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August 2019

Postal Service in the Lodz Ghetto 1940-1944

August 26, 2019 - September 30, 2019
National Archives – Lodz, plac Wolności 1, 91-415
Łódź, Poland

In recognition of the 75th anniversary of the final liquidation of the Lodz Ghetto in the summer of 1944, rare letters and post cards from the Spungen Foundation and State Archive in Lodz created a unique exhibition that will open in Lodz Poland on Monday August 26th.

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April 2019

NCEA – National Catholic Educators Association

April 23, 2019
McCormick Place Convention Center Chicago, Illinois United States

Along with Mr. James Schuster, history teacher at Carmel Catholic High School (Mundelein, IL), Danny Spungen will be exhibiting and talking about artifacts/documents that have made an impression on Carmel students over the years.

- Brochure

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March 2019

Phi Theta Kappa Honors in Action Conference

March 21, 2019 - March 23, 2019
Inver Hills Community College, 2500 80th St E
Inver Grove Heights, MN 55076 United States

The Spungen exhibit will spend the week of March 18th, 2019 in the Inver Grove Heights region working with Professor Vicky Knickerbocker and the Action Conference she is hosting. More details to follow.

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Survivors Week

March 17, 2019
Billings West High School Billings, MT United States

The Spungen Foundation since the summer of 2014 has given scholarships to graduating seniors from Billings (Montana) West High School for going to Auschwitz with Eva Kor (CANDLES Holocaust Museum, Terre Haute IN).

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December 2018

Valparaiso University

December 4, 2018 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Valparaiso University, Heritage Room-Harre Union
Valparaiso, IN United States

An Informal Discussion with Former Shanghai Jewish Refugee, Harry J. Abraham. Open to entire University community.

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Carmel Catholic High School

December 3, 2018
Carmel Catholic High School Mundelein, IL United States

For the 1st time, Zofia Gadomska will speak about her Polish parents (Stanisław & Stefania Prycak) and uncle Michał Pyrcak. The family hid 17 Jewish people in their barn in a small Polish village during WWII. One day when the uncle was out buying food, he was handed over to the Germans, sent to a concentration and was never seen again. All 17 Jewish people survived and the family was honored as Righteous Among Nations by Israel’s Yad Vashem. For students and invited guests only.

Prycak - Yad Vashem Introduction

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November 2018

Padua Catholic Academy

November 19, 2018 @ 1:15 pm - 2:15 pm
Padua Catholic Academy, 905 N Broom St.
Wilmington, DE 19806 United States

The Spungen Foundation is honored to be one of the sponsors for Eva Kor speaking to students and invited guests.

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October 2018

Carmel Catholic High School

October 31, 2018
Carmel Catholic High School Mundelein, IL United States

The Spungen exhibit will be displayed for students, faculty and invited guests only.

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May 2018

CANDLES Holocaust Museum

May 19, 2018
CANDLES Holocaust Museum Terre Haute, IN United States

llie Merar was born in 1926 in Lauterecken, Germany. In 1933 the Nazis published an anti-Semitic article in the local paper degrading the Loeb’s retail store. At the age of eleven, Ellie and her family escaped the ever-growing anti-Semitism in Germany. They were sponsored by an American Aunt and Uncle living in Terre Haute, Indiana.

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CANDLES Holocaust Museum

May 3, 2018
CANDLES Holocaust Museum Terre Haute, IN United States

Be the Change Series - Keynote speaker: Sam Mihara, Heart Mountain internee. During WWII, Sam was imprisoned with his family at Heart Mountain, Wyoming. He was just 9 years old and was one of 120,000 Japanese Americans forced into prison camps. Today Sam is a national speaker on mass imprisonment and a lecturer at UCLA, U.C. Berkeley, and Harvard.

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