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The White Rose Exhibit | University of Washington | Nov 9 - Jan 27

Image: Ulm, Germany. Members of the White Rose movement Sophie and Hans Scholl with Christoph Probst, Summer 1942.
Image Credit: Yad Vashem

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Die Weiße Rose
An exhibit chronicling The White Rose resistance group in Nazi Germany

November 9, 2013 – January 27, 2014
UW Seattle Campus
Odegaard Undergraduate Library
Free and Open to the Public
More Information on Exhibit & Venue

Formed in 1942 by University of Munich students, The White Rose was a small, non-violent Nazi resistance group in Germany that spearheaded a nine-month anonymous leaflet and graffiti campaign calling for active opposition to Adolf Hitler’s regime. Seven members of the group were executed in 1943 and many others were imprisoned. The groups 6th leaflet, known as the “Manifesto of the Students of Munich,” was later airdropped over Germany in June 1943 by Allied planes.

For updated information on the exhibit at UW, related events, information about the exhibit traveling to other venues in the Northwest, and resources on the Holocaust, visit the Washington State Holocaust Education Resource Center.

Opening Event - Film Screening
Sophie Scholl: The Final Days
November 20, 2013, 6:30pm
Odegaard Undergraduate
Library, Room 220
Free and Open to the Public
More Information on Film Screening

UW Department of Germanics
UW Odegaard Library
Washington State Holocaust Education Resource Center
Consulate General of the Federal Republic of Germany

Steering Committee
Jonathan Epstein, UW Department of Germanics
Ilana Kennedy, WA State Holocaust Education Resource Center
Sean Schmidt, GERN NW
Amanda Swain, UW Department of History
Sabine Wilke, UW Department of Germanics

Poster Design
Cathy Schwartz

Exhibit Creator
White Rose Foundation e.V., Munich, Germany

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To request disability accommodations contact the University of Washington Disability Services Office at least 10 days in advance of the event: 206-543-6450; 206-685-7264 (fax); 206-543-6452 (TTY); or (email).