Girlguiding Summer Exhibition Project

We partnered with Girlguiding Laser to offer a team of three young women the chance to curate an exhibition in our Reading Room focused on the experiences of young people affected by the Holocaust. It's open from Monday 18 August until Friday 19 September 2014 with free entry. Read more: http://bit.ly/WLgirlguidingexhib
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Day 1 - Natalie, Hannah and Maddy are shown round the Library's World War One centenary exhibition by the curator, Dr Toby Simpson.

Day 1 - Natalie, Hannah and Maddy are shown round the Library's World War One centenary exhibition by the curator, Dr Toby Simpson.

It's done! Huge well done to these three fantastic young women who have worked so hard researching and putting the exhibition together. Read about their take on the project here: http://www.wienerlibrary.co.uk/Blog?item=106&returnoffset=0

It's done! Huge well done to these three fantastic young women who have worked so hard researching and putting the exhibition together. Read about their take on the project here: http://www.wienerlibrary.co.uk/Blog?item=106&returnoffset=0

Natalie makes adjustments to a Nazi colouring book on display in one of the cases, illustrating how children and young people were indoctrinated.

Natalie makes adjustments to a Nazi colouring book on display in one of the cases, illustrating how children and young people were indoctrinated.

Maddy puts in the final caption.

Maddy puts in the final caption.

We like this arty photo of another caption going in. Maddy and Natalie both doing a great job holding the cases open - this exhibition installation is definitely a three person job!

We like this arty photo of another caption going in. Maddy and Natalie both doing a great job holding the cases open - this exhibition installation is definitely a three person job!

Hannah expertly places one of the captions in the case... is it straight?!

Hannah expertly places one of the captions in the case... is it straight?!

On to the biggest case and Hannah makes adjustments to the individual stories on display.

On to the biggest case and Hannah makes adjustments to the individual stories on display.

Maddy locks up one of the unfinished cases whilst Natalie and Hannah look on.

Maddy locks up one of the unfinished cases whilst Natalie and Hannah look on.

The team check the case once... and twice... almost happy...

The team check the case once... and twice... almost happy...

Still making adjustments... there's a knack to getting it look right!

Still making adjustments... there's a knack to getting it look right!

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