World War II Survivor, Kristallnacht

Joseph Koek, survivor of World War II, will share his experiences on Thurs., Nov. 7th, at 5:30pm in Heide 100. At this time attendees will also join the Jewish Student Organization in commemorating the 75th anniversary of Kristallnacht (Night of Broken Glass, which refers to the many windows broken in synagogues and Jewish-owned homes and businesses during pogroms that took place on November 9-10, 1938).

Andersen Library has resources for learning more. Search HALCat for book or videos including Kristallnacht: The Nazi night of terror (3rd-floor Main Collection, DS135 .G33 F56 1989), Night of pogroms: “Kristallnacht,” November 9-10, 1938 (2nd-floor Federal Documents, Y 3.H 74:2 P 75), and Coming of age in the Holocaust: The last survivors remember (3rd-floor Main Collection, D804.3 .G353 2002).

For assistance with finding materials, please ask a librarian.

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About Barbara

I am a Reference & Instruction librarian, head of that department in Andersen Library, an associate professor, and a member of the General Education Review Committee and Faculty Senate. I've been working at UW-W since July 1, 1990.
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