Archival Descriptions

Displaying items 1 to 20 of 121
Country: Croatia
  1. Zbirka matičnih knjiga i parica matičnih knjiga Izraelitičke zajednice Požeško-slavonske županije

    • The Collection of Registry Books of the Israelite (sic) Community of Pozega-Slavonia County

    As the registry books date until the immediate pre-war time, this collection provides important insights and information about the Jews of this once important Slavonian town, all of whom perished in the Holocaust.

  2. Kotarska oblast, sresko načelstvo Požega

    • County Administration for the town of Požega

    The collection should provide insight into the paths leading to the perishing of the Jews of Pozega and the introduction of race laws. The time range extends until the change of power in Croatia, i.e., the introduction of the Independent State of Croatia (April 10, 1941).

  3. Gradsko poglavarstvo Požega

    • City Administration of Požega

    Similar to the county administration collection, this collection follows the laws, rules, and activities of the enforcement/administration level until the first days of the new administration in April 1941.

  4. Kotarska oblast u Požegi

    • County of Požega

    The Administration of the Independent State of Croatia for the town of Požega.

  5. Općinsko upraviteljstvo/ Kotarsko poglavarstvo Šibenik

    • Municipality Administration Šibenik

    Although predating the interwar period, there are a few valuable collections that refer to the (small) Šibenik Jewish community and Jewish individuals, including this one, which concerns permits, registries, etc.

  6. Kotarska oblast (Sresko načelstvo) Šibenik

    • County Administration Šibenik

    The (pro-fascist) Independent State of Croatia was proclaimed in April, 1941, and parts of Dalmatia shortly afterwards fell under the jurisdiction of Italy. The collection gives an introduction to the administrational and legal process for curtailing rights of specific groups in the society, including of Jews.

  7. Kotarsko poglavarstvo/ Gradsko poglavarstvo Šibenik

    • County Administration of Šibenik, Independent State of Croatia

    The Independent State of Croatia introduced racial laws and anti-Semitic policies as a prerequisite for Axis support. Thus, the administrational collections from the 194–1945 period are invaluable for Holocaust research concerning Croatia.

  8. Kotarsko poglavarstvo of Šibenik

    • County Administration Šibenik

    On 8 September 1943, Italy capitulated and the Independent State of Croatia officially recognized the Rome contracts, along with the Treaty of Rapallo of 1920, which had given Italy the territories of Istria, Fiume (now Rijeka), and Zara (Zadar). German foreign minister Joachim von Ribbentrop approved of the NDH taking the Dalmatian territories gained by Italy at the time of the Rome contracts. By now, most of this territory was controlled by the Yugoslav Partisans, since the cession of those areas had made them strongly anti-NDH (more than one third of the total population of Split, for in...

  9. Okružni narodni odbor Šibenik

    • People's County Committee of Šibenik

    The local people's committees were established as district national liberation committees during 1943 and 1944. They represented the state administration bodies and local self-government and were responsible for establishment and provision of government services in administrative areas. This administration included various departments, e.g., for legal matters (formation of people's courts), education, social affairs, the economy, trade and commerce, technical matters, etc. They ended during 1946, in accordance with the new territorial and administrative changes.

  10. Okružni sud u Požegi

    • Požega County Court
  11. Kotarski (srezski) sud u Pakracu - Pakrac

    • County Court in Pakrac
  12. Kotarski (srezski) sud u Požegi

    • County Court in Požega
  13. Sudbeni stol u Požegi

    • The Independent State of Croatia Court in Požega
  14. Kotarski narodno-oslobodilački odbor Split

    • National Liberation Committee of Split
  15. Jugoslavenski zbjeg u Italiji

    • Yugoslav Refugees to Italy
  16. Jugoslavenski zbjeg u Egiptu

    • Yugoslav Refugees to Egypt

    Fleeing the German offensive in late 1943 and early 1944, when Germany occupied Dalmatia, a large number of civilians (over 30,000), fearing reprisals, took refuge on the island of Vis. As Vis already housed the General Staff of the Partisan army and the allied British army, it was not able to accept and feed so many people. Therefore it was decided that the non-combatant population of the island be evacuated as refugees to South Italy, first to Bari and then to Taranto. Refugees mostly consisted of people from the Makarska area (around 6000), as well as from Vodice, the islands of Hvar, Vi...

  17. Gradska komisija za ispitivanje zločina okupatora i njihovih pomagača

    • City Committee for the Investigation of Crimes Committed by the Occupiers and Their Helpers
  18. Ustaša. Hrvatski oslobodilački pokret

    • Ustasha. Croatian Liberation Movement.

    Follows the organization of the Ustasha movement and its institualization: the formation of the main political body, Glavni ustaški stan (GUS; Main Ustasha HQ, which had offices in most major towns in the country); reports on the formatian of camps; lists of suspicious individuals; list of partisan fighters, etc.

  19. Zemaljska komisija za utvrđivanje zločina okupatora i njihovih pomagača Hrvatske

    • The state commission for the establishing of the crimes of the occupying forces and their helpers

    Established in 1944, the institution collected data on crimes, perpetutors and their accomplices, the type of crime, place and manner the crime was conducted. Results of its work the Commission forwarded onto the public prosecutor's office. The punishment was determined by the courts at the end of the judicial process, or after the final judgment. On the lower levels there were county, municipal and city commission. In 1947 its work was replaced by the Investigation Department of the Public Prosecutor's Office of People's Republic of Croatia. The material on Jews (9 boxes) contains details ...

  20. Hrvatski državni sabor (Nezavisne države Hrvatske)

    • The Parliament of the Independent State of Croatia

    Although the majority of the collection deals with the most general level of policy-making, and various parts of the creation of everyday life in the newly proclaimed ISC, some parts of the collection might be interesting to Holocaust scholars (passing of the laws; reports on how laws will be implemented, general religious affairs, school system, etc.).