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Virtual Talk: Photographs and Family History Research

October 6, 2022 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Photograph from an album compiled by Louis Linton (né Ludwig Liebermann), with caption added by him in the 1970s. Wiener Holocaust Library Collections.

To coincide with our exhibition ‘There was a time…’: Jewish Family Photographs Before 1939, join members of The Wiener Holocaust Library staff as they discuss the importance of photographs in family research.

Photo Archivist Torsten Jugl and International Tracing Service Archive Team Manager Elise Bath lead this event, where they discuss the uses of images in family history, as well as their limitations, and offer practical tips on how to care for and fully explore your photographs.

This event is also part of the ‘Excavation-Confrontation-Repair? Family Histories of the Holocaust’ programme.

Event guidelines for those joining online:

  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 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.
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  • Jackie Young says:

    I was one of the Windermere Children went to Bulldogsbank and then onto Weircourtney we were the youngest my name then was Jona Spiegel

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