About data registration

1.       Name, surname:  registered in chronological order – the old name first, the changed name; the same in case of married women: name before marriage first, husband’s name afler;
2.       Assumed status: party member, sympathizer, Communist Youth Organization member – as it was mentioned by subject himself;
3.       Date of birth: day, month, years (whenever it was possible)
4.       Place of birth:
For county – according to interwar administrative division (counties of interwar Romania).
EG1: București, Ilfov County;
EG2: Lugoj, Timiș-Torontal County.
Country: in what country was the town/village in the year of the subject’s birth.
EG 1: born at 1908, in Ismail. Country: Tzarist Empire;
EG 2: born at 1920, in Békés, Country: Romania (in 1920, Békés belong Romania)
5.       Urban/rural ratio: administrative status of locality in the year of the subject’s birth
6.       Historical region of Romania, as bellow:
Muntenia, with the next counties: Argeș, Teleorman, Muscel, Dâmbovița, Vlașca, Ilfov, Prahova, Ialomița, Brăila, Buzău, Râmnicu Sărat.
Moldova: Putna, Tecuci, Covurlui, Bacău, Tutova, Fălciu, Neamț, Roman, Vaslui, Baia, Iași, Botoșani.
Bucovina: Storojineț, Cernăuți, Dorohoi, Suceava, Rădăuți, Câmpulung.
Transilvania: Bihor, Sălaj, Satu Mare, Maramureș, Năsăud, Someș, Cluj, Turda, Alba, Hunedoara, Sibiu, Târnava Mică, Târnava Mare, Făgăraș, Brașov, Trei Scaune, Ciuc, Odorhei, Mureș.
Banat: Arad, Timiș-Torontal, Caraș, Severin.
Oltenia: Mehedinți, Gorj, Dolj, Vâlcea, Romanați, Olt
Dobrogea: Tulcea, Constanța, Caliacra, Durostor.
Basarabia: Hotin, Sococa, Bălți, Orhei, Lăpușna, Tighina, Cahul, Cetatea Albă, Ismail.
7.      Ethnicity: as it was assumed by the subject. Cases of obvious mistakes were marked with “?”
8.      Profession: it was used the social status, as it was described by Marxist ideology, resulting the following division: worker, poor peasant, intellectual. Because of historical reasons and according to Romanian interwar working laws, we added a new category – civil and private servants – well represented in those times.
When the subject mentioned, we registered the specialization also.
EG: worker/baker; intellectual/medicine doctor; private servant/accountant
In case of workers, sometime is difficult to establish if the subject was employer or employee.
EG: When the subject wrote “shoemaker”, he can be a worker, but he also could be the manufactory’s owner.
9.      Places in which he worked as a party member: as he assumed it
10.  Position held  in the hierarchy of the RCP or communist movement, during interwar: as he assumed it
11.  Criminal record: as he assumed it
12.  Position held in party and state hierarchy at the moment of data registration: we keep the positions in repressive system, in Foreign Affairs Ministry, in central apparatus of RWP, in propaganda sector.
13.  Party member since: the formal year, official accepted at the moment of data registration.
14.  Other relevant information:  subsequent reevaluations of the subject’s status toward communist movement; other relevant information.