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Oberpräsident der Provinz Oberschlesien, Kattowitz (Fond 1232)

Document | Accession Number: 2002.553.4 | RG Number: RG-11.001M.68

This collection contains mainly files on the granting of German citizenship to ethnic Germans, especially in military service, by the committees for the implementation of the German People's List in Katowice (Kattowitz) and Opole (Oppeln) and church matters in general, ecclesiastical assets (cemeteries, buildings, taxes and collections), as well as the confiscation of monasteries, Catholic clergy (including accusations, exemption from military service), parish registers, Kindergartens, pastoral care in resettles. Also includes files on the labor input of prisoners of war, foreign workers and resettles, UK positions, fire police, household and salaries ( including the police 1939-1942), thereby funds for Nazi -Propaganda, for the promotion of tourism and art historical research, with lists of officials and their references, also on mercy petitions to death sentences of Poles and Jews (1942-1944). Consists of some files on the organization of the authorities (1942), marriages with foreigners (1941-1943), demarcation to the Generalgouvernement, war damage in Wroclaw and Opole, air raid, Poland prison camps, the consequences of July 20, 1944 plot (attempt to assassinate Adolf Hitler), construction, traffic, confiscation Polish and Jewish property (lists of a year 1944) and statistics.

Note: USHMM Archives holds only selected records.

Alternate Title
Head of the province of Upper Silesia, Katowice
inclusive:  1940-1945
1 microfilm reel ; 16 mm.
269 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: 2023-06-01 09:05:07
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