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Holocaust Collection

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In 2004, WJCT Public Broadcasting launched Remembering for the Future: The Holocaust Legacy Continues. The Community Initiative promotes awareness and understanding of the Holocaust, increases multi-generational discussion, and has established a permanent Holocaust Collection for the First Coast at Jacksonville Public Library.

The Holocaust Collection contains materials relating to one of the most horrific events in human history. The collection includes books, photographs, recordings, films and other materials that will serve as a resource for youth and adults who wish to learn about the Holocaust and the consequences of prejudice, discrimination and intolerance.

Unique resources in the collection include the Shoah testimonies. In 1994, the Shoah Foundation was established by Steven Spielberg to document the experiences of survivors and other witnesses of the Holocaust. Sixteen testimonies of local survivors are available for JPL customers to check out in DVD format or to view online in streaming video/audio format.

Click HERE to access the Shoah Foundation Collection of DVDs and Streaming Video format.

The Holocaust Collection is located at the Main library in the Grand Reading Room. Materials can be checked out.

Search the eBook Sub-collection of Holocaust Material on Gale


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Remembering for the Future’s collaborative partners include:

The Jacksonville Jewish Community Foundation and Jacksonville Jewish Federation representing the Jewish community, WJCT Public Broadcasting (media sponsor), Newspaper in Education / The Florida Times-Union, Office of the Mayor, City of Jacksonville, Jacksonville Public Library, Friends of the Jacksonville Public Library, Inc., Duval County Public Schools, Schultz Center for Leadership and Training, The Alliance for World Class Education, Cultural Council of Greater Jacksonville, Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA), The Cummer Museum of Art and Gardens, Cultural Center at Ponte Vedra Beach, Jacksonville Film Events, Inc., Theatreworks Inc., Jacksonville Human Rights Commission, Northeast Florida Center for Community and Justice, and others.


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