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  1. Krajský súd v Nitre I

    • County Court in Nitra I

    The fonds contains various documents pertaining to the life of Jews before the Holocaust, but also during the Holocaust and the period after the World War II. The fonds covers various fields including the judicial property- related matters as well as penal matters. Thus it is possible to study documents on tradesmen and craftsmen or industry before the Holocaust, but also the topic of Aryanization of Jewish property, expropriation of the financial assets of Jews (blocked accounts), or files pertaining to the arrests of Jews and robbery of Jewish households after the deportation of owners in...

  2. Ministerstvo národnej obrany Slovenskej republiky 1939-1945, Spisy dôverné 1940-1945

    • Ministry of National Defense of the Slovak Republic 1939-1945, Confidential files 1940-1945

    The fonds contains the confidential files of the Ministry of National Defense of the Slovak Republic (1939-1945). These include files pertaining the anti-Jewish measures in Slovakia such as applications of Jews serving in Slovak Army for exemptions or files pertaining to the transfer to labour units. The fonds contains documents pertaining to Jewish real estate property and its usage by the army or applications of soldiers asking for the permission to buy such property. Other documents pertain to the employment of Jews in enterprises considered to be "essential for the defense of the state".

  3. Štátny policajný úrad v Žiline

    • State Police Bureau in Žilina

    The fonds contains many files pertaining to the persecution of Jews at the territory of competence of the State Police Bureau in Žilina. These include various reports on Jews, reports on house searches of Jewish owners, various applications of Jews such as those asking for the permission to use public spaces after 10:00 PM or those asking for the exception from the obligation to wear the compulsory marking of Jews. The fonds contains documents on confiscation of Jewish movable property as well as documents pertaining the auctions of Jewish property. Various documents pertaining to the print...

  4. Okresný úrad v Ilave I

    • District Office in Ilava I

    The fonds contains documents of the District Office in Ilava which was the regional state administration body. The fonds is quite well preserved. It contains files pertaining to the so-called Aryanization, temporary administration of Jewish households, files pertaining to the forced labor of Jews and to the creation of the labor camps. Besides those there are also documents pertaining to activities of the branch of the Jewish Center (Ústredňa Židov) in district Ilava. Some documents pertain to the expulsion of Jews from the center of the town of Ilava in 1942, to deportations of Jews from I...

  5. Okresný úrad v Púchove

    • District Office in Púchov

    The fonds contains documents of the District Office in Púchov which was the state administration body. It contains douments on forced labor of Jews living at the territory of Púchov district, so-called requalification of Jews and various anti-Jewish measures in 1939-1945. Those include house searches, so-called Aryanization of enterprise property, work permissions. Some documents pertain to the Jewish Elementary School in Bolešov, or Jewish birth records. Many files pertain to the expropriation of Jewish real estate property. There are files on the deportation of Jews from Púchov and surrou...

  6. Úrad obžalobcu pri Národnom súde

    • Prosecutors office of the National Court

    The fonds contains documents of the Prosecutor´s Office of the National Court. It is directly connected to the legal activity of the National Court, the highest court of the retributive justice system in Slovak part of Czechoslovakia (1945-1947). It contains various documents pertaining to the war crimes, crimes against humanity and various anti-Jewish measures in Slovakia 1939-1945 that were subject to the retributive trials in the postwar period.

  7. Okresný ľúdový súd v Nitre

    • District People´s Court in Nitra

    The fonds contains documents of the District People´s Court in Nitra. It includes documents pertaining to the activities of the Hlinka Guard in Nitra in 1938-1944, various forms of persecution of Jews, including documents on the arrests of Jews in 1944, the physical abuse of Jews etc.

  8. Okresné živnostenské spoločenstvo v Želiezovciach

    • District Business Association in Želiezovce
    • Járási ipartársulat Zseliz

    The fonds contains documents pertaining to the revisions and cancellation of business licenses of Jews. Additional files pertain to the propositions to exclude Jews from the Business Association after the adoption of the Second Jewish Law, penalties for trading goods without permission. Files from 1944 contain instructions on the closing of Jewish stores and shops as well as documents on the Aryanization of Jewish property.

  9. Okresné živnostenské spoločenstvo v Leviciach

    • Járási ipartársulat Léva
    • District Busines Association Levice

    The fonds contains documents of the District Business Association in Levice. It contains various documents on business owners, statistics and censuses of the members, including Jewish members. Documents on the exclusion of Jews from the Association from 1942, racially-motivated denial of the masters exam, list of Jewish stores in Levice. Files from 1944 contain documents on the selling of Jewish stores,

  10. Municipálne mesto Komárno (1938 – 1945)

    • Törvényhatósági jogu város Komárom

    The fonds contains the list of associations in Komárno, including the Chevra Kadisha, Jewish womens´ club and Makkabi. Some files of the fonds document the decrease of the number of Jewish inhabitants of Komárno, limitation of their business activities in the city as well as cancellation of their licences. The fonds contains applications of Jewish businessmen for the licence renewal. Several files pertain to the prohibition of the activities of Jewish bakers and the exclusion of Jews from the trade. There are also files concerning the baptism of Jewish children, or the list of Jewish childr...

  11. Tekovsko-hontianska župa (1938 - 1944), Dočasne spojená župa Tekov-Hont

    • Bars és Hont közigazgatásilag egyelőre egyesített vármegye

    Documents of the fonds contain a lot of information on the persecution of Jewish population of the county. However, part of the fonds was destroyed during the battles. Files of the County Chairman (including personal files), files of the Deputy Chairman of the County are preserved. Deputy Chairman´s files are however still processed by the archive.There are also documents of the legal attorney in the fonds, but these include only the registers and the index, as well as the financial documents. The last two groups are not inventorized yet. A big group of documents from the files of the Count...

  12. Notársky úrad vo Farnade (vo Farnej)

    • Jegyzőségi hivatal Farnád

    The fonds contains interesting documents pertaining to the persecution of Jews in years 1938-1944. One file pertains to the case of the return of Jewish inhabitant previously deported from the village in 1938. The fonds also contains the Ruling on reporting Jewish businesses after the adoption of the law on the exclusion of Jews from public and economic life. There are also various documents from 1940 concerning several different anti-Jewish measures.

  13. Pracovný zbor národnej obrany 1940-1945

    • Labour Corps of National Defence 1940-1945

    The fonds contains documents of the Labor Corps of National Defence, a special military organized part of the Slovak military forces in 1940-1945, created for organizing the labour units within the Slovak army forces. These included Jews and Roma conscripts and soldiers which were not allowed to conduct regular military service. The fonds contains various documents on the forced labor of Jews and Roma during their military service, including documents pertaining to the infamous VI. Labour Battalion that was part of the Labour Corps of National Defence.

  14. Okresné žandárske veliteľstvo Levoča

    • District Gendarmerie Command Levoča

    The fragmentary fonds contains documents of the District Gendarmerie Command Levoča. It contains the Holocaust-relevant file which pertains to the arrest of several persons from Levoča (including severa Jews in the political prison in Ilava in August 1941).

  15. Okresné žandárske veliteľstvo Kežmarok

    • District Gendarmerie Command Kežmarok

    The fragmentary fonds contains documents of the District Gendarmery Command in Kežmarok. The Holocaust-relevant files include the circular letter of the Main Gendarmery Command on the contacts with Jews from 30 June 1943 as well as the circular letter of the same command body ordering thorough study of all orders and rulings pertaining to the Jews from the September 1943. Other files pertain to the action police against the Jews performed on 26 March 1943 or sending Jews to various labor camps. There is also a file from July 1944 which concerns the order to arrest and bring to labor camps f...

  16. Štátne zastupiteľstvo v Nitre

    • State Attorney´s Office in Nitra

    The fonds contains documents of the State Attorney´s Office in Nitra. As far as the Holocaust-related documents are concerned the fonds contains documents concerning the revision of passports of Jews, and censorship-related files. Besides that, there are penal case files of Jews including cases pertaining to the property of Jews (hiding of property, property census- related cases, etc.). Other files pertain to baptism investigation or searching for Jews. Some files concern arrests of Jews. The fonds also contains documents on anti-Jewish riots, stealing of Jewish property after deportation ...

  17. Žandárska stanica Veľký Lipník

    • Gendarmerie Station Veľký Lipník

    The fragmentary fonds contains documents of the Gendarmerie Station in Veľký Lipník. The Holocaust-relevant file concerns the order of the District Gendarmery Command in Spišská Stará Ves to arrest Jews from 7 September 1944.

  18. Ľudový súd v Levoči

    • People´s Court in Levoča

    The fonds contains files of People´s Court in Levoča, which existed in 1948 as the retributive court. It contains several Holocaust-related files. Among others, it contains files with the information and testimonies on the hiding of Jews in Spišské Podhradie in 1942, the deportation of Jews from Spišské Podhradie, Stará Ľubovňa, Kežmarok in 1942. There is a file about the denunciation of a Jewish man by the aryaniser of his business in Spišské Podhradie and several files on various forms of persecution of Jews in Spišská Stará Ves, Spišská Belá etc. Besides that, the fonds contains the case...

  19. Žandárska stanica Spišská Stará Ves

    The fragmentary fonds contains documents of the Gendarmerie Station in Spišská Stará Ves. These include report on the arrest of a Jewish woman, originally from the General Gouvernement in 1940, several files on the arrest or investigation of Jewish individuals from Spišská Stará Ves. Some files pertain to the house searches of specific households of Jews in Spišská Stará Ves. One file contains the list of Jews of foreign citizenship from 1940. Several files pertain to the accusations of illegal business activities and the liquidation of Jewish businesses. One file pertains to the cancellati...

  20. Hlavnoslúžnovský úrad v Šali II.

    • Főszolgabíroi hivatal Vágsellye

    The fonds contains files of the Chief Constable´s Office in Šaľa (Vágsellye). The majority of files pertaining to the Jewish community consists of files pertaining to businesses, licenses and license-owners lists. The fonds also contains files pertaining to the revision of licenses of Jews, limitations of Jewish entrepreneurs, or files concerning the internment of Jews and the police surveillance. Some files reflect Jewish refugees from Slovakia. Another files concern the Jewish ghetto established in the town of Šaľa as files pertaining to the movable property of Jews that remained in this ...