New York City Family History Research: An Afternoon of Learning in Memory of Steven Siegel
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: firstname.lastname@example.org
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