Announcements and orders Obwieszczenia i zarządzenia władz okupacynych (Sygn. 241)

Language of Description
Alt. Identifiers
  • 2009.142
  • RG-15.149
1 Jan 1939 - 31 Dec 1945
Level of Description
  • Polish
  • German
EHRI Partner

Extent and Medium

620 digital images, PDF


Archival History

Żydowski Instytut Historyczny im. Emanuela Ringelbluma


Forms part of the Claims Conference International Holocaust Documentation Archive at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. This archive consists of documentation whose reproduction and/or acquisition was made possible with funding from the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany.

Source of acquisition is the Żydowski Instytut Historyczny im. Emanuela Ringelbluma (ŻIH), Poland, Sygn.241. The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Archives received the collection from ŻIH via the United States Holocaust Museum International Archives Project in July 2009.

Scope and Content

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.

System of Arrangement

Arranged by a place of issue: File 1. Berlin; File 2-15, Częstochowa; File 16, Dębica; File 17-21, Falenica; File 22, Generalna Dyrekcja Kolei Wschodnich (General Director of the Ostbahn); File 23, no place (General Gouverneur); File 24, No poster; File 25, Łódź (Litzmannstadt); File 26-193, Kraków (Krakau), File 194-201, Lublin; File 202-218, Lwów (Lemberg); File 219, Łódź (Litzmannstadt); File 220, Ostrów Mazowiecka; File 221-226, Otwock; File 227, Płock; File 228, Przemyśl; File 229-238, Radom; File 239, Piotrków Trybunalski (Petrikau); File 240-248, Radom; File 249, Skierniewice; File 250 Rzeszów; File 251-255, Sanok; File 256, Sokołów; File 257-260, Tarnów; File 261, Tomaszów Mazowiecki; File 262-267, Warszawa (Warschau); File 268, Kraków (Krakau); File 269-270, Zawiercie; 271 Lwów (Lemberg); File 272 no place (signed by Hans Frank, Proclamation of GG); File 273, no place (signed by Hans Frank); File 274, Warszawa (Warschau); File 275-276 Kraków (Krakau); File 277-600, Łódź (Litzmannstadt) (File 374, no poster).

Conditions Governing Reproduction

Copyright Holder: Żydowski Instytut Historyczny im. Emanuela Ringelbluma


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