Research Databases & Specific Collections (Documents, Images, Audio, Video)
Visual History Archive (Trial Access): Includes 52,000 interviews with Holocaust survivors from 56 countries in 32 languages. Also includes testimonies from the 1937 Nanjing Massacre in China, the 1994 Rwandan Tutsi Genocide, testimonies of the Armenian Genocide that coincided with World War I, and the Guatamalan Genocide of 1978-1996. The trial ends on April 30, 2017.
American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (1914-present): The JDC Archive includes records of overseas rescue, relief, and rehabilitation activities photographs, and curated exhibits.
Exploring the Vinius Ghetto: reVilna is a digital mapping project dedicated to understanding how the residents of the Ghetto lived, how the ghetto functioned -- even, given the circumstances, flourished -- how it emerged, and how, ultimately, it was liquidated. Using geographical science and technology, reVilna seeks to reimagine the Vilna Ghetto.
German History in Documents and Images, Nazi Germany: Documents, images and maps. The German Historical Institute, Washington, DC.
Internet Modern History Sourcebook: Full-text and multimedia files; check out the Selected Sources Sections (left-hand bar). Part of the Internet Modern History Sourcebook, complied by Fordham University (last updated in 1999).
Labor and the Holocaust: the Jewish Labor Committee and the Anti-Nazi Struggle: Jewish Labor Committee Collection at the Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives, New York University.
Post-War Europe: Refugees, Exile and Resettlement, 1945-1950: Offers primary source documents about post-war Europe and the refugees. It includes surveys, leaflets, reports of relief workers, US zone reports, War office memos, Exodus Camp records, Displaced Persons Assembly Centre weekly reports and correspondence of relief organizations.
A Teachers' Guide to the Holocaust: An overview of the people and events of the Holocaust through photographs, documents, art, music, movies, and literature. The Florida Center of Instructional Technology, College of Education, University of South Florida.
Holocaust Rescue and Relief: Digitized Records of the Unitarian Universalist Service Committee: Digitized records of the UUSC, an organization that aided displaced persons in Europe during and after World War II. The Andover-Harvard Theological Library.
Nazi Propaganda: 1933-1945: National Socialist propaganda documents in English translation. The German propaganda Archive, Calvin College.
Yom Ha-Shoah Holocaust remembrance service at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, Sun City West, Arizona, April 13, 1999. A memorial service with guest speaker, Magda Herzberger, author, poet, composer and Holocaust survivor. Performances: Monica Riekoff, Baruch Koritan, Arizona State University Choir. The video is available in streaming
Holocaust Memorial Books (over 250 books), Yiddish and English
Gerda Weissmann and Kurt Klein Papers 1940s-2012 (MSS-347): This collection includes drafts, reader correspondence (mainly junior high and high school students), and other materials documenting Gerda Klein's All But My Life (1957), such as personal correspondence, biographical information, and materials showing the documentary One Survivor Remembers.
The International Military Tribunal for Germany: Contents of The Nuremberg Trials Collection. The Avalon Projects: Documents in Law, History, and Diplomacy. Yale University.
Nuremberg Trials Project: Scanned original documents. The Harvard Law School Library.
Nuremberg Trials (1945-1949): Library of Congress.
Thomas J. Dodd Papers - Nuremberg Trials: Materials from the Thomas J. Dodd Research Center, the Storrs Campus of the University of Connecticut. Dodd served as Executive Trial Counsel and supervisor of the U.S. prosecution team at the International Military Tribunal at Nuremberg (July 1945–October 1946), where he shaped many of the strategies and policies through which this unprecedented trial took place.
To search anthologies of published sources, go to OneSearch advanced search (linked just below the search box). Put "Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- History" on the first row and adjust your search from All Fields to Subject Terms. Put "Sources" on the second row and and adjust your search to Genre. WorldCat may be searched the same way (advanced search).
The following are just a few items from our collections.