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Passport of Ellen Markiewicz, who arrived in England from Germany in 1939 through Kindertransport USHMM, courtesy of Ellen Gerber.
The Council sponsors five traveling exhibits for use at no charge in public libraries and in middle and high schools across the state. For more information and to schedule an exhibit, contact the Exhibit Coordinator (pdf, 207kb) in your region.
The Kindertransport Journey: Memory Into History
This exhibit consists of seventeen panels of photos, personal testimony, and historical background. Each school that sponsors the exhibit receives teacher packets and a free copy of the video Into the Arms of Strangers for its library (download the teacher's guide from this site).
The full exhibit can be seen online from the Kindertransport Association.
Dr. Seuss Wants You!: The Political Cartoons of Dr. Seuss, 1941-1942
This exhibit consists of fourteen panels, each of which highlights one Seuss political cartoon against fascism, anti-Semitism, and bigotry, published in PM, a New York daily newspaper. From the Center for Holocaust and Humanity Education.
Faces of Resistance: Women in the Holocaust
This exhibit highlights thirty-two women, exploring the human aspects of women and their life in the ghettos, camps, woods and rescue operations while constantly under threat of annihilation. Created by the Moreshet Holocaust Research and Study Centre at Givat Haviva in Israel.
Fences, Walls, and Butterflies. Children Confront the Holocaust through Art
Fifteen framed panels (15"x25" & 30"x25") present art work created by Israeli students at the Yad Layeled art workshop, with text panels on the educational approach of the Yad Layeled Children's Museum. From American Friends of the Ghetto Fighters' Museum.
Triumph of Life
A 2003 exhibit commemorating the 60th anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto uprising, this display consists of 44 panels (15.5" x 22.5") that depict Jewish resistance to Nazi oppression and feature individual stories of survivors. From American Friends of the Ghetto Fighters' Museum.
For more information and to schedule an exhibit, contact the Exhibit Coordinator (pdf, 207kb) in your region.