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  • The State Archives of Chernihiv Region and the The Foundation and Babyn Yar Holocaust Memorial Center are starting digitization
    Рosted 17 December 2022 09:24

    As a result of the interaction of the State Archival Service of Ukraine, the State Archives of Chernihiv Region and The Foundation and Babyn Yar Holocaust Memorial Center, the implementation of a large-scale program for the digitization of documents of the Chernihiv region became possible.

    At the first stage of cooperation, it is envisaged to create scanned copies of 4,163 storage units – these are books of registration of acts of civil status of the population and 80,598 filtering cards. Two types of cards are stored in the archive. They contain information about those forcibly deported to Germany and prisoners of war.

    Preparation of premises and installation of scanning equipment began on December 14, 2022, training of operators on digitization of archival documents continues.

    Reference: the agreement on cooperation between the State Archives of Chernihiv Region and The Foundation and Babyn Yar Holocaust Memorial Center was signed on December 1, 2022.