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Town Leader: Chaim Freedman

JewishGen KehilaLinks: http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/Colonies_of_Ukraine/alexandrovsk.htm

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1900s Name: Aleksandrovsk
1900s District: Aleksandrovsk
1900s Province: Yekaterinoslav
1900s Country: Russian Empire

Modern: Zaporizhzhya, Ukraine
Modern Ukrainian: Запоріжжя  listen town name in ukrainian
Modern Russian: Запорожье  listen town name in russian

1930s: Zaporozhye, Zaporozhe, Ukraine SSR, Soviet Union
1950s: Zaporozhye, Soviet Union

Other names: Zaporizhzhya [Ukr], Zaporozhye [Rus, after 1921], Aleksandrovsk [Rus, until 1921], Zaporoze [Pol], Zaporozhe, Zaporizhia, Zaporižžja, Saporoshje, Saporischschja

47°49'N 35°11'E Mapquest Google Maps


Data from the informational statistics department of Evobshestkom (Committee to Aid VJanette SilvermanNot Yet Started
Data from the informational statistics department of Evobshestkom (Committee to Aid Victims of Pogroms) about the number of pogrom victims in every population center. The list includes establishments serving pogrom victims in the Kiev, Volynia, Podolia, and Chernigov Provinces; in Kharkov, Aleksandrovsk, etc. Lists of orphans who received American rations through the Odessa Evobshestkom. Organizations mentioned: Culture League, ORT, OZE, EKOPO, Jewish section of Narobraz (national education), etc. Russian, Yiddish., 1920-1921, CAHJP HM2/9499.8.

Committee to Aid Victims of PogromsCommittee to Aid Victims of PogromsGAKO, Kiev, Fond 3050, Inv. 1, File 41
Circulars of UKRKOMZET ( Ukraine Committee for Job Placement of Jewish Laborers and MJanette SilvermanNot Yet Started
Circulars of UKRKOMZET ( Ukraine Committee for Job Placement of Jewish Laborers and Ministry for Job Placement of Jewish Laborers) on the completion procedure and selection of migrants from Zhitomir Region State Archives, Novograd-Volynskiy, Seltse, Obukhovichi, Chernyakhov, Baranovka, Pulin, Volodarsk, Kodnya, Radomisl, Ivankov, Sokolov, Korostyshev. migrating to Krivoy Rog, Zaporozhye, Kherson Regions and town of Melitopol, 1926-1927; Russian, Ukrainian; CAHJP HM2/9475.

Volyn Regional Lands DepartmentGAZhO, Zhitomir State Archives, Fond P-326, Opis 1, Delo 247
Kehilalinks Development Project: Old Town Pages Conversion - AlexandrovskRichard BaumPending
Alexandrovsk is part of the Colonies of Ukraine section.

6/25/13 email from webmaster Max Heffler. He will transfer Old Town data after August 2013 Boston meeting.

Document and Dataset Collections

NameTime frameView
Public Records, FHL Catalog entry, Aleksandrovsk 1872-19191872-1909
18 microfilm reels at FHL.
Public records (financial documents, lists of voters, residents and social classes, copies of revision and family lists, house owners, name lists of union members, recruitment lists, correspondence and misc. documents) for Aleksandrovsk (aka Moskovka), Aleksandrovsk, Aleksandrovsk, Ekaterinoslav, Russia; Some files include Jewish records. The archival inventory on film no. 2447291, item1 provides a detailed listing of what records are included in each item. Text in Russian.
Fond 24, Opis 1, Delo 1-2, 4-5, 29-31, 35, 37-38, 46-47, 54-56, 61-63, 71-73, 89, 92-94, 130-133, 193-196, 206, 208, 254, 293, 300, 304-305, 342, 422, 425, 456, 458, 470-471, 473, 477, 479-480, 540, 547, 551-553, 669, 926, 1045, 1047-1055, 1075, 1085, 1088.
Microfilm No. 2447291-2447298, 2448825-2448829, 2449355-2449358, 2453221
Shtetl Finder, Cohen (1989), Aleksandrovsk
Shtetl Finder (1980), p. 1: "Alexandrovsk".
Yahad-in Unum execution site for Novozlatopil/Novozlatopil 1941-1945
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
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