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  • Entertainment industry people

    Entertainment industry people are people who work in the entertainment industry (also informally known as show business or show biz), which includes artists, such as actors, musicians and screenwriters, as well as businesspeople, such as agents, producers, and managers. Notable entertainment industry people For a complete list, please see: Entertainment industry people Profiles . Also see...

  • Eestlased Esimeses Ilmasõjas

    Saabumas on aasta, mil möödub 100 aastat I maailmasõja algusest. Sellest sõjast on kirjutatud raamatuid, siinkohal vaid väike kokkuvõte. Proloog: Aasta 1914: 23.07 – Austria-Ungari ultimaatum Serbiale, 28.07 – Austria kuulutab sõja Serbiale, 29.07– osaline mobilisatsioon Venemaal, 31.07 –Saksamaa ultimaatum Venemaale j...

  • Orphan persons

    Working Project Orphan persons albeit probably they have a family to which they belong After recording a probable relationship to the profile to be deleted from the temporary project. Árva személyek, akiknek valószínűleg van családja, amely(ek)hez tartozik/nak A valószínű rokonság rögzítése ut�...

  • The Unbroken Chain, by Dr. Neil Rosenstein

    THE UNBROKEN CHAIN Biographical Sketches and Genealogy of Illustrious Jewish Families from the 15th - 20th Century. Dr. Neil Rosenstein's magnum opus The Unbroken Chain was first published as a single volume in 1976. An expanded two-volume second edition of "The Unbroken Chain" was published in 1990. The author announced in December 2012 that he is in the process of earnestly editing ...

  • Riga Ghetto גטו ריגה

    The Riga Ghetto was a small area in Maskavas Forštate, neighborhood of Riga, Latvia, designated by the Nazis where Jews from Latvia, and later from Germany, were forced to live during World War II. On October 25, 1941, the Nazis relocated all Jews from Riga and the vicinity to the ghetto while the non-Jewish inhabitants were evicted. Most of the Latvian Jews (about 24,000) were killed ...

  • Descendants of Founders of New Jersey

    A list of qualifying ancestors is below. The list is not exhaustive, and membership is not limited to descent from one of the names listed. Instead, the names are presented as a starting off point for potential members who may already be able to document descent from one or more of the individuals previously certified as Founders. For more information about Founders and their gene...

  • Colonial American Ministers

    This project commemorates colonial clergy for their roles as founders and leaders of the first American communities. The first clergy in America led bands of followers across the Atlantic and acted as leaders in every area of life — as educators, judges and heads of government — during America’s formative years. Bring your "Reverend" ancestors on over! To be eligible, par...

  • Daughters of the American Revolution - Patriots

    A project for DAR members to meet each other, and for non-members to find ancestors that enable them to join. Use the related projects below to help focus your DAR research goals. Geni Project - DAR Patriots Geni Project - DAR Descendants Geni Project - DAR Daughters "The Daughters of the American Revolution is a charitable organization that requires members be women over 18 able to...

  • Daughters of the American Revolution - umbrella for projects

    no profiles please A project for DAR members to meet each other, and for non-members to find ancestors that enable them to join. Use the related projects below to help focus your DAR research goals. Geni Project - DAR Patriots Geni Project - DAR Descendants Geni Project - DAR Daughters "The Daughters of the American Revolution is a charitable organization that requires members be ...

  • Ancient Mesopotamia

    Uruk Ur Sumer Akkadian Empire Sargon of Akkad Babylon Kings of Babylon Assyria Kings of Assyria

  • Notable Dutch Americans

    Notable Dutch Americans=The first Dutch settlers arrived in 1624 and founded a number of villages and a town called New Amsterdam on the East Coast, which would become the future world metropolis of New York. According to the 2006 United States Census, more than 5 million Americans claim total or partial Dutch heritage. Today the majority of the Dutch Americans live in California, New York, Mic...

  • World War II

    World War II , or the Second World War (often abbreviated as WWII or WW2 ), was a global war that was under way by 1939 and ended in 1945. It involved a vast majority of the world's nations—including all of the great powers—eventually forming two opposing military alliances: the Allies and the Axis. It was the most widespread war in history, with more than 100 million people servi...

  • The first settlers in Ness Ziona המתיישבים הראשונים בנס-ציונה

    Tribute to the first settlers in Ness Ziona (Hebrew: נֵס צִיּוֹנָה), a city in central Israel founded in 1883. Ness Ziona is located ca 10 Km SE of Tel Aviv. History Nahalat Reuben Ness Ziona was first known as Nahalat Reuben (lit. "Reuben's Estate") after Reuben Lehrer , who owned the land. In 1878, the...

  • Gunsmiths

    A gunsmith is a person who repairs, modifies, designs, or builds guns. Gunsmiths may also apply carvings, engravings and other decorative features to an otherwise finished gun. Please add your ancestors to this project. Profiles must be set to public . This is an international project. To pursue the entirety of this trade, a gunsmith must possess skills as: a parts fabricator a metalw...

  • The Royal Society

    The Royal Society A Gathering of the greatest of minds. The Royal Society is a Fellowship of the world's most eminent scientists and is the oldest scientific academy in continuous existence The Royal Society is a self-governing Fellowship of many of the world’s most distinguished scientists drawn from all areas of science, engineering, and medicine. The Society’s fundament...

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  • The Hollywood Walk of Fame

    The entertainment industry has provided the world with film, television and music for decades. In 1958, the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce began honoring those individuals who have made significant contribution to the media with stars on Hollywood Blvd. at Highland Avenue. Since then, over two thousand stars have been placed on the Walk of Fame recognizing individuals, both living and deceased, ...

  • Ochse Genealogy of SA

    This project is designed to collect Research Information, Discussions, Queries etc on the Ochse family of South Africa. Core profiles Christian George Ochse, SV/PROG Ann Munday, SM/PROG OCHSE FAMILY - SOUTH AFRICAN GENEALOGY The genealogical ancestor of all members of the Ochse family in South Africa was Christian George Ochse, SV/PROG , the son of Christian George Ochse, born on ...

  • Robeson County, North Carolina, USA 1787 - 1900

    Robeson County is a county in the U.S. state of North Carolina. As of 2010 it had a population of 134,168. Since then, it has been one of the 10% of United States counties that were majority-minority; its combined population of American Indian, African American and Latino residents comprise over 68% of the total. Native Americans make up 38% of the population. Robeson County was formed in 178...

  • Early Settlers of Enkeldoorn - C

    Early Settlers of Enkeldoorn - C This is a sub-project of Early Settlers of Enkeldoorn - Main Page Extracted from Publication - THE WHITES OF ENKELDOORN 1880 to 1980 A history of the families of european descent who settled in the area of Enkeldoorn (renamed Chivu) Rhodesia. now Zimbabwe. Author -- Sarel Van der Walt Completed in approximately the year 2001 POPULATION ENKELDOORN -...

  • Rhodesian Settlers - Small Trees

    Rhodesian Settlers - Small Trees This project lists small unconnected trees of people who settled in Rhodesia. The starting point for information has been Death Notices as found on the FamilySearch - see the two Zimbabwe links at the bottom of the page. The families have been researched by Annie Kloppers and the profile linked to this project in the hope that in time these will be connected...

  • Kasulikke allikaid ja muid materjale

    Siia projekti on kogutud suguvõsa uurijatele kasulikele viited andmebaasidele, kodulehtedele, teistele allikatele ja muudele materjalidele. Osad teemad on kaetud eraldi projektides, vaata neid paremalt servast seotud projektide rubriigist. Uue viite lisamisel lisa selle järele ka lühike kirjeldus, millega on tegemist. Ajapikku korrastame ka tekkiva viidete kogumi struktuu...

  • Molenaars ‧ NL ‧ Zuid-Holland

    Molenaars ‧ NL ‧ Zuid-Holland Molens & Molenaars Krimpenerwaard - Schoonhoven: MOLENS Alkemade 13 molen bekend, oudste uit 16.. Schoonhoven De Hoop ‧ Koren-molen ‧ v.1727-1918 ‧ windmolen ‧ stenen stellingmolen ‧ 01474 e ‧ • molenaars: …info welkom ! ? Polder Willige Hoflandsche- of Eerste molen - Pold...

  • Molenaars ‧ NL ‧ Noord-Holland

    Molenaars ‧ NL ‧ Noord-HollandZie voor Molens in Schermerhorn: * Komt U ook uit ...Schermerhorn?

  • Molenaars in de familie

    —2014-jun-04-wo-14:59+GMT-summer~time—jMVu— molenaar ~ millner ~ etcetera~translations welcome! Molenaars in de familie Gilde van Vrijwillige Molenaars - snds 1972 Vereniging De Hollandsche Molen - sinds 1923 Stichting De Fryske Mole - sinds 1970 Gilds Fryske Mounders - GFM - sinds 1973 De Hollandsche Molen - Vereniging tot behoud van molens in Nederland ...

  • Brouwers in de familie

    —WORK-in-PROGRESS—co-operative-collegae-WELKOM— Bier-Brouwers in NEDERLAND surname BROUWER - not the profession BROUWER : BROUWERS : BREWER : maybe we should make a different project with this item.... HOP-teelt in Nederland Groningen ◤Friesland◥ ◤Drenthe◥ Coevorden : Brouwerij De Gulz...

  • South African Progenitors - Stamvaders

    This is the 'umbrella' Progenitor Project that every South African male Progenitors (Stamvaders) should be added to first. See list of countries in alphabetical order below for projects for particular countries or people! See South African Progenitors - Matriarchs/Stammoeders for definitions of Stam Moeders/Progenitors/Matriarchs South African Progenitors The intention of this project...

  • Pithiviers Interment Camp

    Pithiviers Interment Camp (French: Le camp de transit de Pithiviers) was a little interment camp near the French commune of Pithiviers. Pithiviers Interment Camp built in the beginning of WWII in purpose to concentrate German prisoners. After the Nazi occupation in 1941 the camp became an interment camp for Jews, especially for Jews without a French citizenship. In July and August 1942, eig...

  • South African Stamouers/Progenitors

    They came by ship mostly from Europe but also from all ports on the VOC's trade routes and made the wild, abundant and beautiful southern point of Africa the Cape of Good Hope their home. Their descendants populated the Cape and 'trekked' northwards by ox wagon spreading across the region. Today they are the whitish tribe of South Africa and continuing their adventures, they have spread in smal...

  • South African Settlers - French

    Early French Settlers of South Africa This project is devoted to French Settlers in South Africa OTHER THAN those who were of the French Huguenot settlers between 1688 and 1689. Please only add the profiles of the Stamvaders/Progenitors who came from France. This is also a place where you can share links to online resources, tell other users where records etc. can be found and make queries ...

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  • American television actors

    For television actors of all nationalities, please see Entertainment industry people . American television actors are actors from the United States who perform on television. Television is one of the major mass media of the United States. Ninety-nine percent of American households have at least one television and the majority of households have more than one. As a whole, the television networ...

  • South African Slaves - isolated, unconnected profiles and trees

    South African Slaves - isolated profiles and trees not connected to the Big Tree Please link profiles of slaves which have not been connected to the main tree to this project. The purpose of the project is to have a "home" for them in the hope that they will in time be found and incorporated in the big tree. Images - to use as "markers" are attached to the project. References and So...

  • South African Progenitors - Matriarchs/Stammoeders

    South African Progenitors - Matriarchs/Stammoeders The object of this project is to examine the subject of Stammoeders, Matriarchs & Female Progenitors and define how we will use the terms on the South African Geni profiles for the immigrants who arrive in SA and started families. This is not as straight forward as it first looks, because the term for Stamvader / Male Progenitor (SV/PROG) a...

  • South African Settlers - German

    Early German Settlers of South Africa This project is devoted to the German Settlers in South Africa. Please only add the profiles of the Stamvaders/Progenitors who came from Germany. It is also a place where you can share links to online resources, tell other users where records etc. can be found and make queries or ask for help through the discussion facility. To participate in any projec...

  • Toila kalmistu

    Olete teretulnud kõik need kes soovivad oma lähedased seoses selle rahupaigaga ära märkida ja projekti lisada. Projekt "Toila kalmistu" koondab neid, kes on aegade jooksul seal oma rahu leidnud. Kultuurimälestise Riikliku Registri registrikanne vt. registrist ka kaasnevaid fotosid. -------------------------------------------------------------------------...

  • Colonial American Doctors

    Please add the profiles of the chirugeons, physicans, midwives, apothecaries and bonesetters who were our earliest doctors. Collaborators, feel free to update the page and add resource materials. Please note: 40% of the physicians in the early colonies were women. Midwives at this time were considered doctors. 18th Century American Medicine From In 18th Century England, there were thr...

  • American Revolutionary War

    For DAR information, see Daughters of the American Revolution ‎. The American Revolutionary War (1775–1783) or American War of Independence began as a war between the Kingdom of Great Britain and thirteen British colonies in North America, and concluded in a global war between several European great powers. The war was the culmination of the political American Revolution, wher...

  • Knights

    This project is a beginning introduction study of knights in genealogy. The mission is to help form a foundation of such membership and understanding of the family lines source for below: A knight is a person granted an honorary title of knighthood by a monarch or other political leader for service to the monarch or country, especially in a military capacity. Historically, in Europe, knightho...

  • Golden Globe Award winners

    The Golden Globe Award is an accolade bestowed by the 93 members of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA) recognizing excellence in film and television, both domestic and foreign. The annual formal ceremony and dinner at which the awards are presented is a major part of the film industry's awards season, which culminates each year with the Academy Awards. External links Wikipedia...

  • Barnmorskor i Sverige

    En viktig funktion i alla samhällen är för människors fortbestånd de som hjälper till när en ny människa föds. För människan är födandet en komplicerad handling där den födande kvinnan i normalfallet behöver hjälp av andra. Traditionellt har kvinnor alltid varit andra kvinnor b...

  • Cambridge University Alumni

    Please add known Cambridge alumni to this project. Collaborators, feel free to update the project, add resources ... And more collaborators. University of Cambridge The University of Cambridge (informally known as "Cambridge University" or simply as "Cambridge") is a collegiate research university located in Cambridge, England, United Kingdom. Originally founded in 1209, it is the secon...

  • Mynhardt - Utrecht Trek to Rhodesia - 1894

    Mynhardt Trek 1894 To participate in any project - you do need to first be a collaborator - so please join the project using the request link under "actions" at the top right of the page. Visit Geni Wikitext, Unicode and images which gives a great deal of assistance. See the discussion Project Help: How to add Text to a Project - Starter Kit to get you going! How to add a link is explai...

  • Ancient Rome

    Ancient Rome was a civilization that grew out of a small agricultural community, founded on the Italian Peninsula as early as the 10th century BCE. Located along the Mediterranean Sea, and centered at the city of Rome, it became one of the largest empires in the ancient world. In its centuries of existence, Roman civilization shifted from a monarchy to an oligarchic republic to an increasingl...

  • Jõelähtme kihelkond

    Kogume siia projekti Jõelähtme kihelkonnas sündinud ja selle kihelkonnaga seotud inimesed. Muu info: * Jõelähtme khk Jõelähtme kiriku kroonika II, e-raamatuna saab siit lugeda * Harju Kreis * Tallinna kreis 1783–1796 * Liivimaa atlas 1793 * 1783 atlas Kaug-Ida eestlased 1921-1922 koos fotode ja andmetega Jõel...

  • "Wenemaa wabidikest mehed ja nende naised Jõelähtme kihelkonna Kostivere mõisa ajaloos". (Eesti)

    Koondada siia projekti peale Põhjasõda Jõelahtme khk Kostivere ja Maardu mõisadesse keisrinna Katariina I ja keiser Peeter I poolt toodud Wenenemaa wabadikest mehed ja nende järglased. Nii neid mehi Jõelahtme kiriku personaalraamatutes nimetatakse. 1835 said need mehed selliseid perenimesid : Bataschkov , Gordejev / Gardejev , Filippov / Phill...

  • New Brunswick, Canada

    New Brunswick, Canada

  • Jewish Families of Kraków (Poland)

    Krakow was one of the largest Jewish centers in Poland/Galicia. Founded before the end of the first millennium, the city of Krakow (Cracow), located today in southern Poland, served as the seat of the Piast Dynasty and eventually as the capital of the Polish Kingdom until the early 17th century. After the third partition of Poland in 1795, Krakow became the seat of Galicia province in the A...

  • Imigrantes Portugueses ao Brasil / Portuguese immigrants to Brazil

    Imigração Portuguesa ao Brasil Este é o projeto principal que será redirecionado para outros subprojetos, conforme links relacionados à Lista de Concelhos abaixo. Veja as Orientações. Imigração portuguesa no Brasil, ou emigração portuguesa para o Brasil, é o movimento populacional de portugueses para o Brasi...

  • Grāvīšu dzimta

    Pēterim un Geddei (dz.1736.g.) bijuši 5 dēli - Jēkabs, Sīmanis, Andrejs, Pēteris, Ādams. Andrejs mirst 1785.gadā, savukārt Ādams 1795. gadā. Uzvārdu došanas laikā Jēkabs saņem uzvārdu "Kirre", Sīmanis - "Uotz" (domājams - Ods), Pēteris - "Gawer". Liel&#...

  • Global Family Reunion

    Best selling author A.J. Jacobs (“AJ”) hopes that you can connect with him, now, in the Geni World Family Tree, and invites you to attend the Global Family Reunion in 2015 where you can jointly break the Guinness world record for the world’s largest family reunion ever. This will be a fun day with presentations by celebrities and famous scientists, music, comedy, games, int...

  • Eestlased Rootsis / Estonians in Sweden

    Siia projekti soovime Genist kokku koguda tuntumaid eestlased Rootsis läbi kõigi ajajärkude.

  • Tallinna Liiva kalmistu

    Olete teretulnud kõik need kes soovivad oma lähedased seoses selle rahupaigaga ära märkida ja projekti lisada. Projekt "Tallinna Liiva kalmistu" koondab neid, kes on aegade jooksul seal oma rahu leidnud. Tallinna Liiva kalmistu koduleht Maetu otsing Haudi andmebaasis Maetu otsing Billiongraves andmebaasis Tallinna Liiva kalmistu Find A Grave andmebaasis ...

  • Geni World History Timeline

    Umbrella Directory This project is an Umbrella Directory Project to help teleport Geni members to experience and explore the evolution of mankind vis-à-vis virtually providing historical context to profiles and projects on Geni. Science, - Religion, - Politics, - Culture, - Historical Notables, - Major Historical Events, - Rise and Decline of World Powers, - Art, - Music, - P...

  • Irving G. Thalberg Memorial Award winners

    Irving G. Thalberg Memorial Award The Irving G. Thalberg Memorial Award is awarded periodically at the Academy Awards ceremonies to "Creative producers, whose bodies of work reflect a consistently high quality of motion picture production." The award is named for Irving Thalberg, legendary head of the Production Division of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, who developed the company's reputation for sop...

  • Academy Award winners

    What is an Academy Award? An Academy Award is an award bestowed by the American Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) to recognize excellence of professionals in the film industry, including directors, actors, and writers. The Oscar statuette is officially named the Academy Award of Merit and is one of nine types of Academy Awards. The formal ceremony at which the Awards of Meri...

  • Film directors

    Scope of Project This project aims to identify notable film directors. Overview A film director is a person who directs the actors and crew in the making of a film. They control a film's artistic and dramatic aspects, while guiding the technical crew and actors. Responsibilities Film directors are responsible for overseeing creative aspects of a film under the film producer. They ofte...

  • Rhodesia's Pioneer Women 1859 - 1896

    Rhodesia's Pioneer Women 1859 - 1896 Rhodesia's Pioneer Women were faced with hardships and conditions we today can only imagine. They were courageous women whose lives must have been very difficult - many died in childbirth; others were killed by natives. They lost children and husbands and lived in conditions where malaria and dysentery caused many deaths. Reading through the Zimbabwe Death...

  • Victims of the Nuremberg Laws

    This project is for people who were impacted by the Nuremberg laws "new" definition of a Jew: those who had in fact been baptized at birth and brought up as "Christians", but had two, three or four Jewish grandparents. Many of these people suffered in additional ways as they no longer belonged to the "Christian" community, and did not belong to the Jewish community either, if they were married ...

  • South Africans' Geni Landing Site. WELKOM CUZZINS!

    Hello!! "Welkom Cuzzins" is the SA Master Page , providing links to all the other South African based projects as a Help Page, Index of SA Projects, Historical Timeline and Communication portal. Tip Click on the 'Follow' button in the top right hand corner of the page if you want to join the SA Geni cuzzin community. We've also got a Facebook page for SA Geni users - to keep everyone up...

  • Heroes of the Holocaust - The Courageous Fighters against Hitler's Nazi Regime

    We would like to honor the extraordinary heroes, National leaders , Generals , Scientists , Partisans , Diplomats , Civil Servants and the countless supremely brave Resistors -- all the individuals who helped eradicate the darkest period in history. The eleven million victims of the Nazi regime included intelligentsia, artists, homosexuals, religious groups including six million Jews, the men...

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  • Ratnycia and Druskieniki, Lithuania: Remembering our Ancestors

    '"...On the 22nd of June, 1941, the Nazis attacked Lithuania but the news didn't reach Radnitsa until the next day when the refugees from Liskovo and Lipen arrived. There was nowhere to run, however, as the Nazis had already taken Vilna and the Kaunas fortress. Everyone stayed in their own homes. The Nazis, may their names be blotted out, used the Radnitsers for slave labor, clearing out forest...

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  • Who Do You Think You Are?

    This project aims to gather together the Geni profiles for all of the notable figures who have been featured on the genealogical television program Who Do You Think You Are? The program has been broadcast in dozens of countries and has many national versions, all of which are included in this project. Who Do You Think You Are? When you add a profile for someone featured on the program, plea...

  • SCHINDLER's LIST: The little girl with the red coat - the true story

    As most of you probably already know, the Steven Spielberg's image-movie " SCHINDLER's LIST " , is about the incredible true story of Oskar Schindler , a German angel who saved the lives of more than 1,000 Jews during the Holocaust. Oskar Schindler - Rescuer of 1200 Jews "The Actual List of Schindler Survivors" The movie is very significant in the Holocaust rememberance, and is consid...

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  • European Resistance Movements

    The main information and outline is from The Military History of World War II: Volume 15: European Resistance Movements, by Trevor Nevitt Dupuy, Col., U.S. Army, Ret., Franklin Watts, Inc., New York, c. 1965. Book May 10 The Unknown War. The Land of Lidice: Czechoslovakia. They Did Not Scare Us: Poland. Caged - A Story of Jewish Resistance - David J. Landau The Holocaust, the Je...

  • Gårdsslekt i Lier og Røyken

    Forfedre og slekt i Buskerud, for det meste Lier og Røyken.

  • The Kindertransport

    The Kindertransport (also Refugee Children Movement or "RCM'") is the name given to the rescue mission that took place during the nine months prior to the outbreak of the Second World War. The United Kingdom took in nearly 10,000 predominantly Jewish children from Nazi Germany, Austria, Czechoslovakia, Poland, and the Free City of Danzig. The children were placed in British foster homes, hostel...

  • Suicide in response to Nazi oppression

    Rather than face deportation and murder, a number of victims of Nazi oppression committed suicide. For example, in the wake of Germany's annexation of Austria, hundreds of Jews took their own lives. Today this final act of desperation is seen as an act of resistance, of an attempt at some sort of self-determination by the victims of Nazi oppression. This project seeks to collect the profiles of...

  • Nazi Euthanasia Victims -- Aktion T4

    Action T4 (German: Aktion T4) was the name used after World War II for Nazi Germany's "Euthanasia programme" during which physicians killed thousands of people who were "judged incurably sick, by critical medical examination". The programme officially ran from September 1939 until August 1941, but it continued unofficially until the end of the Nazi regime in 1945. The name T4 was an abbreviat...

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  • Warsaw Ghetto: Death Cards

    Warsaw Ghetto Main Umbrella Project. Jewish Records Indexing Jewish Gen Poland ------------------------------------------ JRI POLAND JEWISH RECORD INDEXING - POLAND The following is a list of all surnames extracted from the Warsaw Ghetto Death Cards Project. ELENBERG : Warszawa Ghetto Deaths Warszawa Gubernia / Warszawa Province (r...

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  • Swieciany Ghetto

    The Swieciany Ghetto was liquidated April 4, 1943. The people were told that they were being resettled in either the Vilna or the Kovno ghettos. The train with the Jews of Swieciany was detained at the Vilna depot while murder operations proceeded with the Jews of Sol. Then the train went to Ponary. When Swieciany Jews found themselves at Ponary they realized that they had been tricked. The...

  • Shanghai Ghetto הגטו בשנחאי

    The Shanghai ghetto , formally known as the Restricted Sector for Stateless Refugees (無国籍難民限定地区 mukokuseki nanmin gentei chiku?), was an area of approximately one square mile in the Hongkou District of Japanese-occupied Shanghai, to which about 20,000 Jewish refugees were relocated by the Japanese-issued Proclamation Concerning Rest...

  • Rejowiec Ghetto

    The Rejowiec Transit Ghetto Transit stop for the murder of Slovak Jews Map of Rejowiec in the Krasnystaw districtRejowiec in the district of Chelm, acquired municipal rights during the 16th Century and became famous thanks to Mikolaj Rej, a distinguished poet of the Polish Renaissance. At the end of the 16th Century Rejowiec was populated mostly by Jews, and by the 20th Century the Jews account...

  • Radom Ghetto גטו ראדום

    Radom Ghetto was a World War II ghetto set up in March 1941 by Nazi Germany in the city of Radom in occupied Poland, for the purpose of persecution and exploitation of the local Polish Jews. Liquidation of the ghetto began in August 1942 and ended in July 1944, with approximately 30,000–32,000 victims sent to their deaths in cattle trucks at the Treblinka extermination camp. ה...

  • Przemysl Ghetto

    The Przemysl Ghetto is situated on the San River, in the former Lwow district of eastern Galicia. Today it is part of Podkarpackie voivodship. Before WW2 about 24,000 Jews lived in the town. The Germans entered the town for the first time on 15 September 1939. Repressions and humiliations, aimed at the Jewish population, started almost immediately. Around 20,000 Jews still lived in Przemysl a...

  • Opole Ghetto

    On February 15, 1941, and February 26, 1941, two deportation transports with 2,003 Jewish men, women and children on board left Vienna Aspang Station bound for Opole, a small town south of Lublin. Opole had a long established Jewish community; when war broke out about 4,000 Jews lived here, i.e. about 70 percent of the population, a proportion which rose further after the beginning of the war...

  • Mlawa ghetto גטו מלאבה

    Mlawa is part of the Plock region, Warsaw. A village with the name of Mlawa dates back to the end of the 14th century with Jews having been cited living there already in 1507. With the third partition of Poland in 1795 Mlawa was annexed to Prussia and by 1807 was included in the principality of Warsaw. In 1815 it became part of the Polish Kingdom. The Jewish population began to develop only...

  • Holocaust: "The Final Solution"

    This Project is dedicated as a Holocaust Master Project Index to the monstrous consortium of "The Final Solution death machine." Please add cherished profiles to the relevant concentration camp and ghetto sub-projects and not to this Master Holocaust Projects Directory . If no appropriate project exists, we will help create one. Please contact curators Hatte Blejer , Pam Karp , Malka Myse...

  • Minsk Ghetto גטו מינסק

    The Minsk Ghetto was created soon after the German invasion of the Soviet Union. It was one of the largest in Eastern Europe , and the largest in the German-occupied territory of the Soviet Union. It housed close to 100,000 Jews, most of whom perished in The Holocaust. The ghetto was created soon after the German invasion of the Soviet Union and capture of the city of Minsk, capital of the Be...

  • Lvov Ghetto גטו לבוב

    The Lviv Ghetto or the Lwów Ghetto (also known as Lvov or Lemberg Ghetto , Polish: getto lwowskie) was a World War II ghetto set up in the city of Lwów (now Lviv, Ukraine) on the territory of Nazi-administered General Government in German-occupied Poland. It was one of the largest Jewish ghettos established by Nazi Germany after the joint Nazi-Soviet invasion of Poland. The ci...

  • Eesti teater

    Kuna eesti näitlejatel on eraldi projekt, siis siia koondame eesti teatritega seotud inimesed läbi kõikide ajajärkude: teatrilavastajad, -koreograafid ja balletitantsijad, ballettmeistrid, -repetiitorid, -suflöörid, -dirigendid, -koormeistrid, -orkestrandid ja -kontsertmeistrid, -kunstnikud ja -dekoraatorid -teatripedagoogid, -teadlased ja -...

  • Lublin Ghetto גטו לובלין

    The Lublin Ghetto was a World War II ghetto created by Nazi Germany in the city of Lublin in occupied Poland, on the Nazi-administered territory of the General Government. Its inhabitants were mostly Polish Jews, although a number of Roma were also present. The Lublin Ghetto, set up in March 1941, was one of the first Nazi-era ghettos in occupied Poland to be "liquidated". In November 1942 ar...

  • Kielce Ghetto

    Kielce was occupied on 4 September 1939 by the German army. Approximately 24,000 Jews lived in the town, a third of all inhabitants. Like in all other occupied towns anti-Jewish actions took place immediately: Lootings, expropriations, forced labour and killings were the order of the day. Soon a Judenrat was established. Its first chairman was Moses Pelc who refused to collaborate with th...

  • Izbica Ghetto

    The Izbica Ghetto was a Jewish ghetto created in Izbica in occupied Poland during World War II, serving as a transfer point for deportation of Jews from Poland, Germany, Austria and Czechoslovakia to Belzec and Sobibor extermination camp s. SS-Hauptsturmführer Kurt Engels was the commandant of the camp. In the camp, the Jews from Germany were differentiated from Polish Jews by the colo...

  • Dvinsk (Dünaburg, Daugavpils) Ghetto

    Daugavpils Ghetto Following the occupation of Latvia by Nazi Germany in the summer of 1941, the Daugavpils Ghetto (German: Ghetto Dünaburg) was established in an old fortress near Daugavpils. Daugavpils is the second largest city in Latvia and the principal city of the Latgalia region. It was located in southeastern Latvia on the Daugava River. The city was militarily important as a ma...

  • Dabrowa Ghetto

    The place name "Dąbrowa", derived from the Polish word dąb (oak), denotes an "oak grove", as the territory of the original village is believed to be covered by oak forests back in the early days of its existence. Since in the 19th century the settlement grew to be an important coal mining center, its name was supplemented by the adjective "Górnicza" ("mining") in 1919. Du...

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  • Częstochowa Ghetto

    The Częstochowa Ghetto was a Jewish ghetto set up by Nazi Germany in the city of Częstochowa in south-central Poland, for the purpose of persecution and exploitation of local Jews during the German occupation of Poland. The approximate number of people confined to the ghetto at its beginning was around 40,000 and at its peak – right before mass deportations – 48,00...

  • Victims of the Nazi Holocaust - קרבנות הנאצים בשואה

    Victims of the Nazi Holocaust around the World ------ קרבנות הנאצים בשואה This project's mission is to list the names of the victims of the Nazi Holocaust to show that they all live on in our hearts and minds---We will Never Forget, to Remember them forever! This project ho...

  • Theresienstadt Ghetto

    This project aims to collect all of the profiles of persons who were inmates of the concentration camp Theresienstadt also referred to as Theresienstadt Ghetto located in what is now the Czech Republic. Overcrowding and disease During WWII, the ghetto Terezín (Theresienstadt) was one of the major sites of suffering and death for the Jews of the Bohemian Lands and several European cou...

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  • Bochnia Ghetto

    Bochnia Ghetto, Krakow In 1941, Bochnia Ghetto, Krakow , a closed ghetto, surrounded by a wooden fence, was established in Bochnia. At the beginning of April 1941, all “Aryan” inhabitants of the future ghetto area were resettled, and in July 1941 Jews were prohibited from leaving the ghetto without a special permit. From October 1941, by order of Hans Frank, to do so was pun...

  • Bilgoraj Ghetto

    The town of Bilgoraj is the principal town of its county in Lublin province. As of 2009 its population was 27.341. It is located on Bilgoraj Plateau, on the Lada River (right tributary of the Tanew River), in the vicinity of Roztoczanski National Park. On August 2, 1919 the province of Lublin consisting of 19 districts was established, including Bilgoraj district with the principal town being B...

  • Bialystok Ghetto גטו ביאלסטוק

    The Bialystok Ghetto was set up by Nazi Germany between July 26 and early August 1941 in the new capital of Bezirk Bialystok district of German-occupied Poland. About 50,000 Jews from the vicinity of Białystok and the surrounding region were herded into a small area of the city. The ghetto was split in two by the Biala River running through it (see map). Most inmates were put to work...

  • Drancy Internment Camp

    The Drancy internment camp of Paris, France, was used to hold Jews who were later deported to the extermination camps. 65,000 Jews were deported from Drancy, of whom 63,000 were murdered[1] including 6,000 children. Only 2,000 remained alive when Allied forces liberated the camp on 17 August 1944. Drancy was under the control of the French police until 1943 when administration was taken over ...

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  • Gurs Internment Camp

    Camp Gurs was an internment and refugee camp constructed by the French government in 1939. The camp was originally set up in southwestern France after the fall of Catalonia at the end of the Spanish Civil War to control those who fled Spain out of fear of retaliation from Francisco Franco's regime. At the start of the World War II, the French government interned Germans and citizens of other ...

  • Stutthof

    KZ Stutthof was the first Nazi concentration camp built outside of 1937 German borders. Completed on September 2, 1939, it was located in a secluded, wet, and wooded area west of the small town of Sztutowo (German: Stutthof). The town is located in the former territory of the Free City of Danzig, 34 km east of Gdańsk, Poland . KZ Stutthof was the last camp liberated by the Allies, on...

  • Ravensbrück

    El Moley Rachamim Holocaust Prayer Ravensbrück was a notorious women's concentration camp during World War II, located in northern Germany, 90 km north of Berlin at a site near the village of Ravensbrück (part of Fürstenberg/Havel). Construction of the camp began in November 1938 by SS leader Heinrich Himmler and was unusual in that it was a camp primarily for women...

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  • Plaszow

    Plaszow Concentration Camp Plaszow was originally a forced labour camp , and subsequently became a concentration camp. Its official designation was Zwangsarbeitslager Plaszow des SS- und Polizeiführers im Distrikt Krakau. The construction of the camp began in summer 1940. Its first prisoners were Poles. In 1941 the camp was extended and the first Jews were deported there. The site ...

  • Jews of the French German Nexus: Alsace, Lorraine / Rhineland

    Chassidei Ashkenaz Some of the first Jewish communities in the Gallo-Roman cities of the extended Rhineland were Treves/Trier Speyer/Spire , Worms , Cologne , Mainz , Metz Strasbourg

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