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Kauffman Museum plans Sunday-Afternoon-at-the-Museum

September 11th, 2017

NORTH NEWTON, KAN.- Justina Neufeld, North Newton, will share the story of her family's experience in World War II for the next Sunday-Afternoon-at-the-Museum program at Kauffman Museum. Her program, "Memory's Fabric: The Saga of a Russian Girl," will be presented at 3:30 p.m., Sunday, March 16. It is the second program in a series to accompany the museum's special exhibition "Landscape of Memories: Art Installations by Katherine Bartel." "Justina was living in the Ukraine at the outbreak of World War II. Her presentation is the story of becoming a refugee, journeying on foot to Poland before being moved to France and Holland and finally finding a home in the United States four years later. Her story is told by the voice of a slip, a garment made by her mother and Justina's only tangible reminder of her," says Rachel Pannabecker, director of Kauffman Museum.

Neufeld is a 1957 graduate of Bethel College. The program is free and open to the public. Kauffman Museum is located at 27th St. and Main, in North Newton, across from the Bethel College campus. For more information call the museum at 316-283-1612.

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