Series III: Communities (Alphabetical), 1491-1937
Scope and Content Note
This series contains documents on other German speaking communities in the 16th through 20th centuries. Documentation includes death registers, cemetery registers, tombstone photographs, birth registers, Mohelbuecher (circumcision registers), tax records, marriage registers, lists of Schutzjuden and privileged Jews, society record books, by-laws, memorial books, religious texts, correspondences, citizenship records concerning Jews, family records, transcriptions of documents, and government documents concerning Jews. These records come from many different Jewish communities in German speaking areas. This series also includes a document from 1937 from Koenigsberg concerning the Jewish question.
Language of Materials
This series is in German, Hebrew, Yiddish, and Slovak.
Collection is microfilmed, use MF 447 and MF 1614
From the Collection: 16 Linear Feet : oversized materials
Communities are listed in alphabetical order. Items and folders which pertain to multiple communities or districts, or for which no relevant community can be identified, are listed at the end of the series.