VISIT THE PERMANENT EXHIBITION
- The "Science" of Race (4th floor): eye and hair color measurment instruments; posters showing different "racial types"
- "Enemies of the State" (4th floor): wooden wagon; traditional clothing, ornaments, and a violin; photos on video monitor
- Prisoners of the Camps (3rd floor): black triangular patch; metal working tools, musical instruments, and cooking utensils
- Killing Centers (3rd floor): photos on "Medical Experiments" monitor
- Children (2nd floor): "In Ghettos and Camps" and "After Liberation" video monitors.
The Library has prepared an annotated bibliography on Sinti & Roma 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: Gypsies--Nazi persecution.
- Documents relating to the treatment of Gypsies in Germany, Austria, Poland, Czechoslovakia, Latvia, and Belarus. Documents relating to the confiscation of property belonging to some 250 Berlin Gypsies and their evacuation to Auschwitz.
- Documents relating to the Gypsy internment camp in Frankfurt-am-Main, 1930–42.
- Fojn-Felczer collection of Nazi legislation against Gypsies.
- Lists of Gypsies deported from Hohenasperg to Lublin, May 1940; of Gypsy children transported from the St. Josefspflege orphanage at Mulfingen, Germany, to Auschwitz, 1942; of Gypsies transported from Auschwitz to Buchenwald, August 1944.
See the Museum's online Collections Search for more information.
Holdings include hundreds of photographs depicting prewar life, arrest, "racial" registration and internment in "gypsy" camps in France, Austria, and Germany, and deportation to ghettos and concentration camps in Poland.
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.
Holdings include 27 videotaped interviews with Sinti and Roma produced in the Czech Republic. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.