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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

Screenshot, Of Norman Salsitz, Life After the Holocaust site

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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