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Days of Remembrance

Even if you live far from DC, you can access the rich resources of the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum. Discover primary sources, lesson plans, and advice on teaching challenging topics. FIND OUT MORE »

Learning Resources

Find primary sources on the Holocaust

Lithograph, Leo Haas, Center for Jewish History, NYC, Flickr Commons

View testimonies on the Holocaust, create videos, and learn the importance of [...] »

U.S. Marine 'Raiders' and their dogs. Archive.org

If you need World War II visuals, this is an excellent place to start searching. [...] »

Photo, Two men sitting after liberation from Lager-Norhausen. . . , 1945, NARA

Visit this website for a firsthand view into the horror of the holocaust. [...] »

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Teaching Resources

Browse strategies for teaching difficult subjects

Photo, Shrapnel & Cannonball, Jul. 14, 2008, Travis S., Flickr

Artifacts are unique, three-dimensional primary sources. What can they bring to [...] »

Make large-scale historic events like the Holocaust personal with artifacts and [...] »

Photo, Flowers for soldier in a tank, 1945, Nationaal Archief, Flickr Commons

Whichever lesson you pick, make sure it meets your learning goals. [...] »

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Jewish American History

Learn about the lives of Jewish Americans

Dry plate negative, approx. 1920-1930, Jewish colonies and settlements, LOC

Divided into two waves of immigration by textbooks, the continuity of cultural [...] »

Daguerreotype, Solomon N. Carvalho, 1850, Incidents of Travel and..., LoC.

An impressive website for the study of Jews and Judaism in the United States. [...] »

Print, First sight of New York Bay, 1877, James Wells Champney, NYPL Digital Gal

Use this essay on Jewish immigration to flesh out a unit on the Civil War or [...] »

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