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  1. Landgericht (Reichs Regional Court) of Česká Lípa

    The fonds contains documents of the regular agenda of the regional court in the period of occupation. Documents are preserved in the fonds relating to liquidation of Jewish companies. Court files – Bankruptcies are preserved from 1938–1942 (inv. № 13). Ownership changes of the companies of individuals and joint stock companies are documented by books of company records held according to district courts from 1939-1945 (inv. № 15–36) and files of individual companies (inv. № 41).

  2. Regierungspräsident (Office of the Governing President) of Ústí nad Labem

    Files are preserved in the fonds from the Regierungspräsident (Office of the Governing President) of Ústí nad Labem, in which it is possible to follow the task of this Nazi office of mid-level instance from Landrats (district councillors) right through to municipal offices very well. Of importance for study of Jewish history and in particular persecution of the Jews are the situation reports from 1938–1943 (inv. № 2); from the agenda of Department I b Volk – Care for the population: Census, 1939 (inv. № 153); from the agenda of Department Ib Sta – Nationality: Jews and persons of mixed race...

  3. Reichs Prosecutor´s Office of Most

    The fonds contains files of the criminal agenda from the district of the Land Court Most which relate to the whole range of criminal offences. Files relating to the violent extermination of the Jews by members of the SA and SS from 1938–1939 (reference Js, inv. № 39-42) and criminal files, for example documenting looting of Jewish property (reference Kls and KMs) are of importance for the history of the Jews.

  4. Reichs Prosecutor´s Office of Litoměřice

    The fonds contains files of the judicial agenda from the district of the Land Court Litoměřice. General and collective files are preserved in the fonds, as well as staff files. Proper files of the criminal agenda capture cases relating to political offences, serious social cases, murders, suicides, robberies, moral and property offences, major road and rail accidents, unauthorised contact with prisoners etc. Index Js holds records of political offences which were forwarded to the People’s Court of Justice in Berlin (high treason, treason, sabotage). Records of additional investigation of in...

  5. Reichs Prosecutor´s Office of Liberec

    The fonds contains files of the judicial agenda from the district of the Land Court Liberec from 1938–1945. General and collective files are preserved in the fonds, only fragments of staff files. Proper files of the criminal agenda capture cases relating to murders, suicides, robberies, moral and property offences, major road and rail accidents, unauthorised contact with prisoners etc. Individual cases relating to the Jewish population can be traced in the registers and indices (inv. № 1–148).

  6. Reichs Prosecutor´s Office of Česká Lípa

    The fonds contains files of the judicial agenda from the district of the Land Court Česká Lípa from 1938–1945. General and collective files are preserved in the fonds, as well as staff files. Proper files of the criminal agenda capture cases relating to murders, suicides, robberies, moral and property offences, major road and rail accidents, unauthorised contact with prisoners etc. Index Js holds records of political offences which were forwarded to the People’s Court of Justice in Berlin (high treason, treason, sabotage). Individual cases relating to the Jewish population can be traced in ...

  7. Stillhaltekomissar für Organisationen (Continuity Commissioner for Organisations) in Liberec

    The fonds contains materials on Jewish communities, associations and foundations within the territory of the former district of the Sudetenland, liquidated upon cession of the Sudetenland to Germany. Part of the fonds, held under inv. № 6, have individual folders ordered alphabetically by municipality: file 43 – Jewish religious community Karlovy Vary (Karlsbad in German): billing for demolition of the synagogue and land underneath it, tax from the cemetery plot, Jewish foundation and Jewish spa house; folder 46 – statement from the land register with regards to the synagogue in Úštěk (Ausc...

  8. Collection of Nazi Occupation Documents of Various Provenance

    Only individual items have been preserved with regards to the history of the Jews within the territory of the Sudetenland region. The file Private legal requirements towards emigrated Jews contains a letter from the Office of the Government President of 22.2.1940 (inv. № 78). The file Jews, 1941–1943 holds materials regarding pertinence of Protectorate Jews under the Reich Association of Jews, use of means of transport by Jews, introduction of the obligation of Jews to be labelled as such and requests for waiving of this (inv. № 96). The file Anti-Semitic acts and measures, 1939 contains in...

  9. Reichs Archive in Liberec

    The fonds of the Reichs Archives Liberec, in department H – Archival matters holds the file Jewish archival records from 1939–1941 (inv. № 112). This relates to the fate of Jewish registers from the Sudetenland district (locations Jablonec nad Nisou, Mikulov, Pohořelice, Rumburk, Šafov, Teplice and Trutnov) and their storage in archives and at local offices. The file also includes requests by offices for statements from Jewish registers.

  10. Liebauthal Textile Works, Fischer and Co., GP, Libavské Údolí

    The fonds contains documents from the Liebauthal textile factories of Fischer and Co., Libavské Údolí from 1938 to 1950. Since these are documents of the Aryanised company, originally Noë Stross joint-stock company, United Textile Factories in Libavské Údolí and Bělá pod Bezdězem, a large number of documents are related to Jewish history. Matters pertaining to Aryanisation, its circumstances and its consequences are located mainly in part I. of the fonds. These include mainly Aryanisation contracts from 1939, transfers, buy-offs and payouts of shares in connection with the Aryanisation proc...

  11. German Settlement Company – Chief Inspectorate in Stříbro, Trpísty/Čeminy

    The fonds includes archival records resulting from the activities of the German Settlement Company - The Chief Inspectorate Stříbro. Given the nature of the office, archival records related to the Jewish population and especially to its land property are likely to be found throughout the entire fonds, especially in the inventory units concerning the Chief Administration of Trpísty (the Třebel-Trpísty estate belonged, until 1938, to owners of Jewish origin). However, the confiscated Jewish possessions were undoubtedly managed by other chief administrations within the jurisdiction of the Chie...

  12. Agricultural Office of Mariánské Lázně

    The fonds includes archival records resulting from the activities of the Agricultural Office of Mariánské Lázně. The archival records related to the Jewish population or to its property can be found throughout the entire fonds. The most interesting ones may be those stored under inv. No. 18 - An inventory of landed property of Czechs and Jews by districts (as indicated by name, municipality, house number and area) and inv. No. 23 - The consolidation of lands in 1939-1942 (there is, among others, a tentative identification of districts for the purpose of consolidation indicating the possessi...

  13. Deutsche Ansiedlungsgesellschaft (German Settlement Company) – Branch in Karlovy Vary

    The fonds includes archival records resulting from the activities of the Karlovy Vary branch of the German Settlement Company. The fonds is not inventoried nor arranged. Given the nature of the office one can find archive records related to the Jewish population, and especially to its land property, throughout the entire fonds. The fonds mainly includes official correspondence, reports on the management of farms, accounting records, settlement maps and land sheets and extracts thereof.

  14. Amtsgericht (District Court) of Mariánské Lázně

    The fonds contains record books and files from the activity of the Amtsgericht (district court) Mariánské Lázně. The files have survived lacunal. Criminal matters are wholly absent, and neither the civil nor library administration task areas have survived completely. The administrative files apply primarily to the organisation and functioning of the court and its employees. The civil administration task area includes civil disputes, auctions and enforced administrations, property seizures and family law. The library administration primarily contains files concerning debt servicing. The fond...

  15. Amtsgericht (District Court) of Cheb

    The fonds contains record books and files from the activity of the Amtsgericht (district court) Cheb and documents of the associated inheritance court. Out of the registry finding aids, the entire series of general and civil registers, registers of work disputes, forced administrations of real estate, debtors, inheritance and family law and criminal registers for example have survived. In the department of the medical court, there are preserved registers of care about race, with a list of names from 1940–1944 (inv. № 100–102). In addition to the directives and organisational matters of the ...

  16. Landrat (District Councillor) of Mariánské Lázně

    The fonds contains the fragmentary surviving documents from the activity of the office of German state administration on the territory of the Sudetenland for the district of Mariánské Lázně. In the part of the fonds including books there is a list of businesses and people subject to supervision of the area control office from the years 1938–1945 (inv. № 1), also books concerning the payment of social benefits from 1941–1945 (inv. № 2-6), list of names for book about family relations (Familienbuch) from 1938 (inv. № 7) and two accounting books. Out of the files, only a small fraction of acco...

  17. Landrat (District Councillor) of Cheb

    The fonds contains record and accounting books, registry finding aids and files from the activity of the office of German state administration on the territory of the Sudetenland for the district Cheb. In the section Kult I – School matters, under inv. № 308 there are files concerning the teaching of Gypsy and Jewish children from 1940–1944. Under inv. № 329 files are kept about school matters of Jews from 1939.

  18. Landrat (District Councillor) of Aš

    The fonds contains record and accounting books, registry finding aids and files from the activity of the office of German state administration on the territory of the Sudetenland for the district Aš. In the section containing matters from the area of competence of the alien police, under inv. № 132 there are applications of Czech and Jewish firms for the return of property from 1939. In the part of the fonds kept under inv. № 133, lists are included of Czech and Jewish refugees from 1938–1940. In the section of sovereign matters, in the context of housing under inv. № 408 there are lists of...

  19. Collection of applications of residence permits for the district of Uherské Hradiště

    The fonds contains alphabetically ordered applications of residence permits for the districts Uherské Hradiště and Uherský Brod including the Jewish population.

  20. Amtsgericht (District Court) of Vyšší Brod

    Files relating to persons of Jewish origin have survived in fragments: the recovery of debts from Jews who had to flee from the border regions, 1939 - 1941 (call No. K, inv. No. 26, box 21), termination of the lease of office premises, 1939 (call No. Mk, inv. No. 26, box 21), the Goldberger Comp. from Černá v Pošumaví, 1940 (call No. II, inv. No. 26, box 21). Files concerning Jewish inhabitants may sometimes be found in other parts of the fonds, too. If the names are not known, searching is difficult.