Recommended Resources for Information about the Holodomor (Famine Genocide in Ukraine):
SURVIVOR ACCOUNTS AND MEMOIRS
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REFERENCE, GOVERNMENT REPORTS, LAWS
Sourcebooks, encyclopedia entries, bibliographies, a few simple resources on starvation; also links to the full U.S. Commission on the Famine reports; as well as U.S., Canadian, Ukrainian, and International laws, resolutions, and proclamations on recognizing the Holodomor as genocide.
PRIMARY SOURCES RELATED TO THE HOLODOMOR
Defines primary sources and provides numerous links to memoirs, diplomatic reports, and collections of media reports from the period of the Holodomor.
HOLODOMOR RESOURCES FOR TEACHERS
Lesson plans; curriculum guides; genocide education resources that include Holodomor teaching guides; power-point presentations, and videos on the Holodomor genocide for classroom use.
MAPS AND DEMOGRAPHY
Where did the famine genocide occur; how many people died and other statistics on the 1932-33 famine in Ukraine.
GENERAL SCHOLARLY WORKS ON THE HOLODOMOR AND SOME RELATED TOPICS
Research based books, book chapters and journal articles on the overall history of the Holodomor as well as some more specific and unique aspects.
THE HOLODOMOR AS GENOCIDE
Research based arguments particularly focused on the designation of the Holodomor as genocide, including Raphael Lemkin’s own paper on the genocide in Ukraine
HOLODOMOR DENIAL, PROPAGANDA, ROLE OF THE MEDIA
Research based articles and chapters about how the English language press reported on the famine of 1932-1933 and broader aspects of conditions in Ukraine during the Holodomor; e.g.: key Holodomor deniers, primarily Walter Duranty, and reporters who wrote what they saw, most notably Gareth Jones and Malcolm Muggeridge. Also research focused on official documentary evidence of what the Western governments knew at the time and the role of Soviet propaganda and Western supporters of the USSR in covering up the Holodomor.
FILM, THEATER, OPERA
Full length feature and documentary films on the Holodomor; shorter films, audio and online video; theatrical works including an opera.
AUTHENTIC HOLODOMOR PHOTOGRAPHS, OTHER VISUAL RESOURCES, THE U.S. NATIONAL HOLODOMOR MEMORIAL
Where to find verified photographs online and Holodomor related art and links to educational exhibits; also information about the U.S. Holodomor memorial.
OPINIONS AND ESSAYS
Short articles by experts on the Holodomor published mostly in non-academic sources online.
HISTORICAL FICTION AND STORIES FOR CHILDREN
Assortment of books for children and adults based wholly or in part on the Holodomor.
ADDITIONAL HOLODOMOR WEBSITES and INTERNET RESOURCES
Other useful primarily English language websites that focus on Ukrainian famine genocide information events, and resources. Also, key websites from Ukraine that offer information and resources about the Holodomor; Facebook pages of particular interest for current information and discussion.