JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen [US] National Archives Celebrates Jewish American Month With Special Program: A Nation of Immigrants: How They Have Shaped America #general


Jan Meisels Allen
 

The (US) National Archives will celebrate Jewish American Heritage Month on
May 14 7:00 pm (EDT) with a panel program: A Nation of Immigrants: How They
Have Shaped America. Three award-winning authors will discuss how millions
of immigrants helped shape America in the late 19th and the 20th century.
Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and historian Nick Kotz, author of the
newly published The Harness Maker's Dream: Nathan Kallison and the Rise of
South Texas (TCU Press), will moderate a panel featuring Steve V. Roberts,
New York Times bestselling author of >from Every End of the Earth: 13
Families and the New Lives They Made in America, and Sanford J. Ungar,
President of Goucher College and author of Fresh Blood: The New American
Immigrants. A reception and book signing will follow the program. This
program is presented in partnership with the Jewish Historical Society of
Greater Washington.

This event will be webcast live on the National Archives UStream channel
(http://www.ustream.tv/usnationalarchives). The public event is free and no
advance registration is required. It will be held in the William G. McGowan
Theater of the National Archives Building in Washington, DC.

To read more about this go to:
http://www.archives.gov/dc-metro/events/may.html#immigrants

Jan Meisels Allen
Chairperson, IAJGS Public Records Access Monitoring Committee

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