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March 26th, 2015

Save the Date: 3rd Annual Scholar's Luncheon


Date: Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Time: 11:30 AM - 2:30 PM

Location: Philmont Country Club

301 Tomlinson Road * Huntingdon Valley, PA.

Speaker: DR. LISA KIRSCHENBAUM

"Trauma, Resilience, and the Memory of the Siege of Leningrad"

Dr. Lisa Kirschenbaum is a professor of history at West Chester University. She writes and teaches about modern Russia and the Soviet Union; war and memory; international communism; and gender in modern Europe. She has authored two books: Small Comrades: Revolutionizing Childhood in Soviet Russia, 1917-1932 and The Legacy of the Siege of Leningrad, 1941-1945: Myth, Memories, and Monuments.

Cost: $50 includes lunch and Dr. Kirschenbaum's presentation.

December 17th, 2014

Museum mourns the loss of Kurt Herman

The Museum mourns the loss of Kurt Herman, one of our heroes.

Friend, mentor, and loved by all, he will be missed but his legacy continues through the HBO documentary "50 Children: The Rescue Mission of Mr. And Mrs. Kraus" and the commitment of his family, friends, and students who have promised to carry on his story to reach thousands of young people with his remarkable story.