Underground Terezin Youth Magazine
Underground Terezin Youth Magazine

Barracks filled with youth that had been separated from their parents were taught lessons in secret, and at least two of them organized underground student newspapers, filled with whatever art, poetry and articles they could put together.

Hunger and Meager Daily Bread Rations
Hunger and Meager Daily Bread Rations

A narrative from the perspective of a boy as he tried to survive on the meager bread rations given to him at the camp.

Emotion and Poetry
Emotion and Poetry

With no escape, some youth took to writing poetry to express grief and urge to be free.

American Slavery and Auschwitz
American Slavery and Auschwitz

A book review by a Jewish boy at Auschwitz, drawing parallels between black slavery in American history, and the treatment of Jews at the hands of the Nazis.

Peter Ginz
Peter Ginz

A panel on Peter Ginz, the editor-in-chief of the newspaper at Terezin, and author of a popular column where he intereviewed people that worked in various parts of the ghetto.

The First Ones: Lyrics
The First Ones: Lyrics

A selection from a song about children who perished in the Holocaust.

Friedl
Friedl

A watercolor from an artist and art teacher at the Thereienstadt Ghetto.

Theater
Theater

Theatrical drawings and a sketch of a stage designed by a famous stage designer, for plays that were done by prisoners, for other prisoners in the Ghetto at Terezin.

Sketches
Sketches

Sketches of two young people, and of two Nazi soldiers ransacking a Jewish family’s home.

Crowded Barracks
Crowded Barracks

Three drawings showing the overcrowded barracks that the Nazis packed people into.

Terrible Daily Life
Terrible Daily Life

Three drawings depicting aspects of life at Terezin, with no privacy, children used as hard laborers, and Nazis hiding the treatment of prisoners for a Red Cross inspection.

Risk
Risk

Three drawings depicting how children risked their lives for their families.

Starving
Starving

Four haunting drawings of prisoners, mostly youth, struggling with starvation and illness.

Taken from Home
Taken from Home

A poem, and drawings of people being taken to Ghettos.

Never Enough Food
Never Enough Food

Four drawings depicting everpresent hunger in the Ghettos.

Toll on Prisoners
Toll on Prisoners

Drawings depicting the toll that being a prisoner took - how young people wasted away, and the brutality visited upon them.

Underground Terezin Youth Magazine
Hunger and Meager Daily Bread Rations
Emotion and Poetry
American Slavery and Auschwitz
Peter Ginz
The First Ones: Lyrics
Friedl
Theater
Sketches
Crowded Barracks
Terrible Daily Life
Risk
Starving
Taken from Home
Never Enough Food
Toll on Prisoners
Underground Terezin Youth Magazine

Barracks filled with youth that had been separated from their parents were taught lessons in secret, and at least two of them organized underground student newspapers, filled with whatever art, poetry and articles they could put together.

Hunger and Meager Daily Bread Rations

A narrative from the perspective of a boy as he tried to survive on the meager bread rations given to him at the camp.

Emotion and Poetry

With no escape, some youth took to writing poetry to express grief and urge to be free.

American Slavery and Auschwitz

A book review by a Jewish boy at Auschwitz, drawing parallels between black slavery in American history, and the treatment of Jews at the hands of the Nazis.

Peter Ginz

A panel on Peter Ginz, the editor-in-chief of the newspaper at Terezin, and author of a popular column where he intereviewed people that worked in various parts of the ghetto.

The First Ones: Lyrics

A selection from a song about children who perished in the Holocaust.

Friedl

A watercolor from an artist and art teacher at the Thereienstadt Ghetto.

Theater

Theatrical drawings and a sketch of a stage designed by a famous stage designer, for plays that were done by prisoners, for other prisoners in the Ghetto at Terezin.

Sketches

Sketches of two young people, and of two Nazi soldiers ransacking a Jewish family’s home.

Crowded Barracks

Three drawings showing the overcrowded barracks that the Nazis packed people into.

Terrible Daily Life

Three drawings depicting aspects of life at Terezin, with no privacy, children used as hard laborers, and Nazis hiding the treatment of prisoners for a Red Cross inspection.

Risk

Three drawings depicting how children risked their lives for their families.

Starving

Four haunting drawings of prisoners, mostly youth, struggling with starvation and illness.

Taken from Home

A poem, and drawings of people being taken to Ghettos.

Never Enough Food

Four drawings depicting everpresent hunger in the Ghettos.

Toll on Prisoners

Drawings depicting the toll that being a prisoner took - how young people wasted away, and the brutality visited upon them.

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