18 | Feb
2018
18 | Feb
2018

jewish genealogical society monthly meeting

What You Can Learn from Bubbe's Photos:  Or, Jewish Clothing as Cultural History

For most of Jewish history, clothing represented a tension between dressing Jewish and dressing like everybody else. This was especially true in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, when most of our ancestors migrated to the U.S. Professor Eric Silverman, author of A Cultural History of Jewish Dress, will show how we can "read" the clothing in old photographs to illustrate the wider Jewish experience,

Presented by: Jewish Genealogical Society and the Ackman & the Ackman & Ziff Family Genealogy Institute at Center for Jewish History

jewish genealogical society monthly meeting