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Geheimes Staatspolizeiamt (Gestapa) Berlin (Fond 501)

Document | Accession Number: 1993.A.0085.1.3 | RG Number: RG-11.001M.02

Contains the surveillance files on communists, social-democratic, anti-fascist, and Jewish organizations; reports on “unreliable” persons and on masonic lodges; police surveillance on activities of organization outside Germany; clippings of German and foreign newspapers and journal concerning the situation in Germany. Includes also records related to the Zionist movements in Germany: correspondence of the Reich and Prussian Minister of the Interior and of the Prussian Gestapo Office with the Zionist Federation of Germany (Zionistische Vereinigung für Deutschland); reports by the Jewish Telegraphic Agency (JTA); results of elections of the Zionist federation in Germany, and lists of top officers of the Zionist Union of Germany as well as of the Keren Kayemeth LeIsrael (Jewish National Fund). The collection contains a bibliography of Jewish literature drawn up for the Gestapo; internal correspondence and intelligence files, minutes and speeches, statistical tables, lists of members of the Reich Representation of Jews in Germany, lists of members of various Jewish societies; and correspondence with Gestapo office in Elbing (Elbląg,Poland) on the discovery of the corpse of Sh. Vishnik. a.k.a. “Black Paul”, and description of the murdered man. There are also lists of German Jews immigrated to Italy, documents on the situation of Jews in USSR, includes lists of Soviet citizens expelled or subject to expulsion from Germany.

Note: USHMM Archives holds only selected records.

Alternate Title
Records of the Berlin Gestapo
inclusive:  1933-1945
6 microfilm reels (partial) ; 16 mm.
7,661 digital images : JPEG.
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.
Record last modified: 2022-07-28 19:54:56
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