on camps

Township: Kielce
Commune: Kielce
District: Kielce
Voivodeship: Kielce

1. Name of the camp:

Camp for the Jews from Vienna

2. Location of the camp:

Św. Aleksandra Street 26, Public Elementary School

3. Size of the camp:

Three-story building

4. Date of establishment of the camp:

12 February 1940

5. Date of closure of the camp:

1 April 1941

6. Were the prisoners only Poles, only Jews from Poland, or Poles and Jews from Poland?


7. Were there any foreigners in the camp (nationality, number)?

Only Jews from abroad, from Austria (the majority were from Vienna)

8. Average number of prisoners in the camp:

1,000 people

9. Total number of prisoners who passed through the camp during its period of operation:

1,000 people

10. What happened with the prisoners upon liquidation of the camp?

They were incarcerated in the Kielce Ghetto.

11. Did the prisoners work in the camp? (types of work performed, types of workshops)


12. Did the prisoners work outside the camp? (types of work performed, locations)

13. How were the prisoners fed?

They had to rely on their own resources.

14. Was there an infirmary or a hospital in the camp?


15. Where there any epidemics in the camp? (If yes, what kind)


16. Are data on the death rate in the camp available?


17. Were executions held at or outside the camp?


18. Were the corpses destroyed?


19. Was there a crematorium in the camp?


20. Was the burial site of the murdered victims determined?

Those who died of natural causes were buried in the Jewish cemetery.

21. Current condition of the camp – what was destroyed? What is located on the site of the camp?

Public Elementary School

22. Has any material evidence survived from the camp? (Type, place of storage, has it been secured?)


23. Are the surnames and, possibly, addresses of the people who had been imprisoned in the camp known?

24. Are the surnames of the Germans, the camp commander and other functionaries known?


On 6 October 1945, the contents of the above questionnaire were officially certified by Ludwika Bazylewska, acting on the authorization of the president of the city of Kielce, with the Municipal Court in Kielce.