The mission of the Jewish Women's Archive (JWA) is to uncover, chronicle, and transmit the rich history of American Jewish women ... changing the way history is researched, recorded, and taught. The Jewish Women's Archive (JWA) is for scholars, for activists, for mothers and daughters, for fathers and sons, for researchers, historians, and for all who believe that everyone with a stake in history is a keeper of it and a partner in its transmission.
Presents facsimiles of original documents from the National Archives. The Intergovernmental Committee on Refugees (IGCR) was organized in London in August 1938 as a result of the Evian Conference of July 1938, which had been called by President Roosevelt to consider issues faced by racial, religious, and political refugees from central Europe.
Collects primary sources that explore Jewish American history from the first arrival of Jewish migrants to New York in the mid-17th century until the mid-twentieth century. Users may search the full text of all printed documents; all materials are digitized in full color and typescript as well. The material is based on original manuscript collections from the American Jewish Historical Society in New York. Contents represent six major organisational collections and twenty-four collections of personal papers, all of which have been digitized in their entirety.
A project of the Shoah Foundation and Columbia University, presents nearly 52,000 video testimonies of survivors and other witnesses of the Holocaust. Films were taped in 56 countries and in 32 languages between 1994 and 1999. Most testimonies have been indexed for keywords at one-minute segments. Some videos may take 48 hours to load and view.