23 Jan

Family History Today: Case Studies from Sherlock Cohn, The Photo Genealogist

Wednesday, January 23, 2019 - 6:30pm
Presenter: 
Ava (Sherlock) Cohn
Event Location: 
Center for Jewish History, 15 West 16th St. (Btw. 5th and 6th Aves.), New York, NY 10011
Event Sponsor: 
Ackman & Ziff Family Genealogy Institute, Yeshiva University Museum, New York City Department of Cultural Affairs (in partnership with the City Council)

Sherlock Cohn, Jewish genealogy sleuth, will demonstrate why it’s important to mine the clues our ancestors left for us in their photographs and how photo dating, photo identification, and fashion/artifact history can help us solve some of our genealogy mysteries.

If you plan to attend this workshop and have a family photo you would like Sherlock Cohn to analyze, please read the photo submission guidelines at sherlockcohn.bpt.me (deadline: December 15).

This lecture is free, but there are limited spaces available. Reservations are required at sherlockcohn.bpt.me.