Latvian Central State Historical Archive (Rīga) records
These records contain information about the concentration of Latvian Jews in ghettos; the persecution of Jews and of Roma and Sinti; the mass killing of Jews; the confiscation of Jewish property; the utilization of Jewish labor; the coerced sterilization of Jews; guidelines for handling the Jewish question in the occupied East; the monitoring of groups including religious groups, Jews, and Roma and Sinti; mixed marriages; school attendance by Jews and Mischlinge; the activities of partisans; collaboration by Latvians; and the activities of various police forces. Included are situation and activity reports from Gebietskommissare including those of Riga, Daugavpils, Liebau, and Jelgava and Ortskommandature including those of Rezekne, Rossiten, and Riga; maps showing “judenfrei” areas and Salaspils and Valmiera camps; Organisation Todt; as well as information about the ghettos in Riga, Liebau, Kaunas, and other localities; the activities of the 25th Latvian Schutzmannschaftsbataillon in Latvia and Weissruthenien (Byelorussia); the Arajs Kommando; concentration camps in Salaspils and Valmiera; the large-scale anti-partisan operations “Winterzauber” and “Heinrich;” the Extraordinary Commission to Investigate German-Fascist Crimes Committed on Soviet Territory; and the Orthodox church in the Baltic region.
2,398 files : JPEG ; 6.24 GB.
39 microfilm reels ; 16 mm.
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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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