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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 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 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 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 Yad Vashem (Last reviewed on December 1, 2000)

It has been four years since the Scout Report took a close look at the Yad Vashem website, and during that time, this fine site has added a number of helpful resources that are worth noting. The parent organization responsible for the site (the Holocaust Martyrs' and Heroes' Remembrance Authority) was established in 1953, and since then has been "entrusted with documenting the history of the...

http://www.yadvashem.org
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 Silent Witness: the story of Lola Rein and her dress

This small and powerful exhibition from the US Holocaust Museum tells how Lola Rein escaped the Nazis by hiding for seven months, spending the days in a 4x6-foot hole dug below a barn, with three other Jews. Rein was eight years old when she went into hiding on a summer day, wearing a dress embroidered by her mother, a talented seamstress. In 2002, Rein donated the dress to the Holocaust Museum,...

https://www.ushmm.org/exhibition/silent-witness/lola/flash/i...
View Resource Deadly Medicine: Creating the Master Race

Over its twelve-year history, the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum has certainly never avoided tackling immensely controversial and important subjects, and this latest online feature is certainly no exception to this trend. Designed to complement a current exhibition at the Museum, this site looks at the ways in which the Nazi regime attempted to transform the genetic makeup of the...

https://www.ushmm.org/information/exhibitions/traveling-exhi...
View Resource Life After the Holocaust: Stories of Holocaust Survivors After The War

Perhaps no event in the 20th century (or in recorded history) has been as well-documented and archived as the Holocaust that took place in Nazi Germany during the late 1930s and 1940s. Many groups and organizations have sought to place some of the materials they have collected online, and the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum is one such organization that should be applauded for their...

https://www.ushmm.org/exhibition/life-after-holocaust/
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/
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