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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.
Locating memory : photographic acts : an introduction / Annette Kuhn and Kirsten Emiko McAllister Re-placing history : critiquing the colonial gaze through photographic works by Jeffrey Thomas and Greg Staats / Andrea Walsh Photography, "Englishness" and collective memory : the National Photographic Record Association, 1897-1910 / Elizabeth Edwards A story of escape : family photographs from Japanese Canadian internment camps / Kirsten Emiko McAllister The return of the aura : contemporary writers look back at the First World War photograph / Marlene A. Briggs "There was never a camp here" : searching for Vapniarka / Marianne Hirsch and Leo Spitzer The space between : photography and the time of forgetting in the work of Willie Doherty / Andrew Quick Displaced events : photographic memory and performance art / Nick Kaye Vietnam War photography as a locus of memory / Patrick Hagopian Speaking the album : an application of the oral-photographic framework / Martha Langford Talking through : this space around four pictures by Jeff Wall / Jerry Zaslove and Glen Lowry.
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.