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Frankfurt-Zeilsheim Displaced Persons Camp

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The purpose of this project is to collect all of the profiles of displaced persons or Holocaust Survivors who were residents of the Frankfurt-Zeilsheim Displaced Persons Camp. This camp was located in the Zeilsheim district of Frankfurt, Germany.

Zeilsheim became famous for its camp created by the Allies to hold Displaced Persons and exiles after World War II, and in 1946 it was visited by Zionist leader (later Israeli prime minister) David Ben-Gurion and former American First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt. A small monument in the park behind the city hall is dedicated to the memory of this community.