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Nazi Persecution of Homosexuals, 1933 - 1945

April 2, 2012 - May 11, 2012
Elmer L. Andersen Library, 2nd/3rd Floor Gallery

Free to the public. Open 8:30 am - 4:30 pm on weekdays. (Open until 7 pm on Wednesdays and Thursdays).

In what is now referred to as the Holocaust, Nazi Germany sought complete domination over Europe and initiated the annihilation of Europe's Jews. In addition, the Nazi government persecuted other groups, including Germany's homosexual men. This exhibit displays a variety of historical documents and reproductions of nearly 250 photographs from the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum that investigate the Nazi regime's attempt to eliminate homosexuality and provide additional insight into this period of persecution.


This exhibit is displayed on the 2nd and 3rd floor hall galleries located in Elmer L. Andersen Library.
One panel outlining both the process and outcomes of the arrests of homosexual men during this time.
A panel detailing the ways in which homosexual victims of the Nazi regime have been memorialized.