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1900s Name: Berdichev
1900s District: Berdichev
1900s Province: Kiev
1900s Country: Russian Empire

Modern: Berdychiv, Ukraine
Modern Ukrainian: Бердичів  listen town name in ukrainian
Modern Russian: Бердичев  listen town name in russian

1930s: Berdichev, Zhitomir, Ukraine SSR, Soviet Union
1950s: Berdichev, Soviet Union

Other names: Berdychiv [Ukr], Berdichev [Rus], Barditchev [Yid], Berdyczow [Pol], Berdicev [Rom], Berditchev, Berditchov, Berditschew, Berdytschiw, Berdyciv

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Document and Dataset Collections

NameTime frameView
Yahad-in Unum execution site for Berdychiv/Berdychiv1941-1945
Yahad - In Unum ("together" in Hebrew and Latin) is a Paris-based organization established in 2004 by Father Patrick Desbois and dedicated to systematically identifying and documenting the sites of Jewish mass executions by Nazi mobile-killing units in Eastern Europe during World War II.

In Yahad - In Unum archives you can find the following resources concerning the Jewish victims of this town/village:

- Video testimonies of eyewitnesses of the mass shootings 
- Contemporary photos of executions sites of Jewish victims
- Archival pictures of the town/village and their Jewish inhabitants 
- German archives about the executions of Jewish victims 
- Soviet archives about the executions of Jewish victims 

Video testimonies can be available online upon request on Yahad Interactive Map page

Photos and short video clips of testimonies are available online on Yahad - In Unum interactive map

Others archives are available for consultation in Yahad Research Center in Paris. For more information, please contact Patrice Bensimon
CAHJP Catalog Card, 1822-1825, Complaints re tax collectors and box tax collectors, KDRG 2261822-1825
Tax complaints in the towns of Radzivilov, Zhitomir, Zaslov, Novograd-Volyn, Ovruch, Starokonstantinov, Berdichev, Odessa and others. Documents of the Chancery of Great Duke Konstantin Pavlovich

1.Further complaint of SHVARTSAPEL, charge d"affaires of Jews, from townlet Radzivilov for assessor VISLOTSKIY, who sealed shops and demands tax collection for selling yeast, also complaints about scaleskeeper, Odessa 1st guild merchant Volf MINKUS and box tax collectors.

2. Further request of Jewish community leaders Mordukh GERTSINSHTEYN and Ios SHUKHMAN for arrears defrayment from box taxes amounts collected.

3. Interpretation of Volyn province administration for box tax and collector"s list of names.

CAHJP Catalog No. HM 3-263.02; KDRG No. 226. In Russian and Polish. CAHJP obtained the document from the Ukraine Central State Historical Archive, Kyiv, fond 444, opis 3, delo 30. KDRG has not yet obtained a copy of this document. 

For information about this collection, contact 
Ron Doctor.
Revision List, Berdichev Town 1834-1850, FHL Catalog entry1834-1850
3 microfilm reels at FHL
"Some items include receipts, correspondence, announcements and other documents pertaining to the revision. Each item contains multiple localities and, most often, a title page appears at the beginning of a new locality. On some records Berdichev district is listed as Makhnov district. Text in Russian."
Fond 285, Opis 2, Dela 1, 3-4
Microfilm Nos. 2199449-2199451
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Kvas * On the Streets of Berdichev (May 2001)Travel ReportsYael Shamir-Driver
Encyclopedia of Jewish Life (2001), BerdichevGeneral Reference 
Shtetl Finder, Cohen (1989), BerdichevGeneral Reference 

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