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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.
1. Remembering places of pain and shame, William S. Logan and Keir Reeves 2. Let the dead be remembered: interpretation of the Nanjing Massacre memorial, Qian Fengqi 3. The Hiroshima "Peace Memorial": Transforming Legacy, memories and landscapes, Yushi Utaka 4. Auschwitz-Birkenau: The challenges of heritage management following the cold war, Katie Young 5. "Dig a hole and bury the past in it": Reconciliation and the heritage of genocide in Cambodia, Colin Long and Keir Reeves 6. The Myall Creek Memorial: History, Identity and reconciliation, Bronwyn Batten 7. Cowra Japanese War Cemetry, Ali Kobayashi and Bart Ziino 8. A cave in Taiwan: comfort women's memories and the local identity, Chou Ching-yuan 9. Postcolonial shame: heritage and the forgotten pain of civilian women inernees in Java, Joost Cote 10. Difficult memories: the independence struggle as cultural heritage in East Timor, Michael Leach 11. Port Arthur, Norfolk Island, New Caledonia: convict prison islands in the antipodes, Jane Lennon 12. Hoa Lo Museum, Hanoi: changing attutudes to a Vietnamese place of pain and shame, William S. Logan 13. Places of Pain as tools for social justice in the "new" South Africa: black heritage preservation in the "rainbow" nation's townships, Angel David Nieves 14. Negotiating places of pain in post-conflict Northern Ireland: Debating the future of the maze/prison/Long Kesh, Sara McDowell 15. Beauty Springing from the breast of pain, Spencer Leineweber 16. "No less than a palace: Kew asylum, its planned surrounds, and its present-day residents, Keir Reeves and David Nichols 17. Between the hostel and the detention centre: possible trajectories of migrant pain and shame in Australia, Sara Wills.
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.