Dutch term: Persoonskaart

Personal index card

Personal index card of Johannes Marijnissen

persoonskaart is a personal record card, introduced in 1939 to register who lived where. Persoonskaarten are one of the most important sources for research in the 20th century, because they are one of the few records that can be obtained within 50 years after a person’s death. Read the article about Personal record cards for more information.

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