Now is the time to be included in the Registry of Holocaust Survivors at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, D.C. The Registry seeks the names of all Holocaust survivors whether or not currently living in order to assist survivors and their families in attempts to trace missing relatives and friends, as well as to provide help to historical and genealogical researchers. Inclusion in the Registry assures that the names of survivors will be preserved for historical memory and record.

The Museum honors as survivors any persons, Jewish or non-Jewish, who were displaced, persecuted, or discriminated against due to the racial, religious, ethnic, and political policies of the Nazis and their allies between 1933 and 1945. In addition to former inmates of concentration camps, ghettos, and prisons, this definition includes, among others, people who were refugees or were in hiding.

The Registry’s database contains information on more than 190,000 survivors and their families, and it has developed into one of the main international resources for information on the fates of Holocaust survivors. In addition, the Registry tracks other Holocaust-related name-lists of both survivors and victims worldwide.

Registration forms are available either through the Web site of the Registry of Holocaust Survivors at or from the address below. Survivors can be registered posthumously by family members.

United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
100 Raoul Wallenberg Place, SW
Washington, DC 20024-2126
Tel 202.488.6130; Fax 202.314.7820
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