1. Collection of Ethnics and History of Medicine

    Initiated by Hans Fleischhacker in 1943, the collection mainly consists of more than 600 hand-, foot-, and finger-prints of mostly Jewish inmates of the Lódź Ghetto (Litzmannstadt Ghetto) in Poland. Strongly influenced by racial biology, it was the antropologists aim to use this collection for attesting the supposed morphological differences between the palms of Jews and non-Jews. It is the only collection of this kind, and testimony to the terrifying abuse of scientific methods under the National Socialists.

  2. San Jose Conferences on the Holocaust Proceedings

    Proceedings of the First Western Regional Conference on the Holocaust, relating to the ancient, medieval, and modern origins of the Holocaust, its meaning for western civilization, and the methodology for teaching about the Holocaust in schools and universities.

  3. Fryderyk Topolski: Wspomienia i ludzie. Kronika wydarzen

    Relates to the Polish communist movement, the deportation of Poles to the Soviet Union in 1939-1941, engineering and industrial activities in Soviet-occupied Poland and the Soviet Union during World War II and in postwar Poland, and antisemitism in postwar Poland.

  4. Die "Reichspogromnacht" in Bremen-Nord

    Relates to Kristallnacht persecution of Jews in Bremen, 1938. Paper entered in the Schulerwettbewerb deutsche Geschichte um den Preis des Bundesprasidenten. Includes material describing the competition.

  5. Lösung der Judenfrage in Galizien

    Nationalsozialistische Deutsche Arbeiter-Partei Reichsfuerhrer SS und Chef der Deutschen Polizei. SS-und Polizeifuehrer im Distrikt Galizien. Relates to Nazi persecution of Jews in Polish Galicia during World War II. This report by the SS and the Polizeifuehrer Galizien sent to his superior in Cracow on June l0, l943 deals with the registration of Jews, the formation of forced labor camps, resettlement in ghettos, control of the typhus epidemic, etc. The report is extensively illustrated, but because it is in photostat, the photographs are badly reproduced.

  6. NSDAP Hauptarchiv

    Selected items from documents assembled in 1947 a the Berlin Document Center and later transferred to the Bundesarchiv at Koblenz (except police records now in the Bavarian Geheimes Staatsarchiv, Munich and materials relating to Himmler and Streicher in the Berlin Document Center). Note: For history of the archive and contents of the reels see Grete Heinz, NSDAP Hauptarchiv: Guide to the Hoover Institution microfilm collection. Stanford, CA: Hoover Institution Press, 1964. Contents: Reels 1-96, 1A-37A and reel B reproduce the Collection NSDAP Hauptarchiv, containing the most valuable docume…

  7. Die jüdische Kultusgemeinde in Prag

    Relates to demographic characteristics, and social, cultural and other organizations, of the Jewish community in Prague and surrounding areas. Includes charts.

  8. International Revisionist Conference Proceedings

    Sound recordings of speeches, relating to revisionist interpretation of various aspects of World War II and of World War II historiography. Conference sponsored by the Institute for Historical Review. Includes speech by David Irving and Robert Faurisson.

  9. International Military Tribunal Proceedings

    Mimeographed testimony and evidence, relating to the trials of alleged German war criminals at Nuremberg. The Hoover Institution Archives has a collection of documents from the Nuremburg Trials, but it is not complete and not indexed. You should consult the published sets of Nuremburg documents. One set, in 42 volumes, contains the proceedings of the trials and documents relating to them (such as evidence, interviews). One set, in 23 volumes contains only the proceedings. Both sets include indexes. Below are the citations to these sets, which use the official name of the entity that conduct…

  10. Holokausta izpetes problemas Latvija (Conference Proceedings)

    Program, conference papers, press coverage, photographs, and sound recordings and videotape of proceedings, relating to the Holocaust in Latvia during World War II.

  11. Holocaust and the media (Harvard University Conference Proceedings)

    Relates to the reaction of the media and the government in the United States to the Jewish holocaust in Europe during World War II. Conference sponsored by the Harvard Divinity School, the Neimann Foundation, WCVB-TV, and the Anti-Defamation League of B’nai B’rith.

  12. E. E. Gophstein Writings

    Diaries, and historical, biographical and bibliographical writings, relating to the history of the Crimea, especially during the period from the Russian Revolution to the 1950s; the history of publishing in the Crimea during this period; notable persons of the Crimea, especially artists; the Jewish community of Simferopol’; and the German occupation of Simferopol’ during World War II. Includes some later correspondence relating to the writings of E. E. Gopshtein.

  13. Michal Glazer Memoranda

    Relates to the international conditions of Jews, especially in Poland, to prospects for creation of a Jewish state, and to the effects of British and American policy on those prospects.

  14. Michael Glaser Papers

    Correspondence and writings, relating mainly to World War II Polish diplomacy, prospects for Jewish emigration from Poland before the war, and postwar displaced person problems.

  15. Gesamtverband Deutscher Antikommunistischer Vereinigungen

    Writings, reports, and clippings, relating to the international communist movement and to Jews.

  16. Germany. Geheime Staatspolizei. Staatspolizeistelle Breslau.

    Relates to individuals wanted for political offenses, escaped prisoners, and censorship activities in Germany during World War II.

  17. German subject collection

    Pamphlets, leaflets, serial issues, election campaign literature, other printed matter, reports, memoranda, letters, depositions, and miscellany, relating to political, social and economic conditions in Germany, primarily since the German Revolution of 1918, and relating especially to the Weimar period, post-World War II West German elections and student radicalism, the end of the communist regime in East Germany in 1989, the reunification of Germany in 1990, and post-reunification elections. Includes the former “Berlin nach der Revolution Collection”, consisting of handbills, proclamations…

  18. German pictorial collection

    Photographs, postcards, and slides, depicting various political, military, and naval scenes in Germany, including communist rallies in the 1920s, the Berlin blockade of 1948-1949, and various prominent German personalities, including East German head of state Walter Ulbricht. Contains photographs of Nazi leaders, including prints of 11 leading Nazis convicted at Nuremberg Trial of Major German War Criminals, 1945-1946, taken immediately after their execution, and five color photographs of neo-Nazi graffiti in Berlin. Ca. 1991-1994.

  19. Rudolf Franz Collection

    Leaflets, proclamations, political campaign literature, war news announcements, and pamphlets, relating to events of World War I, the Spartacist revolt, the Kapp putsch in Germany, German nationalism, antisemitism, and German and Austrian politics. Box 2, folder l, contains some anti-semitic leaflets issued by the “Deutschvoelkischer Schutz and Trutzbund” in 1919. Box 3, folder 3, contains anti-Jewish posters issued in 1919.

  20. Ludwig E. Frank Papers

    Writings, interview transcript, correspondence, reports, identification documents, printed matter, photographs, and video tape, relating to persecution of Jews in Japan during World War II.