Private Tolkatchev at the Gates of Hell: Majdanek and Auschwitz Liberated: Testimony of an Artist

Monday, January 22, 2018 (All day) to Thursday, February 1, 2018 (All day)

To commemorate International Holocaust Remembrance Day 2018, the UNI Center for Holocaust and Genocide Education presents an exhibit of reproductions of the drawings made by Zinovii Tolkatchev, a Soviet artist who accompanied the Red Army forces that liberated the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp on January 27, 1945. The exhibit also includes reproductions of a few drawings he made at the Russian-liberated Majdanek concentration camp outside of Lublin, Poland. Biographical information and excerpts from Tolkatchev's testimony complete the exhibit. All material comes a virtual exhibit created by Yad Vashem, the World Holocaust Remembrance Center, in Jerusalem.

Location: 
UNI Museum (1st Floor of Rod Library)
Contact Information
Name: 
Stephen J. Gaies
Phone: 
(319) 273-3870
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