From Barbed Wire to Bluegrass: Jewish Refugees in Kentucky

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From Barbed Wire to Bluegrass: Jewish Refugees in Kentucky.  This presentation by Dr. Jacqueline Hamilton of the Kentucky Speakers Bureau and Eastern Kentucky University, honors Jewish refugees who escaped the horrors of Europe and found a new home in Kentucky.  Drawn from Arwen Donahue's nonfiction work "This Is Home Now: Kentucky's Holocaust Survivors Speak", Dr. Hamilton shares their lives and experiences living both under the Nazis and in the American South.  She ends the program in a candlelight memorial service.  This presentation is made possible in part by the Kentucky Humanities Council and its generous donors.

This presentation is part of the supporting programming for "Americans and the Holocaust: A Traveling Exhibition for Libraries" which is made possible by the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum and the American Library Association.