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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.
Dialectics at a standstill Berlin and Delos : Celan's no-places and Heidegger's homecomings : philosophy and poetry out of material history Sicily, New York City, and the Baranovich station : German/Jewish subject without a nation : on the meta-epistemology of mobility and mass-migration The North Sea : Jews on ships : or, how Heine's Reisebilder deconstruct Hegel's philosophy of world history Nuremburg-Fürth-Palestine : some assembly required : global anxieties and corporeal fantasies of German/Jewish nationality Auschwitz : "the fabrication of corpses" : Heidegger, Arendt, and the modernity of mass death Vienna-Rome-Prague-Antwerp-Paris : the railway ruins of modernity : Freud and Sebald on the narration of German/Jewish remains.
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.