Source Information

United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
Ancestry.com. Prague, Czechoslovakia, Selected Holocaust Records, 1939-1945 (USHMM) [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2016.

This collection was indexed by World Memory Project contributors from the digitized holdings of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, RG-48.008M: Ur?ad r?i´s??ske´ho protektora (Fond JAF 1005). For more information about this collection, click on the collection title above to access the USHMM’s catalog record, or email worldmemoryproject@ushmm.org.

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Original data:

Uřad říš̌ského protektora (Fond JAF 1005) [German: Fond JAF 1005. Reichsprotektorat Files; English: Selected Records from Central State Archives in Prague, 1939-1945]. Series RG-48.008M, Reels 104-167. Record Group 48: Czech Republic. The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, Washington D.C.

About Prague, Czechoslovakia, Selected Holocaust Records, 1939-1945 (USHMM)

This collection consists of records generated by German occupational institutions and Czech auxiliary agencies who dealt with matters of internal security and racial policy, especially anti-Jewish measures, during World War II. Included are reports regarding the aryanization of Jewish businesses, questionnaires of Jewish properties, lists of Jewish workers, as well as documents regarding death statistics, Lety camp, and the deportation of Jews to Theresienstadt. Also included are lists of confiscated art and various propaganda materials. These records are in Czech and German. Details that can be found in the index include:

  • surname
  • maiden name
  • gender
  • birth date
  • age
  • profession
  • residence

Note: Some documents in this collection contain names of German officials and Czechoslovakian nationals. These names may appear in the index. The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum and the World Memory Project do not necessarily recognize all of these individuals included in the index as victims of persecution.

The information in this description comes from the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum catalogue.


Ordering Records

Additional details about these victims may be included in the original records. While the index is freely accessible from Ancestry.com, the images of these records are not available in this database. Copies of the images can be ordered at no cost from the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. Click here for ordering information.