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Zakład karny w Sieradzu (Sygn. 200)

Document | Digitized | Accession Number: 2014.269 | RG Number: RG-15.339

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    This collection contains a selection of 507 cases of personal files of Jewish prisoners, who were sentenced for various “crimes” committed during the occupation, and were imprisoned in the prison in Sieradz. Typical reasons for sentencing Jews to prison were: illegally crossing the country border, illegal trade and craft manufacture, illegal slaughter, hiding goods, smuggling into the ghetto, trading foreign currency, and other crimes of economic character, leaving their whereabouts, bribery, falsification of documents, theft, receiving of stolen goods, and beggary. The files contain the following personal data: first and last name, date and place of birth, occupation, address, names and whereabouts of the next of kin, characteristic features of the defendant. The entire original record group, Sygnatura 200 consists of approximately 12,800 files.
    Alternate Title
    Strafanstalt in Schieratz
    Prison in Sieradz
    inclusive:  1939-1945
    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.
    Collection Creator
    Zaklad Karny (Sieradz)

    Physical Details

    16,250 digital images : JPEG ; 291 GB .
    System of Arrangement
    The system of arrangement of the source repository has been preserved on the microfilm reels. Arranged in one series: 1. Selected files of Jewish prisoners in the Prison in Sieradz, Poland, 1939-1945.

    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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    Holder of Originals
    Archiwum Państwowe w Łodzi
    Source of acquisition is the Archiwum Państwowe w Łodzi, Poland, Sygn. 200. 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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