1945-1946 HOLOCAUST SURVIVOR LISTINGS
(UCT Libraries Digital Collections, Univ. of Cape Town. Libraries)
Note: These are almost one hundred images of original documents. Click on the image to expand.
According to the library, the description of the listings is as follows: “Such listings were distributed worldwide…Similar lists can be found in various collections…These have been broadly consolidated through the online Holocaust Survivors and Victims Database of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum…Similar lists were compiled and distributed by numerous Jewish community based and relief aid organisations in France, Russia, Germany, Switzerland, USA, Palestine, and South Africa. The specific assortment of papers listed here was found in the old Schoonder Street Synagogue and Donated anonymously to the Cape Town Holocaust Centre in 2011…Some of the lists provide information related to individuals who were murdered in concentration camps, but most of the lists provide information related to those who survived in different locations…the lists are in Hebrew, English, French, German and Italian….”
One of the most interesting documents is an “Extract of a list providing biographical details of survivors” According to the description, this is a document of unknown origin which provides “…names and personal information for 24 refugees, including information about family living overseas and needing to be located.”
Below, is a small example: