FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 14, 2019
Exhibit at NH State Library:
‘Poles Saving Jews During German Occupation, 1939-1945’
The international exhibit “Poles Saving Jews During the German Occupation, 1939-1945” will be on view weekdays at the New Hampshire State Library in Concord from Jan. 14-25.
The Association of Catholic Journalists of Poland produced the exhibit, which includes 18 panels of archival photographs with text in English and Polish.
On Jan. 14 at 1:30 p.m. Professor Emeritus C. Paul Vincent, Ph.D. from Keene State College’s Holocaust and Genocide Studies program will give remarks. Marek Lesniewski-Lass, honorary consul for the Republic of Poland in northern New England is also scheduled to speak at that time.
The Polish American Congress of New Hampshire worked to bring the exhibit to the Granite State. It has already been on display in Chicago and New York.
“Poles Saving Jews During the German Occupation, 1939-1945” can be seen during the State Library’s regular hours, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. There is no charge to view the exhibit or to visit the library, which is open to the public.
A division of the N.H. Department of Natural and Cultural Resources, the New Hampshire State Library – the first state library in America – promotes excellence in libraries and library services to all New Hampshire residents by assisting libraries and the people of New Hampshire with rapid access to library and informational resources through the development and coordination of a statewide library/information system; by meeting the informational needs of New Hampshire’s state, county and municipal governments and its libraries; and by serving as a resource for New Hampshire. For more information, visit nh.gov/nhsl.