Selected records of the Holocaust collection: Postwar testimonies and Jewish Social Mutual files (RG VII-123)

Language of Description
Alt. Identifiers
  • 2012.217
  • RG-68.151M
1 Jan 1940 - 31 Dec 1945
Level of Description
  • Polish
  • Hungarian
  • German
  • French
  • English
EHRI Partner

Extent and Medium

8,369 digital images, PNG

4 microfilm reels, 16 mm

Archival History

Makhon le-ḥeḳer tenuʻat ha-ʻavodah ʻa. sh. Pinḥas Lavon


Source of acquisition is the Makhon le-ḥeḳer tenuʻat ha-ʻavodah ʻa. sh. Pinḥas Lavon (Pinhas Lavon Institute for Labour Movement Research), RG VII-123, Israel. The orginal collection consists of 130 files of miscellaneous material of different provenance and varying relevance. The USHMM has reproduced 17 files. The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Archives received the filmed collection via the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum International Archival Programs Division in 2012.

Scope and Content

Contains approximately 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.

System of Arrangement

Arranged in two series: Series 1.Testimonies (File 1-6), 2,145 pages; and Series 2: Records of Jewish communities (File 10-17): Bobowa (File 10); Bychawa (File 11); Busko (File 12); Cyców (File 13); Dąbrowa Tarnowska (File 14); Ropczyce (File 15); Rudnik (File 16); Uniejów (File 17).

Conditions Governing Reproduction

Copyright Holder: Makhon le-ḥeḳer tenuʻat ha-ʻavodah ʻa. sh. Pinḥas Lavon

Corporate Bodies



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