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The Arolsen Archives Online Archive

More than 13 million documents on the victims of Nazi persecution: the new online archive of the Arolsen Archives

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Prisoner card from the Buchenwald concentration camp

One of many millions of documents from the Arolsen Archives which are now available online

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More Than Two Million Documents from the Arolsen Archives Online

Now online:  More Than Two Million Documents from the Arolsen Archives Online

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The e-Guide – A New Tool for Understanding Nazi Documents

Now online: the new e-Guide, which provides easy-to-understand explanations of concentration campdocuments

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Now online – post-war files on victims of Nazi persecution

File of the International Refugee Organization of Bela and Kasiel Segall, 3.2.1.1/ 79767780/ Arolsen Archives

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Now online – post-war files on victims of Nazi persecution

The files of the International Refugee Organization fill many shelves in the ITS archive. Now almost one million documents from German DP camps can be found online

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The director of the Arolsen Archives: Floriane Azoulay

 Floriane Azoulay has been director of the Arolsen Archives since January 2016

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Central Name Index

Storage of the Central Name Index up until 2017. Then the 50 million reference cards on 17.5 million people, which are included on the UNESCO Memory of the World Register, were repacked in state-of-the-art archive boxes.

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A Look into the Central Name Index

The Central Name Index is the key to the archives of the International Tracing Service (ITS) and has been the most relevant working tool for the search for traces over many decades

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