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Visiting the Exhibition

Americans and the Holocaust
March 22-April 26, 2023 Albertsons Library at Boise State University

Albertsons Library welcomes visitors to the Americans and the Holocaust exhibition from March 22 through 5:00 p.m. April 26, 2023.

The exhibit is free and open to the public on the first floor of the library during regular library hours.

Volunteer docents will be available during select hours beginning Monday, March 27, 2023.

School groups will be visiting the exhibit on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Fridays between 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.

Contact Gwyn Hervochon with any questions about your visit.

This exhibition includes graphic content that may not be suitable for all audiences.

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Related Exhibits on Display

Boise’s Congregation Ahavath Beth Israel at 128

A companion display to Americans and the Holocaust inviting visitors to learn about the histories of the Beth Israel Synagogue and the Ahavath Israel Synagogue. This exhibit of historic photographs and records from the Boise City Archives spans 128 years, documenting Boise’s Jewish history, the formation of two congregations, the construction of Temple Beth Israel followed by that of Ahavath Israel, the merging of two religious movements, and the relocation of the oldest synagogue in continuous use west of the Mississippi River from 11th and State Street to its current location on the Boise Bench on Latah Street.

Unless otherwise stated, materials in the cases can be researched at the Boise City Archives.

The City of Boise would like to thank Congregation Ahavath Beth Israel for the donation of these records for public access and research.

First floor, Albertsons Library, adjacent to Americans and the Holocaust.

Incarceration and Neutrality: Idahoans Respond to World War II

Inspired by Americans and the Holocaust themes, this exhibit uses documents from Boise State’s Special Collections and Archives to show two responses of Idahoans to World War II.

First floor, Albertsons Library, adjacent to Americans and the Holocaust.

Americans and the Holocaust display at the Luminary

In support of the Library’s exhibition, Boise State’s Stein Luminary will host supplementary interactive digital content from the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum’s collections. During select days and times, visitors may explore videos and photographs related to Americans and the Holocaust in the Luminary’s all-digital museum space using touch-activated screens and immersive projection. Visit the Luminary’s website and learn more about the gallery’s unique capabilities.

At the Keith and Katherine Stein Luminary, Center for Visual Arts, (map, approx. 5-minute walk from Albertsons Library)
**April 4 through April 18, Tuesday through Thursday, 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm**

Exhibition Nazism in the News and Nazi Olympics
15 January 2020, The Americans and the Holocaust, American Library Association (ALA) traveling exhibition on display in the Meyerhoff Theater and Well.