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June 2016

Family History Pop-Up Exhibit

June 5 @ 12:30 pm - 4:00 pm
at Cong. Beth El-Atereth Israel,
561 Ward Street
Newton Centre, MA United States
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        You are invited to participate in JGSGB’s first “Family History Pop-Up Exhibit” at our monthly program. Bring your family history books, booklets and scrapbooks to be viewed by and to inspire your fellow genealogists! The exhibit will accompany a presentation by Mike Karsen on how to "Liven Up Your Family History with Images". Drop off your work between 11:30 am and 12:30 pm, and pick it up from 4 to 5 pm the same day.  Advance…

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Mike Karsen – Liven Up Your Family History With Images

June 5 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
at Cong. Beth El-Atereth Israel,
561 Ward Street
Newton Centre, MA United States
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A family history can contain phenomenal research with every event documented with precision, but yet no one is interested in reading it.  This is a likely outcome when the history consists mainly of names, dates and text.  If we want our painstaking work to be appreciated, it needs to be a vehicle for “time travel,” taking us back to the days when our grandparents and great-grandparents lived and raised their families. The use of contemporary images can bring histories to…

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