Archival Descriptions

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  1. Archiv městečka Slušovice

    • Archives of the Town of Slušovice / NAD 932

    At the end of the 18th century, Jewish businessman Marek Knöpfelmacher from Holešov gained a lease of a distillery yard with land and meadows from the nobility (emphyteusis). In the coming generations, several other Jewish entrepreneurs took turns on this property. Individuals of the Jewish faith began to settle in Slušovice after 1848 from the surrounding communities (Holešov, Bystřice pod Hostýnem, Vrbětice). In 1885, 7 Jewish families were registered in Slušovice. The fonds contains documents of the municipality of Slušovice, deeds, official books, files, and accounting material. Informa...

  2. Archiv města Vizovice

    • Vizovice Town Archives / NAD 1154

    The fonds contains documents of the municipal self-government, deeds, official books, file material and accounting material. It contains only details about Jews: the great distillery of Zikmund Jelínek and Sons, the great distillery in Vizovice - purchase contracts, economic affairs, the inn in Zádveřice, construction plans, the appointment of a "faithful hand" during the 1888–1944 protectorate. The documents from the Holocaust period include the following: inspection and confiscation of supplies in the house of Josef Weiss, No. 417, by the Gestapo 1939; administration of Jewish property an...

  3. Baťa, a. s., Zlín

    • Baťa, a.s., Zlín / NAD 1921

    The fonds contains documents on the operation of the company and its activities in 1894-1948. Information on Jews can be found in individual documents from the 1930s and the first half of the 1940s: personal files of employees of Jewish origin (over 70 pieces entitled "Jewish nationality", "Jewish religion" or "Jew") - including Jewish employees of Zlín companies, Jewish doctors at the Baťa Hospital in Zlín, Jewish employees sent abroad by the management, Jewish employees who later joined the Czechoslovak military units abroad, Jewish employees in the company for forced labor; a name list o...

  4. Archiv města Valašské Klobouky

    • Valašské Klobouky Town Archives / NAD 1065

    The first records of the Jewish population in Valašské Klobouky date back to the 16th century. The Jews ran commercial and hospitality businesses, and engaged in dyeing and making draperies which was a strategic craft of that region. Because the Jewish descent made social advancement difficult, there were cases of conversion to Christianity - this was the case of the originally Jewish family of the Bratmanns, whose converted member later even became mayor of Valašské Klobouky. The number of Jews in the town did not exceed several dozens of individuals in the second half of the 19th century....

  5. Archiv města Luhačovice

    • Luhačovice Town Archives / NAD 570

    The fonds contains documents of the municipality of Luhačovice, official books, files, and accounting material. Jews began to settle in Luhačovice permanently after 1848, until then they visited Luhačovice only during the spa season. Information on Jews can be found in the Luhačovice Archive fonds in individual documents: permission for Jews to use a hall for services 1845; Jewish religious community: model statutes, a request for the establishment of a prayer house 1934; the building commission for the construction of the synagogue and hospital 1928. From the Holocaust period: a list of Je...

  6. Archiv městečka Malenovice a Místní národní výbor Malenovice

    • Malenovice Town Archives and the Malenovice National Committee / NAD 620

    The fonds contains documents of the municipality self-government. With its scope, it belongs to the fonds of small towns. It contains only particulars about Jews: anti-semitic lectures by the Vlajka organization and the post-war investigation of their members 1940–1945: announcements, lectures “Judaism and Modern Nationalism,” Czech Labor Front, speaker Vykydal from Želechovice, 20 July 1940; "Jews and London must be tried by the People's Court", convened by Jaroslav Pagáč from Zlín, 6 December 1941; the issue of handing over German and Czech members of the Vlajka by the Security Commission...

  7. Archiv města Zlín

    • Zlín Town Archives / NAD 161

    The fonds contains the material of the self-government of the city of Zlín such as documents, official books, file material and accounting material. Information on Jews can be found in the following documents: objections to Jews settling in Zlín, 1848. From the Holocaust period these documents are the following ones: Jewish property, forced administration, purchase of Jewish land 1939–1945. Sufficient attention should also be paid to the following documents: register of members of the municipality of Zlín 1891–1948; list of members of the city of Zlín 1901–1947; register of the dead 1910–19...

  8. Okresní úřad Zlín I.

    • District Office Zlín I / NAD 153

    The fonds contains documents of public administration, official books, files, accounting material and associated agenda. Jews are mentioned in the presidium files of the Zlín District Office, these often being measures, circulars, instructions and orders of higher instances such as: an investigation into anti-Jewish leaflets distributed in the Zlín region in 1936 and 1938; trips of retired German officers of the Jewish faith to the Czechoslovak Republic; measures in the district of Zlín in 1937; the number of Jewish refugees moving into the district of the Zlín political district in 1937; m...

  9. Archiv města Napajedla

    • Napajedla Town Archives / NAD 670

    The fonds contains documents of the municipality of Napajedla, official books, files, and accounting material. The first records of Jews in Napajedla are mainly associated with the distillery. The distillery was managed by Jewish tenants for most of the 19th century. Information on Jews can be found in the fonds only in some documents from the Holocaust period: confiscated Jewish property - forced administration, rental of real estate, local ordinances and regulations concerning Jews and their property 1939–1945; internment of Napajedla citizens in concentration and prisoner of war camps, d...

  10. Archiv městečka Slavičín

    • Archives of the Town of Slavičín / NAD 905

    The permanent settlement of Jews (the Zimlich family) in the village began as early as the end of the 18th century and was connected with the operation of shops and later also the operation of pubs. Gradually, the number of people of Jewish descent grew to several tens. With the occupation of the Czech lands by the Nazi Germany, the Jews were persecuted. In Slavičín, among other things, they had to perform forced work on the construction of a German training shooting range at Blyštický potok, where they were taken daily. After their internment in Uherský Brod, forced administration was impo...

  11. Zemský úřad Praha – prezidium

    • Provincial Office in Prague / NAD 753/1
    • Národní archiv
    • 753/1
    • English
    • 1921-1945
    • Textual material 363,9 linear meters

    The fonds is mainly of an administrative nature. The Presidium of the Provincial Office (hereinafter PPO) monitored the economic, financial and personnel agenda of district authorities and district commissions, and provincial institutions. The personnel agenda is located in all departments of the PPO registry. The PPO-RAV files (the Reich administration) mainly concern German citizenship, name changes, requests for exemptions from the Nuremberg Laws, etc. The individual files also contain orders on the status of Jews in public life, salary suspension of Jewish employees and additional entri...

  12. Ústředna obchodních a živnostenských komor, Praha

    • Headquarters of Chambers of Commerce and Trade, Prague / NAD 374
    • Národní archiv
    • 374
    • English
    • 1922-1948
    • Textual material 186,10 linear meters

    The fonds includes materials on the organization, development and personnel matters of the Headquarters, minutes from meetings, documents on its legislative work; materials on the economic development in the Czechoslovak Republic and abroad, tax and customs policies, trade fairs and congresses, pricing policy, combating usury, etc.; numerous documents on foreign trade, international trade agreements, reports of Czechoslovak embassies for the Headquarters (situation on local markets, characteristics of individual companies in individual countries). Information on Jews can be specifically fou...

  13. Ministerstvo zahraničních věcí - výstřižkový archiv, Praha

    • Ministry of Foreign Affairs - clippings archive, Prague / NAD 506
    • Národní archiv
    • 506
    • English
    • 1918-1987
    • Textual material 1916,75 linear meters

    The clippings archive, which was established at the request of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, systematically collected clippings mainly on foreign political events. Gradually, a unique collection of thematically arranged newspaper clippings from the Czechoslovak and foreign press from the years 1916-1987 was created. The fonds itself is divided into three parts, the first of which contains clippings from 1916-1944, the second one from 1945-1951 and the third one from 1952-1987. The first part of the fonds contains sets of clippings on Jews in Czechoslovakia from 1920-1944 and on the Jewis...

  14. Předsednictvo ministerské rady, Praha

    • Presidium of the Ministerial Council, Prague / NAD 1082
    • Národní archiv
    • 1082
    • English
    • 1918-1945
    • Textual material 632,90 linear meters

    The fonds includes the entire agenda of the Presidium of the Ministerial Council. Several relatively coherent units directly concern Jews, their organizations, religious societies, relevant government regulations (with an overlap after 1939 - legal status in the Protectorate, Jewish property, emigration, Jews in the civil service); reports on the activities of Jewish parties and organizations, the memorandum of the Zionist Revision Union, the affairs of companies of Jewish entrepreneurs (strike at the company of M. Beer in Svitávka, national situation at the company of A. Hahn in Bohumín). ...

  15. Zahraniční tiskový archiv, New York

    • Foreign Press Archive, New York / NAD 1066
    • Národní archiv
    • 1066
    • English
    • 1939-1946
    • Textual material 588,62 linear meters

    The Clippings Archive of the Second Resistance, known since 1942 as the Czechoslovak Archives in New York, was part of the Czechoslovak Information Center in New York and is associated with the name of its founder, Arne Laurin. Thanks to him, a unique archive of clippings was created, gathering clippings mainly on foreign political and military events during the Second World War, on the situation in the Protectorate and also on the Second Czechoslovak Foreign Resistance. The fonds also contains newspaper clippings on the Jewish community in Czechoslovakia and anti-Jewish measures in the lat...

  16. Ministerstvo vnitra I - stará registratura, Praha

    • Ministry of Interior I - old registry, Prague / NAD 1075/2
    • Národní archiv
    • 1075/2
    • English
    • 1918-1944
    • Textual material 965,15 linear meters

    The fonds as a whole provides information on the activities of the state authorities during the first Czechoslovak Republic and the so-called autonomous administration at the beginning of the Nazi occupation. For researchers, the most valuable part is the legislative issues, issues of organization of political administration, federal affairs, elections, and national and autonomous affairs. The fonds also stores valuable material on economic history. Jews are explicitly mentioned in the following documents: reports on the activities of national committees and the memorandum of the Jewish Nat...

  17. Prof. PhDr. Koloman Gajan, DrSc.

    • Prof. PhDr. Koloman Gajan, DrSc. / NAD 1967
    • Národní archiv
    • 1967
    • English
    • 1924-2011
    • Textual material 9,19 linear meters

    The fonds of Prof. Koloman Gajan, PhD, DrSc., a leading Czechoslovak historian, contains mainly documents related to his scientific work: manuscripts of scientific papers, auxiliary study material, studies and articles, lectures, correspondence, and documentation of the author's public activities. The fonds also contains personal documents and biographical material. Among the Judaica in the fonds there is the author's own biography, which contributes to the knowledge of life in the Jewish community in the small village of Hamborek (now Brezovička) in eastern Slovakia, where Koloman Gajan sp...

  18. Kaufmannová, Heda

    • Heda Kaufmannová / NAD 1981
    • Národní archiv
    • 1981
    • English
    • 1905-1981
    • Textual material Photographic images 2,50 linear meters

    The personal archive of the Czech writer, translator and participant in the anti-Nazi domestic resistance, Heda Kaufmann, is an important source for understanding her literary work and resistance activities during the years of the Nazi occupation. However, the documents in the fonds can also contribute to the understanding of the life of the Jewish community in the interwar Czechoslovakia. The fonds contains mainly personal documents, manuscripts of Heda Kaufmannová's works, documentation of her resistance activities, correspondence and photographs. Among the documents in Heda Kaufmannová's...

  19. Hájková, Alena, PhDr.

    • PhDr. Alena Hájková / NAD 1226
    • Národní archiv
    • 1226
    • English
    • 1929-1997
    • Textual material Photographic images 6,75 linear meters

    The personal fonds of historian Alena Hájková is a valuable source of information relating to the issue of racial discrimination against the Jewish population and the beginnings of Jewish resistance in the Protectorate of Bohemia and Moravia. The fonds contains mainly her manuscripts of scientific works related to the anti-Nazi resistance with a focus on the Jewish resistance. The fonds contains manuscripts of works such as The List of Jews in 1939-1941, Participation of Jews in the Czech Resistance Movement, The Disappeared Ones in the First Months of the Occupation, and Administration in ...

  20. Wolf, Max Egon, MUDr.

    • MUDr. Max Egon Wolf / NAD 424
    • Národní archiv
    • 424
    • English
    • 1900-1942
    • Textual material 0,12 linear meters

    The personal archive of MUDr. Max Egon Wolf is a source for the knowledge of the Holocaust and the racial persecution of the Jewish population in the Protectorate of Bohemia and Moravia. The fonds contains documents from 1939-1941, when the Wolfs faced racial persecution. Using one family as an example, it is possible to trace specific interventions in the life of the Jewish population by the Protectorate authorities - e.g. the levying of special taxes or property registration. The archival material in the fonds also shows the efforts of the Wolfs and their relatives to escape persecution, ...