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    JEWISH GENEALOGY SOCIETY OF SACRAMENTO Sunday, December 19, 2004, 10 a.m. Albert Einstein Residence Center, 1935 Wright Street, Sacramento Uncovering Your
    Message 1 of 1 , Dec 16, 2004
      JEWISH GENEALOGY SOCIETY OF SACRAMENTO
      Sunday, December 19, 2004, 10 a.m.
      Albert Einstein Residence Center, 1935 Wright Street, Sacramento

      Uncovering Your Family History: the Jews of Sing-Sing and More!

      Sing-Sing, the notorious prison “up the river” from New York City, was home
      to more than a few Jewish inmates in its 175-year history. There are the
      famous Rosenbergs and a handful of gangsters, but many more. Perhaps one of those
      “black sheep” is in your family tree. Ron Arons will give us a glimpse of
      how Jews played an important role in the prison’s history, but also demonstrate
      the value of researching more than names and dates. According to Arons,
      focusing on how people lived, one person at a time, will lead us to a better
      understanding of their behavior and true family history.

      A genealogist based in the Bay Area, Arons has given presentations to
      genealogy conferences in London, Toronto and Washington, D.C., and authored several
      articles.

      For more information on the upcoming meeting of the Jewish Genealogy Society
      of Sacramento, e-mail the JGSS at jgs_sacramento@... or leave a message
      at 916-486-0906 ext. 361.

      Old Laptop to Spare? In search of a laptop computer -- if you have upgraded
      your laptop recently and have an old version you‘d like to donate to the Jewish
      Genealogy Society of Sacramento, please let us know. It would be used with
      scanning software to help keep track of our growing library. As a nonprofit
      organization, your donation to us would be tax-deductible. E-mail us or call us
      at info above.


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