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  • Daily Order Theresienstadt #386

    Daily Order Theresienstadt #386

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    daily order theresienstadt #386, front, 1943daily order theresienstadt #386, reverse, 1943

    Daily order Theresienstadt #386, Front, 1943 Daily order Theresienstadt #386, Reverse, 1943

    Daily order of the concentration camp Theresienstadt, Bohemia. Issued by the council of elders of the autonomous Jewish self-government of the camp. Order No. 386, December 3rd, 1943. Announcing

    1. arrival of a transport of prisoners from Vienna;
    2. power saving measures;
    3. action against rats;
    4. resumption of clothing repair;
    5. payment of wages for the production-order "K";
    6. judgements of the ghetto-court (e.g. Herbert Andreas Schilling and Herbert Hekscher are sentenced to 8 months of hard prisonment, partly solitary confinement and withdrawal of warm meals, and loss of the right to hold an office in the ghetto because of stealing 51 breads from a bread stock).

    Signed by the head of the council of elders, Mr. Zucker. Original copy for the internal use in the camp.  Size: 8.2x11.6.

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