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Fried, Frances

 Person

Frances (Robinson) Fried married Sam Fried on December 16, 1990. Her first husband passed away in 1986.

Frances and Sam Fried worked together to further Holocaust education efforts. They established the Heartland Holocaust Educational Fund to fund educational programs, including the Sam and Frances Fried Holocaust and Genocide Academy, which offers a minor in Holocaust and Genocide Studies at the University of Nebraska at Omaha, the first college or university program in this field in the Midwest, launched in Spring 2016.

Sources:

Fried, Sam. "A-5053 Sam Fried Holocaust Survivor." UNO Libraries, Archives & Special Collections.

"Holocaust survivor tells story to save others." University of Nebraska Foundation website. December 19, 2012. https://nufoundation.org/-/article-holocaust-survivor-tells-story-to-save-others

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

A-5053 Frances and Sam Fried Holocaust Education Fund, 1966-2013

 File
Identifier: MSS-0129_education
Scope and Contents This is a three-volume set of information about the Holocaust Education Fund created by Sam and Frances Fried for the purpose of providing education courses at the college and university level, with the aim of fostering understanding, compassion, and mutual respect toward the end of preventing mass atrocities like the Holocaust and other acts of genocide throughout the world. The Fund has financed courses at the University of Nebraska at Omaha, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, University of...
Dates: 1966-2013

A-5053 Frances and Sam Fried Holocaust Education Fund [Book 1], 1966-2006, 3/8/2018

 File — Volume: 5
Identifier: MSS-0129_education_1
Scope and Contents The first volume covers the period circa 1966-2006 and contains information on the Frances and Sam Fried Holocaust and Genocide Education Fund, including printouts from the Fund website, correspondence, meeting agendas, meeting minutes, news clippings, press releases, legal documents, speech transcripts, strategic planning documents, financial reports, fundraising forms and fliers, reports, event programs, course syllabi, student papers on the lessons of the Holocaust, thank you notes from...
Dates: 1966-2006; Digitized: 3/8/2018

A-5053 Frances and Sam Fried Holocaust Education Fund Book 2, 2006-2009, 11/19/2018

 File — Volume: 6
Identifier: MSS-0129_education_2
Scope and Contents The second volume covers the period circa 2006-2009 and contains course materials, syllabi, student assignments, poems about the Holocaust written by students, thank you notes from students, news articles, correspondence, financial records, meeting minutes, fundraising brochures, photographs, and reports. Most of the documents are original and a few are reproductions.Included are records of the National Holocaust Endowment Fund, the Heartland Holocaust Educational Fund, and various...
Dates: 2006-2009; Digitized: 11/19/2018

A-5053 Frances and Sam Fried Holocaust Education Fund Book 3, 2009-2013, 4/10/2018

 File — Volume: 7
Identifier: MSS-0129_education_3
Scope and Contents The third volume covers the period circa 2010-2013 and contains news articles, press releases, event programs, speech transcripts, meeting minutes, correspondence, organizational records, financial records, photographs, student papers about the Holocaust, a teacher's guide to the Holocaust, and other educational materials. Most of the documents are original and a few are reproductions.Included are organizational records of the Heartland Holocaust Educational Fund and the Sam and...
Dates: 2009-2013; Digitized: 4/10/2018

A-5053 Government Documents, Proclamations and Awards, 1938-2013, 2/23/2018

 File — Volume: 10
Identifier: MSS-0129_government
Scope and Contents This volume covers the period from 1938 to 2013 and contains government documents, correspondence, proclamations, reports, newsletters, event programs, speech transcripts, photographs, and certificates. Most of the documents are original and a few are reproductions.The first document in this volume is an October 28, 1938, telegram from Leipzig to the Secretary of State regarding the forced exodus of Polish Jews from Germany, followed by further telegrams regarding the anti-Semitic...
Dates: 1938-2013; Digitized: 2/23/2018

Sam Fried Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0129
Scope and Contents These eleven volumes were compiled by Holocaust survivor, entrepreneur, and philanthropist Sam Fried in 2013. Through thousands of pages of documents including letters, speeches, photographs, and other material, Fried shared the story of his life with his wife and fellow Holocaust survivor Magda Fried, and philanthropist and wife Frances Fried. The books as titled by Fried are: A-5053 Sam Fried Holocaust Survivor; A-5854 Magda Chunovic Fried, Feb 14, 1929 To Nov 4, 1985; A-5053 Sam Fried...
Dates: 1925-2013; Digitized: 2018