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Town Leader: Rachel Goodman

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1900s Name: Korets
1900s District: Novograd-Volynskiy
1900s Province: Volhynia
1900s Country: Russian Empire

Modern: Korets, Ukraine
Modern Ukrainian: Корець  listen town name in ukrainian
Modern Russian: Корец  listen town name in russian

1930s: Korzec, Równe, Wołyń, Poland
1950s: Korets, Soviet Union

Other names: Korets [Rus, Ukr], Korzec [Pol], Koretz [Yid], Koritz, Korec, Koric, Korzets, Korzhets, Korzysc

50°37'N 27°10'E Mapquest Google Maps


1938 Tax and Voters ListRachel GoodmanIn progress
1932 Tax and Voters ListRachel GoodmanIn progress
1932 Tax and Voters List
1834 Revision List for Korets Heads of HouseholdRachel GoodmanIn progress
Acquire and translate 1834 Revision List for Korets Heads of Household
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Document and Dataset Collections

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Community records, Holocaust & pre-Holocaust, USHMM, Korets1815-1944
The US Holocaust Memorial Museum has 8 microfilm reels with data for Rovno/Rivno district towns, including: Berezno, Derazhnya, Klevan, Korets, Kostopol, Luydvipol, Osov, Rovno, Sarny, Stepan, Zdolbunov.

The microfilms contain captured records of the German occupation administration, records of the local Ukrainian administration under Nazi occupation, records of the Ukrainian Nationalist Organization (OUN), and prewar records of Jewish communities of the region. Includes correspondence, reports, diaries, notebooks, regulations, orders, name lists of property owners, list of Jews in Town Zdolbunov including list of doctors, census of the Jewish population in Berezna, Ukraine, the Ukrainian newspaper: "Volyn," 1941-1943, statistical information, and the following Jewish communities" records: Berezno, Derazhnya, Klevan, Korets, Kostopol, Luydvipol, Osov, Stepan, Sarny Talmud-Torah (Elementary School.

Arrangement: Organized in the following order: Fond 30: Organization of Ukrainian Nationalists (OUN); Fond 33: Rovno City Administration, Fond 22: Rovno Gebietskomissariat, 1941-1944; Fond 37: Zdolbunov City Administration; Fond 23: Gebitcomissariat in Kostopol; Fond 29: Gebietcomissariat in Klevan; Fond 52: Rovno District Administration, 1941-1944, Ukrainian Newspaper " Volyn", 1941-1943, and pre-war collection, 1815-1939: Jewish Communities; Arrangement is thematic.

Notes: In Russian and Ukrainian. Inventory in English.
Yizkor Books, Korets
1 book The Korets Book;
In Memory Of Our Community That Is No More
[Korets (Wolyn); sefer zikaron le-kehilatenu she-ala aleha ha-koret (Tel Aviv, 1959)]
Partial translation at:
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/korets/korets.html. Translation: partial translation partially translated Name and Town Index: Hebrew name index is in the book but not yet translated
Slownik Geograficzny, Korets
Slownik Geograficzny Królestwa Polskiego (1880-1902), IV, pp. 432-433: "Korzec".
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Master Name Index for Korets

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Related Links

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