2011 Stern Grant Announcement #general
The 2011 Stern Grant Awardees were announced at the IAJGS Conference in
Washington, DC. This year there were two very worthy Stern Grant Awardees.
Gesher Galicia was awarded a Stern Grant towards the continuing efforts
to inventory, index and record acquisition for the Cadastral Map and
Landowner Records Project. This project will benefit a wide range of
More information on this project can be found at
The American Jewish Historical Society (http://www.ajhs.org)was awarded
a Stern Grant towards the Archive's continuing efforts to microfilm the
Records of the Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society (Boston), 1870-1977. The
original files are in Boston and by microfilming them it would give
greater access to these records both in their Boston and New York facilities.
A partial finding aid is searchable on-line at http://www.cjh.org/p/61).
This project is not only beneficial to genealogists but by providing funds to
the AJHS we build better relationships between Archives and Genealogist.
Stern Grant Committee