Tagged United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

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The USHMM Welcomes US Gov’t Recognition of Genocide of Armenians

  Photo: Ottoman troops guard Armenians being deported. Ottoman Empire, 1915–16. —US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of National Archives and Records Administration, College Park The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum welcomes the recognition of the Armenian genocide by President Biden. This follows the 2019 Congressional resolution recognizing this tragic event as genocide. “Holocaust history teaches…

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U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum Holds Virtual Ceremony for International Holocaust Remembrance Day

  In observance of International Holocaust Remembrance Day, the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum is holding a special virtual commemoration with Holocaust survivors and leaders from the United States and Europe on Wednesday, Jan. 27, at 10 a.m. PT.  Eight decades after the Holocaust began, people worldwide will pause on the anniversary of the liberation…

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Millions of Holocaust Records Available to All Online

As part of a philanthropic initiative to make culturally important records available to everyone, Ancestry – the global leader in family history and consumer genomics – has announced the release of two unique Holocaust record collections. These new records will be accessible globally to the public – members and nonmembers alike – on ancestry.com/alwaysremember on…