Event Title

Nelly Trocmé Hewett presents "A Good Place to Hide"

Presenter Information

Nelly Trocmé Hewett

Location

Academic West 204, Western Washington University

Start Date

23-9-2016 3:00 PM

End Date

23-9-2016 4:30 PM

Streaming Media

Description

Nelly Trocmé Hewett spoke about the French Plateau Vivarais-Lignon and the village of Le Chambon-sur-Lignon, a place of safety and shelter for Jewish refugees during WWII. She talked about the remarkable efforts of ordinary people as described in the book A Good Place to Hide: How One French Community Saved Thousands of Lives During World War II by Peter Grose.

Comments

This event was co-sponsored by Western Libraries in collaboration with Western Washington University’s Ray Wolpow Institute for the Study of the Holocaust, Genocide, and Crimes Against Humanity; the Department of History; the Institute for Global Engagement; and the Department of Modern and Classical Languages.

Poster

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Event poster by Briana Schlemmer

Subjects - Topical (LCSH)

World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives, French; Refuge (Humanitarian assistance)--France; Le Chambon-sur-Lignon (France)--History; Haute-Loire (France)--History

Subjects - Names (LCNAF)

Grose, Peter, 1941-

Geographic Coverage

Haute-Loire (France)

 
Sep 23rd, 3:00 PM Sep 23rd, 4:30 PM

Nelly Trocmé Hewett presents "A Good Place to Hide"

Academic West 204, Western Washington University

Nelly Trocmé Hewett spoke about the French Plateau Vivarais-Lignon and the village of Le Chambon-sur-Lignon, a place of safety and shelter for Jewish refugees during WWII. She talked about the remarkable efforts of ordinary people as described in the book A Good Place to Hide: How One French Community Saved Thousands of Lives During World War II by Peter Grose.