Union of Jewish Fighters for Lithuanian Independence (Fond 593)
Extent and Medium
8,990 digital images,
The Union members were Jewish people, former soldiers who served in the Lithuanian army in 1918-1923, and participated in the battles for Lithuanian independence. The Union organized for its members clubs, courses, companies, sports and artistic circles, lectures, published and distributed publications, provideed its members with legal and medical assistance, and defended their rights, organized excursions, maintained contacts with other organizations.
Source of acquisition is the Lietuvos centrinis valstybės archyvas (Lithuanian Central State Archives), Fond. 593. The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum received the filmed collection via the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum International Archival Programs Division in 2014.
System of Arrangement
Arranged in two series: 1. Šiauliai city sections; 2. Kaunas city sections. Organized chronologically.
Conditions Governing Access
No restrictions on access
Conditions Governing Reproduction
Copyright Holder: Lietuvos centrinis valstybės archyvas