Gesher Galicia SIG #Galicia Important IAJGS Conference Resource Announcement #galicia

David Mink

We are pleased to announce that through a special arrangement
with the Philadelphia Jewish Archives Center (PJAC) the Research
Room will provide access to the following record groups:

1. All of the Philadelphia Jewish Ethnic Bank records. The
indices to these records are online at:

Blitzstein Bank

Lipshutz Bank

Rosenbaum Bank

You will save time by creating your list and having it with you
when you come to Philadelphia.

Please be advised that those not attending the conference may
still use the indices in order to request records directly >from
PJAC at their new location.
Philadelphia Jewish Archives Center at Temple University Urban Archives
Samuel Paley Library
210 W Berks St
Philadelphia, PA 19122-6088

2. HIAS Passenger Lists 1884 - 1892

3. HIAS Arrival Records by Ship

4. HIAS Naturalization Cards

5. HIAS Port Cards

6. HIAS Immigration Records

7. WPA - Jewish Congregation Survey - 1930s

In addition PJAC at the Urban Archives is prepared to accept
conference visitors, on Mon. thru Thurs. (1:00pm - 5:00pm) of the
conference week, who wish to access the following record groups:

Regarding aid to families in crisis or with special needs.

These are cards which were created when aiding immigrants in the
naturalization process. The records sometimes contain more
information than the naturalization documents themselves.

See you in Philly!

Mark Halpern and Lois Sernoff

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