World Archives Project: USHMM - UK, Selected Records Relating to Kindertransport, 1938-1939

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About this project This collection contains selected records relating to the "Kindertransport" that occured in the United Kingdom, 9 months prior to the 2nd World War.

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Minutes
Miscellaneous Document
Name List
Transport List

Minutes

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Choose the "Minutes" form type for images with the typed word "Minutes" about midway down the page. These images are of pre-printed forms.

Document Day

Key the day from the document date as seen on the record. If there is a date in the header that identifies when the document was created, key as the document date. If there are multiple dates, choose the one that appears to make the most sense. Do not key a document date for images with no names being captured.Some images will have lists of individuals with a date that is unlabeled. When this occurs, key the date as a document date. For this reason, document date was placed on the record level. Note: Document will automatically copy down and will need changed when being captured on the record level.
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Document Month

Key the month in its three-letter abbreviation from the document date using the dictionary provided to assist you. If the month appears as a number, key as seen. If there is a date in the header that identifies when the document was created, key as the document date. If there are multiple dates, choose the one that appears to make the most sense. Do not key a document date for images with no names being captured.Some images will have lists of individuals with a date that is unlabeled. When this occurs, key the date as a document date. For this reason, document date was placed on the record level. Note: Document will automatically copy down and will need changed when being captured on the record level.
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Document Year

Key the year from the document date as seen on the record. If there is a date in the header that identifies when the document was created, key as the document date. If there are multiple dates, choose the one that appears to make the most sense. Do not key a document date for images with no names being captured.Some images will have lists of individuals with a date that is unlabeled. When this occurs, key the date as a document date. For this reason, document date was placed on the record level. Note: Document will automatically copy down and will need changed when being captured on the record level.
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Prefix

Key any titles before the given name, such as "Dr," "Mr," or "Mrs," of the primary person as seen on the record using the dictionary provided for assistance. Only prefix values should be keyed into the prefix field. Only key the names of persons who appear to be directly involved in the transport (those being transported or those helping). Avoid keying the names of officials, i.e. magistrates, government officials, etc.
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Given

Key the first name or initial and any middle names of the primary person as seen on the record using the dictionary provided for assistance. Initials should be keyed with a space between them and without entering periods.Only key the names of persons who appear to be directly involved in the transport (those being transported or those helping). Avoid keying the names of officials, i.e. magistrates, government officials, etc.
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Surname

Key the surname as seen on the record using the dictionary provided for assistance.Only key the names of persons who appear to be directly involved in the transport (those being transported or those helping). Avoid keying the names of officials, i.e. magistrates, government officials, etc.
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Suffix

Key all titles, such as "Jr" or "III", following the surname of the primary person as seen on the record using the dictionary provided for assistance.Only key the names of persons who appear to be directly involved in the transport (those being transported or those helping). Avoid keying the names of officials, i.e. magistrates, government officials, etc.
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Age

Key the age as seen at the time the record was recorded using the dictionary provided for assistance. If present, age may be found next to the word "Age" or "Aged" and should be a number between 1 and 120.Valid ages include numeric digits between "0" and "120" and fractions between "1/12" and "11/12." If an age includes years, months, and/or days key only the years. For example, if an age appears as 10 years, 7 months, key age as "10." If an age appears in months, such as 10 months, key age as a fraction: "10/12." If an Age includes years plus a fraction, such as 3 3/12, key only the year: "3." If the age is less than one month, key "0."
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Gender

Key the gender in its full form using the dictionary provided for assistance. Gender may be determined by key words, such as "son of", "daughter of", etc., or by gender specific prefixes. In some cases "male" and "female" will appear next to a name.
See Example

Occupation

Key the occupation as seen on the record using the dictionary provided for assistance.
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Birth Day

Key the day from the birth date as seen on the record. Birth date may be found near the words "Birth," "Birthday," "Geb. ort," or something similar. Birth date will be in [day-month-year] format.
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Birth Month

Key the month in its three-letter abbreviation from the birth date using the dictionary provided to assist you. If the month appears as a number, key as seen. Birth date may be found near the words "Birth," "Birthday," "Geb. ort," or something similar. Birth date will be in [day-month-year] format.
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Birth Year

Key the year from the birth date as seen on the record. Birth date may be found near the words "Birth," "Birthday," "Geb. ort," or something similar. Birth date will be in [day-month-year] format.
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Birth Place

Key the birth place as seen on the record using the dictionary provided for assistance. Separate any geographical locations with a comma. Ex: All Saints, Southampton. Birth place may be found near the words "Birth," "Geb. ort," or something similar.
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Residence Address

Key the residence address as seen on the record using the dictionary provided for assistance. Residence address can usually be identified by a house or apartment number coupled with a street name.
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Residence Place

Key the residence place as seen on the record using the dictionary provided for assistance. Separate any geographical locations with a comma. Ex: All Saints, Southampton. Residence place may be found near the words "Domicile," "From," "Adresse," "Address," or something similar. Residence place may be a city, county or country. Key any place information where they reside or where they are coming from.
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Miscellaneous Document

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Choose the "Miscellaneous Document" form type for images that do not fit any other form type description but have names to be keyed.

Document Place

Key the document place as seen on the record using the dictionary provided for assistance. Separate any geographical locations with a comma. Ex: All Saints, Southampton.  If there is a place in the header that identifies where the document was created, key as the document place. Do not key a document place for images with no names being captured.
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Document Day

Key the day from the document date as seen on the record. If there is a date in the header that identifies when the document was created, key as the document date. If there are multiple dates, choose the one that appears to make the most sense. Do not key a document date for images with no names being captured.Some images will have lists of individuals with a date that is unlabeled. When this occurs, key the date as a document date. For this reason, document date was placed on the record level. Note: Document will automatically copy down and will need changed when being captured on the record level.
See Example

Document Month

Key the month in its three-letter abbreviation from the document date using the dictionary provided to assist you. If the month appears as a number, key as seen. If there is a date in the header that identifies when the document was created, key as the document date. If there are multiple dates, choose the one that appears to make the most sense. Do not key a document date for images with no names being captured.Some images will have lists of individuals with a date that is unlabeled. When this occurs, key the date as a document date. For this reason, document date was placed on the record level. Note: Document will automatically copy down and will need changed when being captured on the record level.
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Document Year

Key the year from the document date as seen on the record. If there is a date in the header that identifies when the document was created, key as the document date. If there are multiple dates, choose the one that appears to make the most sense. Do not key a document date for images with no names being captured.Some images will have lists of individuals with a date that is unlabeled. When this occurs, key the date as a document date. For this reason, document date was placed on the record level. Note: Document will automatically copy down and will need changed when being captured on the record level.
See Example

Prefix

Key any titles before the given name, such as "Dr," "Mr," or "Mrs," of the primary person as seen on the record using the dictionary provided for assistance. Only prefix values should be keyed into the prefix field. Only key the names of persons who appear to be directly involved in the transport (those being transported or those helping). Avoid keying the names of officials, i.e. magistrates, government officials, etc.
See Example

Given

Key the first name or initial and any middle names of the primary person as seen on the record using the dictionary provided for assistance. Initials should be keyed with a space between them and without entering periods.Only key the names of persons who appear to be directly involved in the transport (those being transported or those helping). Avoid keying the names of officials, i.e. magistrates, government officials, etc.
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Surname

Key the surname as seen on the record using the dictionary provided for assistance.Only key the names of persons who appear to be directly involved in the transport (those being transported or those helping). Avoid keying the names of officials, i.e. magistrates, government officials, etc.
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Suffix

Key all titles, such as "Jr" or "III", following the surname of the primary person as seen on the record using the dictionary provided for assistance.Only key the names of persons who appear to be directly involved in the transport (those being transported or those helping). Avoid keying the names of officials, i.e. magistrates, government officials, etc.
See Example

Gender

Key the gender in its full form using the dictionary provided for assistance. Gender may be determined by key words, such as "son of", "daughter of", etc., or by gender specific prefixes. In some cases "male" and "female" will appear next to a name.
See Example

Occupation

Key the occupation as seen on the record using the dictionary provided for assistance.
See Example

Birth Day

Key the day from the birth date as seen on the record. Birth date may be found near the words "Birth," "Birthday," "Geb. ort," or something similar. Birth date will be in [day-month-year] format.
See Example

Birth Month

Key the month in its three-letter abbreviation from the birth date using the dictionary provided to assist you. If the month appears as a number, key as seen. Birth date may be found near the words "Birth," "Birthday," "Geb. ort," or something similar. Birth date will be in [day-month-year] format.
See Example

Birth Year

Key the year from the birth date as seen on the record. Birth date may be found near the words "Birth," "Birthday," "Geb. ort," or something similar. Birth date will be in [day-month-year] format.
See Example

Birth Place

Key the birth place as seen on the record using the dictionary provided for assistance. Separate any geographical locations with a comma. Ex: All Saints, Southampton. Birth place may be found near the words "Birth," "Geb. ort," or something similar.
See Example

Residence Address

Key the residence address as seen on the record using the dictionary provided for assistance. Residence address can usually be identified by a house or apartment number coupled with a street name.
See Example

Residence Place

Key the residence place as seen on the record using the dictionary provided for assistance. Separate any geographical locations with a comma. Ex: All Saints, Southampton. Residence place may be found near the words "Domicile," "From," "Adresse," "Address," or something similar. Residence place may be a city, county or country. Key any place information where they reside or where they are coming from.
See Example

Age

Key the age as seen at the time the record was recorded using the dictionary provided for assistance. If present, age may be found next to the word "Age" or "Aged" and should be a number between 1 and 120.Valid ages include numeric digits between "0" and "120" and fractions between "1/12" and "11/12." If an age includes years, months, and/or days key only the years. For example, if an age appears as 10 years, 7 months, key age as "10." If an age appears in months, such as 10 months, key age as a fraction: "10/12." If an Age includes years plus a fraction, such as 3 3/12, key only the year: "3." If the age is less than one month, key "0."
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Permit Number

Key the permit number as seen on the record. Premit number may be found near the words "No. of Permit," "Perm-Nr.," or something similar.
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Name List

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Choose the "Name List" form type for images with a list of names to be keyed that either have nothing to do with refugees or a transport, or it is unclear what the list is about. Example: A list of names describing people who signed a petition should be captured as a "Name List."

Prefix

Key any titles before the given name, such as "Dr," "Mr," or "Mrs," of the primary person as seen on the record using the dictionary provided for assistance. Only prefix values should be keyed into the prefix field. Only key the names of persons who appear to be directly involved in the transport (those being transported or those helping). Avoid keying the names of officials, i.e. magistrates, government officials, etc.
See Example

Given

Key the first name or initial and any middle names of the primary person as seen on the record using the dictionary provided for assistance. Initials should be keyed with a space between them and without entering periods.Only key the names of persons who appear to be directly involved in the transport (those being transported or those helping). Avoid keying the names of officials, i.e. magistrates, government officials, etc.
See Example

Surname

Key the surname as seen on the record using the dictionary provided for assistance.Only key the names of persons who appear to be directly involved in the transport (those being transported or those helping). Avoid keying the names of officials, i.e. magistrates, government officials, etc.
See Example

Suffix

Key all titles, such as "Jr" or "III", following the surname of the primary person as seen on the record using the dictionary provided for assistance.Only key the names of persons who appear to be directly involved in the transport (those being transported or those helping). Avoid keying the names of officials, i.e. magistrates, government officials, etc.
See Example

Gender

Key the gender in its full form using the dictionary provided for assistance. Gender may be determined by key words, such as "son of", "daughter of", etc., or by gender specific prefixes. In some cases "male" and "female" will appear next to a name.
See Example

Residence Address

Key the residence address as seen on the record using the dictionary provided for assistance. Residence address can usually be identified by a house or apartment number coupled with a street name.
See Example

Residence Place

Key the residence place as seen on the record using the dictionary provided for assistance. Separate any geographical locations with a comma. Ex: All Saints, Southampton. Residence place may be found near the words "Domicile," "From," "Adresse," "Address," or something similar. Residence place may be a city, county or country. Key any place information where they reside or where they are coming from.
See Example

Birth Day

Key the day from the birth date as seen on the record. Birth date may be found near the words "Birth," "Birthday," "Geb. ort," or something similar. Birth date will be in [day-month-year] format.
See Example

Birth Month

Key the month in its three-letter abbreviation from the birth date using the dictionary provided to assist you. If the month appears as a number, key as seen. Birth date may be found near the words "Birth," "Birthday," "Geb. ort," or something similar. Birth date will be in [day-month-year] format.
See Example

Birth Year

Key the year from the birth date as seen on the record. Birth date may be found near the words "Birth," "Birthday," "Geb. ort," or something similar. Birth date will be in [day-month-year] format.
See Example

Birth Place

Key the birth place as seen on the record using the dictionary provided for assistance. Separate any geographical locations with a comma. Ex: All Saints, Southampton. Birth place may be found near the words "Birth," "Geb. ort," or something similar.
See Example

Occupation

Key the occupation as seen on the record using the dictionary provided for assistance.
See Example

Age

Key the age as seen at the time the record was recorded using the dictionary provided for assistance. If present, age may be found next to the word "Age" or "Aged" and should be a number between 1 and 120.Valid ages include numeric digits between "0" and "120" and fractions between "1/12" and "11/12." If an age includes years, months, and/or days key only the years. For example, if an age appears as 10 years, 7 months, key age as "10." If an age appears in months, such as 10 months, key age as a fraction: "10/12." If an Age includes years plus a fraction, such as 3 3/12, key only the year: "3." If the age is less than one month, key "0."
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Document Day

Key the day from the document date as seen on the record. If there is a date in the header that identifies when the document was created, key as the document date. If there are multiple dates, choose the one that appears to make the most sense. Do not key a document date for images with no names being captured.Some images will have lists of individuals with a date that is unlabeled. When this occurs, key the date as a document date. For this reason, document date was placed on the record level. Note: Document will automatically copy down and will need changed when being captured on the record level.
See Example

Document Month

Key the month in its three-letter abbreviation from the document date using the dictionary provided to assist you. If the month appears as a number, key as seen. If there is a date in the header that identifies when the document was created, key as the document date. If there are multiple dates, choose the one that appears to make the most sense. Do not key a document date for images with no names being captured.Some images will have lists of individuals with a date that is unlabeled. When this occurs, key the date as a document date. For this reason, document date was placed on the record level. Note: Document will automatically copy down and will need changed when being captured on the record level.
See Example

Document Year

Key the year from the document date as seen on the record. If there is a date in the header that identifies when the document was created, key as the document date. If there are multiple dates, choose the one that appears to make the most sense. Do not key a document date for images with no names being captured.Some images will have lists of individuals with a date that is unlabeled. When this occurs, key the date as a document date. For this reason, document date was placed on the record level. Note: Document will automatically copy down and will need changed when being captured on the record level.
See Example

Document Place

Key the document place as seen on the record using the dictionary provided for assistance. Separate any geographical locations with a comma. Ex: All Saints, Southampton.  If there is a place in the header that identifies where the document was created, key as the document place. Do not key a document place for images with no names being captured.
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Transport List

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Choose the "Transport List" form type for images that are lists of refugees or a transport of refugees.

Suffix

Key all titles, such as "Jr" or "III", following the surname of the primary person as seen on the record using the dictionary provided for assistance.Only key the names of persons who appear to be directly involved in the transport (those being transported or those helping). Avoid keying the names of officials, i.e. magistrates, government officials, etc.
See Example

Surname

Key the surname as seen on the record using the dictionary provided for assistance.Only key the names of persons who appear to be directly involved in the transport (those being transported or those helping). Avoid keying the names of officials, i.e. magistrates, government officials, etc.
See Example

Given

Key the first name or initial and any middle names of the primary person as seen on the record using the dictionary provided for assistance. Initials should be keyed with a space between them and without entering periods.Only key the names of persons who appear to be directly involved in the transport (those being transported or those helping). Avoid keying the names of officials, i.e. magistrates, government officials, etc.
See Example

Prefix

Key any titles before the given name, such as "Dr," "Mr," or "Mrs," of the primary person as seen on the record using the dictionary provided for assistance. Only prefix values should be keyed into the prefix field. Only key the names of persons who appear to be directly involved in the transport (those being transported or those helping). Avoid keying the names of officials, i.e. magistrates, government officials, etc.
See Example

Gender

Key the gender in its full form using the dictionary provided for assistance. Gender may be determined by key words, such as "son of", "daughter of", etc., or by gender specific prefixes. In some cases "male" and "female" will appear next to a name.
See Example

Residence Address

Key the residence address as seen on the record using the dictionary provided for assistance. Residence address can usually be identified by a house or apartment number coupled with a street name.
See Example

Residence Place

Key the residence place as seen on the record using the dictionary provided for assistance. Separate any geographical locations with a comma. Ex: All Saints, Southampton. Residence place may be found near the words "Domicile," "From," "Adresse," "Address," or something similar. Residence place may be a city, county or country. Key any place information where they reside or where they are coming from.
See Example

Birth Day

Key the day from the birth date as seen on the record. Birth date may be found near the words "Birth," "Birthday," "Geb. ort," or something similar. Birth date will be in [day-month-year] format.
See Example

Birth Month

Key the month in its three-letter abbreviation from the birth date using the dictionary provided to assist you. If the month appears as a number, key as seen. Birth date may be found near the words "Birth," "Birthday," "Geb. ort," or something similar. Birth date will be in [day-month-year] format.
See Example

Birth Year

Key the year from the birth date as seen on the record. Birth date may be found near the words "Birth," "Birthday," "Geb. ort," or something similar. Birth date will be in [day-month-year] format.
See Example

Birth Place

Key the birth place as seen on the record using the dictionary provided for assistance. Separate any geographical locations with a comma. Ex: All Saints, Southampton. Birth place may be found near the words "Birth," "Geb. ort," or something similar.
See Example

Permit Number

Key the permit number as seen on the record. Premit number may be found near the words "No. of Permit," "Perm-Nr.," or something similar.
See Example

Occupation

Key the occupation as seen on the record using the dictionary provided for assistance.
See Example

Age

Key the age as seen at the time the record was recorded using the dictionary provided for assistance. If present, age may be found next to the word "Age" or "Aged" and should be a number between 1 and 120.Valid ages include numeric digits between "0" and "120" and fractions between "1/12" and "11/12." If an age includes years, months, and/or days key only the years. For example, if an age appears as 10 years, 7 months, key age as "10." If an age appears in months, such as 10 months, key age as a fraction: "10/12." If an Age includes years plus a fraction, such as 3 3/12, key only the year: "3." If the age is less than one month, key "0."
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Document Day

Key the day from the document date as seen on the record. If there is a date in the header that identifies when the document was created, key as the document date. If there are multiple dates, choose the one that appears to make the most sense. Do not key a document date for images with no names being captured.Some images will have lists of individuals with a date that is unlabeled. When this occurs, key the date as a document date. For this reason, document date was placed on the record level. Note: Document will automatically copy down and will need changed when being captured on the record level.
See Example

Document Month

Key the month in its three-letter abbreviation from the document date using the dictionary provided to assist you. If the month appears as a number, key as seen. If there is a date in the header that identifies when the document was created, key as the document date. If there are multiple dates, choose the one that appears to make the most sense. Do not key a document date for images with no names being captured.Some images will have lists of individuals with a date that is unlabeled. When this occurs, key the date as a document date. For this reason, document date was placed on the record level. Note: Document will automatically copy down and will need changed when being captured on the record level.
See Example

Document Year

Key the year from the document date as seen on the record. If there is a date in the header that identifies when the document was created, key as the document date. If there are multiple dates, choose the one that appears to make the most sense. Do not key a document date for images with no names being captured.Some images will have lists of individuals with a date that is unlabeled. When this occurs, key the date as a document date. For this reason, document date was placed on the record level. Note: Document will automatically copy down and will need changed when being captured on the record level.
See Example

Document Place

Key the document place as seen on the record using the dictionary provided for assistance. Separate any geographical locations with a comma. Ex: All Saints, Southampton.  If there is a place in the header that identifies where the document was created, key as the document place. Do not key a document place for images with no names being captured.
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