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Survivor Photos in a Museum Collection

Karen Becher from the National Holocaust Centre and Museum, discusses the role of private photos of Holocaust survivors in the museum's collection.

Karen Becher is a Senior Educator at the National Holocaust Centre and Museum. In this short film, she talks you through some examples of private photos of Holocaust survivors in the museum’s collection, and considers what role they play as part of the museum’s mission.

In the discussion step, we would love to hear your views of the questions Karen raises at the end. Should museum use personal photo collections? If so, how can they best be used? And have you seen examples of a meaningful use of such images elsewhere that you may want to share?

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