Official documentation, memoirs and letters from the Holocaust Period collected by the Museum "Jews in Latvia"

O.80 Holocaust Documentation
Language of Description
1941 - 1945
Level of Description

Scope and Content

The Collection includes letters from Red Army soldiers sent from the front during 1941-1945, and memoirs of former Soviet prisoners regarding Salaspils, Kaiserwald and Stutthof camps; testimonies and memoirs regarding the Riga Ghetto life and Salaspils camp life; excerpts from Latvian newspapers, from the 1990s, regarding the murder of the Jews of Latvia and the perpetuation of the memory of the murdered Jews of Latvia; diagram of the large Riga Ghetto and the small Riga Ghetto, and a diagram of Salaspils camp.

Existence and Location of Originals

  • Muzejs "Ebreji Latvijā"

Existence and Location of Copies

  • Yad Vashem

Rules and Conventions

EHRI Guidelines for Description v.1.0

Corporate Bodies