Exhibition Credits

This exhibition was made possible by the generous support of Bruce Slovin to the YIVO Bruce and Francesca Cernia Slovin Online Museum

CURATORIAL CONCEPTS, CREATIVE DIRECTION & TEXTS

Karolina Ziulkoski, Chief Curator, YIVO Bruce and Francesca Cernia Slovin Online Museum

RESEARCH & DIGITAL ASSET MANAGEMENT

Olivia Reid, Research and Project Specialist, YIVO Bruce and Francesca Cernia Slovin Online Museum

MAIN SCHOLAR REVIEWER

Dr. Samuel Kassow, Charles H. Northam Professor of History, Trinity College

SCHOLAR REVIEW

Dr. Eva Hoffman
Dr. Antony Polonsky, Emeritus Professor of Holocaust Studies at Brandeis University and Chief Historian at POLIN Museum
Dr. Eddy Portnoy, YIVO Institute for Jewish Research

RESEARCH AND SCHOLAR ADVISOR

Roberta Newman

ARCHIVAL ASSETS

Dr. Stefanie Halpern, Director of the YIVO Archives
Vital Zajka, Information Manager in the Archives, Photo Archives & Library, YIVO
Lorin Sklamberg, Sound Archivist, YIVO
Eléonore Biezunski, Associate Sound Archivist, YIVO

EXHIBITION DESIGN

Kiss Me I’m Polish LLC

EXHIBITION DEVELOPMENT

Car of Tomorrow

EDUCATIONAL CONSULTANT

Ila Gross

3D MODELS

Melon | Carolina Manenti Saraiva, Cleto Pádua, Diego Biachi de Castria and Luciana Manenti Saraiva

COMICS

Milo Krimstein

TEXT REVIEW

Joe Levit

AUDIO ENGINEER

Rodrigo Piccoli

FAMILY ANIMATIONS VOICEOVER

Ariella Carmen Mañago Alexander

BOOK READINGS VIDEOS | ACTRESS

Yelena Shmulenson

BOOK READINGS VIDEOS | VIDEO SHOOTING AND EDITING

Point of Order Productions

BOOK READINGS VIDEOS | MAKEUP

Ori Gilady

BOOK READINGS VIDEOS | DRESS

Batsheva Hay

YIDDISH TRANSLATIONS

Myra Mniewski
Sandra Chiritescu

VILNIUS PHOTO SURVEY

Agnieska Avin
Mantautas Šulskus

CABINET IMAGE IN CHAPTER 1

John Cornall Antiques

PUBLIC RELATIONS

Resnicow and Associates

COMMUNICATIONS AND PROMOTIONAL MATERIALS

Jessica Tauber, Marketing and Communications Manager, YIVO
Alix Brandwein, Web and Graphic Designer, YIVO
Alex Weiser, Director of Public Programs, YIVO

YIVO INSTITUTE FOR JEWISH RESEARCH

Jonathan Brent, Executive Director & CEO
Shelly Freeman, Chief of Staff
Robert Wagman, Chief Financial Officer
Melissa Cohen, Chief Development Officer
Special thanks to:

Michael, Sharon, Noah and Ariel Leventhal for their help and support throughout the development of this exhibition.
Martynas Mažvydas National Library of Lithuania for the use of the autobiography of Beba Epstein and for their continued partnership on the Edward Blank YIVO Vilna Online Collections project.
Maryelle Mirvil, teacher at PS 69 Journey Prep, Bronx, NY, for her invaluable support and insights in the development of teaching guides.
Elliot Lefkovitz, Adjunct Professor of History and Holocaust Studies, Spertus Institute for Jewish Learning and Leadership for his support.