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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.
The Asociación Filantrópica Israelita (AFI) was founded in Buenos Aires, Argentina in 1933 by German-Jewish immigrants with the aim to assist fellow Jewish refugees who had fled Nazi persecution and had emigrated to Argentina.
System of Arrangement
System of Arrangement: Arranged chronologically: AFI-1939-1941; AFI-1941-1942; AFI-1942-1946; AFI-1953-1960; AFI-1960-1964; AFI-1964-1969; AFI-1969-1974; AFI-1974-1978; AFI-1983-1987; AFI-1987-1992; AFI-1987-1993; AFI-1992-1997; AFI-1997-2005; AFI-2005-2008.
Source of acquisition is the Asociación Filantrópica Israelita (AFI), Argentina. The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Archives received the collection from the AFI via the United States Holocaust Museum International Archives Project in August 2017.
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.