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03/20/2012 Cooperation between ITS and the Wilhelm-Filchner School in Wolfhagen

The International Tracing Service (ITS) concluded a cooperation agreement today with the Wilhelm-Filchner School in Wolfhagen. From the start of the academic year 2012/2013, an annual history workshop for the senior classes and various projects on National Socialist persecution will take place. In the future, the...

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03/02/2012 A new finding aid about the “Lebensborn” files

Today the International Tracing Service (ITS) in Bad Arolsen published online a new finding aid about its collection of documents relating to "Lebensborn", a Nazi organisation that was operated by the SS. With a total of 529 files the ITS holds most of the original documents of the organisation such as the...

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02/29/2012 New faces at the ITS in Bad Arolsen

The International Tracing Service (ITS) has recently received the support of four new academic staff who are working in the areas of research, archive and administration: Michael Schmid, René Bienert, Ina Schulz and Tamara Kiefer are the new faces at the ITS. Michael Schmid is the new head of administration and René...

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02/28/2012 An insight view into the archive on the "day of the archives"

On Saturday 3rd March 2012, the International Tracing Service (ITS) will open its doors to the public on the nationwide Day of the Archives. It is the sixth event of this kind organised by the Association of German Archivists (Verband deutscher Archivarinnen und Archivare). The theme the archives have chosen for this...

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01/31/2012 President of the German Federal Archives gets an impression of the International Tracing Service

Over the last two days Dr. Michael Hollmann, the president of the German Federal Archive, has been visiting the archive of the International Tracing Service (ITS) for the first time. The ITS archive contains about 30 million documents relating to Nazi persecution. From January 2013 the Federal Archive will become the...

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