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April 2017
Free

Yom HaShoah Commemoration

April 24 @ 10:00 am - 6:30 pm
Florida Holocaust Museum,
55 5th Street S
Saint Petersburg, FL 33701 United States
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Yom HaShoah Commemoration April 24, 2017 at The Florida Holocaust Museum *Free Museum Admission from 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. *Memorial Service at 5:30 p.m. This year’s commemoration will include free Museum admission from 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. and the reading of Holocaust victims’ names throughout the day. There will be a Holocaust Survivor talk at 12:00 p.m. with John Rinde and at 2:00 p.m. with Jerry Rawicki. The day will culminate with a memorial service at 5:30 p.m.…

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Nazi Persecution of Homosexuals: 1933‐1945

April 30 @ 10:00 am - July 2 @ 5:00 pm
Florida Holocaust Museum,
55 5th Street S
Saint Petersburg, FL 33701 United States
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On display at The Florida Holocaust Museum: April 30 - July 2, 2017 Nazi Persecution of Homosexuals 1933–1945 examines the Nazi regime’s attempt to eradicate homosexuality, which left thousands dead and shattered the lives of many more. Between 1933 and 1945, the Nazi German regime promoted racial health policies that sought to eliminate all sources of biological corruption to its dominant “Aryan” race. Among the groups persecuted as threats to the national health were Germany’s homosexual men. Believing them to be…

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May 2017

“Nazi Persecution of Homosexuals: 1933-1945” Exhibition Opening Event, featuring Erik Jensen

May 4 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Florida Holocaust Museum,
55 5th Street S
Saint Petersburg, FL 33701 United States
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The Pardoll Family Lecture Series Presents: Nazi Persecution of Homosexuals: 1933-1945 Exhibition Opening Event, featuring Erik Jensen The exhibition’s opening event will include a lecture by Erik Jensen, a specialist in the history of Germany and of gender and sexuality. Jensen is an Associate Professor of History at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, where he teaches courses in German history and directs the Honors Program. He has written numerous articles about the pink triangle, which was used by the Nazis…

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June 2017
Free

The FHM Film Series: Paragraph 175

June 21 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Florida Holocaust Museum,
55 5th Street S
Saint Petersburg, FL 33701 United States
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In conjunction with the exhibition Nazi Persecution of Homosexuals: 1933-1945, The FHM presents a special showing of the film Paragraph 175. Between 1933 and 1945, 100,000 men were arrested for homosexuality under Paragraph 175, the sodomy provision of the German penal code dating back to 1871. Some were imprisoned, others were sent to concentration camps. Of the latter, only about 4,000 survived. Five of these men have now come forward to tell their stories for the first time in this…

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