Jewish Genealogy Society of Colorado Presents Oceanic Journey to America - Traveling in Steerage Class #events
Oceanic Journey to America-Traveling in Steerage ClassSpeaker: Nancy Levin, CG
10 AM to 12 PM Mountain Remember Daylight Savings Time Change
9:30 AM A Schmear, A Schmooze, and Share
Nancy will discuss the experiences that passengers endured at all points of time - including actual reports from newspaper articles, interviews, etc. For those that arrived in the 1840s - the oceanic experiences were different than those that come in the 1870s, and different again, then those who arrived after the cholera epidemic in Hamburg and ensuing changes
Nancy Levin’s Biography
International lecturer; author; and full-time professional genealogist specializing in Jewish genealogy. Licensed by the Board for Certification of Genealogists since 1997. Speaker at annual NGS and Jewish genealogy international conferences (IAJGS); New England Historic and Genealogical Society; Hebrew College; community centers; libraries; and other venues. Author of chapters on immigration and naturalization in the Avotaynu Guide to Jewish Genealogy. BA, U. of Vermont; MBA, Northeastern U.