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On September 21, 2014, the International Day of Peace, we will host PEACE DAY DALLAS - AWARENESS ADVENTURE, from 10 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
The Awareness Adventure is a three-and-a-half mile loop with clues and answers regarding Dallas’ journey through history. The touring mobile app will guide participants through downtown Dallas, highlighting our city’s past and intertwining it with the current day to challenge participants to be part of a more progressive and tolerant city. The event starts (registration) and ends in the heart of downtown Dallas at the Dallas Holocaust Museum.

Peace Day Dallas

On September 21, 2014, the International Day of Peace, we will host PEACE DAY DALLAS - AWARENESS ADVENTURE, from 10 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. •WHAT: The Awareness Adventure is a three-and-a-half mile loop with clues and answers regarding Dallas’ journey through history. The touring mobile app will guide participants through downtown Dallas, highlighting our city’s past and intertwining it with the current day to challenge participants to be part of a more progressive and tolerant city. •WHERE:…
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North Texas Giving Day is September 18

If you make a donation to the Museum via the link, NorthTexasGivingDay.org, your donation of at least $25 will help us receive extra funds to support our educational work throughout North Central Texas, Oklahoma and Louisiana. We teach that choices have impact. We remind people of the destruction and suffering that hatred and bigotry can cause. Our mission extends beyond our doors. Every gift of $25 or more will go further with more than $1.5 million dollars in bonus funds and prizes that we…
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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 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. 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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