Sutro Library's Anniversary Celebration
You are cordially invited to celebrate Adolph Sutro's 189th birthday!
Come learn about the history of the San Francisco Jewish community with:
- Marc Dollinger, Ph.D., Richard and Rhoda Goldman Chair in Jewish Studies and Social Responsibility, SF State, "American Jewish Life on the Edge (of the Continent): Jews and the History of San Francisco"
- Jeff Lewy, Bay Area Cemetery Transcriptions Coordinator, San Francisco Bay Area Jewish Genealogical Society, "Transcribing Bay Area Cemetery Data: Helping Genealogists Do Long-Distance Research from Home"
- Marc Shaffer, Director of the documentary, American Jerusalem: Jews and the Making of San Francisco, "The Making of American Jerusalem"
5:30pm Panel discussion followed by a 10-minute intermission.
6:40pm Screening of American Jerusalem.
Free event, but RSVP is required due to limited space. Birthday treats and refreshments will be provided; however, guests are welcome to bring food to nosh on during the screening! Register to attend.
Co-sponsored by the California State Library Foundation, Sutro Library, SF State Jewish Studies Department, San Francisco Bay Area Jewish Genealogical Society, and SF Hillel.