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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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    Meet the dedicated advisory team and staff at the Hartford History Center....working to keep Hartford’s history alive.

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  • Hip Hop in Hartford: 1981-1991 (Nov. 3, 2016 - Jan. 20, 2017)

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