Poland Holocaust-Era Database [more than 400,000 records]

The Częstochowa-Radomsko Area Research Group finds and translates Holocaust-era survivor lists and death lists from all areas of Poland, as well as lists (of Jews from Poland) created outside of Poland. This database is one of the largest on the web, with more than 400,000 records so far, covering hundreds of towns and consisting of more than 300 separate projects.

We thank those who have made financial contributions to CRARG, thus making it possible for CRARG to conduct professional research in Poland: CRARG members and these organizations…

The Claims Conference The Claims Conference
The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
The Chenstochover Aid Society The Chenstochover Aid Society
Schwebel Family Foundation Schwebel Family Foundation

Material included in this dabase

Dawid Englander, Częstochowa Identity Application
Dawid Englander, Częstochowa Identity Application (source: CRARG President Daniel Kazez, Springfield, Oh.)

The time period covered by this database is just before, during, and just after World War II. Here are a few examples of data sets that are included: Częstochowa Book of Residents, Częstochowa Ghetto Registration, Częstochowa Hasag Factory, Częstochowa Slave Labor, Martyrdom of Jewish Physicians in Poland, Poland Survivor Radio Messages, Poland Survivors at DP Camps, Polish Children Arriving in Great Britain, Polish Jewish Refugees in the USSR, Polish Refugees in Tehran, Przyrów Books of Residents, Radomsko Book of Migration Control, Radomsko Martyrs List, Radomsko Identity Cards, Radomsko Registration Books, Register of Jewish Survivors, Surviving Jews in Częstochowa, Surviving Jews in Lublin, Surviving Jews in Warsaw, Surviving Jews in the Kielce District, Surviving Warsaw Jews, US Zone, Germany, Survivors in Stockholm, Survivors in Sweden, Theresienstadt, List of Polish Children, Żarki Books of Residents.

Thinking of joining CRARG? Feel free to write to me (danielkazez@crarg.org) to ask if we have records for your family! —Daniel Kazez, CRARG President (a volunteer/unpaid position)

If you are ready to join CRARG, visit our Pre-Holocaust Database page.