A Home for Refugees

"Georgia's Response to the Holocaust" is an exhibit series inspired by the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum’s 2014 Days of Remembrance theme: “Confronting the Holocaust: American Responses.”

The exhibit series examines how individuals and organizations in Georgia responded during the Holocaust and how citizens and lawmakers recognize the important role Holocaust education plays in cultivating the ability to make good choices, develop strong character and promote engaged citizenship. 


Are you interested in hosting this exhibit?

  1. Please read the Borrower's Information Packet.
  2. Review the current tour schedule to ensure the exhibit is not already booked during the dates you would like to request.
  3. Once you have read and agree to the requirements listed in the packet, please submit a booking request. Please note that requests must be sent a minimum of 3 weeks prior to the preferred display date. Please be aware that the Georgia Commission on the Holocaust is busiest from February through May. For requests during this season, we encourage you to submit your request two to three months in advance.

The first installment of the "Georgia's Response to the Holocaust" series is “A Home for Refugees”, which tells the stories of seven survivors who left Europe after Hitler’s rise to power and began new lives in Georgia. The Holocaust survivors featured in “A Home for Refugees” include Henry Birnbrey, Henry Gallant, Herschel Greenblat, Ben Hirsch, Herbert Kohn, Rubin and Lola Lanksy. Photos included in the exhibit are courtesy of The William Breman Jewish Heritage Museum. 

Please click here to read the full bios of the survivors featured in "A Home for Refugees."

Click here to learn about other panels in the series "Georgia's Response to the Holocaust." Single installments or the entire series are available for loan to schools and organizations. 

Specifications

Each installment is a single free-standing panel measuring 98" by 98". 

Please click here for panel set-up instructions.

Booking

Interested in book this exhibit to display in your community? Please download the Borrower's Information Packet and review the requirements and guidelines.

Click here to submit a booking request. Please be sure to review the current tour dates before submitting a request. 

Booking requests must be submitted a minimum of 3 weeks prior to requested display date.

Fees

There is no rental fee at this time for this exhibit. However, hosts are required to cover the travel expenses for the Georgia Commission on the Holocaust staff member(s) for set-up and take-down of the exhibit unless other arrangements have been made. As travel expenses will vary depending on location, distance, and availability the Georgia Commission on the Holocaust is unable to provide an estimate until booking negotiations begin with the host.
 
No admission fee may be charged to the public to view the exhibit unless the host has a standard admission in place at the facility.

Promotional Materials

All promotional materials must be designed using templates provided by the Georgia Commission on the Holocaust unless other arrangements are made.
 
All promotional materials must be approved by the Georgia Commission on the Holocaust staff prior to public distribution.
 
All promotion must include the Georgia Commission on the Holocaust logo and website address.
 
The Georgia Commission on the Holocaust will include the location of and display duration for all exhibit hosts on www.holocaust.georgia.gov.
 
The borrower is responsible for any printing fees for promotional materials.
 
To download the press release template, please click here.
 

Current Tour Schedule

2016

Anne Frank in the World: 1929-1945 - Sandy Springs, GA March 16 - May 4
Fort Gordon - August, GA May 12