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View Resource Hitler's Unwanted Children: Children with Disabilities, Orphans, juvenile Delinquents and Non-Conformist Young People In Nazi Germany

The Nizkor Project has recently posted a fine paper by Sally M. Rogow, Professor Emerita of the Faculty of Education at the University of British Columbia. Rogow's paper carefully examines the Nazi state's attitudes and actions towards children who did not measure up to the party's social and biological criteria.

http://www.nizkor.org/ftp.cgi/people/r/rogow.sally/hitlers-u...
View Resource US Holocaust Memorial Museum (USHMM): Learning Materials and Resources

The USHMM (last discussed in the March 24, 2000 Scout Report has recently launched a new Learning Center for students and teachers, as well as the interested public. The site offers a very impressive collection of resources, including 140 short articles, 41 artifact images, 103 video clips, 202 maps, 28 chronologies, and over 900 photos. These are organized by topic, such as Antisemitism, "Final...

https://www.ushmm.org/learn/students/learning-materials-and-...
View Resource Shattered! 50 Years of Silence: History and Voices of the Tragedy in Romania and Transnistria

The Nizkor Project (first mentioned in the May 19, 1998 Scout Report for Social Sciences) has just posted online Dr. Felicia (Steigman) Carmelly's 1997 book, Shattered! 50 Years of Silence. The book, which focuses on the Holocaust in Romania and Transnistria, has been revised and updated for this Internet edition, which includes more current information about political groups and several new...

http://www.nizkor.org/hweb/people/c/carmelly-felicia/
View Resource Holocaust Era in Croatia: Jasenovac 1941-1945

This new exhibit from the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum (USHMM) focuses on the years following the German invasion of Yugoslavia, when the Ustasa regime founded the Independent State of Croatia and set up concentration camps there. Jasenovac was the largest of the camps, and the USHMM site features artifacts from the Jasenovac Memorial Area Collection. There are three main sections of...

https://www.ushmm.org/exhibition/jasenovac/
View Resource Voices of the Holocaust

Presented by the British Library, Voices of the Holocaust consists of personal, oral testimonies gathered from Jewish men and women who came to reside in Britain. These testimonies are true stories told by Holocaust survivors that depict life during this horrifyingly tumultuous time. The testimonies are divided into six main categories -- life before the Holocaust, ghettos and deportations, the...

http://www.bl.uk/learning/histcitizen/voices/holocaust.html
View Resource Centropa: Jewish Heritage in Central and Eastern Europe

A nonprofit organization based in Vienna, Austria, the Centropa group is headed up by a team of historians, educators, photographers, and other artists and scholars. The site contains a number of different oral history and photographic archives, in addition to sections dealing with contemporary Jewish life in the region and around the world. The basic search options within each of these sections...

http://www.centropa.org/
View Resource The Trial Of Adolf Eichmann

The Nizkor Project, one of the largest online repositories of primary documents related to the Holocaust, is in the final stages of converting the Israel State Archives' extensive records of the Adolf Eichmann trial and placing them online. Eichmann, who supervised the implementation of the "Final Solution," escaped to Argentina after the war, where he was secretly apprehended by Israeli agents in...

http://www.nizkor.org/hweb/people/e/eichmann-adolf/transcrip...
View Resource Anne Frank the Writer: An Unfinished Story

In honor of its 10th anniversary year, the US Holocaust Memorial Museum is displaying Anne Frank's original writings, accompanied by this online exhibition. The Web site uses a combination of audio and animation, so that visitors experience Anne's essays and diary entries read aloud, accompanied by images and automatically turning pages. The complete text of all the writings exhibited is available...

https://www.ushmm.org/exhibition/anne-frank/htmlsite/
View Resource Witness to the Holocaust

Developed by the Georgia Institute of Technology Library and Information Center, this site grew out of the Witness to the Holocaust Memorial Project, which began in 1978 to refute claims that the Holocaust never happened. The Project was founded by the late Fred Roberts Crawford, who was the directory of Emory University's Center for Research in Social Change (he also was a prisoner of war in...

http://www.library.gatech.edu/holocaust/
View Resource Open Hearts/Closed Doors-The War Orphans Project

The situation of Jews in and around Europe during the time of the Holocaust has been well documented, but an equally compelling question is what became of those Jews (especially Jewish children) who were part of the emigration from Europe after WWII concluded. The Virtual Museum of Canada has taken up the mantle of telling the story of those young Jewish orphans who made their way to Canada during...

http://www.virtualmuseum.ca/sgc-cms/expositions-exhibitions/...
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