Auschwitz document found in a Łódź high school handed over to the Auschwitz Archive

The management of Gabriel Narutowicz High School no. 2 in Łódź handed over what is most likely an original document of the camp that was found in the school library, to the Archives of the Auschwitz Memorial Site. This is the list of new prisoners that arrived to the German Nazi concentration and extermination camp on 21 May 1941. It contains the names of 15 prisoners deported to Auschwitz from Lodz, Poznan and Katowice.

“Your assistance is highly needed”. A collection of Tadeusz Łukasiewicz’s camp letters now in the Archives of the Memorial Site.

A unique and extremely extensive collection of original documents concerning Tadeusz Łukasiewicz, a prisoner of the German Nazi concentration and extermination camp Auschwitz, registered under number 16941, are now in the Archives of the Memorial Site.

Long-term minsterial program for financing creation of the new main exhibition

The Ministry of Culture and National Heritage will provide funding for the creation of the new main exhibition at the Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial Site. The letter of intent in this regard was signed on March 6th in Warsaw by minister Małgorzata Omilanowska and Piotr M.A. Cywiński, director of the Museum. Project costs are estimated at ca. PLN 100 million.

International Summer Academy – recruitment

International Center for Education about Auschwitz and the Holocaust announces recruitment for the Fifth International Summer Academy that is organized as part of educational programs offered by the Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum. This year’s edition will take place from16 till 22 August in Oświęcim and Cracow, Poland.

Online Lesson – preparation for a visit to the Auschwitz Memorial

"Auschwitz - Memorial Site" is a new online lesson of the Museum, whose main task is to prepare for a visit to the former German Nazi concentration and extermination camp.

New book and online lesson on the liberation of Auschwitz

“Auschwitz after the liberation” is the new publication of the Museum, written by Dr. Jacek Lachendro, historian from the Research Center, in connection with the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz. It is most of all the history of what happened in the premises of the former German Nazi Auschwitz concentration and extermination camp from the moment of liberation until the creation of the State Museum in 1947. This topic is also discussed in the new online lesson of the Auschwitz Memorial.
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