Holocaust Databases

Database Name Description
Historical AbstractsAn index (with abstracts) to thousands of journals published worldwide in many languages. Fields include all branches of world history, including, political, diplomatic, religious, economic, social, cultural, and military history. Many full-text articles are included. For U.S. and Canadian history, use America: History and Life.  How to Search This Database
The Economy and War in the Third Reich, 1933-1944Funded by the Jaffe Collection, this official statistical source provides rare, detailed data on the German economic situation during the Third Reich up to and throughout World War II.
Intergovernmental Committee on Refugees: The West's Response to Jewish EmigrationFunded by the Jaffe Collection, the Intergovernmental Committee on Refugees database includes IGCR subject files on virtually every group of racial, religious and political refugees from 1938 to 1947.
Testaments to the Holocaust Digital ArchiveTestaments to the Holocaust, a digitized, searchable full-text and image resource, provides the basis for studying Nazi Germany and its crimes from many perspectives. It builds a history of the period through people's testimonies, family narratives and the documents of the activities of the Nazi regime. Complemented by appropriate secondary literature, this collection delivers outstanding opportunities to gain insights into a dark period of history. Taken from the Wiener Library in London, England - the oldest institution in the world established to document the Nazi regime and its crimes against the Jewish people - this unique archive is organized into four sections.
The Shoah Visual History ArchiveThe Shoah Visual History Archive allows users to search and view over 50,000 audiovisual testimonies of survivors and witnesses of the Holocaust and other genocides. These testimonies were conducted in 58 countries and in 34 languages. UTD affiliates must create a free login to use this database.
U.S. Relations with the Vatican and the Holocaust, 1940-1950Funded by the Jaffe Collection, this database provides correspondence, reports, and other documents that spotlight America's relations with the Vatican during World War II and the Holocaust.

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