In the Chicago Daily News for November 23, 1938, the cartoonist Cecil Jensen pleaded for world leaders to help Europe’s Jews.
Learn about the memo that urged President Roosevelt to step up US efforts to rescue Jews from the Nazis, and led him to establish the War Refugee Board.
Photograph of Chief Prosecutor Benjamin Ferencz at the Nuremberg Trial.
Robert Smallbones, a British diplomat who created a visa program that enabled Jews to escape Nazi-occupied Germany, and his wife, Inge.
Passengers aboard the St. Louis, seeking refuge from Nazi-occupied Europe, wait to find out if they will be allowed entry into Cuba in June 1939.