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Language of Description: English
  1. P.3 -Isaac Weissman Archive: Documentation of the World Jewish Congress (WJC) in Lisbon

    P.3 -Yitzchak Weisman Archive: Documentation of the World Jewish Congress (WJC) in Lisbon Isaac Weissman was the WJC representative in Lisbon; he was active in providing assistance to refugees and participating in rescue operations. This Record Group includes Weissman's correspondence from Portugal with the WJC office in New York, diplomatic representatives in Portugal and private individuals and other organizations, 1942-1967.

  2. O.39 - Collection of memoirs written by survivors as part of a competition held by Yad Vashem, 1957

    O.39 - Collection of memoirs written by survivors as part of a competition held by Yad Vashem, 1957 In 1957 the Yad Vashem administration held an essay competition in which participants were to write about their personal experiences during the Holocaust. The collection includes 200 of these essays.

  3. P.19 Collection of Carl Lutz, Swiss Diplomat and Righteous Among the Nations, 1935-1970

    • ארכיון יד ושם / Yad Vashem Archives
    • 4019608
    • English, Hebrew
    • 1935-1970
    • Paper, 39 files Survey report Letter Research article Personal documents List of names Album Passport Newspaper clippings Photograph Official documentation

    P.19 Collection of Carl Lutz, Swiss Diplomat and Righteous Among the Nations, 1935-1970 Carl Lutz (1895-1975) was the Swiss Vice Consul in Jaffa, Eretz Israel, 1935-1941, and in Budapest, Hungary, 1942-1945. Following the German occupation of Hungary, 1944, he was extremely active in rescuing Jews with United States, British, Romanian, El Salvadorian and other citizenships, as well as on behalf of those with certificates to make aliya to Eretz Israel. - The collection was submitted to Yad Vashem in 1981, through the generosity of Agnes Hirschi, Lutz's adopted daughter; - The collection is c...

  4. The Zorach Warhaftig Collection: Documentation of rescue and aid extended to refugees who escaped from Poland and Lithuania to Japan, 1939-1990

    The Zorach Warhaftig Archive includes much documentation regarding the condition of the Jews of Poland and Lithuania at the outbreak of World War II, and especially documentation related to aid to refugees through the obtaining of visas to Japan, 1939-1941. The documentation includes letters, telegrams, reports and lists of those refugees and survivors who sought visas. The Record Group also includes documents, letters and other documentation regarding Warhaftig's activities in assisting the refugees and survivors after the Holocaust and his diverse activity in commemorating the Holocaust.

  5. O.71- Koniuchowsky Collection: Testimonies Regarding the Holocaust of Lithuanian Jewry, 1945-1981

    O.71- Koniuchowsky Collection: Testimonies Regarding the Holocaust of Lithuanian Jewry, 1945-1981 Leyb Koniuchowsky was born in Lithuania on 18 November 1910. An engineer by profession, he resided in Kaunas (Kovno). During the German occupation he lived in the Kaunas Ghetto and worked there until his escape. He found shelter in a bunker at a farmer's home where he remained until the liberation of Lithuania by the Red Army in 1944. From 1944-46, he wandered through the war battered towns of Lithuania, collecting testimonies from the few Jews that survived. The testimonies focus on the exterm...

  6. The Mecker Collection: Letters and newspaper clippings from the"Forverts"newspaper published in New York regarding the search for relatives, 1940-1951

    Included in the documentation in the Collection: Letters from readers from all over the world received by Mecker between 1940 and 1951; requests for help in locating relatives, emigration or financial aid from Jewish refugees and Holocaust survivors; articles written by Holocaust survivors who had emigrated to the United States during the 1940's, describing their integration in their new country; newspaper clippings containing testimonies regarding the destruction of Jewish communities in Europe that were published during and after the war, including advertisements for missing relatives and...

  7. R.2 - National Socialist Party documentation from the Gau Wien (Vienna District), 1938-1945

    R.2 - National Socialist Party documentation from the Gau Wien (Vienna District), 1938-1945 NSDAP Gau Wien was established in 1926. The last Gauleiter (District Director) before the annexation of Austria to Germany was Dr. Leopold Tavs, who was appointed to this position in 1937. On 22 May 1938, after the Anschluss, when all the institutions in Austria, including the Nazi institutions were reorganized, SS-Standartenführer Odilo Globocnik was given that position. He was removed from his job after suspicions of corruption on his part arose, and Josef Bürckel was appointed in his place on 31 J...

  8. The Simon Brückheimer Collection regarding the Jewish communities in Bavaria and the Kristallnacht riots throughout Germany, 1904-1967

    The Collection contains information regarding the various communities in Bavaria which were affected by the Kristallnacht riots.

  9. Documentation of the People's Court in Bulgaria, 1944-1945

    The Seventh Panel of the People's Court dealt with accusations against those who had been responsible for the anti-Jewish policy during the war and its implementation. Among those tried were Commissariat for Jewish Questions (KEV) officials, guards, the staff in the forced labor camps and others. There are 12 files in the Record Group, each one of which contains documentation regarding one day's court sitting. The files were adjudicated between 16 March 1945 (Court Sitting Number 9) and 31 March 1945 (Court Sitting Number 20).

  10. Hlavnoslúžnovský úrad v Leviciach

    • Chief Constable´s Office in Levice
    • Főszolgabíroi hivatal Léva

    The fonds contains documents pertaining to the Jews living in villages in part of the district that was annexed to the Hungarian Kingdom. These documents include data on the dissolution of Jewish societies and the removal of the city physician in Levice from 1938. Files of 1939 then document the restrictions on the businesses of Jewish merchants after the adoption of the Second Jewish Law. The fonds also contains many appeals and rejections of requests for the return of business licenses. Besides that, there are also documents about the police surveillance of Jewish traders and the confisca...

  11. Bessarabian National Education Directorate

    • Directoratul Ȋnvaţǎmîntului şi Cultelor şi instituţiile subordinate
    • Бессарабский директориат народного образования
    • Bessarabskiy direktoriat narodnogo obrazovaniya

    Documents from the Rîşcani Jewish pro-gymnasium “Tarbut” in Bălţi county: list of teachers in 1920 academic year; documents of the Reni pro-gymnasium; documents of the German pro-gymnasium owned by Werner in the Sarata village in Akkermansky county; documents of the Taruta German gymnasium in Akkerman county; documents of the Tighina male real gymnasium et al.

  12. Bessarabian National Education Directorate

    • Directoratul Ȋnvaţǎmîntului şi Cultelor şi instituţiile subordinate
    • Бессарабский директориат народного образования
    • Bessarabskiy direktoriat narodnogo obrazovaniya

    Documents of the 4th male gymnasium in Chişinău for 1917-1922 academic years: students' report cards; statements for the payment of salaries to teachers; minutes of meetings of the pedagogical council; minutes of meetings of the examination commissions; schedule exams for students of private Jewish gymnasiums; certificates of graduation (including certificates issued to Yitzchak Alterman, to David Weinberg, to Moses Goldstein, to Ioyl Fihtman, to Srul Holovaty, to Aron Orinshteyn, to Benjamin Perelman, to Nuhim Weinstein, to Jacob Wexler, to Branagh Goldstein, to Maria Glazer, to Ber Greenb...

  13. Bessarabian National Education Directorate

    • Directoratul Ȋnvaţǎmîntului şi Cultelor şi instituţiile subordinate
    • Бессарабский директориат народного образования
    • Bessarabskiy direktoriat narodnogo obrazovaniya

    Petitions of different persons about placing their children to various gymnasiums; students' graduation certificates; Wartheim's petition to place his son to the gymnasium; Kreimer's petition to place his son Gersh to the gymnasium; examination sheets in various subjects et al.

  14. Tighina Town Hall

    • Primăria oraşului Tighina
    • Тигинская городская примария
    • Tiginskaya gorodskaya primariya

    Monograph 'City of Tigina' dated 1939; census of the city’s population by districts and streets; personal files and lists of employees at the city hall, correspondence about mobilization of transport; checking those employees who remained in Bessarabia under the Soviet power; inventory of property transferred to the state from departed persons, etc.

  15. Notársky úrad v Štúrove (1874 – 1945)

    • Notary Office in Štúrovo (1874-1945)
    • Jegyzőségi hivatal Párkány

    The preserved content of the fonds is very fragmented. The fonds contains a list of associations in the Štúrovo district, merchants' records. It also contains an inventory of Jewish district residents and lists of Jewish real estates have been preserved.

  16. Tighina Town Hall

    • Primăria oraşului Tighina
    • Тигинская городская примария
    • Tiginskaya gorodskaya primariya

    Correspondence on administrative issues and the issuing certificates of Romanian citizenship to the residents of the town of Tigina' petitions by the residents of the county to become members of the organization of the “National Revival Front”; citizenship of the residents of the town of Tigina; correspondence with the Tigina police on the provision of material assistance to the families repressed by the Soviet authorities; reports of the Tighina police about the trustworthiness of individuals; lists of persons, repressed by Soviet power; the case of the issuance of passports to the residen...

  17. Župné mesto Nové Zámky (1939 - 1944)

    • Érsekújvár megyei város

    In the fragmentary fonds, it is possible to find traders' records, records pertaining to business restrictions, revisions and withdrawals of Jewish concessions and trades. The fonds also contains documents on the aryanization of the mill and Jewish shops. The fonds contains also inventories of Jewish property, documents pertaining to the confiscation of Jewish homes and shops, as well as to a ban on Jews attending public baths. There is also a decree defining the streets of the ghetto preserved in the fonds. The fonds also contains a list of books from the town library that remained with Je...

  18. Tighina Town Hall

    • Primăria oraşului Tighina
    • Тигинская городская примария
    • Tiginskaya gorodskaya primariya

    Administrative documents of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Romania, of the Bessarabian governorship, of the Prefecture of Tighina district and other higher authorities on administrative and organizational issues; resolutions and orders of the City hall, minutes of meetings of the city council; documents on the preparation for elections to the Romanian parliament; statistical information on the economic and cultural situation in the city; affairs on renting out commercial premises and land plots to residents of the city; on issuing permits for the right to trade, building and renovating...

  19. Ismail district prefecture and its subordinated preturas and town halls

    • Judeţul Ismail: prefecturile judeţene, subprefecturile plaselor/preturilor şi comunele subordinate
    • Примарии сел Измаильского уезда
    • Primarii sel Izmail'skogo uyezda

    Orders and directives of the Ministry of the Interior on the accounting of property left from the residents evacuated to the Eastern regions of the USSR; orders for the surveillance of religious sects; orders and directives on mobilization for labor duties; correspondence on verification of “trustworthiness” of the residents; correspondence on taxation procedures; guidelines for the restoration of nationality records; registration cards of those deported by the Soviet authorities, etc. The fund contains the following groups of items: Town hall of Giurgiulesti village (1941-1944); Town hall ...

  20. Bessarabian Regional Police Inspectorate. Comrat Police Station

    • Inspectoratul Regional de Poliție al Basarabiei. Comrat
    • Бессарабский областной инспекториат полиции. Комратский комиссариат полиции
    • Bessarabskiy oblastnoy inspektoriat politsii. Komratskiy komissariat politsii

    Correspondence with the Bessarabian regional police department and Tighina police inspectorate about prosecuting people accused of underground activities; correspondence about persecuting people suspected in communist activities; personal files of the communists; correspondence about the measures against the underground and partisan movement; list of individuals accused of communist activities, etc.