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Connecticut Catholic in Wartime Washington, 1917

One hundred years ago, American entry into the First World War transformed the nation’s capital from a sleepy crossroads of Southern gentility into a modern hub of administration commensurate to an emerging first class world power. It was here a young Catholic soldier wrote his family, primarily his mother and sisters, back in their hometown of Southington, Connecticut.

Community Builders: Jewish History in Montgomery County

The Jewish Historical Society of Greater Washington invites you to a free lecture on July 13! 

Clare Lise Kelly, author of Montgomery Modern and an architectural historian with M-NCPPC Montgomery County Planning Department, will be speaking about the key role of Jewish developers played in community building in Montgomery County from the 1930s through the post-war era.

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