BialyGen: Bialystok Region #Bialystok #Poland New Additions to BIALYGen Website #poland
On 31 January, I announced the launching of the BIALYGen website at
http://www.shtetlinks.jewishgen.org/bialygen/homepage.htm. Many of the
sections are works in progress. Little by little, we are making progress
in filling out the website. Please help us by being a contributor of
materials for the website.
I am pleased to announce the following additions to the website:
The Cemetery section now has its second entry. Here you will find a
summary written by Tomasz Wisniewski along with photographs of the
Cemetery in contemporary times.
Articles and Features
There are three new additions:
"The Search for Grandma Chana's Family" by Mark Halpern includes
thumbnail images of original documents that may be of interest to
researchers. When clicked, the images become original size.
"A Bialystoker in London" by Peter Levene also includes thumbnail images
of original documents that may be of interest to researchers. When
clicked, the images become original size.
"Pogroms," which is the publication of the recent discussion on our
mailing list about Pogroms in the BIALYGen region.
New Links to Important Information and Photo Collections
Link to Tomasz Wisniewski's "Polish Jews 1939-1945" photo collection can
be found in Photo Album
Links to Holocaust Testimonies of four individuals >from Bialystok or
Zabludow can be found at
http://www.shtetlinks.jewishgen.org/bialygen/Holocaust.htm. Thanks to
Tilford Bartman and Ada Holtzman for publishing these testimonies.
Links to websites of nearby towns in Lomza and Suwalki areas of Poland
and also border area of Belarus. Included are websites for Radzilow,
Szczuczyn, and Wizna by Jose Gutstein and the Porozow, Belarus website
by Scott Seligman. The links are found in the Town section
http://www.shtetlinks.jewishgen.org/bialygen/Towns.htm and the Links
section http://www.shtetlinks.jewishgen.org/bialygen/Links.htm of our
I hope this information is of value and/or interest to you. I am sure
many of you have materials of interest to the rest of us. Please contact
Sidney Zabludoff at SJZ@intergate.com or myself at
Bialystoker@comcast.net if you can help.