SHCHORS I: US Commission No. UA24240101
Alternate name: Snovsr (Yiddish), Snowsk (German), Snovsk (Hungarian), Korzhovka (1861-1891) (Russian) and Snovsk (1894-1935) (Ukraine.) Shchors is located in Chernigovskaya at 51º49 31º56, 75 km from Chernigov and 107 km from Konotop. The cemetery is located at Krasnoarmeyskaya St. ("Gorbaha".) Present town population is 5,001-25,000 with 11-100 Jews.
Sokolova Eleonora Evgeniyevna of 253152, Kiev, Tychiny Pr. 5, Apt. 68 [Phone: (044) 5505681] visited site and completed survey on 28/02/1995. Interviewed were Klotsung Avraam Semenovich of 55 Strelkovoy Divizii St. 2, Apt. 22139 [Phone: (04654) 22139] on 28/02/1995 and Kuros Grigoriy Mikhaylovich [Phone: (04654)21109] on 8/2/95.
SHCHORS II: 251530, US Commission No. UA24240501
The mass grave is located at Krasnoarmeyskaya Street (Jewish cemetery), NE. The Jewish mass grave was dug in 1941. No other towns or village's Jews were murdered at this unlandmarked mass grave. The suburban agricultural flat land has no sign or marker. Reached by turning directly off a public road, access is open to all. No wall or fence surrounds the mass grave. 1 to 20 common tombstones, none removed, date from 1957. The site contains marked mass graves. Municipality owns site used for mass burial site. Properties adjacent are Jewish cemetery property. Occasionally, Jewish or non-Jewish private visitors and local residents visit. This mass grave has not been vandalized. Jewish individuals within country patched broken stones. Now occasionally, individuals clear or clean. Within the limits of the mass grave are no structures. Seasonal problems are vegetation overgrowth and water drainage. Serious threat: uncontrolled access and vandalism. Slight threat: weather erosion and pollution.
Sokolova Eleonora Evgeniyevna of 253152, Kiev, Tychiny Pr. 5, Apt. 68 [Phone: (044) 5505681] visited site and completed survey on 1/3/95. Interviewed were Kuros Grigoriy Mikhaylovich [Phone: (04654) 21109] on 1/3/95 and Kramskiy Vladimir Gavrilovich [Phone: (04654)21602] on 1/3/95.