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Collection highlights

We asked our staff, trustees and friends of the Library to choose a special selection of items from our collection.

Currency from Theresienstadt

Currency from the Theresienstadt Ghetto, circulated by the Nazi party to create a false sense of normalcy.

Deogratias: A Tale of Rwanda

An example from our collection of graphic novels, this book depicts the Genocide Against the Tutsi in Rwanda.

Der Giftpilz by Ernst Hiemer

This antisemitic book is one example from our collection of Nazi propaganda aimed at children.

Deutsche Jugend: ein Mal und Aufstellbuch

An illustrated book encouraging children to colour, cut out and play with images of the Hitler Youth.

Diary belonging to Esther Pauline Lloyd

A diary by a British Jew deported from the Channel Islands to camps in Europe.

Documents from the Bern Trial

Documents from the 1933-1935 Bern Trials in which two Jewish groups sued the far-right Swiss National Front for distributing anti-Jewish propaganda.

Dod folks-moyl in natsi-klem: reydenishn in geto un katset

This fascinating volume documents the changes in Jewish verbal expression during the years of Nazi persecution, analysing poems, jokes, popular expressions, proverbs, slogans, common curses, secret codes, and more.

Dutch first edition of Anne Frank’s Diary

Dutch first edition of Anne Frank’s Diary titled Het achterhuis : Dagboekbrieven van 12 Juni 1942 – 1 August 1944.

Embroidered belt made by Sonia Jaslowitz

This embroidered belt was made by Sonia Jaslowitz whilst in a concentration camp in the Ukraine.

English hate-mail received around the time of naturalisation, c.1947

Anonymous hate mail received by the Neumann family around the time of their British naturalisation in 1947.

Erfolg durch Nivea: Anleitung zur Gesichtsmassage

This example from our Tarnschriften collection shows anti-Nazi writing disguised as a Nivea branded booklet.

Führer Quartett Spiel

A card game featuring Hitler and other high ranking Nazis. The aim of the game is to collect a full set.

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