Lesson Plan
Students of the Holocaust frequently ask, "Why didn't Jewish people flee Germany when the Nazis took power?" Framed in the context of several broader issues, the story of the St. Louis offers a historical case study through which to address this question.

Supplementary Readings
Materials for use with the Lesson Plan.

Bibliography
Publications that provide information about the voyage of the St. Louis in the larger context of American responses to the Holocaust.

Videography
Videos that provide information about the voyage of the St. Louis and American responses to the Holocaust.

Timeline
November 1938 - June 1939.

Archival Sources Online
Institututions associated with the Search project.

 

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