Source Information

United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
Ancestry.com. Czechoslovakia, Social Welfare and Repatriation Records of Holocaust Survivors, 1939-1946 (USHMM) [database on-line]. Lehi, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2014.

This collection was indexed by World Memory Project contributors from the digitized holdings of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, RG-48.011M: Ministry of Social Welfare of the Czechoslovakian Government-in-Exile in London, Repatriation Department (Fond JAF 1007). 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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About Czechoslovakia, Social Welfare and Repatriation Records of Holocaust Survivors, 1939-1946 (USHMM)

This database includes details extracted from records of the Ministry of Social Welfare, Repatriation Department, London (Ministerstvo sociani pece, Londy´n), and Czechoslovak Red Cross dealing with emigration, matters of internal security and racial policy, especially anti-Jewish measures. The index was extracted from records on persecution and emigration during the German occupation; name lists; registration cards; correspondence; information about Czechoslovakian organizations in the United States; United Nations reports on Nazi crimes; descriptions of camps; information on repatriations from France; information on emigration to Chile, Cuba, Paraguay, Venezuela, Trinidad, and the USSR; documents of the Czechoslovakian branch of the Red Cross; and reports on displaced persons camps. These records are in Czech and English. The original documents are held by the National Archives in Prague.

Details extracted for this database can include name, maiden name, residence, previous residence, birth date and place, nationality, marital status, document date. Original records may contain more details.

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