12 2014

The West End: Looking Back, Looking Forward

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

Hebrew Union College- Jewish Institute of Religion 3101 Clifton Avenue
Cincinnati, OH

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Local historians, scholars, and consultants discuss an historic neighborhood.

Mayerson Hall on the HUC-JIR campus. Free and open to the public. Reservations requested.

Dan Hurley (host of Newsmakers on Channel 12, local historian, director, Leadership Cincinnati at Cincinnati Chamber of Commerce)


  • Terry Grundy (Director of Community Impact, United Way of Greater Cincinnati, adjunct associate professor at UC; colleague and personal friend of Dan Ransohoff)
  • Carl Westmoreland (has served as senior historian with NURFC; advocate of the West End)
  • Dr. Gary Zola (executive director of the American Jewish Archives; will discuss early Jewish history of West End; AJA holds the Ben Rosen photographs)
  • John W. Harshaw, Sr. (author of Cincinnati’s West End, published in 2009)
  • Scott Gampfer (Director, History Collections and Preservation, Cincinnati Museum Center; CMC holds the Ransohoff and Rosenthal photographs)

This event is part of Documenting Cincinnati's Neighborhoods, a FOTOFOCUS exhibition at Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion.

In celebration of FOTOFOCUS, the works of three important Cincinnati photographers are being featured at the Skirball Museum and the American Jewish Archives on the historic campus of Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion. Learn more about Documenting Cincinnati's Neighborhoods.