Bucharest Jewish Gazette:
List of Jewish Males that Must Report for Labor - October 1942

· Background
· Database
· Acknowledgements
· Searching the Database

Background

In October, 1942, the Bucharest Jewish Gazette published a list of Jewish males between the ages of 18 and 50.  The direct translation of the heading in the Gazette was "The lists of names of the Jews, aged 18-50, who have to report from today to the Bucharest recruitment board.  The carrying out of the compulsory labor will be checked."

Database

The data for this collection includes the names of males born between 1896 and 1922.  Our database is limited to those years only, although other years were probably published in the Gazette that we do not have copies of.  The left-most and right-most columns were partially cut off so we attempted to save as much data as possible.  Each name in the Gazette was followed by a number in parenthesis.  We are not sure what that number represents but is included in this database as "Unidentified Number".

The fields of the database are as follows:

The translations for terms used in the "Address" column are below:

RomanianEnglish
adresa necunoscutaunknown address
aleeaavenue
bisand a half
bulevardboulevard
calearoad
fara adresawithout address
fundaturaalley
sosearoad
stradastreet

The translations for terms used in the "Comments" column are below:

RomanianEnglish
zisalso known as
fostformerly

Acknowledgments

The information contained in this database was indexed from the files of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum (KG-25 Reel 149).  This information is accessible to you today thanks to the efforts of the following JewishGen: Nolan Altman (coordinator) and Edward Mitelsbach.

In addition, thanks to JewishGen Inc. for providing the website and database expertise to make this database accessible. Special thanks to Susan King, Warren Blatt and Michael Tobias for their continued contributions to Jewish genealogy.  Particular thanks to the Research Division headed by Joyce Field and to Nolan Altman, coordinator of Holocaust files.

Nolan Altman
October, 2005


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