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Educational Resources

Educational Resources for

"Darkness into Life: Alabama Holocaust Survivors Through Photography and Art"

Darkness into Life at Cullman Middle School

A pictures is worth a thousand words ... 

Examining works of art can open a world of intellectual discourse.  Coupled with user-friendly narratives, this exhibit offers another dimension to Holocaust pedagogy.  Whether studying history, government, literature, art or even ethics, students of all backgrounds will find meaning in this exhibit.



The following educational resources were developed to accompany the exhibit.  We welcome any fresh ideas that you find helpful with your own students.  Please contact our Education Coordinator.


A History of the Holocaust to Accompany the Exhibit (pdf)

"Why Should We Remember," an 8-minute video introduction to "Darkness into Life"

The Inclusion of Art in a Study of the Holocaust, BHEC Website

Assignment #1:  Voice of the Artwork (pdf)

Assignment #2:  Life Before the War, In the Ghetto & In the Camps (pdf)

Assignment #3:  Rescuers (pdf)

Assignment #4:  Antisemitism (pdf)