Violence Memory/Testimony

Reference Books on The Holocaust and Crimes against Humanity

Reference Books in the Lane Reading Room (HASRC - 2nd Floor, Bing Wing)

Reference Books in the Information Center, Green Library

Note: Look for books with these call number ranges (above) in the Green Stacks or in Law Library.


  • Oral History Online: Oral histories of historic events, including wars, revolutions, invasions, atomic bombings, terrorist attacks, assassinations, and more.
  • Testaments of the Holocaust: from the Wiener Library in London offers searchable personal accounts of life in Nazi Germany, photographs, propaganda materials such as school text books, small publications and rare serials reflecting Jewish life in Germany from 1933 to after the war, life in the concentration camps, in hiding, emigration and refugee life. Items are arranged in five categories: over 1,200 eyewitness accounts, about 4,000 photographs, over 400 Nazi propaganda materials (many of which are very rare), various Wiener Library publications from the 1930s to the 1960s, and the library's biographical index cards.
  • Holocaust-related Websites and databases
  • Online Testimony Catalog (Shoah Foundation) (catalog of over 50,000 testimonies by Holocaust survivors in the Visual History Archive) (Access to the catalog is free; access to the testimonies in the VHA is restricted)