About Primary Sources


The Holocaust provides a wealth of primary sources to examine how genocide unfolded in Eastern Europe. The Nazis spent years reshaping their government and constructing a society around the idea of racial purity. By examining primary source material, it is easy to see this progression. The following are made available (in English translation) for researchers, students, teachers, and anyone with an interest in this time period.

How to Use Primary Sources for Educators

Museum collections are an excellent resource for classrooms. We've provided some examples of how to use our primary sources.