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Judi Garner

About Judi Garner

Judi has worked for the American Jewish Historical Society New England Archives since 2001 and is responsible for overseeing the daily operations and administration of AJHS-NEA while participating in the development of a long-range vision for the Society as a new member of the NEHGS team. Judi received an A.B. in History from Wellesley College where her focus was on American Jewish History and Women in American History. She also earned a M.S. degree in Library and Information Science from Simmons College, with a concentration in Archival Management. Judi is currently a member of the Society of American Archivists and the New England Archivists.

ICYMI: Useful databases at AJHS-NEA

[Editor’s note: This post originally appeared in Vita Brevis on 25 April 2014.]

garner-400As the American Jewish Historical Society, New England Archives (AJHS–NEA) has only recently formed a strategic partnership with the New England Historic Genealogical Society (NEHGS), anyone interested in New England Jewish history or genealogy may want to know about several databases and collections that might be specifically useful for genealogical research. They include the following:

The Records of the Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society, Boston (HIAS). The Boston office of HIAS was chartered in 1904 and operated autonomously from the national office in New York, even after their merger in 1916. Continue reading ICYMI: Useful databases at AJHS-NEA

Useful databases at AJHS-NEA

HIAS imageAs the American Jewish Historical Society, New England Archives (AJHS–NEA) has only recently formed a strategic partnership with the New England Historic Genealogical Society (NEHGS), anyone interested in New England Jewish history or genealogy may want to know about several databases and collections that might be specifically useful for genealogical research. They include the following: Continue reading Useful databases at AJHS-NEA