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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.
Diasporic citizens : Germans abroad in the framing of German citizenship law / Howard Sargent Home, nation, empire : domestic Germanness and colonial citizenship / Krista O'Donnell German-speaking people and German heritage : Nazi Germany and the problem of Volksgemeinschaft / Norbert Götz Blond and blue-eyed in Mexico City, 1821 to 1975 / Jürgen Buchenau Jews, Germans, or Americans? : German-Jewish immigrants in the nineteenth-century United States / Tobias Brinkmann German landscape : local promotion of the Heimat abroad / Thomas Lekan In search of home abroad : German Jews in Brazil, 1920-1933 / Jeffrey Lesser Germans from Russia : the political network of a double diaspora / Renate Bridenthal When is a diaspora not a diaspora? : rethinking nation-centered narratives about Germans in Habsburg East Central Europe / Pieter Judson German brigadoon? : domesticity and metropolitan Germans' perceptions of Auslandsdeutschen in Southwest Africa and Eastern Europe / Nancy R. Reagin Tenuousness and tenacity: the Volksdeutschen of Eastern Europe, World War II and the Holocaust / Doris L. Bergen The politics of homeland : irredentism and reconciliation in the policies of German Federal governments and expellee organizations toward ethnic German minorities in Central and Eastern Europe, 1949-99 / Stefan Wolff.
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.