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The Holocaust Museum in Washington / [electronic resource] by Jeshajahu Weinberg and Rina Elieli.

By: Weinberg, Jeshajahu.
Contributor(s): Elieli, Rina.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York, N.Y. : Rizzoli International Publications, 1995Description: 200 p. : ill. ; 30 cm.ISBN: 084781906X; 9780847819065; 0847819078 (pbk.); 9780847819072 (pbk.).Subject(s): United States Holocaust Memorial Museum | Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Museums -- Washington (D.C.) | Holocaust | Musea | Washington <DC> / United States Holocaust Memorial Museum | Ausstellung | Judenvernichtung | MuseumsbauAdditional physical formats: Online version:: Holocaust Museum in Washington.DDC classification: 940.53/18/074753 Other classification: 15.70 Online resources: Contributor biographical information | Publisher description | Free eBook from the Internet Archive | Additional information and access via Open Library
Contents:
Creating a living museum -- The building -- The exhibition -- The values and principles of a living museum -- The activities: education, collection, and research -- The people who did it -- From The Book of Comments.
Summary: "This illustrated volume 'chronicles the story of the development of and meaning behind the museum. Weinberg and Elieli provide readers with insight into the plan and construction of the structure; the design and selection of materials for the permanent exhibits; and the architectural considerations that helped to create such a rich and meaningful experience for all who visit the memorial. The authors explore the building and exhibits as well as discuss the values and principles inherent in any Holocaust collection.'" SLJ.
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Includes index.

Creating a living museum -- The building -- The exhibition -- The values and principles of a living museum -- The activities: education, collection, and research -- The people who did it -- From The Book of Comments.

"This illustrated volume 'chronicles the story of the development of and meaning behind the museum. Weinberg and Elieli provide readers with insight into the plan and construction of the structure; the design and selection of materials for the permanent exhibits; and the architectural considerations that helped to create such a rich and meaningful experience for all who visit the memorial. The authors explore the building and exhibits as well as discuss the values and principles inherent in any Holocaust collection.'" SLJ.

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