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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

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

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

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

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

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 [...] »

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Jewish American History

Learn about the lives of Jewish Americans

Photo, The Bibo's, Floersheim's, and Seligman's, ca. 1950, Southwest Jewish Arch

Learn about the ethnically diverse history of Tucson, AZ. [...] »

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 [...] »

Poster, East Side Sadie, 1929, American Jewish Historical Society.

Explores the history of Jews in America from the 17th century to the present [...] »

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