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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.
v. 1. Posttraumatic cinema and the Holocaust documentary / by Joshua Hirsch The voice of silence : Alain Resnais' Night and Fog and collective memory in post-Holocaust France, 1944-1974 / by Louisa Rice The rites of responsibility : the cinematic rhetoric of Claude Lanzmann's Shoah (1985) / by Jay Geller The truth of a mad man : collective memory and representation of the Holocaust in The partisans of Vilna (1986) and the documentary genre / by Scott C. Zeman & Mark Chasins Samuels Reframing the photographer and his photographs : Photographer (1995) / by Frances Guerin Hollywood's Holocaust : Schindler's list and the construction of memory / by Lyn Rapaport
v. 2. From Weimar to Hollywood : Christian images and the portrayal of the Jew / by Nancy Thomas Brown West German and unified German cinema's difficult encounter with the Holocaust / by Mark A. Wolfgram Holocaust iconography in American feature films about neo-Nazis / by Lawrence Baron Theodor Kotulla's Excerpts froma German life (Aus einem deutschen Lebe, 1977) or The inability to speak : cinematic Holocaust representation in German / by Christine Haase All rules barred : a defense of Spielberg's Schindler's list / by Eric Sterling Humor, resistance, and the abject : Roberto Benigni's Life is beautiful and Charlie Chaplin's The great dictator / by Jodi Sherman Reel American history : an archive built by novices / by Edward J. Gallagher Special on Hart's war (2002) : a technical advisor's retrospective / by Robert C. Doyle.
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.