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Mission Statement

To collect and preserve eyewitness testimonies of Holocaust survivors, rescuers, liberators, and other eyewitnesses, and to make this unique oral history collection available to local, national, and international students and scholars for non-commercial educational and research purposes.

Description

In addition to historical documentation of the Holocaust, the Center educates students and the public about the Holocaust. Educational outreach programs include Student Awareness Days [prejudice reduction programs], volunteer interviewer training, Teachers' Institute on Holocaust Studies, Annual Visual Arts & Writing Contest, and a speakers' bureau. A reference library of over 2,500 books and films on the Holocaust is located at the Center office. The Center is an official site of the State of Florida Task Force on Holocaust Education, and under the task force's auspices, has published the State of Florida Resource Manual on Holocaust Education which has been distributed to schools throughout the state.

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http://www.holocaust.fiu.edu

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