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    Welcome to the Holocaust Center for Humanity
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    Survivor Encyclopedia: Washington State

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Holocaust Teaching Trunks: "The trunk made it REAL. It really brought home the lives and humanity of individuals." - Teacher. Free for teachers in Washington State. Learn More and Reserve Yours!

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Holocaust Writing, Art, & Film Contest! Entries due May 13, 2022. For students in grades 5-12 in WA, ID, MT and AK. Learn More & Enter!

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Finding Light in the Darkness: Interactive Virtual Exhibit. Explore Today!

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For grades 6 and up. 30 minutes. Docents can tailor the material to your class and answer students' questions. Learn More

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Learn how to implement Best Practices for teaching the Holocaust. LEARN MORE

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Artifacts from Washington State Holocaust Survivors

A poster series that promotes learning about the Holocaust through primary sources

"This series was perfect! Everyone has a bowl or a blanket…my students could connect with the objects and consequently connect with the individual stories."
 - Kirstin J., Teacher at Nooksack Valley High School

DESCRIPTION OF POSTERS
Everyday Objects consists of a set of twelve posters (size 8.5x11, double-sided). Each poster features an artifact and the story behind the object. The set is ideal for use in classrooms as an activity or display.

Each poster has been written and created with an attention to detail and language. The variety of artifacts and their corresponding stories encourage one to view the Holocaust from multiple perspectives.

The revised second edition of this series was funded by the Alfred and Tillie Shemanski Trust Fund. The original project was made possible by grants from Humanities Washington and the Women's Endowment Foundation of the Jewish Federation of Greater Seattle.

Curriculum for "Everyday Objects"
Created by master teachers, this curriculum gives teachers background information and a variety of activities for using the poster set to teach about the Holocaust and related issues which face us today. Funding for the curriculum provided by 4Culture/Lodging Tax Fund.

 

Individual Posters - available to download and print (size 8.5 x 11)

Title Page
Autograph Book
Baby Picture
Badges
Blanket
Bowl from Allach
Bowl from Lenzing
Bowl from Sobibor
Cigarette Card Album: Propaganda from the Early Nazi Regime
Identity Card
Passport
Photograph: Unaccompanied Children
Typewriter