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Register of Passports

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This database refers to passport matters in State Archives fonds 4.14/3.
It does NOT refer to the passengers in the database passengerlists.de

The passport registers kept by the Police Directorate (example of an original) contain information for individual applicants such as surname, first name, occupation, place of birth, place of residence or nationality, date of birth or age, destination, date of issue and the period of validity of the passport. Occasionally, religious affiliation and remarks are also listed.
Personal data of the applicants, such as height, face shape, hair and eye color, and special features were not recorded. These are available on request from the State Archives, quoting the source number.

The entries cover the periods 1862 - 1905, 1910 - 1921, and Dec.1924 - Sep.1936 for Vegesack, A total of 75445 records have been processed.

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