Selected records from the Czech State Archives
814 digital images, JPEG
2 microfilm reels (digitized),
Národní archiv v Praze
Copies of documents from various Czech archives, selected by archivists. The film was sent to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum by Mr. O. Sladek.
This collection contains a wide variety of documents relating to the fate of Jews, communists, and other anti-fascist groups in the Czech lands (e.g., underground armed resistance, church groups, etc.). Also included is documentation on pro-Nazi activities by Sudeten Germans prior to the German occupation of Czech lands; implementation of the Munich agreement; preparations for the military occupation of Bohemia and Moravia; internment in Terezín (Theresienstadt) concentration camp; the destruction of synagogues; increasing restrictions on Jews in business and public life; the arrest of Roma and Sinti; and the transport of Jews from provinces to Prague; and the confiscation (Aryanization) of Jewish property. The documents date from 1938 to 1945. An item-level guide to the collection, in Czech, can be found at the end of the second microfilm reel (Document 201).
Arrangement is thematic
Copyright Holder: Národní archiv v Praze