Re: Jewish Cemetery at Former Psychiatric Hospital on New York's Long Island #usa #general

Shelley Mitchell

What a wonderful undertaking  

For those that cannot be identified by records, I wonder if any DNA can be recovered, despite the prohibition of disturbing the buried dead and the passage of time. If it can, there are large enough pockets of DNA repositories that can be used to compare with. Many of us wouldn’t even know if a family member was alive, let only buried. Hopefully a database of names can readily be established. Are financial contributions sought?  If so, please share the information about how to go about contributing. 

Thank you. 

Shelley Mitchell, NYC 

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