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Criminal police records on homosexuals

Document | Accession Number: 2009.3 | RG Number: RG-14.093M

Contains records of the Kripoleitstelle (Criminal Police) on gays and lesbians. Includes 948 files of investigations on individuals for "suspicion of homosexual activity" and other crimes under Nazi law such as Rassenschande ("race defilement"). These records were originally archived as “General Prisoners,” but mostly concern gays and lesbians. Part of a larger series of Kripoleitstelle records concerning investigation and persecution of various minority groups (see RG-14.094).

Date
1939-1945  (inclusive)
Language
German
Extent
37,854 digital images : JPEG ; 216 GB .
29 microfilm reels ; 35 mm.
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection
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Record last modified: 2018-07-13 14:23:34
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