New Location

AHEC staff is currently working from our new location on Highland Avenue, with teacher and community programs being hosted on-site. We are currently taking limited group tours and will be open by appointment to the general public soon. For more information, contact us at or 205.795.4176.

Using Personal Diaries to Teach the Holocaust

Discover a unique lesson on the Holocaust through close reading of Salvaged Pages, an anthology of journals by Jewish teens in hiding in the ghettos, and at Auschwitz and other concentration camps.

PowerPoint: Young Voices During the Holocaust – Their Legacies Continue
by Amy McDonald and Felicia Alexander

Information about the Featured Diarists with times clips where their testimony can be found on the video, “I’m Still Here.”

Study Guide: I’m Still Here, by Facing History and Ourselves

Chaim Rumkowski’s Speech to Lodz Ghetto Residents