Language of Description: English
Country: Croatia
  1. Okružni sud u Šibeniku

    • County Court in Šibenik

    The collection provides insight into individual documents that testify to the Jewish presence in the town of Šibenik, and its legal provenance.

  2. Okružni narodni odbor Šibenik

    • People's County Committee of Šibenik

    The local people's committees were established as district national liberation committees during 1943 and 1944. They represented the state administration bodies and local self-government and were responsible for establishment and provision of government services in administrative areas. This administration included various departments, e.g., for legal matters (formation of people's courts), education, social affairs, the economy, trade and commerce, technical matters, etc. They ended during 1946, in accordance with the new territorial and administrative changes.

  3. Pomirbeni sud u Šibeniku

    • Small Claims Court in Šibenik
    • Giudizio di Pace Sebenico

    Conciliation courts (or small claims court), established during the Austrian rule, were courts of civil and criminal cases in a specific geographical area. They were closed by 1820. The collection provides insight into individual documents that testify to the Jewish presence in the town of Sibenik, and its legal provenance.

  4. Kotarsko poglavarstvo of Šibenik

    • County Administration Šibenik

    On 8 September 1943, Italy capitulated and the Independent State of Croatia officially recognized the Rome contracts, along with the Treaty of Rapallo of 1920, which had given Italy the territories of Istria, Fiume (now Rijeka), and Zara (Zadar). German foreign minister Joachim von Ribbentrop approved of the NDH taking the Dalmatian territories gained by Italy at the time of the Rome contracts. By now, most of this territory was controlled by the Yugoslav Partisans, since the cession of those areas had made them strongly anti-NDH (more than one third of the total population of Split, for in...

  5. Kotarsko poglavarstvo/ Gradsko poglavarstvo Šibenik

    • County Administration of Šibenik, Independent State of Croatia

    The Independent State of Croatia introduced racial laws and anti-Semitic policies as a prerequisite for Axis support. Thus, the administrational collections from the 194–1945 period are invaluable for Holocaust research concerning Croatia.

  6. Kotarska oblast (Sresko načelstvo) Šibenik

    • County Administration Šibenik

    The (pro-fascist) Independent State of Croatia was proclaimed in April, 1941, and parts of Dalmatia shortly afterwards fell under the jurisdiction of Italy. The collection gives an introduction to the administrational and legal process for curtailing rights of specific groups in the society, including of Jews.

  7. Općinsko upraviteljstvo/ Kotarsko poglavarstvo Šibenik

    • Municipality Administration Šibenik

    Although predating the interwar period, there are a few valuable collections that refer to the (small) Šibenik Jewish community and Jewish individuals, including this one, which concerns permits, registries, etc.

  8. Gradsko poglavarstvo Varaždin

    • City Council of Varaždin

    The collection holds a series of files referred to as the Jewish Department (1941–1942), 10 boxes. This series contains documents that directly or indirectly concern the deportation of Varaždin Jews to concentration camps in the territory of the NDH (Independent State of Croatia).

  9. Zbirka fotografija iz Drugog svjetskog rata

    • Collection of Photographs from the Second World War
  10. Budisavljević Diana

    The collection contains copies of various documents (mainly the list of dead and missing children and women during World War II); copies of documents on "The Action" conducted by Mrs. D. Budisavljević; parts of the translation of her diary relating to the Action; Card index for persons and institutions mentioned in the diary, and materials related to the publication of her Diary.

  11. Dobrotvorno društvo "Prehrana" Zagreb

    • The Prehrana Jewish charity society in Zagreb

    Founded by Šandor Alexander pl. Sesvetski (April 5, 1866 – December 17, 1929), a Croatian nobleman, industrialist, and philanthropist; he was the younger brother of Samuel David Alexander and a member of the prominent Alexander family of Zagreb.

  12. Okružni narodni odbor Varaždin

    • The People's Committee of Varaždin County
  13. Narodni odbor Grada Koprivnica

    • The People's Committee of the City of Koprivnica
  14. Narodni odbor Kotara Varaždin

    • The People's Committee of Varaždin County
  15. Narodni odbor Kotara Krapina

    • The People's Committee of Krapina County
  16. Narodni odbor Kotara Koprivnica

    • The People's Committee of Koprivnica county
  17. Okružna uprava narodnih dobara Varaždin

    • The District Administration of Public Goods

    The collection contains information about the property of Jews who were forced to leave or who were killed during the war, as well as property of people who were working for the occupation authorities.

  18. Narodni odbor grada Varaždina

    • The People's Committee of the City of Varaždin
  19. Velika župa Baranja

    • The Great Parish of Baranya

    Contains general files relating to the determination of social benefits, the nationalization of buildings, managing of the County Police District in Osijek, search for outlaws (sic), change of religion of the municipal clerks; includes the lists of officers and internal administration in the area of the County Ðakovo (site of a transit camp for Jews from Slavonija), lists of officers of the parish, which belonged to the competence of the Independent State of Croatia General Directorate for Internal administration.

  20. Gradsko poglavarstvo Požega

    • City Administration of Požega

    Similar to the county administration collection, this collection follows the laws, rules, and activities of the enforcement/administration level until the first days of the new administration in April 1941.