Vinnitsa Oblast Archive records
34 microfilm reels, 35 mm
Derz︠h︡avnyĭ arkhiv Vinnyt︠s︡ʹkoï oblasti
Source of acquisition is the Derz︠h︡avnyĭ arkhiv Vinnyt︠s︡ʹkoï oblasti (Vinnitsa Oblast Archive), Ukraine.The records were created by Romanian and German authorities in the course of the Romanian occupation of the region and were left in the Vinnytsia oblast area when the authorities retreated. They were probably used by Soviet security agencies prior to being transferred to the Vinnytsia State Oblast Archive, from which USHMM acquired them.
This collection contains various types of documents relating to the registration of Jews and Roma and Sinti; the confiscation, plundering, and disposition of Jewish property; labor policies regarding local-hire employees in agriculture and industry; anti-partisan activities; the registration of taxpayers; the ghettoization of Jews; the requirement to wear the Star of David; medical conditions in the ghettos; and aid to Romanian Jews from the Federation of Romanian Jews (Central Evreilor Bucharest). Included are name lists of Jews in forced labor, Jews working in civil administration offices, and Jews forced to pay special taxes.
Arrangement is thematic.
Copyright Holder: Derz︠h︡avnyĭ arkhiv Vinnyt︠s︡ʹkoï oblasti