Holocaust History

Photos and artifacts from our archives that document the tragedy of the Holocaust. Many of these items come from survivors who settled in Atlanta, Georgia.
Early issues of Der Sturmer.

Early issues of Der Sturmer.

Postcard from Isak Rosenbaum to his wife Rosalie sent from Dachau concentration camp soon after his incarceration on Kristallnacht, Nov. 1938. Isak was one of the lucky few who were released from the camp. He immigrated to Palestine in 1939.

Postcard from Isak Rosenbaum to his wife Rosalie sent from Dachau concentration camp soon after his incarceration on Kristallnacht, Nov. 1938. Isak was one of the lucky few who were released from the camp. He immigrated to Palestine in 1939.

Hilter Youth membership card, 1934.

Hilter Youth membership card, 1934.

Correspondence from Mayor Hartsfield to the American Consul in Warsaw, Poland, in support of Jewish refugee, Jacob Rosenbaum, to come to Atlanta, 1938.

Correspondence from Mayor Hartsfield to the American Consul in Warsaw, Poland, in support of Jewish refugee, Jacob Rosenbaum, to come to Atlanta, 1938.

Internal Nazi document referring to Kristallnacht, November 1938.

Internal Nazi document referring to Kristallnacht, November 1938.

Coded letter found in a collection created by the Goldhammer family that lived in Vienna prior to World War II. They escaped the Holocaust by way of Shanghai. Any help decoding it is greatly appreciated!

Coded letter found in a collection created by the Goldhammer family that lived in Vienna prior to World War II. They escaped the Holocaust by way of Shanghai. Any help decoding it is greatly appreciated!

postcard sent from the Warsaw ghetto in November, 1941. The ghetto was liquidated the following summer. This comes from the Fred Glusman Family Papers.

postcard sent from the Warsaw ghetto in November, 1941. The ghetto was liquidated the following summer. This comes from the Fred Glusman Family Papers.

Passport of Leo Kohn who was arrested on Kristallnacht and sent to Buchenwald concentration camp. When a S.S. officer discovered a letter from President Hindenburg to Leo thanking him for his service in World War I and his accompanying Iron Cross, he was released from the camp. Soon after, the family immigrated to the United States through England.

Passport of Leo Kohn who was arrested on Kristallnacht and sent to Buchenwald concentration camp. When a S.S. officer discovered a letter from President Hindenburg to Leo thanking him for his service in World War I and his accompanying Iron Cross, he was released from the camp. Soon after, the family immigrated to the United States through England.

Herbert Kohn on his first day of school in Frankfurt am-Main, 1932. Herbert and his immediate family later escaped Nazi Germany through way of England.

Herbert Kohn on his first day of school in Frankfurt am-Main, 1932. Herbert and his immediate family later escaped Nazi Germany through way of England.

Entrance to Auschwitz, January 1945.

Entrance to Auschwitz, January 1945.

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