SEPTEMBER 3 – OCTOBER 2, 2019 On Tuesday evening September 3rd, a new exhibit, Trailblazer: Connecticut Jewish Women Making History, will open at the Chase Family Gallery at the Mandell JCC, 335 Bloomfield Avenue in West Hartford. This traveling exhibition – developed and curated by the Jewish Historical Society ofRead More →

While gathering around the holiday table or just getting together, use this perfect opportunity to collect and document family history. Everyone can contribute by compiling questions and the younger generation can assist with the interview process. A few tips – Always prepare and test audio equipment Use words such asRead More →

Our 2019 debut item for Artifact of the Month is this adorable Corona XC-R Yiddish typewriter. The serial number 640285 dates this typewriter to 1929, when Smith & Corona Typewriters, Inc. was manufacturing portable folding typewriters popular with journalists and home users. The company’s 1920s manual boasts that its productRead More →