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Holocaust (general works) Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) D804.3
Specific county Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)--<Country> ; or Jews--<Country> DS 135 (alphabetic by county)
Personal narratives, memoirs (individual) If the person is associated with a particular place, search under Jews in that place, e.g. Jews--Poland--Warsaw--Personal narratives or Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)--<place>--Personal narratives There is not a specific call number. Most books will be shelved with books about Jews in a specific place in DS 135 Memoirs/biographies of people notassociated with a particular place will be in D 804.196
Personal narratives, memoirs (group, collections) If the person is associated with a particular place, search under Jews in that place, e.g. Jews--Poland--Warsaw--Biography or Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)--<place>--Biography D 804.195 or D 811.5
Yizkor books
Memorial books
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) --<Country>--<City> ; or Jews--<Country>--<City>--<History> DS 135 (alphabetic by county)
Concentrations camps Concentration camps--<place> or by name of camp, e.g. Auschwitz (Concentration camp)

General works D 805 A1-A2 
By region or country D 805 A3-Z
Individual camps or prisons D 805.5 A-Z (by name)

Ghettos There is no specific subject heading for ghettos. Search under the City(country) or Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)--<country>--<city> DS 135 (alphabetic by county)
Survivors Holocaust survivors There is not a specific call number. Most books will be shelved with books about Jews in a specific place in DS 135. Memoirs/biographies of people notassociated with a particular place will be in D 804.196 or D 811.5
Other victim groups <group name>--Nazi persecution ; or <group name>--Abuse of ; or <group name>--Germany
Group names include: Gays ; Romanies ; Handicapped
D 804.5 (in alphabetic order by group, e.g. G3.8 (Gays) ; H3.5 (Handicapped))
Holocaust denial Holocaust denial D 804.35
Rescue efforts, Righteous gentiles Righteous gentiles in the Holocaust ; World War, 1939-1945--Jews--Rescue. D 804.6-804.66
Jewish theological views and responses to the Holocaust Holocaust (Jewish theology) BM 645 H6

Recommended websites

Holocaust

Center for Holocaust & Humanity Education

"The Center for Holocaust and Humanity Education educates about the Holocaust, remembers its victims and acts on its lessons. Through innovative programs and partnerships, CHHE challenges injustice, inhumanity and prejudice, and fosters understanding, inclusion and engaged citizenship. Resources include traveling and permanent exhibits, teacher trainings, and innovative programs."

Holocaust Timeline

The History Place hosts a timeline of the Holocaust from 1933 when Hitler was appointed Chancellor of Germany until the 1961 Eichman trial.

Jewish Partisan Educational Foundation

"The mission of JPEF is to develop and distribute effective educational materials about the Jewish partisans and their life lessons, bringing the celebration of heroic resistance against tyranny into educational and cultural organizations."

Kindertransport Association

"The Kindertransport Association (KTA) website contains the history of this program and stories from participants.

Teacher's Guide to the Holocaust

"An overview of the people and events of the Holocaust through photographs, documents, art, music, movies, and literature" This site includes many resources for teachers and activities for students in various grade levels.

United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

The USHMM website supplies resources for students, teachers, researchers, and survivors.

USC Shoah Foundation

"The Visual History Archive is an online portal from USC Shoah Foundation that allows users to search through and view 53,000 audiovisual testimonies of survivors and witnesses of the Holocaust and other genocides that have been catalogued and indexed at the Institute."

Yad Vashem

"As the Jewish people’s living memorial to the Holocaust, Yad Vashem safeguards the memory of the past and imparts its meaning for future generations. Established in 1953, as the world center for documentation, research, education and commemoration of the Holocaust, Yad Vashem is today a dynamic and vital place of intergenerational and international encounter. ... Yad Vashem has been committed to four pillars of remembrance: CommemorationDocumentationResearchEducation"