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Washington Conference on Holocaust-Era Assets, 30 November-3 December 1998

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Title
Washington Conference on Holocaust-Era Assets

Sponsors
US Department of State and the US Holocaust Memorial Museum

Date of Event
30 November - 3 December 1998

Description
The Department of State and the US Holocaust Memorial Museum hosted the Washington Conference on Holocaust-Era Assets at the Department of State in 1998. The Conference was attended by delegates from forty-four countries as well as a number of non-governmental bodies. The participants addressed issues surrounding the restitution of assets confiscated during the period 1933-45. The role of Holocaust education, remembrance, and research was also considered. Eleven principles for dealing with Nazi-confiscated art were endorsed.

Proceedings of the Washington Conference on Holocaust-Era Assets

The proceedings are available online here, can be ordered from the US Government Printing Office or are available for download as PDF files:

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Fact Sheets and Other Materials 

Source
Proceedings of the Washington Conference on Holocaust-Era Assets,
November 30-December 3 1998, Washington: Government Printing Office 1999.
Also available online at http://fcit.usf.edu/holocaust/resource/assets/index.HTM, accessed 2 April 2014.

 

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