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Center for Jewish History
15 West 16th Street
New York, NY 10011
(between 5th and 6th avenues)
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Public Transportation: F train to 16th street.
N/W/R/ or 6/4/5 to Union Square.
1/9 to 18th Street

Parking: Street parking is permitted on 16th and 17th street after 6 pm. A parking lot is located across the street from the Center's entrance on 16th street.
ADA Compliant: YES

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Searching for Relatives in the JDC Names Database
Sunday, November 01, 2015 through Sunday, November 01, 2015

The JDC Archives Names Database includes over 500,000 names of individuals whom the JDC has assisted in over a century of rescue and relief operations. Naomi Barth, Archives Project Specialist, will demonstrate the value of this database in genealogy research. ... (continued)
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Legalizing Acts, Illegal Enactments
Tuesday, November 10, 2015 through Wednesday, November 11, 2015

20th century American history is marked by several key legal acts concerning immigration and nationality, notably those taking place in 1921, 1924, 1946, 1952, and 1965. While these acts paved the paths of migration for some national and ethnic groups to the US, they also blocked the gates on others ... (continued)
Length: Unknown
Intermission(s): Unknown