JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen JRI-Poland Success Stories-"The Galitzianer" Summer Issue #general

Pamela Weisberger <pweisberger@...>

In honor of Jewish Records Indexing Poland's 10th anniversary, "The Galitzianer,"
the quarterly publication of Gesher Galicia, is devoting a major portion of our
summer issue to "success stories" involving JRI-Poland, which specifically relate
to "Galician" research.

If you've used their remarkable indexes make inroads in your family trees or towns
of origin...ordered records >from Polish archives, or used these indexes to locate
missing ancestors in Family History Center microfilms...please send us your

Try to keep these anecdotes short...a few paragraphs will be fine unless its a
very involved story. Include as much detail as possible, with a beginning, middle
and end. If you want to send a JPEG image of the record(s) that lead you to your
success...or an old photograph or map that ties into your story, please do.

Take your time to produce the finished product, as we won't be able to rewrite it
for you. Even a sentence or two of your successes...the road you traveled to
knock down a brick wall....what this enormous undertaking by Stan Diamond &
company has meant to you...will help make this tribute as successful as your

Please send your copy, if possible, in a Word document, directly to:


Due date: July 13th (but sooner will be better) And remember--only Galician
research, please!

Thank you!

Pamela Weisberger
Research Coordinator
Gesher Galicia
Santa Monica, CA

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