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Estelle Ishigo, a Caucasian women artist, was voluntarily interned with 110,000 Japanese Americans in internment camps in 1942. There, she recorded the deprivations and rigors of camp life with unusual insight.
Visual images in both print and television have been used to create a certain notion of our enemies both in the U.S. and abroad.
Uprooted from their home, Seven-year-old Jeanne Wakatsuki and her family were sent to live at Manzanar internment camp with ten thousand other Japanese Americans in 1942.
Use this guide to explore the role of the arts in the ghetto in Terezín by listening to and discussing songs composed by people living in the ghetto.
Vahan Kenderian, a teenager, must resort to a variety of measures to survive the Armenian Genocide after his life changes drastically when his family members are taken away or murdered.
This documentary traces the creation of Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird and discusses how the work has since become an American classic.
Survivor Sonia Schreiber Weitz bears witness to the Holocaust through poetry and testimony in this powerful memoir.
This documentary brings to life the diaries of young people who witnessed first-hand the horrors of the Holocaust, celebrating a group of brave, young writers who refused to quietly disappear.
Use this guide to support teaching about the documentary film I'm Still Here which explores a collection of diary entries from young people who witnessed the Holocaust.
This guide provides those viewing paintings by Holocaust survivor Samuel Bak with a framework for analyzing the art's profound symbolism about memory, justice, and identity.
How have American movies shaped our perception of the Holocaust? Hollywood’s responses to the horrors of Nazi Germany are examined in this film.
Maya Lin, the Chinese American sculptor who designed the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, is able to address major issues of our time through the power of art.