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The Crayon Case

Artifacts Unpacked Video Series

How does a child's crayon case from Japan represent his journey to safety? 

Learn about the journey of seven-year-old Leo Melamed and how his parents fought for his education to continue, even when their future was uncertain.

About the Artifacts

Artifacts shown in the video were donated to the Museum by Leo Melamed. View Leo Melamed’s Crayon Case.