JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen JGS NY Special Educational Event on May 19th #general

Harriet Mayer

Jewish Genealogical Society of New York invites you to join us for
"New York City Family History Research: An Afternoon of Learning in memory of
Steven Siegel".

Sunday, May 19th >from 12:30 to 5:30 at the Center for Jewish History, 15 West 16th
St. New York

"Destructive Creators: Jewish Immigrant "Bankers", the Business of Mass Migration,
and New Sources for Family History"Rebecca Kobrin, Knapp Asst.Professor of American
Jewish History at Columbia University
"The Genealogy of Brick and Stone:Tracing the History of New York Buildings"
Anthony W. Robins, Architectural Historian
">from Sonnenshein and Sunshine: Jews and Name Changing in NYC in the 20th Century"
Kirsten Fermaglich, Associate Professor of History and Jewish Studies at Michigan
State University
"Under the Radar: a panel discussion on valuable lesser known records for family
history research in NYC libraries and archives" Robert J. Friedman, Avrum Geller,
and Joan Koster-Morales, Professional Genealogists

Cost: only $15 for members, $20 for non-members
REGISTER at our website- where you will find the complete program

Steven Siegel, who died in 2012, was a founding member and past president of JGS
NY. He was active in many genealogical, historical, and archival organizations.

Submitted by Harriet Mayer
JGS NY VP Communications
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