Days of Remembrance

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Learning Resources

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Screenshot, Of Norman Salsitz, Life After the Holocaust site

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

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

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

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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Teacher looking at exhibits at the museum. USHMM

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

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

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

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

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

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Jewish American History

Learn about the lives of Jewish Americans

Photo, Emma Goldman on a street car, 1917, Library of Congress

Meet international anarchist and women's rights activist Emma Goldman. [...] »

Chinese American women sewing in a shop date unknown

More than 1,000 photographs from the history of the International Ladies [...] »

Photograph, Bella!: Ms. Abzug Goes to Washington, 1972, Diana Mara Henry.

Learn more about American Jewish women's contributions to their communities and [...] »

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