The Gift Shop at the Safe Haven Holocaust Refugee Shelter Museum has a number of items that can be purchased either at the museum or by phone orders. Items include autobiographies written by some of the former residents of the Fort Ontario Emergency Refugee Shelter (FOERS), historical texts on the FOERS, and other memorabilia including postcards, badges, blankets, and clothing with the museum logo on them. If you would like to order an item by phone please call the museum at
Note: For items that will be sent to the recipient by mail, an additional shipping fee is required. Please contact the museum for more information on shipping fees,
A historical text about the establishment of the
Fort Ontario Emergency Refugee Shelter.
by Dr. Sharon Lowenstein
A spiritual healing book written by former resident of the Fort Ontario Emergency Refugee Shelter, Irene Danon
Autobiography of Margareta Spitzer Fisse, one of the refugee children who resided at the Fort Ontario Emergency Refugee Shelter from
Autobiography of former refugee, Silven Boni, one of the 982 refugees who resided at the Fort Ontario Emergency Refugee Shelter
Polo Shirt with Museum Logo
Polo shirts sold at the Safe Haven Museum come in a variety of colors including navy blue, yellow, and green.Sizes include small, medium, large, and XL.
Fleece Blanket with Museum Logo.
Black, Navy blue and green
Postcard showing a graphic novel of the arrival of the 982 refugees in the NY harbor and at theFort Ontario Emergency Refugee Shelter inOswego, NY.
Badge with Museum Logo
Rebekah’s Journey, a children’s historical fiction book about a young refugee girl’s journey on the Henry Gibbins to America, the train ride she took to Oswego, and her life at the Fort Ontario Emergency Refugee Shelter from 1944 – 1946.
Hat with Museum Logo
Colors: Yellow, Blue and Green
Autobiography of Manfred, one of the adolescent refugee boys who resided at the Fort Ontario Emergency Refugee Shelter from1944-1946.
This historical book contains memory moments shared between the residents of the Fort Ontario Emergency RefugeeShelter and Oswegonians who lived inOswego at the time the refugees lived at the shelter from 1944-1946.
Autobiography of Louise Korn Waldron, daughter of Captain Korn, the Captain who brought the 982 refugees to America in 1944.
Documentary DVD about the FortOntario Emergency Refugee Shelter with Ruth Gruber (Special Assistant to the Secretary of the Interior, HaroldIckes) and some of the Fort Ontario refugees including Manya Hartmeyer Breuer and Walter Greenberg.
Autobiography of Edward Levitchand his family.
They were among the 982 refugees who resided at the Fort Ontario Emergency Refugee Shelter
from 1944 – 1946.
Autobiography of Irene Danon, one of the refugee teenagers who resided at the Fort Ontario Emergency Refugee Shelter from