Holding Institution: Moravský zemský archiv v Brně
  1. Reichsprotektor in Bohemia and Moravia, Station for Province of Moravia, Brno

    The fonds contains documents of the supreme political administration of Moravia documenting the Germanisation intentions of the Nazis, their penetration into and attempt to gradually control all areas of life. Materials have been preserved concerning Germanisation, the determination of domicile and citizenship and race, occupation, price economics and also Aryanization. In the fonds we can find much material relating to the history of the Jews in Moravia during the Protectorate and Second World War. For example, these materials are kept here: Report of NSDAP in Brno from September 1941 abou...

  2. Customs Investigation Office, Brno Branch

    Among other things, the fonds provides details about confiscated Jewish property, securities, jewellery and precious metals, securing of Jewish deposits and bank accounts and permission of maintenance amounts from rare Jewish accounts. In some files, record is also contained of balances of Jewish businesses from the end of the 1st Republic. It is possible to see in the material the first wave of pogroms against the Jews, restriction of their economic influence, stripping of their social standing, property, options for emigration etc. The following types of items are then specifically specif...

  3. Provincial President in Brno, Administration by the Order of the Reich (1939–1945)

    This fonds is important for finding out about the political, cultural and economic history of occupied Moravia. It contains plans for the gradual Germanisation and liquidation of the Czech nation, and in it we find records about the Aryanization of Jewish property and establishment of forced administrators. The following archival records relate to the Jewish history: In the presidium files marked PA (timeframe not given) – Regulation on Jewish houses in Moravská Ostrava for the needs of the Protectorate police; Investigation of Jewish origin of Dr. Felix Riess from Nový Jičín. Information a...

  4. Oberlandrat (Supreme District Councillor) of Brno 1939–1945 and District Head Officer of Brno – Administration by the Order of the Reich 1942–1945

    The fonds was created from the activity of the supreme district councillor in Brno and district head officer in Brno. It contains materials applying to Germanisation, support of the German fund etc. The archival records labelled WI (Wirthschaftssachen) concerning Aryanization, the appointment of forced administrations etc. were preserved in particular. The files labelled Pol and A (political matters and matters of support for German national sentiment) were also significant. The surviving lists of Nazi functionaries also have significant value. We can find these documents specifically on th...

  5. Headquarters of Uniformierteregierungspolizei (Uniformed Government Police) in Brno (1919) 1942–1945

    The fonds contains written material from the time of the occupation, and it is preserved in a fragmentary fashion. It contains the documents of the Headquarters of Uniformed Government Police and Headquarters of the Police Company. Here reports about transports of Jews primarily concern the Jewish matter. They are these documents: Damage to posters, distribution of leaflets, damage to company signs, the painting of anti–Jewish slogans, anti–German graffiti etc. 1939–1943; Jews – orders and regulations about presence and behaviour of Jews in public rooms and parks, marking of Jewish shops an...

  6. Gestapo of Brno

    The basis for the fonds consists of the surviving part of the registry office of the Brno branch of the Gestapo and all surviving rural stations in Moravia. The fonds contains the files of secured and investigated persons denounced for various reasons (listening to the radio, seditious speech against the Reich, sabotage etc.), records from actions conducted by the Gestapo against illegal resistance groups and actions conducted against Jews. The files also contain several hundred records about placement and escapes of persons from concentration, labour and other types of camps. Other records...

  7. Oberlandrat (Supreme District Councillor) of Prostějov

    The fonds contains documents of administration in the circuit of the supreme district councillor in Prostějov, inter alia lists of Jewish firms and Jewish property. Statistics of Jewish businesses, Aryanization files and also lists of forced administrations have survived here. The fonds is one of the best preserved fonds of the Moravian German offices from the years of the occupation. Here we find these items concerning specifically the Jewish history: Jewish employees – placement of Jews, discovering employment of Jews, statistical questionnaires, overviews 1939–1940; Passports of Jews – d...

  8. Landgericht (Reichs Provicial Court) of Brno

    The fonds contains documents from the activities of the Landgericht (Reichs Provincial Court) in Brno from the time of occupation by Nazi Germany. In the civil agenda, the only document relating to Jews is the Administrative Files (Attorneys, representation of Czech and Jewish parties); in the criminal agenda, this includes mainly records regarding Jewish property: Hein Artur 29.5.1883, Moravská Ostrava – non-reporting of Jewish property; Kaštický Gustav 8.7.1907, Brněnské Ivanovice – thefts of Jewish property; Stolaříková Anna 10.7.1918 Luhačovice – Jewish property; Tichý Ladislav 20.3.191...

  9. Oberlandrat (Supreme District Councillor) of Kroměříž 1939–1940

    The fonds of the Oberlandrat of Kroměříž 1939-1940 contain these documents concerning Jewish matters and Aryanization specifically. Amendment to status of Jews 1940; Concentration of Jewish registers in Prague 1939; Acknowledging domicile right for Jews 1940; Half-Jews in autonomous offices 1940; Prohibition of acceptance of German pupils at Jewish private apprentice training colleges 1939; Prohibition of Jewish Children attending German schools 1939; Attendance of Jewish children at German schools 1939; Prohibition of Jews studying at German universities 1939; Pay of Jewish employees 1940;...

  10. National Administration of the Assets – Circuit Office of Jihlava

    The fonds contains the files concerning the administration, seizure, post–war restitution and nationalisation of property of Jews and persons of hostile countries, primarily houses in the Jihlava region, western Moravia and certain houses in southern Bohemia. The fonds contains 2 books – list of restitutions and list of real estate. The files are sub–divided into several groups – files concerning general matters, files of returned real estate (classified according to location) and files concerning real estate transferred to the administration of national committees, communal enterprises or ...

  11. Auswanderungsfonds (Emigration Fund), Brno Office

    The Emigration Fund is important for discovering the size of Jewish home assets, and for drawing a conclusion from it about the scale of Nazi plundering of Jewish property. The files contain contracts about compulsory sale, official valuation of real estate, expressions of owners about state of real estate, extract from land registry, notification of office of land council about establishment of fiduciary, lease agreements, proceedings for the sale of real estate, inventory records and correspondence with tenants and caretakers and others. The frequent official records with date and number ...

  12. Oberlandrat (Supreme District Councillor) of Zlín

    The fonds contains valuable materials, in particular concerning the matter of Aryanization of Jewish property, and here we can find balances and accounting material of Jewish businesses and firms. We can find the following archival records in particular relating to the Jewish history, which virtually the entire fonds focuses on: List of enemy property – Jews 1940–1942; Various economic files of Jews (here we can find the names of Jewish citizens and files dealing primarily with the liquidation or closing of some Jewish shops, Aryanization proposals, forced administrations etc.). In it we ca...

  13. Land Office – Circuit Office of Brno

    The fonds contains surviving material from the Circuit Office of the Land office in Brno from the years of the Occupation 1939–1945. In it you can find these archival records concerning the Jewish history: applications of people interested in renting Jewish estates from the years 1939–1942; documents about Marie Aujeská from Boskovice and the purchase of Jewish property 1942; documents about Antonín Hřebaček from Podivín and the renting of Jewish property 1943; František Sedláček – transfer of his business do Bučovice to the Jewish buildings of Leontýna Stiasná 1940–1941; information about ...

  14. Protektoratskriminalpolizei (Protectorate Criminal Police) – Kriminaldirektion (Criminal Headquarters) of Brno

    The fonds contains documents of the Police Headquarters in Brno from the period of the Protectorate of Bohemia and Moravia, inter alia material concerning transports to the concentration camp in Auschwitz, in the year 1942–1944; searches for persons accused of crimes, for escaped Soviet and English prisoners of war, also material concerning escapes of prisoners and escapes from Labour camps – establishment of searches, searches for missing persons, searches for military prisoners 1943–1945; Lists of persons intended for transports to Auschwitz near Katowice; Persecution of Gypsies and "anti...

  15. Head of the Zivilverwaltung (Civilian Administration) of Brno

    The fonds contains files from 15.3.–15.4.1939. There are very few political documents in the fonds, one reason being that some of the files of the head of civilian administration were transferred to the fonds B 251 Reichs Protector, office Moravia in Brno. Following records concerning Jews are deposited in the fonds: Price control, Jewish property; Brno-venkov (German commissioner in Židlochovice and Kounice, situation in Oslavany, Jews in Ivančice); Moravská Ostrava (Vítkovice steelworks, influence of Jews, supply problems, appointment of commissioners in towns, unclear matters with Poland...

  16. Oberlandrat (Supreme District Councillor) of Jihlava

    The fonds contains documents from the circuit of the supreme district councillor in Jihlava. Material about the Aryanization of Jewish property can be found to a great extent in the fonds. Here we find these specific items concerning the Jewish history: Racial orders, regulations about people of mixed race, directives for procedure with Jews, directives for mixed marriages 1941–1944; Aryan documents, genealogical research, procedure 1940–1942, 1944; Aryanization, regulations, lists of forced administrations, property matters, applications for allocation of Jewish businesses and others 1939–...

  17. NSDAP of Vyškov

    The fonds contains documents of the local NSDAP group from the years 1939–1944. In the original call № there were Jewish matters, court matters: Jewish property, German court in Brno, racial policy. According to the current layout, the documents concerning Jewish matters are split up amongst several thematically arranged binders, for example resettlement of Jews; Centre for Jewish Emigration; Jewish apartments; also many documents concerning Jewish property or its sale or about inhabitants of Jewish race.

  18. Internment Camp of Svatobořice

    The fonds contains sources about life in the internment camp, lists of internees, their wages, work deployment, correspondence. There were also Jews in the camp temporarily, about whom there may be records primarily in these documents Card Index of Internees (4 boxes) 1942–1944; Card Index of Sick Internees 1944 and Book of Sick Persons 1944, and possibly in other items.

  19. Commander of the Ordnungspolizei Moravia

    The fonds contains materials concerning the supervision of the German occupation administration over the Protectorate gendarmerie and police. Only the following sources concern the Jewish matters: Complaints about gendarmes due to their anti–German behaviour and their contacts with Jews 1941, Senior Constable, retired, Richard Rotrökl, concealment of Jewish money 1942.

  20. Inspector of the Uniformierteprotektoratspolizei (Uniformed Protectorate Police) in Moravia

    Only some of the documents have survived from the fonds of the Inspector of Uniformed Protectorate Police in Moravia, but its significance is not small. It contains books of daily reports, reports about sabotage, Czech resistance and police organisations, reports on history of partisan movement, secret files of police officers, requests for draft to police etc. The file Establishment of Jewish Transit Camps 1942 concerns Jewish history.