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Holocaust Museums and Organizations

Anne Frank Center
38 Crosby Street
Fifth Floor
New York, NY 10013

"The mission of the Anne Frank Center USA is to advance the legacy of Anne Frank and teach the lessons of her time to educate young people and communities about the consequences of intolerance and the need to identify and challenge prejudice. We utilize the Diary and spirit of Anne Frank, which provide unique tools, to inspire and empower the next generation to build a world based on mutual respect."




C.A.N.D.L.E.S. Holocaust Museum
1532 S. Third Street
Terre Haute, IN 47802

"The CANDLES (Children of Auschwitz Nazi Deadly Lab Experiments Survivors) Holocaust Museum and Education Center is dedicated to eliminating hatred and prejudice from our world and educating others about the Holocaust. We pursue this mission by working with schools and those who visit the museum, providing educational activities to both students and teachers, speaking in public, and by maintaining an educational facility. By maintaining and supporting this museum, the story of the Holocaust and the lessons to be learned from that period will continue to be shared with the public."




Dallas Holocaust Museum
211 N. Record Street
Suite 100
Dallas, TX 75202-3361

"... dedicated to reducing prejudice by teaching about the Holocaust, preserving the experience of those who survived, and honoring the memory of those who perished."




El Paso Holocaust Museum and Study Center

"Combating prejudice, ignorance and complacency by teaching about the Holocaust. The El Paso Holocaust Museum and Study Center was established in 1992 in memory of those killed by the Nazis, in honor of the survivors who endured the terrors and with respect for those who lost family and friends. The Museum's goals are to combat prejudice and bigotry through education and to instill into mankind the value and dignity of human life."




Florida Holocaust Museum
55 5th South Street
St. Petersburg, FL 33701

"The Florida Holocaust Museum honors the memory of millions of innocent men, women and children who suffered or died in the Holocaust. The museum is dedicated to teaching members of all races and cultures to recognize the inherent worth and dignity of human life in order to prevent future genocides."




Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies
Yale University Library
PO Box 208240
New Haven, CT 06520-8240

"The Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies is a collection of over 4,300 videotaped interviews with witnesses and survivors of the Holocaust. Part of Yale University's department of Manuscripts and Archives, the archive is located at Sterling Memorial Library"




Holocaust Center of Northern California
121 Steuart Street
San Francisco, CA 94105

"The Holocaust Center of Northern California is dedicated to the education, documentation, research, and remembrance of the Holocaust. The Holocaust Center has led the effort to increase awareness among the general public about the causes and consequences of racism, anti-Semitism, intolerance and indifference during the Holocaust and today."




Holocaust Documentation and Education Center
2031 Harrison Street
Hollywood, FL 33020

"The Dedication Ceremony of our new home took place on Thursday, April 27th, 2006. The Museum, which is scheduled to open in 2007, will provide a unique opportunity for the visitor to be sensitized to mankind's capacity for evil, hatred, and indifference. Through the preservation of memories, words, and silences, the Museum will keep alive that message and will commemorate the values and lessons of decency, dignity, and courage."




Holocaust Memorial Center
28123 Orchard Lake Road
Farmington Hills, MI 48334

"Illuminating the past, enlightening the future. ... the nation's first freestanding museum, dedicated to the memory of the Holocaust ..."




Holocaust Memorial: Miami Beach
1933-1945 Meridian Avenue
Miami Beach, FL 33139

"... building a permanent memorial to the memory of the six million Jewish victims of the Holocaust."




Holocaust Memorial Resource and Education Center
851 Maitland Avenue
Maitland, FL 32795

"The Holocaust Memorial Resource and Education Center of Central Florida is a not-for-profit, interfaith, interdenominational organization. Its mission is to provide educational and cultural experiences - to examine the past in order to learn from it and to help people become aware of and alert to present dangers to our freedoms, our human rights and our lives by learning the lessons of the Holocaust.

The vision of a just community in a diverse, multi-cultural setting engaged in combating the dark forces of prejudice and anti-Semitism is the focus of our work, which we undertake for the benefit of present and future generations. Thus, 'memory is transformed into study and study into memory' (Elie Wiesel) in hopes that oppression and genocide will be combated and shall never happen again to any minority group."




The Holocaust Monument
5150 Overland Avenue
Culver City, CA 90230

"The monument is place to mourn loved ones who perished in the Holocaust and have no known graves."




Holocaust Museum and Learning Center
12 Millstone Campus Drive
St. Louis, MO 63146

"Through its collections, exhibits, and programs the Holocaust Museum and Learning Center strives to educate all people about the history and consequences of the Holocaust in hope of preventing such events from happening again."




Holocaust Museum and Study Center
17 South Madison Avenue
Spring Valley, NY 10977

"The Holocaust Museum & Study Center, formerly known as the Rockland Center for Holocaust Studies, is unique in the Lower Hudson Valley Region. The idea for a permanent Center for Holocaust Studies originated with the Rockland County Holocaust Commission, which was appointed by the County Legislature on May 15, 1979. In 1988, the Center opened its doors to the public and has become an important museum, cultural and educational center for the region."




Holocaust Museum of Southwest Florida
4750 Tamiami Trail North
Suite 7
Sandalwood Square
Naples, FL 34103

"The mission of the Holocaust Museum of Southwest Florida: To teach the history and lessons of the Holocaust to people of all races and religious beliefs, to prevent its re-occurrence and to perpetuate understanding, compassion and mutual respect, tolerance and diversity for generations to come."




Holocaust Museum Houston: Education Center and Memorial
5401 Caroline Street
Houston, TX 77004-6804

"A living testament to those who died. A place to honor those who survived, and a source of education for the present and future generations."




Holocaust Resource Center
1050 Maryvale Drive
Rooom 464
Cheektowaga, NY 14225

"The Holocaust Resource Center of Buffalo is a non-profit agency that deals primarily in helping educate the community of Western New York State on the Holocaust 1933-1945."




Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center
4255 Main Street
Skokie, IL 60076

"The Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center is a project of the Holocaust Memorial Foundation of Illinois. Founded by Holocaust survivors more than 25 years ago, the organization is dedicated to teaching about the Holocaust and the dangers of unchallenged hate."




Kehila Kedosh Janina Synagogue and Museum
280 Broome Street
New York, NY 10002

"On March 25, 1944, the Jewish Community of Ioannina, Greece, was rounded up and deported to Auschwitz-Birkenau. Of the 1,960 deported, 1,850 would never return. They would perish in the Nazi death camps."

"In 2003, we were fortunate to acquire archival material from the Jewish Community of Ioannina, including the complete list of those lost in the Holocaust."

"We are deeply indebted to Leon Kabeli, who gathered these names, originally for the walls of the synagogue in Ioannina where each name is engraved in stone, and then so graciously shared them with us to enable us to publish the Memorial Book and, now, to make these names accessible on the Internet."




Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust
6435 Wilshire Blvd.
Suite 303
Los Angeles, CA 90048

"Founded in 1961 by actual Holocaust Survivors, The Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust was the first museum of its kind in the United States. Since then, the Museum has been active in the Los Angeles Jewish Community and has worked tirelessly to tell the story of the Holocaust to younger generations."




Museum of Jewish Heritage - A Living Memorial to the Holocaust
36 Battery Place
Battery Park City
New York, NY 10280

"Created as a living memorial to those who perished during the Holocaust, our Museum honors those who died by celebrating their lives - cherishing the traditions that they embraced, examining their achievements and faith, and affirming the vibrant worldwide Jewish community that is their legacy today.

The two quotes that define the Museum's mission - Remember, Never Forget ... There Is Hope For Your Future - also define the Museum's perspective on the events of the twentieth century Jewish experience. Although the Museum centers on life before, during, and after the Holocaust, the obligation to remember is enriched and enhanced by a commitment to the principles of social justice, education, and culture."




New Mexico Holocaust and Intolerance Museum and Study Center
415 Central Avenue NW
Albuquerque, NM 87102

"... the New Mexico Holocaust & Intolerance Museum and Study Center, A National Institute for the Prevention of Hate and Intolerance. Our organization is dedicated to combating hate and intolerance through education. We are one of the few organizations of our type in the United States as our purpose is not just to educate people about the Holocaust, but to include other genocides that have affected people around the world. We are not limited to one religion, culture, geographic area or time." (from website)




Simon Wiesenthal Center
1399 South Roxbury
Los Angeles, CA 90035

Mission Statement

The Simon Wiesenthal Center is an international Jewish human rights organization dedicated to repairing the world one step at a time. The Center's multifaceted mission generates changes through the Snider Social Action Institute and education by confronting antisemitism, hate and terrorism, promoting human rights and dignity, standing with Israel, defending the safety of Jews worldwide, and teaching the lessons of the Holocaust for future generations. With a constituency of over 400,000 households in the United States, it is accredited as an NGO at international organizations including the United Nations, UNESCO, and the Council of Europe. Headquartered in Los Angeles, the Simon Wiesenthal Center maintains offices in New York, Toronto, Palm Beach, Paris Buenos Aires and Jerusalem.

The Museum of Tolerance, the Center's educational arm, founded in 1993 challenges visitors to confront bigotry and racism, and to understand the Holocaust in both historic and contemporary contexts. It hosts 350,000 visitors annually including 130,000 students.




United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
100 Raoul Wallenburg Place, SW
Washington DC, 20024-2126

"The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum is America's national institution for the documentation, study, and interpretation of Holocaust history, and serves as this country's memorial to the millions of people murdered during the Holocaust."




USC Shoah Foundation Institute for Visual History
Leavey Library
650 W 35th Street
Suite 114
Los Angeles, CA 90089-2571

[The Shoah Foundation Institute for Visual History mission is ] " ... to overcome prejudice, intolerance, and bigotry — and the suffering they cause — through the educational use of visual history testimonies."




Virginia Holocaust Museum
2000 East Carey Street
Richmond, VA 23223

"The Virginia Holocaust Museum was founded in 1997 by three individuals in an effort to preserve and educate people of the atrocities of the Holocaust of World War II. These visionaries are Mark Fetter, Business Man, Jay M. Ipson, Business Man and Holocaust Survivor and Al Rosenbaum, Business Man and Artist."





Holocaust History Project

"The Holocaust History Project is a free archive of documents, photographs, recordings, and essays regarding the Holocaust, including direct refutation of Holocaust-denial."





"NAAF Project is an on-line memorial to the Holocaust. NAAF stands for Never Again, Always and Forever. The Project's goals is to use the Internet as a unique and eternal resource, presenting Holocaust fact and information to any person that has online access. The Memorial will grow over time as funding allows, and as more people become intimately familiar with the Site."

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