Results from all areas to National Socialist Persecution

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Tracing, i.e. the search for survivors of Nazi persecution and the provision of information to their relatives, still constitutes one of the core tasks of the Arolsen Archives today. The article authored by Anna Meier-Osiński gives an insight into this service.

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Another new enterprise is the documentED project. Teachers and other educators can use the resources it offers to prepare and follow up a visit to a memorial site. Christian Höschler explains how this works in practice and what support the Arolsen Archives provide.

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Lilian Black concentrates on the cooperation between the Arolsen Archives and the Holocaust Survivors’ Friendship Association in Great Britain. The author writes from the perspective of the daughter of a Holocaust survivor who has researched the history of her father’s persecution.

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Ingolf Seidel discusses the fundamental opportunities and challenges encountered when working with the biographies of the victims of Nazi persecution in an educational context. He pays special attention to the use of biographical fragments such as those preserved in the Arolsen Archives.

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The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum (USHMM) in Washington is an important partner of the Arolsen Archives at international level. Elizabeth Anthony shows how the institutions structure their cooperation and presents the publications the USHMM has produced on the basis of documents from the Arolsen Archives.

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Akim Jah und Elisabeth Schwabauer explore the question „who are Displaced Persons?“ and consider what potential the stories of their lives after National Socialist persecution have for learning in schools and other contexts.
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The International Tracing Service came into being in 1948. It was an institution in a constant state of flux. Isabel Panek and Henning Borggräfe give a historical account of its development and describe the tasks fulfilled by the Arolsen Archives today.

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EHRI's main objective is to support the European Holocaust research community by opening up a portal that will give online access to dispersed sources relating to the Holocaust all over Europe and Israel, and by encouraging collaborative research through the development of tools.

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Anti-Racism Project For Unemployed Youth.

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In a literature class, students read about the persecution of Jews in Nazi Germany.

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The site of the Kaufering XI concentration camp was buried within the town limits of Landsberg, Bavaria. Local students worked to convince the town to make the site visible.

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Since 1990 and the reorientation of the Buchenwald memorial site after German unification, the former train station there has been the focus of many youth projects.

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Hesse's Institute for In-Service Training has an on-going program, "Traces of Jewish Life," in which teachers and students meet survivors who have been invited to visit their old hometown

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Anna Smulowitz, a daughter of survivors of Terezin who emigrated to the United States, wrote "Terezin, Children of the Holocaust" and performed the play with young Americans.

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Since 1992, the memorial and educational center at the House of the Wannsee Conference has offered seminars for civil service employees in tax administration.

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This online accessable database contains roughly 2,200 names and short biographies of victims, who were persecuted, driven away and/or murdered - as jews and/or for political reasons, professors

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Online exhibition, dating from 2003, examines the campaign of persecution and violence against the homosexuals of Germany.

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The multi-media database "Politically Persecuted Persons in Hamburg, 1933-1945" is available at

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The mission of the Topography of Terror Foundation is to provide historical information about National Socialism and its crimes.

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Fifth international multidisciplinary conference, to be held at Imperial War Museum London, 7-9 January 2015.

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