The Brill Family Resource Center

Brill Family Resource CenterWe are proud to offer a space for comprehensive research into and learning about the Holocaust-particularly its impact on survivors who now live in the Midwest. This unparalleled collection of information includes an interactive library featuring the Midwest Visual History Collection of the USC Shoah Foundation Institute for Visual History and Education, more than 13,000 selections of adult and juvenile fiction, non-fiction, and reference titles in over 12 languages, and hundreds of videos and multimedia resources.


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View Bibliography and Videography (PDF Document)

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Contact the library with requests and questions.

Library Resources

The Lachman Library Collection:

  • Holocaust Encyclopedias
  • Anthologies of European ghettos and resistance movements

Miller Interactive Library:

Voices of the Holocaust:

  • Includes one of Dr. David Boder’s original oral recorders (developed at the Illinois Institute of Technology by Marvin Camras) used in the IIT Voices of the Holocaust Project

Other Resources

  • More than 13,000 selections of adult and juvenile fiction, non-fiction, and reference titles
  • Hundreds of videos and multimedia resources
  • A large periodical collection including current journals


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