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01/15/2010 Digitisation of Post-War Era Documents Now Complete

The International Tracing Service (ITS) in Bad Arolsen has now finished digitising its documents from the post-war era concerning displaced persons and emigration after the end of World War II. “This part of the ITS archives has hardly been explored so far,” said Udo Jost, Head of the Archive Division. “It offers...

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12/01/2009 ITS Ups Academic Staff

The International Tracing Service (ITS) in Bad Arolsen is expanding its staff of research associates. Effective immediately, the research and cataloguing divisions will be backed by sociologist Sebastian Schönemann and archivist Jens Zirpins. In January, archivist Karen Siepelt will also be joining the tracing service.

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11/02/2009 Exhibition on Displaced Persons in Korbach and Kassel

An exhibition on view until 1 December 2009 at the International Tracing Service(ITS) in Bad Arolsen chronicles the history of two displaced persons (DP) camps in Korbach and Kassel-Hasenhecke. Under the title “Survived, Liberated, Homeless – Displaced Persons in our Region,” school children at Christian Rauch...

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10/14/2009 Belgium Receives Digital Copies of ITS Documents

Yesterday, the National Archives of Belgium (Archives Générales du Royaume) in Brussels received data copies from the archives of the International Tracing Service (ITS) in Bad Arolsen. Following Israel, the US, Poland and Luxembourg, Belgium is now also making use of the extensive documentary holdings on Nazi...

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08/10/2009 ITS supports “Youth for Dora” project “Survivors prospect the future”

The International Tracing Service (ITS) in Bad Arolsen has assumed the role as a cooperative partner for the project “Survivors prospect the future” initiated by the “Youth for Dora” (Jugend für Dora) association. The project’s objective is to facilitate the involvement of the survivors of Nazi persecution in the...

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