Yad Veshem's Holocaust archives online

Earlier today, Google and Yad Veshem, the Jerusalem-based center for remembering the Holocaust's victims and survivors, announced their partnership to digitize the center's photograph and document collections and make them available via the web.

Here are a few clips from Yad Vashem's announcement:

"Marking International Holocaust Remembrance Day, Yad Vashem and Google announced a partnership that will greatly facilitate preservation of and access to the world’s largest historical collection on the Holocaust."

"This initiative will not only bring this valuable information to a much wider audience worldwide, but it will allow people around the world to contribute, by identifying the stories behind photos and documents, adding their own stories and knowledge to the site."

"As of today, 130,000 photos from Yad Vashem’s archive will be viewable in full resolution online. This is a first step towards bringing the vast Yad Vashem archive online over time."

Read Yad Vashem's Announcement
Read Google's Announcement
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