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Setsuko Hara: Japan's Garbo

Setsuko Hara evokes mystery. She had a strong acting career and made multiple films with celebrated director Yasujiro Ozu. Then, in 1963, she quit acting and retire from public life, drawing comparisons to Greta Garbo. But she left behind a filmography filled with wonderful performances. Come learn why she is considered one of the greatest actresses of her time.

This program will be presented via Zoom.

Jordan Peele Deep Dive

For this month's film program, we are doing an in-depth look at Jordan Peele, one of the most exciting filmmakers working today. "But Liz- he only has three films!" Well, there is a lot of material in those films, as well as his work as a writer and producer.

This program will be presented via Zoom.

Genealogy Series: Finding Your Immigrant Ancestors

Immigrant ancestors can be difficult to track to the port of entry. Sometimes it’s so fun to go looking for the immigration documentation, researchers skip the vital first step: laying a firm foundation of records in America. We’ll look at a methodical approach that will help researchers lay a firm foundation of U.S. records before trying to run to the port and jump the pond.

Genealogy Series: Town Histories as a Local Touchstone

Town histories, often penned by local experts and town historians, can be a treasure trove of information. Made up of local history and genealogies, not only can they help make linkages throughout the family tree, but they can also build context for the lives of your ancestors and be a springboard to further research. Join us as we explore these useful secondary resources!

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