Red Star Line: A Portrait of European Migration
Tuesday, December 3
6:30 - 8:30pm
$8/Free for NMAJH Members
1873 and 1934, the Belgian-American shipping company Red Star Line brought over
two million European migrants from Antwerp to the New World. An estimated one in four were Jewish—including two of
NMAJH’s Only in America inductees,
Irving Berlin and Albert Einstein. All
of them shaped American society to what it is today.
Event type:Lectures & Discussions
Beelaert, curator of the recently opened Red Star Line Museum in Antwerp, Belgium, will discuss this chapter in American history
and how Philadelphia played an important role.
You’ll also get an inside look at how new museums are developed.
Light reception to follow.
Reserve Member tickets here.
Purchase Nonmember tickets here.