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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.
Escaping Kovno ghetto, 1943 Life in Lithuania, 1938 Ominous signs Kovno ghetto formed, 1941 Learning to survive Riga selection Planning the escape, 1943 Ride to freedom The maline Life underground Raja's story Jacob and David's lesson Liberation at last, 1944 Izzy's returns to Kovno Leaving safety Starting over Escape across borders, 1945 Meeting Mr. Green Life in America, 1947-96 A wayward letter arrives, 1997 Edna's apprehension The reunion, 1998 During Yom Hashoah.
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.