Monday, July 12, 2021

Upcoming Digital Events @ USHMM, July 14 and 20

Upcoming Virtual Events


Wednesday, July 14, 9:30 a.m. ET

Comics Take on Hitler and the Nazis

Superheroes battled the comic book version of Adolf Hitler in World War II-era comics, teaching many children for the first time about the Nazis. But it took years before the Holocaust and Jewish victims were clearly identified in graphic novels. Learn how cartoonists helped shed light on one of the darkest chapters in history.

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Tuesday, July 20, 7 p.m. ET

Piecing Together One Family’s Holocaust History

Can preserving Holocaust evidence and researching family trees deepen understanding of history? Explore how personal artifacts help families trace their past and the inspiring story told in a documentary about a Barcelona woman whose parents escaped Nazi Germany. After their deaths, their letters and photographs led her to discover relatives in six countries.

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Photos: A boy from Germany reads a comic book at a school for refugee children in New York, 1942. Library of Congress, Marjory Collins; Holocaust survivor Michael Gruenbaum (formerly Grunbaum), pictured with his mother, Margaret, in 1930, discovered that he is related to Dory Sontheimer, who is featured in the documentary The Seven Boxes. US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Michael Gruenbaum



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