Please join us on Tuesday, June 9 for an up-close tour of the Jacob Rader Marcus Center of the American Jewish Archives, located on the campus of the Hebrew Union College.
3101 Clifton Avenue
Cincinnati, OH 45220
This impressive facility contains the largest collection of American Jewish documents in the world. Founded in 1947, the archives was established by Dr. Jacob Rader Marcus in the aftermath of the European Holocaust when American Jews inherited a primary responsibility of preserving the continuity of Jewish life and learning for future generations. Today the AJA houses over ten million pages of documentation. It contains nearly 8,000 linear feet of archives, manuscripts, nearprint materials, photographs, audio and video tape, microfilm, and genealogical materials.
11:30 – Arrival and Check-in
11:45 – Lunch and Presentation
12:15 – Site Tour and Collection Highlights
Parking is available when you enter the campus. Look for the clock tower to find the main entrance to the archives.
$15 members $20 nonmembers $10 students
Register via email to Denise Witzgall firstname.lastname@example.org by Thursday, June 4th.
Note: If you register and need to cancel, please do so by Monday, June 8th. If you do not cancel by that date, you are responsible for the meeting fee to cover the lunch order.