Archives Day at The Breman
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Archives Day at The Breman

Archives Day at The Breman
Oct 15 2023 | 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Archives Day at The Breman

Archives Day at The Breman

October 15 | 11 AM – 2 PM


Members Free / Non-Members Free

Register HERE!

Schedule of Activities

11 AM – Noon

Jewish Genealogy Panel – Embark on a captivating journey through time and heritage at our "Jewish Genealogy Panel" from 11 AM to Noon. Join experts Gary Deutsch, known for his Jewish roots expertise, and passionate genealogist Gary Palgon, skilled in untangling ancestral stories. Alongside them, Peggy Freedman, renowned for her research skills, and archive navigation master Hariette Gershon complete the panel. Engage with these genealogy virtuosos to unearth your family's hidden tales and forge deeper connections to your Jewish heritage. Don't miss this opportunity to uncover your past's secrets!

Noon-2 PM

Archives Day at The Breman continues with 3 activities. We invite you to dive into history with a captivating lineup of activities and a poignant tour of our Holocaust exhibition. Here's what's in store:

Creating an Oral History of Your Family: Step by Step - Discover the Art of Storytelling

Let our seasoned archivists guide you through the art of preserving your family's unique stories for generations to come. Unearth the secrets to crafting a compelling oral history.

This includes activities for children to record their parents and grandparents.

Preserving Cherished Memories: Family Photographs - A Snapshot in Time

Learn the archivists' insider tricks for safeguarding your treasured family photographs, ensuring that the visual memories of your loved ones endure the test of time.

Genealogy Mentoring - Unlock the Secrets of Your Ancestry

Engage with our panel of genealogy experts and embark on a quest to unearth your family's hidden past. Bring your burning questions and get insider tips for tracing your family tree across the ages.

This includes interactive activities for families.

In addition to the Archives Day activities there will be a Docent-Led Tour of The Breman's Holocaust Exhibition - Absence of Humanity - The Holocaust Years 1933-1945

Immerse yourself in a gripping journey through the pages of history with our knowledgeable docents. Hear the history of the Holocaust through the experiences of survivors who made their home Atlanta, after the Holocaust.


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