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07/20/2009 Israel’s Deputy Ambassador visits ITS

During his three-hour visit today to the International Tracing Service (ITS) in Bad Arolsen, the deputy ambassador of the State of Israel in Germany, Ilan Mor, gained an impression of the work of ITS and the archive’s inventory. “I never could have forgiven myself if I hadn’t have stopped by in Bad Arolsen once again...

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07/03/2009 Data Transfer to Luxembourg

Following Israel, the US and Poland, Luxembourg has now also received copies of data from the archives of the International Tracing Service (ITS) in Bad Arolsen. The recipient institution is the Centre de Documentation et de Recherche sur la Résistance (Documentation and Research Centre on the Resistance) directed by...

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06/10/2009 Hessian Archive Day in Bad Arolsen

On the occasion of the 32nd Hessian Archive Day in Bad Arolsen, the association of German archivists (VdA) welcomed the International Tracing Service (ITS) into the circle of Hessian archives. “We greet ITS with open arms. This is a very special archive in the state of Hesse,” said Dr Brigitte Streich, Chairwoman of...

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05/20/2009 Debate on the future of ITS is well underway

During its two-day annual meeting in London, the UK-chaired International Commission for the International Tracing Service (ITS) dealt with the question of the future organisational structure and administration of the ITS. Past humanitarian work done by the Tracing Service, the clarification of the fates of victims of...

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05/05/2009 Conservation of original documents at the ITS Archives

This year the International Tracing Service (ITS) of Bad Arolsen will be conserving around 400,000 original documents from the Nazi era. Starting today, facsimiles of important documents are being used for visitor tours. “ITS stores documents of enormous historical relevance on the persecution, exploitation and murder...

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