10th Annual Kristallnacht Lecture: Florence Post, Holocaust Survivor

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Thursday, November 10, 2016 10:00 AM Main Library Florence Post was like any other child growing up in Lithuania in the 1940s, until 1941 when the Germans invaded. She will share her story of living under Nazi Occupation and life after the war. Florence came to America in 1949 at the age 12. She obtained a […]

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9th Annual Kristallnacht Lecture: Abby Weiner

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On Tuesday, November 10, the Farmington Libraries held its 9th Annual Kristallnacht Lecture, featuring Holocaust survivor Abby Weiner. Holocaust survivor and West Hartford resident Abby Weiner joined us to share his story. Born in Sighet, Romania, Weiner was one of the last transported out of his hometown to Auschwitz and later Buchenwald. After liberation by the […]

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Farmington Libraries’ 8th Annual Kristallnacht Lecture With Margot Jeremias

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On Monday, November 10, 2014, at 10:00 a.m., the Farmington Libraries hosted its 8th Annual Kristallnacht lecture with speaker Margot Jeremias. Margot Jeremias grew up in Germany and was seven years-old when Hitler came to power. She witnessed Kristallnacht firsthand, and, for the two years that followed, suffered under the much different and frightening Nazi regime until being […]

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Dr. Leon Chameides Delivers 7th Annual Kristallnacht Holocaust Lecture

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On Monday, November 11, the Farmington Main Library was honored to host Dr. Leon Chameides as the speaker for our 7th Annual Kristallnacht Holocaust Lecture. Dr. Chameides served as the founding Chair of Pediatric Cardiology at Hartford Hospital and Connecticut Children’s Medical Center for 30 years, as Chair of Pediatrics at Hartford Hospital for 10 […]

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Farmington Libraries’ 7th Annual Kristallnacht Lecture With Dr. Leon Chameides

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On Monday, November 11, 2013, at 10:00 a.m., the Farmington Libraries will host its seventh annual Kristallnacht lecture with speaker Dr. Leon Chameides. The event will take place at the Farmington Main Library at 6 Monteith Drive. Born in Poland, Dr. Leon Chameides will share his family experiences through World War II, including his own […]

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6th Annual Kristallnacht Lecture: Ben Cooper & Henny Markiewicz

On Monday, November 19, 2012, the Farmington Libraries held its 6th Annual Kristallnacht lecture, featuring the the perspective of a German Holocaust survivor and an American combat medic who helped in the liberation of the Dachau Concentration Camp during World War II. This year’s speakers were Ben Cooper, a lifelong resident of West Hartford, and Henny Markiewicz […]

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