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Illegal immigration to Palestine (RG 17)

Document | Digitized | Accession Number: 2006.291 | RG Number: RG-68.067M

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    Contains deportation orders of illegal immigrants, 1938-1946. Records include memoranda of personal data (political), confidential questionnaires of the Palestine Police Force with portrait photographs that provide biographical data on illegal immigrants to Palestine from Nazi occupied Europe. Questionnaires also include biographical data and photographs of Jews from Vienna and Bratislava who were subsequently deported to a holding camp on Mauritius.
    inclusive:  1933-1948
    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.
    Guides to the Archives in Israel, Volume I, Editor: P.A. Alsberg.

    Ofer,.Dalia. Escaping the Holocaust: Illegal Immigration to the Land of Israel, 1939-1944. New York: Oxford University Press, 1990.

    Physical Details

    English Hebrew
    40,432 digital images : TIFF ; 6.03 GB.
    33 microfilm reels ; 35 mm.
    3 DVD-ROMs ; 4 3/4 in..
    System of Arrangement
    Applications for deportation arranged by names of the ship and person's name.

    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 of documents and duplication of microfilm reels or digital images for third parties require the written permission of the Israel State Archives, which may require payment of a license fee for commercial use.

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    Holder of Originals
    Israel. Ganzakh ha-medinah
    Selected records of RG 17 (Palestine (Mandatory) Government: Police Force, 1933-1948. Source of acquisition is the Israel State Archives. Records were crated by the British Mandatory Government and transferred to the Israel Prime Minister's Office, c/o Israel State Archives. The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum International Archives Project reproduced and transferred filmed collection to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Archives in Sep. 2006.
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