The project, named DigiBaeck (www.lbi.org/digibaeck), offers a digital gateway to LBI's growing collections. It already includes 3.5 million pages of material that ranges from the personal papers and photographs of luminaries like Albert Einstein and Moses Mendelssohn to letters, diaries, recipes, and other ephemera chronicling the lives of everyday people over five centuries. The collection encompasses documents in German and over a dozen other languages, and many pieces in the collection include English translations.
You can read more about this new archive at http://www.germany.info/Vertretung/usa/en/__pr/GIC/2012/10/12LBIarchive.html. DigiBaeck is available at http://www.lbi.org/digibaeck
My thanks to Judy Schneider for telling me about this new online resource.
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