Tuesday, March 22, 2011

Children Displaced During World War II

After the end of World War II, relief agencies photographed some of the many displaced children who survived, in order to help them find their families.  The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum is now trying to find out what happened to those children.

The Museum has placed online a gallery of about 1,100 photos of children whose photographs were taken after the end of the war.  The gallery can be viewed by name or by browsing.  The Museum's new campaign, Remember Me?, seeks help from the public to learn about these children and what happened to them, and perhaps to reconnect them with family members and with those who provided care at the end of the war.

If you have information about any of the children, you can submit that information online and leave comments.  Even if you don't know any of the children, you can help publicize the Web site.

The Remember Me? project can be found at http://rememberme.ushmm.org/.

1 comment:

  1. In a short (1:23) YouTube video, a Holocaust survivor talks about the importance of the Remember Me? project:


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