Monthly Archives: October 2013

Experiencing 1933, One Day and One Document at a Time

May 3, 1933. Holding a cone full of candy, six-year-old Peter Jacob smiles shyly at the camera—he has just had his first day of school at the public Elementary School 25 in Sybelstrasse steps away from his parent’s home in Berlin. Visit the 1933 project to learn more about Peter.

The Jewish Museum Berlin’s online project “1933: The Beginning of the End of German Jewry” presents a variety of primary source materials that bear witness to the disenfranchisement and exclusion of German Jews in 1933.