Holocaust Research Materials: Historical Information

Chamber of the Holocaust Museum (Israel)
The Chamber of the Holocaust Museum is located on Mt. Zion in Jerusalem. The Chamber of the Holocaust predates Yad Vashem as Israel’s museum dedicated to Holocaust remembrance. This interactive website offers galleries, movies, and other Holocaust-related images and information.

Facing History Holocaust Section
The website allows you to explore the events that led to the systematic murder of six million Jews and millions of other innocent victims. Discover the stories of survivors, witnesses, and rescuers that raise essential questions about the nature of human behavior.

Holocaust Educational Foundation
The Holocaust Education Foundation is a non-profit organization created to preserve and promote Holocaust awareness by facilitating teaching and scholarship at the college and university level. The Foundation offers programs including research fellowships, summer institutes, seminars, conferences, and visiting lecturer opportunities.

Holocaust Survivors
The Holocaust Survivors website focuses on survivors of the Holocaust, featuring survivors' stories, voice recordings and photographs, as well as an encyclopedia and historical introduction to the Holocaust. The website also contains a visitor discussion page.

Labor and the Holocaust: The Jewish Labor Committee and the Anti-Nazi Struggle
The New York University Jewish Labor Committee archive containing 850 boxes of Jewish Labor Committee records, documentation, photographs, posters and graphics has been cataloged by NYU archivists. This online exhibit offers users a portfolio of a hundred photographs and documents from the Jewish Labor Committee Collection to create a chronological view of the Jewish Labor Committee from its origins to the end of the Holocaust and through reconstruction and postwar aid efforts. The site also offers viewers a bibliography of additional resources for research purposes.

NAAF Holocaust Project
The NAAF website contains and interactive timeline. For every year on the chart, there are a series of events by date, denoting the major events associated with the Holocaust. There is also an opportunity, at the end of the timeline, to add a Kadish flame to the website's "memorial scroll".

Nazi-Era Provenance Internet Portal
A searchable registry of objects in U.S. museum collections that changed hands in Continental Europe during the Nazi era (1933-1945). There are currently 29596 objects from 179 participating museums listed in the Portal. 

Radzilow Memorial
A website memorial to the once-vibrant Jewish Shtetl of Radzilow, containing historical information about the Jewish community, the Holocaust, and records of the Jewish families and their descendants.

The Anne Frank House
The Anne Frank House in Amsterdam is a museum dedicated to the memory of Anne Frank and the Holocaust. The museum's website has an interactive overview of Anne Frank's life and the time spent living in the house with many photographs and quotations, and the website also features a guestbook and the opportunity to shop for Anne Frank books, CDs, and postcards online.

The Holocaust Chronicle
This website contains a digital version of The Holocaust Chronicle, a not-for-profit volume evaluated by professional Holocaust scholars. The website can be viewed by page or through key word searches and contains images, sidebar essays, maps, and a timeline of Holocaust-related events from 1000 B.C. through 1999.

The Holocaust History Project 
The Holocaust History Project offers an archive of Holocaust related documents, photographs, recordings, and essays. The site also contains Holocaust-denial information and refutation.

The Mazal Library
The Mazal Library is a resource for historians, researchers, students and the general public containing 20,000 books, microfilm rolls, pamphlets, and ephemera related to the Holocaust, bigotry and anti-semitism, including 70,000 original documents that were used in the Nuremburg Trials. The cyber-library section of the webpage will contain searchable text of the 42 volumes of the International Military Tribunal; the 15 volumes of the Nuernburg Military Tribunal, and the 11 volumes of the Nazi Conspiracy and Aggression. The archives contain PDF versions of various photographs and documents pertaining to the Holocaust.

Kazerne Dossin: Memorial, Museum and Documentation Centre on Holocaust and Human Rights (Belgium)
This Belgian museum is located at the starting point of a Holocaust-era deportation route where the Reich's security detachment set up its assembly camp at the Dossin barracks in Mechelen. This museum is dedicated to Holocaust remembrance and the commemoration of the deportation of Belgian Jews to concentration camps.

The Nizkor Project
This website is dedicated to preserving the memory of the Holocaust and monitoring Holocaust-denial and misinformation. The site contains Holocaust research guides, information about people involved with the Holocaust, information about the Nuremburg Trials, and links to Holocaust-related organizations and Shofar FTP Archives.

The Nuremburg War Crimes Trials
Yale Law School's Avalon Project has published the proceedings of the Nuremburg War Crimes Trials on its website. The documents include trial motions, orders of the tribunal, presentation of cases, testimony of witnesses and final reports related to the Nuremburg Trials. The site also contains documents from subsequent proceedings and other key documents related to the Nuremburg proceedings.

The Shoah Project (Holland)
This Dutch website provides information about the concentration camp in Dachau, the resistance group The White Rose, and other Holocaust history resources.

United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum offers information about the exhibits in its Washington, D.C. museum as well as exhibits across the United States. The website also contains research tools including a Holocaust Encyclopedia, personal histories of those involved in the Holocaust, and online museum exhibitions. 

Witness to the Holocaust Project
The Fred Roberts Crawford Witness to the Holocaust Project files document the liberation of concentration camps at the end of World War II. The collection consists of 43 boxes of transcripts, documentation, photographs, audiotapes, films, and videotapes housed in the Woodruff Library of Emory University. This website offers a selection of materials from that collection to create a multimedia virtual library of Holocaust materials.

Women and the Holocaust-A Cyberspace of Their Own
This website contains information about women in the Holocaust. The site features testimonies, poetry, scholarly writing, a "women of valor" section, personal reflection, and other research aids.

Yad Vashem Website
Yad Vashem, the Holocaust Martyrs' and Heroes' Remembrance Authority, was established in 1953 to document the history of the Jewish people during the Holocaust period. Located on Har Hazikaron, the Mount of Remembrance, in Jerusalem, Yad Vashem is one of the most expansive and in-depth Holocaust museums in the world. This website links to Yad Vashem materials, including databases and research archives.

Jewish Partisan Educational Foundation
JPEF develops and distributes educational materials about the Jewish partisans, bringing their history into educational and cultural organizations. They have resources for educators with curriculums, films, a Partisan interview archive and information about women in the partisans.

Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial and Museum (Poland)
The Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum houses the International Centre for Education about Auschwitz and the Holocaust which involves cooperation with young people and teachers from Poland and abroad, as well as with Polish and foreign research institutes. ICEAH organizes post-graduate studies, seminars, special topic conferences, study tours and travel, workshops and symposia for teachers and young people from Poland and abroad. Lectures and classes are given by museum research staff and tutors at higher institutes of education. 

Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum
This section of the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum has an International Tracing Service, guides for conducting Holocaust research and information on fellowships, seminars, courses, internships, collections, encyclopedias and publications.

University of Southern California Shoah Foundation Institute
This website offers an array of educational services including digital access to its entire archive, visual histories for the higher education and secondary education classrooms, visual history training, visual history collections and documentaries.