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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.
Paris à vol d'oiseau (1789-1914) Violent origins : the taking of the Bastille (July 1789) Killing the king : Place de la Révolution/Concorde (21 January 1793) Vendôme/Invalides : the Paris of the Bonapartes (1802-1871) Heart of the city : Place de Grève/Hôtel de Ville (1789-1871) The miraculous medal : Rue du Bac (1830) Killing the living, burying the dead : Père-Lachaise (1804-1945) Conversion? Paul Claudel at Notre-Dame (Christmas 1886) Church prowling : the back-to-front pilgrimage of Joris-Karl Huysmans (1884-1892) Marble versus iron : Sacré-Coeur and the Eiffel Tower (1871-1914) Operation Spring breeze : Rue des Rosiers, Vel' d'Hiv', Drancy (July-August 1942) Purging the city : Paris libre (August 1944-October 1945) Conclusion: blood in the city, 1789-1945 Sacrificial victims : a chronology.
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.