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.
The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum purchased this collection of film documents from Chronos-Media GmbH in Potsdam, Germany in 1989. Film and Video staff ordered videotape transfers in November 1991.
This story is mostly from the BUNDESARCHIV. See Stories 107 and 110, Film ID 145 for duplicate footage.
Original film can label reads "Chronos / Dokuments / Akt 1".
The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Film and Video department received this particular footage without asking for it. Identification from Brewster Chamberlain and Martin Smith's notes.
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.