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Some Were Neighbors Poster Set

This set of posters is based on the Museum's exhibition Some Were Neighbors. The exhibition examines the role of ordinary people during the Holocaust. The central role of Adolf Hitler and other Nazi leaders is indisputable, but they depended on countless others.

Traveling Exhibition

This exhibition is currently touring in Germany and Poland. The Museum offers educational resources in German to accompany the exhibition for host organizations.

Why were there some zealous participants in the persecution of Jews, while most simply went along or joined in? Why did so few help the victims? This poster series examines the motives and pressures that influenced the choices and behaviors of individuals during the Holocaust.

Get the Posters

The posters are available in Arabic, Chinese, English, French, German, Hungarian, Kiswahili, Portuguese, Russian, and Spanish in A1, 2x3, and/or roll-up format. Each set includes 22 different posters. To download a poster set, please fill out the short survey below. Download an accompanying lesson plan (PDF) in English here.

This exhibition is sponsored by the William Levine Family Institute of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, and was made possible in part by support from The David Berg Foundation, The Oliver Stanton Foundation, The William & Sheila Konar Foundation, The Blanche and Irving Laurie Foundation, Benjamin and Seema Pulier Charitable Foundation, Sy and Laurie Sternberg, and The Lester Robbins and Sheila Johnson Robbins Traveling and Special Exhibitions Fund established in 1990.