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Mielec, Poland: List of Jewish residents - August 1940

Introduction by Tony Kahane

Introduction
Source
Acknowledgements
Searching the Database

Introduction

This database is an index of a list of 2,320 inhabitants of Mielec, Poland, dated August 15, 1940.

German forces had occupied Mielec in September 1939, and by 1941 had set up a forced labor camp, later to become a concentration camp, on the site of a former airplane factory on the outskirts of the town. A ghetto never existed in the town itself. In March 1942, large numbers of Jews were sent to the extermination camps in Belzec and Sobibór, while others were murdered in the town or sent to the forced labor camp.

Source

The database is an index of lists of the Jewish inhabitants of Mielec, Poland, created - under a Nazi order - by the Judenrat of the town. It is dated August 15, 1940 and contains 98 pages. The records, which are in Polish, are held in the Rzeszów State Archive, in Fond 752, File 117. The archive also holds the records on microfilm no. P-4526, created in 1987.

The fields in the database are:

  • Page scans numbers
  • Fond number [752]
  • File number (Sygnatura) [117]
  • Page number
  • Record number
  • Date of document [15 August 1940]
  • Town [Mielec]
  • Given name(s)
  • Surname
  • Maiden name
  • Date of birth
  • Marital status
  • Given name(s) of spouse
  • Given name(s) of mother
  • Given name(s) of father
  • Occupation (in Polish)
  • Occupation (English)
  • Former town of residence
  • Locational status (such as “displaced person”)
  • Economic status (such as “receives public health care”)
  • Health status (such as “war invalid”)
  • Date of death
  • Comments
  • Note: Not all the fields are necessarily present in any given entry.

Acknowledgments

With the assistance of a grant from JewishGen.org, Gesher Galicia worked during 2018 on obtaining copies of the records, and indexing and checking them. The indexes were inserted into an Excel spreadsheet.

Michal Majewski, Board Member of Gesher Galicia, coordinated this project, and the following people partcicipated in photographing records, indexing, and checking the spreadsheets: Piotr Gumola, Katarzyna Marczuk, Natalia Mazur, Slawomir Postek, Maciej Wzorek, and Róza Zabojszcz.

Special thanks to Avraham Groll, and Warren Blatt for their continued contributions to Jewish genealogy.  Particular thanks to Nolan Altman, Vice President of Data Acquisition and Coordinator of JewishGen’s Holocaust Database files.

Nolan Altman
Coordinator - JewishGen's Holocaust Database
April 2019


Searching the Database

This database is searchable via JewishGen's Holocaust Database and JewishGen's All Poland Database.


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