Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents The Roy A. Buckley Collection contains black and white photographs taken by the United States Army 669th Engineer Topographic Company during World War II. The unit’s primary function during the war would have been land surveying, terrain analysis and visualization, and map making for analysis and use by commanders in military operations. The photographs, personally taken by Master Sergeant Roy A. Buckley, depict members of the U.S. Army inspecting the bodies of concentration camp victims in...
Dates: 1944 - 1946
Scope and Contents Yiskor bikher, or Memorial Books, were written after the Holocaust by survivors. The purpose of these books was to document the shtetls (Jewish villages of Central and Eastern Europe) that were destroyed and record the names of those Jews killed by Nazis or Nazi sympathizers. Yiskor books are a source of valuable information about life in Jewish towns before the Holocaust and for genealogical research. These books may contain biographies, photographs, maps and...
Dates: Created: 1950 - 1970; Other: Date acquired: 12/11/1968