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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.
Miniature booklets printed by the Nazi German government given to those children whose work, monies, or both made them deserving to wear them on their coat buttons. This series contains words and music to five to seven songs in each volume. Scattered throughout are quotations from Hitler, Goethe, Schiller, etc. and some live illustrations.
USHMM Copy 1, Heft 1 was donated by Arona Pistiner as part of the Pistiner family papers (IRN 53331), and was transferred to the Library on August 12, 2016. USHMM Copy 1, Heft 2 was donated by Arona Pistiner as part of the Pistiner family papers (IRN 53331), and was transferred to the Library on August 12, 2016.
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.