Open hearts—closed doors : the War Orphans Project : a companion guide to the Journey to Canada discovery kit

Library Component

Dates[2015]; ©2002
Statement of ResponsibilityWritten by Frieda Miller ; Design, 7th Floor Media, Simon Fraser University ; Research, Nina Krieger and Scott Anderson ; Copy editing, Jennifer Douglas.
Creators & ContributorsMiller, Frieda (author)
Krieger, Nina (contributor)
Anderson, Scott (contributor)
Douglas, Jennifer (editor)
7th Floor Media (contributor)
SummaryThis teacher's guide offers an introduction and overview to the Open Hearts - Closed Doors : The War Orphans Project virtual exhibit and how it can be used alongside the Journey to Canada discovery kit.
  • Introduction
  • The orphans' stories
  • Working with artifacts
  • Before the war
  • In hiding
  • The concentration camps
  • Liberation
  • Displaced Persons' Camps / orphanages
  • Where can we go?
  • The journey
  • Welcome to Canada
  • New lives
  • Canadian immigration overview
  • Credits
  • Appendix A: Map of Auschwitz II-Birkenau
  • Appendix B: Immigration identification card
Physical Description 13 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm
Carrier Typevolume
PublisherVancouver : Vancouver Holocaust Education Centre



Krieger, Nina (contributor)

Anderson, Scott (contributor)


7th Floor Media (contributor)