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August 18, 2004

Library of Congress Exhibition Marking 350th Anniversary of Jewish Life in America Opens Sept. 9

PSA - 30 SECONDS

THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS WILL CELEBRATE 350 YEARS OF JEWISH LIFE IN AMERICA WITH A SPECIAL FREE EXHIBITION OPENING SEPT. 9. "FROM HAVEN TO HOME" - FEATURING MORE THAN 150 TREASURES DOCUMENTING JEWISH SETTLEMENT IN THE NEW WORLD-WILL BE ON VIEW FROM 10 A.M. TO 5 P.M., MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY, THROUGH DEC. 18, IN THE THOMAS JEFFERSON BUILDING, LOCATED AT FIRST AND INDEPENDENCE AVENUE S.E., WASHINGTON, D.C.

PSA - 60 SECONDS

THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS WILL CELEBRATE 350 YEARS OF JEWISH LIFE IN AMERICA WITH A SPECIAL FREE EXHIBITION OPENING SEPT. 9. "FROM HAVEN TO HOME" WILL FEATURE MORE THAN 150 TREASURES DOCUMENTING JEWISH SETTLEMENT IN THE NEW WORLD, BEGINNING IN 1654 WITH THE SEARCH FOR A SAFE HAVEN IN NEW AMSTERDAM (NEW YORK CITY). THE EXHIBITION WILL BE ON VIEW FROM 10 A.M. TO 5 P.M., MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY, THROUGH DEC. 18, IN THE THOMAS JEFFERSON BUILDING, LOCATED AT FIRST AND INDEPENDENCE AVENUE S.E., WASHINGTON, D.C. TAKE THE BLUE OR ORANGE LINE METRO TO CAPITOL SOUTH.

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PR 04-157
08/18/04
ISSN 0731-3527

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