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  • Who Was This Woman?

    Who Was This Woman?

    Read about how a donated document gives us a glimpse into the life, and possible fate, of one of the Holocaust’s many victims.

  • Do You Remember, When

    Do You Remember, When

    A teenager in Berlin before he was deported to Auschwitz, Manfred Lewin created a keepsake book to memorialize his relationship with Gad Beck and the community of Jewish youth from which the two young men drew their strength and their solace.

  • Auschwitz through the Lens of the SS: Photos of Nazi Leadership at the Camp

    Auschwitz through the Lens of the SS: Photos of Nazi Leadership at the Camp

    In January 2007, the Museum acquired a personal album containing 116 photographs taken in 1944 of SS officers at Auschwitz-Birkenau—providing a rare and chilling look at the camp’s Nazi leadership.

  • Silent Witness: The Story of Lola Rein and Her Dress

    Silent Witness: The Story of Lola Rein and Her Dress

    As a child, Lola Rein survived the Holocaust by hiding in a hole in the ground for seven months, wearing her only possession—a dress sewn by her mother. Now part of the Museum’s collection, this dress bears silent witness to Lola’s extraordinary story.

  • Life after the Holocaust: Stories of Holocaust Survivors after the War

    Life after the Holocaust: Stories of Holocaust Survivors after the War

    Follow the unforgettable journeys of six Holocaust survivors as they immigrate to the United States and start their lives anew.

  • Personal Histories

    Personal Histories

    The items people chose to take with them as they fled Nazi persecution; a mother’s efforts to protect her child; the atmosphere in ghettos in the aftermath of roundups and deportations; conditions in cattle cars during deportation—these are among the experiences described in featured personal histories.

  • Music of the Holocaust: Highlights from the Collection

    Music of the Holocaust: Highlights from the Collection

    For many victims of Nazi brutality, music was an important means of preserving and asserting their humanity. Like “audio snapshots,” works of music from the Holocaust offer a telling glimpse into the events and emotions their creators and first audiences experienced firsthand.

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