Welcome to MCC's Research Guide for Holocaust Studies
This research guide was created for the HUM245 "Introduction to Holocaust Studies" course and for general Holocaust research purposes. You will find a variety of information resources including databases, journals, books and open web resources along with some general research tips to assist you in researching the Holocaust.
Jews in a railway car in the way to the nazi death camp during the Second World War in Europe a the time of the Holocaust. Place and date unknown.
Image credit: By nieznany/unknown [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons
The Liberation of Bergen-belsen Concentration Camp, April 1945. Dr. Fritz Klein, the camp doctor, standing in a mass grave in Belsen.
Image credit: By No 5 Army Film & Photographic Unit, Oakes, H (Sgt) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons
"Selection" of Hungarian Jews on the ramp at the death camp Auschwitz-II (Birkenau) in Poland during German occupation, May/June 1944. Jews were sent either to work or to the gas chamber.
Image credit: By Unknown. Several sources believe the photographer to have been Ernst Hoffmann or Bernhard Walter of the SS [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons
The Todesstiege ("stairs of death") at the granite quarry in Mauthausen Concentration Camp in Austria (opened 1938); inmates were forced to carry heavy rocks up the stairs
Image credit: Bundesarchiv, Bild 192-269 / CC-BY-SA 3.0 [CC BY-SA 3.0 de (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/de/deed.en)], via Wikimedia Commons
The mass murder of 2,729 Jews on the beach near Liepaja, Latvia, December 15-17, 1941
Image credit: By generally ascribed to Carl Strott (Nazi war criminal), but some sources differ. (U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum, image number 19121) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons