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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. [...] »

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

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

Screenshot, Of Norman Salsitz, Life After the Holocaust site

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

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Teaching Resources

Browse strategies for teaching difficult subjects

Photo, . . . Sachsenhausen, Germany. . . , 1938, GSA, National Archives

Commemorate the lives of the millions of people murdered during the Holocaust. [...] »

Screencap, IWitness Intro Video, IWitness Main Page, 15 May 2012

Delve into 20th-century history with Holocaust survivor and witness testimonies. [...] »

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

Book cover, Jew Jokes, Little Giant, 1908, Library of Congress

Peruse this online exhibit on the history of Jewish life in the United States. [...] »

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. [...] »

Being Jewish in modern America

This site, produced by PBS, uses multiple resources to examine the history and [...] »

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