The world’s largest decentralised memorial art installation, the Stolperstein (stumbling stone) project has placed over 100,000 stones in 26 countries. The stones to be installed in Amsterdam commemorate Dr Margarete Wiener-Saulmann, Kurt Zielenziger, and Bernhard Krieg. All worked for The Wiener Holocaust Library’s predecessor organisation in Amsterdam, the Jewish Central Information Office, and the stones will be placed outside the offices of the JCIO on Jan van Eyckstraat.
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Their Finest Hour ‘Digital Collection Day’: A nationwide campaign to preserve Second World War and Nazi-era memories and artefacts
The Wiener Holocaust Library is looking for people to bring their stories and artefacts relating to the Second World War, the Nazi era and/or the Holocaust to a ‘Digital Collection Day’ on Friday 10 November (10am – 3pm). The event is part of a nationwide campaign organised by Their Finest Hour, a team based at the University of Oxford and funded by the National Lottery Heritage Fund, which is collecting and preserving the everyday stories and objects of the Second World War.
Following the installation of Britain’s first Stolperstein, ‘stumbling stone’, at Golden Square, the Wiener Library will host a panel discussion featuring the artist Gunter Demnig, who will speak about his work.