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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. Two Khaverot, Two Comrades 2. "I Found a Shtetl in California" 3. "Here the Kelleys Live in Town and the Cohens Live on the Farm" 4. "In the Darkest Days of the Depression, We Were as Kosher as They Came" 5. "Politics We Had Plenty" 6. "You Heard What They Did to Hochman?" A Jewish Chicken Rancher Is Tarred and Feathered 7. "There Was No Such Thing as a Babysitter": The American-Born Generation 8. "When There's a War It Gets Busy" 9. "Geknipt Un Gubundn"- "The Community Was Tied and Knotted Together": The "Golden Age" after World War II 10. The "Grine": Refugees from the Holocaust 11. The "Split": The Cold War in Petaluma 12. "They Just Came in and Took Your Place": Family Farming in Crisis 13. Searching for Jewish Identity in the 1950s 14. "Raised with an American Lullaby": The Third Generation 15. "A Temple Like Santa Rosa's."
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.