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View Resource National Archives and Records Administration: Holocaust-Era Assets: Records and Research

Provided by the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) this site offers information on both primary and secondary sources related to the history of assets stolen from Jews and other dispossessed peoples by the Nazi regime and its allies. The primary offering in the first category is an online version of the NARA's recent 1,200-page final edition of its A Finding Aid to Records at the...
View Resource NOVA: Sinking City of Venice

First aired on November 19, 2002, the Sinking City of Venice is a fascinating episode of the NOVA television series that focuses on the threat of rising tide levels for the exposed Italian city. Venice has many historical treasures and centuries-old architecture, which is forcing the government to turn to engineers for possible solutions to safeguard the city. A very ambitious proposal that is...
View Resource Iraq: The Cradle of Civilization at Risk

As of late, there has been great consternation about the future of antiquities and archaeological expeditions within Iraq, largely due to political upheaval and military conflict in the area. With that in mind, the H-Museum mailing list has assembled a host of materials gleaned from their own discussion boards and scholarly resources that will help give visitors some sense of the breadth and...
View Resource Before and After Disasters: Federal Funding for Cultural Institutions

First created in 1992, this guide is intended to help cultural institutions prepare for emergencies and disasters that may strike their regions. This latest version of the report, prepared by FEMA and the National Endowment for the Arts, provides summary descriptions and contact information for 15 federal grant and loan programs. The report also includes an additional number of sources of federal...
View Resource Heritage status brings unexpected consequences

‘Three Rivers’ hydro-electric project checked by World Heritage Status Not everything can be preserved exactly as it is for all time World Heritage Centre: The List World Heritage Education...
View Resource World Monuments Watch

Whether from civil unrest or environmental degradation, many of the world's great cultural and historical landmarks remain threatened. Fortunately, there are groups like the World Monument Watch who keep close tabs on the state of these important resources. On the site, visitors can traipse on through an interactive map of the world to learn about each site. For each site, visitors will find a...