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Quilt of Remembrance Project
recipients: Margo Wixsom, Palo Alto High School, CA
date: 3/27-4/20/12

Photography students at Palo Alto High School framed images of intolerance/tolerance to record the consequences of the Holocaust and promote respect for diversity. They designed a 9’x18′ banner of cyanatope images for a school display and created a quilt of the images as a gift for The Memorial Library. The project was designed to promote student and community education about the Holocaust and the importance of promoting ideas, attitudes, and behaviors that reflect respect for diversity in our community.

Students came together as a school community to hang the banner and celebrate the need to remember those who have died in the Holocaust and share student writing and artwork in response to their studies of the Holocaust. Ms. Wixsom’s class added their banner event to the National Holocaust Museum event timeline in order to coordinate their display with the USHMM National Week of Remembrance in April.

Learn more about their project here.

Learn how to do contact negative for printing on cyanotope here.


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