World Archives Project: USHMM - Munich, Germany, Nazi Documentation Regarding Jews, 1925-1948

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About this project This collection contains documentation held in Munich, Germany created by the Nazi party concerning the Jews.

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Document

Document

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Document Day

Key the day from the document date. The document date will typically appear at the top or bottom of the image. The document date will be in [Day-Month-Year] format.
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Document Month

Key the month from the document date. For months in numerical format or written in German, key the months in its standard abbreviation, using the dictionary provided to assist you. For months written in a language other than German, key as seen.The document date will typically appear at the top or bottom of the image. The document date will be in [Day-Month-Year] format.  1 - I - Januar - Jan 2 - II - Februar - Feb 3 - II - März - März 4 - IV - April - Apr 5 - V - Mai - Mai 6 - VI - Juni - Juni 7 - VII - Juli - Juli 8 - VIII - August - Aug 9 - IX - September - Sept 10 - X - Oktober - Okt 11 - XI - November - Nov 12 - XII - Dezember - Dez
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Document Year

Key the year from the document date as seen. Two-digit years should not be expanded.  The document date will typically appear at the top or bottom of the image. The document date will be in [Day-Month-Year] format.
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Document Place

Key the place of the document as seen on the image using the dictionary provided to assist you. The document place will typically appear at the top or bottom of the image, and preced the document date.
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Prefix

Key any titles before the given name, such as "Dr," "Mr," or "Mrs," as seen on the record using the dictionary provided to assist you.Names will appear in both [Given, Surname] and [Surname, Given] format. Names of German perpetrators should not be keyed. They will typically have an "SS-" or similiar identification before their name.
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Given

Key the first name or initial and any middle names as seen on the record using the dictionary provided to assist you. Initials should be keyed with a space between them and without entering the periods.Names will appear in both [Given, Surname] and [Surname, Given] format. For names separated by given and surname on the image (such as into columns), the given name will typically be the "Vorname".Names of German perpetrators should not be keyed. They will typically have an "SS-" or similiar identification before their name.
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Surname

Key the surname as seen on the record using the dictionary provided to assist you.Names will appear in both [Given, Surname] and [Surname, Given] format. For names separated by given and surname on the image (such as into columns), the surname will typically be the "Name".Names of German perpetrators should not be keyed. They will typically have an "SS-" or similiar identification before their name.
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Suffix

Key all titles, such as "Jr" or "III", following the surname as seen on the record using the dictionary provided to assist you.Names will appear in both [Given, Surname] and [Surname, Given] format. Names of German perpetrators should not be keyed. They will typically have an "SS-" or similiar identification before their name.
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Maiden Name

Key the maiden name as seen on the image using the dictionary provided to assist you. The maiden name will typically appear after the name following the abbreviation "geb."
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Birth Day

Key the day from the birth date. The birth date will typically appear after the words "geboren", "geburtszeit" or the abbreviation "geb." Birth dates are in [Day-Month-Year] format.
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Birth Month

Key the month from the birth date. For months in numerical format or written in German, key the months in its standard abbrevciation, using the dictionary provided to assist you. For months written in a language other than German, key as seen.The birth date will typically appear after the words "geboren", "geburtszeit" or the abbreviation "geb." Birth dates are in [Day-Month-Year] format. 1 - I - Januar - Jan 2 - II - Februar - Feb 3 - II - März - März 4 - IV - April - Apr 5 - V - Mai - Mai 6 - VI - Juni - Juni 7 - VII - Juli - Juli 8 - VIII - August - Aug 9 - IX - September - Sept 10 - X - Oktober - Okt 11 - XI - November - Nov 12 - XII - Dezember - Dez
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Birth Year

Key the year from the birth date as seen. Two-digit years should not be expanded. The birth date will typically appear after the words "geboren", "geburtszeit" or the abbreviation "geb." Birth dates are in [Day-Month-Year] format.
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Birth Place

Key the birth place as seen on the image using the dictionary provided to assist you. The birh place will typically appear after the birth date following the word "in".
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Prisoner Number

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Occupation

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Marital Status

Key the marital status in its full form from the "Familienstand" column using the dictionary provided to assist you.vw. = Verwitwet gesch. = Geschieden led. = Ledig vh. = Verheiratet getr. = Lebt getrennt
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Nationality

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Street Address

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Death Day

Key the day from the death date. The death date will typically appear after the word "gestorben". Birth dates are in [Day-Month-Year] format.
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Death Month

Key the month from the death date. For months in numerical format or written in German, key the months in its standard abbrevciation, using the dictionary provided to assist you. For months written in a language other than German, key as seen.The death date will typically appear after the word "gestorben". Birth dates are in [Day-Month-Year] format. 1 - I - Januar - Jan 2 - II - Februar - Feb 3 - II - März - März 4 - IV - April - Apr 5 - V - Mai - Mai 6 - VI - Juni - Juni 7 - VII - Juli - Juli 8 - VIII - August - Aug 9 - IX - September - Sept 10 - X - Oktober - Okt 11 - XI - November - Nov 12 - XII - Dezember - Dez
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Death Year

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