Informazioni sulla fonte

United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Polonia, Schede di registrazione dei bambini ebrei, 1945-1949 (USHMM) [database online]. Lehi, UT: Operations, Inc., 2023.
Dati originali:

Centralny Komitet Żydów Polskich (CKŻP). Wydział Oświaty (Sygn. 303/IX/649). Series RG-15.085M. The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, Washington D.C.

 Polonia, Schede di registrazione dei bambini ebrei, 1945-1949 (USHMM)

Contiene le schede indice dei bambini eberei registrati dal Centralny Komitet Żydów w Polsce (CKŻP), Wydział Oświaty (il dipartimento dell'educazione del comitato centrale degli ebrei in Polonia) dopo la seconda guerra mondiale.

General collection information

This database contains data extracted from 7,619 index cards of the Jewish children registered by the Centralny Komitet Żydów w Polsce (CKŻP), Wydział Oświaty (Central Committee of Jews in Poland. Department of Education) after World War II. The original records are held by the Żydowski Instytut Historyczny imienia Emanuela Ringelbluma in Poland.

Historical Background

The Central Committee of Polish Jews (Centralny Komitet Żydów w Polsce - CKŻP) was established as a state-sponsored political representation of Jews in Poland at the end of World War II on November 12, 1944. It provided care and assistance to Jews who survived the Holocaust and represented all CKŻP registered Polish Jews in dealing the Polish government. By January, 1946, CKŻP registered 86,000 survivors from across Poland. At the end of the summer, the number of registrants was around 205,000. CKŻP also assisted refugees from the Soviet Union who were able to come to Poland thanks to the Polish-Soviet repatriation agreement.