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Niemiecki Zakład Karny w Częstochowie (Sygn. 47)

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

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
46,347 digital images : JPEG ; 20.4 GB .
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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 17:54:19
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