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10/29/2010 “BookWitnesses” Exhibition Opens

Yesterday the International Tracing Service (ITS) in Bad Arolsen opened the “BookWitnesses” exhibition together with the association Historicum 20 and the Bad Arolsen town Museum. The exhibition features a selection of remarkable books from the ITS library including publications which emerged right after the end of...

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10/06/2010 Historian’s Workshop on Death Marches

For the first time ever, documents on the subject of death marches from concentration camps will be examined in more detail by researchers visiting the International Tracing Service (ITS) in Bad Arolsen. The files also include previously unreleased cartographical material. ITS is holding the workshop for historians...

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10/01/2010 Tracing Service Introduces Fee Schedule

Today the International Tracing Service (ITS) in Bad Arolsen introduced a fee schedule for the use of its archive. It defines the costs incurred by researchers’ requests for copies of documents. “The level of our fees is oriented on those of institutions like the German Federal Archives, Yad Vashem or the US Holocaust...

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09/28/2010 ITS introduces Educational Concept

Today the International Tracing Service (ITS) in Bad Arolsen introduced a pedagogic concept for collaboration with schools, universities and other educational institutions. “In taking this step, ITS is writing a new chapter,” said Dr Susanne Urban, head of the research department at ITS. “We feel committed to the task...

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09/23/2010 Effects returned to another 14 Families

Yesterday the International Tracing Service (ITS) of Bad Arolsen was able to return personal belongings to another 14 Dutch families at the Amersfoort Memorial Site. Most of the effects were wallets which had been taken away from their owners by the Nazis after the deportation to the Neuengamme concentration camp....

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