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The Dallas Holocaust Museum/Center for Education and Tolerance has commenced the planning process for a greatly expanded permanent exhibit, to be part of a future, new home for the Museum. We want our exhibit to reflect the experiences of Holocaust survivors, refugees, hidden children, and liberators in North Texas. Thus, we would like to invite you to join us in launching our artifact campaign before the exhibit is fully designed. Of particular interest are documents, photos, artifacts,…
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September 2-October 15, 2014.....

Most of the book burnings occurred in cities with universities--Munich, Berlin, Frankfort and 31 others. On the pyres were titles considered to be “un-German.” Books authored by Communists, Socialists, Liberals, Pacifists, Jews and anyone disliked by the regime, were burned.

The Nazi book burnings were viewed as the deepest affront to liberty--authors whose books would be burned including Earnest Hemingway, Jack London, Sinclair Lewis and many others were vocal in their opposition. This exhibit will involve you in the censorship discussions of in 1933 in America—8 years before the U.S. entered the war.

Fighting the Fires of Hate: America and the Nazi Book Burning

September 2- October 17, 2014...... Most of the book burnings occurred in cities with universities--Munich, Berlin, Frankfort and 31 others. On the pyres were titles considered to be "un-German.” Books authored by Communists, Socialists, Liberals, Pacifists, Jews and anyone disliked by the regime, were burned. On the night of May 10, 1933, more than 25,000 books were burned across Nazi Germany. Before the first match was struck, news of the pending censorship caught wind and spread around the…
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