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Selected records from collections of the Suceava branch of the Romanian National Archive

Document | Digitized | Accession Number: 2007.135 | RG Number: RG-25.045M

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    Selected records from the local offices such as: Legion of Gendarmerie, district police, district prefectures, and mayors' offices located in many localities in Suceava County in the South Bukovina area of Romania. Topics include many aspects of Jewish communities, organizations, societies, measures against Jews, standards for qualifying for Romanian citizenship, denaturalization, and evacuation of Jews from rural areas, internment of Jews in camps, deportations of Jews to Transnistria, Jewish property, Jewish companies, Romanization,” and the fate of Jewish assets after the war. Also includes information about Roma; ethnic German, Hungarian, and Ukrainian minorities; and demographic statistics. Records accreted in 2013 contain accounting documents, support from the Joint, estimate of destruction of properties, Jewish hospitals, support from Joint for headquarters of community, old-age home, medication for elderly, educational matters, census of Jewish population, registers of poor Jews from Suceava, correspondence with Joint, situation of prayer houses and synagogues, disbanding of Itcani community, maintenance of Jewish cemeteries, situation of those unable to work who received aid, and various financial reports. Records accreted in 2015 contain files relating to various Jewish communities, refugees from Bessarabia and Bucovina, deportation of Jews from Suceava, Jews forced labor, census of Jews, inhabitants who escaped Russians, reports of refugees, Ukrainians, Jews, communists, religious sects, inventory of goods, correspondence with Ministry of Interior relating to confiscation of radios belonging to Jews, emigration to US, the camp of Edineti-Hotin, and internees from Edineti and Sadhora camps.
    inclusive:  1833-1950
    bulk:  1938-1946
    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.

    Physical Details

    6,815 digital images : JPEG ; 2.83 GB.
    121 microfilm reels ; 35 mm.
    1 DVD-ROM.
    System of Arrangement
    Arranged in five series: 1. Records of the Legion of Gendarmerie, district police, district prefectures, and mayors' offices in many localities in Suceava County in the South Bukovina area of Romania, 1833-1945 [Reel 1-16]; 2. Jewish Community of Siret, 1944-1950 [Reels #17-33; filmed partially]; 3. Jewish Community of Suceava, 1943-1951 [Reels #34-45]; 4. Correspondence, orders instructions, circulars related to various Jewish communties in Romania (Solca, Gura Humorului, Vatra Dornei, Fălticeni, Vama, Rădăuţi, Câmpulung Moldovenesc, Fălticeni, Suceava, Siret), 1944-1948 [Reels #46-103]; 5. Miscellaneous records relating to wartime and postwar Jewish life in didtrict of Rădăuţi, 1939-1950 (757 digital imges)

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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
    Fair use only. Use only for scientific purposes (not for commercial use)

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    Holder of Originals
    Arhivele Naţionale ale României
    Source of acquisition is the Arhivele Naţionale ale României (Romanian National Archives). The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Archives received the filmed collection from the Romanian State Archives via the United States Holocaust Museum International Archives Project in June 2007, and accretions in Oct. 2013, Aug. and Sept. 2015, and in May 2018.
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