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Online Sources: Oral History
Book Sources: Oral History
- A selection of books/e-books available in Trible Library.
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Jewish Memories by
Call Number: Online - EBSCO
"The authors of Jewish Memories saw in the large numbers of Jews who migrated to France during the twentieth century the chance to retrieve a past that might otherwise be lost forever. Through dozens of interviews, they listened to men and women talking of their lives and the places they came from, and found an almost uncanny resonance of individual voices with one another."
Pioneers and Partisans: an Oral History of Nazi Genocide in Belorussia by
Call Number: Online - Oxford Scholarship
Through oral histories with several survivors, video testimonies, and memoirs, Anika Walke reveals the crucial roles of age and gender in the ways young Jews survived and remembered the Nazi genocide, and shows how shared experiences of trauma facilitated community building within and beyondnational groups.
Sources of the Holocaust by
Call Number: D804.19 .S68 2004
"This new collection of original Holocaust documents and sources brings readers into direct contact with perpetrators and victims. The words of Nazi leaders and common soldiers, SS doctors and European collaborators show how and why they planned and participated in mass murder. Jewish and non-Jewish victims speak of their persecution and resistance. Steve Hochstadt's commentary on each source outlines the historical causes and step-by-step development of the Holocaust, as well as the continuing debates about its significance."
Tragedy and Triumph: Early Testimonies of Jewish Survivors of World War II by
Call Number: Online - free - Open Research Library
Carefully selected and painstakingly translated, these survivor accounts were first published between 1946 and 1948 in the Yiddish journal Fun Letzten Khurben ('From the Last Destruction'). These accounts have not previously been available in English.
Voices from the Holocaust by
Call Number: D810.J4 V63 1981
Transcripts of tape recordings in the William E. Wiener Oral History Library of the American Jewish Committee.
Witness: Voices from the Holocaust (DVD) by
Call Number: Media D810.J4 W68 1999
"Testimonies and rare archival footage reveal the Nazi era through the memories of those who were there: a Hitler Youth, a jesuit priest, resistance fighters, death camp survivors, American POWs, liberators" --Container.
Witness: Voices from the Holocaust (print book) by
Call Number: D804.195 .W58 2000
"... from the first-person accounts of twenty-seven witnesses, including Jews, Gentiles, Americans, a member of the Hitler Youth, a Jesuit priest, resistance fighters, and child survivors."Description from Google Books
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