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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.
Wilfred "Bill" Kay (also known as Szlomo Katz, 1928 or 1930-2016) was born Szlomo Katz in Pułtusk, Poland. When WW II broke out, he and his parents and six siblings fled their home. His entire family perished in the Holocaust. Wilfred survived, spent several years in a displaced persons camp, and immigrated to the United States in 1949.
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.