Akta miasta Częstochowy (Sygn.1)
- Collection Subtitle
- Records of the City of Częstochowa
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- 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 consists of selected records created before and during the WWII in Częstochowa, Poland by the President and executive authorities of the Town Hall (1918-1939), and by the Municipal Government (Stadtverwaltung) headed by the Municipal Starost (Stadthauptman) (1939-1944). Consists also of books listing information about the inhabitants of Częstochowa (1870-1930). The pre-war records refer to the social, cultural, economic and religious life of the Jewish community in Częstochowa, for example: sport activities, schools, charity, social welfare and hospitals. Includes a list of Jewish artisans (1929), as well as statistics concerning the Jewish community (1919). The occupation records, 1939-1944 contain mainly statistics, lists of economic enterprises (1940-1941), registers of Jews, permissions to settle in Częstochowa granted to the Jews coming from other places (1940-1941), passes to leave the ghetto, official correspondence, and materials concerning the forced labor of Jews. A major part of the collection consists of the books with indexes of Częstochowa's permanent inhabitants, as well books of inhabitants from individual districts of Częstochowa: Stradom, Lisiniec, Raków, Kucelin, Ostatni Grosz, Kiedryn, Kule (1870-1930).
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