In April 1985, Governor Brennan hosted tea at the Blaine House in Augusta for a small group of Holocaust survivors and allies to commemorate Yom HaShoah, the Holocaust Day of Remembrance. The group had been active in organizing a 1984 seminar to train teachers in Holocaust education at Bowdoin College.  Gerda Haas, the leader of…

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The exhibit features etchings by Emil Singer, along with a few original works by Charlotte Alden Isaacs and Reginald Isaacs. In 1936 newlyweds Reginald Isaacs and Charlotte Aldes Isaacs sailed to Europe to introduce themselves to each other’s families—first to his family in London, then on to her family in Austria. This exhibition centers on…

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At the Holocaust and Human Rights Center in Augusta on Oct. 10, the exhibit’s host read aloud, to laughter from the audience, the contents of a letter from Mr. McLean’s public relations firm, warning that “any display of doctored photos and untruthful information concerning the details of a 2016 incident in their home may be…

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Bidding for Good 2017 Online Auction October 20 through November 10 at Bidding for Good (website forthcoming) From October 20 through November 10, 2017, the Holocaust and Human Rights Center of Maine will hold its annual online auction! The HHRC’s online auction is a wonderful opportunity to take home some wonderful gifts while also supporting the…

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Solomon and Minnie Morgan

World War One: Letters Home September 14th through October 13th Special program: Thursday, October 5 from 5p.m.-7p.m., with program at 5:30 World War One: Letters Home is an intimate and personal glimpse into the experiences and feelings of young people during wartime one century ago. This exhibit of artifacts, photographs, personal notes, and letters shares…

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Students at Central High in Little Rock, Arkansas

Next Workshop: October 26, 2017, from 9AM to 4PM Workshop Location: Michael Klahr Center, University of Maine at Augusta Facilitators: Liz Helitzer and Dan Pearl Contact Hours Earned: 6 Workshop Cost: $75 Meals provided Note: A limited number of stipends are available for those traveling 80 miles or more from the HHRC Click here to…

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