This file contains reports and orders on censorship and activities surrounding the distribution or presentation of officially censored materials, as well as requests by residents and visiting artists to present cultural programming (plays, films, meetings). Item 31 in particular has to do with a Jewish cultural presentation. Please note there are several folders with such material from various years.
This file contains reports and orders on censorship and activities surrounding the distribution or presentation of officially censored materials, as well as requests by residents and visiting artists to present cultural programming (plays, films, meetings). Several requests pertain to meetings and gatherings of the Jewish community, and there are a number of censorship orders to stop the distribution of German- and Yiddish-language Jewish newspapers and periodicals (see for example items 94-99). Please note there are several folders with such material from various years.
This file contains correspondences and lists of minority artistic groups, mostly theater, that were approved to perform, and regarding those who were not. At the end is a 17 page list with 977 names of Jewish members of the artists and singers union.
These files contain letters stipulating permitted and not permitted publications. Many of the publications are Hungarian, but German and Yiddish publications are also included. The banned publications are generally of a communist character or "defame" the Romanian nation. The file from year 1930 also includes election posters for the town of Vatra Dornei; the posters are in German, Romanian, Yiddish, and for a wide variety of parties. The file from 1943 has more to do with confiscations of publications that are anti-state security. By this time the Jewish residents had been deported and few of the publications listed are Jewish or relate to Jews, though there are a few.
This collection consists of files created or maintained by the police authorities in Câmpulung Moldovenesc from the 1920s to the 1940s. In light of the significant Jewish population of the town, many or even most files may contain papers related in some way to Jewish residents. There are, for example, charts of artisans and shop-keepers; requests from organizations (Jewish cultural, religious, political groups) for permission to organize cultural events from dances to meetings to elections and so forth; files on suspected persons (including war-time refugees); files dealing with the revoking of Romanian citizenship from Jews; files from the Austro-Hungarian period with military conscript information; files dealing with forced labor or deportation to Transnistria during World War II. For details on these items and others, please click on any link below.