Kindertransport exhibit

Posted on August 1, 2021

The long wall at the back of the gallery is covered with blank cardboard tags. They’re the same size as tags pinned to more than 10,000 Jewish children who escaped Nazi Germany through the Kindertransport. The image is one piece in the “Kindertransport — Rescuing Children on the Brink of War” exhibit that runs through Oct. 31 at the American Swedish Institute in Minneapolis. A suitcase, favorite toys, a knitted scarf, books tell stories of the children’s lives.

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