Source Information

United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Poland, Jews Displaced from Biała Podlaska to Międzyrzec-Podlaski, 1942 (USHMM) [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations, Inc., 2012.

This collection was indexed by World Memory Project contributors from the digitized holdings of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, RG-15.102M: Karty meldunkowe ludnosci żydowskiej z Białej Podlaskiej przesiedlonej do Mie̜dzyrzecza Podlaskiego (Sygn. 244). For more information about this collection, click on the collection title above to access the USHMM’s catalog record, or email

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About Poland, Jews Displaced from Biała Podlaska to Międzyrzec-Podlaski, 1942 (USHMM)

This database contains information from registration cards for Jewish residents of Biała Podlaska, Poland, whom German authorities concentrated in the Mie̜dzyrzec-Podlaski ghetto in 1942. Later, SS and police units deported most of them to Treblinka to be killed. The original documents are held by the Emanuel Ringelblum Jewish Historical Institute in Warsaw, Poland.

What's in the Records

While this database does not include images of the cards, the index entries for individuals may include details such as:

  • relationship to head of household
  • gender
  • religion
  • marital status
  • military obligation
  • nationality
  • additional places and dates of residence
  • date of registration
  • removal date
  • comments

Details in the entries will vary depending on what information was provided on the original card.

Ordering Records

Additional details about these victims may be included in the original records. While the index is freely accessible from, the images of these records are not available in this database. Copies of the images can be ordered at no cost from the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. Click here for ordering information.

Historical Background

More information about the Treblinka killing center is available in the online Holocaust Encyclopedia.

Click here to see video testimony of Abraham Bomba, a barber who was forced to cut women’s hair before they were gassed at Treblinka.