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German Transcription Workshop with the Heinz History Center

December 4, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Collection image of an open book, "Gottlob Jungman Bible, 1805" with white circle Berks History Center logo and 'BHC Blue' paint stripe along top.Berks History Center, along with Heinz History Center and Unlock Your History come together on Zoom to bring you an educational and engaging Germanic transcription workshop.

Discover Pennsylvania German history, brush up on your German, see artifacts from Berks History Center’s museum collection, and share your own family heirlooms and stories.

Register now using the link: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_AW5Rj2oITxi6PveBviwfGA


9:45 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.: Attendees sign-in and get online, plus time to mingle

10:00 a.m. – 10:05 a.m.: BHC Welcome

10:05 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.: Introductions

10:15 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.: German roots & immigration History [Unlock Your History]

10:30 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.: German language [Unlock Your History]

10:45 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.: Collections care [Heinz History Center, Robert Stakeley]

11:00 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.: Break

11:15 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.: BHC Collection Artifact Presentation

11:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.: Virtual Show & Tell from audience [all participants; with time limits based on the number of attendees; time permitting; and facilitated by both the Heinz History Center and Unlock Your History]

11:45 a.m. – noon: Wrap up, conclusions, next steps


December 4, 2020
10:00 am - 12:00 pm