The Lang Center for Civic and Social Responsibility along with Casey Lu Simon-Plumb ’18 present:
Renate Writes: Stories from a Holocaust Survivor
Thursday April 21 4:30 PM
Keith Room, Lang Center
Ronnie Brewslow is a current PA resident who escaped from Nazi Germany in 1939. She was on the St. Louis headed for Cuba, but when the ship was denied dockage went to Rotterdam West, a detention camp in Holland. Thanks to the tenacity of her mother they were able to find a boat leaving for the USA from Belgium and reunited with her father in the United States. Ronnie is coming to share her story with us and do a question and answer session following her presentation. Good and refreshments will be provided.
This event is part of Swarthmore’s Human Rights Awareness Week Organized by Prof. Krista Thomason’s PHIL 051 class.