This page contains reference-type materials useful in the classroom.


Print Resources:


Braham, Randolph
DS135.H9 G395 2013
The Geographical Encyclopedia of the Holocaust in Hungary (Volumes 1-3)
Published 2013 in association with the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum and the Rosenthal Institute for Holocaust Studies.

Gilbert, Martin
D804.3.G55 1993 Check availability
G1797.21.E29 G58 1993 Check availability
Atlas of the Holocaust
Gr. 9-Adult
Scholar Gilbert has assembled 100s of maps dealing with the Holocaust.

Gilbert, Martin
G1797.21.E29 G5 1992 Check availability
Holocaust: Maps and Photographs, The
Gr. 9-Adult
The slim atlas chronicles in photographs and maps the scale of the slaughter- six million Jews murdered- the widespread acts of Jewish resistance, the fate of many millions of non-Jews who were also murdered, the often inadequate response of the world outside Europe, and rescue of Jews by courageous individuals who were themselves under Nazi rule.

Gilbert, Martin
G1797.21.E29 G48 1982 Check availability
Macmillan Atlas of the Holocaust, The
Gr. 9-Adult
"Over 300 maps and 60 photographs in this unique study of the Nazis' destruction of European Jews."--Cover

Horvitz, Leslie Alan
HV6322.7.H67 2011 Check availability
Encyclopedia of War Crimes & Genocide (Facts on File Library of World History)
Gr. 9-Adult
Entries address topics related to genocide, crimes against humanity and peace, and human rights violations, profiles perpetrators, and discusses institutions set up to prosecute these crimes in countries around the world.

Megargee, Geoffrey P.
D805.A2 U55 2009
The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Encyclopedia of Camps and Ghettos, 1933-1945
Gr. 9-Adult
This set contains information on early camps, youth camps, concentration camps, and subcamps under the SS-Business Administration Main Office (WVHA).

Miron, Guy
D805.A2 Y33 2009 Check availability
The Yad Vashem Encyclopedia of the Ghettos During the Holocaust
Gr. 9-Adult
Offers detailed entries on the various ghettos into which the Jews of Eastern Europe were confined during the Holocaust.

Spector, Schmuel
D804.25.E53 2000 Check availability
Encyclopedia of the Holocaust
Gr. 9-Adult
Offers eight essays and over six hundred entries on significant aspects of the Holocaust, including key people, places, camps, events, and organizations.

United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
G1797.21.E29 H5 1996 Check availability
Historical Atlas of the Holocaust
Gr. 9-Adult
The atlas presents the story of the Holocaust in all its specific geographical details-country by country, ghetto by ghetto, camp by camp, action by action.

Articles and Websites:


Dimensions: A Journal of Holocaust Studies
Published by the Anti-Defamation League's (ADL) Braun Center for Holocaust Studies, this journal has cease publication. Several issues and many articles are available on the ADL's website.

Holocaust Encyclopedia
Online encyclopedia of material available at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, DC. Translated into 12 languages, articles are arranged by topics that cover all aspects of the Holocaust, with a feature that relates history to current events. Also included are educational resources for both students and teachers as well as items from the museum's collection of photographs, personal testimonies, histories, artifacts, documents, maps, and music.