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Selected records of the District People's Courts and the Local People's Courts from the State Archive in Prešov

Document | Digitized | Accession Number: 2012.19 | RG Number: RG-57.012

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    The trial and investigative records of Slovaks and former Hlinka guard members tried in the District People's Courts and the Local People's Courts for collaborating with the German security forces. Includes the trial records of individual Slovaks accused of denouncing their Jewish neighbors, the trial records of regional Hlinka Guard commanders responsible for the deportation of local Jews, as well as the trial records of major political defendants, such as Karl Schmidt, the former chief of the Deutsche Partei in Bardejov since 1939 and Jan Kapralčík, former district chief of the district Sabinov accused of organizing the deportations of Jewish families in 1942. Features many survivor and eyewitness testimonies describing the persecution of Jews and crimes committed against Jews.
    inclusive:  1945-1948
    Credit Line
    Forms part of the Claims Conference International Holocaust Documentation Archive at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. This archive consists of documentation whose reproduction and/or acquisition was made possible with funding from the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany.

    Physical Details

    Testimonies. Reports.
    15,553 digital images : JPEG ; 29.3 GB.
    System of Arrangement
    Organized in the following order: Fond Okresný ľudový súd v Bardejove (District People's Court in Bardejov), 1945-1947; Fond Okresný ľudový súd v Giraltovciach(District People's Court in Giraltovce, 1945-1947; Fond Okresný ľudový súd v Prešove (District People's Court in Presov), 1945-1948; Fond Miestny ľudový súd Prešov (Local People's Court in Presov), 1945; Fond Okresný ľudový súd Sabinov (District People's Court in Sabinov), 1945.

    Rights & Restrictions

    Conditions on Access
    This material can only be accessed in a Museum reading room or other on-campus viewing stations. No other access restrictions apply to this material.
    Conditions on Use
    Publication of documents requires the written permission of the Slovak Ministry of Interior, users should cite the original archival reference and name of the source archives in any work and publications. Personal data of individuals should to be published in anonymized form only. See cooperative agreement.

    Keywords & Subjects

    Corporate Name
    Slovak People's Party

    Administrative Notes

    Holder of Originals
    Štátny archív v Prešove
    Source of acquisition is the Štátny archív v Prešove (State Archive in Prešov). The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Archives received the filmed collection via the United States Holocaust Museum International Archives Project in March 2012.
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