Return to the Catskills

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(Postcard: Tichnor Brothers Collection/Boston Public Library)
(Postcard: Tichnor Brothers Collection/Boston Public Library)

Join us as we welcome Phil Brown, founder and president of the Catskills Institute. Phil will talk about the Jewish experience in the Catskills, from the first Jewish boarding house just before the turn of the 20th century, through the decline and current transformation.

In this presentation, he will show images of the hotels and bungalow colonies, the people who stayed and worked there, and the food and entertainment that sustained them. Start your summer by revisiting this historic vacation destination!

Phil Brown studies the Jewish experience in the Catskill Mountains. He is founder and president of the Catskills Institute, an organization that works to record and remember the history of the Catskills through conferences, public speaking, support of scholarly research, collecting materials for the world’s largest archive of Catskills items and running a large website.

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When
Tuesday, June 2, 2020, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Price
Free

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