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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

Document. Essays and lectures---"The Impact of Marx,"

Do you read German? Not to worry. Select documents are available in English. [...] »

Screenshot, Of Norman Salsitz, Life After the Holocaust site

Can you imagine starting your life over in the U.S. following the Holocaust? [...] »

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

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Photo, Lintel above a Torah ark from a synagogue in Nentershausen, DE...

The Holocaust must be remembered. This site will give your students a closer [...] »

Photography, Collage of Magen David Emblems, 13 Feb 2008, Flickr CC

In this lesson, students will organize photographs both chronologically and [...] »

Teacher looking at exhibits at the museum. USHMM

Christina Chavarria of the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum describes the many [...] »

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Jewish American History

Learn about the lives of Jewish Americans

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 [...] »

Photo. Girl inspector confers with a worker as she makes a a careful check. LOC

Imagine traveling from a university to work on a farm. [...] »

Robert Morris, Geo Washington, and Haym Salomon monument, Chicago

Just before the Revolution, between 2,000 and 3,000 Jews lived in the colonies. [...] »

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