World Archives Project: AWAP - USHMM - Selected Records from Prague (RG-48.008M)

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About this project This collection contains selected records from the Prague archives concerning persecution and emigration during the German occupation including lists of Jews, execution lists, arrest lists, prisoner lists and index cards, shootings of civilians, name lists of arrested civilians, lists of arrested Czechs, etc. Records are in Czech and German.

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Event Place

Key the event place as seen on the record using the dictionary provided for assistance. Separate any geographical locations with a comma. When present, event place is the place the document was signed or written. When the event place pertains to the entire image, it can typically be found at the top or bottom of the image. If there is an event place for the entire image and for each individual record, key the event place in the record.Event place may be identified as the place that is directly before the event date, above the records or by word "zugeteilt."
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Event Day

Key the day from the event date as seen on the record. When present, event date may be the date the document was signed or written or the date the event took place for a particular record. When the event date pertains to the entire image, it can typically be found at the top or bottom of the image. If there is an event date for the entire image and for each individual record, key the event date in the record.Event date may be found after the words "dne," "am" or "den," and often follows a place name. Event date will typically appear in day-month-year format. If there are multiple documents on an image for the same individual, but they have different event dates, key the most recent date available.Example format of document date:V (place) dne (day-month-year)V Praze dne 9.dubna 1941
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Event Month

Key the month in its three-letter abbreviation from the event date using the dictionary provided for assistance.When present, event date may be the date the document was signed or written or the date the event took place for a particular record. When the event date pertains to the entire image, it can typically be found at the top or bottom of the image. If there is an event date for the entire image and for each individual record, key the event date in the record.Event date may be found after the words "dne," "am" or "den," and often follows a place name. Event date will typically appear in day-month-year format. If there are multiple documents on an image for the same individual, but they have different event dates, key the most recent date available.Example format of document date:V (place) dne (day-month-year)V Praze dne 9.dubna 1941
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Event Year

Key the year from the event date as seen on the record.When present, event date may be the date the document was signed or written or the date the event took place for a particular record. When the event date pertains to the entire image, it can typically be found at the top or bottom of the image. If there is an event date for the entire image and for each individual record, key the event date in the record.Event date may be found after the words "dne," "am" or "den," and often follows a place name. Event date will typically appear in day-month-year format.If there are multiple documents on an image for the same individual, but they have different event dates, key the most recent date available.Example format of document date:V (place) dne (day-month-year)V Praze dne 9.dubna 1941
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Prefix

Key any titles before the given name, such as "Dr," "Mr," or "Mrs," of the primary person as seen on the record. Only prefix values should be keyed into the prefix field. Only key the names of persons who appear to be victims. Avoid keying the names of officials, i.e. magistrates, government officials, etc. Primary name may be identified by using the following keywords in Czech or German.Czech key words and abbreviationsJméno / Jména - Given Name(s) Příjmení - Surname Byl Zatcen - was arrested Vec - subject O - about / concerning Bratr / Bratři - Brother(s) Sestra - Sister Motrove - Sponsors Manžel / chot' / muž - Husband Manželka / manželky / chot' / žena - Wife Otec / otcové / otce / táta / tat'ka / tatík / tatínek - Father Matka / matky / máma / mamka - Mother Deti - ChildrenGerman key words and abbreviationsVorname - First Name Betrifft - Subject Familienname - Family Name Name und Vorname - Surname and First Name Dem Juden - the Jews Des Juden - of the Jews Von Herrn - Mr. Von Herrn Dr. - Dr. Geschäftsführer - Executive Director Kaufmann - Merchant Mutter - Mother Kind - Child Vater - Father Frau - Wife Ehemann - Husband Schwester - Sister Bruder - Brother
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Given

Key the first name or initial and any middle names of the primary person as seen on the record using the dictionary provided for assistance. Initials should be keyed with a space between them and without entering periods. Only key the names of persons who appear to be victims. Avoid keying the names of officials, i.e. magistrates, government officials, etc.Primary name may be identified by using the following keywords in Czech or German.Czech key words and abbreviationsJméno / Jména - Given Name(s) Příjmení - Surname Byl Zatcen - was arrested Vec - subject O - about / concerning Bratr / Bratři - Brother(s) Sestra - Sister Motrove - Sponsors Manžel / chot' / muž - Husband Manželka / manželky / chot' / žena - Wife Otec / otcové / otce / táta / tat'ka / tatík / tatínek - Father Matka / matky / máma / mamka - Mother Deti - ChildrenGerman key words and abbreviationsVorname - First NameBetrifft - SubjectFamilienname - Family Name Name und Vorname - Surname and First Name Dem Juden - the Jews Des Juden - of the Jews Von Herrn - Mr. Von Herrn Dr. - Dr. Geschäftsführer - Executive Director Kaufmann - Merchant Mutter - Mother Kind - Child Vater - Father Frau - Wife Ehemann - Husband Schwester - Sister Bruder - Brother
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Surname

Key the surname as seen on the record using the dictionary provided for assistance. Only key the names of persons who appear to be victims. Avoid keying the names of officials, i.e. magistrates, government officials, etc.Primary name may be identified by using the following keywords in Czech or German.Czech key words and abbreviationsJméno / Jména - Given Name(s) Příjmení - Surname Byl Zatcen - was arrested Vec - subject O - about / concerning Bratr / Bratři - Brother(s) Sestra - Sister Motrove - Sponsors Manžel / chot' / muž - Husband Manželka / manželky / chot' / žena - Wife Otec / otcové / otce / táta / tat'ka / tatík / tatínek - Father Matka / matky / máma / mamka - Mother Deti - ChildrenGerman key words and abbreviationsVorname - First Name Betrifft - Subject Familienname - Family Name Name und Vorname - Surname and First Name Dem Juden - the Jews Des Juden - of the Jews Von Herrn - Mr. Von Herrn Dr. - Dr. Geschäftsführer - Executive Director Kaufmann - Merchant Mutter - Mother Kind - Child Vater - Father Frau - Wife Ehemann - Husband Schwester - Sister Bruder - Brother
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Maiden Name

Key the maiden name as seen using the dictionary provided for assistance. Maiden name may be identified by the following words and abbreviations:nee rozená rozené roz.gebgeboren
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Age

Key the age as seen at the time the record was recorded using the dictionary provided for assistance. If present, age may be found next to the word "Alter" or "věk" and should be a number between 1 and 120.Valid ages include numeric digits between "0" and "120" and fractions between "1/12" and "11/12." If an age includes years, months, and/or days key only the years. For example, if an age appears as 10 years, 7 months, key age as "10." If an age appears in months, such as 10 months, key age as a fraction: "10/12." If an Age includes years plus a fraction, such as 3 3/12, key only the year: "3." If the age is less than one month, key "0."
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Birth Day

Key the day from the birth date as seen on the record. When present, birth date will typically appear in day-month-year format. Birth day may be identified by words such as "den", "dne", or "on."The following words mean "was born", "born", or "birth"Nar. Narodil Narození Narozený Rodný Geb Geboren
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Birth Month

Key the month in its three or four-letter abbreviation from the birth date using the dictionary provided for assistance. When present, birth date will typically appear in day-month-year format. Birth month may be identified by words such as "měsíc", "matka," "matky" or "monat."The following words mean "was born", "born", or "birth"Nar. Narodil Narození Narozený Rodný Geb Geboren
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Birth Year

Key the year from the birth date as seen on the record.. When present, birth date will typically appear in day-month-year format. Birth day may be identified by words such as "rok", "roky", or "roků" or "Jahr."The following words mean "was born", "born", or "birth"Nar. Narodil Narození Narozený Rodný Geb Geboren
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Birth Place

Key the birth place as seen on the record using the dictionary provided for assistance. Separate any geographical locations with a comma. Birth place may be an address, city, region, or other jurisdiction.Each of the following words or abbreviations means "was born", "born", or "birth":Nar. Narodil Narození Narozený RodnýOther key words or abbreviations to look for:Kde - where Rodiště - birthplace Místo - place / locality Obec / obce - community /communities  Okres - district V - in / of Z / Ze - from / of In - in
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Marital Status

Key the marital status as seen using the dictionary provided for assistance. In some cases, the marital statuses are pre-printed and the non-applicable statuses are crossed out or the applicable one is circled.Marital status may be found near words such "Rodinný stav," "Zenaty" or "familienstand."
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Residence Place

Key the residence place as seen on the record using the dictionary provided for assistance. Separate any geographical locations with a comma. Residence place may be an address, city, region, or other jurisdiction. Residence place may be identified by words such as "bytem," "Adresa," "ve Velké Vísce," "okr," or "Wohnort." If a street address and city or district of residence are listed in separate fields, only key the city and/or district as the residence and do not key the street address.When keying Prague (Prag or Praha), be sure to also key the accompanying Roman numeral, if present, which indicates the section of Prague from which the person is from.
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Occupation

Key the occupation as seen on the record using the dictionary provided for assistance.Occupation may be found near words such "beruf" or "povolání."
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Nationality

Key the nationality as seen on the record using the dictionary provided for assistance. Nationality may be found next to words such as "Státní příslušnost," "Národnost" "Staatsangehörigkeit" or "Staatsbürgerschaft."
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