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Centralny Komitet Żydów Polskich (CKŻP). Wydział Oświaty (Sygn. 303/IX/649)

Document | Digitized | Accession Number: 2000.123 | RG Number: RG-15.085M

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    Sygnatura 101/IX, File 649 consists of 7619 index cards of the Jewish children registered by the Centralny Komitet Żydów w Polsce (CKŻP), Wydział Oświaty (Central Committee of Jews in Poland. Department of Education) after World War II.
    Alternate Title
    Central Jewish Committee in Poland, Department of Education
    inclusive:  1945-1950
    Credit Line
    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.
    Collection Creator
    Centralny Komitet ?ydów Polskich. Wydzia? O?wiaty
    The Centralny Komitet Żydów w Polsce, CKŻP (Central Committee of Jews in Poland) was the most prominent official Jewish institution in Poland following the Holocaust. CKŻP attended to the needs of Jews from fall 1944 until 1950. It sponsored a variety of programs, providing food, shelter, education, medical assistance, cultural activities, and employment services and vocational training. The CKŻP also supervised the repatriation of Jews from the Soviet Union and assisted with legal emigration. A government-funded body, it was supported financially by the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee.
    Zarys działalności Centralnego Komitetu Żydów w Polsce za okres od 1 stycznia do 30 czerwca 1946. Warszawa: Centralny Komitet Żydów Polskich, 1947.

    Epsztein, T. Przewodnik po Zespołach Archiwum Centralnego Komitetu Żydów w Polsce ze Zbiorów Żydowskiego Instytutu Historycznego w Warszawie. Warszawa, 2005.

    See also USHMM Archives, RG-15.078M, Central Committee of Jews in Poland, Education Department (Centralny Komitet Żydow w Polsce, Wydział Oświaty, Sygnatura 301/IX, files 1- 1693 (microfilm) and files 930-986 and 1717-1880 (digital).

    Physical Details

    Polish Yiddish
    23 digital files : PDF.
    7 microfilm reels ; 35 mm.
    System of Arrangement
    The system of arrangement of the source repository has been preserved in the microfilmed reels.

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    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
    Publication or copying of more than several documents for a third party requires the permission of the Żydowski Instytut Historyczny imienia Emanuela Ringelbluma.

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    Source of acquisition is the Żydowski Instytut Historyczny im. Emanuela Ringelbluma (ŻIH), Sygn. 303/IX/649. United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Archives received the microfilm from ŻIH via the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum International Programs Division in June 2000.
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