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Click Here for more information about our upcoming lecture series,
In Focus: Louisville History Through a Jewish Lens, sponsored by the Jewish Heritage Fund for Excellence.

Upcoming Events at The Filson:

The Vest Pocket Kodak and the First World War | Tuesday, June 19

Harry's War: The Great War Diary of Harry Drinkwater | Wednesday, June 20

‘Why in Heaven’s Name Expect Us to Mingle?’: Jewish and Christian Soldiers in WWI American Military | Tuesday, June 26


The Filson Historical Society, founded in 1884, is a privately-supported historical society dedicated to preserving the history of Kentucky and the Ohio Valley Region. 

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