Belgium - Digitized Newspapers 1831-1918
Published on Friday, 12 June 2015 16:46
The Royal Library of Belgium, the Bibliothèque royale de Belgique, announced that it uploaded 1.2 million pages from newspapers ranging from 1831-1918. Access is free. The newspapers can be searched by keyword and/or date or browsed.
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Germany - N. Y. Times article Munich - New Museum
Published on Thursday, 11 June 2015 16:29
Munich has a new museum, The Documentation Center for the History of National Socialism . It opened on the 70th anniversary plus one day after the US Army marched into Munich April 30, 1945. The permanent exhibit follows the rise of the Nazi Party chronologically - it shows visitors the role that Munich and its society played in creating the anti-Semitic preachings by the Nazis.
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Poland - Virtual Shtetl adds over 200 archival photographs
Published on Tuesday, 09 June 2015 16:17
The Virtual Shtetl has added over 200 archival photographs from collections of the Institute of art of the Polish Academy of Sciences. The majority of the photographs are from pre-World War ll synagogues—including interiors—many of which have not previously been published.
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