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Selected records of the Holocaust collection: Postwar testimonies and Jewish Social Mutual files (RG VII-123)

Document | Digitized | Accession Number: 2012.217 | RG Number: RG-68.151M

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    Contains approximately 922 survivor testimonies of Holocaust survivors collected by the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee in Bucharest, Romania immediately after WWII, in April or early May 1945, and original files of the Zespół Żydowska Samopomoc Społeczna (Jüdische Soziale Selbsthilfe; Jewish Social Mutual Assistance), related to the Jewish communities in Poland: Bobowa, Bychawa, Busko, Cyców, Dąbrowa Tarnowska, Ropczyce, Rudnik, and Uniejów.
    inclusive:  1940-1945
    Bartow, Omar. Testimonies as Historical Evidane: Reconstructing the Holocaust from Below.

    Physical Details

    8,369 digital images : PNG ; 620 MB.
    4 microfilm reels ; 16 mm.
    System of Arrangement
    Arranged in two series: Series 1.Testimonies (File 1-6), 2,145 pages; and Series 2: Records of Jewish communities (File 10-17): Bobowa (File 10); Bychawa (File 11); Busko (File 12); Cyców (File 13); Dąbrowa Tarnowska (File 14); Ropczyce (File 15); Rudnik (File 16); Uniejów (File 17).

    Rights & Restrictions

    Conditions on Access
    This material can only be accessed in a Museum reading room or other on-campus viewing stations. No other access restrictions apply to this material.
    Conditions on Use
    Duplication and publication of documents/microfilm reels or digital images for third parties require the written permission of the Lavon Institute for Labour Research.

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    Administrative Notes

    Source of acquisition is the Makhon le-ḥeḳer tenuʻat ha-ʻavodah ʻa. sh. Pinḥas Lavon (Pinhas Lavon Institute for Labour Movement Research), RG VII-123, Israel. The orginal collection consists of 130 files of miscellaneous material of different provenance and varying relevance. The USHMM has reproduced 17 files. The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Archives received the filmed collection via the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum International Archival Programs Division in 2012.
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