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12/14/2010 France Receives Digital Copies of ITS Documents

The French National Archives (Archives Nationales) have been handed over a total of 13 data volumes each with 500 gigabytes of documents from the archives of the International Tracing Service (ITS) in Bad Arolsen. Following Israel, the US, Poland, Luxembourg and Belgium, France is now the sixth country to make use of...

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11/30/2010 First set of finding aids published

The International Tracing Service (ITS) in Bad Arolsen has published the first finding aids for its archive holdings. They explain the documents and collections in the ITS archives. “The finding aids that have now been completed describe sections of the archives which had previously been hardly accessible for...

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11/16/2010 European Union launches first continental project for Holocaust studies

Brussels, 16 November 2010: Today the European Holocaust Research Infrastructure was officially launched under the patronage of Council President Herman Van Rompuy. EHRI - the European Holocaust Research Infrastructure - is ensuring highest standards for research of continental history. With seven million Euro funding...

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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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