German-Jewish Web Resources - SITE CITE #germany


Roger Lustig
 

Dear all:

Here's the set of basic links I discussed at my talk at the Seattle 2016
IAJGS meeting on Monday. It is obviously not complete, and probably
needs updating already.

I welcome suggestions for further items on this list.

Greetings >from the Land of Lox,

Roger Lustig Princeton, NJ (currently Seattle, WA) USA research
coordinator, GerSIG GerSIG.Research@verizon.net

Basic Resources:
General historical
https://www.wikipedia.org/
Geographical
http://gov.genealogy.net/search/index
http://www.verwaltungsgeschichte.de/ortsbuch39.html
http://www.meyersgaz.org/ -- New!
https://www.google.com/maps/
Communities
http://www.alemannia-judaica.de/index.htm
http://www.sztetl.org.pl/en/
http://www.jewishgen.org/Communities/Search.asp
Cemeteries
JOWBR: http://www.jewishgen.org/databases/Cemetery/
http://billiongraves.com/
http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi
Individuals
The Family Finder:
http://www.jewishgen.org/jgff/jgffweb.asp

=====> MAKE SURE YOUR NAMES AND TOWNS ARE IN THE JGFF JewishGen
FAMILY FINDER!!! http://www.jewishgen.org/jgff/jgffweb.asp <======

Vital records, etc.
General:
Zentralarchiv (Heidelberg) cemetery list
http://www.zentralarchiv.uni-hd.de/FRIEDHOF/ALLGEM/index.html

Baden-Wuerttemberg archive
B-W Gatermann films
https://www2.landesarchiv-bw.de/ofs21/olf/struktur.php?bestand=5632
Baden 1810-1870-Familysearch indexing underway
North (Karlsruhe):
https://www2.landesarchiv-bw.de/ofs21/olf/struktur.php?bestand=12390
South (Freiburg i.Br.)
https://www2.landesarchiv-bw.de/ofs21/olf/struktur.php?bestand=10028

Hessen:
Hessen Gatermann
https://arcinsys.hessen.de/arcinsys/start.action
Hessen-Kassel portion indexed
http://www.jewishgen.org/databases/Germany/
Hessen-Darmstadt C 12 (so far, only scraps)
Post-1874 universal registers
http://www.lagis-hessen.de/en/subjects/index/sn/pstr
Cemetery/grave pages
http://www.lagis-hessen.de/en/subjects/index/sn/juf

FamilySearch miscellany

Steinheim Institute:
EpiDat grave pages
http://steinheim-institut.de/cgi-bin/epidat

Nordrhrein-Westfalen
Eastern Westphalia & Lippe (P2) Arnsberg area
(P5):
http://www.archive.nrw.de/LAV_NRW/jsp/bestand.jsp?archivNr=409&;expandId=1259&tektId=1266&y=0
Münster area (P8) and Gatermann films (P10): to come.

Leipzig
East German/Poland Gatermann coming soon?

**** Other universal vital records coming on line ****
Cologne and other NR-W
http://historischesarchivkoeln.de/lav/index.php

Alsace (& the rest of France)
http://www.archivosgenbriand.com/index_english.html#

**** Poland ****
Szukajwarchivach.pl http://szukajwarchiwach.pl/
Post -1874 universal registers
Some Jewish records (mostly LDS-filmed)
Posen & Danzig registration cards (Posen is indexed)

http://e-kartoteka.net/index.php?option=com_content&;view=category&id=9&Itemid=108
Regional sites: more post-1874
Wroclaw http://www.archeion.net/atom/index.php
Olsztyn http://olsztyn.ap.gov.pl/baza/szukaj.php
Torun/Wloclawek & Bydgoszcz /Inowroclaw:
https://www.genealogiawarchiwach.pl/
(Bydgoszcz/Inowroclaw also at szukajwarchiwach.pl)
Szczecin
http://www.szczecin.ap.gov.pl/iCmsModuleArchPublic/showDocuments/nrap/65/nrzesp/672/seria/02
(also at szukajwarchiwach.pl)
JHI Warsaw http://www.jhi.pl/

Breslau community archive
http://cbj.jhi.pl/?q=Synagogengemeinde+zu+Breslau+(Gmina+%C5%BBydowska+we+Wroc%C5%82awiu)+1755+-+1944

Gleiwitz membership cards
http://cbj.jhi.pl/?q=gliwice

http://search.ancestry.com

*** Standesamt registers-some in progress ***
Berlin (some duplicate, some lost)
Hamburg
Dresden
Mainz
Mannheim
Speyer
Worms
Ludwigshafen
Prenzlau, Rhena, Regen, Rostock
Standesamt 1A: duplicates >from formerly-German territories

Pot luck!
Being indexed by town in alphabetic order.
Utter gem: Beuthen/Bytom (complete 1874-1940)
Lots of Breslau fragments
Mannheim Family Registers 1760-1900
Mecklenburg-Schwerin 1900 census
Bavarian WW I records
World Memory Project

US materials-
Naturalization records
NY Jewish orphanages

Indexing
JRI-Poland http://jri-poland.org/jriplweb.htm
Jewish records >from Silesia, Posen Province, etc.
Civil records too
Breslau community membership 1930
In Poland (civil, church, etc.):
http://www.geneszukacz.genealodzy.pl/

**** Familysearch restricted-access ****
Frankfurt
Darmstadt
Hessen post-1874

**** Address books ****
Berliner Adressbücher
http://www.zlb.de/besondere-angebote/berliner-adressbuecher.html
Directory-partly searchable-at http://compgen.de/
More at Polish Virtual Library http://fbc.pionier.net.pl/
http://genealogyindexer.org/ - Poland, Prussia

**** Shoah ****
Gedenkbuch
http://www.bundesarchiv.de/gedenkbuch/directory.html
Yad Vashem
http://www.yadvashem.org/yv/en/resources/index.asp

USHMM
http://www.ushmm.org/research/research-in-collections/search-the-collections

Names project: identify Germany's Jews of 1930s
http://stevemorse.org/germanjews/germanjews.html

Stolpersteine: many local projects
http://www.stolpersteine-wolfenbuettel.de/start/

Archives and libraries
Leo Baeck Institute-archive mostly on line now
http://cjh.org/
Lots of family trees
Berthold Rosenthal (Baden, some Hessen)
Rudolf Jacob Simonis
Charles Perry Stanton (Franconia, etc.)
Jacob Jacobson (Berlin, etc.--in progress)
Community histories

Aufbau
http://www.calzareth.com/aufbau/search.html -- the Aufbau index

Polish state archives-Lissa, etc.
dLibra
Frankfurt U collection

Germany & Austria (not Galicia, etc.!)
http://genteam.at/index.php

**** Two nifty population density maps ****
https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/2/23/Verbreitung_der_Juden_im_deutschen_Reich.jpg
(Germany)

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/b/bf/Juden_1881.JPG
(Central/Eastern Europe)

Roger Lustig Princeton, NJ (currently Seattle, WA) USA research
coordinator, GerSIG GerSIG.Research@verizon.net

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