“…there is something utterly mysterious in old photographs, that they are almost designed to be lost, they’re in an album which vanishes in an attic or in a box, and if they come to light they do accidentally, you stumble upon them. The way in which these stray pictures cross your paths, it has something
The Sala and Aron Samueli Holocaust Memorial Library’s Oskar Schindler Archive is pleased to announce the publication of a new research guide (also known as “LibGuides” or “library guides”) on Holocaust History. It will connect Chapman University students, faculty, and staff with resources to support their research and scholarly activities on the history of the Holocaust.
On January 13, 2020, the Oskar Schindler Archive received a donation from Mitchell Raff, whose father, Moshe Rafalowicz (Mac Raff), survived the Holocaust. Rafalowicz was born on December 12, 1919, in Sosnowiec, Poland. Before the invasion and occupation by Nazi Germany, Moshe worked as an upholster. He was liberated from Bergen-Belsen concentration camp on April
This fall, the Rodgers Center for Holocaust Education and the Sala and Aron Samueli Holocaust Memorial Library welcomed archivist Alec Kirkwood to the team. He will be working with the collections in the Oskar Schindler Archive and assisting students and outside scholars with research requests. Learn more about Alec and his role with the Rodgers
The Oskar Schindler Archive has been fortunate to have Will Hoskin as an Archivist Intern since September 2021. He is an Animation and Visual Effects major and a Holocaust History minor and has utilized a cross-disciplinary approach to working in an Archive. Will was kind enough to answer some questions for us. How did you
The Sala and Aron Samueli Holocaust Memorial Library is pleased to announce that it has recently become an access site for the Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies at Yale University. The Archive, begun in 1979 as the Holocaust Survivors Film Project, was donated to Yale University in 1981. Additional interviews were added over the