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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 / Richard Ashby Wilson and Richard D. Brown Histories and contexts Mourning, pity, and the work of narrative in the making of "humanity" / Thomas W. Laqueur Contemporary humanitarianism : the global and the local / David P. Forsythe Humanitarian reading / Joseph R. Slaughter Global media and the myths of humanitarian relief : the case of the 2004 Tsunami / Rony Brauman Hard struggles of doubt : abolitionists and the problem of slave redemption / Margaret M.R. Kellow "Starving Armenians" : the politics and ideology of humanitarian aid in the first decades of the twentieth century / Flora A. Keshgegian International bystanders to the Holocaust and humanitarian intervention / Michael R. Marrus Narratives and redress Victims, relatives, and citizens in Argentina : whose voice is legitimate enough? / Elizabeth Jelin Children, suffering, and the humanitarian appeal / Laura Suski The physicality of legal consciousness : suffering and the production of credibility in refugee resettlement / Kristin Bergtora Sandvik "Can you describe this?" : human rights reports and what they tell us about the human rights movement / Ron Dudai Financial reparations, blood money, and human rights witness testimony : Morocco and Algeria / Susan Slymovics Remnants and remains : narratives of suffering in post-genocide Rwanda's Gacaca courts / Lars Waldorf.
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.