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Holocaust-Era Assets

Consisting primarily of the Ardelia Hall Collection, these titles represent the investigation into looted artwork and other artifacts, as well as the effort by the United States and its allies to reunite items with their original owners.

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Allied Military Government Reports FREE 

NARA A3380. Reports, lists, and card files from Monuments, Fine Arts, and Archives (MFAA) officers in the European and Mediterranean Theaters of Operations.  

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Ardelia Hall Collection: Marburg Administrative Records FREE 

NARA M1948. Administrative files and reports documenting daily activities at the Marburg Central Collecting Point, 1945-1949.  

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Ardelia Hall Collection: Marburg Photos FREE 

NARA M1948. Photographs relating to artworks and decorative objects processed at the Marburg Central Collecting Point in Germany after World War II.  

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Ardelia Hall Collection: Marburg Property Cards FREE 

NARA M1948. Property cards from the Marburg Central Collecting Point during the period 1945-1949.  

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Ardelia Hall Collection: Miscellaneous Property Reports FREE 

NARA M1940. Property cards and surveying reports relating to German repositories that stored Nazi-confiscated works of art.  

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Ardelia Hall Collection: Munich Administrative Records FREE 

NARA M1946. Administrative records, correspondence, denazification orders, custody receipts, property cards, Jewish restitution claim records, property declarations, and other records from the Munich CCP.  

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Ardelia Hall Collection: Munich Photos FREE 

NARA M1946. Photographs of art objects stolen by the Nazis from the Linz Museum and other collections in Europe.  

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Ardelia Hall Collection: Munich Property Cards FREE 

NARA M1946. Property cards from the Munich Central Collecting Point documenting the movement and disposition of each looted object.  

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Ardelia Hall Collection: Offenbach Administrative Records FREE 

NARA M1942. Administrative records, cultural object restitution and custody records, records relating to restitution claims, and monthly reports.  

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Ardelia Hall Collection: Offenbach Photographs FREE 

NARA M1942. Photographs relating to recovered books and artifacts processed at the Offenbach Archival Depot in Germany after World War II.  

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Ardelia Hall Collection: OMGUS Records FREE 

NARA M1941. Records Concerning the Central Collecting Points ("Ardelia Hall Collection"): OMGUS Headquarters Records, 1938-1951.  

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Ardelia Hall Collection: Selected Records FREE 

NARA A3389. Records Concerning the Central Collecting Points ("Ardelia Hall Collection"): Selected Microfilm Reproductions And Related Records, 1945-1949.  

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Ardelia Hall Collection: Wiesbaden Administrative Records FREE 

NARA M1947. Textual records created at the Wiesbaden Central Collecting Point include administrative files and monthly reports.  

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Ardelia Hall Collection: Wiesbaden Photographs FREE 

NARA M1947. A "scrapbook" of photographs recording the activities and exhibits at the Wiesbaden Central Collecting Point immediately after World War II.  

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Ardelia Hall Collection: Wiesbaden Property Cards FREE 

NARA M1947. Property cards from the Wiesbaden Central Collecting Point during the period 1945-52.  

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Card File of Japanese Works Requiring Protection FREE 

NARA A3383. Records prepared by the Education Ministry of the Imperial Japanese Government in 1946 identifying cultural and historical sites in Japan requiring protection.  

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ERR Card File and Photos FREE 

NARA M1943. Records and photographic prints from the Einsatzstab Reichsleiter Rosenberg (ERR), 1940-1945.  

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OMGUS - Cultural Affairs Branch FREE 

NARA M1921. Records relating to monuments, museums, libraries, archives, and fine arts of the Office of Military Government, U.S. Zone (OMGUS) in post-war Germany, 1946-1949.  

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OMGUS - External Assets Investigation FREE 

NARA M1922. Records of the External Assets Investigation Section of the Property Division, OMGUS, 1945-1949.  

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OMGUS Finance Division - Investigations and Interrogations FREE 

NARA M1923. OMGUS Finance Division Records Regarding Investigations and Interrogations, 1945-1949.  

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OMGUS - Foreign Exchange Depository Group FREE 

NARA DN1924. Records relating to the administration and operation of the Foreign Exchange Depository Group within the Office of the Finance Advisor, OMGUS, 1944-1950.  

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OMGUS - Investigations of the Financial Intelligence Group FREE 

NARA M1925. Records relating to intelligence and financial investigations of the Financial Intelligence Group, Office of Military Government, U.S. Zone (OMGUS), 1945-1949.  

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OMGUS - Monuments, Fine Arts, and Archives FREE 

NARA M1949. Records of the Monuments, Fine Arts, and Archives (MFAA) Section of the Reparations and Restitution Branch, Office of Military Government, U.S. Zone (Germany) [OMGUS].  

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OSS Washington Secret Intelligence Records FREE 

NARA M1934. Records created for Project Safehaven, 1942-1946, to restrict German financial networks and prevent the country from funding another war.  

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Roberts Commission - Protection of Historical Monuments FREE 

NARA M1944. Records of the American Commission for the Protection and Salvage of Artistic and Historic Monuments in War Areas, 1943-1946.  

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Safehaven Reports of the War Crimes Branch FREE 

NARA M1933. Reports, letters, cables, and military attache reports referring to specific Project Safehaven reports or Safehaven-related topics.  

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USACA - German External Assets Branch FREE 

NARA M1928. Records of the German External Assets Branch of the U.S. Allied Commission for Austria (USACA) Section, 1945-1950.  

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USACA - Monuments and Fine Arts Branch FREE 

NARA M1927. The individual claims and general records of the Monuments and Fine Arts Branch of the United States Element, Allied Commission for Austria (USACA) Section, 1945-1950.  

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USACA - Property Control Branch FREE 

NARA DN1929. Cases and reports, claims processed by, and general records of the Property Control Branch of the U.S. Allied Commission for Austria (USACA) Section, 1945-1950.  

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USACA - Reparations and Restitutions Branch FREE 

NARA M1926. Records of the Reparations and Restitutions Branch of the U.S. Allied Commission for Austria (USACA) Section, 1945-1950.  

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WWII OSS Art Looting Investigation Reports FREE 

NARA M1782. Reports by the Art Looting Investigation Unit of the OSS relating to jewels, paintings, and other art objects appropriated during WWII.  

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