Today in History February 20

John Glenn and Friendship 7

1673 – First recorded wine auction held in London 1725 – 10 sleeping Indians scalped by whites in New Hampshire for £100 a scalp bounty 1811 – Austria declares bankruptcy 1839 – Congress prohibits dueling in District of Columbia 1872 – Hydraulic electric elevator patented by Cyrus Baldwin 1872 – Metropolitan Museum of Art opens […]

Never Again

This freight car, used to transport victims of the Holocaust, will soon be installed the Museum of Jewish Heritage, as part of its upcoming exhibit, "Auschwitz. Not long ago. Not far away."

A major new exhibit about the historic crime and tragedy that was the Auschwitz concentration camp is coming to the Museum of Jewish Heritage this spring. Titled, “Auschwitz. Not long ago. Not far away,” the presentation will include artifacts such a freight rail car that was used to transport victims to the industrialized killing center […]