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Niemiecki Zakład Karny w Częstochowie (Sygn. 47)

Document | Digitized | Accession Number: 2014.228 | RG Number: RG-15.309

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    This collection contains 3,794 personal files of prisoners. Included are arrest forms containing personal details such as the last name, first name, date and place of birth, nationality, religious denomination, occupation, education, last whereabouts, marital status, when brought before the court (date), reason of accusation (the main reason was: politics or leaving the ghetto, hiding and helping Jews, lack of arm band, theft, and the like). There is also a description of the prisoner (appearance) with such data as: age, size, posture (e.g. weak), hair (e.g. matted), hair growth (shaved, unshaved, with moustache), face (e.g. pale), and forehead, eye brows, nose, hands, legs, pronunciation, although these sections are often incomplete. Remaining cards contain descriptions of the case, verdict and sentence.
    Alternate Title
    Deutsche Strafanstalt Tschenstochau
    German Penalty Court in Częstochowa
    inclusive:  1939-1944
    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.

    Physical Details

    Polish German
    46,347 digital images : JPEG ; 20.4 GB .
    System of Arrangement
    The system of arrangement of the source repository has been preserved in digital images. Arranged in two series: 1. Department I. Inquiry (File 1-3376); 2. Department II. Criminal cases (File 3377-3794).

    Rights & Restrictions

    Conditions on Access
    This material can only be accessed in a Museum reading room or other on-campus viewing stations. No other access restrictions apply to this material.
    Conditions on Use
    Reproduction of more than 100 pages of copies of documents for researchers or other institutions requires a written permission of the General Director of the State Archives of the Republic of Poland. Publication of more than 10 complete documents in an individual work requires the written authorization of the General Director. The Museum may not publish any archival material obtained from the General Director, including specific archives under his control, on the Internet, the World Wide Web, or any other publicly accessible on-line network without the written permission of the General Director. Citation of the materials in any publication must refer to the Museum and the Polish State Archives and must include the name of the archival group and catalogue number of the originals.

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    Administrative Notes

    Source of acquisition is the Archiwum Państwowe w Częstochowie, Poland, Sygn. 47. The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum received the filmed collection via the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum International Archival Programs Division in 2014.
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