Visit the Permanent Exhibition
- Enemies of the State (4th floor)
- Prisoners of the Camps (3rd floor): purple triangular patches; Bible belonging to a Jehovah's Witness who died in Sachsenhausen concentration camp
- The Victims (2nd and 4th floors): concentration camp uniforms bearing inverted purple triangular patches
- In the Camps (3rd floor): wooden box given to a Jehovah's Witness prisoner in Buchenwald concentration camp by a Polish political prisoner
The Library has prepared an annotated bibliography on Jehovah's Witnesses in the Holocaust. For additional works on the subject, search the online catalog using the following Library of Congress Subject Heading to make your search more precise: Jehovah's Witnesses—Nazi Persecution.
Several thousand pages of personal documents, relating to the Kusserow and Jahndorf families in particular. The material documenting Witnesses' imprisonment in various concentration camps includes censored correspondence, arrest orders, records of trials and sentencing of Witnesses to the camps, and photographs.
See the Museum's online Collections Search for more information.
ORAL HISTORY ARCHIVES
Many interviews in the Jehovah's Witness Collection and the Robert Buckley Collection. E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Numerous photographs depicting prewar life and imprisonment. Samples of such photographs that are in the public domain are available on the Museum's website. To view the entire collection, please make an appointment by calling 202.488.6111.