June 20, 2021

U.S. University Professor to Head Holocaust Archive

From the AP: A U.S. university professor has been appointed director of the International Tracing Service’s Holocaust-era archive in the German town of Bad Arolsen. The ITS said Wednesday its 11-member international commission had voted to name Rebecca Boehling, a professor at the University of Maryland Baltimore County, to head the archive starting Jan. 1, […]

Vast Nazi-Era Archive Says Conserving Dachau Files

From AFP: A vast archive of documents linked to the Holocaust said Monday it would preserve 300,000 original prisoner files from the Dachau concentration camp in Germany that are disintegrating. The International Tracing Service (ITS) in the western German town of Bad Arolsen uses its vast trove of historical records to help victims of Nazi […]