Language of Description: English
Holding Institution: Arhiv Republike Srpske
  1. Sudbeni stol kao provedbeni sud za ratne ozljeđenike Banjaluka

    • Court Table of Banja Luka

    Contains records of the Court Table of Banjaluka which was one of 19 regional courts formed in the Independent State of Croatia. These courts were abolished in 1945, and their legal decisions were annulled.

  2. Oblasni Narodni oslobodilački odbor za Bosansku krajinu

    • Regional People's Liberation Committee for Bosanska Krajina

    Regional People's Liberation committees were formed during World War 2 to ensure organizational and political activity in liberated territories of Yugoslavia. They were formed by the Communist Partisans, and their goal and task was to regulate everyday life in free, liberated territories; it participated in resolving sensitive issues and problems, thus earning good reputation among the population. The material contains data produced by Regional People's Liberation Committee for Bosanska Krajina (northwestern Bosnia and Herzegovina).

  3. Velika župa Sana i Luka Banja Luka

    • The Province of Sana and Luka

    The records contain information created by one of regional government of Axis-puppet state, the Independent State of Croatia. The county of Sana and Luka had it's capital in Banja Luka in northwestern Bosnia. Banja Luka was considered as potential capital of the Independent State of Croatia, as it was geographically it's center, and this was seen as politically prudent. But this move of capital from Zagreb to Banja Luka was never completed.

  4. Objedinjeni fond Komisija za utvrđivanje zločina okupatora i njihovih pomagača u Banja Luci

    • Combined fond of the Committee for crimes of occupation forces and collaborators in Banja Luka

    Just after the war Committee's were organized with the goal to research and document all war crimes committed by the Axis powers and their local collaborators. The documentation contains information about victims, war damages, etc.

  5. Rizničko upraviteljstvo Banjaluka

    • Treasury directorate of Banjaluka

    Contains documents of financial and related provenance regarding government management for period 1941-1945 in Banjaluka and its area.

  6. Ustaški stožer i Povjereništvo za bivšu Vrbasku banovinu Banjaluka

    • Ustasha Headquarters and the Commission for former Vrbas banovina (province) Banjaluka

    Contains records of local Ustasha regime in Banjaluka, which was also the seat of former Vrbas province (banovina) in Yugoslavia. Ustasha movement led the Independent State of Croatia (Nezavisna Država Hrvatska) as a puppet-state of Nazi Germany and Italy. In accordance with that, it followed series of Nazi-approved laws regarding racial purity. Ustasha's persecuted Jews, Serbs, Roma, etc.

  7. Župsko redarstveno ravnateljstvo Banja Luka

    • County's Police Directorate of Banjaluka

    Records contained in this small fond were created by the Police Directorate of the county, under the Independent State of Croatia, puppet state of Nazi Germany. This state and its police force persecuted Serbs, Jews, Roma, etc.

  8. Gradsko poglavarstvo Banjaluka

    • Municipality of Banjaluka 1941-1945

    Contains records of local, municipal government of Banjaluka for 1941-1954, during the Independent State of Croatia's rule.

  9. Ravnateljstvo za ponovu Banjaluka

    • The Directorate for Renewal Banjaluka

    Another local government branch, it was in charge of economical issues for Banjaluka, as part of the Independent State of Croatia. Only one box of material is available.

  10. Okružna uprava narodnih dobara Banjaluka

    • The Office for Regional Management of public property Banjaluka

    The fond contains records about property and goods, land, buildings, companies, etc that were nationalized and became the state property under Communist Yugoslavia, right after World War 2. In some cases, not only property of Germans and their collaborators became state property, but also the state managed properties of those who were killed during the war (in concentration camps, etc.) or their whereabouts were unknown. In case of Jewish people, the state introduced state-management of their properties either until legal inheritors claimed the property in question, or permanently in cases ...