Lithuania SIG #Lithuania Re: Industries in Kovno and Vilna around 1900 #lithuania


Judith Singer
 

Thank you! These appear to be incredibly rich sources of information.
I will find someone who can read Cyrillic characters to do the
searching for me.. This is wonderful!

On Wed, May 7, 2014 at 12:03 PM, Logan Kleinwaks
<kleinwaks@...> wrote:
Judith Singer asked for "a list or census of industrial establishments
in Kovno or Vilna around the turn of the last century." The following
online, searchable, and viewable sources list businesses in Kovno or
Vilna during 1895-1905:

1902 Kovno Gubernia Commemorative Book
1899 Kovno Gubernia Commemorative Book
1902 Russian Empire Business Directory (Vsia Rossiia)
1900 Russian Empire Business Directory (Vsia Rossiia), vol. 1 and 2
1899 Russian Empire Business Directory (Vsia Rossiia), vol. 1 and 2
1897 Russian Empire Business Directory (Vsia Rossiia), vol. 2
1895 Russian Empire Business Directory (Vsia Rossiia), vol. 1 and 2

These are all full-text searchable at http://genealogyindexer.org.
They are written in Russian and you can either search with Cyrillic
letters or, using the default automatic transliteration, with Latin
letters. Search results link to scans of the corresponding pages from
the books. To browse, instead, visit the links listed under
http://genealogyindexer.org/directories#Lithuania or
http://genealogyindexer.org/directories#Multinational

Logan Kleinwaks
kleinwaks@...
near Washington, D.C.

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