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Current Research: Emily Williams – Photographer and Oral Historian

November 6, 2022 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Join us at the Museum as photographer and oral historian Emily Williams gives a glimpse of her ongoing work from this past summer which she spent traveling around Alabama. We’ll talk about her research and everything that went into a summer spent doing in-depth fieldwork all over the state. Williams will share her images, oral history recordings, and stories from her life on the road. Reception with light refreshments to follow.




Photo Credit: Emily Williams


Emily Rena Williams (b. 1996) is a Louisiana-based photographer and oral historian. She was raised in Chicago and received a BA from Haverford College where she studied history and studio arts. She is currently pursuing her MFA in photography at Louisiana State University. Her ongoing work explores the Jewish experience in the Deep South through analog black and white photography and oral history.





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November 6, 2022
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm


Museum of the Southern Jewish Experience
818 Howard Ave. New Orleans, LA 70113
New Orleans | USA, 70113 United States
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