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An American Classic

01/01/1970 12:00 am

Sy Manello | Detroit Jewish News

The Jewish Historical Society of Michigan will present Barbara Cohn, co-author of The Detroit Public Library: An American Classic (2017) and a master’s candidate in museum studies at Johns Hopkins University, highlighting Jewish Detroiters instrumental in the foundation and sustenance of the Detroit Public Library from the 1800s to the 1960s. We will hear their many surprising and inspiring stories, including the conflict between the Detroit Library Commission and the Detroit Police “Censorship Squad.” Format: Zoom (virtual conference platform). Cost: Free for members, $18 for non-members. Register by 9 pm Monday, July 13. Instructions for joining the Zoom call will be sent the day before.


12:00 am