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US Holocaust Memorial Museum’s History Unfolded: US Newspapers and the Holocaust Project

  • July 20, 2022
  • 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
  • Zoom



How did newspapers on Long Island and throughout New York State report on Holocaust era events such as the Nazi boycott of Jewish businesses, the German American Bund rally at Madison Square Garden and FDR’s plan to create a free port for refugees at Fort Ontario in Oswego? The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum’s History Unfolded: US Newspapers and the Holocaust project needs your help to find out.

In this remote/hands-on workshop, participants will learn what the History Unfolded citizen history project is, engage in a model program (a “research sprint”), and then discuss how the History Unfolded project can be a great fit for libraries looking to get patrons and staff using their microfilmed or digitized historical newspapers collections.

Program attendees must create a free History Unfolded account before the event in order to participate in the research sprint. Please create your History Unfolded account here in order to participate fully in this workshop.


Code of Conduct

For questions, please email Eliscia Cirrone, ecirrone@lilrc.org.

Professional Development Hours: 1.5 (.15 CEUs)

FOR OUR PARTICIPANTS - You will need both a LILRC and a Zoom account. You will need to sign into your zoom account prior to accessing the meeting.  LILRC account is for registration & your Zoom account is for access.  

If you do not already have a LILRC account you will be prompted to create one (if you have forgotten your password, and need help resetting it you can email Eliscia at ecirrone@lilrc.org). Please log into your LILRC account prior to registering to ensure your information is populated correctly.  

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Phone: (631) 675-1570

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