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June 06, 2017
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15 Arlington Street
Boston, MA 02116

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Americans and the Nazi Threat:
What Did Boston Know?
Benefit Event
A Nazi flag outside the German consulate's house on Chestnut Street in Beacon Hill, May 1940. <i>Andrew J. Lloyd Company, courtesy of the Bostonian Society</i>
A Nazi flag outside the German consulate's house on Chestnut Street in Beacon Hill, May 1940. Andrew J. Lloyd Company, courtesy of the Bostonian Society

Noon: Registration
12:30 p.m.: Luncheon

Almost two years before the United States entered World War II, an Irish Catholic group known as the Christian Front was hosting Nazis in the heart of Boston. Join us to learn what Bostonians at the time knew about the Christian Front’s efforts to foment antisemitism and Nazi sympathy in the Catholic community.

Americans and the Nazi Threat, a new educational initiative created in conjunction with the Museum's upcoming 25th anniversary, explores the full range of American responses to Nazism.

Speakers
Father Charles Gallagher,
SJ, Associate Professor of History at Boston College and the Museum’s William J. Lowenberg Memorial Fellow on America, the Holocaust, and the Jews
Gretchen Skidmore​, Director of Education Initiatives, United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

Special Guest
Mayor Martin J. Walsh

Co-Chairs
Larry Curtis
Josh Kraft 
Alex Leventhal 
Mike Ross 

Sponsored by:
Jeff Karp
Jeannie and Jonathan Lavine
Alan Lazowksi
Judi and Ed E. Zuker



QUESTIONS/CONTACTS
Northeast Regional Office
212.983.0825


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