History Unfolded -- US Newspapers and the Holocaust
From our friends at Newspapers.com … Learn about this newspaper-related project run by the Holocaust Memorial Museum.
Make a Difference with History Unfolded!
Looking for an easy way to make a big difference? History Unfolded project run by the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum! invites you to participate in the
What is History Unfolded? History Unfolded is a project that seeks to expand our knowledge of how American newspapers reported on Nazi persecution during the 1930s and '40s so we can better understand what Americans knew about the Holocaust as it was happening.
To help achieve this, the History Unfolded project asks people like you to search local newspapers from the 1930s and '40s for Holocaust-related news and opinions and then submit them online to the museum. The newspaper articles you submit will be used to help shape the museum’s 2018 exhibit on Americans and the Holocaust and related educational materials. The articles will also be made available to scholars, historians, and the public.
Who Can Contribute? Everyone! History buffs, students, teachers . . . All you need is an interest in the Holocaust and access to a newspaper from the 1930s or '40s, either online (using , for example) or through a physical archive, such as a library. Simply create an account with History Unfolded, and away you go!
How Do I Contribute? History Unfolded has created a list of more than 30 Holocaust-related events to focus on. Choose one of these events to research, then search for content related to that topic in an American newspaper of your choice from the 1930s or '40s. After you find an article related to one of the events, submit it online to the museum through the project's website.
and History Unfolded You can contribute to this important project whether or not you use website. The submission form has a special tool created specifically for users that makes submitting your clipping a snap. to do so. But using makes it even easier to submit the articles you find. Simply use to create a clipping of an article you've found, then submit that clipping through the submission form on the History Unfolded
Your help with this project will help shape our understanding of the Holocaust and the lessons it holds for us today. For more information on how to get involved, visit the History Unfolded website.
What projects are you aware of involving a concerted and narrowly defined effort to cull news published in newspapers to learn more about a particular aspect of history?
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