Policy of the Holocaust Resource Center of Buffalo, New
All media housed in the Holocaust Resource Center Library is available free
to schools in the Western New York area. Since the Holocaust Resource Center is
a non-profit agency, if you do not pick up the media items, we would appreciate
that you assume our costs of mailing media materials to you. All request for
materials must be submitted on school letterhead with the signature of
the responsible instructor. No materials will be sent to students.
All media may be borrowed for up to 3 weeks.
Other Resources Available
Holocaust Survivors are available to speak in area schools to grades 8-12
based on availability. Speakers should be scheduled at least 3 weeks in advance.
An honorarium for speaking engagements is requested. Testimonies of 19 Survivors
can be found on our Web site. Survivor testimonies are also available on
videotape from the HRC.
The Holocaust Resource Center has book boxes that consist of approximately 35
- 40 carefully selected books recommended by the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum.
They are available for loan with no charge to Western New York schools.
Six book boxes are appropriate for grades 6-12. These book boxes may be
borrowed for 3 weeks at a time.
The Holocaust Resource Center also has available for loan 206 copies of the
book Daniel’s Story (appropriate for grades 5-8), 50 copies of the
following books: Night (appropriate for grades 10-12), The Cage,
by Ruth Sender, The Last Seven Months of Anne Frank's Life, by Willy
Lindwer, The Other Vitims by Ina Friedman and All But My Life, by
Gerda Klein, which may be borrowed as classroom sets.