Selected records from the State Archives of the Vinnytsia Region related to the history of the Jewish communities before WWII
Contains a variety of records of the Soviet governmental and Communist Party regional administration on Jewish communities of the Vinnytsia region. Included are statistical information, family lists, documents about schools and reading rooms, the promotion of literacy and vocational training, bylaws of Jewish religious communities, files on Jews who appealed for the reinstatement of their electoral rights, files of Jewish owners of businesses, and inventories of synagogues and prayer houses. The collection also includes records of the Jewish Community Committee (Evobshestkom) for the relief of victims of pogroms, as well as records of the Jewish communities of Mogilev-Podolskiy and Gaisin. Accretion in 2018 include investigations and trials records pertaining to local Jews who were accused by the Soviet authorities in various crimes, e.g. membership in the Zionist organizations, anti-Communist, anti-Soviet political activities, espionage, attempts for illegal crossing of the Soviet border etc.
307,914 digital images : JPEG ; 712 GB.
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- Forms part of the Claims Conference International Holocaust Documentation Archive at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. This archive consists of documentation whose reproduction and/or acquisition was made possible with funding from the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany.
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