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Centralny Komitet Żydów Polskich (CKŻP). Komisja Specjalna (Sygn. 303/XVIII)

Document | Not Digitized | Accession Number: 2001.44 | RG Number: RG-15.087M

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    This collection documents the activities of the Special Commission of the Central Committee of Jews in Poland. It contains protocols; reports related to antisemitic incidents; statistical documents; correspondence; and civil defense plans for Jewish properties in Białystok, Częstochowa, Kraków, Opole, Sosnowiec, Szczecin, Zabrze, Otwock, and Wrocław. It also contains lists of individuals who collaborated with the Germans, the Jewish Committees in various cities, employees of Special Commissions, places for Jewish defense, and weapons held by the Special Commission.
    Alternate Title
    Special Commission of the Central Jewish Committee of Jews in Poland
    inclusive:  1945-1946
    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 Z?ydo?w Polskich. Komisja Specjalna.
    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.

    Physical Details

    Polish Yiddish
    1 microfilm reel ; 35 mm.
    System of Arrangement
    The system of arrangement of the source repository has been preserved in the microfilmed reels.

    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
    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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    Administrative Notes

    Source of acquisition is the Żydowski Instytut Historyczny im. Emanuela Ringelbluma (ŻIH), Sygn. 303/XVIII; File 1-67. United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Archives received the filmed collection from ŻIH via the United States Holocaust Museum International Programs Division in May 2001.
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