The Henonville Wire Spool: Discovering Untold Stories of Holocaust Survivors

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 In 1951, psychologist Dr. David P. Boder used a portable Pierce Wire Recorder to capture interviews and songs from Holocaust survivors living in a refugee camp in Henonville, France. One spool was presumed lost. In 2016, a team from the University of Akron's Cummings Center for the History of Psychology built a wire playback machine and the missing spool was discovered. Hear first-hand from this team how they brought these incredible stories to life and experience the voices of Holocaust survivors who have been waiting nearly 70 years to be heard.

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Sunday, May 13, 2018 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
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