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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 : Americans at the gate "The age of the uprooted man" : the United States and refugees, 1900-1952 "A mystic maze of enforcement" : the refugee relief program "From Hungary, new Americans" : the United States and Hungarian refugees "Half a loaf" : the failure of refugee policy and law reform, 1957-1965 "They are proud people" : the United States and refugees from Cuba, 1959-1966 "The soul of our sense of nationhood" : human rights and refugees in the 1970s Reform and retrenchment : the Refugee Act of 1980 and the Reagan administration's refugee policies Epilogue : the United States and refugees after the Cold War.
9780691123325 0691123322 (alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references (p. -256) and index.
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.