Source: Remember Me?
Between 1933 and 1945, millions of children were displaced as a result of persecution by the Nazis and their collaborators. After World War II, relief agencies photographed some of the children who survived to help find their families. Now, more than 65 years later, the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum is working to discover what became of these young survivors. They have created the Remember Me? Website to allow viewers to search and view over 1100 historical images of children displaced as a result of World War II. Visitors to the site are encouraged identify the images and submit information about them and their families.
By publicizing these 1,100 photographs, the Museum hopes to identify these children, piece together information about their wartime and postwar experiences, and facilitate renewed connections among these young survivors, their families, and other individuals who were involved in their care during and after the war.
They hope to gather as much information as possible so that they can preserve the record of their experiences for future generations.
Learn about Jean-Claude Goldbrenner, whose picture was featured on the Remember Me? Website and was one of the more than 100 children identified through this important project.