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

Hadassah Lipsius
Leah Gedalia
Heidi Urich

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