Language of Description: English
Held By: Archiwum Państwowe w Katowicach
  1. Rada Starszych Żydowskiej Gminy Wyznaniowej w Dąbrowie Górniczej

    • Aeltestenrat der jüdischen Kultusgemeinde in Dombrowa
    • Committee of the Jewish Community Organization in Dąbrowa

    This record group contains information about the organization of the communities, reports on the work of the financial and social welfare divisions of the organization, various compilations of statistics and budgets, lists of names of people working in the Jewish community organizations, and materials on employment and work among the Jews.

  2. Sąd Specjalny w Katowicach

    • Sondergericht Kattowitz
    • Special Court in Katowice

    The collection contains the files of the criminal cases investigated by the court refer to common offences and those committed in violation of German war legislation, including theft, fencing, illegal slaughter (including ritual slaughter for the needs of the Jewish community), crimes defined as defiling the German race (Rassenschande), possession of firearms, listening to the radio, and other misdemeanours; these files include several dozen criminal cases against Jews in the Silesia region.

  3. Bank Drezdeński Filia w Katowicach

    • Dresdner Bank Filiale Kattowitz
    • Dresden Bank, Katowice Branch

    The collection contains information on accounts belonging to Jews, reports on liquidation of Polish and Jewish economic institutions, information on Jewish firms under German trustee administration, information on liquidation and expropriation of assets in Jewish accounts, and files of firms employing Jews, including those in the ghetto in Sosnowiec

  4. Prezydent Policji w Sosnowcu

    • Der Polizeipräsident in Sosnowitz
    • President of the Police in Sosnowiec

    The collection contains extensive statistical and demographic data, and documents on religious matters such as the fate of the cemetery, as well as an accurate list of Jewish prayer houses, forced labour, the introduction of the curfew, correspondence regarding arrests and deportations of Jews to the camps, lists of the names of those arrested in the Sosnowiec and Będzin ghettos, a map of the Czeladź ghetto, documents regarding the liquidation of the ghetto in August 1943, and police situation reports.

  5. Rejencja Katowicka

    • Regierung Kattowitz
    • Katowice Regional Administration

    The collection contains large quantities of information on the fate of the Jews, such as statistics; public identification (oznakowanie); special transportation regulations; forced labour; the prescript to add the first names Israel and Sara; matters connected with the ghettos in Sosnowiec, Będzin, Dąbrowa and Czeladź; expropriation and administration of Jewish property (assets, land, businesses); Jewish cemeteries; and police documents and reports on the action to “cleanse the lands of the Region of Jews” and many others.