The following online resources represent a cross section of information related to the Holocaust available on the World Wide Web. To ease searching, the Web sites are grouped under topical headings and are annotated with brief descriptions. Resources are in English, unless otherwise noted. The Museum does not officially endorse any particular site or its content. We appreciate your comments and feedback about this page; please e-mail the Library at email@example.com.
Latest update: December 2008
DIGITAL RESOURCES AND ENCYCLOPEDIAS
Online collections of Holocaust-related articles and sources.
BBC - History - World War II
Educational site sponsored by the British Broadcasting Corporation to provide information and primary sources on various aspects of the military, political, and social history of World War II, including the Holocaust. Offers scholarly articles, biographical profiles, photographs, maps, and audio and video clips of interviews.
Compact Memory - Internetarchiv jüdischer Periodika
Online library of full-text German Jewish periodicals from the 19th and early 20th centuries. Offers browsing and keyword searches of the digital images of more than 20 journals and newspapers. Sponsored by the Rheinisch-Westfälische Technische Hochschule Aachen and the city libraries of Frankfurt am Main and Köln, Germany. [German]
Web gateway for a collection of over 25 major German exile and anti-Nazi newspapers published from 1933 to 1945. Provides a title and author search engine, browsing capability, and brief publication histories for the newspapers. Created by the Deutsches Exilarchiv of Die Deutsche Bibliothek. [German]
Frankfurt am Main 1933-1945
Online history of the German city of Frankfurt during the Nazi era, detailing the events and sites of the Holocaust, anti-Nazi resistance, forced labor, and the war in and around the city. Includes a chronology, maps, photographs, documents, and a topical index. Sponsored by the Frankfurt am Main city government. [German]
German Propaganda Archive
An online collection of reproductions and translations of propaganda materials created in Nazi Germany and the German Democratic Republic. Includes examples of antisemitic broadsides and cartoons, speeches by various Nazi leaders, and visual materials that promoted the National Socialist agenda. Created by a member of the faculty of Calvin College in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
German History in Documents and Images (GHDI)
Collection of digitized primary source materials related to Germany’s history from the 1500s to the present day, including a section on the period 1933-1945. Each section offers an in-depth introduction to the specific time period, primary source documents, photographs, and maps. English translations of source documents are frequently included. [German and English]
The Holocaust Chronicle
Presents the text of The Holocaust Chronicle, also published in book form, chronicling the Holocaust and its aftermath from 1933 until 1946. Includes numerous photographs.
Holocaust Education & Archive Research Team (H.E.A.R.T)
Collection of research and materials assembled by an independent team of Holocaust researchers designed to promote Holocaust awareness. Provides biographies of key Nazi leaders and articles on euthanasia programs, resistance movements, Holocaust economics, the ghettos, and additional topics. Includes an image gallery of period and modern day photographs of key Holocaust locations.
The Jewish Virtual Library
Provides access to topically organized articles and photographs as part of a “cyber encyclopedia” on a wide range of issues relating to Jewish history, including the Holocaust. Developed by Dr. Mitchell G. Bard, executive director of the American-Israeli Cooperative Enterprise.
Online encyclopedia and discussion forum about the Holocaust, created by Arbeitskreis Shoa.de. Features brief articles with bibliographies and links about a wide variety of topics related to the Holocaust. [German]
Business and the Holocaust
Web site offering full-text articles and links to resources concerned with the role of business leaders and corporations in the Holocaust.
TIME Archive 1923 to the Present: The Holocaust
Digital archive of the magazine TIME, from 1923 until the present. Subsection presents a selection of individual issues of the magazine related to the Holocaust and World War II, and offers full-text articles, photographs, and images of the original cover art.
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