Jewish Historical Society of Greater Hartford
The Jewish Historical Society of Greater Hartford, a non-profit organization, is dedicated to collecting and preserving historical documents, photographs and memorabilia of the Jewish community of Greater Hartford. Established in 1971, the Society’s main commitment is to reach the largest audience possible through publications, exhibitions, seminars and educational programs.

A recent Society project is the publication of Remembering the Old Neighborhood: Stories from Hartford’s North End, a compilation of essays and oral histories. The fourth volume of the Connecticut History Series on Connecticut’s Jewish farmers is in production for a 2010 release. A documentary film on the role of Jewish women from the Hartford area during World War II will premiere in fall 2009. A panel exhibit featuring the words and documents of participants is also planned. Past exhibits include: Hartford Remembers Sophie Tucker, The Last Red Hot Mama, and The Hartford-Israel Connection: A Century of Commitment, in honor of Israel’s 60th birthday, as well as Witness to War, 1941-1945: The Soviet Jewish Experience.

The JHSGH archives contain over 600 oral history interviews and is a research center and repository of historical documents relating to the Greater Hartford Jewish community. The Society holds a number of informative programs and trips throughout the year, and also presents workshops on preserving family histories for students and adults.

The JHSGH, a beneficiary agency of the Jewish Federation of Greater Hartford, is
located at 333 Bloomfield Avenue, West Hartford, CT. 06117, 860-727-6171,

We're happy for you to share this digital image within the spirit of The Commons. Certain restrictions on high quality reproductions of the original physical version of apply though; if you're unsure please visit the Jewish Women's Archive website.

For obtaining reproductions of images from The Jewish Historical Society of Greater Hartford, please visit the JHSGH website.
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