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Join us March 7, 2018
for the next Branch Meeting
Glen Ellyn History Center
800 N. Main Street, Glen Ellyn
SAVING LIVES IN AUSCHWITZ
Dr. Ewa Bacon is an historian who was most fortunate to get access to a “primary source”: the oral history of her father about his experience in Auschwitz. As a newly minted Polish physician, he became a “functionary” prisoner – his skill set was useful. Auschwitz was a remarkably complicated organization. Ewa will discuss the labor camp, the role of German Big Business, and the creation of a prisoners’ hospital in an Auschwitz unit: Buna-Monowitz. It took a lot of ingenuity and guile to save lives in such a place. Her recently published book of the same name is available on Amazon.
2018 Book Sale Dates
May 9, 2018– Opening Night, 6 to 9 PM
May 10-11, 2018– Shop All Day, 9 AM to 9 PM
May 12, 2018– Books by the Bag, 9 AM to 2 PM
Thank you to all of our customers and members for
supporting our successful 2017 Book Sale!
Why do we collect and sell used books?
The Wheaton-Glen Ellyn Branch’s main fundraiser is the annual AAUW Used Book Sale. Each year, we sell more than 30,000 volumes to members of the community and visitors from surrounding states. Proceeds fund fellowships and grants nationally and COD scholarships locally. AAUW Wheaton-Glen Ellyn Branch, NFP is a 501(c)(3) tax exempt organization. AAUW stands for American Association of University Women, a national organization founded in 1881.
For more information:
- National AAUW organization: American Association of University Women
- AAUW – Our Mission
- Other Branch activities
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AAUW – Our Mission:
Advancing equity for women and girls through advocacy, education, philanthropy, and research.
The American Association of University Women (AAUW) is the nation’s leading voice promoting equity and education for women and girls. Since our founding in 1881, AAUW members have examined and taken positions on the fundamental issues of the day — educational, social, economic, and political. Join us!
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