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Council of the Jewish community of Kaunas, Lithuania (Fond 1231)

Document | Accession Number: 2004.688 | RG Number: RG-26.006M

The collection consists of records of the Council of the Kaunas Jewish community in Lithuania, reflecting different aspects of the activities of the Jewish communities of Kaunas during the inter-war period and at the beginning of World War II. The collection includes correspondence with local and government authorities, the Ministry of Jewish Affairs, local Jewish communities across Lithuania regarding budget, tax collection, salaries of Jewish community officials, and their election. Also contains records related to Jewish schools; minutes of meetings; annual reports; budget proposals; card files of Lithuanian rabbis ( file 49-166); statistics about Jewish agricultural workers; unemployed Jews; Jewish primary schools; birth, death, marriage, and divorce certificates issued by local Jewish communities ( folder 245-279); and documents of war refugees.

inclusive:  1920-1940
11 microfilm reels ; 35 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.
Record last modified: 2022-07-28 18:11:04
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