New York City Family History Research: An Afternoon of Learning in Memory of Steven Siegel

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Jewish Genealogical Society, Inc. in partnership with the New York Genealogical and Biographical Society, Archivists Round Table of Metropolitan New York,and Jewish Historical Society of New York presents "New York City Family History Research: An Afternoon of Learning in Memory of Steven Siegel."  

Steve Siegel, who died in 2012, was a founding member and past president of JGS, Inc., and past president of both the Archivists Round Table and the Jewish Historical Society of NY, and a member of the New York Family History School Board of Advisors of the New York Genealogical and Biographical Society.

The Program consists of four lectures (see below)

Cost: $15 for members of a sponsoring organization, $20 for non-members

Register at  www.jgsny.org

Questions? Email: program@jgsny.org

Program:

Rebecca Kobrin, Russell and Bettina Knapp Assistant Professor of American Jewish History, Columbia University. Destructive Creators: Jewish Immigrant “Bankers”, the Business of Mass Migration, and New Sources for Family History

Anthony W. Robins, Architectural Historian. The Genealogy of Brick and Stone: Tracing the History of New York Buildings

Kirsten Fermaglich, Associate Professor of History and Jewish Studies, Michigan State University. From Sonnenshein to Sunshine: Jews and Name Changing in NYC in the 20th Century

Robert J.Friedman, Avrum Geller, Joan Koster-Morales, Professional Genealogists. Under the Radar: a panel discussion on valuable lesser known records for family history research in NYC libraries and archives

When: 
Sunday, May 19, 2013 - 12:30pm to 5:30pm
Venue: 
Center for Jewish History, 15 West 16th Street, New York, NY
Sponsor: 
The New York Genealogical & Biographical Society
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