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Andrew Dauphinee, Instruction and Outreach Librarian

January 2019

Using the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum for Genealogical Research

January 25 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
New Jersey State Library, Meeting Room, Fifth Floor, 185 W State Street
Trenton, NJ 08625 United States

The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum is one of the preeminent institutions for Holocaust-era research. Known worldwide as a museum, it is also invaluable to genealogists. This talk will cover strategies for using the Victims and Survivors database, the International Tracing Service Inventory Search, and the museum’s archival holdings (particularly those that are available online) of artifacts, documents, photos, films, books, and personal stories. Methods in which the print collection in Washington DC may be used will be described.  Finally,…

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Career Connections Presents – The Right Career for You

January 29 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
New Jersey State Library, Meeting Room, Fifth Floor, 185 W State Street
Trenton, NJ 08625 United States
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Career Connections - The Right Career for You

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February 2019

From Dorothea Dix to the Post-War Era: Historic Reports of New Jersey’s Psychiatric Hospitals

February 5 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
New Jersey State Library, Meeting Room, Fifth Floor, 185 W State Street
Trenton, NJ 08625 United States

New Jersey opened its first state hospital for those needing psychiatric care in 1848.  Known as the New Jersey State Lunatic Asylum, this hospital was established in direct response to Dorothea Dix’s patient advocacy campaign and, as such, offered a revolutionary approach to patient care, one that emphasized holistic treatments and protected patient dignity.  Yet over the next century, these approaches would be challenged by changing social, political, and scientific norms.  The New Jersey State Library’s recently digitized collection of…

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Summer Camp Fair

February 12 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
New Jersey State Library, Reading Room, Second Floor, 185 W State Street
Trenton, NJ 08625 United States

With the summer quickly approaching, now is the time for parents to start considering their childcare options for the summer.  Many parents choose to enroll their children in summer camps, in either day camps, overnight camps, or specialty camps.  Summer camps offer your children a wide range of activities fostering their personal, physical, social, and educational growth.  However, choosing the right summer camp can be difficult and time consuming, but we have you covered.  Please join the NJ State Library…

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Forging Effective Public / Private Partnerships through Corporate Day-of-Service Projects

February 13 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
New Jersey State Library, Meeting Room, Fifth Floor, 185 W State Street
Trenton, NJ 08625 United States

Successful, engaging community projects are often completely overlooked opportunities that can foster far more substantive relationships than any proposal ever can by offering a chance for executives to work side by side with youth and families in the communities that they serve … and ultimately become your organization’s ambassadors. Please join Leontyne Anglin and learn to develop a strategic plan to get your foot in the door, lead successful large-scale projects and potentially generate thousands of dollars in support. Leontyne…

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Last Seen: Finding Family After Slavery

February 22 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
New Jersey State Library, Meeting Room, Fifth Floor, 185 W State Street
Trenton, NJ 08625 United States

In honor of African American History Month, please join us for as Dr. Judith Geisberg and Margaret Jerrido showcase a wonderful resource for tracking down ancestors who were slaves.  Before slavery came to an end, enslaved families were routinely separated when “owners” sold mothers away from children, husbands from wives, sisters away from brothers.  The heartbreak of these separations has lived on to their descendants, who today try to fill in their family trees.  For two years, Dr. Geisberg and…

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Career Connections Presents – Path to Employment

February 27 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
New Jersey State Library, Meeting Room, Fifth Floor, 185 W State Street
Trenton, NJ 08625 United States
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Are you struggling to find employment or tired of your current job?  Please join us for Career Connections Presents: Path to Employment to learn about the best practices for finding a job as well as some powerful resources from the NJ Department of Labor and Workforce.  Topics we will cover include: Creating a job search plan Job searching Career Connections Jersey Job Club  

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