Resources for Albert

Resources Related to Albert’s Story

To continue your study of this topic and to help with your research, use the following additional sources. Books preceded by an asterisk are recommended for middle and high school students.

Books

Nuremberg Laws

  • Second Degree: My Childhood in Nazi Germany.
    Koehn, Ilse. Mischling, New York, 1977.
    Memoir of woman who, as a six year old girl, was defined as a Jew by the Nuremberg laws.
  • The Nuremberg Laws (Words that Changed History Series)
    Newman, Amy. San Diego, 1999.
    Overview of the Nuremberg Laws and how they relate to the Holocaust.
  • Kristallnacht

  • 48 Hours of Kristallnacht
    Bard, Mitchell G. Guilford, CT, 2010.
    Retells survivors’ stories of Kristallnacht.
  • Cuba/ St. Louis

  • Tropical Secrets: Holocaust Refugees in Cuba
    Engle, Margarita. New York, 2009.
    Historical fiction about a Jewish boy who escapes to Cuba from Nazi Germany.
  • Tropical Diaspora: The Jewish Experience in Cuba.
    Levine, Robert M. Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 1993.
    The experience of Cuban Jews from their immigration in the 1920s and 1930s to their flight from Cuba after the rise of Fidel Castro.
  • Refuge Denied: The St. Louis Passengers and the Holocaust
    Ogilvie, Sarah A. and Miller, Scott. Madison, WI, 2006.
    The result of research into the lives of the passengers of the St. Louis.
  • Refugees

  • Hitler’s Exiles: Personal Stories of the Flight from Nazi Germany to America.
    Anderson, Mark K., ed. New York: New York Press, 1998.
    A range of accounts from people who fled Germany and settled in America.
  • Terezin

  • Leo Baeck: Teacher of Theresienstadt
    Friedlander, Albert. New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1968.
    Biography of one of the leading rabbis of pre-war German Jewry.

Websites

Films

  • Camera of My Family
    19 minutes, 1979
    Depiction of Jewish family life in Germany immediately before the Holocaust.
  • Outcast: Jewish Persecution in Nazi Germany 1933 – 1938
    40 minutes, 1997
    A history of the persecution of Jews in Germany under the Nazis, from the rise of Hitler through Kristallnacht, including testimony of those who were teenagers at the time.
  • Double Crossing: The Story of the St. Louis
    29 minutes, 1992
    This film uses archival footage and survivor interviews to examine the doomed voyage of the St. Louis, a ship filled with European Jews seeking refuge from the Nazi regime.

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