiscation of radios from Hungarians, Germans, and Jews.
590 RG-25.069M 2011.19 Selected records from the collections of the Arad branch of the Romanian National Archives Contains records from the Pretura (police unit) of Chişineu-Criş and includes records relating to: lists of registered Iron Guard, Jewish shops, Jewish enterprises, correspondence regarding Iron Guards and Jews, the situation of Jewish goods, indexes of Jewish addresses, and CNR goods (Aryanization) (Microfilm Reel 1-8). Includes records from the Legion of gendarmes Arad including various files regarding to the Iron Guard rebellion in Arad district, surveillance of religious groups, and the history of religious groups in Arad district (Microfilm Reel 9-12). Also includes records from the Jewish Theoretical High School of Arad including minutes of meetings of teachers, lists of teachers and administrative personnel, orders relating to teaching processes, forbidding activities of certain professors, and lists of children examined by the Jewish high school (Microfilm Reel 13).
591 RG-25.070M   Selected Police Records from the Arad Branch of the Romanian National Archives, 1922–1944 Records relating to official orders, name lists of Iron Guards.
592 RG-25.071M   Selected Records of the Sub-District of Pecica from the Arad Branch of the Romanian National Archives, 1935–1950 Records relating to Jewish-owned properties nationalized by the Centrul Naţional de Românizare (National Commission of Romanianization).
593 RG-25.072M 2011.24 Selected records from the collection of the Sub-district of Beliu from the Arad branch of the Romanian National Archives Contains records from the sub-district of Beliu, including records related to: confiscation of Jewish properties, Iron Guard, war orphans, prayer houses for various religious groups, deportation of Jews, and Jewish goods confiscated by the state.
594 RG-25.073M 2011.25 Selected records from the collection Police Detachment of Lipova from the Arad branch of the Romanian National Archives Contains records from the Police Detachment of Lipova, including records related to the situation of Jews, propaganda, and miscellaneous items.
595 RG-25.074M 2011.26 Selected records from the collection of the Sub-district of Ineu from the Arad branch of the Romanian National Archives Contains records from the sub-district of Ineu, including records related to the confiscation of Jewish goods, lists of deported Jews, an inventory of churches and religious groups that were permitted or prohibited, and name lists of members of Baptist, Adventists, and Unitarian churches.
596 RG-25.076M 2011.28 Selected records from the collection of the Prefecture of Police of Prahova from the Prahova branch of the Romanian National Archives Contains records from the Prefecture police of Prahova, including correspondence and a list of goods taken by the police from the Iron Guard (Garda de Fier).
597 RG-25.077M 2011.29 Selected records from the collections of the Mehedinţi branch of the Romanian National Archive Contains records from Orsova, consisting of records related to requests and changes of citizenship, firing of Jews, expropriation of Jewish properties -- including orders and lists of names.
598 RG-25.078M 2011.30 Selected records from the collection of the Prefectura of Muscel from the Argeş branch of the Romanian National Archives Contains selected records from the Prefectura of Muscel and the sub-district of Campulung-Muscel and includes records relating to confiscation of Jewish properties, deportation of Jews, and indexes of Romanian women married to Jews. As well as records from the Regional Inspectorate of Police Piteşti, including orders and reports, and the personal file of Israel Schif. Also includes records from the Legion of Gendarmes Muscel and includes records relating to: surveillance of religious groups, name lists of gendarmerie informants, surveillance of Iron Guard, name lists of deported Jews, and war criminals. Also included is one file from the sub-district of the Curtea de Argeş relating to war criminals.
599 RG-25.079M 2011.31 Selected records from the collections of the Ialomiţa branch of the Romanian National Archives Contains records from the Democratic Jewish Committee (CDE) of Calarasi, and includes records relating to support for Jewish citizens and reports of activities of CDE. Includes also records from the sub-district of Slobozia, including records relating to the confiscation of goods of Iron Guard movement, instructions regarding registration of Jews, and forced labor of Jews.
600 RG-25.080M 2011.32 Selected records from collections of the Caraş-Severin branch of the Romanian National Archive Contains records from the sub-district of Bozovici and includes records relating to the confiscation of Baptist prayer houses. Also includes records from the Police commissariat of Anina relating to orders concerning the capture of war criminals and thieves, goods of war criminals, and real estate. Also contains records from the Police commissariat of Orsova relating to orders concerning prohibition of peasants/ farmers to enter Jewish homes, and records from the Police from Baile Herculane of orders concerning German and Hungarian minorities, Hungarian terrorists, German spies, forced labor of Jews, and surveillance of Zionists. Additionally, collection includes records from the sub-district of Caransebes relating to name lists of various members of ethnic groups, mixed marriages, revisionism of Jewish citizenship, Hungarian and Nazi propaganda, confiscation of Jewish goods, naturaliz... ation of Isaac Goldstein who left for Jerusalem, repatriation of Jewish citizens from Palestine, surveillance of Baptists, and re-inscription of names of Jews that had been removed from public monuments.
601 RG-25.081M 2011.40 Selected records from collections of the Harghita branch of the Romanian National Archives Contains records from the Mayorship of the town Miercurea Ciuc relating to the administration of Jewish goods. Also included in this collection are records from the Mayorship of the town Gheorgheni relating to: the dismantling of Hehalutz, “All for the Fatherland” (Iron Guard), authorizations for meetings of the Jewish community, Christian faith among Jews, prohibiting Jewish commerce, goods from Jewish deportees, war criminals and their goods, real estate remaining from deported Jews. Also includes records from the democratic Jewish Committee (CDE) of the district of Ciuc relating to biographies, statistical tables, and memberships.
602 RG-25.082M 2011.48 Selected records from the collections of the Maramureş branch of the Romanian National Archives Contains records from the Prefecture of the District of Maramureş including orders of the Ministries of Interior and Defense concerning the rights of Jews, as well as the approval from the Ministry of Interior for the activites of a Mizrahi Zionist organization in Sighet. Also contains documents concerning bandits from Viseul de Sus.
603 RG-25.083M 2011.49 Selected records from collections of the Tulcea branch of the Romanian National Archives Contains records from the District of Tulcea, Commission of Romanization (CNR) consisting of lists of Germans repatriated from the district of Tulcea, payments to guards to protect expropriated Jewish goods, goods from repatriated Germans, tables of Bulgarian and Italian citizens, renting of real estate and goods belonging to Jews and Bulgarians, selling of German goods, instructions and tables of goods confiscated from Jews taken from Tulcea, Sulina, and Babadag, administration of the Ruth Gottlieb Mill.
604 RG-25.084 2011.58 Selected records from the National Council for the Study of Securitate Archives (CNSAS) Records relating to the surveillance of Iron Guardists, 1945-1959; Protestant churches, 1920-1945; Freemasons; Jewish organizations, 1924-1952; and Zionists. The emigration of Jews to Palestine, 1941-1943; other files on Jewish emigration, 1939-1944, wartime surveillance of ethnic Germans, wartime occupation of Northern Transylvania. Seven files (CNSAS 11-1) documentation of Communist secret police surveillance of people connected to wartime crimes in Vasiliorka-Tulcin and in Mostovi, Berezovka, and Transnistria. Includes lists of officers in the Romanian Army before and after 1944, lists of Iron Guard, miscellaneous military documents, Iron Guard records, documents relating to King Carol, Ferdinand and Michael, and the Royal house.
605 RG-25.085 2011.59 Records of the Jewish Democratic Committee Association of Widows and War Orphans (IOVR)

Consists of interviews conducted by the Jewish Democratic Committee’s Association of Widows and War Orphans (IOVR) with the Holocaust survivors after the war.

Names:

https://www.ushmm.org/online/hsv/source_view.php?SourceId=42976

606 RG-25.086M 2011.74 Undersecretary of State for Romanization (Aryanization), Colonization, and Inventory Contains records from the Undersecretary of State for Romanization (Aryanization), Colonization, and Inventory relating to Aryanization in Romania. These records include: requests of refugees from Transylvania and Bessarabia to be in charge of Aryanization; lists of selling and buying shares whose owners were Jews; transfers of bonds relating to the Astra Romana Society; transfer of shares of various industrial societies; reports relating to various industrial societies; Committee on discovering Jewish goods which had been transferred to another owner to avoid being confiscated; requests and correspondence relating to Jewish properties, real estate, and land; declaration concerning miscellaneous stores, cafes; police reports and investigations by special committee regarding Jewish businesses that had been transferred to other owners to avoid being confiscated; sabotaging of industrial...  commercial Aryanization enterprises; name-lists of Jewish citizens of ethnic German origin, and ethnic Germans involved in commerce; lists of Aryanized enterprises from Bessarabia and Bucovina; confiscation of Jewish property; and tables with control inspectors and Aryanization commissars by business.
607 RG-25.087M 2011.77 Selected records from the collections of the Prahova branch of the Romanian National Archives Contains correspondence of the members of Jewish communists from Ploiești, relating to war criminals, creation of the People’s Republic of Romania,1948 elections, meetings, and study circles. Also includes records of the National Committee for Romaization (Aryanization) for the Prahova district containing tables of confiscated Jewish real estate, correspondence relating to the expropriation of Jewish properties, registers, instructions on buildings confiscated from Jews, lists of confiscated Jewish real estate in 1943, procès-verbaux of confiscated Jewish real estate property by address.
608 RG-25.088M 2012.44 Records of the Jewish Democratic Committee Office of the Association of Widows and Orphans from the Iasi branch of the Romanian National Archives This collection consists of 1,350 files containing questionnaires with families of Jewish victims of the Pogrom of Iaşi, death certificates, interviews with survivors, hospital release forms, Jews in forced labor in the Iasi area, birth certificates and other family records.
609 RG-25.089M 2012.45 Colecţia 60 (Amintiri, memorii şi însemnări ale unor personalităţi despre situaţia economico-socială şi politică din România) Contains records relating to Buchenwald camp and name lists of inmates at Buchenwald, Matei Gal, lists of individuals murdered in Rîbnița, various recollections about Transnistria: Vapniarka camp, Silvina Mostovoi and other ghettos, photos 1942-1944, notes about activities of Jews in Arad 1942-1944, notes of Nicolai Golberger regarding Colonel Sabin Motora (Righteous Gentile) the former last commander of Vapniarka camp, Ivan Klopotar relating to Auschwitz, and Emanoil Safir relating to Rîbnița.
610 RG-25.090M 2012.55 Selected records from the collections of the Covasna branch of the National Romanian Archives This collection includes records of the Jewish Democratic Committee, 1945-1950 containing various reports, proces-verba, and other statements. Within this collection are also various official documents relating to deported Jews, the administration of goods of Jews who were deported, official proof concerning deportation, death certificates of Jews who perished in Auschwitz, and various other papers relating to Jews who died in Auschwitz and their goods.
611 RG-25.091M 2012.56 Collection of indictments and transcripts of trials of war criminals and political leaders Contains trials of individuals accused of crimes in Transnistria and Iași (Romania); indictments of top leaders of the Antonescu administration, indictments of leaders of the National Peasant Party (adversaries of communists and not war criminals), and indictments of other anti-Communist leaders.
612 RG-25.095 2015.1 Census from the city Cluj, Romania, 1924 and 1938 The collection contains an inventory of the Romanian citizens in Cluj county, dating from 1924-1952; as well as lists of Jews and Christians in Cluj, Gherla, Mociu commune, Câțcău commune, Dej, and Turda, Romania, compiled in 1938, 1945 and 1949. Lists complaied in 1938 are mainly based on the lists of 1924.
613 RG-26.002 1994.A.0044 Map of massacre sites near Naishtot, Lithuania The map of Naishtot, Lithuania (now known as Kudirkos Naumiestis, Lithuania), made by Ralph Goldberg in 1971, lists the names of the Jews of Naishtot who were killed during the Holocaust. This map is a photocopy of the original, and measures 85cm x 91.2 cm.
614 RG-26.004M 2002.37 War crimes investigation and trial records from the former Lithuanian KGB Archives

Contains documents from the criminal investigation files and trial records of Lithuanian citizens of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) accused of wartime crimes related to the Holocaust.

Finding aid in Russian:

https://collections.ushmm.org/findingaids/RG-26.004M_02_fnd_ru.pdf

615 RG-26.050 2013.106 Records of the Jewish National Council of Lithuanian and Jewish Parliamentary Group in Lithuanian Sejmas (Parliament) (Fond 620) Contains records relating mainly to the period of Jewish national autonomy in Lithuania, 1923-1926. The records of the Jewish National Council consist of miscellaneous correspondence files concerning all aspects of the activities (political, economical, educational, cultural, etc.) of the Jewish communities of Lithuania. The collection also includes general records related to the activities of the Jewish parliamentary group in the Lithuanian Sejmas and includes minutes of meetings, reports, statistics, drafts of the various decrees relating to Jewish minority rights, records regarding municipal elections, etc.
616 RG-26.051 2013.107 Board of the Jewish Community, Wilno Records of the Council of the Vilnius Jewish Community in Lithuania, reflecting the inter war period and beginning of World War II. The collection includes correspondence with local and government authorities, the Bureau of the Rabbi, the Chief of Police of the City of Vilnius, the Jewish Community Committee for Refugees, and Jewish communities across Lithuania regarding budgets and tax collection. Also includes reports, statistics, budget proposals, salaries of Jewish community officials, minutes, and certificates of war refugees.
617 RG-26.052 2014.16 Lietuvos Žydų labdaros draugijos (Fond 1147) Contains records of Lithuanian Jewish charity organizations who provided aid to the Jewish repatriates from Russia expelled from Lithuania during the WWI, and to Jewish refugees who fled from Poland, 1939-1940 (ca, 12,000 refugees). Includes also files relating to the activities of Jewish charities in Vilnius (Vilna), Kaunas (Kovno) and other cities in Lithuania; minutes, reports, financial and statistical reports of Jewish organizations "Ezra", OZE; lists of Jews who applied for the financial aid and medical treatment, and individual forms with personal data of Jewish refugees.
618 RG-26.053 2014.17 Utenos žydų bendruomenės taryba (Fond 1233) The collections include various materials related to the activities of Jewish community of Utena (Utyan). Consists of correspondence with government offices, minutes of meetings, circular letters from the Ministry of Jewish Affairs in Lithuania, voter registration lists, lists of community members, and reports on community activities.
619 RG-26.054 2014.323 Jewish Committee for Aid and Reconstruction, EKOPO (Fond 347) The collection consists of minutes of the meetings, financial reports, correspondence with various Polish government offices, Jewish charitable and relief organizations, Jewish libraries and cultural organizations during the years 1919-1939, and various documents relating to organization activities.
620 RG-26.055 2014.324 Union of Jewish Fighters for Lithuanian Independence (Fond 593) The collection consists of minutes of the board meetings, questionnaires filled out by the members of the organization, lists of members, orders, circular letters, correspondence with branch offices and various Lithuanian government offices, financial documents and award certifications.
621 RG-26.056 2015.67 YiVO Institute in Wilno (Fond 287) Various records related to the activities of the Yivo Institute for Jewish Research (YiVO) in Wilno (Vilnius), including correspondence with Jewish organizations and private individuals in Poland, Germany, United States, Austria, Latvia and other countries; records related to the activities of various Jewish organizations and political parties (Zukunft, Bund, Po'alei Zion, Keren Kayemet, Keren Hayesod, etc.); copies of Jewish newspapers published in Poland; financial records, and registry for incoming and outgoing correspondence etc.
622 RG-26.057 2015.68 Jewish Community Board, Skuodas (Fond 1235) Collection contains records of the Board of the Jewish community of Skuodas (Shkud in Yiddish) in Lithuania. It includes minutes of the Board's meetings, correspondence and other records related to the activities of the Jewish community of Skuodas (Shkud) before WWII.
623 RG-26.058 2015.69 Jewish religious and philanthropic associations, Kaunas (Fond 1143) Correspondence and other records of various Jewish religious and philantropic organizations active in Lithuania before WWII.
624 RG-26.059 2015.71 American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (AJDC), Kaunas office (Fond 1236) The collection contains financial records of the Joint Distribution Committee (JDC) in Kaunas and its branch offices across Lithuania.
625 RG-26.060 2015.70 Jewish societies in Lithuania (Fond 1140) The collection contains records and correspondence of various Jewish Zionist and public organizations active in Lithuania before WWII.
626 RG-31.004M 1995.A.0500 Odessa Oblast Archives records Contains files from the central administration of Transnistria (Ukraine) dealing with the local Jews and with the Jews deported from Bessarabia, Bukovina and Transnistria, and their fate in the ghettos between the Dniestr and the Bug.
627 RG-31.006M 1994.A.0080 Czernowitz Oblast Archives records Contains various documents relating to ghettoization and other forms of persecution against Jews in Czernowitz (Chernivtsi). Records relate to the Romanian occupation of the city of Czernovitz and the surrounding territory by the Romanian military. Subjects include the establishment and maintenance of a wide variety of ghettos and labor camps, the administration of the occupied territory by city and regional administrative agencies, the activities of various police agencies, the confiscation and disposition of Jewish property, and census (name lists) of Jews and others, the individual case files of Jews accused of and punished for infractions of ghetto rules and regulations, deportations to camps, the wearing of the yellow star, the forced labor of Jews, the return of Jews from camps, the Dorohoi deportations, and the denunciations of Jews and communists.
628 RG-31.013M 1997.A.0193 Ivano-Frankivsk State Oblast Archives records Contains correspondence, financial records, questionnaires, applications, list of residents, House Registry Book, census documents, inventories of confiscated Jewish property, autobiographies, list of people confined in ghettos, Ukrainian police lists and reports, and other documents pertaining to Holocaust-related issues in the district of Ivano-Frankivsk, Ukraine (Stanisławów, Poland). Records include documents of the Kolomyia District Chief, Snyatin City Administration, Zaluche District Administration, Stetseva District Administration, and Ivano-Frankivsʹk City Administration.
629 RG-31.018M 2002.97 Postwar war crimes trials related to the Holocaust Contains materials from trials conducted in the Ukrainian SSR (Soviet Socialist Republic) during and after World War II. The material includes documents from pre-trial investigations by the Ukrainian NKVD (Narodnyĭ komissariat vnutrennikh del), as well as interrogation protocols, indictments, verdicts and sentences, and post-sentencing histories. For each trial, the case number, the regional office, and principal defendant are listed.
630 RG-31.026M 2003.260 Selected records from former Archives of the Communist Party of Ukraine This collection contains records of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Ukraine. They describe conditions in Nazi-occupied territories of Ukraine; secret reports to Nikita Khrushchev, the head of the Ukrainian Communist Party, about the political and economic situation in the areas liberated from Nazi occupation; activities of various groups of Ukrainian nationalists; and antisemitism. Documents also address repatriation of groups deported to Germany (Fond 1). From the Special Commission for the history of the Great Patriotic War, a body established by the Ukrainian SSR Academy of Sciences, are records related to partisan activities in the Ukraine; copies and originals of German-captured documents, wartime diaries, and reports on the fate of Soviet POWs in Nazi camps (Fond 166). Posters from the period of the Great Patriotic War derive from Fond 56, and records of the Ukrainian staff of the division named in honor of General Sidor Kovpak come from Fond 62.
631 RG-31.027 2004.14 Transcripts of oral histories of Ukrainian Jews from the project "Jewish Fates-Ukraine-20th Century" The collection includes the oral history transcripts of Ukrainian Jews who were born between 1894 and 1949, recorded by the staff of the Judaica Institute of Kiev, Ukraine, for their project. Transcripts have detailed information about the daily life, religious activities, family life, education, and survival through pre-war pogroms, and survival during the Holocaust and after World War II.
632 RG-31.028 2004.15 Literary archives of Matvey Talalaievsḱyi Collection includes a biography of Matvey Talalaevskiy (up to 1946) in Ukrainian; the libretto of a musical comedy written in 1937; and a play "Cantonists," 1938. It also includes poetry, reports and essays written by M. Talalaevskiy and Z. Katz, pieces that were published in the newspaper "Stalinskoe Znamya" (including an article about Auschwitz and Jewish children hidden during the war in the Western Ukraine); poetry in Yiddish, 1930-1940; and letters sent by Talalaevskiy to his wife and daughter from the front, 1941-1942.
633 RG-31.045 2006.337 Natan Shafir collection The collection contains a photocopy of a published book of Natan Shafir's letters, saved by his son. These letters span the brief period of July 1941 to May of 1942, and were sent by Natan Shafir to his family living in Chkalov. The collection also contains photocopies of the actual letters, telegrams, and postcards, some of which display Soviet war art. There are also three photocopies of newspaper clippings.
634 RG-31.046 2006.338 Leonid (Lema) Bernstein collection The collection contains letters sent by Lema Bernstein from the Front to his parents who were evacuated from Kiev to Saratov, and later back to Kiev. The letters span the period of 1941-1945. Lema describes his service in the Soviet Army from 1941-1945, including his experiences performing as a member of the Soviet Army jazz orchestra.
635 RG-31.047 2006.339 Josef Berman collection Contains thirty-eight letters sent by Josef Berman to his wife Maria Brodskaya. These letters span the years of 1941-1945. Also included are three photocopied letters from Maria to Josef spanning the years of 1944-1945. The letters span the period of 1941-1945. Primary content pertains to details of Josef Berman's service in the Soviet Army, and his wishes for the welfare of his family evacuated from Kiev during the war.
636 RG-31.048 2006.348 Memoirs of Lyubov Tartakover about her husband Shulem-Yankel Leibovich, Holocaust survivor The collection contains the memoir "Gray Shaking Shadows", hand-written by Solomon Mavritsovich Lebovich's wife, Lubov Tartakover. The memoir covers Solomon Mavritsovich Lebovich's time in a series of camps from 1944 to1945, deportation to Birkenau -Auschwitz, his experiences in Buchenwald, Gross-Rosen and other concentration camps, liberation and repatriation. Also includes one photograph and three drawings.
637 RG-31.049 2006.341 Documents related to the righteous gentiles in the former USSR The collection includes photocopied letters, envelopes, testimonies, certified statements, photographs, passports, certificates of honor, forms, and applications of Jewish residents of the Former Soviet Union (FSU) and the Gentiles who saved them. These documents were collected mostly from 1989 to 1997 by four main organizations: The Jewish Foundation of Christian Rescuers; the Association of Jewish Organizations and the Ukrainian Community; World of the Righteous; and the Societal History Instruction Center on Babi Yar.
638 RG-31.050 2006.334 Ikhil Shmulevich Falikman manuscripts The collection includes two photocopied works by Ikhil Falikman, one an early print of a book that later became an authorized Russian publication and the second a previously unpublished manuscript in Yiddish. Accreted materials contains nine drafts articles written by Ikhil Falikman during WWII, and a copy of the letter written by Ivan Ivanovich Nekhoda, Ukraininan poet, to Ikhil Falikman in August 1943.
639 RG-31.051 2006.344 Memoir of Mark Josevich Sirota The collection includes a memoir of Mark Sirota, a renowned Ukrainian Jewish actor and theatre director. The memoir, completed in 1970, only covers the author's life from 1901 to 1939. The work is divided into 12 main chapters. Sirota provides interesting account of his childhood in Zitomir ( Zhytomyr) , beginning of his theatrical career with traveling Jewish theatre, travels trough Ukrainian, Polish and Romanian provincial towns. The memoirs offer rich and detailed information about Jewish life, history of the Jewish theatre in the background of the Russian revolution, civil war establishment of the Soviet authority in Ukraine. The major part of memoirs covers 1920. In 1936 Mark Sirota was transferred to Birobidzhan, capital of the Jewish Autonomous Region, where he served as Deputy Director of the local Jewish theatre till 1939. In the two last chapters of his memoirs, Mark ... Sirota provides a detailed account of the life and theatrical activities in Birobidzhan. The narrative ends in 1939.
640 RG-31.052 2006.340 Shmaruk-Tsybulnik collection The collection includes photocopied letters sent primarily between Isaac Shmaruk and his wife, Sulamif Tsybulnik. Other correspondence of note includes reciprocal letters from friends, family, and the Kiev Film Studio. The letters from Isaac Shmaruk discuss his life in the Red Army, his time spent in Germany, and efforts to contact family and friends throughout the Soviet Union. The letters from Sulamif Tsybulnik discuss her daily life in Ashkhabad, news from family and friends, her work with the Kiev Film Studio, and her brief stay in a Crimean sanitarium throughout a brief illness.
641 RG-31.053 2006.343 Memoirs of Abram Tseitlin The collection contains the printed memoirs (Memories) of Abram Tseitlin, written in 1990. The work predominantly spans the period 1941-1944 of Second World War. There are six chapters including: Chapter 1, "War"; Chapter 2 , "Evacuation"; Chapter 3, "Kerminye"; Chapter 4, "School", Chapter 5, "Misfortunes of War"; and Chapter 6, "I ask".
642 RG-31.054 2006.342 Diary of M. Zhabotinskii, a Jewish actor The collection includes the 85-page photocopied memoirs of M. Zhabotinskii, written between the years of 1957-1962.
643 RG-31.055 2006.336 Chaim Gildin collection The collection includes a photocopy of a 2002 publication on a series of Ukrainian Jewish writers, including Chaim Gildin: Gildin, Chaim. Ca. 1937. “Autobiography,” in Repressed Jewish Writers of Ukraine, 5-6. Kiev: 2002. The collection also includes a photocopy of Chaim Gildin's 1945 NKVD file.
644 RG-31.056 2006.335 Irina Aleksandrovna Khoroshunova collection The collection contains two items: a photocopy of a typed interview with Irina Aleksandrovna Khoroshunova on April 24, 1982, and a photocopy of a printed version of her personal 1941-1944 diary during the Nazi occupation of Kiev. Ms. Khoroshunova, an ethnic Ukrainian (then 28 years old) provides a detailed account of the events in Kiev under Nazi occupation, including the September 1941 Babi Yar massacre, activities of the Communist underground, shortage of food, Nazi repressions against civilians and her own family.
645 RG-31.057M 2006.386 Jewish pogroms in Ukraine, 1918-1924. Documents of the Kiev Oblast’ Commission for Relief to Victims of Pogroms (Obshetskom) (Fond 3050) The collection contains records of several major departments of the Kiev Oblast’ Commission for Relief to Victims of Pogroms (Obshetskom). Records relate to variety of activities of this public organization for relief to victims of pogrom in Kiev region as well as Eastern and Central Ukraine.The bulk comprises correspondence with public and government organizations, reports on the activities of regional representatives of the commission, communication with other organizations (e.g. Kultur Liga, JOINT, ORT, OZE, and others), lists of pogrom victims, minutes of board meetings, questionnaires, lists of persons looking for relatives, and files of staff members.
646 RG-31.058M 2007.1 Selected records related to the history of Jews and Jewish communities from the State Archives of Kyiv region of Ukraine The collection contains records of the Jewish organizations and Government and Communist Party organizations pertaining to the history of Jews and Jewish communities in the Kyiv region before and immediately after WWII, i.e, during Soviet power.
647 RG-31.059M 2007.5 Selected records related to the Holocaust and Nazi occupation of the Kiev region during WWII from the State Archives of Kiev Region This collection includes records of the following organizations and institutions active in the Kyiv region during the Nazi occupation: Offices of the Ukrainian auxiliary police in Makarov, Novy Mir, Uman, Dymer, Uzin, Tarashcha, , Fastov Vychsheduby, Baryshev, Korsun, Smilyany, Yaroslav etc., districts of the city of Kiev and Kyiv region; Office of the Burgomeister and Gebitskomissariat of Belaya Tserkov, (2 collections); Gebitskomissariat of Vasilkov, Stadtkommendatur, Stadtkomissariat, and General Komissar Kiev ( 3 collections); Ukrainian Administration of the Podol District of city of Kiev. Above-named record groups include name lists of the Ukrainian policemen, orders and circular letters of the local Ukrainian police and administrative institutions, correspondence with the German authorities, correspondence files, payrolls, secret police instructions, passport and other ID applications received from the local population, census of the population, and the like.
648 RG-31.060M 2007.183 Selected records related to the history of Jews in Zhytomyr region of Ukraine The collection contains selected records from regional Soviet government and Communist Party organizations related to the various aspects of Jewish life in the Zhytomyr region, chiefly before WWII. The records provide information about work and activities of the Jewish sections (evsektsia) of the Communist Party, Jewish public and political organizations ( Komzet, OZET, Kultur Liga, Agro-Joint etc), Jewish schools, closing synagogues and prayer houses, confiscation of religious objects, variety of lists of members of the Jewish communities, Jewish agricultural colonies and collective farms, demographical information etc. This collection also includes records of the Berdichev district Committee to Assist Victims of Pogroms during civil war (Evobshestkom) and trials of individuals who actively participated in the pogroms of Jewish population.
649 RG-31.063M 2008.13 Selected records from the Ivano-Frankivsk (Former Stanisławów) State Regional Archives in Ukraine related to the Jewish communities of the region during the interwar period The collections consists of the records of various government institutions related to activities of the Jewish communities of the Ivano-Frankivsk (former Stanisławów) województwo during the interwar period. The bulk of the records represents correspondence files regarding Jewish communities (registration, bylaws, elections of the board, membership fees and budget) of the region. The collection also includes correspondence between Jewish public, cultural and Zionist organizations and Polish government agencies regarding opening/closure and various activities of Jewish organizations (bylaws, lists of members, public announcements), Jewish private schools, surveillance of Jewish political parties and organizations.
650 RG-31.064M 2008.12 Applications of the Jewish residents on the Stanisławów County of Poland (now Ivano-Frankivsk Region of Ukraine) for obtaining passports (Fond 6, Opis 3) The collection contains applications for obtaining passports enabling travel abroad for business, medical treatment, or pleasure. Applications were submitted for review and approval to the Stanisławów County Executive Office (Stanisławów powiatowe starostwo) during the years 1918 to 1938. A typical file contains correspondence with foreign embassies and consulates, original passports, correspondence with Polish government officials justifying travel abroad, various copies of the official documents and certificates.
651 RG-31.065M 2008.119 Youth Organization (Lwow Branch) (Hehaluta Haklal-Zioni), Fond 455, Opis 1 The collection contains records related to cooperation with other Zionist organizations worldwide, records related to activities of the local branches of the organization and regional Zionist organizations across Eastern Galicia, including vocational and agricultural training for the Zionist youth immigrating to Palestine. This collection also includes a list of the members of the organization who completed agricultural and professional training before their immigration to Palestine.
652 RG-31.066M 2008.120 Regional Palestine Bureau, Lwów branch (Fond 332, Opis1) The bulk of the collection consists of correspondence with immigrants residing in Eastern Galicia (Malopolska) regarding immigration to Palestine and preparation of immigration documents. These documents are organized alphabetically by surname of applicant or chronologically. The collection also includes correspondence with the Central Palestine Bureau in Warsaw and various Jewish and Zionist organizations worldwide regarding immigration, visas for immigrants, regulations and laws concerning immigration to Palestine. In addition, this collection also includes statistical information about immigration, the political situation in Palestine and Europe, lists of emigrants (chronological), and card registers of applicants (alphabetical).
653 RG-31.068M 2008.122 Records of the Maccabi Organization, Lwów Branch, 1917-1965 This collection includes correspondence of the Lwów ( Lviv) branch of this organization with the Polish headquarters of Maccabi in Warsaw and circular letters of the Polish branch of the Maccabi to its regional organizations.
654 RG-31.069M 2008.123 Records of the Hanotiah Organization (Association of Jewish Landowners), Lwów Branch, Poland, (Fond 501, Opis1) The bulk of the collection consists of the correspondence files with the Central office of the organization in Warsaw regarding contracts and payments for land.
655 RG-31.070M 2008.124 Association for Assistance to the Jewish Students in Poland, Lwów Regional Branch (Fond 499, Opis1) This collection consists of students' applications for financial aid. Applications are organized alphabetically by surname of the applicant.
656 RG-31.071M 2008.125 Records of the Trade Union of Jewish employees working for the private sector, Lwów regional branch, Poland (Fond 496, Opis1) The collection consists of the financial records of the members of the Trade Union.
657 RG-31.072M 2008.126 Records of the Ahavat Chesed Credit Union in Lwów, Poland (Fond 498, Opis1) The bulk of this collection consists of the applications of the members of the union for loans and financial assistance.
658 RG-31.073M 2008.127 Records of the Cemilas Chesed Credit Union in Lwów, Poland (Fond 456, Opis 1) The collection consists of records of the Cemilas Chesed Tax-Free Credit Union branch in Lwow. The union rendered financial assistance to craftsmen and small business owners and served as the central office for all of Eastern Galicia (Malopolska). Documents include financial reports prepared for the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (Joint) in Warsaw (a sponsor of the union), correspondence with local banks and government agencies, and the other materials.
659 RG-31.074M 2008.128 Records of the Jewish Relief Committee (Fond 505, Opis 1) This collection includes bylaws, minutes of the meetings of the Executive Committee and its subcommittees, reports and statistical information, correspondence with Polish government offices and agencies, Jewish organizations (Joint, Jewish Colonization Society, Central offices of the Jewish communities in Warsaw), commercial shipping companies regarding transportation for immigrants leaving for Argentina, Northern America and Africa, as well as financial reports of the charitable (Gmilat Hesed) and coop organizations. The third and largest part of this collection consists of the records of the local branches of the committee (the committee had 14 local offices) related to the relief activities in Eastern Galicia, their correspondence files and various financial and statistical reports (organized in alphabetical order of localities).
660 RG-31.075 2009.12 Selected records from the State Archives of the Vinnytsia Region related to the history of the Jewish communities before WWII

Contains a variety of records of the Soviet governmental and Communist Party regional administration on Jewish communities of the Vinnytsia region. Included are statistical information, family lists, documents about schools and reading rooms, the promotion of literacy and vocational training, bylaws of Jewish religious communities, files on Jews who appealed for the reinstatement of their electoral rights, files of Jewish owners of businesses, and inventories of synagogues and prayer houses. The collection also includes records of the Jewish Community Committee (Evobshestkom) for the relief of victims of pogroms, as well as records of the Jewish communities of Mogilev-Podolskiy and Gaisin.

Finding aid in Russian: https://collections.ushmm.org/findingaids/RG-31.075_01_fnd_ru.pdf

661 RG-31.076 2009.16 Selected collections and records from Central State Archive of the Highest Organs of Government and Administration related to the history of the Jewish communities of Ukraine Contains a variety of archival records as well as complete archival collections related to the history of the Jewish communities of Ukraine. Includes the following parts: 1. Ministry of Jewish Affairs of the Ukrainian People’s Republic; 2. Ministry for Jewish Affairs of the Ukrainian State; 3.Central Jewish Committee on Aid to Victims of Pogroms; 4.All-Ukrainian Jewish Committee on Aid to Victims of Pogroms of the Ukrainian People’s Republic; 5.Central Jewish Bureau for Soviet National Minorities at the People’s Commissariat for Education of Ukrainian SSR; 6.Temporary Commissariat for Jewish Affairs; 7. All-Ukrainian Commission for the Agricultural Settlement of Jewish Workers (KOMZET); 8. Ukrainian Council of the Society for Agricultural Settlement of Jewish Workers (OZET); 9. Editorial Offices of the newspaper “ Zay Greyt”; 10. Ukrainian Central Committee of the Jewish Communist Yo... uth League; 11. Scientific Research Department for Jewish Culture of the All-Ukrainian Academy of Science; 12. Moscow Branch of the Russian Society for the Health Protection of the Jewish Population (OZE); 13. All- Ukrainian Central Committee of the Aid Society to Jewish Victims of War ; 14. EKOPO; 15. Moscow Aid Society to Jewish Victims of War; 16. Kharkov Electoral Area Office for Preparation of Elections to All-Russian Jewish Congress; 17. Central Committee of the United Jewish Socialist Workers Party; 18. 1st Jewish Infantry Battalion in Odessa; 19.Jewish National Secretariat of the Ukrainian State; 20. Jewish National Secretariat of the Ukrainian People’s Republic; and 21. Special Investigative Commission of the Anti-Jewish Pogroms of the Council of Ministers of the Ukrainian People’s Republic. 22. Fond 14, 1928-1982: Jewish archival collections, creation of the Jewish archival sections within the system of the state archives, list of the Jewish collections destroyed during the Nazi occupation as well as information about archival records pertaining to the history of Jewish political parties and anti-Zionist propaganda.
662 RG-31.078M 1996.A.0150 Selected records Khmelʹnyt︠s︡ʹkyĭ State Oblast Archive records Contains documents relating to the confiscation of Jewish property; census statistics on Jewish residents, including name lists; and the establishment of dates of birth for Jews. Included are various issues of local newspapers published during the occupation.
663 RG-31.090 2009.73 The Ulik family papers Contains the personal correspondence of the Ulik family, members of which moved several times between 1941 and 1959. Postcards display World War II anti-fascist art; some letters were sent with newspaper clippings, theater programs, and other enclosures. Official documents include Josef Ulik’s Communist Party membership card and death certificate.
664 RG-31.095M 2009.85 Selected records from the State Archives of Ivano-Frankivsk (formerly Stanislav) Oblast Contains reports and decisions from the Stanislavskaia Oblast’ State Extraordinary Commission to Investigate Crimes Committed by the German-Fascist Forces and by Their Collaborators in Ukraine. Also included is information on other activities of the Germans and their allies, details on various localities, and lists of Soviet citizens abused or killed. The collection also includes reports by local bureaus of the People’s Commissariat for State Security (NKGB).
665 RG-31.099M 2009.134 Records of the union of Jewish participants in the Polish War of Independence, Lwów branch office, n. d. The collection consists of a series of bylaws, circular letters, minutes of meetings, declarations, appeals, membership lists, annual and financial reports, and other documents related to the activities of the Union of Jews. Includes also correspondence with the organization's headquarters in Warsaw and local branches in Eastern Galicia.
666 RG-31.100M 2009.135 Records of the Association of Jewish cooperatives in Poland, Lwów branch The collections includes bylaws and other documents of the association, minutes of the meetings of the board of the organization, correspondence with cooperatives and Jewish organizations in Poland and abroad, financial and bank records, various reports, and records related to the activities of the agricultural coops in Eastern Galicia.
667 RG-31.101M 2009.136 Records of the Jewish Cooperative Bank in Poland, Lwów branch Contains records related to the financing of the Jewish cooperatives and ofJewish craftsmen. The collection also includes various financial records (accounting and registry books, accounting reports etc), annual reports, audits, minutes of the board meetings, etc.
668 RG-31.102M 2009.137 Personal archives of Maximilian Goldstein, researcher and collector of Jewish art Consists of personal documents of Maximilian Goldstein, including birth certificate, correspondence with relatives, friends and colleagues, catalogs of art exhibits, drafts of publications, and research papers.
669 RG-31.103M 2009.138 Records of the Central Jewish Immigration Society (JEAS), Lwów branch Contains bylaws and other normative documents, meeting minutes, informational bulletins, and correspondence with immigration authorities. The collection consists mainly of applications and registration cards of Jews seeking to leave Eastern Galicia during the interwar period.
670 RG-31.104M 2009.229 Ekspozytura Urzedu Emigracyjnego we Lwowe (Fond 422, opis 1) Consists of various reports, statistical information, records related to organization and administration emigration and repatriation, finance and transportation. It also includes correspondence with shipping companies.The bulk of this collection relates to the administration of emigration and is arranged in alphabetical order (Ukrainian) according to designated countries of emigration, e.g. Australia, Austria, etc.
671 RG-31.105M 2009.235 Records of the city administration in Przemyśl (Fond 602 opis 1) Contains records of the city administration established by the Nazi authorities during the German occupation of Przemyśl. Among them are orders and directives, reports, and minutes of meetings.
672 RG-31.106M 2009.236 Records of the Regional Ukrainian Police in Przemyśl (Fond 608 opis 1) Contains records of the Przemyśl Ukrainian Police, established by the German authorities during the occupation of the town from 1940 to 1944. Among the records are orders, staff lists, correspondence, investigation records, search warrants, interrogation reports, and the like. There are also records of the sub-stations in Vilshany and Pikulichi.
673 RG-31.110M 2009.252 Selected records from the State Archives of the Ivano-Frankivsk Region (formerly Stanislawów) related to the history of the local Jewish community Contains records from Jewish private schools in Stanislav, Ukraine; government surveillance information on Jewish political parties and organizations; information regarding the arrest of Jews associated with Zionist organizations; information documenting violence against Jews by Ukrainian nationalists in Stanislav; records of Jewish emigration in the 1920s and 1930s; organizational records of Jewish philanthropic associations; inheritance records; and birth, death, and marriage records from the main synagogue in Stanislav; Jewish records from regional and districts' police office, prison, courts, financial and social security administration. Records of Jewish landowners. Also includes records ( "filtration" cases) of the Jewish prisoners of various concentration, labor and POW camps returning to Ivano-Frankivsk region after WWII.
674 RG-31.117 2013.10 Propaganda posters and flyers produced by the German authorities on the occupied territory of the former USSR Contains various German propaganda posters and flyers created and produced by the German authorities during the occupation of Ukraine and other territories of the former USSR.
675 RG-31.118 2013.11 Selected records related to the history of the Jewish communities of the Lʹviv region The collection includes records of the history of Jews and the Jewish communities in the region of L'viv before World War II. Most of the collection contains records of the Council of the Jewish Community, the Board of Trustees of the School District in L'viv, regional schools, the publishing houses and literary magazines. Included are correspondence with local and goverment authorities, and other documents of the Jewish Community relating to Jewish businesses (the Soap Factory and other), probate court cases, decrees of inheritance, Jewish organizations (e.g. Serce Żydowskie, Agudas Jeschurim), communist activities and Police interrogations; school correspondence, name lists of students and protocols of the final exams; and name lists of journalists.
676 RG-31.119 2013.12 Records of the Jewish community of the Rivno Region, Ukraine Contains records of the regional court related to Jewish-owned property in Rovno, including issues of land ownership and testaments, as well as lists of the owners of real property, listed by street. Also includes records from the regional district prosecutor's office consisting of criminal files and correspondence with local administration and police regarding the political activities of Jews in Rovno. Records from the years of the German occupation include correspondence with German officials about matters pertaining to the f local population.
677 RG-31.120M 2013.20 Records of the Jewish community of Chernivt︠s︡i (Ukraine) (Fond 325) Contains records relating to activities of the Jewish community of city of Chernivt︠s︡i (Czernowitz, Chernivtsi, Cernauti) and Bukovina region in Ukraine. Included are Jewish correspondence of community officials’ with local authorities, financial and budget reports of the Jewish community of Chernivt︠s︡i, inventories of the property of the local synagogues, reports of their activities; bylaws of the local Jewish public organizations and charitable foundations, applications of the Jewish students requesting financial aid, correspondence regarding the budget allocations for the stipends for poor students, and the supply of kosher food for soup kitchen for low-income members of Jewish communities. Records from the period of Nazi occupation includes: lists of members of Jewish community of Chernivt︠s︡i who were assigned to the labor work (Zwangsarbeit) in 1942, and lists of members of Jewish community in 1943.
678 677 RG-31.121 2013.263 Collection of the newspapers published by the Jewish communities of Ukraine
679 RG-33.002 1994.A.0332 Josef Kohout/Wilhelm Kroepfl papers Contains correspondence, camp vouchers, identification cards, certificates, court documents, and diary fragments relating to the imprisonment of Josef Kohout at Flossenbürg concentration camp (persecuted as a homosexual); attempts by his parents, Josef and Amilia Kohout, to visit him in the camp; his participation in a death march and liberation by American troops; and the reversal of criminal charges against him after World War II.
680 RG-38.001 2013.6 Postwar trials and investigations from the Ministry of Internal Affairs, Republic of Georgia (Fond 6)

This collection contains criminal investigation files and records of trials of residents of the Georgian Soviet Socialist Republic accused of wartime crimes. It includes interrogation transcripts, witness statements, arrest warrants, sketches, diagrams, photographs, and other evidentiary documents related to suspected war criminals.

Archival finding aids in Russian: https://collections.ushmm.org/findingaids/RG-38.001_02_fnd_ru.pdf; https://collections.ushmm.org/findingaids/RG-38.001_03_fnd_ru.pdf; https://collections.ushmm.org/findingaids/RG-38.001_03_ru.pdf

681 RG-39.005M 2006.453 Records of the 8th Gendarmerie District, Kassa, Hungary (MOL Z 936) This collection contains records of the confiscation, processing, and distribution of Jewish property in Hungary in 1944. It contains computation sheets, reports, and certificates about valuables taken from individuals who were deported in 1944 from the Trans-Carpathian region, Bereg county and its neighboring places, and from the vicinity of Budapest.
682 RG-39.006M 2005.127 Selected records of Budapest People's Court Contains records of the Budapest People's Court (Budapesti Népbiróság). The material includes documents from the pre-trial police investigations, as well as interrogation protocols, indictments, trial transcripts, witness testimonies, judgments, and post sentencing histories.
683 RG-39.007M 2006.263 General records of the Hungarian Ministry of Internal Affairs (MOL K 150) This collection contains records concerning anti-Jewish legislation in Hungary, the legal foundation for the activities of German agencies there, the exemption of some individuals from anti-Jewish measures, instructions to various levels of public administration regarding Jewish matters, the processing of passports, repatriation, disciplinary actions, and grievances. It also includes records of steps taken to protect Hungarian citizens living abroad.
684 RG-39.008M 2006.264 Personal records of the Hungarian Ministry of Internal Affairs (MOL K 150 P) Records of Hungarian law enforcement authorities about extra-judicial suppression of such activities as "spreading rumors," "anti-state" or "anti-Hungarian" statements, listening to British or Soviet radio broadcasts, "profiteering," "hoarding," sheltering Jewish fugitives, providing the latter with false papers, bribing officials, "vagrancy," prostitution, "miscegination," and so on. Measures included not only arrest and incarceration, but house arrest, restrictions on use of telephones and postal services, banishment from particular places, forbidding contact with persons outside immediate family, and the like. Police records (including fingerprints), suspects' statements, authorizations, appeals, suspension of measures, communications with attorneys, and other materials.
685 RG-39.009M 2006.262 Selected records of the Executive Office of the Hungarian Ministry of Internal Affairs (MOL K 148) Contains parliamentary interpellations (e.g., by the Nyilaskeresztes Párt (Arrow-Cross Party) MP Kálmán Hubay or the anti-Nazi MP Endre Bajcsy-Zsilinszky) to the Minister; the latter's responses; reports to the Minister regarding Jewish individuals (e.g., the Communist Endre Ságvári) and communities (e.g., of Békés county); the citizenship of Jews; the 1941 deportation of “stateless” Jews; exemptions of Jewish doctors from anti-Jewish measures; residence of Jews and Romanies; the November 1944 creation of the Budapest ghetto; war casualties; and others.
686 RG-39.010M 2004.744 Selected records of the Hungarian Ministry of Internal Affairs (MOL K 149 BM res.) This collection includes documents relating mainly to matters as: Communists movements; maters of neighboring states; the Hungarian Nationalists Party movements; Arrow Cross Party activities; Passport and naturalization issues; minority affairs; press affairs; parties and associations affairs; banning Jewish affairs meetings, and “Hungarista movements”. Contains signed and anonymous denunciations; decisions to grant or deny petitions; orders imposing police surveillance, round-ups, arrests, internment, deportations, mobilization, or the confiscation of property; instructions, monthly reports, circulars, and confidential memoranda; decrees concerning the territories assigned Hungary by the Vienna Awards; emigration, immigration, citizenship, and residency records; cases of defamation of the Regent or the Fatherland; records of smuggling and the black market; activities of parties, other political organizations, associations of foreigners, religious congregations, and charitable organizations; Polish civilian refugees census; the League of Nations High Commissioner for Refugees to the United States intervention documents, and more.
687 RG-39.011M 2004.745 Provincial police reports to the Hungarian Ministry of Internal Affairs (MOL K 149 PTI) Contains monthly police reports for more than sixty cities; Intelligence on rightists (e.g., Arrow Cross) and leftists (e.g., Social-Democrats and Communists); various nationalities (Ruthenians, Germans, Slovaks, and others); religious sects (e.g., Jehovah’s Witnesses); and Jews, including refugees from Slovakia; Secret reports on public opinion generally and among suspect groups in particular about political, military, and economic affairs.
688 RG-39.014M 2007.242 Documents related to the history of the so-called Hungarian Jewish Gold Train Records generated by the Hungarian, German, Austrian, USA, and French individuals and authorities. Contains memorandums, telegrams, inventories and reports related to the stolen valuables from Hungarian Jews during the WWII, and transported out from Hungary in 1944 by the so-called Hungarian Gold Train.
689 RG-39.018 2005.580 Selected records of state security investigations of Hungarian war criminals (ABTL) Contains records of interrogations of suspected war criminals by the investigative branch of the Hungarian Ministry of Internal Affairs, Hungarian Police State Protection Department (Magyar Államrendőrség Államvédelmi Osztálya, ÁVO), and later by the independent Agency for State Security State Protection Authority, (Államvédelmi Hatóság, ÁVH), primarily confessions and witness testimonies.
690 RG-39.019M 2008.11 Records of various financial institutions (MOL Z) The collection contains records of Aryanization of various Hungarian financial institutions following the first anti-Jewish law in 1938, (various record groups MOL Z). Since the collection contains personal files, some records were created prior to 1938.
691 RG-39.020M 2009.7 Magyar Általános Hitelbank Rt. Személyzeti és szervezési osztály (MOL Z 53) Records related to the “aryanization” of the staff at one of the largest financial institution in Hungary, Magyar Általános Hitelbank Rt. (Hungarian General Credit Bank Co.) following the first anti-Jewish law in 1938, mostly contains personal dossiers of employees. Includes the private correspondence relating to Georges Vajda (Vajda, was one of the towering figures of Jewish Studies in this century. Born in Budapest on November 18, 1908, he died in Paris on October 7,1981).
692 RG-39.021M 2008.264 György Bakách-Bessenyey papers (MOL P 2066) This collection contains the papers of György Bakách-Bessenyey (1892‒1959), Hungarian envoy to Switzerland who resigned upon the German occupation of Hungary on March 19, 1944, and who played an instrumental role drawing the attention of the West to the deportation of Hungary's Jews. His correspondence, reports, speeches, articles constitute the collection.
693 RG-39.022M 2008.265 Ferenc Rajniss papers (MOL P 2210) This collection contains papers and records of Ferenc Rajniss, an extreme right-wing politician and journalist, who in 1944 was Minister of Education and Religious Affairs in the Arrow-Cross Cabinet and was executed later for war crimes. Documents include his notes, articles, lectures, speeches relating to " Kristallnacht ", Jewish questions, Hungarian foreign policy, Fascist domestic program, and Rajniss' testimony about National Socialist beliefs; and more.
694 RG-39.023M 2009.112 Magyar Leszámitoló és Pénzváltó Bank Rt. Személyzeti Osztály (MOL Z 68) Contains records related to the aryanization process and conditions of employment of employees in a large and reputable financial institution, the Hungarian Discount and Exchange Bank following the first anti-Jewish laws of 1938. Includes bank statements, announcements and reports related to the implementation of Jewish law in the bank.
695 RG-39.024M 2009.113 Cases of the victims of Nazi pseudo-scientific experiments (MOL IXI L BEG 01) Contains legal claims, questionnaires, medical documentation, and administrative records of victims of Nazi pseudo-scientific experiments.
696 RG-39.025M 2009.114 Indexes to restitution and compensation records of BEG- BRȔG (MOL IXI L BEG 02) This collection contains reproductions of alphabetized indexes to Bundesrückerstattungsgesetz-BRüG (Federal Restitution Act) and Bundesentschädigungsgeset-BEG (German Federal Compensation Law) cases. A second part of the larger collection; see also RG-39.024M.
697 RG-39.026M 2010.39 Center of Financial Institutions of Hungary (MOL Z 91-93, etc.) Files of the Pénzintézeti Központ (Financial Institutions Administration): reports, board minutes correspondence; records on violations of the anti-Jewish laws, deposits of valuables, loans, deposits; records of the Jewish Community of Pest for 1944; records of pension funds; documents of various departments and offices.
698 RG-39.027M 2010.220 The National Land Mortgage Bank (MOL Z 133, etc.) Documents relating to loans to individuals, and postwar restitution cases the Financial Office, the Office of Estates (1942‒1945); Wartime Land Acquisitions (1942‒1945), the Clug, branch of the Bank (1941‒1947); the Office of Labor and Wages (1936‒1947), and the Secretariat (1936‒1947).
699 RG-39.028M 2010.221 Records of Hungarian Finance Minister Reményi-Schneller (MOL K 280) Contains files of the Hungarian Finance Minister Reményi-Schneller, most of the documents are semi-official: letters requesting patronage, jobs, benefits, tax write-off , etc.; the letter from John Sebastian, 1939, proposing to collect and publish regulations and restrictions for Jews; newspaper clippings; miscellaneous records on the "Jewish questions."
700 RG-39.029M 2007.434 Hungarian-Italian Bank, Secretariat (MOL Z 77) Records relating to the implementation of anti-Jewish laws, reports about Jewish employees, name lists, files of office of personnel; exemption issues, records of laborers liked or had disappeared, cases regarding employees, drafted into the army and/or labor companies, post-war compensation issues, re-admittances, and retirements, etc.
701 RG-39.030M 2007.433 Hungarian-Italian Bank. Personnel Department (MOL Z 83) Contains selected records of the Hungarian Italian Bank, Personnel Department. Includes files relating to Jewish employees and implementation of Jewish law, bank statements, name list of employees, reports, correspondence of rural branches, and miscellaneous regulations.
702 RG-39.031M 2007.435 Savings and Credits Institute for the Economy, Co. (MOL Z 89) This collection contains selected records of the Savings and Credits Institute for the Economy, Co. related to the Jewish community of Pest : registration documents, statistical data, admissions booklet of credit unions for year 1944; tax returns, annual payroll for employees in 1940, insurance policies, correspondence and requests for assistance; statements of the Jewish emigration group; a contract 1940 between the Hungarian government and the Jewish Agency for Palestine of the possibility of emigration, proposals from the Hungarian Jews of the Probation Office for the loans; committee minutes; records of the National Association of Child Care Institute for Jewish Patronage; a registry of the overdraft loans (borrower's name list in alphabetical order); accounting ledgers of the Pest Jewish Probation Office, National Jewish Committee on Relief, Franz Joseph's Theological Seminary Institute, National Lawyer Home: documents of the Social Democratic Party; board minutes of meetings; the member roster 1946-1947; list of members of Board of Directors and the Supervisory Board from 1945 to 1947; National Bank circulars 1948; correspondence and records related to Alexander Szenczi (Head of the Social Democratic Party); records of the Europe Import and Export Co-operative; correspondence of the Orient Film Industry Inc.; debtors alphabetical list from 1947 to 1948; resumes of prospective employees, 1948; and documents of the credit union and the companies to lay off employees.
703 RG-39.033M 2007.436 First Home Saving Bank of Pest City (MOL Z 100) This collection contains aryanization records of the Hungarian First Savings Bank, Secretarial. Includes correspondence, minutes, bank statements, list of Jewish debts, and inventories of Jewish estates.
704 RG-39.034M 2005.583 Hungarian Ministry of Internal Affairs: Central Authority for Controlling Foreigners (KEOKH) [MOL K 490-492] Miscellaneous correspondence reports from the head of the KEOKH (National Central Authority for Controlling Foreigners) in Budapest. Includes individual files of foreign citizens, most of them Jewish, who came to the attention of KEOKH. The files are arranged in alphabetical order.
705 RG-39.035M 2007.431 Papers of László Endre (MOL K 557) The collection contains files documenting Endre’s activities during the year 1944, during the period when he was appointed state secretary in the Ministry of the Interior, in the government of Andor Jaross, as well as the period covering his removal from that post in September 1944, and his reinstatement to the government in October 1944, as part of the ultra-fascist regime of Ferenc Szalasi and his Arrow Cross party. Most of the documentation in this collection was created between April through August, 1944, a period of time when Endre was most active in implementing the roundups and deportations of Jews from throughout Hungary.
706 RG-39.036M 2007.432 Records of the Arrow-Cross Party, Ministry of Internal Affairs of Hungary (MOL K 775) Executive Office documents on a variety of subjects, some classified "confidential": evacuations, closure of organizations close to the prime minister, personnel issues, procurements, arms, the nobility, legal aliens, repatriation, culture, air raids, the fire control service, passports, the police, Jews, refugees, and others.
707 RG-39.037M 2011.167 Records of compensation in Hungary (MOL XIX-20-L-o) Correspondence between Hungarian and West German authorities, organizations, and companies; documents supporting Hungarian claims; minutes of various Hungarian bodies; surveys and statistics; laws, decrees, circular letters; internal correspondence and notes of the Department of Compensation; documentation regarding distributions; claim sheets (recording name and type of claim) submitted by the Hungarian General Exchange Bank on behalf of individuals; BRüG (Germany Federal Restitution Law) case files with correspondence, financial papers, administrative documents, claimant authorizations for various Hungarian bodies to represent them, questionnaires and claim sheets including summaries of claimants’ (or their relatives’) Holocaust experiences along with supporting documentation, letters of refusal to claimants who missed the deadline. BEG (Germany Federal Compensation Law) case files: correspondence, financial papers, administrative documents. Austrian compensation: correspondence between claimants, various Hungarian bodies, Austrian authorities, and Austrian law firms; administrative papers; claim sheets.
708 RG-39.038M 2011.168 Records of Hungarian banks and insurance companies (MOL Z) Selected records of Hungarian banks and insurance companies: how they implemented anti-Jewish regulations during the Horthy regime, personnel practices, confiscation of assets, responses to claims of Jewish customers. Postwar files focus on claims filed by customers whose assets were seized or employees who had lost their jobs.
709 RG-39.039M 2011.173 Selected records of the National Land Mortgage Bank of Hungary (MOL Z) Documents from various offices of the National Land Mortgage Bank of Hungary (Országos Földhitelintézet) : Economic/Business (reports on fisheries, land leases); Estate Policy, 1911‒1947 (maps, legal documents); Executive Council, 1899‒1947 (minutes, correspondence); Personnel; Executive (correspondence); Legal (sentencing records, correspondence, records of loans, legal fees, court requests, affidavits, etcetera). Documents of the National Central Credit Union (Országos Központi Hitelszövetkezet), including the department of Internal Investigation (personnel files, correspondence about finance, loan records), and the Office of Retirement (correspondence regarding rights of heirs). Documents of the National Housing Credit Cooperative (Országos Lakásépítési Hitelszövetkezet ), including ID cards related to finance files and correspondence.
710 RG-39.040M 2004.750 Hungarian Jews' applications for compensation (MOL XXIX-L-2-o) Applications by Jewish residents through the Budapest branch of West Germany's Allgemeine Wertverkehrs Bank AG, all dated July 1, 1966 and addressed to the "Chief Administrative Office" in Cologne. Under Article V of the Federal Restitution Law (BEG, Bundesentschaedigungsgesetz) these applicants were able to seek compensation for their loss of freedom during wartime, for having had to wear the Jewish star, for damage to their health, and the death of a spouse.
711 RG-39.042 2013.434.1 Hungarian gendarmerie card files in Moscow, 1920-1944 Hungarian gendarmerie card files in Moscow, 1920-1944. Collection comprises card files of people detained on suspicion of communist sympathies, or for having been active in the Hungarian Republic of Councils (1919), or on suspicion of being linked to activities in Yugoslavia.
712 RG-40.020 1990.72 Photographs of an Italian internment camp The collection consists of four copy photographs of men posing for group photographs in the Italian internment camp, Civitella della Chiana, September 1940.
713 RG-40.021M 2010.70 Selected records from the Bologna State Archive Contains records from the Prefettura and Questura di Bologna, 1938-46 relating to the 1938 racial laws and their implementation in Bologna, as well as the deportation of the Jews of Bologna and their efforts after 1945 to reclaim their property and rebuild their community. This collection also includes 2,000 individual files with personal data.
714 RG-40.022M 2010.71 Selected records from the Perguia Regional State Archive Contains records from the Prefettura and Questura di Perugia, 1938-46 relating to the racial laws of 1938 and their implementation in Perugia, the deportation of the Jews of Perugia and their efforts after 1945 to reclaim their property and rebuild their community. Also included are 200 files containing personal materials on individuals. The collection also contains records from the province of Perugia and include records from smaller cities, such as Assisi documenting their reaction to the racial laws.
715 RG-40.023 2010.203 Records from the National Jewish Community, Rome (Unione delle comunita ebraiche Italiane) Contains records relating to the situation of Italian Jews across Italy, with a larger section focusing on Rome and depicting the response of the Italian Jewish communities to both the racial laws and the deportations.
716 RG-40.025 2012.92 Selected records from the State Archive Livorno Contains records from the Prefecture of Livorno as well as the Police of Livorno relating to the racial laws and their implementation in Livorno. Records include a census of Jews of Livorno municipality in 1938 and other records relating to internment in concentration camps, and arrests of Jews.
717 RG-40.026 2012.93 Selected records from the State Archive Pisa Contains records from the Prefecture of Pisa regarding racial laws and their implementation in Pisa, as well as a census of Italian Jews and confiscation of Jewish property.
718 RG-40.027 2012.171 Selected records from the Archivo di Stato Torino Contains records relating to the racial laws and their implementation in Turin, Italy. Includes a census of Jews of Turin from 1938-1943, and other records relating to internment in concentration camps, and arrests of Jews. Also includes lists of Italian workers in Germany between 1940 and 1945 and lists of concentration camps.
719 RG-40.028   Selected records from the City Archives of Ascoli, 1938-1944 Records from the administration and police of Ascoli relating to the racial laws, a census of Jews, jewish internees, concentration camps.
720 RG-40.029 2013.2 Selected records from the State Archives of Ancona This collection contains records relating to a census of the Jews, racial laws, Jewish businesses, publishing houses, and companies, refugees, and the Jewish community.
721 RG-40.030 2013.3 Selected records from the State Archives of Bolzano This collection contains Jewish personal files from the region Bolzano in Italy.
722 RG-40.031 2013.4 Selected records from the State Archives of Fermo This collection contains records and correspondence relating to concentration camps for prisoners of war, 1915-1919.
723 RG-40.032 2013.5 Selected Records from the State Archives of Verona This collection contains records from the Prefettura and Questura di Verona (1938-44) regarding racial laws and their implementation in Verona; census of Italian Jews and confiscation Jewish property.
724 RG-40.033 2013.433.1 Selected records from the State Archive of Ferrara This collection contains records from the Police in Ferrara and Prefecture Cabinet Series of Ferrara relating to personal files of Jews, questionnaire on the status of Jews in the province of Ferrara, racial laws, arrests of Jews, Jewish property and Jewish schools, and discrimination against Jewish residents.
725 RG-41.005M 2007.137 Selected records from collections of the National Archives, Hague Contains selections of records from a great variety of collections, and concerns topics such as: Jews within the diamond trade in Amsterdam, Jewish education, deportation of Jews, refugee camps in Rotterdam, Jewish orphans, camp Westerbork, records from the consulates in New York and Geneva, economic measures against Jews, looted Jewish property, looting of Jewish farm land, a large number of records from the"Rijksvreemdelingendienst" (the Dutch police for foreigners), the latter for the most part concerning Jewish refugees from Germany.
726 RG-41.006 2010.2 Records relating to the research and judicial verdicts of the authenticity of Anne Frank diary (Fond 212c) Contains documents regarding research and judicial verdicts of the authenticity of the Anne Frank diary.
727 RG-41.008 2011.20 Hermann Goering’s Art Purchases (Fond 211) Contains photocopies of art collections dating from the period 1940-1945 concerning transactions in the Netherlands and other European countries; some concern the collection J. Goudstikker. Reichsfeldmarshall Göring (1893-1946) bought art in large quantities in occupied Europe. These transactions were partially organized by his private assistant, Gisela Limberger, Dr. K. Mühlmann and the director of the art collections of Goering, Walter Andreas Hofer.
728 RG-41.009 2011.21 804 Research collection Sobibór Jules Schelvis Contains source materials for research of Jules Schelvis, a Holocaust survivor, on the death camp of Sobibór. Includes articles; reports; copies of evidence; documentations, illustrations; and eye witness reports. He published his findings in his work "Vernietigingskamp Sobibór /Death camp Sobibór " (Amsterdam 1993) and "Sobibór: A History of a Nazi Death Camp- Jules Schelvis" (New York, 2007, Published by Berg Publishers in association with the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum).
729 RG-41.011 2015.9 Westerbork, Judendurchgangslager (Fond 250i) This collection contains documents relating to the Westerbork Jewish transit camp between 1942 and 1945, including are reports, maps and some photos as well as pre-war correspondence, and post-war court proceedings. The collection also contains documents on the refugee camp Westerbork between 1939 and 1942, as it was still under Dutch administration. A special component of the collection is called “Westerbork kartothek” containing lists of name and date of birth of deportees, their last official place of residence before leaving for Westerbork and the date of shipment from the camp. These lists were secretly compiled by Jewish camp residents who worked in the administration of the camp. They kept in mind that the original card file would be destroyed during the last months of the war. Indeed, the original card file, which contains many more names, was destroyed in late 1944. Other lists were al... so buried in a barracks under the ground. After the liberation, the lists were handed over to the Canadian Army, who had liberated the camp. They photographed the lists in duplicates: one set is currently stored at the Information Office of the Dutch Red Cross in The Hague; the second set is based at the NIOD collection (Inventory numbers 216-231).
730 RG-41.012 2015.10 Februaristaking (Fond 254) This collection contains mainly reserch materials related to the Dutch February strike, 1941. Materials were collected by B. A. Sijes (Sijes) for his publication "De Februaristaking, 25-26 Februari 1941" ('s-Gravenhage 1954).
731 RG-41.013 2015.11 Collectie gevangenissen en Kampen-deelcollectie Vught, Konzentrationslager Herzogenbusch (Fond 250g) This collection contains documents relating to the Vught concentration camp in Herzogenbusch between 1943 and 1944. Including are documents, maps and some photos as well as pre-war correspondence and court proceedings.
732 RG-41.014 2015.12 Missie tot Opsporing van vermiste personen tijdens de bezettingstijd (getuigenverklaringen) (Fond 244) This collection contains documents relating the post-war Dutch mission to identify missing persons during the German occupation (witness statements). Including are records on deportation of Jews during the so-called Cosel transports (today: Koźle (Poland) into forced labor camps of Blechhammer (Auschwitz IV), Bobrek, Neukirch, Seibersdorf, Schoppinitz (Szopienice, Katowice district, Poland), Ottmuth, Niederkirch, Gross-Sarne, Laurahütte, Malapane, Tränke, Bunzlau, Anhalt, Fürstengrube, Gräditz, Langenbielau, Freiburg and Gleiwitz. The archive contains 154 statements from men who were deported from Westerbork to Cosel and five testimonies of men who had been deported from France and Belgium. There are six statements from men who are not listed the place and date of their transport to Cosel.
733 RG-41.015 2015.27 Sijes Research: Gypsies (Fond 263b, 4a-4c) This collection contains research materials collected by Dr. B.A. Sijes and his students at the University of Amsterdam: Thera de Graaf, Annemarie Kloosterman, Annelies Visser, Jos van Loenen and Gertjan van Setten. Materials relate the Nazi persecution of Roma and Sinti. Part of the collection contains interviews with Roma and Sinti. At the end of the 1960s, B.A. Sijes focused his research on Dutch Roma and Sinti, but was not able to work with the material collected through unforeseen circumstances, and asked five of his students to continue his work. As a result of this work, Dr. Sijes published a book in 1979: "Vervolging van zigeuners in Nederland 1940-1945".
734 RG-41.016 2015.28 Wagenaar: Proces Demjanjuk (Fond 272) This collection contains records of Prof. Dr. Willem Albert Wagenaar who in 1987 received the request to testify as an expert witness within the court process that the state of Israel had started against Ivan Demjanjuk. Demjanjuk was born in 1920 in Ukraine and immigrated as John Demjanjuk in 1952 to the United States. He was recognized by several people as "Ivan the Terrible" in connection with the murder of 850,000 in the gas chanbers of Treblinka. Wagenaar disputed these testimonies in his statement before the court.These records include correspondence wtih other expert witnesses about the Demjanjuk case, court documents on other cases studied by Wagenaar, and corerspondence relating to Wagenaar's publication: "Het herkennen van Iwan. De identificatie van de dader door ooggetuigen van een misdrijf" (Amsterdam/Lisse 1988).
735 RG-41.017 2015.30 Correspondence of collaborators (Fond 241) The collection includes correspondence of Dutch volunteers who fought with the Germans on several fronts. Correspondence relates primarily to Dutch volunteers of the Nationalsozialisches Kraftfahrkorps (NSKK - National Socialist Motor Corps), with their families in the Netherlands. It also includes correspondence of members of the Nationaal-Socialistische Beweging (NSB- National Socialist Movement), who emigrated to the German refugee camps after September 1944.
736 RG-41.018 2015.29 Correspondence of Jewish citizens (Fond 247) Correspondence of Jewish families during the German occupation of the Netherlands and their deportation. This collection includes (copies of) letters that relatives and acquaintances wrote to each other, often supplemented with photographs, identification cards, diaries and other personal documents. The emphasis is on the period of the occupation, but some files of correspondence dates from the 1930s through the late 1940s.
737 RG-42.001M 2000.170 Ministerio Negocios Estrangeiros Holocausto records Consists of correspondence, identity documents, instructions, reports, certifications, name lists, and telegrams relating to the Portuguese policies related to Jews in Portugal, France, Hungary and other countries in the era of World War II. Includes material concerning the investigation and dismissal of Aristides de Sousa Mendes from government service and Portuguese policy regarding the admission of Jewish refugees into Portugal. Includes also visa requests from Jews and others hoping to flee Nazi-occupied countries, either passing through or settling in Portugal; as well as records relating of Portugal’s relations with the Holy See, which were fraught with tension during the time Portugal became a republic until the early 1930’s; diplomatic relations with Romania and commercial treaties; information about the plan to send German Jews to Portuguese colonies in Africa and some of these ... settlements during the 1930’s. Other records include individual requests for transit visas made directly to Antonio Salazar, who took on the role of Minister of Foreign Affairs in the 1930’s; the decree made by Salazar in March, 1939, forbidding Portuguese diplomats from delivering visas to Russians, Czechs, Austrians, Germans, Poles and Jews in general and forbidding the deliverance of transit visas to anyone who did not have a purchased steamship ticket leaving from Portugal; as well as documents pertaining to the internal disciplinary trial of Aristides de Sousa Mendes; documents concerning Jews trying to obtain Portuguese citizenship and protection from the Portuguese legations in Paris, Salonika, Istanbul, and elsewhere; questions concerning questionable claims to Portuguese nationality from Jews born in Russia or elsewhere. Diplomats who helped save Jews include: Aristides de Sousa Mendes in Bordeaux, José Agusto de Magalhães in Marseille, Sempaio de Texeira in Budapest.
738 RG-42.002 2013.43 Selected records from the Portuguese National Archives Contains selected records of Portuguese agencies under António Salazar's regime. Included in this collection are correspondence, reports, mostly relating to Jewish refugees and trade relations with other nations, the question of sending German Jewish refugees to Portuguese colonies, and the Salazar’s personal archives.
739 RG-42.003 2013.212 Selected records of the Synagogue Kadoorie Mekor-Haïm and the Comissão de Assistência aos Judeus Refugiados in Lisbon and Porto This collection contains forms filled out by refugees from all over Europe requesting financial aid and assistance to obtain resident or transit visas and some type of work from the Comissão de Assistência aos Judeus Refugiados during WW II. There are also files grouped chronologically by year, of people requesting work or some type of help from the Jewish Community of Porto, as early as 1933. Includes correspondence concerning these requests, telegrams, documents concerning accounting and money transfers, correspondence with the head of the Commissão de Assistência in Lisbon, the HICEM in Lisbon, newspaper clippings, and certificates or declarations in English attesting to the moral character and multiple talents of individuals, so that they would be allowed to emigrate to the U.S.A. or elsewhere.
740 RG-43.006M 1996.A.0545 Ministère des Affaires Étrangères: Guerre Includes information about religious affairs; foreign Jews in France and in French territories; naturalizations; German residents; the Vichy government; diplomatic and other relations with Bulgaria, Morocco, Hungary, Switzerland, Croatia, the Soviet Union, and Italy; internment camps; and administrative questions relating to camps. The records were created by various offices and departments in the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs and its overseas embassies and consulates.
741 RG-43.029M 2001.85 Selected records of the Departmental Archives of the Loiret

Local administrative records concerning the two internment camps for foreigners in the Loiret, near Orléans, France: Pithiviers and Beaune-la-Rolande. From May 1941, these camps were reserved for Jews. Records of the regional headquarters of Loiret: health, administrative, internments, regulations, and orders. Records of the regional health department of Loiret. Records of headquarters 10, concerning Spanish refugees. Records of the Pithiviers internment camp. Records of the Montargis sub headquarters. Records of the Pithiviers sub headquarters. General administrative and police records concerning Jews and internment camps in the Loiret region. Internee registrations and administrative records for Beaune-la-Rolande, Jargeau, Pithiviers, and Sologne. Administrative records for the Montargis and Pithiviers prefectures.

Archival finding aid in French: https://collections.ushmm.org/findingaids/RG-43.029M_02_fnd_fr.pdf; https://collections.ushmm.org/findingaids/RG-43.029M_03_fnd_fr.pdf

742 RG-43.030M 2001.84 Préfecture of Police in Paris records

Contains administrative accounting files from Drancy (Comptes de Drancy, Préfecture Archives: boxes GB 1–16) recording money, jewelry, and other property confiscated from Jews entering the internment camp. The collection also includes diverse occupation-related materials (Préfecture Archives: BA Series) on topics such as German spies and agents; the assassination of German military personnel; sabotage; pacifists; the German occupation of Paris; cooperation between French and German police; press censorship; Jewish communities in France; measures against Jews; Drancy, Camp de Saint Denis, and other camps; lists of interned communists; the activities of Organisation Todt; Freemasonry in France; executions by German authorities; Léon Blum; and liberation. Also included are files related to art objects confiscated by German occupation authorities (Préfecture Archives PV Series).

Additional finding aids: https://collections.ushmm.org/findingaids/RG-43.030M_02_fnd_fr.pdf; https://collections.ushmm.org/findingaids/RG-43.030M_03_fnd_fr.pdf; https://collections.ushmm.org/findingaids/RG-43.030M_04_fnd_fr.pdf

743 RG-43.039M 2003.35 Selected records of Archives départementales de l'Aude Contains alphabetical name lists of various categories of French Jewish, foreign Jewish, and non-Jewish refugees including political refugees and Spanish, German, Austrian, etc. refugees; administrative and other documents concerning the internment camps Bram, Couiza, and Rivel; the prison at Limoux, France; Vichy government and instructions and regulations regarding refugees in labor groups and refugees in internment camps; documents and reports of the local Sûreté; documents regarding "secret organizations," the resistance, and communists; registers of persons killed by the Germans; and records of German atrocities. Also contains records relating to internment, including card files on French and foreigners interned; political prisoners in North Africa; investigations of foreigners; and police investigations on collaborators, the milice, the Légion de Volontaires Français et the Waffen S.S., 1944-45 from the Departmental Committee for the Liberation of Aude.
744 RG-43.060M 2004.594 Selected records of the Grand Loge de France Consists of personnel card files for the Free Masons of the Grand Loge de France. Each card contains the member's name along with brief biographical and residence information. Also contains documents pertaining to the expropriation of property belonging to the Masons and files related to the post-war purging of members who collaborated with Nazi or Vichy officials.
745 RG-43.084M 2006.365 Selected records of the Departmental Archives of the Haute-Savoie Contains material pertaining to anti-Jewish legislation, illegal border crossings, Freemasonry, foreign residency requirements, and humanitarian relief work in and around the Haute-Savoie.
746 RG-43.085M 2006.368 Selected records from the Dr. Boris Tschlénoff collection Contains documents collected by, and pertaining to, Dr. Benzion Boris Arkadevitch Tschlénoff, a Ukrainian-Jewish doctor employed by OSE Geneva. Dr. Tschlénoff's life's work was dedicated to the care of tubercular Jewish patients and to the care and rescue of Jews suffering under Nazi tyranny.
747 RG-43.086M 2006.364 Selected records from the Fonds Maurice Moch collection Contains documents pertaining to Jews in France during and after the war, as well as information pertaining to the organization and operation of the French Consistoire Central.
748 RG-43.087M 2006.367 Selected records from the Departmental Archives of the Var Contains records pertaining to the surveillance and persecution of Jews, Roma-Sinti, and Gays in the Var region of Mediterranean France.
749 RG-43.088M      
750 RG-43.089M 2006.366 Selected records from the Departmental Archives of the Alpes de Haute Provence This collection contains material pertaining to Jews residing in the Alpes de Haute-Provence, and to the administrative procedures for arresting and holding Jews in internment camps there. The prewar Department of the Basses-Alpes had no Jewish population, but became a refuge for Jews fleeing the Occupied Zone in the North for the Italian-occupied (before November 1942) portion of the South. The citadel of Sisteron became an internment camp, and Jews were kept under house arrest in several communes (rural districts).
751 RG-43.090M 2007.141 Selected records from the Departmental Archives of the Aube This collection contains documents from the Special Police Commissariat. It includes lists of refugees by nationality, materials on internment facilities, and documents of the Bureau of Liaison with the German authorities and of the Renseignements généraux (the police agency watching foreigners). Also included are documents on the persecution of Jews in the communes of Isle-Aumont and Ramerupt, and materials of the post-liberation Historical Commission on the Second World.
752 RG-43.091M 2007.88 Duplicate 1 Selected records from the Departmental Archives of the Landes Contains information on the systematic persecution of Jews in the Landes, France. Includes information concerning the expropriation of Jewish property, the wearing of the yellow star, police surveillance of cinemas, and name lists of Jews residing in the area.
753 RG-43.092M 2007.33 Duplicate 1 Selected records from the Departmental Archives of the Maine-et-Loire Contains records pertaining to the systematic harassment, imprisonment, and spoliation of Jews in the Maine-et-Loire as well as records pertaining to the Jewish internment camp at Clefs and the Roma-Sinti internment camp at Montreuil-Bellay.
754 RG-43.093M 2007.378 Fonds David Diamant/Union des Juifs pour la Résistance et l'entr'aide (UJRE) This collection contains information about David Diamant (David Erlich), a Communist who remained in Paris during World War II, took part in the Resistance, and after the war worked with the UJRE helping Jewish refugees from Poland. It includes documents concerning Jewish immigrants in the Communist Party; documents of Jewish volunteers in the Spanish Civil War; the final letters of Jewish resistance fighters before their execution; postwar personal files on Polish Jews requesting aid; files on children in Communist-sponsored orphanages (Comité central de l'enfance); books from lending libraries at internment camps for Jews; minutes of the UJRE; collections of the periodical Naïe Presse and its French-language successor, La Presse Nouvelle; and typed manuscripts of various versions of Diamant's books in Yiddish and French.
755 RG-43.094M 2007.379 Selected records of the Departmental Archives of Ain

This collection contains general information about “Jewish” affairs, Freemasons, identity documents, and internment. It includes documents specifically on the sub-prefectures of Belley and Nantua, as well as a list of “fugitive” foreigners.

Finding aid in French: https://collections.ushmm.org/findingaids/RG-43.094M_02_fnd_fr.pdf

756 RG-43.095M 2008.34 Selected records from the Archives départementales du Pas-de-Calais

Documents on the expropriation of Jewish-owned property in the Pas-de-Calais; information on Jews living in the area, their businesses, the wearing of the Jewish star, and the confiscation of radios belonging to Jews.

Additional finding aid: https://collections.ushmm.org/findingaids/RG-43.095M_02_fnd_en.pdf

757 RG-43.096M 2008.20 Selected records from the Departmental Archives of the Indre-et-Loire Records about the Camp-de-la-Lande-à-Monts; the Germans’ massacre of French civilians in the town of Maillé; the German administration of Jewish matters; and the Roma. Collection includes lists of Jews in Indre-et-Loire from 1939 to 1946, a 1940 census, lists of “undesirables” and “indigents” (1941–1942), and information on the internment of Jews (1940–1944).
758 RG-43.097M 2006.494 Selected records from the Departmental Archives of the Côte-d’Or Contains records pertaining to the systematic expropriation of property belonging to Jews and Freemasons in the Côte-d’Or. Also contains information regarding the harassment, internment and deportation of Jews and Freemasons from the Côte-d’Or.
759 RG-43.098M 2007.489 Selected records from the Departmental Archives of the Marne Contains records pertaining to the systematic expropriation of property belonging to Jews and Freemasons in the Marne and information regarding the harassment, internment, and disenfranchisement of Jews from French business, education and society. Also contains information concerning the deportation of Jews from the Marne.
760 RG-43.100M   Artwork by Communist Resistance Fighter Boris Taslitzky, Plus Catalogue of a Vichy Exhibition on "Bolshevism," 1940‒1944 This collection contains reproductions of 111 drawings and other work created by Boris Taslitzky in Buchenwald at great risk, and a catalogue of a 1942 Paris exhibition entitled "Bolshevism against Europe."
761 RG-43.101M 2008.99 Selected records from the National Resistance Museum, including the Leibovici collection This collection contains the personal archive of Raymond Leibovici, a French doctor of Romanian descent, who was instrumental in creating the wartime resistance network Comite Medical de la Resistance (CMR) in the highly conservative medical milieu. Included are biographical information; publications from the Comite national des medecins (1944-1948); the Editions de minuit; clandestine publications produced by the national front from 1941 to 1944; and documents concerning the Services de Sante des FFI and the FTPF, the Military government of Paris and Military Region of Limoge. A set of records concerning antisemitism are also included.
762 RG-43.102M 2008.100 Selected Records from the Departmental Archives of the Charente-Maritime Contains a variety of documents pertaining to the wartime experience in the Charente-Maritime including, but not limited to, the preservation of law and order, expropriation of Jewish property and businesses, suppression of Freemasonry, operation and placement of anti-aircraft batteries, operations of internment camps at La Palice and Saintes, German propaganda, resistance activities, refugees, civilian evacuations, war crimes, liberation, and the internment of Spanish, Jewish and Roma.
763 RG-43.103M 2008.101 Selected documents from the Departmental Archives of the Hérault

Contains documents pertaining to the systematic persecution of Jews in the Hérault, the creation and operation of internment camps for foreigners at Agde, Ceilhes-et-Rocozolos, and Olargues; documents pertaining to foreigners, particularly Spaniards; the dissolution of secret societies, notably the Freemasons; name lists of laborers, including Jews employed by the Ministry of Labor; documents concerning forced labor of North Africans, foreigners, and Jews; roundups and arrests of Jews with expropriation of their property and Aryanization of their businesses; information on the Cambous children’s home at Viols-en-Laval; information regarding the Exodus; and documents from the University Law Faculty concerning Jewish professors and students.

French language finding aid: https://collections.ushmm.org/findingaids/RG-43.103M_02_fnd_fr.pdf

764 RG-43.104M 2008.102 Selected records from the Departmental Archives of the Lozère Contains documents pertaining to the Rieucros camp and other camps in the Lozère used to house persons including foreigners, Jews, prostitutes, refugees, and Communists. Includes internee files and information pertaining to the operation of the camps.
765 RG-43.105M 2008.103 Selected records from the Departmental Archives of the Yonne This collection contains records of the internment and forced labor of Roma in the rural area of the Yonne; the former Saint-Maurice-aux-Riches-Hommes train station, used to intern refugees from the Spanish Civil War and subsequently Roma; the internment in Saint-Denis-lès-Sens of Jews, Roma, and foreigners expelled from coastal "zones interdites"; the internment in Vaudeurs of "subversives" and black-marketeers; the use of the jail in Auxerre as way-station for Jews being sent to Drancy; and the internment in the Caserne Goué military barracks in Auxerre of accused Nazi collaborators after the war.
766 RG-43.106M 2008.104 Selected records from the Departmental Archives of the Haute-Marne

This collection contains documents concerning the Centre de rassemblement de Langres (Center for grouping together “enemy aliens” at Langres during the “drôle de guerre” 1939-1940); internment camp at the Fort of Peigney, for Roma; Camp de Chalons; and Camp de Germaines. Also included is the transfer of Roma from Peigney to Arc-en-Senans (Doubs), and when that was closed, to Jargeau (Loiret). It also contains documents from a Special Department concerning Jewish Questions including: census, special inquiries, mandatory wearing of the Jewish star, the Group of Foreign Workers (GTE), Aryanization of Jewish property, court judgments concerning sequestered property, and investigations of freemasons.

Finding aids in French language: https://collections.ushmm.org/findingaids/RG-43.106M_02_fnd_fr.pdf; https://collections.ushmm.org/findingaids/RG-43.106M_03_fnd_fr.pdf

767 RG-43.108M 2008.135 Selected records of the Archives départementales de l’Eure-et-Loir This collection contains documents from the prefect’s office; the administration of the Voves camps, where most persons identified as Communists were sent, often transferred from other camps; the Chartres prison; and private families and notaries. Documents include a register of Jews interned at the Chartres prison (1055W); several collections in the J Series (from private sources); the papers of the family of the deported doctor Goldberg; and records concerning compensation made to victims of spoliation by the Vichy regime and the German occupying forces.
768 RG-43.109M 2009.36 Selected records from the Archives of the Département of the Creuse Materials of the Cabinet du Préfet, the Service du Travail Obligatoire (office sending French workers to Germany), and summer camps for city children; documents on the surveillance and internment of foreigners, including prewar German, Austrian, and Polish political refugees; documentation of the activities of the French gendarmerie and of the 1943 deportations.
769 RG-43.110M 2009.37 Selected records from the Departmental Archives of the Lot The collection contains pre-war and wartime lists of German Jewish refugees, of foreigners directed toward the internment camp of Argelès for enemy aliens and foreign Jews in 1940,tand of the children’s home at Roumegoux,;lists of French and foreign Jews residing in the département; forms declaring that the signatory is not Jewish; forms that the signatory is not a freemason; local application of anti-Semitic legislation; and Masonic lodges in Cahors and elsewhere in the area.
770 RG-43.111M 2009.38 Selected records from the Departmental Archives of the Ardèche

Contains documents concerning the creation of “centers” and camps to intern foreigners at thermal springs and/or tourist sites in the department (Vals-les-Bains et Chomérac); statistics concerning the presence of foreigners, name lists by country, and lists of groups of organized forced labor (GTE); all aspects of the persecution of Jews under German occupation including lists of Jews living in the département, foreign and French Jews living under house arrest, Aryanization of property with those named to take over Jewish businesses, and offers to purchase Jewish belongings (real and personal); police and gendarmerie reports; lists of Jews rounded-up on certain dates and sent to Drancy; the exclusion of Jews from the medical profession; and post-war restitution of property.

Finding aids in French language: https://collections.ushmm.org/findingaids/RG-43.111M_02_rel_fr.pdf; https://collections.ushmm.org/findingaids/RG-43.111M_03_fnd_fr.pdf; https://collections.ushmm.org/findingaids/RG-43.111M_04_fnd_fr.pdf; https://collections.ushmm.org/findingaids/RG-43.111M_05_fnd_fr.pdf; https://collections.ushmm.org/findingaids/RG-43.111M_06_fnd_fr.pdf; https://collections.ushmm.org/findingaids/RG-43.111M_07_fnd_fr.pdf; https://collections.ushmm.org/findingaids/RG-43.111M_08_fnd_fr.pdf

771 RG-43.112M 2009.51 Selected records from the Departmental Archives of the Loir-et-Cher Files concerning the internment of enemy aliens (Germans and Austrians in the camps of Francillon, Marolles, Villerbon and Villemalard) from September 1939 until June, 1940; arrests and sentences by the Germans; register of foreigners listed by country; sequestering of property belonging to the enemy; Jewish affairs including lists of Jews and Jewish businesses; internments; a prison register to indicate that Jews were held there before being sent on to Drancy; and restitution of property. The sanatorium called “Les Pins” in the town of Lamotte-Beuvron was used to intern Jews during the war.
772 RG-43.113M 2009.78 Selected individual files of children under the care of Œuvre de secours aux enfants ( OSE) Contains files of people who had been under OSE (Oeuvre de Secours aux Enfants) care during the Occupation and who in 2003 were living in the United States. Included is documentation on their Holocaust-era biographies, subsequent correspondence on emigration to the U.S., and information on non-Jewish families that hid children.
773 RG-43.114 2009.165 Selected records from the Departmental Archives of the Savoie Records concerning “Jewish affairs,” including lists of Jews who had their identity papers stamped with “Jew” and expropriations of private property; anti-Semitic legislation and its application in this Department; exit visas requested by Jews; surveillance of foreigners, especially Germans and citizens of the Reich; the attitude of Jews residing in the spas and resorts of the Savoie; complaints concerning the Jewish proprietor of a spa (“établissement thermal”); Jews under “house arrest” (“assignés à residence”); centers where Jews are interned; and Jewish students in the school system.
774 RG-43.115M 2009.202 Selected Records from the Departmental Archives of the Alpes-Maritimes. 1933-1972 Contains records directly linked to the war: internments for administrative or “political” reasons; purges; surveillance of political parties; freemasons (“Sociétés Secrètes) and the press; food distribution and rationing; non-Jewish laborers requisitioned to work in Germany (“STO”); military affairs; prisoners; refugees; supervision of real estate transactions; sequestered property; affairs related to German or Italian occupation; war damages; veterans’ affairs; judicial matters and lawsuits; as well as the Armistice Commission. Also contains material indirectly related to the war: public health sector; police prefecture authority over foreigners; departments dealing with hospitals and government employees (“fonctionnaires”); the department of agriculture; public education; and court records.
775 RG-43.116M 2009.215 Selected records from the Departmental Archives of the Cantal This collection contains records from the Prefect’s Office, under headings “Foreigners”, “Jews”, “War Damages” and “Internment and Shelter”. It includes local objections to use of the thermal bath resort of Chaudes-Aigues as an internment site for Jews (under house arrest), correspondence concerning foreign Jewish refugees, Jews’ response to a call to work at Organisation Todt construction sites, and reports on war crimes committed during the war, including those concerning Jews.
776 RG-43.117M 2009.216 Selected records from the archives of the Alliance Israélite Universelle The collection deals with the general situation of Jews in various countries, including relations with the local government, anti-Semitism, immigration, emigration, proselytizing by Christians and Muslims. Countries represented in order of preponderance of material include North Africa and the Middle East, including the former Ottoman Empire, countries situated in Eastern and Central Europe, and “The Rest of the world and small countries.” Also contains documents of Jonathan Thurz (1895-1976), a Polish-born Zionist leader who settled in Casablanca in 1927, which includes information about Jewish refugees.
777 RG-43.118M 2009.222 Selected records from the Archives of the Department of the Calvados

This collection was created by picking relevant documents from collections deposited at the archives by several local administrative divisions, and from the pre-war “M” series related to foreigners and immigration. The most relevant documents concern lists of Jewish inhabitants, card files made from gathering names and correspondence in relation to this, as well as files concerning the Aryanisation of property and businesses. The Aryanisation files deal almost exclusively with businesses and real estate and not with investments in businesses or shares of stock. The procedure for each file includes: a declaration of ownership made by a Jew, who is then attributed an Aryan temporary administrator; a preliminary report by the “temporary administrator” to the Commissariat Générale aux Questions Juives; a more extensive report on the owner, the estimated value or the one that has been establ... ished by an assessor, the final destination of the property (sale for large businesses, liquidation for small ones); and sale or liquidation of the property. Other documents concern secret societies and freemasons, the sub-prefecture of Bayeux, and the sub-prefecture of Vire.

Finding aid in French language: https://collections.ushmm.org/findingaids/RG-43.118M_02_fnd_fr.pdf

778 RG-43.119M 2009.223 Selected records from the Departmental Archives of the Vienne

Records pertaining to Camp de la route de Limoges in Poitiers: information on accounting, general administration, and aid to the families of internees; files on individual internees; surveillance over internees’ arrivals, departures, and escapes; correspondence with the German authorities; files on Jewish business owners; files on non-Jewish aliens, Freemasons, and Roma and Sinti; Jewish population statistics.

Finding aids in French language: https://collections.ushmm.org/findingaids/RG-43.119M_01_fnd_en.pdf; https://collections.ushmm.org/findingaids/RG-43.119M_03_fnd_fr.pdf

779 RG-43.120M 2009.224 Selected records from the Departmental Archives of the Eure Lists of German women interned as enemy aliens, registered Jews, requisitioned Jewish businesses and buildings, individuals in need of psychiatric care, arrested persons, and foreign Jews living in Evreux. Materials include a card file for French Jews, a card file for foreigners, and files on Freemasons.
780 RG-43.121M 2009.225 Selected records from the Departmental Archives of the Seine-Saint-Denis David Diamant (David Erlich 1904-1994) was a Polish-born French Communist resistance fighter and President of the Union des Juifs pour la Résistance et Entraide, who ran the Marxist Library of Paris, part of the French Communist Party, for many years. This was originally a heteroclite collection of press clippings, newspapers and magazines, documentation, original manuscripts in many languages (handwritten or typed,) and unidentified photos and microfilms in Yiddish which Mr. Diamant seemed to be keeping for his own use. There were also many boxes containing the membership forms of the Organization of Polish Jews in France from the 1930’s to the 1950’s, which helped Polish Jews financially and logistically after WW II. Most of the press publications from the collection were not filmed. Some of the highlights of this collection are: rare periodicals in French and Yiddish from 1919 to the ... 1980’s; Jewish immigrant life in France for the period between 1919 and 1939; material concerning the Spanish Civil War, the participation of Jews, and fate of the combatants; World War II persecution of Jews in France with testimonies, lists of interned, executed or deported people, and information on the Drancy, Beaune-la-Rolande and Pithivers internment camps; Jews in the French Resistance including lists of actions, testimony and reports, especially Carmagnole-Liberté and the MOI, underground press publications; post-war period materials from Union des Juifs pour la Résistance et l’Entraide, summer camps and orphanages for children, organizing return of survivors, Union des Femmes Juives; JOINT, ORT, UGIF, CRIF and OSE materials; post-war exhibitions; and archives of Yiddish writers who died in deportation including Chlawno Kagan, Aaaron Bekerman and Abraham Gelman.
781 RG-43.122M 2009.226 Selected records of the Fonds Vanikoff from the French National Archives Records from the personal collection of Maurice Vanikoff (1886-1961), who in the 1930s was active in defense of rights of political refugees and victims of anti-Semitism, active in similar cause in Casablanca 1940-1943, and continued as an activist in France after the war. Includes government decrees concerning political refugees (1938-1939) and various associations and groups involved with their cause and anti-Semitism; reports on the situation of Jews in France before the war (1936-1939), under Vichy, as well as in Algeria, Morocco and Tunisia (1940-1944); documents of the Center of Political and Social Documentation (1943-1944) created by the Commissariat of Information in Algiers; records from Vanikoff’s time as founder and General Secretary of the Association for Judeo-Christian Friendship (1948-1952), records of the Federation of Jewish organizations of France (1947-1950); perso... nal correspondence; subject files on diverse topics such as the author Céline, the Pastor Lemaire; anti-Semitism in France after the Liberation; and press clippings catalogued by year. Also included are some anti-Semitic cartoons and pamphlets.
782 RG-43.123M 2009.233 Selected records from the Departmental Archives of Lot-et-Garrone  Contains records from various divisions of the Prefect’s Office, particularly the bureau of the police dealing with foreigners, the tax office, and the division of the police “Renseignements généraux” devoted to internment camps. Includes pre-war records on resident aliens in France, including internees; foreigners of various nationalities; wartime arrests; repressive practices of the Vichy government; regulations, proclamations, instructions and the like; many lists of Jews residing in department of the Lot-et-Garonne and the Gironde containing much biographical data; information on convoys of Jews being sent to various internment camps; surveillance of Jews; work brigades containing Jews; confiscation of Jewish property; post-war correspondence regarding the same and other topics.
783 RG-43.124M 2009.234 Selected records from the Departmental Archives of the Jura Contains documents from the Jura, a mountainous, sparsely-populated region on the eastern border of France, once part of the Franche-Comté. The documents concern the anti-Jewish laws put into effect, certain Jews who held government jobs and were given special permission to keep them, the cancellation of Vichy laws allowing lawful pillaging of Jewish property under “Aryanization”, letters that singled out Jews in hiding to the authorities, documents dealing with foreigners who had been given exile in 1939, arrests of Jews by German authorities, and post-war Zionist youth camps.
784 RG-43.125 2010.1 Selected records from the Departmental Archives of the Corrèze Contains selected records from the Departmental Archives of the Corrèze pertaining to French and foreign Jews fleeing the occupied zone and seeking refuge in the Corrèze, as well as the internment of Jews, and work brigades in the Corrèze.
785 RG-43.126M 2010.63 Selected documents and photos from the private collection of Raoul Cohen-Addad This collection comprises the records of Raoul Cohen-Addad (1916-2003), an Algerian-born Jew. Conscripted into the French army in 1939, he worked with the resistance to liberate Algeria in 1942. He was then deported to a forced labor camp under the Vichy regime. The collection includes personal and family papers, photos, documents pertaining to the judicial procedures Cohen-Addad instigated in an attempt to receive reparations for damage to his career, documents concerning the association of former North African resistance fighters from 1947-1949, the activities of the “Association of French Liberation of November 8, 1942” from 1943 to 2003, as well as documentation, press clippings, and various other materials dating from 1940 to 1944.
786 RG-43.127M   Selected Records from the Departmental Archives of the Ardennes, 1940–1944 Materials on antisemitic persecution including expropriation of Jewish property and businesses; lists of Freemasons.
787 RG-43.128M 2010.65 Selected records from the Departmental Archives of the Cher Contains documents concerning the internment of Jews and foreigners, as well as border crossings between the free and occupied zones by Jews and foreigners in the Cher.
788 RG-43.129M 2010.66 Selected documents from the Departmental Archives of the Belfort Territory Contains documents pertaining to the expropriation of Jewish property in The Belfort Territory during the war and restitution and indemnification issues after the war. Also contains the diary of Henriette Bloch, a Jewish school teacher whose son, Julien, was captured as the Bloch family attempted to escape into the Jura.
789 RG-43.130M 2010.67 Selected records from the Departmental Archives of the Gers Contains material concerning measures taken against Jews, foreigners, and Freemasons in the Gers. Includes files on expropriated property, name lists of refugees and prisoners, anti-Semitic legislation, and Monsignor Saliège, the Archbishop of Toulose.
790 RG-43.131M 2010.68 Selected records from the Departmental Archives of the Hautes-Pyrénées Contains material related to the use of forced labor, expropriation of Jewish property, exclusions preventing Jews from practicing medicine or dentistry, anti-Semitic legislation, and measures taken against Freemasons in the Hautes-Pyrénées.
791 RG-43.132M 2010.69 Selected records from the Departmental Archives of the Vosges Contains documents concerning “Jewish Affairs,” arrests and round-ups on March 6, 1943 and March 14, 1944, the transfer of Jews to the Ecrouves internment camp near Nancy in the Meurthe-et-Moselle, the Aryanization and later restitution of Jewish property and belongings, foreigners, the loss of French citizenship concerning the deputy to the National Assembly, Camille Picard, registers showing entries to the Epinal prison, documents concerning accounts held by Jews at the local branch of the Banque de France, lists of Alsatian-Lorrain refugees, and list of prisoners released from the prison of Epinal during the month of April, 1944.
792 RG-43.133M 2010.72 Selected documents from the Departmental Archives of the Indre Contains records from local offices including the Prefect’s office and the Police Department dealing with foreigners, the “Jewish question”, the demarcation line between the occupied and unoccupied zones, and refugees, including those from Alsace-Lorraine. Documents from the sub-prefecture of La Châtre (3 Z) are also included, as well as the “Internernent Administratif” section dealing with the camps of Pellevoisin and Douadic. Also contains information on an OSE-created clandestine center to place Jewish children in non-Jewish families in the “chef-lieu, Châteauroux,” lists of arrests and executions by the German, reports, information on the internment center Laernusse and on individual internees, and information on several work brigades or “Groupement de Travailleurs Etrangers” in the camp of Montgivray near La Châtre.
793 RG-43.135M 2010.234 Selected records from the Departmental Archives of the Deux-Sèvres Contains records relating to refugees, including Italians; instructions concerning lists of Jews, their professions, and the confiscation of their property; the appointment of Aryan administrators; the confiscation of radios belonging to Jews; the distribution of Jewish stars; medical examinations of the Jewish population; and documents concerning Roma.
794 RG-43.136M 2010.344 Selected records from the Departmental Archives of Martinique Contains selected records related to Foreign Immigration, and the records from the High Commissioner’s office related to declarations by government employees about whether they were Jewish or members of a freemason lodge. Also contains material concerning business transactions by Jews.
795 RG-43.137M 2011.11 Selected records from the Departmental Archives of the Haute-Loire Contains documents concerning the refugee centers in Chambon-sur-Lignon, run by La Cimade (Côteau-Fleuri) and La Maison-des-Roches. Daniel Trocmé, nephew of Pastor Trocmé and director of the latter, was sent to Buchenwald when a round-up occurred (see PV of his arrest). Also includes records from internment camps like Tence, records connected to Gurs on Noé, and police records relating to immigration, foreign workers in forced labor brigades, house arrests and surveillance of foreigners, round-ups, education and teachers.
796 RG-43.149 2012.4 French National Railway (SNCF) records

Contains the wartime records of the French National Railway (SNCF). The records relate to relations with the German and Allied authorities, wartime operation of the company, statutory texts produced and decisions made by the Board of Directors between 1939-1945. The records contains minutes, meeting notes, agendas of the Board of Directors, company annual reports, correspondence of the Secretariat of the Board of Directors, and Executive Committee records. Includes also military records relating to mobilisation of staff, prisoners of war, secondment to the Deutsche Reichsbahn, demarcation of the border between France and Germany, and liberation of the Territoire de Belfort.

Finding aid in French language: https://collections.ushmm.org/findingaids/RG-43.149_02_fnd_fr.pdf

797 RG-43.150 2012.47 Selected records form the Departmental Archives of the Ille-et-Vilaine

Contains records kept by the local Feldkommandantur including anti-Jewish measures, declarations of bank holdings of Jews, the aryanization of Jewish property as well as investigations, statistics, and files on Jewish businesses. Includes also records from the Rector of Education on the application of anti-Jewish measures as well as an interesting private collection belonging to the local union of medical doctors concerning the exclusion of Jews from the profession.

Additional finding aids: https://collections.ushmm.org/findingaids/RG-43.150_02_nam_fr.pdf; https://collections.ushmm.org/findingaids/RG-43.150_03_inx_fr.pdf

798 RG-43.151 2012.172 Selected records from the Departmental Archives of the Gironde in Bordeaux

This collection contains selected records from the Departmental Archives of the Gironde assembled for use in the trial of the former Secretary General of the department of the Gironde, Maurice Papon, for complicity in crimes against humanity. This is a new collection created after the judicial authorities no longer needed the documents and returned them to the Archives, although in some cases, the photocopies were returned, because the originals were retained. Several series of records are included in this collection: Series 44 W 1-63, containing a register of all Jews in the département (arranged alphabetically by the name of towns and sections of Bordeaux) ; Series 71 W 1-56, the records of the internment camp of Mérignac-Beaudésert, where foreigners, Jews, and Communists were held before deportation. A fter the region was liberated in September, 1944, collaborationists of all ilk, ... stateless individuals, Indochinese, POW’s, and black marketers were held there. There are also records on the camp of Eysines and the camp of Saint Martin du Ré (in the département of the Charente-Maritime). Also included are records from the internment camp of Merignac; Series 44 W (which concerns Jewish Affairs). Documents come from the Prefect’s Office, the 3rd office (responsible for naturalizations of foreigners), and various branches of the police. There is a section concerning hiring doctors; Series 104 W 1-49 concerns the census and expulsion of foreigners residing in the Gironde from 1939-1952; Series SC 1020, concerns collaborationist organizations and their publications; Series SC 1835 is a collection of cards with the names of individuals executed by the Germans; Series VR 347 concerns the Statut des juifs (anti-Jewish laws of Vichy); Series VR 704 concerns individuals executed in the camp of Souges and Questions juives (Jewish Affairs). Also included are newspaper clippings from Le Monde, 1997.

Additional finding aids: https://collections.ushmm.org/findingaids/RG-43.151_02_fnd_fr.pdf; https://collections.ushmm.org/findingaids/RG-43.151_03_fnd_fr.pdf

799 RG-43.152   Selected records of the Comité inter-mouvements auprès des évacués (La Cimade), 1939‒1960 Selected records of the Comité inter-mouvements auprès des évacués (La Cimade, Inter-Movement Committee for Assistance to Refugees) regarding rescue of Jewish refugees in France.
800 RG-43.153   Lists of Persons of Judeo-Spanish Ancestry Deported from France, 1940 Lists, information forms, some photographs; name lists found (in 2011) at the Spanish consulate in Paris. The origin of the documentation lies in Spain's decision after World War I to permit Greek and Turkish Jews whose ancesters had been expelled to seek status as "protectees" of Spain; of those in France some were permitted to "return" to Spain (or go to Spanish Morocco), but the individuals documented in this collection were not—and as a result many were subsequently handed over by Vichy to the Germans.
801 RG-43.154 2013.65 Selected records from the French Protectorates of Morocco and Tunisia, Syria and Lebanon under French mandate after WW I, and the French Embassy in Madrid

Records from the former French protectorates of Morocco and Tunisia; the “Syria-Lebanon” collection; and the French embassy in Madrid. Documents from various sectors of the colonial administration: offices for internal affairs, immigration, public health, religious affairs, foreign affairs; the police and military; the public works administration and the posts. Military records dealing with internment camps and prisoners of war; records concerning censorship; municipal records; documents of wartime aid to indigent Gentiles. Much material relates to the postwar purge of collaborationists. Documentation on clandestine Jewish immigration to Palestine before and immediately after the end of the war, and about massacres of Jews following declaration of the state of Israel, including police photos from the Résidence Générale of Morocco and the Collection of Jacques Beilin, de facto a house photographer there.

See for additional finding aids: https://collections.ushmm.org/search/catalog/irn59040

802 RG-43.155 2014.102 Selected records from the Departmental Archives of the Somme This collection contains reports from the police on the population, records on strikes, sentences punishing anti-patriotic or anti-governmental activities and political parties or organizations, the press, records on youth movements, propaganda, associations and clubs, the general morale of the population; and lists of Jews living in the Somme. Contains also records on the attribution of Aryan administrators for Jewish businesses and property, deportation lists of Jews, Roma and resistance fighters. There were four places where people were interned: the Camp of the Citadel of Amiens (probably for collaborationists, the Camp of the Citadel of Doullens (a forced-labor camp), the Camp of Abbeville, and the Prison of Amiens.
803 RG-44.002 2014.184 Records relating to the experiences of Danish Jews Photo albums, scrapbooks and diaries relating to the experiences of Danish Jews during the war, including escape to Sweden and deportation to Theresienstad, as well as their return home to Denmark; personal papers of Danish Jews, as well as records of the Danish Jewish Community, Danish and Jewish organizations, including: aid organizations, the Jewish Community in Malmö (Sweden), Danish press, and records of the Danish Nazi Party (1888-2008).
804 RG-45.003 2002.125 Selected records from the Greek Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Service of Diplomatic & Historical Archives The collection primarily consists of correspondence between the Greek Ministry of Foreign Affairs and other agencies of the Greek government and with foreign governments and people living outside Greece. The correspondence concerns establishing the whereabouts of family members, reparations issues, immigration issues, and other concerns of Greek Jews living in Greece and abroad.
805 RG-45.006 2009.17 The Joseph Siakkis archives related to the history of the Jewish communities of Greece Contains records related to the history of the Jewish communities of Greece. The archives are organized into 28 thematic sections. The most important topics are: 1. History of Greek Jewry and Jewish communities of Thessaloniki, Corfu, Larissa, Volos, Trikala, Zante, Chania, Preveza, Sparta, Chalkis and other major Jewish centers; 2. Anti-Semitism, Nazi occupation and Holocaust; 3. Collections of Jewish periodicals (Corfu and Athens); 4. Records of the Greek Jewish family names, personal correspondence, literary essays and poetry.
806 RG-45.007 2009.13 Records of the Jewish Community of Patras, Greece Consists of correspondence files concerning the postwar activities of the Jewish community of Patras. Topics include restitution, commemoration of Holocaust victims, elections to the Board of the Jewish Community, burial permissions, maintenance of the Jewish cemetery, and disposal of the community’s property. There are also financial records, minutes of Board meetings, and a list of community members.
807 RG-45.008 2009.111 Personal archive of Leon Gavrielides Consists of the personal archive of Leon Gavrielides, a Jewish lawyer who provided legal counsel to the Jewish Community of Rhodes, the Organization for the Relief and Rehabilitation of Greek Jews (OPAIE), the Central Board of Greek Jewish Communities, the Jewish Community of Athens, and other Jewish organizations in Greece after World War II. Also of interest are cases of individual Jews against the OPAIE.
808 RG-45.009 2009.25 Personal archives of Esdras Moissis related to the history of the Jewish community of Larissa in Greece Contains Esdras Moissis’s personal archives, which include various records, correspondence, and publications related to the history of the Jewish community of Larissa.
809 RG-45.010 2009.26 Selected records of the Central Board of Jewish Communities (KIS) Athens, Greece Consists mainly of files of correspondence between various Greek Jewish communities, with Greek governmental authorities concerning the restitution of the property of Greek Jews, and with international Jewish organizations concerning remembrance. Also included is correspondence with various other, but primarily German, organizations and authorities concerning reparations.
810 RG-45.011 2009.27 Archives of the Jewish Community of Thessaloniki Consists of historical records reflecting the history of the Jewish community from 1943 to the 1990s. Included are property and financial assets declarations demanded by the German authorities in 1943, certificates issued to the surviving members of the community reclaiming property of their families, applications for German reparations, copies of German payments from the late 1950s and 1960s, certificates verifying membership in the community and relationship to the murdered, correspondence among Jewish communities and Jewish organizations in Greece and abroad, correspondence with local and central Greek governmental authorities, and minutes of the committee investigating local collaborators.
811 RG-45.012 2009.28 Selected records of the Organization for the Relief and Rehabilitation of Greek Jews ( Ο.Π.Α.Ι.Ε.) Consists of several thematically arranged sections. Included are property restitution files, correspondence, inheritance documentation, files on individuals, and the like.
812 RG-45.013 2013.111 Selected records from the General State Archives of Greece in Athens Selected records from the Archive of Athens Court's Specials Section active between 1962‐1965. It contains decisions of the Athens Court related to the review of applications and compensation awarded to the Holocaust survivors and victims who suffered German persecution, arrest, killing, imprisonment and deportations to concentration and labor camps in the German occupied Europe.
813 RG-45.014 2013.112 Records from the Archives of the Jewish Community of Volos, Greece The bulk of the collection consists of correspondence files of the Community Council as well as documentation related to the restitution of Jewish property after the Holocaust. Among the records are the minutes of the Community Council’s meetings; notes, memoranda, reports, correspondence with other Greek Jewish Communities, the Central Board of Jewish Communities in Greece, institutions inside and outside the country; financial documents: lists of expenses, invoices, acknowledgements of receipts of various costs covered by the Community; petitions to and correspondence with the Greek authorities; decrees, memorandum and issued by the Community Council. In addition to these materials, archives also contains name lists, including lists of the Community's employees, lists of patients treated in sanatoriums or hospitals; lists of Holocaust survivors and Holocaust victims; registry books and various certificates issued by the Community for its members.
814 RG-45.015 2013.113 Records from the Archives of the Jewish Community of Iannina, Greece Records of the Jewish Community of Ioannina (1947-2014), one of the oldest Jewish communities in Greece, whose members are predominantly Romaniot Jews. The bulk of the collection consists of correspondence files of the Community Council as well as documentation related to the restitution of Jewish property after the Holocaust. Among the records are the minutes of the Community Council’s meetings; notes, memoranda, reports, correspondence with other Greek Jewish Communities, the Central Board of Jewish Communities in Greece, institutions inside and outside the country; financial documents: lists of expenses, invoices, acknowledgements of receipts of various costs covered by the Community; petitions to and correspondence with the Greek authorities; decrees, memorandum and issued by the Community Council. In addition to these materials, archives also contains name lists, including lists of...  the Community's employees, lists of patients treated in sanatoriums or hospitals; lists of Holocaust survivors and Holocaust victims; registry books and various certificates issued by the Community for its members.
815 RG-45.016 2013.114 Records from the Archives of the Jewish Community of Larisa, Greece Records of the Jewish Community of Larissa of the postwar period (1946-2014). Records consist mostly of correspondence of the Community Council and materials related to rehabilitation and restitution efforts after the Holocaust. Included are: minutes of the Community Council’s meetings; notes, memoranda, reports, minutes and correspondence with other Greek Jewish Communities, the Central Board of Jewish Communities in Greece, institutions inside and outside the country (Municipality of Larissa, Bishop of Larissa, Health institutions etc.); financial documents: lists of expenses, invoices, acknowledgements of receipts of various costs covered by the Community; the Community’s petitions to and correspondence with the Greek authorities; correspondence with various individuals; correspondence of the Community with various Jewish organizations and other Jewish Communities in Greece; decrees,...  memorandums and orders issued by the Community Council; various name lists, including lists of the Community's employees, lists of patients treated in sanatoriums or hospitals; lists of beneficiaries; lists of Holocaust survivors and Holocaust victims; various certificates issued by the Community for its members; registry books for the incoming and outgoing correspondence.
816 RG-45.017 2013.115 Viktor Venouziou Archive, Jewish Community of Kavala, Greece Archives collected by the President of the Jewish Community of Kavala, Victor Venouziou. Contain a collection of photographs of Jewish old gravestones, an alphabetical guide to gravestones with personal data about persons who were buried in Kavala (Excel database), and a historical essay about burial places for Jews in Kavala.
817 RG-48.002 2010.76 Charles Jordan case (ÚDV-76/VvK-95). Investigation of Charles Jordan's death by the Office of the Documentation and Investigation of the Crimes of Communism (ÚDV) Consists of the records of the investigation of the death of Charles Jordan, the executive vice-chairman of the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee, who was found drowned in Prague’s Vltava River on August 20, 1967.
818 RG-48.008M 2004.117 Uřad říšského protektora (Fond JAF 1005) Records generated by German occupational institutions (Reichsprotektorat Böhmen und Mähren) and Czech auxiliary agencies dealing with matters of internal security and racial policy, especially anti-Jewish measures. Includes reports regarding aryanization of Jewish businesses, questionnaires of Jewish properties, lists of Jewish workers, documents regarding situation in Theresienstadt (death statistics), Lety camp, and deportation of Jews to Theresienstadt. Also includes lists of art objects in Sbirow castle (including Jewish art), information regarding Jews, Roma and Sinti (Gypsies), and Russians in Gdańsk, Poland, and various propaganda materials.
819 RG-48.010M 2004.142 Occupation prison files: Selected records from the National Archives in Prague (Fond JAF 1007) Records generated by German occupational institutions (Reichsprotektorat Böhmen und Mähren) and Czech auxiliary agencies dealing with matters of internal security and racial policy, especially anti-Jewish measures. Includes materials from the Gestapo prison, Pankrác, personal files of prisoners at Cheb, Czechoslovakia, and in Mirov Prison (near Sumperk, Czechoslovakia), various list of persons deported from the Reichsprotektorat (1941-1945), and catalog cards of concentration camp inmates from Buchenwald, Mauthausen, and Theresienstadt. Bulk of the records contains German deportation cards from Theresienstadt.
820 RG-48.011M 2006.349 Ministry of Social Welfare of the Czechoslovakian Government-in-Exile in London, Repatriation Department (Fond JAF 1007) Records of the Ministry of Social Welfare, Repatriation Department, London (Ministerstvo sociani pece, Londýn), and Czechoslovak Red Cross dealing with emigration, matters of internal security and racial policy, especially anti-Jewish measures. Includes materials on"Jewish Question", name lists, registration cards and correspondence, Czech organizations in the USA, UN reports on crimes of Nazis, list of camps, descriptions of camps, repatriations from France, emigration to Chile, Cuba, Paraguay, Venezuela, Caracas, Trinidad, USSR, reports on detainment camps, documents and reports on displaced persons camps.
821 RG-48.012M 2006.456 Selected records from National Archives in Prague. Ministry of Interior, London, MV-L (Fond JAF 828) Contains records relating to confiscation of Jewish properties, charges against Nazi leaders. Includes index cards and material on deportations mainly from Terezín (Theresienstadt), Czechoslovakia (now Czech Republic).
822 RG-48.013M 2006.458 Czech Ministry of the Interior (Fond JAF 1075) Records generated by German occupational institutions (Reichsprotektorat Böhmen und Mähren) and Czech auxiliary agencies dealing with matters of internal security and racial policy, especially anti-Jewish measures. Contains correspondence, questionnaires, name list of Jews, Jewish doctors and university professors.
823 RG-48.014M 2006.457 Selected records from the National Archives in Prague. Ministry of Economic Renewal (Fond JAF 786) This collection mainly consists of administrative records of the Reichsprotektorat Böhmen und Mähren (Reich Protectorat of Bohemia and Moravia). These include documents on the persecution of Jews, the expropriation of Jewish assets, the deportation of Jews to Theresienstadt, the internal workings of the German administration, forced labor, political prisoners, the Nazi security apparatus, resistance activities, and the like.
824 RG-48.015M 2006.459 Selected records from National Archives in Prague. Ministry of Finance of the Czechoslovakian Government-in-Exile in London ( Fond JAF 819) This collection contains records generated by German occupational institutions (Reichsprotektorat Böhmen und Mähren) and Czech auxiliary agencies dealing with matters of internal security and racial policy, especially anti-Jewish measures. Contains records related to deportation of Jews to Terezin, and Poland. Also contains appeals for evacuation, 1942-1945.
825 RG-48.016M 2008.150 Selected records from the National Archives in Prague Contains records generated in the Reichsprotektorat Böhmen und Mähren (Reich Protectorate of Bohemia and Moravia) by the German occupiers and by dependent Czech agencies dealing with “internal security” and “racial policy.” It also contains records of the Committee for Refugee Assistance in Paris, 1933–1942 (probably pilfered there, taken to Germany, and evacuated to the Protectorate), including cases from Czechoslovakia, Austria, and perhaps other countries. Many documents derive from puppet ministries and agencies, including materials on deportations, the destruction of a Jewish cemetery, the treatment of Roma, and other matters.
826 RG-48.017 2009.217 Židovské organizace (Fond 425)

Fond 425 consists of records of several Jewish and Zionist organizations that were active in the Czech Republic from ca. 1930-1950, such as the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (AJJDC), as well as records that were collected and used by the Czech secret police after 1950. The materials include information about the activities of Jewish communities in the Czech Republic; the Palestine Office established in Prague and Bratislava to facilitate the emigration and rescue of Jews; the records of the Central Committee of Zionists in Prague and Bratislava; records of the Jewish community in Prague 1942-1943; the records of several other Zionist and religious organizations in the Czech Republic 1947-1962 such as the Hashomer Hazair and Makabi; and the records of the Prague and Bratislava offices of the AJJDC 1948-1951. Includes also AJJDC Emigration Service case files of Jewish survi... vors for the years 1948-1949 seeking to emigrate from the Czech Republic and Slovakia. The records include summary accounts of what happened to the applicants during the war, i.e. internment in ghettos and/or concentration camps. The case files also feature correspondence by the AJJDC offices in Prague and Bratislava with other AJJDC offices in Europe as well as other Jewish aid organizations. Also included are affidavits of relatives living in the United States. Case files include mainly Czech, Slovak, Austrian, and Polish nationalities.

Aditional register:

https://collections.ushmm.org/findingaids/RG-48.017_02_nam_en.pdf

827 RG-48.018M 2010.213 Reichssicherheitshauptamt (Unprocessed appendix: Records from Greece) This collection contains the 19th century minute book from a "brotherhood" (Freemasons) from Athens, called "Athenon" (149 pages), date range: 1889 - early 1900s; a record book of the rabbinical court, that originates from the Balkans, probably from Thessaloniki, it contains name lists of cities in Greece and Turkey (165 pages), date range: 1918-1926, and some records from 1933, 1933; also contains minutes of the rabbinical court, 1931-1934, Thessaloniki, Greece (120 pages).
828 RG-48.019 2014.178 Stíhání nacistických válečných zločinců (Fond 325) Testimonies of witnesses in trials against the guards of concentration camps: in Auschwitz, Theresienstadt, and Sachsenhausen.
829 RG-48.020 2014.301 Zemský odbor bezpečnosti Praha (Fond 300) Miscellaneous records related to evidence collected by the Czech secret police in the course of the investigation of Nazi crimes committed in the occupied Czechoslovakia during World War II. The following file is a small sub-collection within the larger collection of 9.5 linear meters. A large accretion of the files to follow at a later date.
830 RG-49.005M 2002.98 State Commission to investigate crimes committed by the occupiers and their collaborators (AJ 110) Contains correspondence and other records concerning facts and evidence on war crimes committed by German, Italian, Croatian, and Bulgarian occupiers; individual cases, indictments, and trials; and the search for missing individuals sought in connection with war crimes.
831 RG-49.008M 2007.278 Selected records from the archives of the Military Historical Institute General Staff of the Armed Forces of Serbia related to the German Occupation of the former Yugoslavia Selected records from the archives of the Military Historical Institute of General Staff of the Armed Forces of Serbia related to the German Zone of occupation of the former Yugoslavia. This collection includes correspondence of the German occupation authorities regarding arrests, persecution and reprisals against Jews, Roma, members of partisan and antifascist movements, communists and the civilian population. The documents refer mainly to occupied Serbia, but also include parts of Croatia. The collection includes a complete copy of Nuremberg Trial VII.
832 RG-49.009M 2008.15 Selected records of Jewish Communities of former Yugoslavia during the interwar and postwar period This collection contains various records that include minutes of board meetings, registry books of members of the Jewish communities, financial records, records of the Burial Society (Hevra Kadisha), vital statistics, correspondence with the local authorities and other records of the following Jewish communities of the former Yugoslavia: Skopje in Macedonia; Belgrade, Novi Sad and Vrsac in Serbia; Osijek in Croatia. Also includes several major Jewish newspapers published in the prewar Yugoslavia - Jevrejskij Glas (Jewish Voice), Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina ( 1928-1931), Herald of the Sepahardic Community of Belgrade (1939-1940) and Zidovske novine (Jewish News,) published in Belgrade in (1917-1940).
833 RG-49.010M 2008.131 Selected records from the “Nedic Archives” of the Military Historical Institute of the Ministry of Defense of Serbia Selected records from the archives of the Military Historical Institute of the Ministry of Defense of Serbia related to the activities of the puppet government of the Prime-Minister Milan Nedic during the Nazi occupation. This collection includes correspondence of the various Government authorities regarding arrests, persecution and reprisals against Jews, members of the antifascist movement, communists and the civilian population.
834 RG-54.003 2004.691 War crimes investigation and trial records from the Republic of Moldova Contains records related to criminal investigations into war crimes and enemy collaboration in Moldova and Transnistria.
835 RG-54.005 2007.6 Personal archives of the Yiddish writer, Yiehiel (Ikhil) Shraybman The bulk of the collection consists of letters received by the writer from Yiddish writers in the Soviet Union, Poland, Israel, United States, and France, as well as from readers of his books. This collection also includes letters received by Yiehiel Shraybman from various Jewish cultural institutions and Yiddish periodicals.
836 RG-57.001M 2000.249 Slovak documents related to the Holocaust Contains documents on labor camps for Jews, transport exemption documents for Jews, laws and decrees pertaining to Jews, Hlinka Guard activities, Deutsche Partei activities, the Aryanization of Jewish property, Slovakia’s Gypsy population, and Jewish organizations and their dissolution. Also included are statistics on Jews worldwide and in Slovakia, lists of baptized Jews, Jewish work permits, transport cards, and postwar restitution cases.
837 RG-57.004M 2007.362 Selected records of trials of the National Court of Slovakia, including the Jozef Tiso trial Contains selected documents created of the postwar court trials of Jozef Tiso, members of the wartime administration of Jozef Tiso, and others accused of crimes against Slovakia.
838 RG-57.005M 2008.35 Selected records from the State Regional Archive in Bratislava Trial records of cases of the Ludovy Sud [People’s Court] for the Bratislava area after the fall of the Tiso regime. The cases selected for microfilming mostly concern Jews and/or members of the local Hlinkova Guarda [Hlinka Guard: Tiso paramilitary organization] who persecuted Jews.
839 RG-57.006M 2009.230 Selected records from the State Regional Archive in Nitra Records of the Tiso administration’s wartime policies in Nitra and surrounding towns. Topics covered include Aryanization, the local Hlinka Guard and Hlinka Slovak People’s Party, the application of antisemitic laws, and the Roma. The collection includes the periodic situation reports for the Nitra region, and complaints and appeals by citizens.
840 RG-57.007M 2009.231 Selected records from the State Regional Archive in Modra, Slovak Republic Consists of World War II-era administrative files from the district archives in Modra and the wider Bratislava region. It includes reports, lists, and propaganda leaflets. Topics include Gestapo members and activities in occupied Czechoslovakia, the Hlinka Guard, the Sudetendeutsche Partei, the use of Nazi symbols and greetings, pro-and anti-Communist movements, and the writings of prominent individuals. A large part of the material pertains to antisemitic measures: the confiscation of Jewish property and the distribution of Jewish assets among Hlinka Guard members; prohibitions against Jews practicing medicine or employing Christians in their homes; bans on Jews entering Slovakia; Jewish labor camps; the inspection of Jewish homes and the seizure of radio receivers; reporting on the activities of Jews in Hungary; and controls against false passports and baptismal certificates. There are also presidential exemptions allowing skilled Jews to remain in their jobs.
841 RG-57.008M 2009.232 Selected records from the archive of the Nation’s Memory Institute (Ústav pamäti národa) in Bratislava, Slovakia Contains court records concerning offenses committed during the war. It also has lists of members of the Hlinka Guard and Hlinka Slovak People’s Party in various localities, and a few name lists of members of the Democratic Party. The localities include: Myjava, Skalica, Nová Baňa, Banskaá Štiavnica, Martin, Komárno, Dunajská, and Dolný Kubín.
842 RG-57.009 2010.27 Koncentračný tabor v Seredi

Contains a registry book, "Koncentračný Tábor Sered," of arriving Jewish deportees at the Sered camp consisting of daily, handwritten entries for the period of November 11, 1944 to March 29, 1945. Arriving inmates are registered in the order of arrival on each day. Main data of the each entry contains : the sequential number, last and first names, date of birth, place of birth, citizenship, profession, whereabouts of the married partner, number of children, whereabouts of the children (arrival date in camp, departure place, confiscated monies, in case of 'mixed marriages' the date of the wedding, note, date of marriage, card file number (this column also serves for brief remarks such as "mixed marriage," "lost uniform," etc.). The collection includes also separate typed name lists (fragments?), "XXVI/3," "XXVI/1," and one unnumbered list, for the period of March 12, 1945 - ? The...  list relates mostly to Slovak localities but also includes deportees born in Vienna, and one deportee, Rachel Simonovic, born in 1935 in Tel Aviv.

Names:

https://www.ushmm.org/online/hsv/source_view.php?SourceId=19479

843 RG-57.011 2012.18 Okresný úrad Prešov Contains administrative records on the Jewish community and Jewish individuals in the Prešov District. The records include lists of Jews living in the region, deportation lists and exemptions from deportation, lists of labor camp inmates, applications of Jews appealing for exemption, Jewish work permits, ban of the Jewish press, revocation of licenses, individual files of Jewish doctors and lawyers banned from carrying out their profession, liquidation and aryanization files of Jewish properties, Jewish housing lists by street address and apartment number, request by the Orthodox Jewish community in Prešov seeking permission for a kosher butcher. Also includes records pertaining to the Sered concentration camp and other camps in the Prešov district, situation reports by local notary offices in the Prešov district on various political and economic issues (including the Hlinka Guard and...  anti-Jewish activities of the Hungarian gendarmerie), and requests by various district offices, such as in Banská Bystrica, Zlatých Moravce, and Topol̕čany, to search for so-called "deserted" Jews.
844 RG-57.012 2012.19 Selected records of the District People's Courts and the Local People's Courts The trial and investigative records of Slovaks and former Hlinka guard members tried in the District People's Courts and the Local People's Courts for collaborating with the German security forces. Includes the trial records of individual Slovaks accused of denouncing their Jewish neighbors, the trial records of regional Hlinka Guard commanders responsible for the deportation of local Jews, as well as the trial records of major political defendants, such as Karl Schmidt, the former chief of the Deutsche Partei in Bardejov since 1939 and Jan Kapralčík, former district chief of the district Sabinov accused of organizing the deportations of Jewish families in 1942. Features many survivor and eyewitness testimonies describing the persecution of Jews and crimes committed against Jews.
845 RG-57.013 2012.20 Štátobezpečnostné oddelenie, Šarišsko-zemplínska župa Contains administrative records from the State security department in Šariš-Zemplín County, including anti-Jewish orders and regulations as well as reports of anti-Jewish activities and the persecution of Jews.
846 RG-57.014 2012.173 Ladislav (Laszlo) Csatáry trial This collection contains the secret police file and trial records for Ladislav (Laszlo Csatary). Records are closed to researchers.
847 RG-57.015 2012.308 Pohronská župa Records relating to implementation of the Jewish Codex in Pohronská county; guidelines for a census of the Jewish population; official decrees and orders by the Ministry of Interior banning Jews from residing within certain neighborhoods and in various municipalities; official decrees and orders by the Ministry of Interior prohibiting Jews from attending public areas; punishments and administrative actions for employing and affiliating with Jews; regulations concerning Catholic Jews; rescinding of concessions and permits from Jewish business and restaurant owners; expropriation of Jewish-owned properties, businesses, and professional licenses; individual appeals for exemption from anti-Jewish measures; business applications and takeover of former Jewish-owned businesses by non-Jews; use of formerly Jewish-owned buildings by the Hlinka Guard. Includes records on the Julius Meinl firm in Bratislava.
848 RG-57.016 2014.25 Ústredná kancelária autonómnych ortodoxných židovských náboženských obcí /ŽNO Administrative and personal matters of the various orthodox Jewish communities in Slovakia created by the Central Office of Autonomous Orthodox Jewish Religious Communities. Includes letters, appeals, reports, telegrams, certificates, extracts from the register of marriages, death certificates, birth certificates, and other unsorted documents.
849 RG-58.001M 2000.273 Jewish refugee records The collection consists of 10,962 case files for Jewish refugees accepted into Switzerland between 1936 and 1946.
850 RG-58.005 2010.321 Nachlass Albert Mülli (1916-1997) NL Contains records relating to Albert Mülli's years of imprisonment as a political prisoner of the Nazis.
851 RG-58.006 2010.323 Kulturgemeinschaft der Emigranten in Zürich (1941-1945): Historisches Archiv Records pertaining to the activities of the Cultural Alliance of Emigrants in Zurich during World War II and the immediate postwar period. Association arranged cultural and recreational activities for Jewish refugees in holding camps; from summer 1944 devoted increasing attention to postwar concerns, including repatriation and onward emigration.
852 RG-58.007 2010.335 Jüdischer Flüchtlingsverband in der Schweiz / Union Jüdischer Flüchtlinge in der Schweiz The collection pertains to the activities of the Jewish Refugee Alliance in Switzerland / Union of Jewish Refugees in Switzerland during the immediate postwar period, 1945-1948.
853 RG-58.009 2011.213 Schweizerischer Israelitischer Gemeindebund (SIG) Pertains to the activities of the Federation of Swiss Jewish Communities (SIG). Contains records relating to immigration and emigration of Jews; to the rescue of Jews from Nazi-occupied areas of Europe; care of the refugees’ financial needs; founding of the Hilfe und Aufbau commission, which goal was to support and rebuild the ravaged, remaining Jewish communities in Europe and to assist stateless Jewish Holocaust survivors with emigration to Palestine, Israel, and to other destinations.
854 RG-58.010 2011.214 Nachlass Avner W. Less papers Contains correspondence, memos, diaries, newspaper clippings, lectures, articles, photographs, transcripts of the Israeli Police, case studies, registers of records , and audio interviews from the Adolf Eichmann trial. This collection documents the interrogation of Adolf Eichmann by Avner W. Less and the subsequent trial in Israel. Also includes photocopies from the Bundesarchiv Koblenz of the transcripts of the Eichmann interview conducted by Wilhelm Sassen in 1956. Includes correspondence by Avner Less with publishing houses and newspapers, as well as individuals such as Robert Kempner, Julius Klein, Jochen von Lang, and Samuel Scheps; and other records pertaining to the Eichmann trial, including the preliminary investigation, Eichmann’s interrogation (such as an excerpt of the diary of Vera Less, 23 May to 5 July 1960, about her husband’s role in the interrogation); the main trial; an... d appeal hearings. Also included are digitized audio files of Eichmann’s interrogation; audio files of interviews with Avner Less about the Eichmann interrogation and trial, such as on the radio program “Gespräch in 3 of 16 October 1982; digitized video files, such as “The Devil Is A Gentleman” by the CBS news magazine “60 Minutes” (1983); working files of the “Büro 06;” manuscripts, lectures, and articles by Avner Less; files pertaining to Ephraim Elrom, David Irving, Herbert Kappler, Rezso Kastner, Robert Kempner, Josef Mengele, Robert Servatius, Kurt Waldheim, Albert Weinberg, Elie Wiesel, et. al.; Avner Less’s participation as a witness in the Nazi war crimes trials of Hermann Krumey and Otto Hunsche, Frankfurt am Main, 1968; a publication, Schuldig - Das Urteil gegen Adolf Eichmann (1987); photographs of Avner Less; and a newspaper clipping depicting him and Adolf Eichmann.
855 RG-58.011 2011.215 Nachlass Hans Pfeiffer (1910-1998) Contains records relating to Hans Pfeiffer’s activities on behalf of the Eidgenössische Zentralleitung der Heime und Lager (Swiss Central Administration of Asylums and Camps), 1942-1949. The collection includes a complete set of Pfeiffer’s weekly reports from July 1944 to August 1947 as a regional inspector of asylums and camps in Tessin and other Swiss regions. Also contains records pertaining to the Tatgemeinschaft der Schweizer Jugend (Action Community of Swiss Youth), 1938-1997; Zentralleitung der Arbeitslager (Central Administration of Work Camps), 1940-1949; the camp administration in Andelfingen, Gordola, Les Ponts-de-Martel, and Thalheim, 1942-1951; and biographical materials, 1987.
856 RG-58.012 2011.216 Nachlass Dr. iur. Benjamin Sagalowitz (1901-1970) This collection relates to Benjamin Sagalowitz’s activities as a journalist and includes records on several trials relevant to World War II and the Holocaust that took place over a period of three decades, including the trial of David Frankfurter, the Nuremberg Trials, the Eichmann Trial, and the Auschwitz Trial in Frankfurt. Includes also family photographs, correspondence with numerous individuals (including Robert M. W. Kempner, Erwin Lagus, Prof. Dr. Carl Ludwig, Jacob Zucker et al.) and Jewish as well as Zionist organizations, a letter (together with archival documentation) from Sagalowitz’s niece Nina Zafran-Sagalowitz, dated February 3, 1994, to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum (see file: NL Sagalowitz / 9).
857 RG-58.013 2011.217 Teilnachlass Louis Haefliger (1904-1993) Consists of reports and newspaper clippings, 1945-1995, pertaining to the rescue of Mauthausen concentration camp inmates. Includes photographs, correspondence, and personal artifacts such as identification papers and certificates. Original archival signature at source archive: NL Louis Haefliger. The other half of the Louis Haefliger papers are held by the Austrian State Archives in Vienna, Austria.
858 RG-58.014 2011.218 Nachlass Hans Weyermann (1912-1985) Pertains to the activities of Hans Weyermann as the delegate of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) in 1944 in Budapest. Includes material relating to the disappearance of Raoul Wallenberg. Weyermann remained in Budapest after the Soviet forces had driven out the Germans and he was one of few eyewitnesses who saw Wallenberg in 1945, shortly before his disappearance.
859 RG-58.015 2011.219 Einzelbestand Franz Zürni (1912-) Consists of primary source archival records, photographs, and a recorded television interview pertaining to Franz Zürni’s mission (1945/1946) to transport relief shipments on behalf of the International Commission of the Red Cross (ICRC), as well as Zürni’s personal papers and interviews. Includes photographs taken by Zürni of the Mauthausen and Buchenwald concentration camps shortly after liberation and a television interview (VLC media file) with Franz Zürni broadcast by TeleZüri on 21 July 1998. The television broadcast also features a segment on the conviction for Holocaust denial of publisher Gerhard Förster and his client, Swiss Holocaust revisionist and author Jürgen Graf by a Swiss court.
860 RG-58.016 2011.220 Nachlass Henry Wasmer (1901-1992) Contains records of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC). Includes reports, photographs, newspaper clippings, speeches and various articles relating to the mission of the “division de secours;” aid to POWs during World War II, POW camps in Germany, and correspondence with Carl Jacob Burckhardt, Roger Gallopin, Max Huber, Albert Lombard, Robert Macduff, Heinrich Zangger, and others. The collection contains also biographical files, personal papers, autobiographical summaries, visual material of the ICRC, and Second World War artifacts. Includes a rare map printed on silk. This map, a “blood chit,” was sewn into the jackets of American airman in order to assist downed fliers to flee Nazi-occupied territories into Switzerland or Spain. This artifact has been scanned together with the rest of the archival material in the collection.
861 RG-58.017 2011.221 Schweizerischer Israelitischer Gemeindebund Berner Prozess um die "Die Protokolle der Weisen von Zion" Contains records of various provenances relating to the Protocols of the Elders of Zion trial held in Bern, Switzerland. In 1933, the Alliance of Swiss Jewish Communities (Schweizerischer Israelitischer Gemeindebund - SIG) and the Jewish Community Bern (JGB), as part of its initiative to combat anti-Semitism, brought a court case against the “National Front” (“Nationale Front”) for distributing the Protocols of the Elders of Zion. The case was based on paragraph 14 of the law governing motion pictures and measures against trashy literature (“Gesetz über das Lichtspielwesen und die Massnahmen gegen die Schundliteratur") and its aim was to prohibit the distribution of the Protocols by proving that it was a forgery. The collection also includes records relating to the Basel trail. At the same time as the trial in Bern, the lawyer Oskar Meyer brought a civil libel case before the court in Ba... sel on behalf of his clients, Jules Dreyfus-Brodsky, Dr. Marcus Cohn and Dr. Markus Ehrenpreis, against the publisher and distributor of the Protocols, Alfred Zander et al. The Basel trial was viewed as an unwanted distraction by the team of lawyers conducting the trial in Bern and was marked by interference on their part. In the end, Oskar Meyer had to agree to a settlement and the Basel trial mostly was forgotten. The files pertaining to the trial in Basel were compiled by lawyer Oskar Meyer. It is not clear how the Basel records ended up as part of the SIG holdings. Additional files pertaining to the trials in Bern and Basel can be found at the AfZ in the Philippe Schwed papers and the Georges Brunschvig papers as well as in the Wiener Collection at the University of Tel Aviv, Israel, and in the Wiener Library in London, England.
862 RG-58.018 2011.222 Einzelbestand Philippe Schwed Berner Prozess um die "Protokolle der Weisen von Zion" (1933-1939) Contains records of various provenances pertaining to Swiss-Jewish history. Includes mainly the Protocols of the Elders of Zion trial held in Bern, 1933-1939.
863 RG-58.019 2011.223 Nachlass Otto Zaugg (1906-1998) Contains records relating to the administration of refugee camps in Switzerland during and immediately after World War II.
864 RG-58.021 2012.281 Forschungsdokumentationen Dr. theol. Theo Tschuy Research papers of Theo Tschuy (1925-2003), a Swiss theologian. Theo Tschuy collected reserch materials realted to his book about Carl Lutz, "Carl Lutz und die Juden von Budapest". Carl Lutz (1895-1975) was the Swiss consul in Budapest during World War II, and single-handedly rescued 62,000 Jews from deportation; research materials related to an unfinished book about the children of La Hille, France; as well contains photographs, reports, and other documentation for the travelling exhibition "Visas for Life." The collection consists of three parts: 1. Konsul Carl Lutz" (1.Teil); "Die Kinder von La Hille" (2.Teil); "Visas for Life. Schweizer Diplomaten retten Juden" (3.Teil).
865 RG-58.022 2012.282 Bund Schweizerischer Jüdischer Frauenorganisationen (BSJF) (gegr. 1924) Historisches Archiv The collection consists of the complete working papers of the Bund Schweizerischer Jüdischer Frauenorganisationen (BSJF), including minutes, reports, correspondence, publications, etc.
866 RG-58.023 2012.283 Prozess David Frankfurter Bestand Contains records of the trial of David Frankfurter in Chur, Switzerland, 1936. Includes personal documents of Frankfurter, correspondence, press articles, reports and protocols. The Jewish student David Frankfurter shot to death the German Nazi official, NSDAP state party leader for Switzerland, Wilhelm Gustloff, on February 4, 1936, in Davos in the canton of Grisons, Switzerland. He was sentenced to a long prison term; pardoned in August 1945 and released.
867 RG-58.024 2012.284 Jüdische Nachrichten: JUNA Geschäftsarchiv und Dokumentation der Pressestelle des SIG Contains JUNA records, newspaper clippings, brochures, pamphlets, original documents as correspondence, reports, court documents, etc. Includes correspondence and other documents on Benjamin Sagalowitz; and collection of documents compiled by the defense in the trial of David Frankfurter in Chur 1936; documents on the Holocaust in European countries, persecution and extermination of European Jews, eyewitness accounts on concentration and extermination camps, Jewish resistance, reactions abroad, number of victims; the book project "The Way Maidanek" by B. Sagalowitz, personal dossiers, persecution and extermination of German Jews, situation reports; documnets on the post-war anti-Semitism in Eastern Europe; as well as on activities of Jewish organizations in the U.S., and international organizations.
868 RG-58.025 2012.285 Nachlass Elsa Lüthi-Ruth Contains personal papers and photographs of Elsa Lüthi-Ruth, a nurse for the Swiss Red Cross and in various internment camps in France during World War II. Papers consist of biographical materials and documentation on the Elsa Lüthi-Ruth activities. The main part of the collection consists of six personal albums that document her youth and studies, as well as her work during the war.
869 RG-58.026 2012.286 Nachlass Erich A. Hausmann Contains personal papers of Erich A. Hausmann, the Swiss-Jewish educator and pedagogue. Papers consist of his biographical materials and documentation on helping Jewish refugee children and youth during and after the war. Erich A. Hausmann was working with many organizations as the Schweizer Hilfswerk für Emigrantenkinder (SHEK), Verband Schweizerischer Jüdischer Fürsorgen (VSJF), Oeuvre de Secours aux Enfants (O.S.E.), Jüdisches Lehrerseminar Basel, and the Jüdische Schule Zürich (JSZ).
870 RG-58.027 2012.287 Nachlass Dr. h.c. Paul Schmid-Ammann Dipl. ing. agr. ETH Contains personal papers of Paul Schmid-Amman, a chief editor of "Volksrecht." The collection Includes correspondence with public figures and representatives of the Swiss-Jewish community, publications, manuscripts, and reviews. Consists of correspondence with: Konrad Akert, Hermann Böschenstein, Robert Bratschi, Willy Bretscher, Hans Conzett Emanuel Dejung, Emil Egli, Jonas Frankel, David Frankfurter, Erich Gruner, Walter King, Ernst Laur, Leonhard Ragaz, Willy Spühler, Paul Trautvetter, Werner Weber, Hans Wildberger, and many others.
871 RG-58.028 2012.288 Nachlass Samuel Jean Richard The collection consists of personal papers of Samuel Jean Richard, primarily from his time as head of refugee work camps, refugee homes and as the inspector of the central camp administration. The collection includes a sub-collection of 403 colored pencil drawings done by Jewish refugee children. In addition, contains 140 forms that include personal information about the refugee children. These forms were indexed by Samuel Jean Richard and added by the Archiv für Zeitgeschichte (AfZ) to its refugee databank. The collection also contains an additional 319 drawings done by unknown children for an exhibition that was shown in Zürich in 1952.
872 RG-58.029 2013.207 Verband Schweizerischer Jüdischer Fürsorgen (VSJF) This collection contains Jewish refugee dossiers with biographical data for individuals who were getting support and care provided by the Verband Schweizerischer Juedischer Fürsorgen (VSJF). The dossiers include documentation and correspondence regarding entry and leaving the country, family relatives living in Switzerland and abroad, legal status, aid provided, accommodations, educational programs, health problems, internment in labor camps, professional occupation, legal processes, Jewish property and restitution matters, etc.; VSJF office files during period of years 1944-1979: protocols, minutes, correspondence; Lists of refugees: 1944-1950; various documents of the Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society and American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (HIAS and JOINT), 1955-1980.
873 RG-59.006M 2001.104 Foreign Office: General Correspondence, FO 371 Contains correspondence relating to persecution and atrocities against Jews; refugees from Germany and Austria; disturbances in Palestine; the formation of a Jewish fighting force; immigration issues; German war criminals, and files on the conditions for Jews in occupied Europe including, Germany, Slovakia, Italy, Hungary, Iraq, and Poland.
874 RG-59.016M 2001.114 Judge Advocate General's Office: War Crimes Case Files, Second World War (WO 235) Contains case files relating to individuals tried in British military courts for war crimes committed in Europe during World War II. Included are cases about crimes in Bergen-Belsen, Auschwitz, Neuengamme, Hadamar, and Ravensbrück, Loibl Pass work camp, Gross Rosen concentration camp, and Lefitz Children’s hostel. The files contain daily transcripts of court proceedings, court exhibits, and prosecution and defense summations. Also included is documentary evidence collected by the US Chief Counsel including English translations of German documents.
875 RG-59.025M 2007.181 Reconciliation: displaced persons and emigration Contains selected files from the War Office, Foreign Office, and Home Office relating to Jewish immigration to Palestine, displaced persons, including administration and policy records, reports on movements of DPs, nominal rolls and statistics, as well as the post war situation in Europe and restitution.
876 RG-59.026M 2007.376 British Federation of University Women The collection includes minute books and correspondence of the British Federation of University Women (BFUW), the Refugee sub-committee, relating to new applications for assistance, progress of cases, and case files of refugees assisted by the BFUW.
877 RG-59.027M 2007.377 Records of the Religious Society of Friends in Great Britain: Friends Committee for Refugees and Aliens (FCRA)

The collection contains minutes of the Germany Emergency Committee, which was later renamed the Friends Committee for Refugees and Aliens (FCRA). Records relate to the situation of Jews in Germany, support for refugees, internment, political prisoners, and visits to concentration camps. The collection also includes the pamphlet “An Account of the Work of the Friends Committee for Refugees and Aliens, first known as the Germany Emergency Committee of the Society of Friends 1933-1950,” by Lawrence Dalton, issued in 1954, as well as various other pamphlets relating to the work of the Committee. Includes also various reports on the situation in each of the countries, newspaper cuttings, eyewitness reports in Germany starting in 1933, an appeal to Hitler in 1934, the administration of centers for refugees; correspondence with other organizations, internment camp reports, as well as statistic... s and inquiry files. Contains also records of the Friends Service Council: Polish Relief Committee, including correspondence, minutes of meetings, newspaper cuttings, and reports relating to Polish and Jewish refugees and Polish camps in East Africa, and a file on the Meeting for Suffering Committee on the Jewish Question, 1938-1939; Germany and Holland Committee and Germany files, including correspondence, minutes of meetings, reports on the situation in Germany and persecution of Jews, visits to Germany, Czechoslovakia and Poland, requests for assistance, funds, visas. Also includes correspondence and papers from Frankfurt Depot and Center relating to the situation in Germany during the interwar period and relief work of the Quakers.

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878 RG-59.029M 2010.21 Government Code and Cypher School: German Police Section: Decrypts of German Police Communications during Second World War (HW 16) German language decrypted messages and English-language analytical summaries of German police radio communications from the late 1930s until 1945. Contains information relating to concentration camps such as Auschwitz, Buchenwald and Dachau and on the Russian Front. The series also contains details of the results of allied bombing raids and allied aircraft losses, prisoners of war (both captured and escaped) and German police operations against allied agents and partisans. Also included are verbatim German police messages for the years 1942-1945. These are contained in 27 volumes as pieces 17-43 and cover the years 1942-1945. A second, probably final, batch of German police records released in early 1998, containing pieces 63-101, is headed by hard copy Vol XIII of the Government Code and Cypher School Air and Military History which lists German police atrocities in the field in Russia.
879 RG-59.030 2010.214 Prezydium Rady Ministrów (PRM) Contains selected records from the Council of Ministers of the Polish government-in-exile, under Prime Ministers Władysław Sikorski (1939-1943), Stanisław Mikołajczyk (1943-1944), Tomasz Arciszewski (1944-1947), and Tadeusz Bór-Komorowski (1947-1949). Documents included pertain to agreements and relations with foreign governments, military and territorial problems, the situation in Poland under German and Soviet occupations, organization and activities of the Polish Resistance Movement in Poland and other states, plight of the Jews, and aspects of Polish Government activities between the years of 1939 and 1947.
880 RG-59.031 2010.215 Rada Narodowa (A.5) Contains selected records of the National Council: the advisory body of the Polish government-in-exile, as established by the President of the Republic in the absence of the Polish Parliament. Included are minutes of sessions of the First and the Second National Councils, and of sessions of the Presidium of the National Council. The Chairman of National Council was Ignacy Paderewski, who was followed by Stanisław Grabski. Szmul Zygielbojm and Ignacy Schwarcbart were two representatives of the Polish Jews. The collection also includes the committees of the National Council of the sections: Occupied Poland, Foreign Affairs, Military Forces, Finance and Constitutional Matters; as well as drafts of government decrees, general correspondence of the Council, financial records of Council and governmental budgets, and personal files of the Council members and its staff.
881 RG-59.032 2010.277 Ambasada Rzeczpospolitej Polskiej w Moskwie i Kujbyszewie (ZSRR) (A.7) Contains selected records of the Polish Embassy of the Polish government-in-exile. The collection comprises records of activities of the Embassy of the Polish Republic in Moscow (and Kuybyshev after November 1941) from September 1941 through May 1943. The majority of files date from the tenure of Ambassador Stanisław Kot (1 Sept 1941- 13 Jun 1942), and the rest from the tenure of Dr. Tadeusz Romer (12 Oct 1942 - 5 May 1943). Documents include coded telegrams, reports and dispatches, instructions of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and of the ambassadors, documents of the representatives of the Polish Embassy in various parts of the USSR, personnel files of the Embassy’s delegates, statistical data and reports of the Embassy concerning welfare aid to the civilian population, particularly to the families of servicemen. Additionally, selected records of relations between Soviet authorities ... and particular nationalities, regional populations of Polish citizens the USSR, populations of Polish children and orphans in the USSR, activities of the care institutions of the Embassy, help and care over the Jews in USSR for the period of 1941-1943 are included.
882 RG-59.033 2010.278 Ministerstwo Spraw Wewnętrzych (A. 9) Consists of selected records of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Polish government-in-exile. The Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Polish government-in-exile between 1940-1949 was overseen by four ministers: Stanisław Kot (1940-1941), Stanisław Mikołajczyk (1941-1943), Władysław Banaczyk (1943-1944), Zygmunt Berezowski (1944-1949). These documents relate to the re-creation and reorganization of the Ministry of Internal Affairs in France: correspondence, dispatches, notes and information received from diplomatic posts, emissaries and posts of the Ministry of Internal Affairs, correspondence, and exchanges of material and subject memos for civil and military institutions. In addition, the collection contains exchanges of information with the British Home Office, British Foreign Office and their American counterparts, matters relating to the organization and functioning of the “Con... tinental Action” and contacts concerning the British Operational Executive and the Office of Strategic Services, documentation relating to the activities of political parties and their members in occupied Poland and abroad, as well as representatives of non-Polish political movements (with special reference to communist activities), memoranda and documentation of the activities and situation of national minorities in Poland and abroad. Also includes reports of the Delegate of the Government related to various matters: Jewish affairs, destruction of Jews, prisons and concentration camps in Poland and Germany, forced labor camps, Germanization and enlistment of Poles in the German army, executions, religious and national persecutions by Germans, the political and economic situation in occupied Poland, situation of the Polish intelligentsia, situation of Soviet-occupied Poland, German spies, couriers smuggling money for Jews and Żegota, and Jewish press reviews related to Palestine and central-western Europe, etc.
883 RG-59.034 2010.279 Ministerstwo Informacji i Dokumentacji (A.10) Contains selected records from the Ministry of Information and Documentation, Division of National Minorities, mainly Jewish press, testimonies of the Jews from 1940 to 1945, reviews of the Jewish press 1941-1943, and Jewish matters 1940-1944. The Ministry of Information and Documentation of the Polish government-in-exile between 1940 and 1949 was overseen by three ministers: Stanisław Stroński (1940-1943), Stanisław Kot (1943-1944), and Adam Pragier (1944-1949).The collection also includes documentation of the situation in the eastern provinces of Poland under the Soviet occupation: witnesses’ testimonies and their studies, reviews of the Soviet press 1940-1945, and correspondence 1940-1941.
884 RG-59.035 2010.280 Ministerstwo Spraw Zagranicznych (A.11) Contains selected records of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Polish government-in-exile relating to the Polish Army in the USSR; Jews in the Polish Military Forces; desertions in Poland, USSR, North and South America, and Asia; Jewish refugees in Europe and other continents; exchange of Jews for Germans interned in the USA; Polish-Soviet relations; war crimes and criminals; medical experiments in Ravensbrück and Dachau; and the Congress of Polish Jews, organized in 1945. Documents also include correspondence of the intelligence service, encrypted dispatches, reviews of the Jewish press of 1945, speeches of General Sikorski and Minister Edward Raczynski in Washington, 1942, and name lists of prisoners of concentration camps evacuated to Sweden in 1945 (including Jews), and name lists of refugees and political prisoners.
885 RG-59.036 2010.281 Ambasada Rzeczypospolitej Polskiej w Londynie (A.12) Contains selected records of the Polish Embassy of the Polish government-in-exile in London relating to political relations with European countries, aid for the Warsaw ghetto uprising, deportation of Jews from the territories annexed by Germany, evacuation of Poles and Jews from the USSR, international aid for Polish civilians, situation in Poland under Soviet and German occupation, Polish prisoners of war, desertion of Jews from the Polish Army, 1944-1945, contacts with Jewish organizations in England, as well as other Jewish affairs. Documentation comprises correspondence, reports and speeches of the Ambassador Raczyński, Prime Minister St. Mikołajczyk and the Minister of Foreign Affairs, T. Romer, and other officials, and reports from a camp Miranda de Ebro, Czerniowce and the Eastern Małopolska (Poland).
886 RG-59.037 2010.282 Konsulat Generalny Rzeczypospolitej Polskiej w Jerozolimie (A.16) Contains selected records of the Polish Consulate General in Jerusalem of the Polish government-in-exile.The Consuls General of the Polish Consulate General in Jerusalem were Witold Hulanicki (1936-1939), followed by Aleksy Wdziękoński (1939-1945).Includes records relating to deprivation of the Polish citizenship of Jewish soldiers in the Polish Army for desertion, activities within Jewish communities and contacts with different religious groups: Wolf Patron’s -- Jewish; Mustafa Alexandrowicz’s -- Muslim; Stanisław Funfstuk -- Christian. Also incorporates files of the Consul General, Hulanicki (correspondence, notes, copies of letters, list of payments).
887 RG-59.038 2010.283 Ministerstwo Pracy i Opieki Społecznej (A.18) Contains selected records of the Ministry of Labor and Social Welfare of the Polish government-in-exile. Collection includes correspondence relating to worldwide care and aid rendered to Polish citizens, mainly refugees (including Jews), evacuation and geographical population of Polish citizens (also including Jews) from 1942 to 1944. The collection also includes general files from 1940 to 1941, 1943, 1944 and 1945. The Minister of Labor and Social Welfare from 1939 to 1944 was Jan Stańczyk, followed by Tomasz Arciszewski (1944-1947).
888 RG-59.039 2010.284 Ministerstwo Sprawiedliwości (A.20) Contains selected records of the Ministry of Justice of the Polish government-in-exile under Minister Bronisław Kuśnierz. Includes secret files of Katyń massacre, records related to Jewish affairs, communist actions (such as the pro-Soviet atmosphere in ghettos), cruelty of the USSR and German occupiers of 1939-1940, crimes of the Wehrmacht against civilians and Polish citizens interned in Palestine by the British authorities (mainly Jews). Contains the letter of the World Jewish Congress to the Polish Ministry of Foreign Affairs about the abolition of the 1938 law depriving Jews in the Polish Army of Polish citizenship for desertion, material from the Polish Journal of Laws, 1939-1945, letters from Lwów citizens acting against the Polish state, and files of Polish lawyers, including Jews (correspondence, Curriculum vitae, name lists), etc.
889 RG-59.040 2010.285 Konsulat Generalny Rzeczypospolitej Polskiej w Dublinie (A.25) Contains selected records from the Consulate General of Poland in Dublin of the Polish government-in-exile. The Consuls of the Consulate were Wacław Dobrzyński (1929-1948), Ludwik Teclaff (1948-1952), and Zofia Zaleska (1952- ). These documents relate to studies of the deportation of Poles to the USSR during 1939-1941, and annexation of the Polish eastern territories to USSR entitled “Counting Polish citizens deported to USSR during 1939-1941” and “Soviet deportation of the inhabitants of Eastern Poland in 1939-1941”.
890 RG-59.041 2010.286 Konsulat Generalny Rzeczypospolitej Polskiej w Londynie (A.42) Contains selected records of the Polish Consulate General in London of the Polish Government in Exile relating to deprivation of the Polish citizenship 1938-1944, deserters (mainly Jews), passport matters, Polish citizens in foreign armies (Foreign Legion), polices towards Jews in different countries, major Jewish political and social organizations in UK. Includes list of recruits (many Jews), lists of Polish citizens including Jews interned or imprisoned by the British, copies of dispatches, correspondence with the Polish Jewish Refugee Found, correspondence with the Rabbi Union and the Council of Polish Jews in UK, the Federation of Polish Jews in UK and other Polish-Jewish organizations, refugees in Jamaica and India, statistics and name lists of refugees , the matter of citizenship, individual cases concerning Jewish recruits, applications for dismissal from the army, etc. The Consul General of the Polish Consulate General in London was Karol Poznański (1934-1945).
891 RG-59.042 2010.287 Ambasada Rzeczpospolitej Polskiej przy Watykanie (A.44) Contains selected records of the Polish Embassy in the Vatican of the Polish Government in Exile relating to persecutions of the Catholic Church in occupied Poland by Germans and Polish relationship with Vatican. Includes lists of Polish citizens in hospitals and concentration camps in Reich, the matters of Jewish minority considering visas, and emigration to Palestine. The Ambassador of the Polish Embassy in the Vatican was Kazimierz Papee (1939-1970).
892 RG-59.043 2010.303 Kancelaria Cywilna i Gabinet Wojskowy (A.48) Contains selected records of the Civil Chancellery of the President of the Polish Republic of the Polish Government in Exile relating to various Jewish matters, war refugees and displaced persons 1944-1947, and national minorities. Includes dispatches and reports from occupied Poland, a political report of Jan Karski, October 1940-February 1943, a speech of Prof. Olgierd at the New Zionist Organization, accusation of the Jewish Telegraphic Agency from Kuybyshev (Samara) in Russia for discrimination toward Jews by Polish military authorities, a negative respond toward the dismissal of Jews from the duty to work during their religious holidays, Żabotyński’s project, evacuation of the Polish refugees from Shanghai, etc. Presidents of the Civil Chancellery and Military Office of the President of Poland: Władysław Raczkiewicz (1939-1947) and August Zaleski (1947-1972).
893 RG-59.044 2010.304 Konsulat Generalny Rzeczpospolitej Polskiej w Tel-Avivie (A.49) Contains documents from the Polish Consulate General in Tel Aviv, including: correspondence, personal files and accounts from 1928-1945, relating to the removal of Polish citizenship (refers mainly to Jews), lists of deserters, and refugees. Consuls General: Tadeusz Piszczkowski (1937-1940), Henryk Rosmarin (1940-1945).
894 RG-59.045 2010.305 Akta władz naczelnych Polskiej Armii (A.XII) Contains selected records of the headquarters of the Polish Army of the Polish Government in Exile. Records relate to the Polish-American and Polish-Soviet relations, Katyń massacre, desertion of Jews from the Polish Army 1943-1945, evacuation of Jews from the USSR, situation in Romania, Italy and Hungary, displaced persons, Jews, Ukrainians, and orthodox. Includes reports and announcements of the Home Army 1942-1943, and the name list of Jewish deserters.
895 RG-59.046 2010.306 Kolekcja Generala Wladyslawa Andersa (KGA.11) Contains papers of Władysław Anders, General of the Polish Armed Forces in Exile. Also includes a journal of the activities of General Anders, 7 August 1941 – 27 March 1945, and speeches, orders, statements, studies, notes and correspondence.
896 RG-59.047 2010.307 Kot Stanisław (Kol. 25) Contains photocopies of the clandestine press, publications of various political parties and fractions, reports from occupied Poland, speeches (e.g. the speech of the Prime Minister Mikolajczyk during his meetings with BUND), records on various Jewish cases, on Polish Government in Exile post in Teheran, Polish refugees in Teheran, Iran, Jewish children coming to Palestine from Teheran, situation of Polish Jews in France, and relations between Stanislaw Kot and General Anders, on BBC broadcast, Jerusalem (1942-1945). Includes official correspondence (e.g. on relations with USSR, Middle East, Jews in Iran, evacuation of refugees including Jews from USSR), letters, notes, and reports of the Polish Government in Exile posts from USSR, and Middle East, letters and statements on financial aids to refugees, testimonies of employees of the Polish Embassy in Kujbyszew collected by the Spe... cial Investigative Commission in Iran, and name lists of refugees in Tel-Aviv (523 names) and Jerusalem, also name list of Jews selected for evacuation from Russia, and other various name lists.
897 RG-59.048 2010.308 Stanisław Paprocki (Kol. 30) Contains fragments of addresses of Prime Minister Sikorski of November 14, 1940, the list of Jewish journalists and reporters abroad, letters from and to President of the New Zionist Organization in London, the report of the World Jewish Congress, and press clippings.
898 RG-59.049 2010.309 Retinger Józef, Dr. (Kol. 68) Contains drafts and copies of addresses of Gen. Sikorski and other documents related to political activities of Retinger. Includes study, letters, notes, reports, correspondence, e.g. with S.Brodetzki, Stanisław Kot, Jan Karski, S. Gruszka, the Joint, New Zionist Organization and “The Jewish Chronicle”, Polish Embassy in Washington, etc. related to various issues, e.g. relives of Jews to the Army in Palestine, Polish refugees in Italy, Jewish emigrants in Triest, and Jewish matters.
899 RG-59.050 2010.310 Kolekcja Jana Ciechanowskiego (Kol. 82) Contains correspondence and other documents of the Polish Embassy in the USA, 1939-1945. Includes records relating to aid for refugees from USSR, relations with the USSR, arresting of the staff of the Polish Embassy in USSR, help rendered by the USA to the USSR, the conference Churchill-Roosevelt, U.S. attitude toward the war, policy of FDR towards Poland, the Ambassador’s reports to the Polish Ministry of Foreign Affairs, evacuation of Polish children from USSR, denouncing Polish Citizens to Germans by the Vichy Government, Jewish affairs: mass extermination of Jews in the German occupied Poland, persecution of Jews and their life conditions in occupied Poland, worsening of the Polish –Soviet relations, the arrest officials of the Polish Embassy in USSR, breaking relations of the Soviet government with Poland, the United Nations conference on relief, the Soviet policy in Europ... e (1944), press releases regarding fights of the Polish Home Army In Warsaw (The Warsaw Uprising), August 08, 1944, relief for Poland during the Warsaw Uprising, publications relating to extermination of Jews in German occupied Poland, and other Jewish matters, etc.
900 RG-59.051 2010.311 Płk. Wincentego Bąkiewicza (Kol.138) Contains records of the Polish intelligence services, decoded dispatches from and to the Polish intelligence base in Teheran June 1942 - June 1945, decoded dispatches from and to the Polish Army in Russia and the Polish intelligence services in Russia. Includes testimonies of the Polish civilians in Russia – refugees, POWs from Soviet camps, testimonies of the ex prisoners and „³agiernik” written mostly in 1944, various reports, testimonies on Katyń-Starobielsk-Ostaszków, evacuation of refugees from USSR (The Anders Army), Jewish issues in Palestine, the Jewish Agency in Palestine, Jewish property in Poland, the Polish Army on the Middle East, anti-Semitism in the army, POW camps in USSR, the internees, the letter of Jewish soldier „Why I left the Polish Army”, and other matters, report of Capt. Wierzbicki on evacuation of Jewish children from Russia, Erlich and Alter issue” includi... ng copies of their letters to Stalin, records on Soviet camps of POWs and others including communistic propaganda in the camps. Contains name lists: lists of Jews Polish citizens applying to the Polish Army in Teheran, and name list of people who died in Kozielsk.
901 RG-59.052 2010.312 Generał Brochwicz-Lewiński Antoni (Kol. 330) Contains selected records relating to Jewish matters, cases of desertion of Jews from the Polish Army in Palestine, on the Middle East, the Jewish soldiers in the Polish Army in USSR, statistics, political background of the desertion phenomenon, its technical organization, protocols of investigation of deserters, the study in English relating to the atmosphere in the Polish Army in the UK towards Jews and the orthodox soldiers.
902 RG-59.053 2010.313 Raczyński Roger (Kol. 482) Contains selected records relating to Jewish matters in Romania, studies of the Jewish question in Poland, fragments of the study relating to Jewish organizations in Romania, and Jewish refugees from Poland in Romania, German minorities In Romania, the fragment of the study of the structure of power among Jews in the global context, including in Poland, and the copy of the letter of W. Pelc from the Polish Embassy in Paris to W. Bączkowski relating to Polish-Jewish.
903 RG-59.054 2010.314 Rękopisy i maszynopisy (B.) Contains selected manuscripts and typescripts related to the fate of the Jews and Poles during WWII in Russia, Palestine and Middle East. Includes records related to Jews in Palestine from Gdansk, desertion of Jews from the Polish Army, correspondence of Robert Pawlowski from Auschwitz, testimonies about Jews in the Polish Armed Forces, USSR and Palestine, and the memoirs of the anti-Semite of Dr. Herman Schuering.
904 RG-59.055 2010.324 Selected records from the Foreign and Commonwealth Office and predecessors, Political and other Departments, General Correspondence before 1906, Great Britain and General (FO 83) Contains records from the Foreign and Commonwealth Office relating to British Protection in the Ottoman Dominions, consular jurisdiction and protection in Turkey, and foreign Jews in Palestine, 1873-1899.
905 RG-59.056 2010.325 Selected records from the Foreign Office and Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Protocols of Treaties, United States of America (FO 93) Contains records from the Office of the Protocols of Treaties, United States relating to an exchange of notes to set up a joint Anglo-American Committee of Inquiry on Palestine December 10, 1945.
906 RG-59.057 2010.326 Selected records from the War and Colonial Department and Foreign Office: Consulate, Algiers, Ottoman Empire (later Algeria): General Correspondence, Series I. (FO 111) Contains general correspondence from the Consulate in Algeria relating to French laws concerning British Jews in Algeria, 1942.
907 RG-59.058 2010.327 Selected Records from the Foreign Office: Embassy and Consulates, United States of America: General Correspondence (FO 115) Contains general correspondence from the Embassy and Consulates of the United States of America relating to Jews, the sale in Argentina of exit permits for Jews in Nazi Germany, the evacuation of Jewish refugees from occupied Europe in 1944, and illegal immigration.
908 RG-59.059 2010.328 Selected records from the Foreign Office: Embassy and Consulates, Austria (formerly Austro-Hungarian Empire): General Correspondence (FO 120) Contains general correspondence from the Embassy and Consulates of Austria relating to claims of property and Nazi activities in Austria.
909 RG-59.060 2010.329 Selected records from the Foreign Office and Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Embassy and Consulates, Belgium: General Correspondence (FO 123) Contains general correspondence from the Embassy and Consulates of Belgium relating to the possibility of Jewish refugees in Vichy France to be admitted to the Belgian Congo, 1942.
910 RG-59.061 2010.330 Selected records from the Foreign Office and Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Embassy and Consulates, Egypt: General Correspondence (FO 141) Contains general correspondence from the British Embassy and Consulates in Egypt relating to illegal Jewish organizations in Palestine, illegal entry into Palestine, 1946, and the formation of a Jewish army.
911 RG-59.062 2010.331 Selected records from the Foreign Office and Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Embassy and Consulates, France: General Correspondence (FO 146) Contains general correspondence from the British Embassy in Paris, France relating to war crimes.
912 RG-59.063 2010.332 Selected records from the Foreign Office and Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Embassy and Consulate, Italy and predecessor States: General Correspondence (FO 170) Contains general correspondence and reports from the British Embassy and Consulates in Italy relating to the massacres, arrests and deportations Yugoslavs carried out against Italians in the Venezia Giulia region between 1943 and 1945.
913 RG-59.064 2010.333 Selected records from the Foreign Office and Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Embassy and Consulates, Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (formerly Russian Empire): General Correspondence (FO 181) Contains general correspondence and reports from the British Embassy and Consulates in the former Soviet Union relating to Jews, including liquidation in Riga, the joint allied declaration condemning Nazi atrocities, settlement of Jews in Uzbekistan, and the situation of Jews in Russia.
914 RG-59.065 2010.334 Selected records from the Foreign Office and Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Embassy and Consulate, Sweden: General Correspondence (FO 188) Contains general correspondence and reports from the British Embassy and Consulate in Sweden relating to the persecution of Jews and forced labor in Norway, the position of Hungarian Jews, German propaganda in Sweden, Jewish refugees and Swedish assistance, and illegal immigration.
915 RG-59.066 2010.390 Selected records from the Foreign Office: Embassy and Consulate, Switzerland: General Correspondence (FO 192) Contains general correspondence from the British Embassy and Consulate in Switzerland relating to the implementation of the Washington Accord (Allied-Swiss Accord) relating to Allied efforts to recover and restore gold and other assets stolen or hidden by Germany during World War II in Switzerland.
916 RG-59.067 2010.391 Selected records from the Foreign Office: Embassy and Consulate, Turkey (formerly Ottoman Empire): General Correspondence (FO 195) Contains general correspondence from the British Embassy and Consulate in Turkey relating to asylum for Jews and persecution of Jews, 1944.
917 RG-59.068 2010.392 Selected records from the Foreign Office and predecessor: Embassy, Consulate and Legation, Denmark: General Correspondence (FO 211) Contains general correspondence from the British Embassy, Consulate, and Legation in Denmark relating to the political situation in Iceland and Denmark, war graves, and the influence of German propaganda in Denmark.
918 RG-59.069 2010.393 Selected records from the Foreign Office: Embassy and Consulate, Beirut, Lebanon (formerly Ottoman Empire): General Correspondence and Letter Books (FO 226) Contains general correspondence and reports from the British Embassy and Consulate in Beirut relating to Arab responses to Jews in Palestine, Arab investigations into Jewish smuggling of arms into region, Jewish immigration, and demonstrations and protests against Jews in Palestine.
919 RG-59.070 2010.394 Selected records from the Foreign Office: Consulate and Legation, Greece (formerly Ottoman Empire): General Correspondence (FO 286) Contains general correspondence and reports from the British Consulate and Legation in Greece relating to telegrams and resolutions from the Jewish communities including Salonica and Corfu expressing gratitude for the British mandate in Palestine, 1922, and relating to illegal immigration into Palestine, 1946.
920 RG-59.071   Selected General Correspondence of the British Consulate in Panama, 1946–1948 Correspondence from the British Consulate in Panama regarding illegal Jewish immigration into Palestine.
921 RG-59.072   Selected Records from the Foreign Office and the Diplomatic Service Administration Office, Chief Clerk’s Department and Successors. Records, 1945 Correspondence from the Foreign Office and the Chief Clerk’s Department of the Diplomatic Service Administration Office regarding the employment of local Jews in British Middle East missions.
922 RG-59.073   Selected Records from the Foreign Office, Consular Department. General Correspondence, 1947–1949 Correspondence from the Consular Department of the Foreign Office regarding restitution to victims of Nazi persecution, and the immigration of British Jews to Palestine/Israel.
923 RG-59.074   Selected Records from the Foreign Office, Library and Research Department. General Correspondence, 1938–1954 Correspondence from the Library and Research Department of the Foreign Office regarding legislation relating to Jews, inquiries about archival collections, and resolutions of the Third Plenary Assembly of the World Jewish Congress, London.
924 RG-59.075 2011.13 Selected records relating to Kindertransport from the National Archives, UK Contains selected records from various government offices relating to Kindertransport, including policy, the refugee situation, the Guardianship Bill, financial assistance, pamphlets and annual reports of the Refugee Children's Movement, and some personal case files.
925 RG-59.077 2011.178 Konsulat Rzeczypospolitej Polskiej w Chicago (A.59) Contains documents related to emigration of Jews, anti-Jewish speeches of students in Poland, newspaper clippings, memos, studies, reports, lectures, correspondence, translations, maps, and the like. Also included is a report from the review of the Jewish press in the USA, as well as publications in English, including: "The Jews in Poland: Their History, Their Tragedy, Their Future" published by The American Committee for the Relief of Jews in Poland, NY, 1936; and twenty four annual reports of the Federation of Polish Jews in America, 1932.
926 RG-59.078 2011.179 Poselstwo Rzeczypospolitej Polskiej w Kairze (A.50) Contains personal files of Polish citizens of Jewish origin residing in Egypt, as well as records relating to the emigration of Jews to Palestine (report from 1938), and a newspaper, “La Tribune Juive,” of September 22 1937 (an issue about ethnic minorities).
927 RG-59.079 2011.180 Poselstwo Rzeczypospolitej Polskiej w Madrycie (A. 45) Contains documents of the concentration camp Miranda del Ebro, Spain including arrests and internment records of Polish and Jewish people, 1940-1943.
928 RG-59.080 2011.181 Armia Polska na Wschodzie (A.VIII) Contains selected records concerning KL Auschwitz, KL Stutthof and other concentration camps, as well as testimonies of witnesses. Also included are documents from Headquarters, Department V, Ethnic Minorities, concerning Jews in the Polish Army and evacuations from Russia (1943).
929 RG-59.081 2011.185 Poselstwo Rzeczpospolitej Polskiej w Hawanie (A. 62) Contains selected records from the Havana consulate of the Polish Government-in-Exile, including a list of Polish citizens (mostly of Jewish origin), 1935-1946; as well as other records relating to applications for entry visas to Cuba, primarily from Polish Jews, 1946-1947.
930 RG-59.082 2014.15 Ostrava Jewish Community collection This collection contains materials from 83 families throughout the world originating from Ostrava, including: family photographs, as well as images of pre-war Ostrava, including synagogues and businesses, personal papers such as birth, marriage, and death certificates, school records, newspaper clippings, business advertisements, letters, as well as memoirs, geneology charts, and testimonies documenting pre-war Jewish life in Ostrava, as well as experiences during the war, and in the postwar period, in many cases to the present: including information and photographs of the survivor's families, trips to Ostrava, and commemoration of the Holocaust in Ostrava. Included is a series of correspondence of the Goldberg family to brothers Oskar, Moses (Max) and Norbert (Bubik, Bertie) who, after the occupation of Bohemia, made their way through Poland to the United Kingdom, and which provides a ... glimpse of the communication of a family divided by the Holocaust. While the brothers managed to escape and establish themselves abroad, their mother and sisters with children stayed behind in the occupied “Protectorate of Bohemia and Moravia“. Their father lived with his parents in the town of Oświęcim (Auschwitz). They were all deported and murdered later.
931 RG-61.026 2013.158 Selected records from the Croatian State Archives related to the prewar history of the Jewish communities of Croatia

Contains selected records created by the regional authorities within Croatia related to Jews and Jewish communities in Croatia in 1918-1941. It includes information about Jewish organizations and associations active in prewar Croatia. The bulk of the collection relates to the foreign Jews entering or transiting through the territory of Croatia from the neighboring countries. It includes individual police and surveillance files, various name lists, police files of foreign Jews, including a list of Jewish refugees from Germany, Poland and Hungary, statistics, permission for temporary stay or transit, and correspondence with foreign consulates.

Finding Aid in Croatian:

https://collections.ushmm.org/findingaids/RG-61.026_01_fnd_hr.pdf

932 RG-61.027 2014.218 Selected records from the State Archives in Osijek, Croatia Records related to the history of the Jewish Community of Osijek, and the Osijek region, Croatia, which includes the towns of Nasice, Donji Miholjac, Čepin, and Baranja county. This collection includes selected records from various archival collections related to the confiscation and nationalization of Jewish property (houses, shops, factories etc.), inventories of Jewish property, petitions of local Jews to free members of their families who are imprisoned in concentration camps (Djakovo, Jacenovac and other), discriminatory orders and decrees of the local municipalities related to the Jewish population, statistical data and numerous petitions of the local Jews applying for baptism into Catholic faith.
933 RG-65.011M 2005.498 Selected records of the Royal Belgian Archive Contains clandestine underground bulletins, newsletters and other publications selected from the Royal Belgian Archive's Inventory 253. Also contains records of the Belgian Communist Party, papers of René Greindl (wartime governor of the Luxembourg province), an inventory of the German Foreign Ministry Archives, and records concerning the German occupation administration in Belgium, the Belgian National Movement in Luxembourg, partisan armies, the battle of the Ardennes, the Feldkommandatura in Bastogne, and the situation in the Luxembourg province.
934 RG-65.012M   Selected Records from the General Files of the Police for Foreigners, 1930‒1960 This collection contains documents about foreigners in Belgium before, during, and after the German occupation. The Belgian Police for Foreigners was under the Ministry of Justice department responsible for state security during the war, and was required to supervise immigration into Belgium. At the time of the German occupation, 90 percent of the Jewish residents were foreigners, predominately from Poland and Germany. Categories include the following: World War II, Non-Jewish Help Committees (NJHC), Jewish Help Committees (JHC), Jewish Aliens, Internment Camps and Prisons, Political Refugees, and Stateless Persons.
935 RG-65.013 2009.5 Selected records from the city of Liège, Belgium and Environs The documents concern the Jews of Liège and contain their records as pre-war immigrants, the files on wartime refugees with press clippings giving the temporary wartime addresses of those who fled Belgium to the non-occupied zone in France, the aryanization of businesses, the Jews sent to the Dannes-Cammier internment camp, and correspondence with the elected head of the city government, the bourgmestre, during the war.
936 RG-65.014 2008.16 Jewish Registry of Antwerp

Contains a name list of an estimated 11, 250 names of the Antwerp Jewish Community.

Names:

https://www.ushmm.org/online/hsv/source_view.php?SourceId=19461

937 RG-65.015M 2009.96 Archive of the Diamond collection This collection concerns the diamond trade in Belgium between 1935 and 1946. The collection traces the looting of Jewish diamond traders, organized and centralized through the so-called Devisenschütz-Kommando, which ultimately expropriated property worth an estimated 72 million Belgian francs. The collection is organized into personal and subject files.
938 RG-65.016M 2009.227 Selected records of the Consistoire Central Israélite de Belgique, Brussels Records concern the Jewish communities of Brussels, Antwerp, Liege, and other Belgian cities. It contains correspondence among Jewish organizations during the German occupation, as well as documents concerning pre- and postwar Jewish and refugee organizations, synagogue records, and materials related to antisemitism.
939 RG-65.017 2011.34 Conseil des Ministres Contains minutes of meetings of Belgian Ministers and other records relating to the persecution of Jews under German occupation.
940 RG-65.018M 2011.35 Selected papers of Marcel Nyns Contains selected papers of Marcel Nyns and the Secretaires Generaux (Committee of Secretary-generals), the highest representation of the Belgian administration under German occupation. This department was responsible for education, including the implementation of excluding Jews from the educational system under German occupation. Records include correspondence, minutes, and reports relating to the faith of the Jews living in occupied Belgium, especially concerning their education.
941 RG-65.019M 2011.36 Selected papers of Marcel Henri Jaspar Contains selected papers of Marcel Henri Jaspar. Includes minutes of meetings of the Ministry of Public Health regarding the evacuation of the civilian population, correspondence and diplomatic notes. Includes reports on German atrocities and correspondence with Jews as well as officials from others countries during the war and after-war period.
942 RG-65.020M 2011.37 Selected papers of Oscar Plisnier Contains records of Oscar Plisnier, Secretary General of the Ministry of Finance and a head of the Committee of Secretary-generals (Comité des secrétaires généraux) which was the highest representation of the Belgian administration under German occupation. Includes minutes of the Comité des secrétaires généraux meetings concerning the position and persecution of Jews. Records relate mainly to action on behalf of political prisoners and Jews, layoff of Jewish officers, retribution of Jewish officers, protest against the arrest of Belgian Jews by the occupying power, and actions against Jews.
943 RG-65.021M 2011.38 Selected papers of Georges Theunis Contains selected papers of GeorgesTheunis, former Prime Minister and ambassador in New York during the German occupation of Belgium and one of the most influential representatives of his country. Collection includes records relating to the World Jewish Congress, Joint Distribution Committee, refugees, the Belgian War Relief Society, the situation in the occupied countries 1940-45, and repatriation of displaced persons.
944 RG-65.023 2012.170 Brüsseler Treuhandgesellschaft collection from the National Archives of Belgium Contains records of the Brusseler Treuhandgesellschaft. This organization was founded by the German occupiers in October 1940 as an "anonymous corporation" that seized control of enemy goods, including bank accounts and real estate. These documents provide an account of how the Jews residing in Belgium were looted by the German regime.
945 RG-65.024 2014.13 Collection of photographs from the Kazerne Dossin Archives This collection contains more than 19,000 photographs of Jewish deportees and Romanies living in Belgium and deported from Belgium and France to concentration and extermination camps in Eastern Europe.
946 RG-67.004M 2003.186 The World Jewish Congress New York office records. Series A (Central Files) The Central Files (1919-1971) contain the history of the World Jewish Congress (especially prior to 1940); correspondence and other materials of important World Jewish Congress leaders (Stephen S. Wise, Nahum Goldman, Israel Goldstein and Administrative/Executive directors of the New York office: Abraham S. Hyman, Monty Jacobs, Yehuda Ebstein, Greta Beigel); and minutes and other records of plenary assemblies, conferences, and committee meetings. The Executive Committee files include material from the South American, European, and Israeli Branches of the Executive. Significant subjects covered include antisemitism, relief for refugees, and relations with the League of Nations.
947 RG-67.005M 2004.552 The World Jewish Congress New York Office records. Series C (Institute of Jewish Affairs) The World Jewish Congress collection consists of the records of the New York Office of the organization. The Institute of Jewish Affairs, Series C, contains records of investigation of antisemitic legislation and activities, persecution of war criminals and war crimes, restitution for victims of the Holocaust, subjects relating to Jewish life and related problems such as minorities, migration, and human rights. The Institute produced reports for submission to the United Nations and other bodies.
948 RG-67.006M 2006.71 The World Jewish Congress New York office records. Series B (Political Department) Contains records of the Political Department represented the WJC with governments and international organizations such as the United Nations, the Organization of American States, and the Council of Europe. Records relate to the departmental activities reflected anti-Semitism, human rights, migration, minorities, genocide, statelessness, prosecution of war crimes, relations between Christians and Jews, peace and disarmament, reparations, the situation of Jews in specific countries (notably the USSR and North Africa). Contains also papers of three persons: Maurice L. Perlzweig, Robert S. Marcus, and Oscar Karbach ( personal materials, alphabetical files of special assistance cases for persons seeking assistance with immigration/visa problems during the years 1946-1948, correspondence and publications). Materials in this series include correspondence, reports, memos, publications, releases, mimeographed materials, and submissions.
949 RG-67.007M 2006.86 American Friends Service Committee records relating to humanitarian work in France

The collection pertains to the activities of the American, British, and French Quakers in France and North Africa, from 1933-1950. The collection encompasses the Paris-based office of the Commissioner for Europe, the AFSC's liaison with the Allied occupation governments in Germany, Austria and North Africa as of 1943; and the Quaker delegations in Paris, Bordeaux, Caen, Le Havre, Lyon, Marseille, Montauban, Perpignan, and Toulouse. The materials consist of official correspondence, minutes of meetings, interviews with officials; weekly, bi-weekly, monthly and quarterly reports from delegations; journals; letters from school children and prisoners; lists of internees in French prisons, of deportees from various southern French camps, and of Axis POWs; prison rosters; school attendance lists; brochures; flyers; press clippings; photographs; art work by children and prisoners; blueprints; ta... bles, charts and graphs documenting Quaker nutritional and clothing programs; and samples of textiles used by Spanish exiles to manufacture sandals.

Additional finding aid (name list): https://collections.ushmm.org/findingaids/RG-67.007M_01_nam_en.pdf

950 RG-67.008M 2006.87 American Friends Service Committee records relating to humanitarian work in North Africa

The collection documents work done by the Refugee Service and the Displaced Persons Service of the American Friends Service Committee (AFSC), to provide humanitarian relief to refugees and displaced persons in North Africa. The bulk of the collection consists of the correspondence of AFSC delegates in North Africa with AFSC representatives in Europe and America and with committees and organizations working with the Quakers. The collection further includes reports documenting the Quakers' projects in North African camps, and financial and administrative issues. The reports may contain name lists of internees in those camps.

Additional finding aid (name list): https://collections.ushmm.org/findingaids/RG-67.008M_02_nam_en.pdf

951 RG-67.010M 2007.29 T990, Mauthausen Death Books Contains publication of the Mauthausen Death Books, T990.This is a chronological listing of deaths at the Mauthausen concentration camp indicating each person's number, full name, date and place of birth, occupation, cause of death, day and time of death and comments. There are approximately 7,000 names on each roll.
952 RG-67.011M 2006.214 The World Jewish Congress New York Office. Series D. Relief and Rescue Department Contains records relating to social relief and rescue activities, location of survivors, immigration and migration, refugees, displaced persons, extermination of Jews, reaction to Hitler's Final Solution, and relations with international relief organization including the UNRAA and Red Cross. Seven sub-series of World Jewish Congress New York Office records, Series D contains the following files: 1. Executive files, 1939-1969: The majority of the material deals with applications and affidavits for individual immigration cases; 2. Immigration Division, 1940-1953: Includes correspondence and reports of Ellen Hilb, Milka Fuchs, and Kurt R. Grossman. The majority of the material deal with applications and affidavits for individual immigration cases, especially for entry into the United States. 3. Location Service, 1942-1960: Includes lists of survivors, known dead, and inmates of concentrati... on and refugee camps. Also materials pertaining to displaced persons camps and survivors after the war; 4. Child Care division, 1942-1953: Established in November 1945. Materials related to the establishment of Jewish orphanages in Europe and the placement of orphans with foster parents or relatives; 5. The Committer for Overseas Relief Supplies, 1945-1950: Established in June 1945, to ship clothing, food and medicine; 6. Advisory Council on European Jewish Affairs, 1941-1947: Founded in 1942 to present a united front of European Jewry; composed of delegates from the various representative committees of European Jewries then present in the United States. Includes some files of the Rescue Department; 7. Rescue Department, 1939-1966: Includes the files of Leon Kubowitzki and Rudolf Glanz, and inquires and locations concerning missing Jews and records of rescue work in post-war Europe.
953 RG-67.012 2008.19 Unitarian Universalist Service Committee (UUSC) records Contains originals and photocopies of reports, meeting minutes, publications, correspondence, documents, newspaper articles, announcements, programs, obituaries, oral history transcripts, a bibliography, and photographs pertaining to the founding of the Unitarian Universalist Service Committee (UUSC), its evolving mission, objectives, and leadership. The records also pertain to the organization's projects, leadership, and offices in the United States and abroad during and after World War II. Other records relate specifically to the international medical missions of the UUSC.
954 RG-67.013M 2007.281 The World Jewish Congress New York Office records. Series F (Organization Department) Contains records relating to activities of the Organization Department: fundraising (until May, 1946); producing reports on WJC activities for affiliates and on the situation of Jewish communities world wide; organizing commemorations (notably for anniversaries of the Warsaw Ghetto uprising) and celebrations; preparing for plenary assemblies and conferences; and maintaining relations with other Jewish organizations. Included in the series is correspondence with or about communities; records concerning commemorations, conferences, and affiliation; together with mimeographed materials (“stencils”) in the form of reports, form letters to affiliates, and memos to the Office and Executive Committees. Sub-series 1. Executive Files, 1942-1976, consists of correspondence and reports for Issac Schwartzbart, Robert S. Serebrenick, and Saul Sokal. The files in this sub-series deal with individuals... , organizations, departments, subjects, publications, and countries. Sub-series 2. Office Files, 1944-1973 consists of office correspondence and files regarding the Organization Department's work throughout the world. The sub-series begins with general correspondence arranged chronologically, followed by files on individuals, organizations and departments, countries, topics (including conferences and commemorations - notably Warsaw Ghetto uprising anniversaries), reports, and publications. Sub-series 3. General Files, 1946-1960 consists of general correspondence files of the Organization Department. These files are arranged chronologically from June 1946 through 1960, when the department moved to Geneva.
955 RG-67.014M 2007.375 The World Jewish Congress New York Office records. Series H (Alphabetical Files) Contains records of the World Jewish Congress, New York Office, Series H (Alphabetical Files). Records of Series H are sub-divided into four sub-series. Sub-series 1. Alphabetical Files, A-Z, 1919-1981, comprises the bulk of the series, consisting of 370 boxes. Although the materials in this sub-series span the years 1919-1981, the bulk is concentrated in the 1940s to the 1960s. Sub-series 2. Monty Jacobs International Files, 1949-1973, consists of approximately two boxes and contains alphabetically arranged international files of Monty Jacobs, Press Director and Executive Director in the 1950s and 1960s. The bulk of the material in this sub-series is concentrated in the 1960s. Sub-series 3. Publications, 1930-1974, consists of two boxes of publications (Jewish and non-Jewish, WJC and non-WJC), from various countries and organizations. There are also one or two subject files. Additional ... publications are scattered throughout the other sub-series, but these publications were maintained as a separate sub-series to preserve their provenance, as they were kept in that manner by WJC staff. Sub-series 4. International Alphabetical Files - Correspondence and Clippings, 1949-1981, consists of 18 boxes of alphabetically arranged files on countries and regions. These materials were received by the American Jewish Archives from the WJC in 1987, several years after receipt of the main collection. Though spanning 1949-1981, the bulk of the material is dated after 1952.
956 RG-67.015M 2007.453 World Jewish Congress, New York Office, Series E , Culture Department The Series E (Culture Department) consists of correspondence of the department directors, Simon Federbush and Wolf Blattberg, together with reports, publications, and other material pertaining to the activities of the New York branch of the Culture Department. Material in the series includes correspondence of the first director, Simon Federbush (1945–ca. 1950) and the second director, Wolf Blattberg (1950–1958), who joined the department in 1945. After Blattberg's death in 1958, Greta Beigel assumed his responsibilities for cultural work. Included in Blattberg's files is correspondence with the London headquarters of the Culture Department and its director, Aaron Steinberg (1946–1968). In addition to correspondence, the series contains reports, publications, and other materials pertaining to the activities of the Culture Department in New York, such as the school adoption plan, cultural...  delegation to Europe and South America, essay contests, relations with UNESCO, book drives, and periodicals. Other materials in the series refer to conferences on Jewish, Yiddish, or Hebrew culture.
957 RG-67.016 2008.95 Records of the Institut für Deutsche Ostarbeit, Sektion fűr Rasse-und Volkstumforschung (IDO) Administrative and research materials of the Institut for German Work in the East, Section for Race- and Nationalities Research (IDO-SRV), primarily “field data” from occupied Poland and associated analyses.
958 RG-67.017 2010.180 Martha and Waitstill Sharp collection

Reports, publications, interviews, obituaries, and photographs pertaining to the careers of Martha and Waitstill Sharp. Documents record the Sharps’ early social work in Meadville, PA, and their humanitarian and rescue work in World War II Prague, Czechoslovakia; Marseille and Pau, France; and Lisbon, Portugal. Materials also document Martha Sharp’s postwar campaign for Congress, activities in Israel, continuing work for the Unitarian Church in Czechoslovakia, family and personal life, and work with the Cogan Foundation and other charitable agencies. The collection includes Martha’s unpublished book manuscript Church Mouse and materials related to the posthumous preparation of a documentary film on both Sharps.The Israel’s National Holocaust Museum, Yad Vashem, named Martha and Waitstill Sharp Righteous Among the Nations.

Additional finding aid: https://collections.ushmm.org/findingaids/RG-67.017_02_fnd_en.pdf, https://collections.ushmm.org/findingaids/RG-67.017_03_fnd_Case%20Files.pdf

Additional finding aid (Employee Files): https://collections.ushmm.org/findingaids/RG-67.017_04_fnd_Employee%20List.pdf 

Additional finding aid (Refugee List): https://collections.ushmm.org/findingaids/RG-67.017_05_fnd_Refugee%20list.pdf

959 RG-67.018M 2008.151 Records of the Jewish Community of Salonika, Greece The collection contains registration books containing records of vital statistics, 1920-1939; lists of Salonika Jews, ca. 1939; records of the Rabbinical Court, 1920-1938; correspondence with the Salonika Jewish Community from individuals and institutions pertaining to housing, administration of Jewish quarters, and the production and distribution of matzo; records and correspondence of the Jewish Communal Council of Salonika, the Commission of Education, Salonica-Palestine, S. A., and the Banque Union; as well miscellaneous documents relating to Jewish life in Greece, ca. 1912-1936.
960 RG-67.019M 2008.152 Nachman Zonabend collection The collection documents life inside the Lódz Jewish ghetto during the Nazi occupation of Poland. It consists predominantly of the records of the Eldest of the Jews in the Lódz ghetto, Chaim Mordechai Rumkowski, and of his administration. Included are original correspondence, announcements, circulars, charts, publications, reports, essays, albums and photographs.
961 RG-67.023M 2009.221 Berlin collection of YIVO, RG 215 Contains fragmentary records of agencies of the Nazi government. It contains primarily reports, clippings, and other documents generated by the Reich Ministry for Propaganda and the Reich Civil Administration for the Occupied Eastern Territories.
962 RG-67.024M 2009.268 Papers of Jacob Pat (Fond WAG 127) Includes correspondence, essays and writings, and other material pertaining to Pat's work with the Jewish Labor Committee. Correspondence (1937-1971) includes one file of obituary and memorial articles, and thirty-two files of correspondence, arranged chronologically. The correspondence includes both incoming and outgoing letters, reflecting Pat's involvement with a wide range of Jewish political and cultural organizations, and personal correspondence with friends from many countries. Of special note is a file of correspondence related to the publication of his conversations with Jewish Writers, 1959-1960. Also included is a small number of letters addressed to or written by other Jewish Labor Committee and Jewish Labor Bund officers and staff, which came into Pat's possession in the course of his work. Subject files (1935-1978), arranged alphabetically by topic, include a substantial nu... mber of material illustrating Pat's work with the Jewish Labor Committee, manuscript and printed reports and essays on a variety of topics related to the Holocaust and Jewish survival, and records of his travels. A small number of documents dating from the years after Jacob Pat's death in 1966 were preserved by his widow, Frieda.
963 RG-67.025 2009.2 Hungary Werfen (“Gold”) Train and other selected U. S. documents related to Hungary Contains documents from various U.S. government agencies about the “Gold Train” or “Werfen Train,” which members of the Arrow Cross Party and officials of the Hungarian National Bank packed with looted Jewish valuables (mostly from Miskilc, Pecs, and Gyor) and sent across the border into Austria in March 1945. (This was not the only such train.) Although some items were pilfered en route, the U.S. Armed Forces captured most and stored them in a warehouse in Austria. U.S. personnel and agencies pilfered (or “borrowed” without returning) further property, and the remainder has been the subject of complicated litigation. The collection also includes considerable documentation about such matters as Allied postwar restitution policies and relations with Hungary.
964 RG-67.026M 2010.377 Eyewitness accounts of the Holocaust period collection (RG-104) Contains the Holocaust survivors' testimonials and eyewitness accounts relating to ghettos, labor and internment camps, Jews on the Aryan side and in hiding, Jewish partisans and underground fighters from many places in Europe under Nazi occupation between 1939 and 1945. The collection contains testimonies of the YIVO Institute for Jewish Research collection, RG-104, series I and III. Series I includes ca. 1900 separate testimonies from the Displaced Person camps in Germany, Austria, Italy, Poland and other countries collected by the Jewish Historical Commission in Poland after the war, the World Jewish Congress, the Hungarian Section, by YIVO in displaced persons camps, by other Jewish organizations involved in similar projects, and as part of the YIVO-Yad Vashem Documentary Projects. Series III includes primarily testimonies received from individual survivors and/or their families...  from the 1940's to the 1990s with more than 521 individual testimonies. Contains 17 testimonies by survivors from Hungary, 153 questionnaires filled out by hand in the 1940s by survivors from Lithuania and produced by the Central Committee of Lithuanian Jews in Italy: those who survived the camps, the destruction of towns in Lithuania, survivors hidden by non-Jews, partisans and orphans. Includes also partisan’s lists arranged alphabetically by name of town or city and occasionally, when the name of the city was not indicated, by name of country.
965 RG-67.027M 2010.378 Records of the Hauptamt Wissenschaft- series Kennkarten, Police Identification Cards assigned to German Jews (RG 222) Contains 4689 administrative duplicates of police identification cards, called Kennkarten, issued to German Jews in the period c. 1939 – c. 1942 from several municipalities in Germany, including substantial numbers of cards from Mainz (Stadt & Land), Frankfurt A.M., Geissen, Darmstadt (Stadt & Land) and Worms.
966 RG-67.028 2011.73 Selected records of the Unitarian Service Committee and the Universalist Service Committee Contains selected records of the Unitarian Service Committee and Universalist Service Committee relating to relief efforts and assistance to Jewish and non-Jewish refugees fleeing Nazi persecution before, during and after World War II in a number of countries throughout the world, including France, Germany, Hungary, Czechoslovakia, Poland, England, Switzerland, and Portugal. The collection includes mainly correspondence, reports, case files, photographs, scrapbooks and memorabilia, posters, and clippings related to the humanitarian work of the Unitarian and Universalist Service Committees, also includes poems, writings and drawings by refugees, including some drawings by children, ca. 1940. Includes correspondence of Robert Dexter, executive director, 1941-1944; Charles Joy, executive director, 1944-1946; and Raymond Bragg, executive director, 1947-1952; Edward A. Cahill, associate...  director, 1944-1947; Howard L. Brooks, associate director, 1943-1953; and other people associated with the Service Committee, such as Martha and Waitstill Sharp, Noel Field, Seth Gano, Helen Fogg, and Elisabeth Dexter, and others; correspondence of various organizations that were active in assisting people displaced by World War II, such as the American Christian Committee for Refugees, the American Friends Service Committee, the Joint Anti-Fascist Refugee Committee, the Refugee Relief Trustees, the Congregational Christian Service Committee, and the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee; correspondence with people who were attempting to get their relatives and friends out of Europe; reports on the work of the Unitarian Service Committee in countries such as France, England, Switzerland, and Portugal, and reports on the work of the Unitarian Home Service Committee in the United States. Includes photographs documenting humanitarian work in many European countries, photographs of some of the children rescued by Martha Sharp; the Diamant sisters, 1942; Mercedes Brown, 1940; and the Theis sisters, 1940, and photographs documenting medical missions in Europe, Israel and Iran, as well as some photographs of key USC members. Main topics are such as : relief work in Czechoslovakia, an early efforts on behalf of several agencies to aid the victims of war-torn Europe; case files on individuals the Service Committee tried to assist, including children and several well-known artists and writers; assistance to displaced persons from World War II; medical projects in European countries and Israel; International Refugee Organization projects, International Youth Projects, activities of the new York office of the UUSC for the refugee project; collaborations with the United Nations service efforts; fund-raising programs; youth volunteer projects; and information about Helen Fogg, who was a leading figure in the Service Committee's activities during and after World War II; work of the Committee in children's homes and work camps in Europe after World War II; and assistance to people in finding shelter and employment in the United States.
967 RG-67.041M 2014.26 United Nations War Crimes Commission records This collection contains the records of the United Nations War Crimes Commission including the following: charge files consisting of formal charges submitted to the Commission, lists of war criminals, suspects, and material witnesses; summary minutes of meetings; documents, reports, and related material; correspondence; reports of national military tribunals, including US military courts; transcripts of proceedings and documents of the International Military Tribunal for the Far East (Tokyo trials); international prosecution section documents; as well as index cards of war criminals, 1942-1948, and index to the UK, US, and other countries war crimes trials, arranged alphabetically by defendant.
968 RG-68.028 2011.16 Records of the World Jewish Congress in Romania World Jewish Congress census of Holocaust survivors in Romania in 1945; documents on the persecution of Jews under the Antonescu regime, deportations of Jews from Transylvania, forced labor, and other subjects (an inquiry into Adalbert Kallay); a list of administrators of property “Romanianized” from Jews.
969 RG-68.052M 2004.597 Selected records from the Reichministerium der Justiz (R 3001) Contains records related to the laws against Jews, including case files concerning Jews, death penalties, and looting of Jewish assets.
970 RG-68.067M 2006.291 Illegal immigration to Palestine (RG 17) Contains deportation orders of illegal immigrants, 1938-1946. Records include memoranda of personal data (political), confidential questionnaires of the Palestine Police Force with portrait photographs that provide biographical data on illegal immigrants to Palestine from Nazi occupied Europe. Questionnaires also include biographical data and photographs of Jews from Vienna and Bratislava who were subsequently deported to a holding camp on Mauritius.
971 RG-68.068M   Selected Records of the Hauptamt für Technik (NSBDT), 1938‒1942 This collection contains information on the prohibition of Jews in the NSBDT; a list of Jewish engineers; technical publications by Jewish publishers; and documentation on Jewish participation in various fields of engineering or the sciences.
972 RG-68.069M 2007.8 Selected records of the the Nationalsozialistischer Rechtswahrerbund, Reichsrechtsamt (NS 16) The records contain documentation of the accumulation, budget and bookkeeping of the Bund Nationalsozialistischer Deutscher Juristen (BNSDJ) / Nationalsozialistischer Rechtswahrerbund (NSRB), personnel files and records of the education and career advancement of members of the BNSDJ / NSRB, and files from the Reichsrechtsamt and several district-bureaus of the BNSDJ / NSRB, primarily personnel files.
973 RG-68.070M 2007.10 Selected records from the Bundesarchiv Berlin (NS Splitter) This collection contains miscellaneous documents of various provenances. It includes propaganda guidelines, bulletins, circular letters, correspondence, essays by Reich Minister Goebbels in Das Reich, several announcements and letters by propaganda officials in Bayreuth, and a list of the members of the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Rassenhygiene (German Society for Racial Hygiene).
974 RG-68.071M 2007.9 Selected records of the Regionale Dienststellen der NSDAP in besetzten Gebieten (NS 45) This collection contains antisemitic propaganda for the Hitler Youth; instructions and guidelines for the SA; an antisemitic text written by SA head Viktor Lutze; denunciations; information on the search for the persons who assassinated Heydrich; materials concerning Alsace including Aryanization, the number of “evacuated Jews,” and antisemitic agitation; documents on discrimination against Mischlinge (mixed-race individuals) on the grounds of “race defilement”; statistical data on the district of Salzburg; registration of Jews in the Sudeten land; and antisemitic literature from Austria, Luxemburg, and Belgium.
975 RG-68.072M   Selected Files from the Sammlung Schumacher zur Geschichte des Nationalsozialismus (The Schumacher Collection on the History of National Socialism), 1924‒1945 (bulk 1933‒1945) The Schumacher collection contains very diverse files of German government and NSDAP offices between 1933 and 1945, including documents of NSDAP branches abroad, the Office of Racial Policy, the SA, the SS, Hitlerjugend, and other agencies. It includes examples of Nazi propaganda, orders by Heydrich and other officials, documents on the Freemasons and similar associations, and documents relating to Austria, Italy, and other countries.
976 RG-68.073M 2007.32 The Attorney General against Malkiel Gruenwald (RG 30) Contains records from the libel trial against Malkiel Gruenwald who had accused Dr. Rudolph (Rezsö) Kasztner, a well-known official in the Israeli government, of being a traitor, charging that Kasztner, as the former head of the Jewish Rescue Committee in Budapest, had made a traitorous bargain with the Nazis and had allowed half a million Jews to die unwarned so that he might escape with 600 (including 19 of his own family, and 300 from his home town of Cluj).
977 RG-68.074M 2007.182 Transporteinheiten Todt-Speer (R 50 II) The collection contains records of the “Hauptabteilung Truppenverwaltung” or “Zahlmeisterei” (Main Bureau for Troop-administration) of the “NSKK-Transportstandarte Speer” (NS Motor Corps-transport-regiment Speer). Mostly contains reports of troop levels and various correspondence. Also includes files of several other transport units which served abroad, e.g. “NSKK Transportgruppe Nord, Abschnittsführung Russland-Nord”.
978 RG-68.075M 2006.370 Selected records from Statistisch-wissenschaftliches Institut des RFSS (NS 48) Contains records of the Statistisch-wissenschaftliches Institut des Reichsfuehrers-SS, including statistics on demography and population, war casualties, sickness and death at the Mittelbau camp, water analysis at the Nordhausen camp, Warsaw ghetto statistics, personnel case files, and a name list of Himmler’s friends and associates.
979 RG-68.076M 2006.371 Selected records of the Reichspropagandaleitung (NS 18) Contains records created by the Reichspropagandaleitung, including propaganda leaflets, brochures, publication of war reports, political discussion of the situation in the USA, Winston Churchill, the war with Italy, propaganda in the East, advertisements for pro-Nazi companies, the role of the churches, measures in regard to foreigners, typhus, race defilement, swing dancers, Jews in the film industry, and prisoners of war.
980 RG-68.077M 2006.375 Selected records of the NS-Volkswohlfahrt (NS 37) Contains selected records of the NS-Volkswohlfahrt, the Nazi social welfare institution charged with propagating health care issues and family aid to those deemed racially pure. Primarily contains files of financial/real estate properties of the NSV outside of Germany.
981 RG-68.078M 2006.376 Selected records of the Reichsstudentenführung / Nationalsozialistischer Deutscher Studentenbund (NS 38) Contains selected records of the Reichsstudentenführung / Nationalsozialistischer Deutscher Studentenbund pertaining to the denial of matriculation to Jewish students in Brünn/Czech Republic, non-admission of Polish students, reports of the Jewish derivation of students, and denunciations of various non-Aryan professors.
982 RG-68.079M 2006.377 Selected records of the Hauptamt für Beamte/ Reichsbund der deutschen Beamten (NS 40) Contains records pertaining to the operation of the Hauptamt für Beamte/ Reichsbund der deutschen Beamten and the organization and operation of the Nazi civil service.
983 RG-68.080M   Selected Records of the Amerikadeutsche Kameradschaft (American-German Friendship Society), 1933‒1943 This collection contains selected records of the American-German Friendship Society, founded in 1938. The association was also known as the Amerikadeutscher Volksbund (German-American People's League). The contents include declarations; correspondence, especially about people who immigrated to Germany; propaganda, presumably for the exhibit "Amerikadeutschtum im Kampf" (American Germans in Struggle); and other materials.
984 RG-68.081M   Fragmentary Records from Various SS Units, 1932‒1945 This collection contains records from the SS-Oberabschnitte (main sectors, or regional offices), SS-Abschnitte (sectors, or local offices), and subordinate units such as Standarten (equivalent to regiments), Sturmbanne (battalions), Stürme (companies), and bureaus of the Waffen-SS.
985 RG-68.082M   Selected Records from Women's Organizations, 1934‒1942 This collection contains selected records of the Reichsfrauenschaftsführung (Reich Women's Leadership), the "Nationalsozialistische Frauenschaft (National Socialist Women's Organization), and the Deutsches Frauenwerk" (German Women's Organization). Documents include rating sheets, applications, resumes, and correspondence of numerous agencies including the Mother Service, Emergency Service, Financial Management, Youth Groups, and the like.
986 RG-68.083M 2006.374 Selected records of the Oberstes Parteigericht der NSDAP (NS 36) Contains selected records of the Nazi Supreme Court including pleading of the accused party member Wagner, transcripts of trials concerning excesses against Jews during the Reichsprogromnacht (night of broken glass), findings against SA-leaders who abused inmates in former concentration camps, a German race-scientist being accused of having had a relationship with a half-Jewish woman, and other topics, such as guidelines for the nomination of a party-judge.
987 RG-68.084M 2006.381 Selected records from the Beauftragter für den Vierjahresplan/Zentrale (R 26 I) Contains records pertaining to measures concerning the Jewish question, results of the 4-year plan, report of the department Hauptverbandstelle Ost, confiscation and expropriation issues, construction and organization of the Lódź Getto, supply of fuel to Auschwitz, the Transdanubia report about the status of Jewish trade in Hungary, report of the arbeitswissenschafltiche Institut der DAF, amnesty petition for Ernst Starkenberg, manuscripts about the national revolution in Romania, report about the situation in Poland and the Jewish population of Lódź and Warsaw, and a report by Dr. Scharping.
988 RG-68.085M   Selected Records from the Reichsforschungsrat (Reichs Research Council), 1937‒1945 This collection contains records of the Reichs Research Council, established in 1937, which coordinated research for the Four-Year Plan. The documents include information on "racial" and medical research, agricultural genetics, disease control in camps, the Bohr Institute and Albert Einstein, forced labor, prisoners of war with scientific knowledge, and the budget of the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (German Research Foundation).
989 RG-68.086M 2006.382 Selected records from the Geschäftsgruppe Ernährung (R 26 IV) Contains records pertaining to Aryanization, activity reports of the Geschäftsgruppe Ernährung, statistics on the Carpathian countries, social politics in Slovakia, emigration in Hungary, organization and structure of the University of Zagreb, and forced laborers in the agricultural sector.
990 RG-68.087M 2007.138 Nathan Schwalb papers/Hechalutz Office Geneva The collection contains correspondence, reports and photographas related to the situation and fate of Jews in Europe during the Second World War and the rescue activities of the Hechalutz movement. Mainly includes correspondence with Hechalutz members in the Nazi-occupied territories and the JOINT; reports about the situation of Jews in various countries; reports about the concentration camps Auschwitz-Birkenau, Treblinka, and Westerbork; and miscellaneous internal records pertaining to the activities of the Hechalutz headquarters in Geneva.
991 RG-68.088M 2007.211 Collection of non-official German documents (RG 90) The collection contains records from the Nationalist Socialist Party Headquarters in Palestine, 1932-1939 and files and registers of the Temple Society, 1878-1948, as well as documentation on German enterprises.
992 RG-68.089M 2007.208 Selected records of the Reichsamt für das Landvolk (NS 35) Contains correspondence with other party agencies and departments, documents concerning “Regime-destructive actions” of the rural population in the Rheinland and the march Brandenburg (the so-called “Rheinische bzw. Märkische Bauernbriefe 1937-1938”), and reports on agricultural policy in Austria.
993 RG-68.091M 2007.210 Selected records of the Reichsnährstand / Reichsbauernführer (R 16-I) Contains correspondence addressed to the Nazi Party’s National Agency for Agricultural Policy, files of the Reich Farmers Council, and the like.
994 RG-68.092M 2007.89 Personal archives of Siegfried Jagendorf Contains records of Mr. Jagendorf, Jewish engineer deported to Moghilev Podolski, Transnistria, in 1941.
995 RG-68.093M 2007.363 Documentation of the Dachau concentration camp ( M.1.D) The collection contains the central card index of camp, payment cards, and correspondence of the camp administration.
996 RG-68.094M 2007.364 Nazi Documentation-Munich Municipality (M.1.DN)

The collection contains files concerning persecution of Jews during the Nazi period, mainly in Munich, but also in Frankfurt am Main, Ansback, and a number of other towns in Germany.

Names:

https://www.ushmm.org/online/hsv/source_view.php?SourceId=24839

997 RG-68.095M 2007.365 Testimonies (M.1.E) The collection contains ca. 2500 testimonies of Holocaust survivors coming from different countries. The testimonies deal with the fate of the survivors during Nazi rule in their countries of origin. The testimonies were gathered by The Central Historical Commission (CHC) of the Central Committee of Liberated Jews in the U.S. Zone, Munich.
998 RG-68.096M 2007.366 Questionnaires of the Regional Councils-Landraete (M.1.L) The collection contains ca. 542 questionnaires which were distributed among the regional and municipal authorities, mainly in the zone occupied by the Americans in Germany, to be filled out by them. The Central Historical Commission (CHC) of the Central Committee of Liberated Jews in the U.S. Zone, Munich distributed questionnaires for the purpose of gathering information about the plight of Jews under Nazi in the various localities.
999 RG-68.097M 2007.367 Collection about displaced persons (M.1.P) The collection contains materials gathered by The Central Historical Commission of the Central Committee (CHC) of Liberated Jews in the U.S. Zone, Munich related to the post-war activities-political, social, and cultural-of then-liberated Jews in the DP camps and in the newly-established Jewish communities in Germany in the American zone. Types of materials: documents, name lists, reports, correspondence, statistical table, posters, announcements, and excerpts from publications.
1000 RG-68.098M 2007.368 Collection about children (M 1.PC)

Contains ca. 327 questionnaires. This collection includes materials gathered by the CHC (The Central Historical Commission of the Central Committee of Liberated Jews in the U.S. Zone, Munich) by means of special questionnaires to gather information about the past of the few children among the Holocaust survivors in the DP camps. The children were asked about their lives during the Nazi rule and the fate of their families. Some questionnaires have photos of the children.

Names:

https://www.ushmm.org/online/hsv/source_view.php?SourceId=19807

1001 RG-68.099M 2007.369 Historical questionnaires (M.1.Q) Contains 667 questionnaires gathered by the The Central Historical Commission (CHC) of the Central Committee of Liberated Jews in the U.S. Zone, Munich from selected Holocaust survivors coming from different countries and towns. The aim was to gather detailed information about the persecution during Nazi rule.
1002 RG-68.100M 2007.370 Post-War documentation (M.1.S)

The collection contains 7793 questionnaires. Information for questionnaires were gathered by the The Central Historical Commission (CHC) of the Central Committee of Liberated Jews in the U.S. Zone, Munich) from a large number of Holocaust survivors. This data concern the estimated number of Jews before the war in their communities, the number of Jewish victims, destroyed and robbed Jewish property, slave labor, concentration camps, and the like.

Names:

https://www.ushmm.org/online/hsv/source_view.php?SourceId=15595

1003 RG-68.101M 2007.371 Collection of testimonies relating to Hungary, YV O15E The collection contains Ca. 5000 statements recorded by a Deportáltakat Gondozó Országos Bizottság (DEGOB), a special documentation department set up by the Jewish Agency in conjunction with the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (JDC or Joint).
1004 RG-68.102M 2007.372 Collection of various testimonies, diaries and memoirs (O.33) , 1942-1992 This collection consists of miscellaneous statements containing, primarily, written testimonies, memoirs and diaries handed over by private individuals to Yad Vashem since its creation.
1005 RG-68.103M 2007.373 Teresienstadt collection (O64) Contains mainly the Zeev Shek collection and the Weiss collection.
1006 RG-68.104M 2007.442 Selected records from the Deutsches Staatsministerium für Böhmen und Mähren (R 30) Contains records pertaining to aryanizations and deportations, passport issues, restrictions on Jewish passports, administrative reports, and reports on conditions for the Jewish population of Bohemia and Moravia.
1007 RG-68.105M 2008.5 The Austrian General Consulate in Palestine (RG 151) Contains passport and visa documentation, a list of Austrian Jewish war dead buried in Palestine, and various other materials on Jewish emigration to Palestine.
1008 RG-68.106M 2008.6 The Eventov Archives of the Association of Immigrants from the former Yugoslavia in Israel Contains documentation about Jewish communities in Macedonia, Serbia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Croatia, and Slovenia. Three major categories are communal and Zionist entities, papers and notes on subjects of Jewish concern, and personal papers. These include correspondence, memoirs, photocopies of official documents, and other ephemera. The collection also includes files on prominent personages, social affairs, and Jewish participation in the partisan movement during World War II, as well as notes on archeological sites of the first through the third centuries and materials on the medieval site of Čelarevo.
1009 RG-68.107M 2008.136 Justizbehörden außerhalb des Gebietes der Bundesrepublik - Stammlager Sosnowitz (BA R137V) The collection contains registry and registration books with arrival and departure of prisoners; also contains various documents concerning food rations, rules, regulations and policies issued to camp guards. Contains information on incarcerated prisoners under Polish punishment regulations ("Polenstrafrecht") at the "Stammleger" Sosnowitz (region Kattowitz).
1010 RG-68.108M 2008.10 Records of the Holocaust in Veszprém County, Hungary Documents from varied archival records: Name lists of Jews in ghetto and camp (Komakut) in Veszprém (1944); and in city of Pápa (1944). Selections from: general records of prefect, 1945‒1946; administrative records of deputy prefect, 1945‒1946; records of Veszprém mayors’ office, 1939‒1946, including certifications of voting rights, enforcement of anti-Jewish laws, appropriation of property of Jews, and dealing with Jews who survived and returned; lists of Veszprém homeowners for 1926 and 1940. Records of other towns and districts: confidential papers of Dezső Sulyok, the mayor of Pápa, 1945‒1947; records of chief constable, Devecser district; records of chief constable, Pápa district, 1939‒1944; records chief constable, Zirc district, 1938‒1944; records of clerk of Balatonfüred district (1945‒1946); records of government commission for "abandoned" properties in Pápa (1945) and Veszprém (1945); records of Veszprém’s financial directorate (1949‒1950) regarding reclamation of Jewish property.
1011 RG-68.109M 2008.9 Selected records of the Holocaust in Nógrád County, Hungary This collection contains three group of records: I: Records of deputy prefect of Nógrád County, 1934-1944 (bulk 1938‒1944); mayor of Salgótarján city (1939‒1944); people's court (no date), and lawsuits (1945‒1946); government commission for "abandoned" properties in Balassagyarmat; commissions of Nógrád-Hont county (1945‒1949) and Salgótarján city (1945); political screening committees of Salgótarján, Szecseny, Nógrád-Hont, and Szirak counties, and of Salgótarján city; orphans court of Nógrád county (1940‒1943) and Nógrád -Hont county (1946‒1948); deputy prefect of Nógrád -Hont county (documents of 1945‒1946); royal courts of Balassagyarmat (1939‒1944) and Salgótarján (2 documents, 1942); public prosecutor of Balassagyarmat (4 records, 1944); villages Somoskőújfalu, Zagyvapalfalva, Cered, Sámsonháza, Szécsény, Endrefalva, Etes, Pásztó. II: Records of mayor's office of Balassagyarmat, 1939‒1944; political screening committee of Balassagyarmat county (1 document, 1948); meetings of representatives of Balassagyarmat county (1938‒1943); political screening committtee of Balasagyarmat county (2 documents, 1944 and 1945); villages Alsópetény, Felsőpetény, Ősagárd, Diósjenő. III: Articles from newspapers Nógrádi Hirlap and Nógrád Vármegye Hivatalos lapja (year not noted, only month and day).
1012 RG-68.110M 2008.8 Holocaust-era records from the Archives of the Archbishop of Veszprém, Hungary Primarily records of individuals seeking to convert to Catholicism, related correspondence among Church authorities, documentation of conversion, documents of name changes. Postwar administrative and political documents mainly related to adaptation to the new government and circumstances, for instance defending priests and defending church property.
1013 RG-68.111M 2008.7 Holocaust-era records from the Archives of the Lutheran Church in Hungary Contains two group of the Lutheran church records: I. Records (1938‒1943) regarding education, administrative and registration materials related to problems stemming from anti-Jewish legislation, statistics and memoranda the Church had to submit annually. II. Records (1944) related to conversions, requests to provide services in ghettos and camps, statements by district Church offices regarding persecution of the Jews, documentation of personal matters, other materials.
1014 RG-68.112M 2009.91 Selected records from the Ghetto Fighters’ House (Beit Lohamei Haghetaot) This collection contains records relating to Jewish underground organizations in ghettos in occupied Poland, Ukraine, Hungary, Slovakia, France, and many other countries, Jewish participation in partisan movements against the Nazis and their allies, as well as Jewish life generally before, during, and after the Holocaust. Includes testimonies, correspondence, documents of ghetto councils, German and Judenrat edicts, memoirs, biographies, documents of the rescue and aid organizations, underground proclamations, meeting minutes, personal papers, commendations and decorations, research papers, works of literature and art, underground newspapers, maps, diaries, and ghetto police documents. Reports address subjects such as education, work, cultural activities, food supplies, children, health, religion, illegal weapons, official and underground courts, deportations, and fire control.
1015 RG-68.113M 2009.92 Cyprus internment camps Contains administrative records created by Jewish internees in the internment camps in Cyprus, including correspondence with the Cyprus camp administration, legal files of the camp court, minutes and proceedings of administrative bodies within the camp, certificates issued by the Jewish Agency for Emigration to Palestine, legal files, reports, statistical lists of refugees, and more.
1016 RG-68.114M 2010.196 The archives of the Far Eastern Jewish Central Information Bureau (DALJEWCIB) Harbin-Shanghai

Contains administrative and personal files created by the Central Information Bureau for Jewish War Sufferers in the Far East, and the Hilfsverein der Juden in Deutschland (Aid Society of the Jews in Germany). The administrative files include correspondence from the Central Information Bureau for Jewish War Sufferers in the Far East with Jewish communities and international Jewish and non-Jewish aid and migration organizations in various parts of the world, including New Zealand, Italy, China, Switzerland, Germany and Nazi-annexed Austria, Australia, Great Britain, Yugoslavia, Poland, several countries in Latin America, and the United States, among others. Cables and correspondence, mostly in Yiddish and Russian, were sent during the interwar period starting in 1918 by the Central Information Bureau for Jewish War Sufferers in the Far East to facilitate the emigration of Jews from Russi... a and Eastern Europe.The personal files include Ca. 3000 emigration applications received in the years between 1938-1940 by the Hilfsverein der Juden in Deutschland (Aid Society of the Jews in Germany) from Jews living in Austria, Germany, Italy, and Poland, asking for assistance with emigration to Harbin and Shanghai. These applications were forwarded to the Far Eastern Jewish Central Information Bureau (DALJEWCIB), often in response to job announcements posted abroad in Harbin or Shanghai. The personal files consist of a wide variety of personal documents, such as emigration applications, correspondence, photographs, curricula vitae, reference letters, name lists, search requests, and other documents.

German language Register:

https://collections.ushmm.org/findingaids/RG-68.114M_01_nam_de.pdf

1017 RG-68.115M 2010.6 Private collection Hélène Benatar (Sig. P129) Contains personal papers of Hélène Benatar regarding her activities concerning Jewish refugees in Northern Africa (mostly in Morocco). The collection also contains interviews with Hélène Benatar and articles related to her.
1018 RG-68.116M 1996.A.0169 Holocaust related records from European archives collected by Yad Vashem Consists of records filmed at various European Archives. The collection contains material regarding several different topics. A majority of the material concerns partisan groups active in the USSR, particularly in Belarus and Ukraine. This includes reports from partisan groups to Soviet leadership, names list of partisans in the different groups, as well as postwar memoirs and interviews of partisans. The remainder of the material is primarily concerned with Jewish life under German occupation in former Soviet lands, particularly the cities of Kiev, Pinsk, and Brest. This includes German decrees, tax documents for different Jewish businesses and individuals, names lists, and documents regarding Jewish passports and visas. Includes passports issued to Jewish residents of Brest (Belarus) in 1941 (organized alphabetically). There is also a small amount of material regarding Dutch Jews in the Netherlands and Switzerland.
1019 RG-68.117 2010.217 The Filderman collection Contains the personal papers of Dr. Wilhelm Filderman, a leader of the Romanian Jewish community who was active in the rescue of his country's Jews during the Holocaust. Includes Dr. Filderman’s memoirs and book, as well as articles, reports, appeals, newspaper clippings, and correspondence relating to the persecution of Jews during the fascist regime, prewar and postwar Jewish organizations in Romania, and the situation of Romanian Jewry after the war.
1020 RG-68.119M 2011.9 Records of Israel police, Bureau 06, in charge of the investigation and interrogation of Adolf Eichmann Contains evidentiary material and the audio recordings of the interrogation of Adolf Eichmann conducted by Captain Avner Less of the Israeli Police. The interrogation took place during a period of nine months in a fortified police station in Yagur, near Haifa in northern Israel. The audio recordings of the interrogation cover the period from May 29, 1960 to February 02, 1961. This collection is a sub-collection of the larger RG 79 Israeli Police, 1948-1985.
1021 RG-68.120M 2011.46 Palestine Government. Custodian of Enemy Property Contains 34 registers of enemy debts, 1941-1946, and case files of claims to property in the year 1947 in enemy or enemy occupied countries, such as Poland, Czechoslovakia, USSR, Hungary, etc.
1022 RG-68.121M 2011.47 Collection of documents from the German Consulates in Palestine (RG-67) Documents of German consulates in Jerusalem, Jaffa, and Haifa, including records of relations with the Ottoman authorities, tax matters, the acquisition of property, Jewish immigration, civil and criminal cases, representation of German interests by the Spanish Consulate (1917‒1926), and a variety of other subjects. Collection reflects Germany’s takeover of the Austrian Consulate in 1938.
1023 RG-68.122M 2011.96 Association of Immigrants from Germany (and Austria) - Association of Immigrants from Central Europe - "Aliya Hadasha Party", Tel-Aviv, J18

Contains records related to Jewish immigrants to Palestine and later Israel from various countries in Central Europe, including Germany and Austria, starting from the immediate pre-war period. Includes correspondence and reports on various immigration-related and political issues, speeches by members of the Association, communication with various organizations, and protocols of the “new immigration” management center. Also includes the papers of Dr. Max Kreuzberger featuring correspondence regarding Jewish property restitution, war compensation and matters regarding immigration, especially children and youth immigration.

Finding Aid in Hebrew:

https://collections.ushmm.org/findingaids/RG-68.122M_02_fnd_he.pdf

1024 RG-68.123M 2011.97 Emissaries Section (S86) Contains records of Israeli delegations in various countries of Europe, Asia and the Middle East, including the records of Zionist organizations abroad such as Youth Aliyah and Keren Hayesod. Features reports on the Jewish situation including Jewish refugee and DP camps after the war, negotiations with immigration agencies, cultural material that was prepared and sent around the world, and various other documentation.
1025 RG-68.124M 2011.98 Youth Aliyah Department, Continental/European Office, Geneva - Paris, L58 Contains records of the immediate post-war period of the Youth Aliyah. These records include correspondence regarding orphanages in Italy and France, records from the orphanages “Cambous” and “Rocquefort La Bedoule,” correspondence with the Youth Aliyah offices in Geneva, Marseille, Paris and Jerusalem, personal files, and other material. Also includes correspondence with the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee, Inc. and the World Zionist Organization. Types of documents include lists of children, questionnaires, and various certificates (health reports, exit and entrance visas, employment, immigration, residence permits, etc.).
1026 RG-68.125M 2011.102 Immigration Department of the Jewish Agency, Office in Istanbul, L15 Contains various records from the Immigration Department of the Jewish Agency; including reports on persecution of Jews; reports on immigration from various countries; on integration and immigration of youth as well as of senior Zionists activists; name lists from Theresienstadt; name lists of immigrants and candidates for immigration; and documentation of searches by relatives in Europe. Also includes financial statements and correspondence regarding items brought by immigrants to Israel, and correspondence regarding “Project Afghanistan.” Contains correspondence with the World Center Pioneer (Merkas Olami of the Hechaluz), Hias-Ica Emigdirect (HICEM), Foreign Trade Institute (Makhon le-mishar huts), the Jewish Agency and other Jewish world organizations, and reports on immigration from Turkey, Bulgaria, The Netherlands, Hungary, Poland, Romania and other countries. Also includes passpo... rts and entry visas of immigrants, passport images of Polish Jewish candidates for immigration, and images of entry visas of Polish Jews to Israel, as well as questionnaires (with picture) of candidates for immigration (including children) from Turkey to Israel.
1027 RG-68.127M 2011.111 Geneva Office of the Zionist Organization and of the Jewish Agency for Palestine (L22) Contains various records from the Geneva Office of the Zionist Organization and of the Jewish Agency for Palestine, including correspondence of the World Zionist Organization offices; the Jewish Agency offices in London; newspaper offices in different countries; the Jewish National Fund and the Keren Hayesod in different countries; and correspondence with Jewish and Zionist organizations and with the League of Nations. Also among the records are correspondence regarding the transfer of funds from various countries; immigration to Israel; the Zionist Congress; reports about the persecution of Jews; correspondence with the Organization Department of the Jewish Agency in Jerusalem, especially about saving the Jews of Europe; correspondence and receipts for the then-current expenses of the Geneva Office; correspondence with the Jewish Agency offices in London and the Zionist organizations in...  Switzerland; as well as various leaflets published by those same organizations. Also includes reports relating to loans, to Zionist organizations from Germany, in favor of Israel; telegrams; various receipts; photographs of candidates applying for immigration to Israel from various countries; newspaper clippings about Zionism and the Land of Israel; memoranda and reports of the United Nations; lists of names of Jewish candidates for immigration; reports from the Keren Hayesod in Israel; the Jewish Agency's reports to the League of Nations on the partition of Israel and on Jewish settlement; and protocols and correspondence with the British authorities, especially in matters of immigration.
1028 RG-68.133M 1997.A.0324 Basic documents of concentration camp Auschwitz Contains Häftlingspersonalbogen for Auschwitz concentration camp prisoners and other camp records dating from 1942 to 1945.
1029 RG-68.139M 2011.120 Palestine Office of the Jewish Agency, Trieste (L48) Contains records of the Palestine Office of the Jewish Agency, Trieste, and a branch of the Jewish Agency’s Aliyah department. The Palestine Office was involved in distributing Aliyah certificates, financial matters, transferring immigrants’ luggage and property to Israel and documenting information regarding Jewish property from Italy which was stolen by the Nazis during the Second World War. The collection also contains correspondence with other Jewish Agency offices in Italy and various name lists of immigrants, hospitalization records before immigration, correspondence and agreements with shipping companies and travel agencies regarding Jewish immigrants, statistics and telegrams from HICEM, and other records.
1030 RG-68.140M 2011.121 Association of Immigrants from Poland, Tel Aviv (J20) Contains records of the Association of Immigrants from Poland that was active in Israel, 1942-1961. Includes meeting protocols, various name lists, questionnaires, and newspaper clippings relating to assistance to Jewish refugees and Holocaust survivors by giving out loans, finding work, and reuniting families after the war. In addition, the organization created name lists of Holocaust survivors still remaining in Europe, and of those who immigrated to Palestine/Israel.
1031 RG-68.141M 2011.122 Reprezentacja Żydowstwa Polskiego, Tel Aviv (J25) This collection includes lists of Polish refugees in the Soviet Union; testimonies of survivors about the destruction of the Jewish communities in Poland; correspondence with the Polish Provisional Government regarding the actions and attitudes regarding Polish Jews in the present and future.
1032 RG-68.143M 2011.207 Palestine (Mandatory) Government, Migration Department: name card index (RG11) Contains ca. 35,000 index cards and correspondence relating to legal Jewish immigrants to Palestine between the years 1933–1948.
1033 RG-68.144 2011.248 Hashomer Hatzair in Yugoslavia (RG 3-2) Consists of records of the Hashomer Hatzair Worker Committee in Yugoslavia. Contains personal papers of Menachem Shelah and of Rachel and Zvi Loke including speeches; leaflets; the alumni newspaper; letters and postcards, 1930 to 1940; various photographs of refugees from Italy, dated July 1943; name lists of students; and records pertaining to the movement of Communist educational activities in Zagreb, June 14, 1937.
1034 RG-68.145 2011.249 Hashomer Hatzair Prague-Bratislava Office (RG-33) Contains correspondence, letters, diaries, and activity reports of the Hashomer Hatzair, Prague-Bratislava office concerning refugee camps, immigration, summer settlements, and a seminar held in Lindenfels (Germany). Records relate to the Hashomer Hatzair movement in various European countries or areas such as Poland, Belgium, Bulgaria, Romania, Transylvania, Austria, Germany, Switzerland, Czechoslovakia, Italy, and France.
1035 RG-68.146 2011.250 Hashomer Hatzair Paris Office (RG-34) Contains correspondence and letters with the Hashomer Hatzair movement in various countries, such as France, Belgium, Israel, England, Austria, Chile, Algeria, Morocco, Tunisia, Germany, Italy etc.; also letters written by the leadership, activity reports, accounting and financial reports, newspapers of the movement. Included are MAPAM (United Worker's Party) correspondence, reports and correspondence with the Conference of Jewish Materials Claims against Germany (CJMCAG).
1036 RG-68.147 2011.251 Hashomer Hatzair Buenos Aires Office (RG 35) Contains correspondence and letters of the Hashomer Hatzair leadership, Israel Rappaport, Meir Sal, Rotem Eliezer, Ariel Said, Sandra Tz'mh, Pesach Zskin, Hao Senkman, Shlomo Slutzky, Avery Fisher, Enrique Zvika, Shani Haim, Daniel Geller, Diana Niimark, and Dario Teitelbaum (founder of the Ken headquarters, i.e. "nest"). Also includes various advertisements, and other records regarding a construction site in Santa Fe, Argentina, and a collection of articles about missing persons in Argentina during the "Dirty War" from 1976 to 1983.
1037 RG-68.148 2011.252 Hashomer Hatzair World Headquarters Representation in Palestine (RG 1.2-ה) Contains correspondence, and letters of the top leadership of the Hashomer Hatzair in Palestine with the offices in various countries such as France, Belgium, Israel, England, Austria, Chile, and Morocco. Includes action reports, newspapers, and other documents concerning activities of Jewish communities, organization of the pioneer conferences, colonies, kibbutzim, trainings, immigration, refugees from Germany, and the Hashomer Hatzair union branches in Galicia. Also contains records pertaining to the youth movements Maccabi and Keren–Hashomer; the National Conference, 1932; the Chief Council in Prešov (1934) and Burin (1933); records pertaining to the Hashomer Hatzair groups from Poland, and immigrants from Lithuania, Czechoslovakia, German, and Denmark; and minutes of the Meeting Center from Prešov, 1935.
1038 RG-68.149 2011.253 Hashomer Hatzair World Headquarters Warsaw (RG 2-ה) Contains records pertaining to the Hashomer Hatzair Supreme Leadership - Center in Warsaw, Poland. Includes correspondence with the envoys from the Zionist Organization and Gordonia, from countries such as Cuba, Poland, Lithuania, Sweden, Greece, England, Romania, Egypt, Argentina, Denmark, Yugoslavia, Hungary, Germany, and Austria. Main subjects relate to kibbutzim, colonies, immigration, the youth alliance, scouting, the global Zionism movement and education, Jewish communities, trainings, pioneer conferences, the Zionist Congress, the camp in Belgium, Zionist workers, and the establishment of the Hashomer Hatzair in France. Other records include a report of the alumni meeting in Paris with the participation of the Hashomer Hatzair movement from Poland; a “Memorandum of Understanding” between the Zionist parties in Poland and the Zionist Congress in 1933; conference symbols; an invitat... ion of the opening of the Esther Cinema Conference; letters, action reports, organizational materials, a report from various "nests," i.e. headquarters; and lectures, discussions, resolutions, and name lists. Also contains records about French students and alumni, December 1932, including a report by Moses Formensky and his impressions of the Hashomer movement in France in 1934. Main persons included in the records are: Benjamin Gruenbaum, Zvi Luria, Yehuda Tobin, Zvi Zohar, Yaakov Hazan, Mordechai Shenhavi, Yehuda Gothelf, Avraham, Ben-Shalom, and Joseph Walden.
1039 RG-68.150M 2012.5 Regional Hungarian Records This collection contains records from various archival repositories including the Hungarian Ministries, Lutheran Church and Jewish community. Records relate to visas and emigration applications; confiscation of Jewish properties; petitions for aid and tax documents. Included is a list of Jews of Sopron and an inventory of Jewish confiscated properties, 1945-1946. Arranged in six series: Series 1. Hungarian Ministry of Foreign Affairs: Jewish emigration and requests to release Hungarian Jews arrested in Europe 1940-1944 (Reel 1-2); Series 2. Lutheran Church of Pest: Baptism records 1940-1944 (Reel 3-7); Series 3. Hungarian National Archives: Applications for exemption from anti-Jewish laws; visa and passport petitions, 1940-1944; prosecution of Jews and property issues (Reel 8-27); Series 4. Gyor-Sopron County Archives: Jewish law, taxes, land affairs, and travel restrictions in 1944, a list of Jews of Sopron and inventory of properties (Reel 28-36); Series 5. Szeged Jewish Community: Passover files, requests for assistance, school matters, 1939-1943 (37-59); Series. 6. Heves County Archives: Inventory of confiscated properties 1945-1946, and documents of the city of Hatvan1938-1944 (Reel 61-99).
1040 RG-68.151M 2012.217 Selected records of the Holocaust collection: Postwar testimonies and Jewish Social Mutual files (RG VII-123) Contains ca. 922 survivor testimonies of Holocaust survivors collected by the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee in Bucharest, Romania immediately after WWII, in April or early May 1945, and original files of the Zespół Żydowska Samopomoc Społeczna (Jüdische Soziale Selbsthilfe; Jewish Social Mutual Assistance), related to the Jewish communities in Poland: Bobowa, Bychawa, Busko, Cyców, Dąbrowa Tarnowska, Ropczyce, Rudnik, and Uniejów.
1041 RG-68.152M 2012.218 DP camp collection (RG VII-126) Contains rare posters, flyers, communications, and reports originating from various DP camps, mostly in Austria. Examples include reports from the DP camp Bergen-Belsen, 1946; flyers and reports from the Hashomer Hatzair Austria, 1947; election materials for DP camp leadership, Austria; writings and illustrations created by children survivors from Łódź on their way to Palestine.
1042 RG-68.153M 2013.13 Collection of Maître Charles Haddad Contains the papers of Maître Charles Haddad de Paz, who was the last president of the Tunisian Jewish community. The collection consists of records related to activities of the Jewish communities in Tunisia, Marseille and Paris, France. Includes reports, newspaper clippings, correspondence with the Fédération séphardie de France, Association Israëlite Keter Thora, and other Jewish associations, also includes photographs.
1043 RG-68.154 2014.104 Ha Shomer Hazair in Poland, Galicia (RG-2-1) Contains records of the Histadrut (trade union of Jewish workers) of the Hashomer Hatzair in Galicia, includes census data of movement members, name lists of candidates for the "Youth Aliya", a diary of "Shalhevet" group (branch "Vilna") in the years 1924-1935, census data of graduated members of the movement according to the regions: Baranovichi, Białystok, Grodno, Włoclawek; records of the Central leadership in Warsaw in 1935: forms of referendum and circulars, minutes of meetings of the Chief Council, correspondence of the Central leadership in Lviv with its branches (kenim).
1044 RG-68.155 2014.105 Haika Grosman personal archives (RG-95-69) The collection includes personal documents, correspondence with Hashomer Hatzair leadership and personalities as Meir Ya'ari (1897-1987), the leader of Hashomer Hatzair, Kibbutz Artzi and Mapam; and Ya'akov Hazan (1899-1992), the Israeli politician and social activist; also includes documents from Grosman's activities as a Knesset member (1969-1988).
1045 RG-68.156 2014.106 Abba Kovner personal archives (RG-95-61) Personal archives of Abba Kovner (1918-1987) consists of correspondence, drafts, letters, interviews, essays, newspapers clippings on Jewish resistance, partisans, Vilno ghetto , articles on Holocaust, Israeli society, religion, ethics; poems and their English translations. Also includes a catalog for Aba Kovner's personal archive with detailed finding aid. A separate series of the collection contains 125 audio recordings of Abba Kovner from 1961-1987 and includes testimonies (partially from Eichmann trial), speeches, interviews, radio programs from Israel National broadcasting, songs written by Abba Kovner, and poetry recitations.
1046 RG-68.157 2014.107 Shalom Cholawski personal archives (RG-95-82) Consists of correspondence, articles and drafts related to Cholawsky's research on history of Belorussian Jews during the Holocaust, partisans' movement in Belarus, Jewish underground and the Jewish uprising in the ghetto of Nieswicz, including testimonies recorded by residents of the Nieswicz ghetto. Also includes documentations on Holavsky's work as a teacher in the kibbutz ʻEin Hashofet and his activities in United Workers Party (MAPAM), and his testimony at the trial of Adolf Eichmann.
1047 RG-68.158 2014.108 Meir Yaari personal archive (RG-95-7) Meir Yaari's (1897-1987) personal archive consists of biographical data, personal documents, certificates, documents and correspondence related to Rzeszów (1921-1987), letters from Vienna (1919-1920), correspondence related to the kibbutz movement, and to kibbutz Merhavia, as well as the United Workers Party (MAPAM).
1048 RG-68.159 2014.109 Hashomer Hatzair in Austria (R-9-2) Contains name lists of the Holocaust survivors (1946-1947), members of the Hashomer Hatzair in Austria (1946), materials on the 22nd Zionist Congress (1946), a notebook "Son's Rebellion " in Yiddish, correspondence with other branches, the central leadership and MAPAM organisations, circulars of Linz branch, a speech of Andrei Gromyko on May 14, 1947 on Palestine partition plan in Yiddish and Polish. Also contains reports, notes on activities of the Omer and Magen groups (gari'in) (1959-1966), issues of the magazine "Hevrateynu" (1961-1978), and brochures of Vienna branch (ken), 1981-1985.
1049 RG-68.160 2014.110 Hashomer Hatzair in Germany (R-13-2) Contains journal "Kameraden" (1924-1931), diaries from various cities (kvuzot) in Germany (1923-1937), a diary and minutes of meetings of leadership in Danzig (1925-1928), records on children camps, correspondence with the central leadership and brunches, circulars, reports on activities, youth aliya issues, names lists of members from different branches, names lists for drafting to the Israeli Defence Forces (IDF), 1948, publications on Ha Shomer Hatzair history in Yiddish (1946-1948), financial reports.
1050 RG-68.161 2014.111 Hashomer Hatzair in France (RG-14-2) Contains activity records, minutes of meetings of the Hashomer Hatzair Council, work plans, educational publications : Ha kvutza, on summer camps in France, articles Hashomer Hatzair leaders, a report on the World Zionist Federation, brochures of the "Lapidim" group, newspapers clippings "Al Hamishmar" (newspapers been published in France by the Hashomer Hatzair publishing house in 1931-1949).
1051 RG-68.162 2014.112 Hashomer Hatzair in Israel, Headquarters (RG-1-3) Contains minutes of meetings, circulars, correspondence with branches in Israel, reports, educational publications and ideological materials of the movement, articles of the Hashomer Hatzair leaders, journals: "El Ori",, "Igeret", "Be Sha'ar", lists of kibutzim in the Eretz Israel (Land of Israel), historical data on Hashomer Hatzair in Israel. Includes also a report of Moshe Czizhik (Klif) on the Ha Shomer Hatzair in the Nazi occupied territories and its attitude toward Soviet Union.
1052 RG-68.163 2014.113 Hashomer Hatzair in Lithuania (RG-4-2) Circulars, publications, activities reports, Benjamin Grinboim archive, including reports on the situation of the Hashomer Hatzair in Lithuania in 1938 and his correspondence, the kibbutz training (Hakshara), information brochures and journals "Ziv", "Al Hamishmar" from 1927-1930, Akiva Wonhozker 's papers on children's house (Kinderhaus) in Kovno, reports on Jewish scouts movement in Kovno, Yaakov Amit's correspondence and legacy, Yekheskel Ben Tour memoirs on Ponevezh (Panevėžys ), 1922-1934, and national conference reports.
1053 RG-68.164 2014.114 Hashomer Hatzair in Romania (R-5-2) Circulars, minutes of meetings, work plans of the central leadership, reports from the meetings of the chief council in Kishinev and Czernowitz in 1927, reports on activities in different brunches, newspapers and magazines published in Romania 1927-1940, including "Mantvivea" and "Iovelua", testimonies and memoirs of the Ha Shomer Hatzair activities in various "kenim" (branches) in Romania, names lists of the members of central leadership and those who had made Aliya in 1938.
1054 RG-68.165 2014.116 Hashomer Hatzair in Bulgaria (RG-7-2) Contains newspapers "Itoneynu", "Halapid", "Hashofar", and "Medura", the information bulletin published in Sofia in 1931; programs of activities, statistics and reports on the situation in "kenim" (branches), 1931; the central leadership reports in Bulgaria; correspondence, circulars, and minutes regarding Aliyah Bet (Alyah "B"), Plovdiv,1932; articles and lectures of the Hashomer Hatzair leaders translated to Bulgarian language; and records from "ken" (branch) in Ruse, 1923-1939. Includes also records on activities after WWII.
1055 RG-68.166 2014.117 Aharon Cohen personal archives (RG-95-10) Personal archive of Aharon Cohen (1910-1980) contains reports and correspondence with representatives of Ha Shomer Hatzair Movement in Romania in 1937-1940, also includes the personal notebook related to his mission in Romania in 1947-1948.
1056 RG-68.167 2014.118 Israel Barzilai personal archives (RG-95-15) Personal archives of Israel Barzilai (1913-1970) contains letters, personal documents, reports on his mission in France during WWII, council's meetings, lectures, speeches, records related to Israeli government and Knesset elections, papers on operation "Sinai" and afterwards.
1057 RG-68.168 2014.119 Nahum Sharon (Strachman) personal archives (RG-95-17) Personal archive of Nachum Sharon (1912-1976) contains records on the Hashomer Hatzair in Poland, biographical data and description of his hometown Luck (Ukraine), speeches, articles, papers related to his leadership in MAPAM party (United Workers’ Party, Israel) and the Histadrut (General Organization of Workers), issues of the magazine "Al Hamishmar", articles on "German problem"-restitutions from Germany (1951), records from his mission in Cuba (1959-1962) and association of friends Israel-Cuba, the manuscript on Emanuel Ringelblum, the reproduction of his book "Summer 42" (in Hebrew).
1058 RG-68.169 2014.120 Hashomer Hatzair in Cyprus (RG-19-2) Contains memoirs and other documents of the Jewish refugees and survivors on their stay in Cyprus in 1947. Also includes various publications, correspondence (1947), names lists of kibbutz members, the issue of Hashomer Hatzair journal "Ba Girush" (1947), published in Cyprus, the "exodus" story of "Ma'apilim" (illigal emigrants to Palestine) written by Yehushua Ratman in Yiddish.
1059 RG-68.170 2014.121 Arthur Ben-Israel personal archive, Kibutz Beit-Alfa (RG-95-19) Contains personal archive of Arthur Ben-Israel (1901-1986) from the kibbutz Beit Alfa including his biographical data, correspondence, testimony on the Hashomer Hatzair in Germany, records from the mission in England (1939-1945).
1060 RG-68.171 2014.122 Menachem Bader personal archives (RG-95-23) Personal archives of Menachem Bader (1895-1985) contains documents with his biographical information, memoirs, records on the mission in Turkey and activities of the Rescue Commettee in Istanbul, articles, speeches, poems in Hebrew, Yiddish and Polish.
1061 RG-68.172 2014.123 Personal archives of Ya'akov Hazan (RG-95-30) Personal archives of Yaakov Hazan (1899-1992) contain his personal documents, correspondence, publications in various newspapers and magazines on Zionism, the HeHalutz and Labor Movement.
1062 RG-68.173 2014.124 Hashomer Hatzair World Headquarters in Israel (RG-31) Correspondence of the World Hashomer Hatzair Headquarter in Palestine (Eretz Israel) and in Israel, between 1930s and 1940s, with branches of the Hashomer Hatzair, reports on activities, documents on immigration (Alya), absorbtion of new immigrants, the kibbutz movement, Holocaust survivors in Cyprus detention camps, families' tracing after the WWII, guidelines for "Shlichim" (representatives).
1063 RG-68.174 2014.125 Israel Glazer personal papers (RG-95-47) Personal archives of Israel Glazer (1919-1970) contains documents with his biographical information, records of the Hashomer Hatzair in Poland, Jewish organizations after WWII, correspondence (1945-1947), a list of the members of the Hashomer Hatzair, articles, interviews, speeches, lectures, documents on the kibbutz Tel Amal.
1064 RG-68.175 2014.126 Baruch Yehieli personal archives (RG-95-54) Personal archives of Baruch Yehieli (1915-1998) contains correspondence, articles, documents on the kibbutz Nir David (Tel Amal) and the kibbutz "Lohamei Hageta'ot" (Ghetto Fighters ), manuscripts and materials for the book "Akiva" and discussions after its publishing.
1065 RG-68.176 2014.127 Shay’keh Weiner personal archives (RG-95-59) Personal archives of Shay'keh Weiner (1912-1979) contains interviews, letters from Poland and Paris, biographical documents and personal papers, minutes of meetings of the World Headquarters of Hashomer Hatzair (1957-1969), correspondence with branches and representatives of the Hashomer Hatzair abroad.
1066 RG-68.177 2014.128 Yitsḥaḳ Patish personal archives (RG-95-70) Personal archives of Izhak Patish (1914-2002) contains letters, articles, poetry, extracts from the diary of Ronya Margalit-Git (sister Masha) in Yiddish, songs in Yiddish, papers on Czechoslovakia Jewry, records and correspondence from his mission as an Israeli ambassador in Austria.
1067 RG-68.178 2014.129 Nachum Bone personal archives (RG-95-79) Personal archives of Nachum Bone (1913-2012) contains his identity documents, memoirs, correspondence, research papers and articles on the Jewish community of Pińsk including papers on the Hashomer Hatzair movement in Pińsk and names lists of members of the community. Includes also papers and reports as the Hashomer Hatzair emissary to Poland in 1946-1947 .
1068 RG-68.179 2014.130 Personal archives of Miriam Yahieli (RG-95-86) Contains interviews, memoirs, correspondence, maps, and records on the Hebrew gymnasium “Tarbut” in Rovno, commemoration sites, informaton about World War II in the Soviet Union, the Hashomer Hatzair activities in Poland, Germany and Cyprus, educational work in kibbutz Tel-Amal, and material about the activities in the Hashomer Hatzair archive Yad Ya’ari.
1069 RG-68.180 2014.131 Holocaust survivor testimonies (RG-97) The collection contains 2315 testimonies of 1552 Holocaust survivors. Among them are testimonies of Yehuda Harit, Betka, Avraham Silberstein on Motek Silberg, Arthur and Naomi Ben-Israel, Mordechai Kamhi (Max Meller), Shlomo Klass, Benyamin Ben-Nahum, Yehoshua Ron, Josef Raban, Tova Mali, Avraham Stern (Kohavi), Shaike Weiner, Yurek Plonski and Miriam Yahieli.
1070 RG-68.181 2014.132 Collection of Nathan Rapoport prints and sketches (RG-94-4) The collection contains Nathan Rapoport prints for his monument "Scrolls of Fire", and his other skeches. The monument "Scrolls of Fire" found in the Jerusalem hills and it commemorates Jewish history from the Holocaust until Independence. The monument was inaugurated in 1971. The sculpture is made of bronze and is eight meters high. It is in the shape of two scrolls, a gesture to the Jewish nation being the "People of the Book". One of the scrolls describes the Holocaust and the other describes independence. It tells the story of the rebirth of the nation from the Holocaust up to the Six Day War. This collection contains also other artist's skeches.
1071 RG-68.182 2014.133 Nathan Rapoport personal archives (RG-95-80) The collection consists of diaries, an interview with Nathan Rapoport conducted by Ellen Kurtz, his biography by Stella Corraine-Lieber, a list of his work, notebooks, newspapers clippings, articles and correspondence. Includes also photographs of the artist's works.
1072 RG-68.183 2014.134 Mordechai Shenhabi personal archives, Mishmar ha-ʻEmeḳ (Israel) (RG-95-3) The collection contains plans, maps, records related to creation and construction of Yad Vashem, and minutes of meetings of the first Directorate of Yad Vashem (1943-1954). Additional records of Mordechai Shenhabi contain personal documents, artifacts, photographs of Kibbutz Mishmar ha-ʻEmeḳ (Israel), articles, letters, correspondence with Efraim Barzelai in Warsaw (1926-1932), correspondence with representatives of the Hashomer Hatzair in Czechoslovakia, England, Switzerland, Germany, Austria (1933-1938), correspondence with Haim Weizman (1940-1962). Also includes an interview of Mordechai Shenhabi conducted by Reuven Shapiro in Kibbutz Beit Alfa (1991).
1073 RG-69.001M 2003.268 Dr. Gregore E. Gregory personal papers Contains a report on the attempt to arm 40,000 to 60,000 inmates of the Jewish forced labor camps against the Germans in Hungary in September and October 1944. Papers, including a transcribed version of Dr. Gregore E. Gregory's memoirs, personal documents, and letters, document the atrocities of the Holocaust. Dr. Gregore E. Gregory was Raoul Wallenberg's secretary and was a high-ranking Red Cross officer on the Danube's left side.
1074 RG-69.004M 2005.356 Case files from the Australian Jewish Welfare and Relief Society

This collection includes approximately 12,000 personal case files containing information on Jews trying to immigrate to Australia as well as family search files from the Archives of the Australian Jewish Welfare and Relief Society (AJWRS) (now Jewish Care) between 1946 and 1954. Also included is correspondence with Jewish organizations, such as HIAS (the Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society) and the Joint (American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee), as well as with the Federal Immigration Department, and included are 3,036 AJWRS registration cards, a collection of scrapbooks including newspaper articles, circulars kept by the United Jewish Overseas Relief Fund and the Australian Jewish Welfare and Relief Society.

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1075 RG-69.005M 2006.333 Selected pamphlets from the Australian Jewish Historical Society This collection contains pamphlets and files of the United Jewish Overseas Relief Fund from 1943 to 1952, information from Jews in China, and information from the Bermuda Conference on Refugees. Other pamphlets are by the New South Wales Board of Deputies.
1076 RG-69.007M 2012.136 Maurice Laserson collection This collection includes personal papers of Maurice Laserson, a social worker involved with the resettlement of Jewish refugees. The papers reflect his work with the Obshchestvo remeslennogo i zemledelʹcheskogo truda sredi evreev (Soviet Union) (ORT) and his connections with the Australian Jewish colleagues. Includes reports, newspaper clippings, writings and publications by J.M. Machover, Walter Lippmann, Rabbi Schenk and his articles from 1937-57, as well as correspondence on the plight of German Jewish refugees, including James McDonald's correspondence about the Jews in Europe,1933-1934.
1077 RG-69.008M 2012.137 Cyril Pearl collection Contains the research papers and original sources used by Cyril Pearl in his book on the Dunera ship ("The Dunera Scandal. Deported by Mistake") and the records on the internment camps in Australia. In 1940 German refugees seeking asylum in England were sent to Australia as an enemy alien aboard the Dunera ship and interned in Australia at the Hay internment camp for a year and a half. In 1942, England realized their mistake in holding these refugees and they were released. Records include ephemera from the Hay camp, newspaper clippings about the Dunera affair,1941-1983, hansard extracts,1940-41 on aliens and refugees, graphics and watercolors by Frederick Schonbach, photographs of the Dunera ship and Hay camp, and letters to Ruth Swann, the Sydney Quaker, from the internees at the Hay camp. The letters reinforce the internees' feelings of isolation from their families and disenfranc... hisement from their European homes, as well as a strong anti-Nazi sentiment. The collection contains also papers from the internment camp at Orange 1941-1943, and accounts of Pearl's battles to have opened the long-secret files containing the Dunera's passenger list (which he won). The Dunera ship brought many foreign migrants to Australia who later became major artists, writers and scholars.
1078 RG-69.009M 2012.138 Dr. Wolf (Bill) Matsdorf collection This collection contains the papers of Wolf (Bill) Matsdorf, a social worker and one of the originators of the Australian Jewish Welfare Society Sheltered Workshop, established in 1955. He was also involved in other activities within the Jewish community including the Jewish Council to Combat Fascism and Anti-Semitism and the Society for the Rescue of European Jewry. Papers include: documents of the Australian Jewish Welfare Society, the Jewish Council to Combat Fascism and Anti-Semitism, the Australia-Israel Society for Cultural Exchange; the Kimberley plan; personal records and papers on trends in deviant behavior among Jewish people in New South Wales, the problems of migrants, prison after-care, and the aged and mental health. Includes copies of Matsdorf's previously unpublished work, "No Time to Grow. The Story of the Gros-Breeseners in Australia", numerous journal and newspaper articl... es as well as 14 photographs of Australian Jewish Welfare Society activities, 4 photographs from the Beth Hatefutsoth Exhibition "Jews on the Land, 1983"; and personal family photographs.
1079 RG-69.010M 2012.139 Magen David Adom and Ben Zion Patkin records Contains records of the Magen David Adom (a "Jewish Red Cross" founded in Tel Aviv in 1930 as a First Aid Society) collected by Benzion Patkin. Includes annual reports, correspondence, newspapers, and photographs and relates to the Magen David Adom assistance to Palestine, and to Jews in Europe and Shanghai.
1080 RG-72.004M   Fondo Documental Secretaria Tecnica, Primera y Segunda Presidencias del Teniente General Juan Domingo Peron, Seccion Migraciones y Colonizacion, 1946‒1954 This collection consists of administrative and other records related to Jewish immigration to Argentina after the Second World War.
1081 RG-72.005M 2008.133 Criminales Nazis This collection includes newspaper clippings and a few original documents pertaining to the search and whereabouts of Nazi war criminals believed to be hiding in Argentina and other countries in South America.
1082 RG-72.006M 2009.84 Expedientes personales: indemnizaciones a sobrevivientes del Holocausto/Estudio Moskovits Contains hundreds individual compensation and reparation claim files for Holocaust survivors living in South America, all of whom were clients of the legal office of Mr. José Moskovits, a Holocaust survivor and attorney in Buenos Aires. The claim files feature testimonies and affidavits by the survivors, legal documents and correspondence.
1083 RG-72.007M 2009.210 Crónica Bar/Bat Mitzvá-casamientos-entierros This collection documents bar/bat mitzvahs, weddings, and funerals at which Rabbi Hanns Harf officiated, providing a comprehensive resource for vital records of the Comunidad NCI (Nueva Comunidad Israelita)-Emanuel.
1084 RG-72.008M 2011.53 Secretos y Reservados This collection contains confidential reports from various Argentinean government agencies and political offices to the Argentine Ministry of the Interior, including the Ministry of Foreign Relations, various provincial Governor's offices, the national police, the Ministry of War, the Postal and Telegraph Service, the Ministry of Agriculture, and others. Also includes records pertaining to Jewish immigration (both legal and illegal) to Argentina and other Latin American countries, the Jewish colonization movement, Nazi activities in Patagonia and other parts of Argentina, and communications received from Argentine consulates in Europe pertaining to Jewish applications for emigration. In addition, the collection contains reports on German and Japanese immigrants in Argentina and other Latin American countries including reports on arrest and deportations of German and Japanese nationals, i... nvestigations of Jewish union workers and leftist politicians, arrests of individuals for anti-Argentine activities, communications to and from the German Embassy in Buenos Aires, and reports on Argentina's relationship with various European countries during World War II.
1085 RG-72.009M 2012.21 Colección Sara Fischer Contains poems, songs, photographs, questionnaires, correspondence, and papers of Sara Fisher, a writer on Jewish education and a head of the Israeli kindergarten central council.
1086 RG-72.010M 2012.22 Samuel Iser Kogan “Tzalel Blitz” archivo personal Contains letters, speeches, newspaper clippings, and personal papers of Argentine-Jewish leftist activist and writer Samuel Iser Kogan, better known by his alias Tzalel Blitz.
1087 RG-72.011M 2012.82 Landslayt Fareynen, Sociedades de ex residents Contains records of various regional Holocaust survivor organizations in Argentina. Includes reports, minutes of meetings, correspondence, manuscripts, newspaper clippings, and photographs.
1088 RG-72.012M 2012.83 URO Buenos Aires, United Restitution Office Contains records relating to the activities of the Buenos Aires office of the United Restitution Organization (URO), the legal aid society for claimants outside Germany for restitution and compensation.
1089 R-72.013M 2012.311 Comisión Nacional de Investigaciones Decreto-Ley 479/55; Comision 45: Ministerio de Relaciones Exteriores Contains dispatches and confidential reports from Argentine embassies in Europe, the Middle East and South America concerning Nazi and fascist activities and refugee matters; correspondence with the Minister of Foreign Relations Jerome Remorino and other ministers about immigration and refugee matters. Includes Jewish refugee applications and special cases; reports on an underground political group led by Ante Pavelic and Radu Ghenea in South America; a report from the Argentine Embassy in Peru on antisemitic activities of the "Lions Club International"; confidential reports from the Embassy of Argentina in Syria on criticism of Zionism and the imperialist policy of supporting U.S. and British Jews as well as on the German military presence in Egypt; reports about anti-Argentine activities by Italian fascists; personal correspondence by former Minister of Foreign Affairs Remorino Jerome ... on various issues such as limiting immigration to Argentina, German teachers travelling from Germany to Argentina on behalf of the Eva Peron Foundation, an antisemitic handout by the National Liberation Alliance, German immigration and Jewish refugee policy, such as a deportation order for a Jewish family for failure to comply with an order to live more than 100 kilometers from the Argentine capital, telegrams and correspondence by Jorge Antonio with Argentine ministries and officials about German workers at Mercedes Benz in Argentina; and more.
1090 RG-72.015M 2012.70 Uki Goňi collection : The Real Odessa research material Contains the research materials collected by Uki Goňi, author of "The Real Odessa: Smuggling the Nazis to Peron’s Argentina". In course of his research for this book, Mr. Goňi collected relevant documents over a period of 20 years in various archives worldwide, including in Argentina, Germany, Italy, Switzerland, and the United States. Uki Goňi shows how from 1946 onward a Nazi escape operation was based at the presidential palace in Buenos Aires, harboring such war criminals as Adolf Eichmann and Josef Mengele. Goni uncovers an elaborate network that relied on the complicity of the Vatican, the Argentine Catholic Church, and the Swiss authorities.
1091 RG-72.016M 2012.84 Archivo de Shmerke Kaczerginski This collection contains personal papers of Shmerke Kaczerginski (1908-1954), former partisan and collector of Jewish music: i.d. documents, photographs, correspondence, manuscripts, and secondary sources such as clippings and publications about Kaczerginski’s life and work (includes Kaczerginski's book, "Destruction of Jewish Vilna", published in New York in 1947).
1092 RG-72.017M 2012.214 Boletín informativo de la Delegación de Asociaciones Israelitas Argentinas Contains an incomplete set of the serial titled: Boletin Informativo de la Delegacion de Asociaciones Israelitas Argentinas (D.A.I.A), published by D.A.I.A., in Buenos Aires, 1935- . One folder also contains newspaper clippings and articles from various Latin American newspapers concerning the 1992 terrorist bombing of the Israeli embassy in Buenos Aires.
1093 RG-72.018 2014.63.1 Fondo Dirección Nacional de Migraciones: Serie Certificado Consular de Identidad Immigration certificates issued by various Argentine consular offices abroad or the Argentine immigration authorities in Buenos Aires for entry into Argentina. The certificates include a portrait photograph of the applicant and the applicant's fingerprints. The records pertaining to Jewish applicants were selectively digitized in Buenos Aires at the Archivo Intermedio branch archive of the National Archives of Argentina. This is an ongoing project.
1094 RG-72.019 2012.216 Asociación Filantropica Israelita Contains membership card index of the Asociación Filantrópica Israelita (AFI), with ca. 20,000 names of Jewish refugees, mostly from Nazi Germany (including Nazi annexed Austria), who emigrated to Argentina between the years 1933 to 1939. Also includes the names and biographical data of a few Jewish refugees from Czechoslovakia, Hungary, Latvia, Poland, Romania, and other countries in Europe. The card index was periodically updated through the 1970s.
1095 RG-72.020M 2013.64 Consejo Nacional de Educación Contains administrative matters concerning German schools as well as Polish, Russian, Slovak, and Jewish schools in Buenos Aires and other provinces in Argentina. Investigation of teachers and school directors accused of pro-Nazi or Communist sentiments. Lists of teachers barred from teaching by the Anti-Argentine Activities Committee. Rehabilitation of teachers in 1944. Curriculum and text book suggestions and administrative matters concerning the German Kulturrat, the German Teachers Association and the German School Association in Argentina. Reports about Nazi propaganda taught in German schools in Argentina. Closing of schools and firing of teachers due to the spreading of Nazi ideology. Investigation of Jewish schools and firing of Jewish teachers. Reports about hostilities between German and Jewish communities and descriptions of antisemitic incidents.
1096 RG-74.002M 2008.14 Selected records from the Central State Archives of the Republic of Kazakhstan related to the evacuation to Kazakhstan during the Second World War II The collection contains copies of the archival records related to the evacuation of civilians to Kazakhstan during WWII that includes information about resettlement, employment and food supplies and medical assistance provided by the local authorities. This collection also includes records related to the special assistance given to foreign political immigrants (mostly members of the Communist Parties of the Nazi occupied countries) who were evacuated to Kazakhstan by the Soviet authorities.
1097 RG-74.003 2013.7 Selected records from the State Archives of the Karaganda Region, Kazakhstan Records related to the evacuation of civilians to Karaganda Region, Kazakhstan during World War II. Includes information about resettlement, employment and food supplies and medical assistance provided by the local authorities. This collection contains various lists of evacuees arriving to Karaganda from various regions of the former USSR: Communists and specialists arrived in Karaganda Region, persons arrived from the front line; the list of Polish citizens living in Karaganda Region, lists of Polish-Jewish citizens traveling to Poland; correspondence, statistics, reports, materials related to the settlement, education of the orphan children, and assistance given to Polish refugees, etc.
1098 RG-74.004 2015.345.1 Selected records from the State Archives of the Pavlodar Region, Kazakhstan related to evacuation of civilians in the former USSR Records related to the evacuation of civilians to Pavlodar Region, Kazakhstan during WWII that includes information about resettlement, employment and food supplies and medical assistance provided by the local authorities. This collection includes various lists of evacuees arriving to Pavlodar from various regions of the former USSR: Communists and specialists arrived in Pavlodar Region, persons arrived from the front line; the list of Polish citizens living in Pavlodar Region, lists of Polish-Jewish citizens traveling to Poland; correspondence, statistics, reports, materials related to the settlement, education of the orphan children, and assistance given to Polish refugees, etc.
1099 RG-74.005 2015.346.1 Selected records from the State Archives of the Akmolinsk Region, Kazakhstan related to evacuation of civilians in the former USSR Selected records related to the evacuation of civilians to the Akmolinsk region, Kazakhstan during WWII that includes information about resettlement, employment and food supplies and medical assistance provided by the local authorities. This collection also includes lists of evacuees, statistical reports, correspondence, list of evacuated communists, list of evacuated Polish citizens repatriated to Poland, and other nationalities.
1100 RG-74.006 2015.347.1 Selected records from the Archives of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan related to evacuation of civilians in the former USSR Reports, correspondence, statistical data, etc. related to the evacuation of civilians to Kazakhstan during WWII; includes information about resettlement, employment and food supplies and medical assistance provided by the local authorities. Also includes correspondence between the Communist Party and Soviet government officials, lists of evacuees who arrived to Kazakhstan from various regions of the former USSR.
1101 RG-75.002M 2007.133 Registration cards of Jewish refugees in Tashkent, Uzbekistan during WWII The collection contains 156,000 registration cards of Jewish refugees who arrived in Tashkent and were registered in February 1942. These registration cards list only those who came directly to Tashkent and then went to different localities in Uzbekistan. The card catalogue does not include those who arrived at other localities within the Uzbek Republic as well as significant number of Jews and non-Jews who came to Tashkent after February 1942 - including people joining their family in Uzbekistan from other parts of Soviet Union.
1102 RG-76.002 2009.253 Selected records from the Vatican Archive collections Contains records from pontifical representatives, the Congregation for Extraordinary Ecclesiastical Affairs, and the archive of the Vatican’s Secretary of State. Includes records representing the Vatican communications with Church representatives in numerous countries, as well as materials from Secretary of State Eugenio Pacelli, later Pius XII.
1103 RG-76.003 2012.1 Archivio della Delegazione Apostolica in Gerusalemme e Palestina Contains records of the Archive of the Apostolic Delegation in Jerusalem and Palestine. Includes newspaper clippings, reports and correspondence relating to the Chief Rabbis of Palestine, A.J. Kook and Isaac Herzog; His Excellency Most Reverend, Archbishop of Amsea, Rev. Gustavo Testa; Dr. Chaim Weizman, and others.
1104 RG-76.004 2012.2 Archivio della Nunziatura Apostolica in Parigi Contains records of the Apostolic Nuncio in Paris relating to foreign political affairs. Includes hanwritten notes, correspondence, newspaper clippings and other materials of Mons. Valerio Valeri, Apostolic Nuncio to France in Paris.
1105 RG-76.005 2012.3 Archivio della Nunziatura Apostolica in Vienna Contains a telegram, letters and posters sent to Gaetano Cicognani, Apostolic Nuncio in Vienna (1935-1938) and to Pope XI, from Josef Moses Krumer, as well includes Krumer's three published books in Hebrew relating to his predictions of catastrophe for the Jewish people.
1106 RG-79.001 2007.140 Selected records pertaining to Jews in Albania Contains excerpts from many files of the Albanian Central Archive collections. The contents are records about Jews in Albania before, during and after the Second World War. Some of the varied topics are: taxation of Jews vs. non-Jews; information on the Jewish community in various localities; governmental decisions regarding Jews; Jews in trade and commerce; demographic and census statistics; petitions made by Jews and resulting decisions; name lists of foreign citizens resident in Albania, including Jews holding foreign citizenship; correspondence with James McDonald of League of Nations concerning his request for permission to settle German Jewish immigrants in Albania; other correspondence with League of Nations; correspondence concerning individual European Jews desiring to immigrate to Albania; residence permits for foreign Jews; lists of Jews living in various Albanian town... s and cities; correspondence with Italian consulate and others about aid from the Hebrew committee in New York for 500 Jewish families in Albania; decrees about monthly tourist visas for Jews seeking entry into Albania; requests of Jews seeking travel to or from Italy, wartime regulations concerning foreigners in Albania; illegal employment of Jews; and a postwar request of Israel for repatriation of Jews in Albania.
1107 RG-81.001M 2009.32 Selected records from the National Library of Morocco Contains mostly regulations, correspondence, reports and the like, compiled by French authorities in Morocco. Main topics are: legislation related to Jews; Moroccan and Algerian laws concerning Jews; professions prohibited to Jews (1941-1942 records); records on taxes levied on the Jewish community (1940-1945); decrees concerning nationality and citizenship of Jews; 1930-1935 tax matters related to the Jewish community; Jewish cemeteries; Jewish life in Fez; German activity in Morocco before and during the war including notes of the DAP (Deutsche Arbeitspartei); activities in the Spanish zone of Morocco; and German propaganda aimed towards Muslims. The collection also contains periodicals. Titles of the periodicals ( bulk 1925-1945) include: Annales nord Marocaines, Bulletin de l’association des anciens eleve de l’alliance Israelite Rabat, Noar, Revue des etudes islamiques, L’avenir ... illustre, L’univers Israelite: journal des conservations du judaisme, and (1864-1913) Bulletin de l’alliance Israelite.
1108 RG-83.001M 2009.218 Savez Napretkovih Zadruga-Sarajevo (Fond DRGP) Contains documents relating to the inventory of Jewish shops in the Independent State of Croatia. They encompass records of both the State Agency for Economic Renewal (Državno ravnateljstvo za gospodarsku ponovu) in Zagreb and the Union of “Napredak” Cooperatives in Sarajevo, Banja Luka, and Osijek.
1109 RG-83.002M 2009.219 Državno ravnateljstvo za gospodarsku ponovu-podružnica Osijek (Fond DRGP) Contains primarily of records of the Office for Nationalization. It includes lists of Jewish property, correspondence and decrees issued by the State Treasury regarding the confiscation of Jewish property in Osijek and other localities, appeals by local Jews, and inspections of confiscated property and businesses.
1110 RG-83.003M 2009.220 Državno ravnateljstvo za gospodarsku ponovu-podružnica Sarajevo (Fond DRGP) Consists primarily of decrees issued by the State Treasury regarding the confiscation of Jewish property in Sarajevo. Also included are correspondence regarding the confiscation of Jewish property, appeals by local Jews, and inspections of the confiscated property and businesses.
1111 RG-83.009 2015.2 Selected records from the Archives of the Tuzla Canton, Bosnia and Herzegovina This collection contains selected records related to the prewar, wartime, and immediate postwar history of the Jewish communities of the Tuzla region in Bosnia and Herzegovina. The collection includes selected records of the local administration (councils, Regional People's Committee etc.), judicial bodies (courts), and educational organizations (public schools, trade and technical schools) providing information about individual Jews and Jewish families residing in the Tuzla region. Among the records are personal files of local Jews applying for the restitution of the property confiscated by the Ustasha regime during WWII, records related to the assistance provided by the local administration to Jewish families after WWII, and the nationalization of the property left by the local Jews who immigrated to Israel. This collection also includes a large number of school records (personal files... , registry books etc.) of Jewish students attending local public, trade and technical schools; industrial plans of the first Bosnian factory of spirits and lists of its employees; bank records (Privilegirte Landesbank Tuzla, Poljoprivredne agrarna banka Beograd-Filijala Tuzla and Hipotekarna banka Tuzla), and dossiers (applications) of converts from Judaism to Islam.
1112 RG-83.010 2016.8.1 Selected records of the Jewish communities of the Travnik kanton Selected records of the Jewish communities of theTravnik kanton in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Includes selected records of Jewish properties and the local schools (public and Catholic) related to individual Jews and Jewish families residing in the Travnik and Travnik kanton before, during and after World War II. The collection also includes records from the personal archival collection of Anton Pelić, with a large number of postcards and photographs of private buildings (houses, synagogue, shops, small factories etc.) owned and occupied by Jewish families in Travnik before WWII.
1113 RG-86.001 2010.243 Selected records from the National Archives of Tunisia Contains records of the Jewish community of Tunisia pertaining to the spoliation of its members by the German authorities from December 1942 to April 1943 and subsequent efforts to recover confiscated assets. These records include reports detailing the chronology and extent of the spoliation of Jews in Tunisia by the SS as well as the attempt by the French colonial authorities from 1944 to 1947 to compel the Jewish community to compensate its own members for damages wrought upon them by the Germans. The most significant document in this group of records attests to the destruction of the so-called ‘Jewish census’ ordered by the Vichy authorities in 1941 as well as the asset declarations filed by each individual member of the Jewish community before they were Aryanized and expropriated.
1114 RG-87.001 2010.195 Selected records from the National Archives of Malta This collection contains records relating to the Jewish Community of Malta, such as birth and marriage certificates, applications for passports and permission to travel, immigration to Malta, internment, and travel from Palestine.
1115 RG-88.001M 2011.100 Miscellaneous records relating to Ethno-National Questions-Section on the Jewish People of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan Contains cables and reports exchanged between the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan and overseas embassies and consulates regarding how to deal with Jewish refugees. Also includes a file on Far Eastern Jewish Conference reports, 1938-1940, name lists of Jewish refugees who migrated to certain prefectures as well as reports about the life of Jewish refugees in Kobe. Contains original visa lists and “Declarations of Aliens Entering Japan” as well as a “Report of Issuance of Passports and Visas by the Japanese Embassies to Foreign People from Parts of Europe, 1940 – January 1942." The collection includes declarations from Japanese consulates in Latvia, Lithuania (original Chiune Sugihara lists), Finland, and the Czech Republic (also original lists compiled by Sugihara during his second posting after Kaunas). The declarations were filled out by hand by Jewish refugees from various parts ... of Europe such as Vienna, Austria and include the applicant’s original picture. Visa lists feature non-Jewish refugees among Jewish refugees. The documentation also features supplementary official documentation in the Japanese language.
1116 RG-89.001 2012.7 Selected records from the National Archives of Ireland Contains selected records from the National Archives of Ireland including records of the Department of Foreign Affairs, Department of Foreign Affairs Secretary's Office, Department of Justice, and the Department of the Taoiseach (Prime Minister). These records include reports of the German Legation in Berlin and the High Commissioners Office, London and relate to policy regarding immigration and refugees, the situation in Germany, lists of visas, visa applications, and the Irish Co-ordinating Committee for Refugees.

 

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