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Source Information

United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
Ancestry.com. Eure-et-Loir, France, Selected Camp, Prison, Property, and Compensation Records, 1917-1965 (USHMM) [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2013.

This collection was indexed by World Memory Project contributors from the digitized holdings of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, RG-43.108M: Selected Records of the Archives départementales de l’Eure-et-Loir. 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 Eure-et-Loir, France, Selected Camp, Prison, Property, and Compensation Records, 1917-1965 (USHMM)

This database contains an index of details extracted from various documents from the prefect’s office, the Voves camps administration (where most of those identified as Communists were sent after having been arrested, often transferred from other camps), the Chartres prison, and private families and notaries. The original documents are held by the Archives départementales de l’Eure-et-Loir.

What You May Find in These Records

Details extracted for this database vary depending on document type, but they may include the following:

  • name
  • birth date and place
  • residence
  • father’s name
  • mother’s name
  • spouse
  • marriage date and place
  • occupation
  • nationality
  • dates of residence
  • date of arrest
  • document date and type

Family members will be indexed as separate records, but will be displayed in census-like fashion, so that entire family members can be seen together.

Ordering Records

Records can contain additional facts which have not been extracted for this index. These can include information about children’s displacement, separation from parents, moves and changes, school record, and languages spoken. 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.