November 25, 1998
National Archives Sponsors Symposium on Holocaust-Era Assets
WHAT: A day-long conference hosted by the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) entitled "Records and Research Relating to Holocaust-Era Assets." Topics include: looted art; looted gold reports; unpaid and unclaimed insurance policies; foreign dormant accounts and other heirless assets; dormant accounts and other assets in the United States; archives and other sources for journalists; NARA records relating to financial and legal issues, and intelligence, military, and diplomatic matters; wartime trade between the Axis and neutral countries; and refugees.
WHO: Under Secretary of State Stuart Eizenstat will present the keynote address between 9:30 A.M. and 10 A.M. Other speakers include U.S. and foreign government representatives, academics, and world renowned art experts.
WHEN: Friday, December 4, 1998. Registration begins at 8 A.M. The symposium will end at 5 P.M.
WHERE: The National Archives at College Park. 8601 Adelphi Road, College Park, MD. Parking is extremely limited. Public transportation is advised.
The symposium is open to the public. A registration fee of $75 includes the keynote address, the panel discussions, and lunch.
The working press is invited to attend.
For additional PRESS information, please contact the National Archives Public Affairs staff at (301) 837-1700 or by e-mail.