Karty zgonów z getta warszawskiego (Sygn. 221/15)
- Collection Subtitle
- Death cards from the Warsaw Ghetto
17,256 digital images : PDF.
- 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.
This collection contains death cards of the deceased in the Warsaw ghetto, which were handed over to the Jewish Historical Institute in the 1990s. This consists of more or less a tenth of all cards issued in the ghetto counting 10,052 names, while before the liquidation in 1942 about 100,000 people died. The cards were prepared by the Health Department of the Jewish Council for the Statistical Department of the City Board in Warsaw. The cards were completed and signed by Jewish doctors in the ghetto, mainly from 1941.
Note: Digitized cards are available online on the JHI website. There is also the possibility to search database at: https://cbj.jhi.pl/collections/504441
Record last modified: 2018-08-13 11:54:54
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