Using Online Resources at the U.S. Holocaust Museum

April 23, 2017 Newton $0.00 - $5.00 0
(Photo: rypson/iStock)
(Photo: rypson/iStock)

Megan Lewis, a reference librarian at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum since 1998, will explain how to access the Museum’s genealogical resources including the searchable online database of Holocaust victims and survivors.

The Museum’s collections include original source material from the personal collections of Holocaust survivors and victims including letters, passports and diplomas, an extensive photograph archive, and oral histories. 

Megan Lewis is a frequent speaker at the annual International Association of Jewish Genealogical Society’s Conference. She has degrees in history and library science and is currently doing post-graduate work in digital curation.

Refreshments will be served.

Special Interest Group (SIG) Meetings
Pre-lecture: 12:30 pm – 1:20 pm Bessarabia, Litvak-Baltic and Poland
Post-lecture: Approx. 3:30 pm Belarus and Ukraine

The Jewish Genealogical Society of Greater Boston (JGSGB) is dedicated to helping people discover and research their Jewish family history. JGSGB offers monthly programsspecial interest groupsindividual help with research and a comprehensive beginner’s course. We have an extensive collection of research materials and publish an award-winning journal, Mass-Pocha. JGSGB welcomes beginners and has expert members with a broad range of skills in various research techniques who are happy to help others. More information at www.jgsgb.org.

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Sunday, April 23, 2017, 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Where
Temple Emanuel
385 Ward St
Newton, MA 02459
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$0.00 Member
$5.00 Non-Member

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