War and Resistance Center Groningen (OVCG)

OVCG is a documentation and information center for the Second World War in the city and province of Groningen. OVCG administers an extensive and unique resistance archive that contains the names of more than 95% of individuals who actively or passively contributed to the resistance in Groningen. In addition, OVCG collects newspapers, documents, diaries, photographs, posters, letters, audiovisual material and objects related to the occupation, liberation and reconstruction of the province of Groningen. The emphasis throughout is on the resistance, its regional character, words and images and the personal stories behind the objects and documents. The collection is used in the preparation of lesson plans, exhibitions and information. In addition, the OVCG answers inquiries from relatives and other interested parties, assists in research and conducts its own research as well.