Teaching the Holocaust with Primary Sources

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IntroductionNuremberg Race Laws | Kristallnacht | Ghettos
Concentration CampsDachau | Bergen-Belsen | Auschwitz
Righteous Among the NationsGies | Schindler | Winton | Grueninger

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Primary Source Set

This Primary Source set is merely an sample of resources from the digitized collections at the Library of Congress.

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 Belsen Horror Camp This 23-year-old Czech
victim of dysentery in Nazi
camp at Flossenbrg, Germany,
was found by 97th Division of U.S. Army. 
Jewish shop windows
smashed during Kristallnacht, Berlin
 Roll call at a German concentration camp (from Nazi photograph). Two prisoners in the foreground are supporting a comrade,
as fainting was frequently an excuse for the guard to "liquidate" useless inmates.
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 Harte Zeiten; harte Pflichten; harte Herzen  Der ist Schuld am Kriegel Jugend dient dem Fuhrer-Alle Zehnjahrigen in die JH  Gegen Korruption wahlt Nationalsozialisten, Hitlerbewegung! 
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Who told you I am not victorious any more?!  Hitler drawing faulty swastikas  The Germans seem to be winning "The Master Race". Europe is getting hot! We've got to move to the western Hemisphere, 1944 
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 Five starving men in German concentration camp at time of liberation by U.S. Army  Essays and Lectures "German Anti-Semitism" lecture 1954  Division of Germany Robert Boothby to Winston Churchill January 22, 1932 

 

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Teaching with Primary Sources
Eastern Illinois University
600 Lincoln Ave.
Charleston, IL 61920
217-581-7857

Director: Cindy Rich, Ph.D.  


 

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