Voices of the Liberators

This article was published by the Naples Daily News on Tuesday, March 17th.      

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International Holocaust Remembrance Day 2015

2015 marks the 70th Anniversary of the end of World War II and the liberation of the concentration camps.  The United Nations determined that January 27th each year will be recognized as International Holocaust Remembrance Day.  It was on this date in 1945 that the most well-known death camp, Auschwitz, was liberated by the Russian […]

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“Dearest Pauline” in the News!

We’ve been getting great coverage of the new exhibit Dearest Pauline: A World War II Healer Writes Home.  Check out these stories, then come on in! WGCU Radio    Dearest Pauline Florida Weekly    War Letters Tell Story of Love and Liberation Naples Daily News    Letters from the Edge of Hell

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Hollywood’s Who’s Who in World War II

  Summer 2014 Naples, FL – The Holocaust Museum & Education Center of Southwest Florida announces a cool new exhibit for the hot summer months. “Hollywood’s Who’s Who in World War II” highlights the wartime contributions and experiences of many popular personalities from the entertainment, sports and music fields. On display through August 16th, the […]

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“The Ghost Army” visits Naples!

This article was originally published in the Naples Daily News in April 2014 Naples, FL – The Holocaust Museum & Education Center of Southwest Florida is exposing a secret from World War II.  Artists of Deception: The Ghost Army of World War II is currently on display and shares the story of the 23rd Headquarters […]

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International Holocaust Remembrance Day

Originally published in the Naples Daily News on Monday, January 13, 2014 Written by Amy Snyder On January 27, 1945 the Soviet Army liberated the Nazi death camp called Auschwitz.  Although several camps had been liberated before this, and certainly after, this event is the one that stands out in the minds of the public […]

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The Holocaust Museum Heads Back to School!

Originally published in the Naples Daily News on August 23, 2013 Article written by Amy Snyder, Executive Director If we had a dollar for every time someone has said “I didn’t know we had a Holocaust Museum in Naples”, we wouldn’t have to do any fundraising!  That comment has decreased over the past two years, […]

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Spirit of ’45

Originally published in The Naples Daily News on August 4, 2013 Written by Amy Snyder, Executive Director Ft. Myers – In early June, I was invited to participate in a very personal and significant event.  The family of Dorothy Paulson Carlson invited me to attend a short ceremony held at Health Park Rehab in Ft. […]

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Calypso on display at the Holocaust Museum

Calypso: Singing the News of the Day Originally published in The Naples Daily News on June 19, 2013 Written by Amy Snyder, Executive Director About a year ago, I met an engaging gentleman named Dick Spottswood.  We were both at the WGCU studios for an interview; Dick with a local bluegrass group and I for […]

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Memorial Day Talk – Righteous Among Nations

By Amy Snyder – originally posted at the NaplesNews.com http://www.naplesnews.com/news/2013/may/19/guest-column-holocaust-museum-to-host-special/ The honor of Righteous Among Nations was recently bestowed upon a family in southern France thanks to the efforts of Holocaust Survivor Renée Beddouk. In the spring of 1940, the German military invaded France and the country was quickly divided into two sections: the “Occupied […]

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