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Selected records from the Šiauliai Regional State Archives in Lithuania related to history of the local Jewish community before, during and after WWII (Fond 945)

Document | Digitized | Accession Number: 2017.29.1 | RG Number: RG-26.063

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    Records of various state agencies (the County Tax Office. State Notary, County Executive Committee) related to history of the Jewish Community of the Šiauliai County, Lithuania, before, during and after World War II. It includes records related to the payment of taxes, information about real estate, lists of the nationalized property, payrolls and correspondence files, court and notary files concerning inheritance and restitution of Jewish property after WWII and other documentation.
    inclusive:  1938-1963

    Physical Details

    Lithuanian Russian
    8,723 digital images : JPEG ; 7 GB .
    System of Arrangement
    Arranged in twelve series (Ongoing project): 1. Notary Office of Šiauliai: Registers of notarial acts; Registers of cases by inheritance, wills; Sale and purchase agreements, 1938-1963; 2. Notary Office of Kelmė region: Cases to determine death of citizens, 1945; 3. Council of People's Deputies, Žagarė: List of dead and missing people at the war front, 1945; 4. Council of People's Deputies, Joniškis: List of homeowners and information about households; Records on farms affected by land reform and applicants for land acquisition; Lists and statistics related to residents and their properties on the Joniškis; Correspondence on employment, nationalization and economic expenses of the Joniškės; 5. Council of People's Deputies of Šeduva: Lists of buried people in the Šeduva mass grave, other documents on this subject, 1945-1952; 6. Šiauliai City Tax Office: Records on immovable property of citizens and taxes (Organized by city streets), 1938-1940; 7. Executive Committee of the Šiauliai County Council of Working People's: Nationalization of households and the list of households in the Pakruojis; Registers of peasants wishing to receive loan; Correspondence relating to county schools, health issues, registration of cars and repair of hospitals (cities Joniškis and Šaukėnai), religious issues, organization of Supreme Council; Lists of residents of villages in the region and statistics of wages of workers and employees in the county institutions, 1940-1941; 8. Šiauliai County People's Court - I section: Civil case to recognize ownership of the house; 9. Kuršėnai region-The Executive Committee of the parish Tryškiai, the Council of People's Deputies: Book of the land tax; Announcements of the Mayor of Šiauliai; Lists of households left without owners; 10. Radviliškio-Records of the Executive Committee, Council of Workers' Deputies of Radviliškis region: Lists of nationalized property in Radviliškis and Radviliškis region; 11. Joniškis region: Correspondence on economic and financial matters, and migration of residents, etc.; Registers of newcomers; Minutes of meetings; Permission for military refugees to settle in Žeimelis; Requests of citizens of the city, 1939-1941; 12.Correspondence, statistics, protocols related to agriculture in the region of Šiauliai, 1940-1941.

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    Source of acquisition is the Šiaulių regionins valstybės archyvas (Šiaulių Regional State Archives). The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum received the filmed collection via the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum International Archival Programs Division in February 2017.
    This is a joint project of the USHMM and Yad Vashem.
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