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Selected records pertaining to Jews in Albania

Document | Accession Number: 2007.140 | RG Number: RG-79.001

Contains excerpts from many files of the Albanian Central Archive collections. The contents are records about Jews in Albania before, during and after the Second World War. Some of the varied topics are: taxation of Jews vs. non-Jews; information on the Jewish community in various localities; governmental decisions regarding Jews; Jews in trade and commerce; demographic and census statistics; petitions made by Jews and resulting decisions; name lists of foreign citizens resident in Albania, including Jews holding foreign citizenship; correspondence with James McDonald of League of Nations concerning his request for permission to settle German Jewish immigrants in Albania; other correspondence with League of Nations; correspondence concerning individual European Jews desiring to immigrate to Albania; residence permits for foreign Jews; lists of Jews living in various Albanian towns and cities; correspondence with Italian consulate and others about aid from the Hebrew committee in New York for 500 Jewish families in Albania; decrees about monthly tourist visas for Jews seeking entry into Albania; requests of Jews seeking travel to or from Italy, wartime regulations concerning foreigners in Albania; illegal employment of Jews; and a postwar request of Israel for repatriation of Jews in Albania.

inclusive:  1712-1950
bulk:  1930-1944
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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 18:12:11
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