Film, Video Jewish Washington: Scrapbook of an American Community

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Title
Jewish Washington: Scrapbook of an American Community
Summary
Laura Cohen Apelbaum and Wendy Turman of the Jewish Historical Society of Greater Washington spoke about the history of the Jewish community in Washington, D.C. The talk also included images from the new book, "Jewish Washington: Scrapbook of an American Community." The program was sponsored by the Library's African and Middle Eastern Division. The collections of the Jewish Historical Society of Greater Washington, used to illustrate the book, trace the history of the Jewish community from the mid-19th century through the present day. The personal and family papers, organizational and business records, congregational and synagogue archives, historical photographs, oral histories, and ritual objects document the unique local, national, and international life of American Jews in and around Washington, D.C.
Event Date
October 18, 2007
Notes
-  Wendy Turman is an archivist with the Jewish Historical Society of Greater Washington.
-  Laura Cohen Appelbaum is the executive director of the Jewish Historical Society of Greater Washington.
Related Resources
African and Middle Eastern Division: https://www.loc.gov/rr/amed/
Running Time
47 minutes 47 seconds
Language
English
Online Format
video

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