National Archives and Partners Launch New International Nazi-Era Records Internet Portal

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WASHINGTON, DC.- The National Archives and its partners today launched an international Nazi-era assets related records database – making millions of records related to Nazi-era cultural property available online for the first time. A National Archives signing ceremony today launched the new database, providing digital access to millions of Nazi-era cultural property–related records through a single Internet portal for the first time. The portal extends public access to the widely dispersed records that will enable families and institutions to research their losses, provenance researchers to locate important documentation, and historians to study newly accessible materials on the history of this period. Archivist of the United States David S. Ferriero heralded this important development: At the forefront of Holocaust restitution research efforts for over 15 years, the U.S. National