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The New York Librarian Who Spied On American Nazis

Hosted By: The Museum of Jewish Heritage

Florence Mendheim was a Jewish librarian who went undercover in the 1930s to spy on Nazis around New York City. This program will explore her fascinating life and legacy.

Featuring:

  • Marshall Curry, an Academy Award-winning filmmaker who directed the short film “A Night at the Garden;”
  • Dr. Daniel Greene, President and Librarian at the Newberry Library in Chicago, adjunct professor of history at Northwestern University, and curator of “Americans and the Holocaust;” and
  • Michael Simonson, Head of Public Outreach and Archivist at the Leo Baeck Institute.

The discussion will be moderated by Treva Walsh, Collections Project Manager at the Museum of Jewish Heritage.

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