On October 5, 2006, the Museum offered a full day of programs and small artifact display about Jehovah’s Witness Victims of the Nazi era. The courage the vast majority of Jehovah’s Witnesses displayed in holding to their beliefs, despite Nazi persecution, won them the respect of many contemporaries.
William Meinecke, lecture presentation
First Person with Magdalena Kusserow Reuter
Susan Snyder, artifact discussion
First Person with Franz Wohlfahrt
Staff presentation about materials on USHMM Web site
These fragments of hand-painted wallpaper were created in 1943 by Franz Wohlfahrt, a Jehovah’s Witness imprisoned in Nazi Germany, at the request of the camp commandant.
Follow the instructions below to set either of these images as the screen background – or “wallpaper” – for your computer desktop.
Open the image.
Right-click on the image.
Select “Set as Background.”
Save the image to your computer.
Control-click the destop, and select “Change Desktop Background.”
Locate and select the wallpaper image in the directory to which you saved it.
Click on “select desktop.”
Please check the Calendar for details about more programs both at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum and in your state.