Find topics of interest and explore encyclopedia content related to those topics
Explore the ID Cards to learn more about personal experiences during the Holocaust
Recommended resources and topics if you have limited time to teach about the Holocaust.
Find articles, photos, maps, films, and more listed alphabetically
A transport of 200 Jewish children, fleeing postwar antisemitic violence in Poland, arrives at the Prague railroad station. The children are on their way to displaced persons camps in the American-occupied zone of Germany. Prague, Czechoslovakia, July 15, 1946.
Jewish displaced persons receive food aid from the United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration (UNRRA), at the Bindermichl displaced persons camp in the US zone. Linz, Austria, date uncertain.
Jewish orphans in a displaced persons center in the Allied occupation zone. Lindenfels, Germany, October 16, 1947.
Jewish refugees in the barracks at Feldafing displaced persons camp. Germany, after May 1945.
A US flag hangs from the ceiling of the main dining room at the Landsberg displaced persons camp. Germany, December 6, 1945.
A Jewish child refugee who fled eastern Europe as part of the organized postwar flight of Jews (the Brihah). Pictured here as an apprentice at the Selvino children's home for Jewish displaced persons. Italy, October 20, 1946.
Medical staff attend to infants at the children's clinic in the Zeilsheim displaced persons camp, which was in the American occupation zone of Germany. Zeilsheim, Germany, postwar.
Hot food is served at the displaced persons camp on Arzbergerstrasse. Vienna, Austria, March 1946.
This photograph shows Dina Sarna in front of a sign saying "Jewish DP Camp" in the Bad Reichenhall camp for Jewish displaced persons. Bad Reichenhall, Germany, 1947.
British soldiers guard Jewish refugees, forcibly removed from the refugee ship Exodus 1947, on trucks leaving for Poppendorf displaced persons camp. Photograph taken by Henry Ries. Kuecknitz, Germany, September 8, 1947.
Polish Jewish refugees arrive in Vienna after the war. They will be sheltered at the Rothschild Hospital displaced persons camp. A building badly damaged by bombing is visible in the background. Vienna, Austria, 1946.
Barracks in the Ebelsberg camp for Jewish displaced persons. Ebelsberg, Austria, July 1947.
View of a displaced persons camp in Salzburg, in the American occupation zone. Salzburg, Austria, May 25, 1945.
View of the Zeilsheim displaced persons camp. Zeilsheim, Germany, 1945.
View of the Zeilsheim displaced persons camp. Zeilsheim, Germany, 1947-1948.
The Zeilsheim camp was located 12 miles west of Frankfurt in the American-occupied zone of Germany.
Jewish survivors in a displaced persons camp post signs calling for Great Britain to open the gates of Palestine to the Jews. Germany, after May 1945.
We would like to thank The Crown and Goodman Family and the Abe and Ida Cooper Foundation for supporting the ongoing
work to create content and resources for the Holocaust Encyclopedia.
View the list of all donors.