Digital Primary Sources: Jewish Victims, Gender, and Sexuality During the Holocaust

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Experiencing History | Holocaust Sources in Context is an open-access primary source tool that offers theme-based collections designed to support university-level study of complex topics through the Holocaust and the history that surrounds it.

This multimedia resource allows students to connect with the human experience of the Holocaust through personal accounts and artifacts curated around purposeful themes that break down complex bodies of knowledge into short, contextualized areas of exploration. Through the study of these compelling first-hand accounts, students are prompted to uncover profound questions and deeply examine the world we live in.

Sources in Experiencing History's collection Gender, Sexuality, and the Holocaust explore how gender roles transformed during a period of war and genocide, centering the ways in which sexuality and desire affected people's experiences.