Holocaust Memorial at the Mandell JCC in West Hartford and plaster model of same sculpture. Elbert Weinberg collection, Hartford History Center, Hartford Public Library.

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    Join us in the opening viewing of the exhibition followed by a panel discussion with folks on the front lines of current housing struggles in Hartford...Read More..

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    ArtWalk: You're Fired, I Quit!

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  • ENCOUNTERS Fall 2019

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    Search Our Digital Repository

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