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Click on the display below or use this link to explore the oral histories of Holocaust survivors who immigrated to and live(d) in Tompkins County. Discussion questions and additional learning guides are tailored for each interview. 

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Trigger Warning(s): Holocaust, war, antisemitism, genocide, Nazis, historical trauma

Designed in collaboration by Ithaca College Park Scholars & Ithaca Area United Jewish Community © 2019-2021 The History Center in Tompkins County 

The Holocaust Education oral histories and curriculum guides were coordinated by the Ithaca Area United Jewish Community as a collaborative project with The History Center in Tompkins County and Park Scholars from Ithaca College from 2019-2021. 

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Located inside the Tompkins Center for History & Culture

110 North Tioga Street

(On the Ithaca Commons) 

Ithaca NY, 14850 USA

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