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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.
sketchbook page with drawings by the donor on both sides. The first drawing is a pencil and ink drawing of concentration camp prisoners confronted by soldiers in a tank, with the caption, "and yet, we are told to treat the German as a human being." The drawing is signed and dated June, 1945. The other side is a pencil drawing of a man sitting on the floor inside a room with a single small window.
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.