Please join the Montana Jewish Project in this unique research opportunity.

  • WHAT? History Unfolded: U.S. Newspapers and the Holocaust
  • WHEN? Tuesday, May 16th, 2023, 25 Iyyar, 5783, at 6pm (optional potluck at 5:30pm)
  • WHERE? at MJP Headquarters (historic Temple Emanu-El) or online

What did ordinary Montanans know about the Holocaust from reading their local newspapers in the years 1933–1945?

Let’s find out and then share what we learn with the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum as part of their citizen-historians’ project “History Unfolded: US Newspapers and the Holocaust.”

Join the Montana Jewish Project for this History Unfolded event on Tuesday, May 16. You can participate in person or online.


  • 5:30 p.m.-6:00 p.m. Optional pre-event potluck at the Montana Jewish Project
  • headquarters in the historic Temple Emanu-El in Helena.
  • 6:00 p.m.-6:30 p.m. Training (Learn tips for searching historic online newspapers before getting to work)
  • 6:30 p.m. 8:30 p.m. Researching online newspapers

Everyone interested in helping uncover this history is welcome to participate. However, you must register in advance so we can get you signed up with the accounts you need to contribute to this crowd-sourced project.

Register here

Questions? Contact Martha Kohl at martha.s.kohl@gmail.com

Amber Ikeman (she/her)
Administrator/Marketing Coordinator, Montana Jewish Project
(406) 282-4706 (MJP)

Submitted by Janet Tatz janetilene@gmail.com

Posted on April 28, 2023, in 2023, 5783, Iyyar, May. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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