Evian Conference, 1938: Convened by President Franklin D. Roosevelt to rescue Jewish refugees from Nazi Germany

Evian France, July 6-15, 1938

This article, from the US Holocaust Museum, places the conference in an historical perspective.

This article from Israel’s Yad Vashem provides a summary of the conference and its failure.

Following are some news stories on the conference:

“Evian Conferees Divided on Scope”
“Huge Refugee Problem is Revealed at Evian”
“Evian Group Ready to Approach Reich”
“World Searched for Havens”


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