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Hartman, third from right, with staff and other "Cedar Boys" at Waddesdon Manor in UK, where he stayed after leaving Frankfurt on a Kindertransport.
The Critical Editions Series contextualizes Fortunoff Video testimonies in their historical time and place. Each edition includes an introduction and annotations written by a scholar.
Read & Watch
Edited programs produced by the Fortunoff Archive. Organized by themes and single witness programs, these short films are ideal for classroom use.
Those Who Were There: Voices from the Holocaust is the only podcast dedicated to sharing the history of the Holocaust through the archival testimonies of survivors and witnesses.
Songs From Testimonies
An ongoing project to discover songs recounted in testimonies. The songs are then researched, arranged, and performed by our musician-in-residence Zisl Slepovitch.
A cooperative effort between Yale’s Digital Humanities Lab and the Fortunoff Archive, the goal of which is to develop innovative research tools for the collection.
Publications include a detailed history of the collection, digitized past newsletters, interviewer training guides and more.
Glimpses From Testimonies
An online exhibit of short excerpts from survivors and witnesses with transcripts.