Locations visited by Jerry Springer

Terezín Memorial

Principova alej 304
411 55 Terezín
The Czech Republic

(00 420) 41 678 22 25

During the Second World War 140 000 Jews were sent to the ghetto of Terezín (Theresienstadt in German). 35 000 died as a result of the atrocious conditions and many others were sent to the death camps. Terezín is now the site of a memorial and museum dedicated to recording their suffering.

Brandenburg State Archive in Potsdam (Brandenburgisches Landeshauptarchiv in Potsdam)

Zum Windmühlenberg
14469 Potsdam
OT Bornim
Germany

(00 49) 33 156 74 12 6

This is the central archive for the state of Brandenburg of which Potsdam is the capital. Among other holdings it has an extensive collection of Jewish deportation records. A useful online guide to German archives is available here.

Radegast Station (Stacja Radegast)

Lodz

During World War Two this now disused station was located near the boundary of the Lodz Jewish Ghetto. Between 1942 and 1944 around 150 000 Jews passed through the station on their way to the Kulmhof and Auschwitz death camps. It is now the site of a Holocaust Memorial. You can find out more about visiting the Lodz website.

The State Archive in Lodz (Archiwum Państwowe w Lodzi)

Plac Wolności 1
91-415 Lodz
Poland

(00 48) 42 632 62 01

This is one of 30 of Poland's regional archives and it has a helpful English website. Most of their archival holdings date from the 19th and 20th centuries – most useful for genealogists are their collection of church and public registers; records of old factories judiciary bodies political parties and educational religious and social organisations. The archive also offers a research service – apply in writing via post or email.

The Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe (also known as The Holocaust Memorial)

Cora-Berliner-Str. 1
10117 Berlin
Germany

(00 49) 30 26 39 43 36

This site in the centre of Berlin is Germany's main Holocaust memorial site commemorating six million Jewish victims. The Memorial consists of the Field of Stelae designed by architect Peter Eisenman and the underground Information Centre.

The Szczecinek/Neustettin Archive (Archiwum Państwowe w Koszalinie Oddział w Szczecinku)

ul. Parkowa 3
78-400 Szczecinek
Poland

(00 48) 94 342 26 22

Neustettin (Szczecinek in Polish) Archive is a branch office of the Polish State Archive in Koszalin. Although the website is available only in Polish and German, a useful guide to researching in Pomeranian archives is available here.

The State Archive in Gorzów Wielkopolski (Archiwum Państwowe w Gorzowie Wielkopolskim)

ul. Grottgera 24/25
66-413 Gorzów Wlkp.
Poland

(00 48) 95 720 78 23

Although the pages relating specifically to Gorzów (formerly Landsberg Warthe in Germany) Archive are in Polish you can find a useful English guide to tracing your family history using Poland's state archives website.

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