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Texas Holocaust and Genocide Commission


Pride Month: Defying Nazi Persecution

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Calendar   Workshops
Location Facebook Live
Date Wed, Jun 30, 8:30am - 9:00am
Duration   30m

It was a daring and dangerous mission. To try to protect the true identities of Jews and resistance fighters hiding behind false ID cards, members of a Dutch resistance group knew they had to destroy the originals. Dressed as policemen, they entered the Amsterdam Registry and set off explosions that burned 800,000 identity cards. This Pride Month, join the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum and learn about Frieda Belinfante, one of Europe’s first female conductors and a Jewish lesbian, and painter Willem Arondeus, the gay leader of this group of artists turned resisters.

Klaus Mueller, European Representative, International Archival Programs, United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

Dr. Edna Friedberg, Historian, United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

Watch live at You do not need a Facebook account to view their program. After the live broadcast, the recording will be available to watch on demand on the USHMM's Facebook page.

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