Mass. Memories Road Show looks at the Irish Immigrant Experience

When: November 16, 2013 – 10 a.m – 2 p.m.

Location: The Irish Cultural Centre of New England  |  200 New Boston Drive, Canton, Mass.

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Are you an Irish immigrant? Was your ancestor an immigrant? Share your story as part of the Mass. Memories Road Show!

Every Irish immigrant and all of their descendants have personal stories. This program on November 16 at the Irish Cultural Centre of New England in Canton, Mass., celebrates each person’s family history and contributions to their community — whether you have lived here for generations or have just arrived. Community members are invited to bring 2 or 3 photos to be scanned and included as part of the Mass. Memories Road Show collection at UMass Boston, available online at openarchives.umb.edu.

Read more about the Irish Immigrant Experience Mass. Memories Road Show in this article from the Boston Irish Reporter.

The Irish Immigrant Experience Mass. Memories Road Show is co-sponsored by The Irish Ancestral Research Association (TIARA), the Irish Cultural Centre of New England, the Eire Society of Boston, and the Consulate General of Ireland.

The Mass. Memories Road Show is a statewide digital history project that documents people, places, and events in Massachusetts history through family photographs and stories.

The Mass. Memories Road Show is produced by the Joseph P. Healey Library at UMass Boston and is co-sponsored by the Patricia C. Flaherty ’81 Endowed Fund.

RSVP are requested but not required. Please email massmemories@tiara.ie or call TIARA: 617-244-3050.

Questions about the Road Show? Email carolyn.goldstein@umb.edu.

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