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Holocaust Survivor Lists

During the years immediately following the end of World War II, the statistical departments of the local committees of the World Jewish Congress and the Jewish Agency for Palestine, with the assistance of the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee, compiled lists of Holocaust survivors.

Most of the information in the lists was gathered by the local Jewish councils that were struggling to establish themselves in various places. When Jewish survivors returned to their home towns and visited these Jewish councils in search of information about missing relatives and friends, they voluntarily registered themselves. The data they provided was forwarded to the statistical departments and was compiled into card indexes. Additional lists were compiled at Displaced Persons camps and in other refugee centers.

The lists listed below represent photocopies of the original lists published by the World Jewish Congress and by other agencies. They are available for use in the Reading Room of the YIVO Library at the Center for Jewish History.

Please note: In the early years of the mass registration of Holocaust survivors, material was gathered unsystematically and not according to accepted statistical methods, leading to the likelihood of inaccuracies and omissions. As such, these lists cannot and do not include all the names of Jews who survived the Holocaust.

Call #TitleAgencyCampsPlace of originDate
3/22766
Vols I, II, III, IV
Counted RemnantHungarian Section, World Jewish Congress Budapest1946
3/22766A
Vol I
Register of Jewish Survivors I, List of Jews Rescued in Different European CountriesJewish Agency for Palestine, Search Bureau for Missing RelativesBergen Belsen, Buchenwald, Dachau, Dora, Theresienstadt, OtherCzechoslovakia, Holland, Italy, Sweden, Yugoslavia1945
3/22766A
Vol II
Register of Jewish Survivors II, List of Jews in PolandJewish Agency for Palestine, Search Bureau for Missing Relatives Poland1945
3/22767
Vols I, II, & Supplements
Register of All Persons Saved from Anti-Jewish Persecution in SlovakiaAmerican Joint Distribution Committee Slovakia1945
3/22767AListe fun di Lebngeblibene; Warszewer Jidn in der US Zone in Dajczland [List of Survivors; Warsaw Jews in the U.S. Zone in Germany]Centrale fun di Warszewer LandsmanszaftnFound in DP Camps in the U.S. Zone in GermanyWarsaw1948
3/22768, ISheerit Ha-Pletah; Bergen BelsenCentral Jewish CommitteeBergen Belsen 1945
3/22768, IISheerit Ha-Pletah; Bavaria, Buchenwald and OthersCentral Jewish CommitteeBuchenwald, Hillersleben, Turkheim, Hamburg, Kamer, Hasag-Altenburg 1945
3/22768
Vols III, IV, V
Sheerit Ha-Pletah;Central Jewish CommitteeBy camp 1945
3/22768ASurviving Jews in CzestochowaWorld Jewish Congress Czestochowan.d.
3/22769Sheerit Ha-Pletah, Volume I RevisedCentral Committee of Liberated Jews in Bavaria Germany1946
3/22769ASheerit Ha-Pletah, BavariaCentral Committee of Liberated Jews in BavariaDachau and Others 1945
3/22770Survivors, a list of Lithuanian Jews who Survived the Nazi Tyranny and are now in: Lithuania, Italy, France, Sweden, Palestine, GermanyAmerican Federation for Lithuanian Jews Lithuania1946
3/22771Surviving Jews in Jugoslavia, as of June 1945World Jewish Congress Yugoslavia1945
3/22772
2 vols
Terezin GhettoHIASTerezin 1945
3/22773
Vols I, II, III
Jewish Refugees in ItalyOffice of Statistics and Information at the Organization of Jewish Refugees in Italy Italyn.d.
3/22774
List 1
About Jews Liberated from German Concentration Camps Arrived in Sweden in 1945World Jewish Congress Sweden1945
3/22774
List 2
About Jews Liberated from German Concentration Camps Arrived in Sweden in 1945-1946World Jewish Congress Sweden1946
3/22775Liste Officielle No 2, Des Decedes des Camps de Concentration - NeuengammeRepublique Francaise, Ministere des Ancies Combattants et Victimes de GuerreHanover (United Kingdom Occupation Zone) n.d.
3/22775Liste Officielle No 3, Des Decedes des Camps de Concentration - PologneRepublique Francaise, Ministere des Ancies Combattants et Victimes de Guerre Poland: Breslau, Auschwitzn.d.
3/22775Liste Officielle No 4, Des Decedes des Camps de Concentration - Deportes de France and DecedesRepublique Francaise, Ministere des Ancies Combattants et Victimes de Guerre Auschwitz, Lublin-Maidenek, Othersn.d.
3/22775Liste Officielle No 5, Des Decedes des Camps de Concentration - FlossenburgRepublique Francaise, Ministere des Ancies Combattants et Victimes de GuerreFlossenburg, Bavaria (American Occupation Zone) n.d.
3/22775Liste Officielle No 6, Des Decedes des Camps de Concentration - DachauRepublique Francaise, Ministere des Ancies Combattants et Victimes de GuerreDachau n.d.
3/22777Accession List of the Bulletin "To Those Near and Far"Jewish Agency for Palestine, Search Bureau for Missing Relatives Various1945-1946
3/22777AAlphabetische Lijst van zich in Nederland Bevinden JodenCentraal Registratiebureau voor Juden Holland: Eindhoven1945
3/22777AAlphabetische Lijst van zich in Nederland Bevinden JodenCentraal Registratiebureau voor Juden Holland: Amsterdam1945
3/22777BEerste Lijst der Teruggevonden Joden (Juifs Liberes)Service D'evacuation et de Regroupement des Enfants et Familles Juifs Belgiumn.d
3/22777CList of Jews Residing in RigaWorld Jewish Congress, Stockholm Rigan.d
3/22777DListe Complete des Rescapes Thessaoloniciens  Thessalonikin.d
3/22777EBulletin, Persons Liberated at TerezinCzechoslovak Jewish CommitteeTerezin 1945
3/22777fAid for Communications between Displaced JewsRelief Committee of Jews from Czechoslovakia Czechoslovakian.d
3/22777GSurviving Jews in WarsawCentral Jewish Committee in Poland Poland: Warsaw1945
3/22777HSurviving Jews in LublinCentral Jewish Committee in Poland Poland: Lublinn.d
3/22777KPeople Found in HamburgWorld Jewish Congress Hamburg1945
3/45499Lists of Polish Jews who Perished in Dachau, GermanyOMGB, Information Services DivisionDachauPoland1948
3/45499Die Toten von Dachau; Deutsche und Ostereicher DachauGermany and Austria1948
/88243Professional Medical RegisterInternational Refugee Organization. Compiled by Health Division Hdqters, GenevaBritish Zone, French Zone, U.S. Zone, GermanyEurope1949
/88244 I, IIJewish World Congress, Lists of Holocaust Survivors and Victims Bibliography of ListsJewish World CongressVariousVarious1945- 1946
/88245Reshimah: Talmide Yeshivot Hakhme LublinShneurson, B. Sh. Lublin1965
/88246Lists of Survivors, Refugees Arrived in Stockholm, 1946Mosaiska Forsamlingen Registreringsvdelningen Various1946
/88247Jewish Survivors at Furth Furth, Germany 1945