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when: 05/21/2019 | 07.00 PM h - 08.00 PM h  
Event title The Wright Museum Education Programs
Where: Wright Museum - Wolfeboro
Category: Special
 
Event description:

Tuesday, May 21 from 7:00 – 8:00pm             

Holocaust Postal History

Presented by Justin Gordon

 

Holocaust philately is the study of postal means of communication during the Nazi era in Europe.  While it doesn’t answer major questions that still haunt us, it does offer insight into the personal, unique journeys of victims of the Nazi onslaught. In this unique presentation, Justin Gordon talks about Hitler’s rise to power, his creation of anti-Semitic laws, and how those laws were reflected in the postal system.

 

Justin Gordon, OD, is a Holocaust postal historian who has collected, exhibited and lectured on the subject for 40 years. Gordon was introduced to the Holocaust by a cantor who had survived Auschwitz.  Later, at a philatelic exhibit he saw documents, postcards and letters from Auschwitz and the Warsaw ghetto. Thus began his interest in Holocaust postal history.

 

Admission is $8.00 per person for non-members and free for Wright Museum members, unless otherwise noted. Because of limited seating, we strongly encourage you to make reservations by calling 603-569-1212. If you reserve seating and find you cannot attend, please let us know so that we may assign that seating to others.

 

Most programs begin at 7:00 p.m. and take place at the Museum, unless noted otherwise. The Museum's doors open one hour before the program begins. Please check our website, www.wrightmuseum.org, for cancellations because of unforeseen circumstances.

 

**Please note that a number of programs will be held in the Wolfeboro Town Hall’s Great Hall, doors open 30 minutes before programs at the Great Hall begin. 

 
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Homepage: http://www.wrightmuseum.org  
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