Discovery and Recovery: Preserving Iraqi Jewish Heritage with speaker Doris Hamburg

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Date(s) - Sunday, October 27, 2013
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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Jewish Museum of Maryland

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On Sunday, October 27th, the Jewish Museum of Maryland will host National Archives (NARA) Director of Preservation Programs Doris Hamburg  who will speak about NARA’s latest exhibition, “Discovery and Recovery: Preserving Iraqi Jewish Heritage.” The exhibit details the dramatic recovery of historic materials relating to the Jewish community in Iraq from a flooded basement in Saddam Hussein’s intelligence headquarters and the National Archives’ ongoing work in support of the U.S. Government’s efforts to preserve these materials and make them available online.

 

Call Trillion Attwood at 410-732-6402 x215 or email tattwood@jewishmuseummd.org for more information.