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

Program:
"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- www.jgsny.org- 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
See jgsny.org for more information

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