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  • A Historic Ride on the Orphan Trains - Online Course

    Dorothy A. Lund Nelson will guide you through a part of American history when children were placed out into homes across the country. Over a period of 75 years, over 400,000 children traveled by train to find new parents and families. Learn why the children traveled, what conditions they left behind, and who assisted them in finding a new family. Through a PowerPoint, videos, and many orphan train riders’ stories, you will find you'll want to learn more about these children. This class will be held online. You will receive an email 2 days prior to the class date with directions on how to join the class.
  • Golda Meir: "The Journey Home" - Online Course

    How does a girl born in the Ukraine, raised in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, travel a path that will lead her to become Prime Minister of Israel? What was it like to emigrate to a country where you didn’t know the language, not once, but twice? This informative, entertaining program, developed by Jessica Michna, explores that rather circuitous route. What roadblocks and detours were thrown in Golda’s way and how did she overcome them? The journey is a fascinating one, filled with joy, sorrow, seriousness and humor. Let Golda, as portrayed by Ms. Michna, tell you in her own words. Cosponsored with RCTC's Learning Is Forever (LIFE) Program. This class will be held online, using the Zoom platform. You will receive an email 2 days prior to the class date with directions on how to join the class.