Holocaust Resources

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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

Selected Websites

A 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.http://fcit.usf.edu/holocaust/default.htm

Center for Holocaust & Humanity Education
http://www.holocaustandhumanity.org/
"...pedagogic resource center for educators."

Holocaust Timeline
http://www.historyplace.com/worldwar2/holocaust/timeline.html

Jewish Partisan Educational Foundation
http://www.jewishpartisans.org/

Kindertransport Association
http://www.kindertransport.org/

Nizkor Project
http://www.nizkor.org/ 
Designed to refute Holocaust denial, this site has a biographical dictionary and research guides.

Remember.org, a Cybrary of the Holocaust
http://www.remember.org/ 
Online articles, educational materials, and discussion forums.

Simon Wiesenthal Center
http://www.wiesenthal.com/
" ...dedicated to generating change through the Snider Social Action Institute and education by confronting antisemitism, hate and terrorism, promoting human rights and dignity, standing with Israel, defending the safety of Jews worldwide, and teaching the lessons of the Holocaust for future generations"

United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
http://www.ushmm.org 
Includes articles, photographs, teaching resources, exhibits, Holocaust encyclopedia, and personal histories.

USC Shoah Foundation Institution
http://college.usc.edu/vhi/ 
"To overcome prejudice, intolerance, and bigotry and the suffering they cause through the educational use of the Institute�s visual history testimonies"

Yad Vashem,The Holocaust Martyrs' and Heroes' Remembrance Authority
http://www.yadvashem.org/

Yizkor (Holocaust Memorial) Books at the New York Public Library
The NYPL has digitized hundred of their Yizkor books. 
http://legacy.www.nypl.org/research/chss/jws/yizkorbooks_intro.cfm

While the Library thinks that these sites are useful, their content is not under our control and may express views that are not shared by the Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion.

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