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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: public media and the right to memory: towards an encounter with justice / Philip Lee and Pradip Ninan Thomas Rethinking justice in Peru: between public amnesia and public memory / Germán Vargas Images of disappearance in Argentina: how films, photos, and television buttress memory / Claudia Feld East Timor, the USA, and mass atrocities: remembering and forgetting / Joseph Nevins Justice, media, and memory: the South African transition / Charles Villa-Vicencio A time of mourning: the politics of commemorating the Tutsi genocide in Rwanda / Rachel Ibreck The European Roma: an unsettled right to memory / Anna Marie Reading The Chechen memory of deportation: from recalling a silenced past to the political use of public memory / Aurélie Campana 'Media memories' in Bosnia and Herzegovina / Zala Volc̆ic̆ and Karmen Erjavec Slavery and emancipation in the Caribbean: preserving the public memory / Hopeton S. Dunn Endnote / Philip Lee and Pradip Ninan Thomas.
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.