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Days of remembrance April 7–14, 1991 : fifty years ago : from terror to systematic murder : planning guide

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Days of remembrance April 7–14, 1991 : fifty years ago : from terror to systematic murder : planning guide
Call No: 051 H75 1991

Call Number051 H75 1991
Statement of ResponsibilityUnited States Holocaust Memorial Council.
Creators & Contributors
United States Holocaust Memorial Council (author)
Summary"The purpose of this Guide is twofold: to provide the reader with background historical information on the Holocaust during 1941, from January 1 through December 31; and to provide materials and sources for additional materials that will assist commemoration program coordinators to plan Days of Remembrance events." Page xii
  • Message from President George Bush, April 23, 1990
  • Dear friend
  • Acknowledgements
  • Days of Remembrance Committee membership
  • Use of this planning guide
  • Introduction
  • Section 1. Chronology of events: 1941
  • Section 2. "Fifty years ago: from terror to systematic murder"
    • Excerpt from: The decision concerning the "Final Solution"
    • Nazi paperwork of the "Final Solution": origins and authentication of the Wannsee Protocol
    • Excerpt from: The Einsatzgruppen reports
  • Section 3. Reflections
    • Reflections from the West: excerpts from:
      • Leo Baeck: A people stands before its god
      • Etty Hillesum: An interrupted life
      • Abraham Raisky: We fought back in France
      • The road to genocide: the destiny of Europe's Gypsies
      • Bubili: a young Gypsy's fight for survival
      • Valerie Wolffenstein: Shadow of a star
      • Jehovah's Witnesses: members of the Kusserow family
      • Vera Gissing: A refugee in England
      • And in the United States: period articles from The New York Times
    • Photographs
    • Reflections from the East: excerpts from:
      • Emmanuel Ringelblum: Notes from the Warsaw Ghetto
      • Chaim A. Kaplan: Scroll of agony
      • David Rubinowicz: a diary
      • Mordechai Pdchlebnik: Chelmno
      • Franz Schalling: Chelmno
      • The Cracow Ghetto pharmacy
      • Luzer Lyskind: grandmother
      • The Iasi pogrom, June 1941
      • Tadeusz Rosicki: Poles remember the Holocaust
      • Gypsy camp in the Lodz Ghetto
      • The Chronicle of the Lodz Ghetto
      • Abraham Sutzkever: I am lying in this coffin
      • Lilly Pancis: Deportation to the East
      • Jan Lipke: An unusual man
      • Robert: Rachel's wedding
      • Yitzhak Arad: Under the swastika again
    • Reflections from the Far and Middle East: excerpts from:
      • The Fugu Plan
      • Hannah Senesh in Palestine
  • Section 4. Planning aids
    • Introduction
    • National Civic Commemoration of the Days of Remembrance, April 24, 1990
    • Wall of Remembrance: United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. An introduction
    • Sample civic proclamation
    • Sample news release
    • Suggested resources
    • Suggested planning check list
  • Section 5. References
Physical Description xiii, 210 pages : illustrations, folded maps, facsimiles ; 28 cm
Carrier Typevolume
PublisherWashington, D.C. : U.S. Holocaust Memorial Council
  • Cover title: Fifty years ago : from terror to systematic murder : 1991 days of remembrance : Sunday, April 7 through Sunday, April 14, 1991
  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 184–207)
RecognitionGifted by the United States Holocaust Memorial Council