The Great Depression and the Second World War
Archival documents bring alive the stories of those fleeing the Holocaust and relocating to Western Pennsylvania. Students will explore the experiences of several families seeking to leave Nazi Germany and the agencies and people in Pittsburgh who were trying to help them. Powerful documents will be examined using a framework developed to complement the Act 70 Holocaust, Genocide and Human Rights Violations legislation.
Grade Levels: 8 – 12
Program Length: 2 hours
Maximum: 50 students
Cost: $8 per student