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12/13/2013 New staff take on leading positions at the ITS

The International Tracing Service (ITS) has recently hired three new staff members in leadership positions: Dr. Volker Uhl began his duties as Deputy Director of the ITS in the middle of November 2013, Jörn Hendrik Kischlat was appointed the head of the Archival Cataloging Department as of the beginning of December,...

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11/01/2013 Further data handed over to seven partner organizations

The International Tracing Service (ITS) in Bad Arolsen this week provided further digital copies of its records to seven partner organizations in Israel, USA, Poland, France, Luxembourg, Belgium and Great Britain. It is a matter of 450,000 of a total of three million correspondence files. On the one hand, the documents...

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10/16/2013 Awarded "Memory of the World" title

The International Tracing Service (ITS) in Bad Arolsen today received a certificate for the inscription into the UNESCO "Memory of the World" register. "The archives were assessed to be of exceptional value and importance for humanity, for their evidential contribution to knowledge about the impact of...

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08/14/2013 Hessian State Minister of Higher Education, Research and the Arts shows support for the ITS

Eva Kühne-Hörmann, State Minister of Higher Education, Research and the Arts, held talks in Bad Arolsen today about a new archive building for the ITS, and the opportunities for collaborative research projects. 'The ITS is moving into a new era. It has a new academic management and the archive has been registered in...

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06/27/2013 Yearbook on Early Testimonies of Survivors

The second scholarly yearbook of the ITS in Bad Arolsen deals with early postwar testimonies of survivors of Nazi persecution and the Holocaust. "The testimonies in the form of letters, articles, diaries or statements show that survivors were clearly not silent after their liberation and began dealing with the...

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