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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.
Bag and baggage : ethnic cleansing begins : the Ottoman and Russian empires, 1800-1906 Farewell to Salonica : the Balkans, 1912-1913 "How much worse it is than massacre!" : Turkey, Russia, Serbia, and Macedonia, 1914-1918 Ethnic cleansing between the world wars : Turkey, Transcaucasia, Ukraine, and Eastern Europe, 1918-1939 "There was no one left for me" : Central and Eastern Europe, 1939-1945 "The land of the Poles that is lost to the Germans" : Poland, Czechoslovakia, Romania, USSR, and Yugoslavia, 1945-1954 After the Ottomans : Israel, Cyprus, Turkey, Iraq, and Bulgaria, 1947-2004 "A kind of second reality" : the Caucasus and Yugoslavia, 1988-1999 A continent cleansed.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 343-382) and index.
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.