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Becoming American: Family and Community

April 3 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

“Family and Community” explores how family ties and community institutions have played an essential role in successful migration and adaptation to American life.
The selected film for April 3 is My American Girls. You can download the program five handout here: Family and Community (PDF)

This program is free and open to the public. To register, click here, email erincon@7gables.org or call 978-306-7001.


About this program: The House of the Seven Gables has been selected as one of 32 sites around the country for this unique series. Each event will consist of a documentary film screening and scholar-led discussion with Professor Elizabeth Duclos-Orsello from Salem State University’s American Studies Department. For full details about each event, please visit www.7gables.org. Each event runs from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.

Becoming American: A Documentary Film and Discussion Series on Our Immigration Experience is a six-week public program featuring documentary film screenings and moderated discussions designed to encourage an informed discussion of immigration issues against the backdrop of our immigration history.

Becoming American is a project of City Lore in collaboration with the Immigration and Ethnic History Society and the International Coalition of the Sites of Conscience. The project has been made possible by a major grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities: Exploring the Human Endeavor. Community partners include Salem State University and the North Shore CDC.



April 3
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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House of the Seven Gables
115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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