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The Wiener Holocaust Library
The Wiener Holocaust Library is the world's oldest Holocaust archive and Britain's largest collection on the Nazi era.
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The Wiener Holocaust Library 9h
'An Amorous Couple' painted by Pierre Louis Goudreaux which was stolen from the Khanenko National Museum in Kyiv during the Second World War is set to be finally returned to Ukraine.
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The Wiener Holocaust Library 11h
Last night we visited for the launch of 'Another Eye'. Wonderful to see Gerty Simon's work displayed next to her contemporaries for the 1st time in 90 years! Delighted to loan 3 of her photos to this great exhibition of works by women refugees from Nazism.
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Knowledge Quarter Feb 27
KQ partner designed an online educational resource to help learners understand the key contexts, causes, events and consequences of The Holocaust. Register for the re-launch event on Wednesday 4 March!
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The Wiener Holocaust Library 15h
1933, the day after the Reichstag fire, President Hindenburg signed a decree giving Hitler emergency powers. Visit the to learn how the Nazi Party were able to suppress opposition & start the road from democracy to dictatorship
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The Wiener Holocaust Library 18h
The Library will be closing at the earlier time of 4.30pm today. We apologise for any inconvenience.
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The Wiener Holocaust Library Feb 27
Do you have any recommendations for relevant new (or old) books to add to our ? Speak to our Librarian in the Reading Room or suggest a using our website form here
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Irene Wise Feb 26
Thanks to everyone who attended my talk on Charlotte Salomon, on Wednesday evening. The Wiener Library was packed out - terrific audience, well informed and appreciative. Thanks also to for sharing her brilliant poem. Really enjoyed the evening. Thanks
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The Wiener Holocaust Library Feb 27
Delighted to be hosting the launch of Marc David Baer's new 'German, Jew, Muslim, Gay' which celebrates the life & work of Hugo Marcus. This will shed new light on a range of subjects, inc. the history of the gay rights struggle.
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The Wiener Holocaust Library Feb 27
1933, the Reichstag building burned down. The government falsely blamed the fire on a Communist effort to overthrow the state. Visit our online educational resource the to learn more about the significance of this event
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The Wiener Holocaust Library Feb 26
New to our - 'Transcending Darkness' by Estelle Glaser Laughlin. Estelle's , published 64 years after her liberation from the Nazis, is a narrative of fear, hope & resiliency. Available in the Library's
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The Wiener Holocaust Library Feb 26
further reading: 'A Gypsy in Auschwitz' by Otto Rosenberg. A haunting account of life as a Sinti during the Third Reich, Otto tells his story of family separation, abuse & cruelty at the hands of the Nazis. Available in our :
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The Wiener Holocaust Library Feb 26
2003, the war in Darfur began. Over 300,000 have died and 2.5 million have been displaced. Visit our exhibition to learn more about the genocide through the remarkable and moving drawings created by child survivors.
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The Wiener Holocaust Library Feb 26
Delighted to be hosting an evening dedicated to the art of Charlotte Salomon at the Library tonight. 'Art and Death, Life or Theatre?' will celebrate her life w/ an illustrated talk & poetry recital.
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Aaron Walawalkar Feb 26
Last month spoke to , and to find out more about this often over-looked period in history and the continuing racism against GRT communities today. Read it here:
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FFT Feb 26
Today marks the 77th anniversary of the first arrival of Roma & Sinti people from Germany at the Auschwitz-Birkenau camp complex. Our research shows that most British adults were unaware over 500,000 Roma & Sinti people were killed during the Holocaust.
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The Wiener Holocaust Library Feb 26
1943, the 1st transport of Sinti & Roma from Germany arrived at Auschwitz. They were housed in the 'Zigeunerlager' ('Gypsy camp') where conditions were deplorable. By the end of , over 21,000 Roma & Sinti had been murdered.
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The Wiener Holocaust Library Feb 25
Advance warning: The Library will be closing at the earlier time of 4.30pm on Friday 28 February. We apologise for any inconvenience.
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FFT Feb 19
One month until activist, human rights defender and indigenous Mincéir comes to London to share her research on the experience of everyday racism and the impact it has on young Gypsies, Travellers and Mincéir. An event not to miss!
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The Wiener Holocaust Library Feb 25
Two Cambodian sisters - aged 98 and 101 - have been reunited for the first time in 47 years after each thinking the other had died during the Khmer Rouge's 1970s reign of terror.
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The Wiener Holocaust Library Feb 25
"Where we look today, we find a fear of others, a resentment, a suspicion and of course that can lead to hate." Michael Morpurgo believes his story about the war-time rescue of Jewish children in occupied France is "more relevant than ever."
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