Logan J. Kleinwaks
The JewishGen Danzig/Gdansk SIG will meet during the IAJGS Conference
in Warsaw on Monday, August 6, 1:30-2:30 PM in room
Katowice-Boardroom. If you think you might attend, please email me
and include the Danzig surnames you are researching and the date
ranges for which you would most like to see Danzig records (e.g.,
1930s, late 18th century). Please also let me know if you plan to
visit Gdansk during your trip to Poland.
I will discuss the known Danzig Jewish genealogical sources, focusing
on the sources most relevant to the research interests of the
attendees who emailed me and on recently acquired sources. I will
also report on some of the sources at the Geheimes Staatsarchiv
Preussischer Kulturbesitz in Berlin, which I will examine just before
Also, if you might be interested in volunteering to transcribe or
proofread Danzig records -- German (handwritten Kurrent-script, normal
handwritten, or typewritten) or Hebrew (handwritten cursive or print)
-- please contact me. We have several datasets that only need
proofreading before they can be added to searchable databases on
JewishGen and we have new projects waiting for volunteers.
Coordinator, JewishGen Danzig/Gdansk SIG
near Washington, D.C.