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New England Holocaust Memorial, (sculpture)

Sculptor:
Saitowitz, Stanley
Medium:
Granite, glass, steel, concrete, and coal
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Administered by City of Boston Office of Cultural Affairs Boston City Hall, Room 716 Boston Massachusetts 02201
Located Carmen Park Congress Street between North & Hanover Streets Boston Massachusetts
Date:
1995
Topic:
History--Europe--Holocaust
Allegory--Place--Belzac
Allegory--Place--Auschwitz
Allegory--Place--Sobibor
Allegory--Place--Majdanek
Allegory--Place--Treblinka
Allegory--Place--Chelmno
Abstract--Geometric
Control number:
IAS MA000173
Notes:
Save Outdoor Sculpture, Massachusetts survey, 1996
Summary:
A memorial to the Holocaust consists of six steel tower-like structures placed at regular intervals along a straight pathway, each structure represents a concentration camp --Belzac, Auschwitz, Sobibor, Majdanek, Treblinka, and Chelmno. The towers have glass walls that are etched with one million 7-digit numbers that represent the identification numbers tattooed on Holocaust victims. The towers rise above a grate-covered pit that glows and steams with burning coals. Between the towers are markers inscribed with the history of the Holocaust. Leading to the towers on both ends of the walkway are tablets inscribed with names of contributors, project information, and Holocaust background. A time capsule is buried at one end of the memorial
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
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One Traveler Honors Her Family Lost in Auschwitz

Creator:
Smithsonian Journeys
Type:
Blog posts
Smithsonian staff publications
Blog posts
Published Date:
Tue, 28 Aug 2012 15:52:08 +0000
Topic:
Guide
Travel
Blog Post Category:
Destinations
Europe
Old World Europe
Study Leader Posts
Thomas Emmert
Auschwitz
poland
travel
Description:
Thomas Emmert, professor emeritus at Gustavus Adolphus College, is a historian of Central and Eastern Europe with a research focus on the former Yugoslavia. He received his B.A. in history from St. Olaf College and his Ph.D. in Balkan and Russian history from Stanford University. Recently, Thomas led a Smithsonian group on a trip around [...]
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Smithsonian Journeys
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Holocaust Gates, (sculpture)

Holocaust Memorial Arch, (sculpture)
Sculptor:
Ciesluk, Karl
Medium:
Sculpture: bronzed jackets; Base: wrought iron
Culture:
Hebrew
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures-Arch
Sculptures-Gate
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Free Public Library & Cultural Center of Bayonne, N.J Director's Office 697 Avenue C Mary Griffith Peters Sculpture Garden Bayonne New Jersey 07002
Date:
Modeled July-Sept. 1986. Dedicated April 24, 1988
Topic:
History--Europe--Holocaust
Ethnic
Dress
Allegory--Place--Treblinka
Allegory--Place--Auschwitz
Allegory--Place--Dachau
Allegory--Place--Majdanek
Allegory--Place--Buchenwald
Allegory--Place--Bergen-Belsen
Control number:
IAS NJ000210
Notes:
Save Outdoor Sculpture, New Jersey survey, 1996
Summary:
Six authentic concentration camp jackets have been bronzed and are arranged semi-circular fashion against wrought iron bars over the gates at the entrance to the library
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
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Witness : images of Auschwitz / illustrations by David Olère, prisoner at Auschwitz 1943-1945 ; text by Alexandre Oler, his son

Author:
Olère, David 1902-1985
Oler, Alexandre 1930-
Subject:
Auschwitz (Concentration camp)
Physical description:
65 p. : ill ; 23 x 26 cm
Type:
Pictorial works
Date:
1998
[1998]
Topic:
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)
Call number:
N40.1.O457x O4 1998
Notes:
Cover title
"... this is an advance reading copy from an unedited manuscript. It is intended for review purposes only. The completed book will contain additional illustrations, including five paintings reproduced in full color"--P. [2] of cover
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Libraries
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Last traces : the lost art of Auschwitz / photography and text by Joseph P. Czarnecki ; introduction by Chaim Potok

Author:
Czarnecki, Joseph P
Physical description:
xv, 175 p. : ill. ; 26 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Poland
Oswiecim
Date:
1989
20th century
Topic:
Mural painting and decoration
Auschwitz (Concentration camp) in art
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945), in art
Call number:
ND2812.P62 O834 1989X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Libraries
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Médecins de la honte : la vérité sur les expériences médicales pratiquées à Auschwitz / Betty Truck, Robert-Paul Truck

Author:
Truck, Betty
Truck, Robert-Paul
Subject:
Auschwitz (Concentration camp)
Physical description:
188 p., [8] leaves of plates : ill. ; 21 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1975
[1975]
Topic:
World War, 1939-1945--Atrocities
Human experimentation in medicine
Call number:
D804.G4 T74X
Notes:
Includes index
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Libraries
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Commandant of Auschwitz; autobiography. With an introd. by Lord Russell of Liverpool. Translated from the German by Constantine FitzGibbon

Author:
Höss, Rudolf 1900-1947
FitzGibbon, Constantine 1919-
Subject:
Auschwitz (Concentration camp)
Physical description:
285 p. illus. 22 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1960
[1960, c1959]
Topic:
World War, 1939-1945--Prisoners and prisons, German
Notes:
First published in Poland under the title: Wspomnienia
Includes index
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Libraries
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Dino Brugioni Collection 1950s-2000s

Creator:
Brugioni, Dino
Physical description:
27 cubic feet (30 boxes)
Type:
Photographic prints
Collection descriptions
Lectures
Interviews
Articles
Date:
1950
1950-2000
1950s-2000s
Topic:
Aerial photography
Aerial reconnaissance
Military intelligence
Cold War
Auschwitz (Concentration camp)
Cuban Missile Crisis, 1962
Local number:
2012-0004
Notes:
Dino Brugioni (b. 1921) is the former Chief of Information at the Central Intelligence Agency's (CIA) National Photographic Interpretation Center (NPIC). He flew a number of reconnaissance missions during World War II over North Africa, Italy and Germany, for which he received the Purple Heart and many other citations. After the war, Brugioni received BA and MA degrees in Foreign Affairs from George Washington University. In 1948, he joined the CIA and became an expert in Soviet industries. In 1955 Brugioni was selected as a member of the newly formed NPIC that would interpret Lockheed U-2, Lockheed SR-71 (Blackbird), and satellite photography. During Brugioni's 35 year career, he helped establish imagery intelligence as an national asset to solve intelligence problems. Brugioni's aerial reconnaissance work played a major role in discerning the US/USSR bomber and missile camps during the Cold War, and provided evidence for the Cuban Missile Crisis, the Vietnam War and the Yom Kippur War. After retirement, he encouraged the use of declassified photographic intelligence for historical research. Brugioni was one of the first historians to present photographic evidence of Auschwitz in the 1970s when he located film footage from a reconnaissance aircraft photographing a bombing run on a nearby Farben factory. Brugioni is also an authority on contrived or altered photography. He has written numerous books and articles on his field and received numerous citation and recommendations for his role in reconnaissance
Summary:
This collection consists of 27 cubic feet of material relating to aerial reconnaissance, including the following types: aerial photography collected by Brugioni; lectures and interviews by Brugioni (on videotape); articles written by Brugioni; and the published secondary sources he collected to write those articles. The collection consists of five series. Series 1 consists of the binders created by Brugioni for his aerial reconnaissance research; Series 2 and 3 consists of subject folders relating to aerial reconnaissance; Series 4 consists of 700 scanned images of original photographs retained by Brugioni as well as copies of the following two reports: "The Holocaust Revisited: A Retrospective Analysis of the Auschwitz-Birkenau Extermination Complex," by Dino Brugioni and Robert Poirer, 1979 and "The Tighe Report," 1986; the last series consists of the videotaped lectures and interviews
Cite as:
Dino Brugioni Collection, Accession 2012-0004, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
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Auschwitz Survivors Tell Their Stories

Creator:
Smithsonian Magazine
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2010-01-21T16:12:31.000Z
Metadata Updated:
2014-06-22T10:38:05.000Z
YouTube Category:
Education
Views:
73598
Video Title:
Auschwitz Survivors Tell Their Stories
Description:
Read more at http://www.smithsonianmag.com/history-archaeology/Can-Auschwitz-Be-Saved.html From the moment they arrived at the concentration camp, Jews and other Holocaust victims were treated like animals, and only a lucky group survived the experience.
Video Duration:
348 seconds
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SmithsonianMagazine
YouTube Channel:
SmithsonianMagazine
Data Source:
Smithsonian Magazine
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The bombing of Auschwitz : should the allies have attempted it? / edited by Michael J. Neufeld and Michael Berenbaum

Author:
Neufeld, Michael J. 1951-
Berenbaum, Michael 1945-
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
Subject:
Auschwitz (Concentration camp)
Physical description:
xvii, 350 p. : ill. ; 25 cm
Type:
Congresses
Date:
2000
Topic:
World War, 1939-1945--Aerial operations
Notes:
Based on a symposium held April 30,1993 at the Smithsonian Institution, sponsored jointly by the National Air and Space Museum and the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
"Published in association with the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum."
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Libraries
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Inge Prokot : Opfer-Täter : Auschwitz, Terror, Krieg : Kölnische Galerie des Kölnischen Stadtmuseums, 22. März - 27. April 1997 = Victim-Culprit / mit Texten von Paul Celan ... [et al.] ; mit Beiträgen von Michael Euler-Schmidt, Günther Bernd Ginzel, Alphons Silbermann

Victim-culpritOpfer-Täter, victim-culprit
Author:
Prokot, Inge 1933-
Celan, Paul
Euler-Schmidt, Michael
Ginzel, Günther Bernd 1946-
Silbermann, Alphons
Subject:
Prokot, Inge 1933- Exhibitions
Auschwitz (Concentration camp)
Physical description:
79 p. : chiefly ill. (some col.) ; 30 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
In art
Date:
1997
1997]
Topic:
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945), in art
Call number:
ND588.P76 A4 1997
Notes:
Exhibition catalog
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Libraries
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Surviving visions : the art of Iri Maruki and Toshi Maruki : an exhibition at the Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, Massachusetts, March 30-April 28, 1988 / edited by Henry Isaacs and John Junkerman ; introduction by John W. Dower

Author:
Maruki, Iri 1901-1995-
Maruki, Toshi 1912-2000-
Isaacs, Henry
Junkerman, John
Massachusetts College of Art
Subject:
Maruki, Iri 1901-
Maruki, Toshi 1912-
Auschwitz (Concentration camp)
Physical description:
40 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 27 x 30 cm
Type:
Pictorial works
Exhibitions
In art
Place:
Hiroshima-shi (Japan)
Date:
1988
C1988
Topic:
World War, 1939-1945
Okinawa, Battle of, 1945 in art
In art
Call number:
ND1059.M3 A4 1988
Notes:
Title in Japanese on added t.p.: Ikitsuzukeru shikaku
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Libraries
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The last expression : art and Auschwitz / edited by David Mickenberg, Corinne Granof, Peter Hayes

Art and Auschwitz
Author:
Mickenberg, David 1954-
Mary and Leigh Block Museum of Art
Davis Museum and Cultural Center
Brooklyn Museum of Art
Subject:
Auschwitz (Concentration camp)
Physical description:
xv, 272 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 31 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
In art
Place:
Europe
Date:
2003
C2003
20th century
Topic:
Concentration camp inmates as artists
Art, European
Notes:
Published in conjunction with a traveling exhibition held at the Mary and Leigh Block Museum of Art, Northwestern University, Evanston, Ill., Sept. 27-Dec. 8, 2002, the Davis Museum and Cultural Center, Wellesley College, Wellesley, Mass., Jan. 7-Feb. 14, 2003, and the Brooklyn Museum of Art, Brooklyn, N.Y., Mar. 7-June 15, 2003
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Libraries
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Friedl Dicker-Brandeis, Vienna 1898-Auschwitz 1944 : the artist who inspired the children's drawings of Terezin / written by Elena Makarova ; international coordinator, Regina Seidman Miller

Friedl
Author:
Makarova, Elena
Dicker, Friedl 1898-1944
Miller, Regina Seidman
Museum of Tolerance (Simon Wiesenthal Center)
Subject:
Dicker, Friedl 1899-1944
Theresienstadt (Concentration camp)
Physical description:
240 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 30 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
In art
Date:
2001
C2001
Topic:
Jewish women artists
Concentration camp inmates as artists
Call number:
N40.1.D542 M35 2001
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Libraries
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After Auschwitz : responses to the Holocaust in contemporary art / edited by Monica Bohm-Duchen

Author:
Bohm-Duchen, Monica
Northern Centre for Contemporary Art (Sunderland, Tyne and Wear, England)
Physical description:
160 p. : ill. (some col.), map ; 28 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Date:
1995
20th century
Topic:
Jewish art
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945), in art
Jews in art
Concentration camps in art
Art, British
Call number:
N7417.6 .A33 1995
Notes:
Published on the occasion of the travelling exhibition 'After Auschwitz: Responses to the Holocaust in contemporary art'
Contents:
A kind of survivor / George Steiner -- The Nazi holocaust : its moral, historical and educational significance / Ronnie S. Landau -- The complexities of witnessing ; Art confronts the holocaust / Ziva Amishai-Maisels -- Memory and counter-memory : towards a social aesthetic of holocaust memorials / James E. Young -- Fifty years on / Monica Bohm-Duchen -- Artists' statements -- List of works in exhibition
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Libraries
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Überleben und widerstehen : Zeichnungen von Häftlingen des Konzentrationslagers Auschwitz 1940-46 : [Ausstellung] / Deutsch-Polnischen Gesellschaft der Bundesrepublik Deutschland e. V. und des Staatlichen Museums Oświęcim-Brzezinka ; Redaktion, Marina Stütz ; Übersetzung, Christine Kopka, Marina Stütz.]

Author:
Stütz, Marina
Kopka, Christine
Physical description:
85 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Place:
Auschwitz (Concentration camp) in art
Date:
1979
C1979
20th century
Topic:
Concentration camps in art
Art, Modern
Exhibitions
Call number:
NC95 .U14 1979
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Libraries
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Impossible to forget : the Nazi camps fifty years after / Michael Kenna ; texts by Pierre Borhan and Clément Chéroux

Author:
Kenna, Michael
Borhan, Pierre
Chéroux, Clément
Subject:
Kenna, Michael
Physical description:
127 p. : chiefly ill. ; 31 cm
Type:
Pictorial works
Place:
Europe
Date:
2001
C2001
Topic:
World War, 1939-1945--Concentration camps
World War, 1939-1945--Prisoners and prisons, German
Contents:
Camps in Austria, Belgium, Czechoslovakia, France, Germany, Holland, Italy, Latvia, and Poland: Auschwitz, Belzec, Bergen-Belsen, Breendonk, Birkenau, Buchenwald, Chelmno (Kulmhof), Dachau, Emsland (Papenburg), Flossenberg, Gross-Rosen, Gusen, (Lublin-)Majdanek, Mauthausen, Mittlebau-Dora, Natzweiler(-Struthof), Neuengamme, Plaszow, Ravensbrück, (Oranienburg-)Sachsenhausen, Salaspils, San Sabba, Sobibor, Stutthof, Theresiendstadt, Treblinka, Vught (S-Hertogenbosh), Westerbork
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Libraries
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Surviving the Angel of Death: The Story of a Mengele Twin in Auschwitz by Eva Mozes Kor and Lisa Rojany Buccieri

Creator:
Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Program
Type:
Blog posts
Smithsonian staff publications
Blog posts
Update Date:
2009-12-08T12:00:15Z
Topic:
Books
Asian American
Synopsis:
Eva Mozes Kor survived the Holocaust because she was an identical twin. After a grueling journey from her native Romania which eventually ended at the infamous Nazi concentration camp Auschwitz, Eva and her twin Miriam were immediately separated from their parents and two older sisters. The 10-year-old pair never saw their family again. Chosen by the infamous Dr. Josef Mengele – ironically called the Angel of Death – Eva and Miriam, along with countless other sets of twins, were used in medical experiments to “discover the secret of twinning” in order to produce perfect multiple births which [...]
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Data Source:
Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Program
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Songs of the ghetto [sound recording] / sung by cantor Abraham Brun

Performer:
Brun, Abraham
Photographer:
Gahr, David
Cover designer:
Clyne, Ronald 1925-2006
Physical description:
1 phonograph record : analog, 33 1/3 rpm ; 12 in
Culture:
Jews
Americans
Type:
Phonograph records
Music
Place:
Poland
United States
Date:
1965
20th century
Topic:
Folk songs, Yiddish
Songs, Yiddish
Jews
Local number:
Folkways 8739
Notes:
Cover design by Ronald Clyne. Photographs by David Gahr
Biographical note, introductory notes, and texts of the songs with English translations (6 p. : ill.) inserted in original cover
"The songs on this record are part of the large cycle of artistic expressions in song and music given by the inmates of the ghettos, labor camps and death camps to the infernal conditions in which they lived and died." -- text from notes
During WWII, the term "ghetto" took on new meaning as a place where Jews in Nazi-controlled Europe were required to live, usually later to be transported to the concentration camps. Ghetto residents often turned to music to express their sorrow or to ease their burden. While many of the songs relate directly to the Holocaust, others concern Jewish life in Eastern Europe prior to WWII. The songs selected for this recording are all in Yiddish, traditionally the primary secular language of Eastern European Jews. Cantor Abraham Brun (1909 - 1998) is uniquely qualified to sing these songs. Born in Lodz, Poland, he is a Holocaust survivor, having been confined to the Lodz Ghetto and later having been sent to Auschwitz. He had performed these songs in the Ghetto
See more items in:
Folkways Records Collection 1948-1986
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
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Triumph over Tragedy, (sculpture)

East Texas Holocaust Memorial, (sculpture)
Sculptor:
Gissen, Linda 1937-
Medium:
Sculpture: bronze and copper; Base: marble
Culture:
Hebrew
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Congregation Beth El 1010 Charleston Drive Tyler Texas 75703
Date:
Dedicated April 18, 1993
Topic:
History--Europe--Holocaust
Ethnic
History--Europe--World War II
Figure group
Religion--Judaism
Control number:
IAS TX000050
Notes:
Save Outdoor Sculpture, Texas survey, 1993
Summary:
A monument to the Jewish victims of the Holocaust consisting of five concentric circles, mounted one above the other to form a cone shape. Each ring is made up of small figures portraying such landmark events as the anti-Semitic Nuremburg Laws enacted by Germany in the early 1930's; the Nazis infamous book-burning rituals; and the shattering devastation of "Kristallnacht." Soaring flames and barbed wire are symbolic of imprisonment, torture, and genocide. At the top of the memorial is a figure holding aloft a torah, and the topmost scene is of children playing. The scenes that follow are of increasing horror. The concentration camps are symbolically represented by the front gates of Auschwitz, emblazoned with the words "Arbeit Macht Frei" (work makes you free). Also represented are the death trains transporting prisoners. At one level is a depiction of the German troops' mass arrests of the Jews, and at another level are the Allied armies, liberating the camps which contain the skeletal survivors. Hope and promise for the future are symbolized by a depiction of barbed wire transforming into branches of laurel and olive trees
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
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