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The Museum’s Collections document the fate of Holocaust victims, survivors, rescuers, liberators, and others through artifacts, documents, photos, films, books, personal stories, and more. Search below to view digital records and find material that you can access at our library and at the Shapell Center.
Paradise darkens, 1929 to 1931 See the evil, 1931 to 1933 The labyrinth, 1934 to 1936 Courage, 1934 to 1937 Coming up for air, 1935 to 1937 Monsters feel invincible, 1937 to 1940 No forwards, no backwards, adrift, 1941 to 1942 When the bombs decide, 1942 to 1943 Dreams must dissipate, April 1943 to June 1943 You're on your own now! July 1943 to April 1944 Timing at its worst, April 1944 to December 1944 Of horror and hope, January 1945 to April 1945 Rebuilding from ashes, May 1945 to Fall 1945 The world finally opens up again, but did we learn?
Learn about over 1,000 camps and ghettos in Volume I and II of this encyclopedia, which are available as a free PDF download. This reference provides text, photographs, charts, maps, and extensive indexes.