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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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09/16/2010 Children’s Tracing Branch Data Handed Over

This week the International Tracing Service (ITS) of Bad Arolsen forwarded additional copies from its inventory to five partner organisations in Israel, the US, Poland, Luxembourg and Belgium. The data delivery consisted of documents from the children’s tracing branch, as well as files on Nazi persecution which do not...

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08/19/2010 ITS supports exhibition at Stadtmuseum Coesfeld

The International Tracing Service (ITS) of Bad Arolsen has concluded a cooperation agreement with the Stadtmuseum Coesfeld. For the planned education and meeting centre for the history of the Jewish community, ITS will provide documents on persecution during the Nazi era. In addition, the work of ITS is to be...

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07/02/2010 ITS offers its services in the Ukraine

The International Tracing Service (ITS) in Bad Arolsen wants to raise awareness of its archives and services in Eastern European countries. This week a delegation from the ITS and the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), that manages the activities of the ITS, held talks with representatives from archives,...

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