Hungarian Jewish Survivors in Buchenwald

Introduction by Peter Landé

· Background
· Database
· Acknowledgements
· Searching the Database

This database includes 707 Hungarian Jewish survivors from Buchenwald concentration camp.

Background

This collection consists of a compilation of six lists, all apparently prepared in April 1945 by a committee of male and female Hungarian Jewish survivors from Buchenwald concentration camp. The lists are available at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum , Randolph Braham collection, RG 52.010.01.

The six lists are as follows:

  1. Seven pages, prepared between April 21 and 25, 1945, consisting of 185 names of males. The information is limited to former prisoners' family and given names and prisoner number. This, and the sixth list, are the only lists which contain prisoner numbers.

  2. Three pages, includes about 120 male names, including family and given names, date and place of birth, and last place of residence in Hungary.

  3. Seven pages, approximately 250 male names including family and given names, date and place of birth, and last place of residence in Hungary.

  4. Ten pages, consisting of approximately 70 names of women, contains more detailed information than the previous lists, including mother's maiden name as well as street address at former residence.

  5. Two pages, undated,the only handwritten list and provides the names of about 45 persons, with family and given names, and place and street address of last residence.

  6. One page, undated,consisting of nine names and prisoner numbers. No further information is given.

Database

This database includes 707 Hungarian Jewish survivors from Buchenwald as described above.

The fields of the database are as follows:

Acknowledgments

The information contained in this database was indexed from the files of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum (USHMM RG 52.010.01). This information is accessible to you today thanks to the effort of the following JewishGen volunteers who are responsible for the transcription of this file: 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
June 2006


Searching the Database

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