Virtual Event: Family History and the Holocaust – Staff from the Library discuss their work in family history
March 8 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
We are pleased to announce a new event in our Excavation-Confrontation-Repair? Family Histories of the Holocaust Event Series, which explores the meaning and legacy of family research into the Holocaust.
This event will discuss how family history makes up a significant aspect of both the collection and research work carried out by The Wiener Holocaust Library staff. Senior Archivist Howard Falksohn and Photo Archivist Torsten Jügl will offer insight into the family papers and photographs held at The Wiener Holocaust Library, while Helen Lewandowski will present her work using parts of this material in the ongoing Refugee Family Papers project. Senior ITS Researcher Mary Vrabecz will also offer guidance on how to begin researching family members who were caught up in the Holocaust.
1. The Library will send you a Zoom link and joining instructions via email prior to the event. Please check your junk email folders.
2. Please try and join 5 minutes before the event start time (17.55) and we will let you into the room (do try and bear with us if this takes a few minutes).
3. If you would like to ask a question during the event, please type your question into the chat function, and we will endeavour to answer as many questions as possible during the Q&A. Your webcam will not be seen during this event.
4. The event will be recorded for the Library’s YouTube channel and will be shared at a later date.Book now
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