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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.
Dos transport yingl = The boy from the transport Friling = Springtime Es iz geven a zumertog = It was a summer's day Tsi darf es azoy zayn? = Does it have to be this way? Dos lid fun Bialystoker Geto = The song of the Bialystok Ghetto Yidish tango = Yiddish/Jewish tango Kinder yorn = Childhood years Der tango fun Oshvientshim = The tango from Auschwitz Ikh hob tsayt, ikh vel vartn = I have time, I will wait Ales farloyrn = Everything is lost Vu iz dayn scmeykhl? = Where is your smile? Far mentshn bin ikh freylekh = People see me happy Ikh vel laydn in der shtil = I will suffer in silence Ikh hob dikh tsufil lib = I love you much too much Oygn = Eyes Farges mikh nisht = Forget me not.
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.