Visas to Freedom: Aristides de Sousa Mendes and the Refugees of World War II
OPENING JANUARY 22: This exhibit celebrates the courageous actions of Holocaust rescuer Aristides de Sousa Mendes, the Portuguese Consul General stationed in Bordeaux, France in 1940, who defied government orders and issued life-saving transit visas to thousands of Jews and other refugees seeking to escape German-occupied Europe through Portugal.ABOUT TEMPORARY EXHIBITS
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