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View Never-Before-Seen Belongings of Holocaust Survivors During This Exhibit

Dedicated to honoring history, the Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center is perhaps best expressed in our founding principle: Remember the Past, Transform the Future. The museum fulfills its mission through the exhibition, preservation and interpretation of its collections and through education programs and initiatives that foster the promotion of human rights and the elimination of genocide.

With that being said, Stories of Survival is a landmark exhibit that showcases more than 60 never-before-seen personal items brought to America by Survivors of the Holocaust and genocide. Each artifact is dramatically showcased alongside oversized photographs by renowned documentarian Jim Lommasson with handwritten responses by Survivors or their family members.

The objects are as every day as a baby doll and a black suitcase and as symbolic as a young mother’s cookbook and a wedding announcement—saved by local Survivors from genocides around the world, including Armenia, Bosnia, Cambodia, Iraq, Rwanda, South Sudan, and Syria.

When you've lost everything, a single object can take on extraordinary meaning. We welcome you to view this eye-opening exhibit at Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center!

At 444 Social Luxury Apartments in Lincolnshire, Illinois, we believe it’s important to integrate yourself into the community, which is why we suggest attending this event. Meeting new people, having unfamiliar experiences, and joining neighborhood activities is the key to an exceptional lifestyle.

Event Time/Date:
Sunday, December 2, 2018—10:00 AM

Event Venue Location:
Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center
9603 Woods Drive
Skokie, Illinois 60077

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