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Justice Department Transfers Copies of Proceedings to the Museum
Justice Department Transfers Copies of Proceedings to the Museum
The Justice Department’s Office of Special Investigations has donated more than 50,000 pages of trial transcripts and decisions from litigation against U.S. citizens or residents who were alleged to have participated in persecution on behalf of the Nazis or their allies. Read more about the Museum's work with OSI.
Genocide Prevention Task Force (GPTF)
Genocide Prevention Task Force (GPTF)
Co-chaired by Madeleine K. Albright and William S. Cohen, the GPTF released its final report on December 8, 2008.
Witnessing History—Kristallnacht: The November 1938 Pogroms
Museum Launches Innovative Kristallnacht Program on Second Life
Visit the Museum’s new program, Witnessing History—Kristallnacht: The November 1938 Pogroms.
World is Witness
Museum Launches World Is Witness in Google Earth
This new “geoblog” opens a window into the lives of people affected by genocide and its long-term consequences. Learn more about Congo and Rwanda, and read the most recent entries from a Museum visit to South Sudan.
International Tracing Service
International Tracing Service
The Museum is responding to survivors' requests for information from the ITS archive. Read more, learn about the opening of the largest closed Holocaust archive in the world, and find out how to submit a request for information.
Confronting Antisemitism
  • Listen to the Museum's podcast series "Voices on Antisemitism."
  • Harald Edinger
    During his 14 months in Washington D.C., Harald Edinger learned something valuable about the past, the future, and the role of his generation.
    Beverly E. Mitchell
    In Plantations and Death Camps: Religion, Ideology, and Human Dignity, Beverly Mitchell looks at the history both of the Holocaust and of slavery in the U.S. to see what lessons about human dignity can be learned.
  • Nobel Laureate and Museum Founding Chairman, Elie Wiesel, speaks with the Museum about contemporary antisemitism, memory, and the memorial role of museums. Read the AAM article (PDF).
    — © American Association of Museums. All rights reserved. NO portion of this article may be reprinted without permission.
  • Preventing Genocide

    The Museum expresses concern about the deteriorating situation in the Eastern region of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). Learn more. Visit World Is Witness to learn more from our "geoblog."
  • Listen to the Museum's podcast series "Voices on Genocide Prevention".
  • Jose Pablo Baraybar
    Forensic anthropologist Jose Pablo Baraybar has exhumed mass graves in Rwanda, Bosnia, and Kosovo. He discusses this work and his current mission, to find and identify the 15,000 missing in his native Peru.
    Anne Heyman
    Adapting an Israeli model for helping orphans, Anne Heyman is leading efforts to create a youth village for Rwandan orphans. She discusses the inspiration for the project and how she has managed to make it a reality.
    Rescuing the Evidence
    Hitler's Priests:  Catholic Clergy and National Socialism
    Hitler's Priests: Catholic Clergy and National Socialism, by Kevin P. Spicer, introduces the "brown priests" who participated in the Nazi movement, examines their motives, and explores the consequences of their political activism.
    Film and Video Archive
    Now you can search the online catalog and watch many of the films in the Museum's Steven Spielberg Film and Video Archive, including clips of Nuremberg rallies, Nazi racial science, prewar Jewish life, and more.
  • Contact us or print and mail this form if you would like to donate original artifacts to the Museum.
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