JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Family History: Caring for Your Treasures program at July 19 JGS of Illinois meeting #general


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Family History: Caring for Your Treasures¬Ě will be the topic of a talk
by Eileen A. Ielmini, assistant university archivist of the Special
Collections Research Center at the University of Chicago Library, at the
2 p.m. Sunday, July 19, 2015, meeting of the Jewish Genealogical Society
of Illinois in Temple Beth-El, 3610 Dundee Road, Northbrook.

She will speak about best practices for preserving family history
documents and records such as letters, photos, newspapers, etc.

The JGS of Illinois meeting facilities on the lower level at Temple
Beth-El will open at 12:30 p.m. to accommodate members who want to use
or borrow genealogy library materials, get help with genealogy websites,
or ask genealogical questions before the main program begins at 2 p.m.
For more information, visit http://jgsi.org/ or phone 312-666-0100.

Eileen A. Ielmini's complete title is assistant university archivist and
head of the archives and manuscripts unit in the Special Collections
Research Center at the University of Chicago. She has been an archivist
for almost 26 years. Ielmini has worked in a variety of archival
settings including historical society, city and state archives; and
university archive/special collections.

She has a master of library and information science degree, and a
bachelor's degree in history with minors in archaeology and historical
anthropology. She moved to Chicago >from Savannah, Ga., in 1998 to join
the Special Collections Research Center at the University of Chicago.

Submitted by
Martin Fischer
Vice President-Publicity
Jewish Genealogical Society of Illinois

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