Re: Western Mass. Jewish Genealogical Society #galicia

Joanne Saltman <js24saltman@...>

October 14, 2007 7:00pm at the Forbes Library, 20 West. St., Northampton,

The Austro-Hungarian Empire; Conventional and Non-Conventional Resources

Speaker: Henry Wellisch

Henry Wellisch escaped in 1940 >from Vienna, where he was born. Over 20 years ago
he began to investigate his family background, has concentrated his research on
the Austro-Hungarian Empire and has traced his family back into the18th century.
He has published numerous articles, including the section on Austria for the
Avotaynu Guide to Jewish Genealogy, and has presented lectures to various
genealogical groups, including the 1999 international IAJGS conference in New York.
He served as president of the JGS of Canada >from 1993 to 1998.

Joanne Saltman, President
Belchertown, MA

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