JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen March Meeting of Jewish Genealogical Society of Philadelphia #general


March Meeting of Jewish Genealogical Society of Philadelphia
[Dedicated to the memory of PJAC archivist, Lily G. Schwartz]

Date: Monday, March 13, 2000
Time: 7:45 PM
Place: The Newman Building at Gratz College
Old York Road (Route 611) and Melrose Avenue
Melrose Park, PA

Speaker: Allen Meyers
Topic: Strawberry Mansion: The Jewish Community of
North Philadelphia

Allen Meyers has presented lectures on Jewish neighborhoods
in Philadelphia and southern New Jersey for more than twenty

In his second and latest book, Allen offers the Jewish history of
"the Mansion," the area to which many Jews migrated >from their
original homes in South Philadelphia. Allen will discuss various
topics in his book, and relate interesting anecdotes about his
sources of information.

Special Offer for New Members and other Beginners!

Come 30 minutes early and hear more experienced members
of JGSP give advice and counsel on issues that interest and
perplex you. Come at 7:15 and stay for the regular meeting

Interested friends are always welcome!
Refreshments will be served following the meeting

Ride Sharing Program: (215) 947-7374

Russian Special Interest Group: The next meeting
will be held April 16, at 1:30 p.m. at the usual location,
Klein Branch JCC, Red Lion Road and Jamison Avenue.

Computer Special Interest Group: The next meeting
of the group will be held at Gratz, 7:30 p.m., on April 6th.
Topic: To be announced.

For all who are researching Philadelphia roots and need
information on local resources; cemeteries, funeral directors,
repositories (and much more) please visit the JGSP website:

Lois Sernoff [JGSPhiladelphia]

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