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Das Gesundheitswesen Der Stadt Warschau report

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 6059
Detailed report prepared by Drs. W. Hagen, Schrempf and Richter on diseases and healthcare problems in Warsaw from September 1939 though March 1942, in order to inform and alert the German government of potential epidemic situations. The bombing of Warsaw left about 40% of the city without fresh water or functioning sewers. The report is divided into three parts. Part 1 targets Jews, accusing them of being a main part of the problem due to their reluctance of delousing. Statistics about the Ghetto's population are also recorded, indicating that 55,000 Jews died in 1941 versus 18,520 Poles. 9 charts document births and deaths due to various diseases, and are divided into two sections, one for Jews and one for Aryans. Also included are two photographs of Nazi officials in front of the Warsaw Ghetto. Both photographs have handwritten annotations on the reverse. Part I was cleared for release as an administrative report; Parts 2 and 3 were for official German use only.

Dates

  • 1939 - 1942

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Extent

0.21 Linear Feet (1 box)

Abstract

Report prepared for the German government on diseases and healthcare problems in Warsaw from September 1939 though March 1942 and potential epidemic situations. The bombing of Warsaw left about 40% of the city without fresh water or functioning sewers. The report, in three parts, targets Jews as part of the problem, records statistics about the Ghetto's population, and includes charts detailing births and deaths. Also included are two photographs of Nazi officials in front of the Warsaw Ghetto. Both photographs have handwritten annotations on the reverse. Part I was cleared for release as an administrative report; Parts 2 and 3 were for official German use only.

Acquisition

Purchased from Eric Chaim Kline, April 19, 2014.
Title
Finding aid for the Das Gesundheitswesen Der Stadt Warschau report
Status
completed
Author
Sue Luftschein
Date
2014 May
Description rules
dacs

Repository Details

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