Veranstaltungen

23. Oktober 2013 , 12:00 Uhr
Vortrag Buchpräsentation

Book Presentation: "The Rage to Live" by Anna Andlauer

Programm:

Historian and educator Anna Andlauer presents the story of young Holocaust survivors who were sheltered in an ancient Bavarian convent immediately after their liberation from the concentration camps.

The Kloster Indersdorf Children's Center was established in July 1945 by a UN team and maintained a population of 300 children from over twenty nationalities. These child survivors were traumatized, orphaned, and homeless - longing for food and attention.

To tell this little-known story, the author has tracked down 50 of the former children. Her research includes the Greta Fischer papers (Principal Welfare Officer of the Center) held at the US Holocaust Memorial Museum.

Enhanced by historical photos and film clips, Andlauer’s presentation offers insight into the creation of a therapeutic milieu for displaced children in the American Zone of post-war Germany.

Presented by The Hebrew Language Table of Library of Congress in cooperation with the Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany

PROGRAM IS FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
For more information contact: Gail Shirazi 202-707-9897, gshi@loc.gov or Galina, gtev@loc.gov

Ort:

Library of Congress Law Library Media Center Madison Building, Room 240 Independence Avenue, between 1st and 2nd Streets

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