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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.
Introduction: urban space and the Nazi past in postwar Germany / Paul B. Jaskot and Gavriel D. Rosenfield The politics of new beginnings: the continued exclusion of the Nazi past in Dresden's cityscape / Susanne Vees-Gulani Reconciling competing pasts in postwar Cologne / Jeffry M. Diefendorf Evading what the Nazis left behind: an ethographic and phenomenological examination of historic preservation in postwar Rostock / Susan Mazur-Stommen Memento machinae: engineering the past in Wolfsburg / Jan Otakar Fischer Inventing industrial culture in Essen / Kathleen James-Chakraborty The Reich party rally grounds revisited: the Nazi past in postwar Nuremburg / Paul B. Jaskot Memory and the museum: Munich's struggle to create a documentation center for the history of national socialism / Gavriel D. Rosenfeld Concrete memory: the struggle over air-raid and submarine shelters in Bremen after 1945 / Marc Buggeln and Inge Marszolek Restored, reassessed, redeemed: the SS past at the collegiate church of St. Servatius in Quedlinburg / Annah Kellogg-Krieg The politics of Antifascism: historic preservation, Jewish sites, and the rebuilding of Potsdam's Altstadt / Michael Meng Marking absence: remembrance and Hamburg's Holocaust memorials / Natasha Goldman The new Borneplatz memorial and the Nazi past in Frankfurt am Main / Susanne Schonborn Epilogue: the view from Berlin / Brian Ladd.
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.