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Image of Bronja Meniuk, an orphan of the Holocaust who was granted permission and emigrated to the United States by plane on May 4, 1951.

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Roosevelt Library

Selected Digitized Documents Related to the Holocaust and Refugees

Records of the War Refugee Board

Roosevelt Library, April 24, 2017. On Holocaust Remembrance Day, the FDR Library will announce the establishment of the Henry Morgenthau Holocaust Project, a curatorial project to identify Holocaust-related materials at the Roosevelt Library. The collection features the Morgenthau Diaries, records of the War Refugee Board, and the recently opened personal, professional, and scholarly papers of Rudolf Vrba, Auschwitz escapee and co-author of the Vrba-Wetzler Report.


Truman Library

Records Relating to the War Crimes Trials at Nuremberg


Eisenhower Library

Monuments Men and the Allied Effort to Save European Cultural Heritage

Eisenhower Library Records Relating to Nazi War Crimes

World War II: Holocaust, The Extermination of European Jews

Eisenhower Library

April 2, 2017 - Screening of the documentary NOT the Last Butterfly

April 25, 2017 - Acting Library Director Timothy Rives will speak on “Ike and the Holocaust” at Kansas Wesleyan University


Ford Library

Pool Report on President Ford's Visit to Auschwitz-Birkenau

Photograph of President Ford Placing a Wreath at Auschwitz in Poland

White House Photo Contact Sheets from the visit

"Buchenwald Concentration Camp Liberation - 30th Anniversary Proclamation"

President Ford's Remarks at Yeshiva Institute


Carter Library

Contact sheet: President Carter, Holocaust Anniversary Observance, US Capitol


Reagan Library

President Reagan's Speech to Jewish Holocaust Survivors


Clinton Library

Photograph of President Clinton at the Holocaust Memorial Museum Dedication


George W. Bush Library

Remarks by the President on Days of Remembrance Observance

Remarks on the 60th Anniversary of the Liberation of Auschwitz


President Obama press release

Statement by President Obama on Holocaust Remembrance Day

Truman Library Student Activity:  Truman and the Holocaust

Truman Library Project Whistlestop Learning Unit:  The Holocaust

Reagan Library Education Blog:  President Reagan’s Address at Bitburg

 

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