Unlocking Holocaust-Era Family Records

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Sunday July 29

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2:00 PM  –  3:30 PM

Join us as Dr. Diane Afoumado reveals how the Holocaust Survivors and Victims Resource Center staff at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum assist people from all over the world to find their families and learn their fate using the International Tracing Service collection and the Holocaust Survivors and Victims Database.

Attendees will have the unique opportunity to reserve a half-hour research session with Dr. Afoumado and Sara-Joelle Clark, Information Retrieval Specialist, at the Midwest Regional offices of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Highland Park on July 30, 31, and August 1.

Dr. Afoumado is Chief of the Research and Reference Branch at the Holocaust Survivors and Victims Resource Center at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, Washington, D.C.


Free to members of the Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center, U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum, and Jewish Genealogical Society of Illinois.

Free with Museum admission.


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