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Oct

Celebrating American Archives Month! Trash or Treasure? Collecting in an Archive

Thursday, October 26, 2017 | 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Max M. Fisher Federation Building
6735 Telegraph Road, Bloomfield Hills

Archives hold one of our most precious resources: history. Yet, few understand what is considered “historic” and what is considered “trash.” Join Federation archivist Robbie Terman for a discussion on life in an archival repository: what is collected, why and what happens next.

No charge, but seating is limited | Bagels and coffee will be served.
Questions? Email Robbie Terman or call 248-203-1491.

Please RSVP by October 19 below

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Friends of the Leonard N. Simons Jewish Community Archives

The mission of the Leonard N. Simons Jewish Community Archives is to collect, preserve and make available the history of Detroit’s Jewish community.
Its collection includes more than two million documents, 25,000 photograph, 100 oral history interviews, and the popular Irwin I. Cohn Michigan Jewish Cemetery Index. Become a “Friend” By becoming a “Friend,” you will receive membership benefits such as behind-the-scenes tours of archival repositories and invitations to programs and lectures. In addition, your gift will help us continue to collect and preserve the history of Jewish Detroit.

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