Miranda                   the Roma Holocaust 


The story of Miranda by author                

Veijo Baltzar

Based on and authentic encounter, text from the novel My Friend Adolf by Veijo Baltzar


Artistic design and realization:

Veijo Baltzar


Graphic design:

Christian Willför (ADD Oy)

and Esa Toppila (Drom Association)

Production assistants:

Drom Association working group



Veijo Baltzar

Finnish–English translation:

Jyri Kokkonen and
Mia Spangenberg


With thanks to


The Anne Frank Foundation (Karen Polak, Netherlands), Museum of Romani culture (Brno, Czech Republic) and PhD Miika Tervonen (University of Helsinki) for their contributions,




The Finnish Ministry of Education and Culture, the Dutch Embassy in Helsinki, the Swedish Cultural Foundation in Finland, The Nordic Culture Fund and Arts Promotion Centre Finland and Otto Malm Foundation for financial support.


Visual materials by courtesy of:


The Archives of the Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum, Auschwitz, Poland • Documentation and Cultural Centre of German Sinti and Roma, Heidelberg, Germany • Gedenkstätte für die Bonner Opfer des Nationalsozialismus, An der Synagoge e.V., Bonn, Germany• The Ethnological Archives of the Museum of Ethnography in Budapest, Hungary • The collection of the Roma Historical Institute, the Roma People Association, Auschwitz, Poland • The Archives of the National Library, Vienna, Austria • Memorial Center, Camp Westerbork Museum, Netherlands • Photo Archives of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, Washington, United States • Federal Archives, Koblenz, Germany • Landelijke Sinti Organisatie, Best, Netherlands • The Prussian Heritage Image Archive,  Berlin, Germany • The Pietarsaari City Museum, Finland • The private archive of Cultural Counsellor Veijo Baltzar, Finland. 



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