CSUS hosts Holocaust exhibit loaned by Wiesenthal museum


CSUS hosts Holocaust exhibit loaned by Wiesenthal museum

By Bill Lindelof

Modesto Bee


September 20, 2011


An exhibit said to offer new insights into the Holocaust will be on display beginning today at California State University, Sacramento.


The display of 200 photos on 40 posters is called "The Courage to Remember." Admission is free and open to the public at the CSUS Anthropology Museum in Mendocino Hall.


The exhibit on loan from the Simon Wiesenthal Center's Museum of Tolerance in Los Angeles runs through Nov. 4. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.


The display has four major themes:


• Nazi Germany, 1933-1938.


• Moving toward a final solution, 1938-1941.


• Annihilation in Nazi-occupied Europe, 1941-1945.


• Liberation, building new lives.


"The exhibit will bring a new generation of students face-to-face with the cruel historical realities lived by a generation now fading from our presence," said Terri Castaneda, associate professor and museum director, in a university press release.