Žydų geto policija

  • Jüdische Ghetto Polizei
  • Jewish Ghetto Police
Identifier
F. R-973
Language of Description
English
Dates
15 Aug 1941 - 30 Nov 1943
Level of Description
Fonds
Languages
  • German
  • Lithuanian
  • Polish
  • Russian
  • Yiddish
Scripts
  • Cyrillic
  • Hebrew
  • Latin
Source
EHRI

Extent and Medium

3 subfonds and 1036 files. The files are microfilmed.

Creator(s)

Acquisition

USHMM: "Records originally in the Vilnius Jewish Museum".

Scope and Content

This collection contains various documents covering different aspects of Jewish life in the ghetto.

USHMM: "Records of the Kovno Jewish ghetto administration and police".

Various kinds of documents from the Kaunas (Kovno) ghetto period, from the ghetto’s establishment on August 1941 until November 1943. Lists of prisoners, lists of arrested people, lists of prisoners sent to Ryga forced labour camps, various registration lists/books of prisoners in the ghetto, reports and orders of the chief of the ghetto police, documents concerning forced labour and Jewish workers in labour camps in Kaunas and in the region, list of policemen in the ghetto, lists of the members of Judenrat (Jewish Council), requests from prisoners, permissions issued by the chief of the police and the chief of Judenrat, information about everyday life in the ghetto and about sanitary conditions and diseases, list of prisoners killed in the Ninth Fort, documents related to Jewish property, lists of confiscated property, etc.

Existence and Location of Copies

  • USHMM RG-26.014M

Publication Note

Žirikova Galina, Lietuvos centrinio valstybės archyvo fondai: holokausto Lietuvoje tyrimo šaltinis (The Collections of the State Archive of Lithuania: a Source of Research on the Holocaust in Lithuania), Vilnius: Valstybinis Vilniaus Gaono Žydų Muziejus, 2011.

Holokausto ekspozicijos katalogas/Catalogue of the Holocaust Exhibition, compiled by Neringa Latvytė-Gustaitienė, Milda Jakulytė-Vasil, Valstybinis Vilniaus Gaono žydų muziejus, Vilnius, 2011.

Archivist Note

Entry added by VV on 29 July 2013, based on Žirikova Galina, Lietuvos centrinio valstybės archyvo fondai: holokausto Lietuvoje tyrimo šaltinis (The Collections of the State Archive of Lithuania: a Source of Research on the Holocaust in Lithuania), Vilnius: Valstybinis Vilniaus Gaono Žydų Muziejus, 2011.

Additional information written by Neringa based on survey and information provided by LCVA.

Entry updated by Neringa on 18 March 2015.