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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.
Introducing modern biblioclasm Tracing the path of extremism from Robespierre to Milosevic Political protestors and Amsterdam's South African Institute, 1984 Ethnic biblioclasm, 1980-2005 National Socialism and the destruction of Berlin's Institute for Sexual Knowledge, 1933 Secular fanaticism and the auto-genocide of Cambodia, 1975-1979 Fundamentalism and the destruction of Afghanistan's cultural heritage, 1994-2001 Dueling ideologies and total war, 1939-1945 Anarchy and acquisitive vandalism, 1967-2003 Errors of omission and cultural destruction in Iraq, 2003.
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.