Holocaust History Project: The Holocaust History Project is a free archive of documents, photographs, recordings, and essays regarding the Holocaust, including direct refutation of Holocaust denial.
1. WOMEN SURVIVORS SPEAK
- Chava Rosenfarb is a survivor of the Lodz Ghetto, of Auschwitz and Bergen Belsen. She is also the last of the major Yiddish authors of the 20th century. Some of her work has been translated into English.
- Lucy Mandelstam was born Lucie Drachsler in Vienna, Austria on June 24, 1926. The Memoir—featured on this website—spans her childhood in Vienna, her life under the Nazi Regime in Vienna and in the Theresienstadt, Auschwitz, and Stutthof concentration camps; her long journey to Israel via Italy and Cyprus, and her life in Israel since 1948. Additional stories look back at past memories as well as at recent events, people, and places in her life.
- Hilda Geiringer: A Pioneer of Applied Mathematics and a Woman Ahead of her Time Was Saved from Fascism by Turkey.
- A Mother and Her Two Children at Auschwitz- testimony of Esther Weiss from the town of Pabianice near Łódż, given at Stuttgart on 10.7.1947 Rivka Yosselevska – Testimony at the Eichmann trial (Ada Holtzman’s web site)
- Survived As an Aryan – Rose Greenbaum-Dinerman, Gombin. (GhettT Fighters House).
- The Story of Lili Susser (Ada Holtzman’s web site.)
- The Story of Helen L.(Cybrary of the Holocaust web site.)
- Tova (Tosia) Altman – Member in Jewish Underground in Warsaw Ghetto. (Ghetto Fighters’ House)
- Frumka Plotnicka – Dror youth movement and the Jewish Fighting Organization (ZOB) in the Warsaw ghetto.(Ghetto Fighters’ House)
- Gusta Davidson-Draegner (“Justyna”) Member of Akiva and the Jewish underground in the Krakow ghetto.(Ghetto Fighters’ House)
- Tobka Beatus – “Madricha” (teacher and a guide) in Hashomer Hatzair in Plock, and active in its leadership. (Ghetto Fighters’ House).
- Zivia Lubetkin – In the leadership Dror youth movement. Among the founders of the Jewish Fighting organization.(Ghetto Fighters’ House.)
- Book Review: Polish survivor’s short stories resurrect war through details, (Cybrary of the Holocaust).
- Four Perfect Pebbles A gripping memoir as seen through the eyes of a child
- Facing The Lion (book review) Memoirs Of a Young Girl In Nazi Europe.
- Lucille Eichengreen. Rumkowski: And the Orphans of Lodz, by author From Ashes to Life.
- Judy Meisel: survivor, educator, anti-racism activist, documentary filmmaker.
- Ilse Margaret Vogel: German rescuer, anti-Nazi resistance fighter, political activist.
- The story of Grete Samson (In German and English.)(Own web site)
- Irene (Bleier) Muskal recounts life in Hungary leading up to the Holocaust, and presents an in-depth look at the daily routine in Bergen Belsen and Beyond.
- Zipporah, Yet I Survived, an unusual, and fascinating biography of a most resourceful and courageous Jewish woman in war torn Europe.
- Recha Freier, Rescuer: or the dream to save 10,000 children.
- eBook: Threshold of Pain
This eBook by Vera Meisels is about being a child during and after the Holocaust. It is not available in print.
2. THE DAUGHTERS SPEAK
- The House on Lippincott – Bonnie Burstow’s novel – a
Jewish Family saga
- Bittersweet Legacy-Creative Responses to the Holocaust. Edited byCynthia Moskowits Brody – powerful Holocaust collection. Artist – Cynthia Moskowitz Brody. Read her full story this web site’s “generation-to-generation” page.
- Bittersweet Legacy’s new, important web site. See the collection in the book’s new web site.
- A Survivor’s Story, Mina Cohen, daughter of a survivor paints her mother’s story. See: exhibition.
- Divided Lives, The Untold Stories of Jewish-Christian (Mischling) Women in Nazi Germany, Dr. Cynthia Crane.
- Yizkor… Remember… by Renée Eve Levie – An unusual, amazing and successful story of a daughter’s relentlessly devoted search for roots through five decades, with an achingly beautiful prologue. A model for all those who have similar quests.
3. OTHER RELEVANT LINKS
- Dr. Ana Rubio Serrano: The Problem of Evil in the Mass Society
- Dr. Catherine Stodolsky’s links to Malva Schalek artist and to Lisa Fittko, resistance worker, writer.
- “The Jewish female students at Maria-Theresia Gymnasium at the time of national-socialism”. Spurensuche . Jewish and “half-Jewish” pupils of the Maria Theresia School 1895-1938
- Esztertáska (Esther’s Bag) An important Hungarian Jewish Feminist web site with Holocaust related stories and issues. Some links and articles are in English
- Web Quest – Women and the Holocaust: women as Rescuers; Resisters; and Partisans. Detailed and very informative for teachers and students
- Survivors Registry, for women and men at the USHMM
- There is a very large and informative section on WOMEN at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum, Learning Centre, website. Personal stories. Ravensbrück. Text, voices and photographs.
- Women Resisters during the Holocaust
- Women in the French Resistance by Rebecca G. Halbreich
- A testimony in Letters of a Jewish Family 1939-1942, Ester Golan’s life. See: tribute to Ester on this web sites “special tributes” page.
- Ursula Duba: Poet, Author, Teacher, Lecturer. Powerful in four areas
- Constanze Jaiser: Poetische Zeugnisse (Poetic Testimonies. Poetry from Ravensbrück.
- Ravensbrück, photos, Women’s Camp (courtesy of the Florida Center for Instruction Technology, Teacher’s Guide to the Holocaust.
- Voices from Ravensbrück – “virtual exhibition” poetry, art, biographies – Pat Binder.
- Remember the Women Institute. Books and other vital information on Ravensbrück
- Memorial Art at Ravensbrück Women’s Camp, I (courtesy of the FCFIT, Teachers Guide to the Holocaust.
- Memorial Art at Ravensbrück Women’s Camp, II (courtesy of the FCFIT, “Teacher’s Guide to the Holocaust.”
- “Frauen Bilder”, at Ravensbrück Women’s Camp (courtesy of the FCFIT, “Teacher’s Guide to the Holocaust.”
- More about women and the Holocaust
- The Art of Helga King
- Women, Resistance and the Holocaust
- Women’s Sexuality in WWII Concentration Camps
- Donna Porter on the Porajmos or the Devouring of the Gypsy Women, Children and Men.
- Women in Holocaust Bibliography- Wendy Simpson
A selection of documentary photographs, reproductions of works of art, poetry and essays on the Shoah. Many of the photos and works of art are about women.
- Movie Clips of Holocaust survivors, mostly women. (courtesy of the FCIT,” Teacher’s Guide to the Holocaust.
- Virtual Reality Movies: Other Camps. (courtesy of the FCIT, “Teacher’s Guide to the Holocaust.”
- Women of the Third Reich. “About women who were either Nazi supporters or actively anti-Nazi or just silent bystanders.”
- A Year In Treblinka- Yankel Wiernik. Chapter # 8 contains incidents regarding women.
- Holocaust Survivors – web site: read their stories and hear their voices -women and men. Dir. John Menzser.
- Medicine and Murder in the Third Reich, by Dr. William E. Seidelman. Part 2: “Doctors and Medical Atrocities”, has reference to women.
- Humour as a defense mechanism in the Holocaust, by Dr. Chaya Ostrower
- Teaching the Holocaust through Stamps”, by Dr. Chaya Ostrower
- To Save A Life – Stories of Holocaust Rescue, by Ellen Land-Weber.
- Images of Altruism, by Ellen-Land Weber. (North Coast Journal.)She has assembled a collection of photos of Jews who lived through the War and of those who helped them.”
- Mildred Harnack and the Red Orchestra. Their story is now written, in the book “Resisting Hitler” by Shareen Brysac.
- Women Make Movies is a multicultural, multiracial, non-profit media arts organization.
- Women’s and Gender Studies. Online-Review Journal(English and German)
- Soviet Women in Combat in World War II.
- Women’s International Net (WIN) Magazine . email@example.com
- Jewish Student Online Research Center
- The History of the Gay Male and Lesbian Experience during World War II
- Jewish Women’s Archive
Jewish Women, A comprehensive historical Encyclopedia
- Memorial Book for the Victims of National Socialism at the University of Vienna in 1938
Following the advent of the national-socialist regime in the year 1938, more than 2,700 mostly Jewish affiliates of the University of Vienna were dismissed and subsequently driven away and/or murdered for ‘racial’ and/or ‘political’ reasons.
- Romania – web site Oradea – Nagyvarad
Asociatia Tikvah is a Romanian not for profit organization, established in September 2010.
In 1944 there were close to 25,000 Jews in Oradea, going about their daily lives. They could have expected to stay in Oradea for the rest of their days and beyond.
4. ART AND THE HOLOCAUST
- Alan Jacob’s very important photographs of many Nazi camps .
- Jan Komski, Polish artist and Auschwitz prisoner’s incredible drawings of life in the camp.
- Learning about the Holocaust through Art. Featuring also a number of women artists. http://art.holocaust-education.net/reproductions of art works. It also includes biographies of the artists and histories of the ghettos and camps in which they were interned.
- Survivor Tamara Deuel’s art on the Holocaust (link from “remember.org” web site.)
- Are the Jews central to the Holocaust? (1500 words) by Gordon McFee. and other important essays by other authors.
- Silent Voices Speak – non profit organization featuring Holocaust related art exhibitions and lectures.
- Humor as a defense mechanism in the Holocaust.
- Teaching the Holocaust through stamps
- Aktion Reinhard Camps