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View Resource The Holocaust Chronicle

The Holocaust Chronicle: A History in Words and Pictures is a not-for-profit endeavor of the Chicago-based Publications International, Ltd. Posted recently, the online edition examines the Holocaust chronologically, beginning with its pre-Nazi roots in Europe and devoting a chapter to each year from rise of the Nazis to power in 1933 through the Nuremberg trials in 1946. In fact, a distinguishing...

http://www.holocaustchronicle.org/
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 Last Expression: Art from Auschwitz

Described as a forum to explore "the roles, functions, meanings, and makings of art in the Nazi concentration camps," this Website posts cataloged images of art work, including drawings, paintings, and photographs, done by prisoners at Auschwitz - Birkenau. In addition to the searchable and browseable collection of hundreds of works of art, the Website offers essays and streaming video lectures...

https://www.blockmuseum.northwestern.edu/view/exhibitions/pa...
View Resource Learning about the Holocaust through Art

The heart of this site is the explore section, which contains art works produced during the Holocaust. Each artist is profiled in a biography, and internal links provide more information on camps and related artists. The Learn section contains a teachers' guide, activities for students at different levels, and study resources, including a bibliography, Webliography, and essay on camps in France....

http://art.holocaust-education.net/
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 Art and Politics of Arthur Szyk

This exhibition of works by Polish-born Jewish artist and activist Arthur Szyk from the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum presents over 40 pieces by Szyk, dating from 1913 to 1949. There are book illustrations, pages from Passover haggadahs, and scenes from the biblical Book of Esther. Also of note are cartoons and caricatures from American newspapers and magazines including the New York Post,...

https://www.ushmm.org/exhibition/szyk/
View Resource Simon Wiesenthal Center: Multimedia Learning Center Online

The Simon Wiesenthal Center has done the Web-browsing public a great service by placing this extremely comprehensive and authoritative multimedia archive online. Online since 1999, the Multimedia Learning Center provides access to some of the past virtual exhibits sponsored by the Center's Museum of Tolerance (including a fine one dedicated to Polish Jews), a host of teacher's resources, and a...

http://motlc.wiesenthal.com/site/pp.asp?c=gvKVLcMVIuG&b=3582...
View Resource United States Holocaust Memorial Museum: Flight and Rescue

As this online exhibit opens, visitors will hear a prelude played on the piano and a map of Eastern Europe and Russia unfold before their eyes. This is the beginning of the Flight and Rescue exhibit, presented by the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. With the use of powerful visual materials, primary documents, interviews, and striking narration, this interactive exhibit tells the story of...

https://www.ushmm.org/exhibition/flight-rescue/
View Resource "Everyone would believe my pictures": The Legacy of Julien Bryan

American filmmaker Julien Bryan set out to chronicle life in Poland and Nazi Germany in the 1930s. His situation became quite precarious when Germany invaded Poland in September 1939, but he remained in order to document the siege of Warsaw. This site was established by the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in order to bring some of his images and films to the general public. All told, the...

https://www.ushmm.org/collections/the-museums-collections/co...