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2016

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Sunday, July 10

2 pm

Drapers Forge Book Release and Signing

Meet debut author and collections volunteer Richard Sims, and help celebrate the release of Drapers Forge, a work of historical fiction.

Tacoma Historical Society Museum, 919 Pacific Avenue



Tuesday, July 26

5:30 to 7 pm

Tacoma’s Dry Goods and Wet Goods:

Nineteenth Century Jewish Pioneers

Exhibit opening reception and book release, with author and curator Deb Freedman. Publication is supported by a grant from the Tacoma Jewish Community Fund. Exhibit continues through November 26.

 Tacoma Historical Society Museum, 919 Pacific Avenue


Sunday, July 31

3:30 pm

Home of Peace Cemetery Walking Tour

Join author Deb Freedman in a free guided walk through the place where Tacoma’s organized Jewish history began. Come early, (between noon and 3) and participate in a community project of washing headstones.(Supplies will be provided.)

5421 Steilacoom Boulevard, Lakewood


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Monday September 12, 2016

7 pm
Murray Board Room
Wheelock Student Center
University of Puget Sound

Eleanor Corey Guderian

 Author of a recently published family memoir
that resonates with local history.

“Sticks, Stones and Songs—The Corey Story”


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Monday, Oct. 10, 2016

 7 pm

Murray Board Room
Wheelock Student Center
University of Puget Sound

Deborah K. Freedman

Author of the forthcoming book

Tacoma’s Dry Goods & Wet Goods:
Nineteenth Century Jewish Pioneers
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Monday, Nov. 14, 2016

7 pm
Murray Board Room
Wheelock Student Center
University of Puget Sound

“Howard Carr: Scion of a Tacoma Legend
with a Legendary Story”
 

Mary Bowlby, executive director, Job Carr Cabin Museum


The Landmark Series of local history talks is a cooperative effort of the Senior University program of the Franke Tobey Jones retirement community and Tacoma Historical Society. Programs are generally scheduled for 3:30 p.m. on the second Thursday. The programs are free and open to the public.

Franke Tobey Jones Retirement Community is at
5340 North Bristol St. in Tacoma.

( 253-752-6621 )


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