JGSCT program, Sunday, April 21, Middletown, CT, Nolan Altman on Jewishgen databases #general


Jewish Genealogical Society Of Connecticut


Nolan Altman

Sunday, April 21, 2013 1:30 PM

Godfrey Memorial Library

Are you getting the most >from JewishGen resources?

The Jewish Genealogical Society of Connecticut presents Nolan Altman, former
Vice President for Data Acquisition at Jewishgen, www.jewishgen.org, and
current President of the Jewish Genealogical Society of Long Island, who
will explain the many valuable databases hosted at Jewishgen, online
affiliate of The Museum of Jewish Heritage. Altman worked with volunteers
from around the world to build an extensive catalog of data for use by
genealogists worldwide, including Holocaust data, vital records >from the
Russian Empire, and Jewishgen Online Worldwide Burial Registry (JOWBR). Any
person with an interest in Jewish genealogy will benefit >from knowledge of
these extensive records and how to use them to advance their personal

Watch as Altman navigates through JewishGen?s webpages while offering some
tips on database searching. He will also highlight underused yet powerful
databases available for you to take advantage of in your personal research.

Jewish Genealogical Society of Connecticut Board Members have contributed
over 7000 gravestone photos to JOWBR.

The meeting will be held on Sunday, April 21, 2013 >from 1:30 to 3:30 pm at
Godfrey Memorial Library, 134 Newfield Street, Middletown, CT 06457.

The meeting is free and open to all.

For additional information, please see www.jgsct.org

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