Date   

Which embassy Poland or Ukraine to visit in DC? #galicia

Dalya Dektor
 

I am planning a trip next summer to ancestral towns which today
are in the Ukraine. Balta was always in the Ukraine, but Berzhany,
Tarnipol, Ivano-Frankivsk were in Poland (Galicia) and now are in
the Ukraine.

I am trying to determine which embassy to visit - I don't want to
go to both, not enough time in the week at the conference to do
everything.

I did sign up for Ukrainian embassy, but am know wondering if I
would get more information if I go to the Polish embassy.
Information regarding archives, travel tips etc.

Where do you think I would be better off spending my time?

Dalya Dektor
Camarillo, CA, USA
Searching
AST, WEINTRAUB, BREITFELD Berezhany, Tarnipol, Ivano-Frankivsk Ukr
DEKTOR/DEKHTYAR, KATZ Balta, UKR


Gesher Galicia SIG #Galicia Which embassy Poland or Ukraine to visit in DC? #galicia

Dalya Dektor
 

I am planning a trip next summer to ancestral towns which today
are in the Ukraine. Balta was always in the Ukraine, but Berzhany,
Tarnipol, Ivano-Frankivsk were in Poland (Galicia) and now are in
the Ukraine.

I am trying to determine which embassy to visit - I don't want to
go to both, not enough time in the week at the conference to do
everything.

I did sign up for Ukrainian embassy, but am know wondering if I
would get more information if I go to the Polish embassy.
Information regarding archives, travel tips etc.

Where do you think I would be better off spending my time?

Dalya Dektor
Camarillo, CA, USA
Searching
AST, WEINTRAUB, BREITFELD Berezhany, Tarnipol, Ivano-Frankivsk Ukr
DEKTOR/DEKHTYAR, KATZ Balta, UKR


Resource Center at The 31st IAJGS International Conference #galicia

31st IAJGS Conference <dc2011_conference@...>
 

Don't Pass Up the Resource Center at The Conference!

This year’s Resource Center is a real benefit to researchers, and
definitely should not be overlooked. It's a valuable place to
spend time studying maps for ancestral towns, reviewing
computerized surname indexes, and searching through a wide
variety of databases to fill in gaps in your research. It's a
"problem worth having" because it's virtually guaranteed to
compete with your equally strong desire to attend Conference
sessions, network, see Judaic films, visit vendors, etc. (You also
will be able to avoid going outside into the August heat of
Washington by conducting your research in the comfort of the
Grand Hyatt, and still be close to other Conference features you
want to catch!)

The Resource Center also will be a lively, "happening" place to
be because virtually EVERY Conference attendee will visit the
Resource Center! How can you pass that up? (And when you do
come by, we suggest you bring a listing of your "research goals,"
the specific surnames, towns, or dates you’re researching so
that you can spend your time more wisely.)

Where’s what this year's Resource Center consists of:
- Carefully selected reference materials, specialized
archival materials, and maps (laminated and available on long
tables) >from the hosting organization, the Jewish Genealogy
Society of Greater Washington (JGSGW)’s extensive library
collection;
- 5 PC computers dedicated to the U.S. Holocaust
Memorial Museum (USHMM) Central Names Index (CNI). That
index will help inform attendees' Holocaust-era research and
be a major aid when conducting research at the Museum itself;
and
- 35 additional PCs loaded with links to websites usually
accessible only through subscription or membership.
- Translation Services located in an adjacent room, with
a free 20-minute appointment for conference attendees who
sign up at the Conference, its schedule to be posted.

The Resource Center will be open during these days and hours:
Sunday, August 14, >from 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Monday, August 15, >from 7:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Tuesday, August 16, >from 7:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Wednesday, August 17, >from 7:30 a.m.- 9 p.m.
Thursday, August 18, >from 7:30 a.m.– 5:30 p.m.
Friday, August 19, >from 7:30 a.m. – 11 a.m.

We'll have a large number of links available to both free and
subscription (free at the Conference) genealogy-related
websites. These will be on the Resource Center's 35 computers,
and be available for all SIX DAYS of the Conference.

> Accessible Archives
> Ancestry.com
> British Newspapers Database (British Library)
> Conditions and Politics in Occupied Western Europe
> Find My Past and Ancestors on Board
> Financial Times Historical Archives
> Footnote.com
> Gale News Vault
> GenTeam
> Godfrey Memorial Library (GOLD)
> Guardian and Observer Digital Newspaper Archives
> Israel Genealogy Society
> JGSGB Website Databases
> MyHeritage
> New England Historical and Genealogical Society
> Newspaper Archive
> The Forward
> The Jewish Chronicle (Great Britain)

Save the Date: ProQuest Databases will only be available on
Wednesday, August 16! On that date, and >from 7:30 am to 9
pm, ProQuest has agreed to provide free access to their
numerous and specialized databases. To be fair to all users
wishing access, we'll need to limit use of the computers with
ProQuest on them to one hour per user. Here is what the
ProQuest databases available that day will include:

ProQuest Sanborn Maps Geo Edition (all content)
Ethnic NewsWatch (includes Jewish Newspapers)
Historic Map Works Library Edition (all content)
HeritageQuest Online (all content)
Gannett Military Newspapers (all content)
Canada's Heritage >from 1844- Globe and Mail (all content)
Canadian Newsstand (all content)
Toronto Star (all content >from inception to current, as available)
ProQuest Dissertation and Theses (all content)
American Periodicals Series Online--1741-1900 (all content)
List of 20 Historical Newspapers (16 U.S.-based and 4 International):
U. S.-Based:
The Arizona Republican—1890-1922
Atlanta Constitution—1868-1945
The Baltimore Sun—1837-1985
The Boston Globe—1872-1979
The Chicago Tribune—1849-1987
The Christian Science Monitor—1908-1997
Detroit Free Press—1831-1922
Hartford Courant—1764-1985
Indianapolis Star—1903-1922
Los Angeles Times—1881-1987
The New York Times with Index—1851-2007
New York Tribune—1841-1922
San Francisco Chronicle—1865-1922
St. Louis Post-Dispatch—1874-1922
Wall Street Journal—1889-1993
Washington Post—1877-1994
International Newspapers:
The Guardian & The Observer—1791-2003
Irish Times & Weekly Irish Times—1859-2009
The Scotsman—1817-1950
The Times of India—1838-2001

As you can see, this year's Resource Center is abundantly filled
with versatile research tools. Please come by the Resource
Center: you'll thank yourself!

Books and archival materials can be checked out for use by
turning in a government-issued picture ID to be left with
Resource Center staff. This ensures that materials are returned.
No one will be permitted to leave the room with library materials.

But you do have to be a Conference registrant to use the maps,
books, archival materials, and computerized databases there.
With that in mind, Conference registration rates are very
flexible and include full week or single day registration, as well
as discount rates for spouses/companions, college and high
school students. You also can arrange for Grand Hyatt
Washington hotel lodging through the Conference website.

For further information, please contact info@dc2011.org. The
Conference website is www.dc2011.org.

See you in August!
Suzan Wynne
Resource Center Coordinator


Gesher Galicia SIG #Galicia Resource Center at The 31st IAJGS International Conference #galicia

31st IAJGS Conference <dc2011_conference@...>
 

Don't Pass Up the Resource Center at The Conference!

This year’s Resource Center is a real benefit to researchers, and
definitely should not be overlooked. It's a valuable place to
spend time studying maps for ancestral towns, reviewing
computerized surname indexes, and searching through a wide
variety of databases to fill in gaps in your research. It's a
"problem worth having" because it's virtually guaranteed to
compete with your equally strong desire to attend Conference
sessions, network, see Judaic films, visit vendors, etc. (You also
will be able to avoid going outside into the August heat of
Washington by conducting your research in the comfort of the
Grand Hyatt, and still be close to other Conference features you
want to catch!)

The Resource Center also will be a lively, "happening" place to
be because virtually EVERY Conference attendee will visit the
Resource Center! How can you pass that up? (And when you do
come by, we suggest you bring a listing of your "research goals,"
the specific surnames, towns, or dates you’re researching so
that you can spend your time more wisely.)

Where’s what this year's Resource Center consists of:
- Carefully selected reference materials, specialized
archival materials, and maps (laminated and available on long
tables) >from the hosting organization, the Jewish Genealogy
Society of Greater Washington (JGSGW)’s extensive library
collection;
- 5 PC computers dedicated to the U.S. Holocaust
Memorial Museum (USHMM) Central Names Index (CNI). That
index will help inform attendees' Holocaust-era research and
be a major aid when conducting research at the Museum itself;
and
- 35 additional PCs loaded with links to websites usually
accessible only through subscription or membership.
- Translation Services located in an adjacent room, with
a free 20-minute appointment for conference attendees who
sign up at the Conference, its schedule to be posted.

The Resource Center will be open during these days and hours:
Sunday, August 14, >from 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Monday, August 15, >from 7:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Tuesday, August 16, >from 7:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Wednesday, August 17, >from 7:30 a.m.- 9 p.m.
Thursday, August 18, >from 7:30 a.m.– 5:30 p.m.
Friday, August 19, >from 7:30 a.m. – 11 a.m.

We'll have a large number of links available to both free and
subscription (free at the Conference) genealogy-related
websites. These will be on the Resource Center's 35 computers,
and be available for all SIX DAYS of the Conference.

> Accessible Archives
> Ancestry.com
> British Newspapers Database (British Library)
> Conditions and Politics in Occupied Western Europe
> Find My Past and Ancestors on Board
> Financial Times Historical Archives
> Footnote.com
> Gale News Vault
> GenTeam
> Godfrey Memorial Library (GOLD)
> Guardian and Observer Digital Newspaper Archives
> Israel Genealogy Society
> JGSGB Website Databases
> MyHeritage
> New England Historical and Genealogical Society
> Newspaper Archive
> The Forward
> The Jewish Chronicle (Great Britain)

Save the Date: ProQuest Databases will only be available on
Wednesday, August 16! On that date, and >from 7:30 am to 9
pm, ProQuest has agreed to provide free access to their
numerous and specialized databases. To be fair to all users
wishing access, we'll need to limit use of the computers with
ProQuest on them to one hour per user. Here is what the
ProQuest databases available that day will include:

ProQuest Sanborn Maps Geo Edition (all content)
Ethnic NewsWatch (includes Jewish Newspapers)
Historic Map Works Library Edition (all content)
HeritageQuest Online (all content)
Gannett Military Newspapers (all content)
Canada's Heritage >from 1844- Globe and Mail (all content)
Canadian Newsstand (all content)
Toronto Star (all content >from inception to current, as available)
ProQuest Dissertation and Theses (all content)
American Periodicals Series Online--1741-1900 (all content)
List of 20 Historical Newspapers (16 U.S.-based and 4 International):
U. S.-Based:
The Arizona Republican—1890-1922
Atlanta Constitution—1868-1945
The Baltimore Sun—1837-1985
The Boston Globe—1872-1979
The Chicago Tribune—1849-1987
The Christian Science Monitor—1908-1997
Detroit Free Press—1831-1922
Hartford Courant—1764-1985
Indianapolis Star—1903-1922
Los Angeles Times—1881-1987
The New York Times with Index—1851-2007
New York Tribune—1841-1922
San Francisco Chronicle—1865-1922
St. Louis Post-Dispatch—1874-1922
Wall Street Journal—1889-1993
Washington Post—1877-1994
International Newspapers:
The Guardian & The Observer—1791-2003
Irish Times & Weekly Irish Times—1859-2009
The Scotsman—1817-1950
The Times of India—1838-2001

As you can see, this year's Resource Center is abundantly filled
with versatile research tools. Please come by the Resource
Center: you'll thank yourself!

Books and archival materials can be checked out for use by
turning in a government-issued picture ID to be left with
Resource Center staff. This ensures that materials are returned.
No one will be permitted to leave the room with library materials.

But you do have to be a Conference registrant to use the maps,
books, archival materials, and computerized databases there.
With that in mind, Conference registration rates are very
flexible and include full week or single day registration, as well
as discount rates for spouses/companions, college and high
school students. You also can arrange for Grand Hyatt
Washington hotel lodging through the Conference website.

For further information, please contact info@dc2011.org. The
Conference website is www.dc2011.org.

See you in August!
Suzan Wynne
Resource Center Coordinator


volunteers at DC2011 #galicia

Suzan Wynne <srwynne@...>
 

Dear Galitzianers,

I am coordinating Resource Center activities at the DC2011
conference in Washington, DC. The Resource Center will be a busy
hub of exciting activity and a great place to run into people you
know.

I am seeking additional volunteers to spend some time assisting in
three ways: 1) the library/map resource area and 2) the section of
the room where we will have 35 computers with links to databases
that are usually only accessible by subscription. We also need to
increase our volunteer capacity at the entrance of the Resource
Center to serve as "greeters and problem solvers," which means
helping people with issues like steering people to where they want
to be in the room, monitoring the sign up sheets for computers
during peak use times, and connecting people to translators when
needed. We will have a copier and a printer in the Resource Center
and we'll need to keep them running smoothly.

My email address: srwynne@erols.com.

Suzan Wynne


Gesher Galicia SIG #Galicia volunteers at DC2011 #galicia

Suzan Wynne <srwynne@...>
 

Dear Galitzianers,

I am coordinating Resource Center activities at the DC2011
conference in Washington, DC. The Resource Center will be a busy
hub of exciting activity and a great place to run into people you
know.

I am seeking additional volunteers to spend some time assisting in
three ways: 1) the library/map resource area and 2) the section of
the room where we will have 35 computers with links to databases
that are usually only accessible by subscription. We also need to
increase our volunteer capacity at the entrance of the Resource
Center to serve as "greeters and problem solvers," which means
helping people with issues like steering people to where they want
to be in the room, monitoring the sign up sheets for computers
during peak use times, and connecting people to translators when
needed. We will have a copier and a printer in the Resource Center
and we'll need to keep them running smoothly.

My email address: srwynne@erols.com.

Suzan Wynne


Resource Center at The 31st IAJGS International Conference #romania

bounce-2250616-772976@...
 

Don't Pass Up the Resource Center at The Conference!

This year’s Resource Center is a real benefit to researchers, and definitely
should not be overlooked. It's a valuable place to spend time studying maps
for ancestral towns, reviewing computerized surname indexes, and searching
through a wide variety of databases to fill in gaps in your research. It's a
"problem worth having" because it's virtually guaranteed to compete with
your equally strong desire to attend Conference sessions, network, see
Judaic films, visit vendors, etc. (You also will be able to avoid going
outside into the August heat of Washington by conducting your research in
the comfort of the Grand Hyatt, and still be close to other Conference
features you want to catch!)

The Resource Center also will be a lively, "happening" place to be because
virtually EVERY Conference attendee will visit the Resource Center! How can
you pass that up? (And when you do come by, we suggest you bring a listing
of your "research goals," the specific surnames, towns, or dates you’re
researching so that you can spend your time more wisely.)

Where’s what this year's Resource Center consists of:
- Carefully selected reference materials, specialized archival
materials, and maps (laminated and available on long tables) >from the
hosting organization, the Jewish Genealogy Society of Greater Washington
(JGSGW)’s extensive library collection;
- 5 PC computers dedicated to the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum
(USHMM) Central Names Index (CNI). That index will help inform attendees'
Holocaust-era research and be a major aid when conducting research at the
Museum itself; and
- 35 additional PCs loaded with links to websites usually
accessible only through subscription or membership.
- Translation Services located in an adjacent room, with a free
20-minute appointment for conference attendees who sign up at the
Conference, its schedule to be posted.

The Resource Center will be open during these days and hours:
Sunday, August 14, >from 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Monday, August 15, >from 7:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Tuesday, August 16, >from 7:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Wednesday, August 17, >from 7:30 a.m.- 9 p.m.
Thursday, August 18, >from 7:30 a.m.– 5:30 p.m.
Friday, August 19, >from 7:30 a.m. – 11 a.m.

We'll have a large number of links available to both free and subscription
(free at the Conference) genealogy-related websites. These will be on the
Resource Center's 35 computers, and be available for all SIX DAYS of
the Conference.

> Accessible Archives
> Ancestry.com
> British Newspapers Database (British Library)
> Conditions and Politics in Occupied Western Europe
> Find My Past and Ancestors on Board
> Financial Times Historical Archives
> Footnote.com
> Gale News Vault
> GenTeam
> Godfrey Memorial Library (GOLD)
> Guardian and Observer Digital Newspaper Archives
> Israel Genealogy Society
> JGSGB Website Databases
> MyHeritage
> New England Historical and Genealogical Society
> Newspaper Archive
> The Forward
> The Jewish Chronicle (Great Britain)

Save the Date: ProQuest Databases will only be available on Wednesday,
August 16! On that date, and >from 7:30 am to 9 pm, ProQuest has agreed to
provide free access to their numerous and specialized databases. To be fair
to all users wishing access, we'll need to limit use of the computers with
ProQuest on them to one hour per user. Here is what the ProQuest
databases available that day will include:

ProQuest Sanborn Maps Geo Edition (all content)
Ethnic NewsWatch (includes Jewish Newspapers)
Historic Map Works Library Edition (all content)
HeritageQuest Online (all content)
Gannett Military Newspapers (all content)
Canada's Heritage >from 1844- Globe and Mail (all content)
Canadian Newsstand (all content)
Toronto Star (all content >from inception to current, as available)
ProQuest Dissertation and Theses (all content)
American Periodicals Series Online--1741-1900 (all content)
List of 20 Historical Newspapers (16 U.S.-based and 4 International):
U. S.-Based:
The Arizona Republican—1890-1922
Atlanta Constitution—1868-1945
The Baltimore Sun—1837-1985
The Boston Globe—1872-1979
The Chicago Tribune—1849-1987
The Christian Science Monitor—1908-1997
Detroit Free Press—1831-1922
Hartford Courant—1764-1985
Indianapolis Star—1903-1922
Los Angeles Times—1881-1987
The New York Times with Index—1851-2007
New York Tribune—1841-1922
San Francisco Chronicle—1865-1922
St. Louis Post-Dispatch—1874-1922
Wall Street Journal—1889-1993
Washington Post—1877-1994
International Newspapers:
The Guardian & The Observer—1791-2003
Irish Times & Weekly Irish Times—1859-2009
The Scotsman—1817-1950
The Times of India—1838-2001

As you can see, this year's Resource Center is abundantly filled with
versatile research tools. Please come by the Resource Center: you'll thank
yourself!

Books and archival materials can be checked out for use by turning in a
government-issued picture ID to be left with Resource Center staff. This
ensures that materials are returned. No one will be permitted to leave the
room with library materials.

But you do have to be a Conference registrant to use the maps, books,
archival materials, and computerized databases there. With that in mind,
Conference registration rates are very flexible and include full week or
single day registration, as well as discount rates for spouses/companions,
college and high school students. You also can arrange for Grand Hyatt
Washington hotel lodging through the Conference website.

For further information, please contact info@dc2011.org. The Conference
website is www.dc2011.org.

See you in August!
Suzan Wynne
Resource Center Coordinator


Romania SIG #Romania Resource Center at The 31st IAJGS International Conference #romania

bounce-2250616-772976@...
 

Don't Pass Up the Resource Center at The Conference!

This year’s Resource Center is a real benefit to researchers, and definitely
should not be overlooked. It's a valuable place to spend time studying maps
for ancestral towns, reviewing computerized surname indexes, and searching
through a wide variety of databases to fill in gaps in your research. It's a
"problem worth having" because it's virtually guaranteed to compete with
your equally strong desire to attend Conference sessions, network, see
Judaic films, visit vendors, etc. (You also will be able to avoid going
outside into the August heat of Washington by conducting your research in
the comfort of the Grand Hyatt, and still be close to other Conference
features you want to catch!)

The Resource Center also will be a lively, "happening" place to be because
virtually EVERY Conference attendee will visit the Resource Center! How can
you pass that up? (And when you do come by, we suggest you bring a listing
of your "research goals," the specific surnames, towns, or dates you’re
researching so that you can spend your time more wisely.)

Where’s what this year's Resource Center consists of:
- Carefully selected reference materials, specialized archival
materials, and maps (laminated and available on long tables) >from the
hosting organization, the Jewish Genealogy Society of Greater Washington
(JGSGW)’s extensive library collection;
- 5 PC computers dedicated to the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum
(USHMM) Central Names Index (CNI). That index will help inform attendees'
Holocaust-era research and be a major aid when conducting research at the
Museum itself; and
- 35 additional PCs loaded with links to websites usually
accessible only through subscription or membership.
- Translation Services located in an adjacent room, with a free
20-minute appointment for conference attendees who sign up at the
Conference, its schedule to be posted.

The Resource Center will be open during these days and hours:
Sunday, August 14, >from 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Monday, August 15, >from 7:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Tuesday, August 16, >from 7:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Wednesday, August 17, >from 7:30 a.m.- 9 p.m.
Thursday, August 18, >from 7:30 a.m.– 5:30 p.m.
Friday, August 19, >from 7:30 a.m. – 11 a.m.

We'll have a large number of links available to both free and subscription
(free at the Conference) genealogy-related websites. These will be on the
Resource Center's 35 computers, and be available for all SIX DAYS of
the Conference.

> Accessible Archives
> Ancestry.com
> British Newspapers Database (British Library)
> Conditions and Politics in Occupied Western Europe
> Find My Past and Ancestors on Board
> Financial Times Historical Archives
> Footnote.com
> Gale News Vault
> GenTeam
> Godfrey Memorial Library (GOLD)
> Guardian and Observer Digital Newspaper Archives
> Israel Genealogy Society
> JGSGB Website Databases
> MyHeritage
> New England Historical and Genealogical Society
> Newspaper Archive
> The Forward
> The Jewish Chronicle (Great Britain)

Save the Date: ProQuest Databases will only be available on Wednesday,
August 16! On that date, and >from 7:30 am to 9 pm, ProQuest has agreed to
provide free access to their numerous and specialized databases. To be fair
to all users wishing access, we'll need to limit use of the computers with
ProQuest on them to one hour per user. Here is what the ProQuest
databases available that day will include:

ProQuest Sanborn Maps Geo Edition (all content)
Ethnic NewsWatch (includes Jewish Newspapers)
Historic Map Works Library Edition (all content)
HeritageQuest Online (all content)
Gannett Military Newspapers (all content)
Canada's Heritage >from 1844- Globe and Mail (all content)
Canadian Newsstand (all content)
Toronto Star (all content >from inception to current, as available)
ProQuest Dissertation and Theses (all content)
American Periodicals Series Online--1741-1900 (all content)
List of 20 Historical Newspapers (16 U.S.-based and 4 International):
U. S.-Based:
The Arizona Republican—1890-1922
Atlanta Constitution—1868-1945
The Baltimore Sun—1837-1985
The Boston Globe—1872-1979
The Chicago Tribune—1849-1987
The Christian Science Monitor—1908-1997
Detroit Free Press—1831-1922
Hartford Courant—1764-1985
Indianapolis Star—1903-1922
Los Angeles Times—1881-1987
The New York Times with Index—1851-2007
New York Tribune—1841-1922
San Francisco Chronicle—1865-1922
St. Louis Post-Dispatch—1874-1922
Wall Street Journal—1889-1993
Washington Post—1877-1994
International Newspapers:
The Guardian & The Observer—1791-2003
Irish Times & Weekly Irish Times—1859-2009
The Scotsman—1817-1950
The Times of India—1838-2001

As you can see, this year's Resource Center is abundantly filled with
versatile research tools. Please come by the Resource Center: you'll thank
yourself!

Books and archival materials can be checked out for use by turning in a
government-issued picture ID to be left with Resource Center staff. This
ensures that materials are returned. No one will be permitted to leave the
room with library materials.

But you do have to be a Conference registrant to use the maps, books,
archival materials, and computerized databases there. With that in mind,
Conference registration rates are very flexible and include full week or
single day registration, as well as discount rates for spouses/companions,
college and high school students. You also can arrange for Grand Hyatt
Washington hotel lodging through the Conference website.

For further information, please contact info@dc2011.org. The Conference
website is www.dc2011.org.

See you in August!
Suzan Wynne
Resource Center Coordinator


Resource Center at The 31st IAJGS International Conference #france

bounce-2250616-772957@...
 

Don't Pass Up the Resource Center at The Conference!

This year’s Resource Center is a real benefit to researchers, and definitely
should not be overlooked. It's a valuable place to spend time studying maps
for ancestral towns, reviewing computerized surname indexes, and searching
through a wide variety of databases to fill in gaps in your research. It's a
"problem worth having" because it's virtually guaranteed to compete with
your equally strong desire to attend Conference sessions, network, see
Judaic films, visit vendors, etc. (You also will be able to avoid going
outside into the August heat of Washington by conducting your research in
the comfort of the Grand Hyatt, and still be close to other Conference
features you want to catch!)

The Resource Center also will be a lively, "happening" place to be because
virtually EVERY Conference attendee will visit the Resource Center! How can
you pass that up? (And when you do come by, we suggest you bring a listing
of your "research goals," the specific surnames, towns, or dates you’re
researching so that you can spend your time more wisely.)

Where’s what this year's Resource Center consists of:
- Carefully selected reference materials, specialized archival
materials, and maps (laminated and available on long tables) >from the
hosting organization, the Jewish Genealogy Society of Greater Washington
(JGSGW)’s extensive library collection;
- 5 PC computers dedicated to the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum
(USHMM) Central Names Index (CNI). That index will help inform attendees'
Holocaust-era research and be a major aid when conducting research at the
Museum itself; and
- 35 additional PCs loaded with links to websites usually
accessible only through subscription or membership.
- Translation Services located in an adjacent room, with a free
20-minute appointment for conference attendees who sign up at the
Conference, its schedule to be posted.

The Resource Center will be open during these days and hours:
Sunday, August 14, >from 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Monday, August 15, >from 7:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Tuesday, August 16, >from 7:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Wednesday, August 17, >from 7:30 a.m.- 9 p.m.
Thursday, August 18, >from 7:30 a.m.– 5:30 p.m.
Friday, August 19, >from 7:30 a.m. – 11 a.m.

We'll have a large number of links available to both free and subscription
(free at the Conference) genealogy-related websites. These will be on the
Resource Center's 35 computers, and be available for all SIX DAYS of
the Conference.

> Accessible Archives
> Ancestry.com
> British Newspapers Database (British Library)
> Conditions and Politics in Occupied Western Europe
> Find My Past and Ancestors on Board
> Financial Times Historical Archives
> Footnote.com
> Gale News Vault
> GenTeam
> Godfrey Memorial Library (GOLD)
> Guardian and Observer Digital Newspaper Archives
> Israel Genealogy Society
> JGSGB Website Databases
> MyHeritage
> New England Historical and Genealogical Society
> Newspaper Archive
> The Forward
> The Jewish Chronicle (Great Britain)

Save the Date: ProQuest Databases will only be available on Wednesday,
August 16! On that date, and >from 7:30 am to 9 pm, ProQuest has agreed to
provide free access to their numerous and specialized databases. To be fair
to all users wishing access, we'll need to limit use of the computers with
ProQuest on them to one hour per user. Here is what the ProQuest
databases available that day will include:

ProQuest Sanborn Maps Geo Edition (all content)
Ethnic NewsWatch (includes Jewish Newspapers)
Historic Map Works Library Edition (all content)
HeritageQuest Online (all content)
Gannett Military Newspapers (all content)
Canada's Heritage >from 1844- Globe and Mail (all content)
Canadian Newsstand (all content)
Toronto Star (all content >from inception to current, as available)
ProQuest Dissertation and Theses (all content)
American Periodicals Series Online--1741-1900 (all content)
List of 20 Historical Newspapers (16 U.S.-based and 4 International):
U. S.-Based:
The Arizona Republican—1890-1922
Atlanta Constitution—1868-1945
The Baltimore Sun—1837-1985
The Boston Globe—1872-1979
The Chicago Tribune—1849-1987
The Christian Science Monitor—1908-1997
Detroit Free Press—1831-1922
Hartford Courant—1764-1985
Indianapolis Star—1903-1922
Los Angeles Times—1881-1987
The New York Times with Index—1851-2007
New York Tribune—1841-1922
San Francisco Chronicle—1865-1922
St. Louis Post-Dispatch—1874-1922
Wall Street Journal—1889-1993
Washington Post—1877-1994
International Newspapers:
The Guardian & The Observer—1791-2003
Irish Times & Weekly Irish Times—1859-2009
The Scotsman—1817-1950
The Times of India—1838-2001

As you can see, this year's Resource Center is abundantly filled with
versatile research tools. Please come by the Resource Center: you'll thank
yourself!

Books and archival materials can be checked out for use by turning in a
government-issued picture ID to be left with Resource Center staff. This
ensures that materials are returned. No one will be permitted to leave the
room with library materials.

But you do have to be a Conference registrant to use the maps, books,
archival materials, and computerized databases there. With that in mind,
Conference registration rates are very flexible and include full week or
single day registration, as well as discount rates for spouses/companions,
college and high school students. You also can arrange for Grand Hyatt
Washington hotel lodging through the Conference website.

For further information, please contact info@dc2011.org. The Conference
website is www.dc2011.org.

See you in August!
Suzan Wynne
Resource Center Coordinator


French SIG #France Resource Center at The 31st IAJGS International Conference #france

bounce-2250616-772957@...
 

Don't Pass Up the Resource Center at The Conference!

This year’s Resource Center is a real benefit to researchers, and definitely
should not be overlooked. It's a valuable place to spend time studying maps
for ancestral towns, reviewing computerized surname indexes, and searching
through a wide variety of databases to fill in gaps in your research. It's a
"problem worth having" because it's virtually guaranteed to compete with
your equally strong desire to attend Conference sessions, network, see
Judaic films, visit vendors, etc. (You also will be able to avoid going
outside into the August heat of Washington by conducting your research in
the comfort of the Grand Hyatt, and still be close to other Conference
features you want to catch!)

The Resource Center also will be a lively, "happening" place to be because
virtually EVERY Conference attendee will visit the Resource Center! How can
you pass that up? (And when you do come by, we suggest you bring a listing
of your "research goals," the specific surnames, towns, or dates you’re
researching so that you can spend your time more wisely.)

Where’s what this year's Resource Center consists of:
- Carefully selected reference materials, specialized archival
materials, and maps (laminated and available on long tables) >from the
hosting organization, the Jewish Genealogy Society of Greater Washington
(JGSGW)’s extensive library collection;
- 5 PC computers dedicated to the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum
(USHMM) Central Names Index (CNI). That index will help inform attendees'
Holocaust-era research and be a major aid when conducting research at the
Museum itself; and
- 35 additional PCs loaded with links to websites usually
accessible only through subscription or membership.
- Translation Services located in an adjacent room, with a free
20-minute appointment for conference attendees who sign up at the
Conference, its schedule to be posted.

The Resource Center will be open during these days and hours:
Sunday, August 14, >from 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Monday, August 15, >from 7:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Tuesday, August 16, >from 7:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Wednesday, August 17, >from 7:30 a.m.- 9 p.m.
Thursday, August 18, >from 7:30 a.m.– 5:30 p.m.
Friday, August 19, >from 7:30 a.m. – 11 a.m.

We'll have a large number of links available to both free and subscription
(free at the Conference) genealogy-related websites. These will be on the
Resource Center's 35 computers, and be available for all SIX DAYS of
the Conference.

> Accessible Archives
> Ancestry.com
> British Newspapers Database (British Library)
> Conditions and Politics in Occupied Western Europe
> Find My Past and Ancestors on Board
> Financial Times Historical Archives
> Footnote.com
> Gale News Vault
> GenTeam
> Godfrey Memorial Library (GOLD)
> Guardian and Observer Digital Newspaper Archives
> Israel Genealogy Society
> JGSGB Website Databases
> MyHeritage
> New England Historical and Genealogical Society
> Newspaper Archive
> The Forward
> The Jewish Chronicle (Great Britain)

Save the Date: ProQuest Databases will only be available on Wednesday,
August 16! On that date, and >from 7:30 am to 9 pm, ProQuest has agreed to
provide free access to their numerous and specialized databases. To be fair
to all users wishing access, we'll need to limit use of the computers with
ProQuest on them to one hour per user. Here is what the ProQuest
databases available that day will include:

ProQuest Sanborn Maps Geo Edition (all content)
Ethnic NewsWatch (includes Jewish Newspapers)
Historic Map Works Library Edition (all content)
HeritageQuest Online (all content)
Gannett Military Newspapers (all content)
Canada's Heritage >from 1844- Globe and Mail (all content)
Canadian Newsstand (all content)
Toronto Star (all content >from inception to current, as available)
ProQuest Dissertation and Theses (all content)
American Periodicals Series Online--1741-1900 (all content)
List of 20 Historical Newspapers (16 U.S.-based and 4 International):
U. S.-Based:
The Arizona Republican—1890-1922
Atlanta Constitution—1868-1945
The Baltimore Sun—1837-1985
The Boston Globe—1872-1979
The Chicago Tribune—1849-1987
The Christian Science Monitor—1908-1997
Detroit Free Press—1831-1922
Hartford Courant—1764-1985
Indianapolis Star—1903-1922
Los Angeles Times—1881-1987
The New York Times with Index—1851-2007
New York Tribune—1841-1922
San Francisco Chronicle—1865-1922
St. Louis Post-Dispatch—1874-1922
Wall Street Journal—1889-1993
Washington Post—1877-1994
International Newspapers:
The Guardian & The Observer—1791-2003
Irish Times & Weekly Irish Times—1859-2009
The Scotsman—1817-1950
The Times of India—1838-2001

As you can see, this year's Resource Center is abundantly filled with
versatile research tools. Please come by the Resource Center: you'll thank
yourself!

Books and archival materials can be checked out for use by turning in a
government-issued picture ID to be left with Resource Center staff. This
ensures that materials are returned. No one will be permitted to leave the
room with library materials.

But you do have to be a Conference registrant to use the maps, books,
archival materials, and computerized databases there. With that in mind,
Conference registration rates are very flexible and include full week or
single day registration, as well as discount rates for spouses/companions,
college and high school students. You also can arrange for Grand Hyatt
Washington hotel lodging through the Conference website.

For further information, please contact info@dc2011.org. The Conference
website is www.dc2011.org.

See you in August!
Suzan Wynne
Resource Center Coordinator


Resource Center at The 31st IAJGS International Conference #germany

31st IAJGS Conference <dc2011_conference@...>
 

Don't Pass Up the Resource Center at The Conference!

This year’s Resource Center is a real benefit to researchers, and definitely
should not be overlooked. It's a valuable place to spend time studying maps
for ancestral towns, reviewing computerized surname indexes, and searching
through a wide variety of databases to fill in gaps in your research. It's a
"problem worth having" because it's virtually guaranteed to compete with
your equally strong desire to attend Conference sessions, network, see
Judaic films, visit vendors, etc. (You also will be able to avoid going
outside into the August heat of Washington by conducting your research in
the comfort of the Grand Hyatt, and still be close to other Conference
features you want to catch!)

The Resource Center also will be a lively, "happening" place to be because
virtually EVERY Conference attendee will visit the Resource Center! How can
you pass that up? (And when you do come by, we suggest you bring a listing
of your "research goals," the specific surnames, towns, or dates you’re
researching so that you can spend your time more wisely.)

Where’s what this year's Resource Center consists of:
- Carefully selected reference materials, specialized archival
materials, and maps (laminated and available on long tables) >from the
hosting organization, the Jewish Genealogy Society of Greater Washington
(JGSGW)’s extensive library collection;
- 5 PC computers dedicated to the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum
(USHMM) Central Names Index (CNI). That index will help inform attendees'
Holocaust-era research and be a major aid when conducting research at the
Museum itself; and
- 35 additional PCs loaded with links to websites usually
accessible only through subscription or membership.
- Translation Services located in an adjacent room, with a free
20-minute appointment for conference attendees who sign up at the
Conference, its schedule to be posted.

The Resource Center will be open during these days and hours:
Sunday, August 14, >from 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Monday, August 15, >from 7:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Tuesday, August 16, >from 7:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Wednesday, August 17, >from 7:30 a.m.- 9 p.m.
Thursday, August 18, >from 7:30 a.m.– 5:30 p.m.
Friday, August 19, >from 7:30 a.m. – 11 a.m.

We'll have a large number of links available to both free and subscription
(free at the Conference) genealogy-related websites. These will be on the
Resource Center's 35 computers, and be available for all SIX DAYS of
the Conference.

> Accessible Archives
> Ancestry.com
> British Newspapers Database (British Library)
> Conditions and Politics in Occupied Western Europe
> Find My Past and Ancestors on Board
> Financial Times Historical Archives
> Footnote.com
> Gale News Vault
> GenTeam
> Godfrey Memorial Library (GOLD)
> Guardian and Observer Digital Newspaper Archives
> Israel Genealogy Society
> JGSGB Website Databases
> MyHeritage
> New England Historical and Genealogical Society
> Newspaper Archive
> The Forward
> The Jewish Chronicle (Great Britain)

Save the Date: ProQuest Databases will only be available on Wednesday,
August 16! On that date, and >from 7:30 am to 9 pm, ProQuest has agreed to
provide free access to their numerous and specialized databases. To be fair
to all users wishing access, we'll need to limit use of the computers with
ProQuest on them to one hour per user. Here is what the ProQuest
databases available that day will include:

ProQuest Sanborn Maps Geo Edition (all content)
Ethnic NewsWatch (includes Jewish Newspapers)
Historic Map Works Library Edition (all content)
HeritageQuest Online (all content)
Gannett Military Newspapers (all content)
Canada's Heritage >from 1844- Globe and Mail (all content)
Canadian Newsstand (all content)
Toronto Star (all content >from inception to current, as available)
ProQuest Dissertation and Theses (all content)
American Periodicals Series Online--1741-1900 (all content)
List of 20 Historical Newspapers (16 U.S.-based and 4 International):
U. S.-Based:
The Arizona Republican—1890-1922
Atlanta Constitution—1868-1945
The Baltimore Sun—1837-1985
The Boston Globe—1872-1979
The Chicago Tribune—1849-1987
The Christian Science Monitor—1908-1997
Detroit Free Press—1831-1922
Hartford Courant—1764-1985
Indianapolis Star—1903-1922
Los Angeles Times—1881-1987
The New York Times with Index—1851-2007
New York Tribune—1841-1922
San Francisco Chronicle—1865-1922
St. Louis Post-Dispatch—1874-1922
Wall Street Journal—1889-1993
Washington Post—1877-1994
International Newspapers:
The Guardian & The Observer—1791-2003
Irish Times & Weekly Irish Times—1859-2009
The Scotsman—1817-1950
The Times of India—1838-2001

As you can see, this year's Resource Center is abundantly filled with
versatile research tools. Please come by the Resource Center: you'll thank
yourself!

Books and archival materials can be checked out for use by turning in a
government-issued picture ID to be left with Resource Center staff. This
ensures that materials are returned. No one will be permitted to leave the
room with library materials.

But you do have to be a Conference registrant to use the maps, books,
archival materials, and computerized databases there. With that in mind,
Conference registration rates are very flexible and include full week or
single day registration, as well as discount rates for spouses/companions,
college and high school students. You also can arrange for Grand Hyatt
Washington hotel lodging through the Conference website.

For further information, please contact info@dc2011.org. The Conference
website is www.dc2011.org. See you in August!

Suzan Wynne, Resource Center Coordinator


German SIG #Germany Resource Center at The 31st IAJGS International Conference #germany

31st IAJGS Conference <dc2011_conference@...>
 

Don't Pass Up the Resource Center at The Conference!

This year’s Resource Center is a real benefit to researchers, and definitely
should not be overlooked. It's a valuable place to spend time studying maps
for ancestral towns, reviewing computerized surname indexes, and searching
through a wide variety of databases to fill in gaps in your research. It's a
"problem worth having" because it's virtually guaranteed to compete with
your equally strong desire to attend Conference sessions, network, see
Judaic films, visit vendors, etc. (You also will be able to avoid going
outside into the August heat of Washington by conducting your research in
the comfort of the Grand Hyatt, and still be close to other Conference
features you want to catch!)

The Resource Center also will be a lively, "happening" place to be because
virtually EVERY Conference attendee will visit the Resource Center! How can
you pass that up? (And when you do come by, we suggest you bring a listing
of your "research goals," the specific surnames, towns, or dates you’re
researching so that you can spend your time more wisely.)

Where’s what this year's Resource Center consists of:
- Carefully selected reference materials, specialized archival
materials, and maps (laminated and available on long tables) >from the
hosting organization, the Jewish Genealogy Society of Greater Washington
(JGSGW)’s extensive library collection;
- 5 PC computers dedicated to the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum
(USHMM) Central Names Index (CNI). That index will help inform attendees'
Holocaust-era research and be a major aid when conducting research at the
Museum itself; and
- 35 additional PCs loaded with links to websites usually
accessible only through subscription or membership.
- Translation Services located in an adjacent room, with a free
20-minute appointment for conference attendees who sign up at the
Conference, its schedule to be posted.

The Resource Center will be open during these days and hours:
Sunday, August 14, >from 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Monday, August 15, >from 7:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Tuesday, August 16, >from 7:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Wednesday, August 17, >from 7:30 a.m.- 9 p.m.
Thursday, August 18, >from 7:30 a.m.– 5:30 p.m.
Friday, August 19, >from 7:30 a.m. – 11 a.m.

We'll have a large number of links available to both free and subscription
(free at the Conference) genealogy-related websites. These will be on the
Resource Center's 35 computers, and be available for all SIX DAYS of
the Conference.

> Accessible Archives
> Ancestry.com
> British Newspapers Database (British Library)
> Conditions and Politics in Occupied Western Europe
> Find My Past and Ancestors on Board
> Financial Times Historical Archives
> Footnote.com
> Gale News Vault
> GenTeam
> Godfrey Memorial Library (GOLD)
> Guardian and Observer Digital Newspaper Archives
> Israel Genealogy Society
> JGSGB Website Databases
> MyHeritage
> New England Historical and Genealogical Society
> Newspaper Archive
> The Forward
> The Jewish Chronicle (Great Britain)

Save the Date: ProQuest Databases will only be available on Wednesday,
August 16! On that date, and >from 7:30 am to 9 pm, ProQuest has agreed to
provide free access to their numerous and specialized databases. To be fair
to all users wishing access, we'll need to limit use of the computers with
ProQuest on them to one hour per user. Here is what the ProQuest
databases available that day will include:

ProQuest Sanborn Maps Geo Edition (all content)
Ethnic NewsWatch (includes Jewish Newspapers)
Historic Map Works Library Edition (all content)
HeritageQuest Online (all content)
Gannett Military Newspapers (all content)
Canada's Heritage >from 1844- Globe and Mail (all content)
Canadian Newsstand (all content)
Toronto Star (all content >from inception to current, as available)
ProQuest Dissertation and Theses (all content)
American Periodicals Series Online--1741-1900 (all content)
List of 20 Historical Newspapers (16 U.S.-based and 4 International):
U. S.-Based:
The Arizona Republican—1890-1922
Atlanta Constitution—1868-1945
The Baltimore Sun—1837-1985
The Boston Globe—1872-1979
The Chicago Tribune—1849-1987
The Christian Science Monitor—1908-1997
Detroit Free Press—1831-1922
Hartford Courant—1764-1985
Indianapolis Star—1903-1922
Los Angeles Times—1881-1987
The New York Times with Index—1851-2007
New York Tribune—1841-1922
San Francisco Chronicle—1865-1922
St. Louis Post-Dispatch—1874-1922
Wall Street Journal—1889-1993
Washington Post—1877-1994
International Newspapers:
The Guardian & The Observer—1791-2003
Irish Times & Weekly Irish Times—1859-2009
The Scotsman—1817-1950
The Times of India—1838-2001

As you can see, this year's Resource Center is abundantly filled with
versatile research tools. Please come by the Resource Center: you'll thank
yourself!

Books and archival materials can be checked out for use by turning in a
government-issued picture ID to be left with Resource Center staff. This
ensures that materials are returned. No one will be permitted to leave the
room with library materials.

But you do have to be a Conference registrant to use the maps, books,
archival materials, and computerized databases there. With that in mind,
Conference registration rates are very flexible and include full week or
single day registration, as well as discount rates for spouses/companions,
college and high school students. You also can arrange for Grand Hyatt
Washington hotel lodging through the Conference website.

For further information, please contact info@dc2011.org. The Conference
website is www.dc2011.org. See you in August!

Suzan Wynne, Resource Center Coordinator


Prague conscription database #austria-czech

E. Randol Schoenberg
 

Has anyone been following close enough to know whether there have been any
additions this year to the Prague Conscription Database? I don't think any
were added on April 1, and also none on July 1, if I am not mistaken. Does
anyone know what is happening with this project?

I am of course waiting for the end because of my ZEIMER and ZODEX families.

Randy Schoenberg
Los Angeles, CA


Austria-Czech SIG #Austria-Czech Prague conscription database #austria-czech

E. Randol Schoenberg
 

Has anyone been following close enough to know whether there have been any
additions this year to the Prague Conscription Database? I don't think any
were added on April 1, and also none on July 1, if I am not mistaken. Does
anyone know what is happening with this project?

I am of course waiting for the end because of my ZEIMER and ZODEX families.

Randy Schoenberg
Los Angeles, CA


Vienna Attorney #austria-czech

Palekaiko
 

I am researching a branch of my family and was just notified, Michael
LAZARUS, a cousin, was an attorney in Vienna in 1930. He eventually
received money >from US relatives in order to leave Austria, but that
is where the trail ends. Is there a database for attorneys in Vienna
in 1930?

Respond privately to palekaiko@gmail.com

Thank you,

Michael Diamant


Austria-Czech SIG #Austria-Czech Vienna Attorney #austria-czech

Palekaiko
 

I am researching a branch of my family and was just notified, Michael
LAZARUS, a cousin, was an attorney in Vienna in 1930. He eventually
received money >from US relatives in order to leave Austria, but that
is where the trail ends. Is there a database for attorneys in Vienna
in 1930?

Respond privately to palekaiko@gmail.com

Thank you,

Michael Diamant


Prague digitalised archive : saving images. #austria-czech

Peter.Lowe@...
 

Jan Hellmann wrote how software such as Gadwin Printscreen can
facilitate the process of making screenshots >from the Prague City
Archives Prague "Census". For example such software allows one to define
the area to be captured, rather than the whole window as when using the
ALT+PrtScn combination. I have been using ABBYY Screenshot Reader for
this purpose.

However this does not address the question as to whether it is possible
to download the digitized image in its original resolution.

The problem with the printscreen/screenshot-type approach is that one
has to enlarge the image on the screen in order to "see" the original
resolution. This means that one has to create several screenshots for
each image. These then need to be "stitched" together. Again there is
software available, but it is time-consuming to get it done perfectly.

Regards

Peter Lowe
Hertford, England


Yizkor Book Project, June 2011 #austria-czech

Lance Ackerfeld <lance.ackerfeld@...>
 

Shalom,

As we head out into the long hot summer or the long cold winter, for those
on the other side of the planet, I have to report that June was yet another
"hyperactive" month for the Yizkor Book Project. Happily, quite a large
number of new books and entries were added and notably, a new Translation
project has been added this month for Dej, Romania (Des, Hungary) and we are
looking for financial support of this project in order to allow those of you
with roots there, to read about the people and thriving culture that existed
before the Holocaust. If you feel able to assist in helping to finance this
or any of our currently running translation projects at:
http://www.jewishgen.org/JewishGen-erosity/v_projectslist.asp?project_cat=23
, your help would be much appreciated. The importance of these funds is
clearly illustrated in this month's updates, half of which are projects in
our Translations Funds.

June also saw the addition of a large number of necrologies which not only
immortalize the names of our loved ones but also can provide their family
relationships, professions, dates of birth and more or these people. As
such, these lists are also an invaluable genealogical resource and to assist
in research, the names >from the necrologies are periodically added to the
searchable Yizkor Book Necrology Database at:
http://www.jewishgen.org/databases/yizkor/ These days, this important but
time-taking work of adding to the database is carried out by Max Heffler,
who also carries out a myriad of other tasks for JewishGen and elsewhere. I
would truly like to spread the heavy load which these days falls heavily on
Max's shoulders alone and am eager to hear >from any of you who have some
time to help in preparing the lists in Excel which are then added to the
database.

As far as the June figures go, during this last month we have added these 9
new projects:

- Burshtyn, Ukraine (Book of Bursztyn)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Burshtyn/Burshtyn.html

- Carpathian Mountains (Youth >from the Carpathian Mountains)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Carpathian_Mountains/Carpathian_Mountains.html
or http://tinyurl.com/3qejcy6
[includes Izki, Pilipets, Rostoka and Verkhne-Studenyy in the Ukraine]

- Dej, Romania (Des..., Bethlen, Magyarlapos, Retteg, Nagyilonda and
vicinity) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/dej/dej.html

- Kremenets', Ukraine (Voice of Kremenets Emigrants in Israel and the
Diaspora - Booklet 10)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/kremenets1/Kre1_1000.html

- Kremenets', Ukraine (Voice of Kremenets Emigrants in Israel and the
Diaspora - Booklet 16)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/kremenets1/Kre1_1600.html

- Kremenets', Ukraine (Voice of Kremenets Emigrants in Israel and the
Diaspora - Booklet 17)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/kremenets1/Kre1_1700.html

- Kremenets', Ukraine (Voice of Kremenets Emigrants in Israel and the
Diaspora - Booklet 18)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/kremenets1/Kre1_1800.html

- Murska Sobota, Slovenia (They Died in the Fight for Freedom)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Murska_Sobota/Murska_Sobota.html

- Nyiregyhaza, Hungary (Jewish Life in Nyiregyhaza)
http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/Nyiregyhaza/Nyiregyhaza.html


Added in 27 new entries:

- Aukshtadvaris, Lithuania (Lite)
http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/lita/lit1869.html

- Bad Nauheim, Germany (Pinkas Germany)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Pinkas_germany/ger3_00084.html

- Haradok (Horodok), Belarus (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in Poland,
Volume VIII) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/pinkas_poland/pol8_00229.html

- Komyan, Lithuania (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities: Lithuania)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Pinkas_Lita/lit_00561.html

- Katiliske, Lithuania (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities: Lithuania)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Pinkas_Lita/lit_00559.html

- Kietaviskes, Lithuania (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities: Lithuania)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Pinkas_Lita/lit_00559b.html

- Kriukai, Lithuania (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities: Lithuania)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Pinkas_Lita/lit_00616.html

- Krincinas, Lithuania (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities: Lithuania)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Pinkas_Lita/lit_00621d.html

- Krivlyan, Lithuania (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities: Lithuania)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Pinkas_Lita/lit_00621e.html

- Kulbes, Lithuania (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities: Lithuania)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Pinkas_Lita/lit_00561b.html

- Kuliai, Lithuania (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities: Lithuania)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Pinkas_Lita/lit_00559c.html

- Kursenai, Lithuania (Protecting Our Litvak Heritage)
http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/lithuania6/lit6_108.html

- Laizuva, Lithuania (Protecting Our Litvak Heritage)
http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/lithuania6/lit6_130.html

- Laukuva, Lithuania (Protecting Our Litvak Heritage)
http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/lithuania6/lit6_135.html

- Liudvinavas, Lithuania (Protecting Our Litvak Heritage)
http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/lithuania6/lit6_147.html

- Lucinava (Marijampole), Lithuania (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities:
Lithuania) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Pinkas_Lita/lit_00346b.html

- Lucinava (Raseiniai), Lithuania (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities:
Lithuania) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Pinkas_Lita/lit_00346c.html

- Luksiai, Lithuania (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities: Lithuania)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Pinkas_Lita/lit_00348.html

- Luoke, Lithuania (Protecting Our Litvak Heritage)
http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/lithuania6/lit6_152.html

- Lyduvenai, Lithuania (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities: Lithuania)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Pinkas_Lita/lit_00354.html

- Miroslavas, Lithuania (Protecting Our Litvak Heritage)
http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/lithuania6/lit6_161.html

- Nacioniskis, Lithuania (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities: Lithuania)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Pinkas_Lita/lit_00410.html

- Nakan, Lithuania (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities: Lithuania)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Pinkas_Lita/lit_00410b.html

- Narikishok, Lithuania (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities: Lithuania)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Pinkas_Lita/lit_00410c.html

- Naujamiestis, Lithuania (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities: Lithuania)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Pinkas_Lita/lit_00401.html

- Sobrance, Slovakia (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities: Slovakia)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/pinkas_slovakia/slo368.html

- Warszawa, Poland (Jewish Warsaw that was; a Yiddish literary anthology)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/warsaw1/warsaw1.html


We have continued to update 26 of our existing projects:

- Bialystok, Poland (The Jews of Czestochowa)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Bialystok/Bialystok.html

- Czestochowa, Poland (The Jews of Czestochowa)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Czestochowa1/Czestochowa1.html

- Dabrowa Gornicza, Poland (Book of the Jewish community of Dabrowa Gornicza
and its destruction) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/dabrowa/dabrowa.html

- Dotnuva, Lithuania (Letters >from Dotnuva)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Dotnuva/Dotnuva.html

- Dubno, Ukraine (Dubno; a Memorial to the Jewish community of Dubno, Wolyn)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Dubno/Dubno.html

- Dzyarzhynsk, Belarus (Koidanov; Memorial Volume of the Martyrs of
Koidanov) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Dzyarzhynsk/Dzyarzhynsk.html

- Fehergyarmat, Hungary (Our Former City Fehergyarmat)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Fehergyarmat/Fehergyarmat.html

- Garwolin, Poland (Garwolin Memorial Book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/garwolin/garp000.html [Polish]

- Goniadz, Poland (Our hometown Goniondz)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/goniadz/Goniadz.html

- Gorodets, Belarus (Horodetz; history of a town, 1142-1942)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/gorodets/gorodets.html

- Grajewo, Poland (Grayewo Memorial Book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Grajewo/Grajewo.html

- Katowice, Poland (Katowice: the Rise and Decline of the Jewish community;
Memorial Book) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/katowice/katowice.html

- Khmelnytskyy, Ukraine (The destruction of Proskurov)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Khmelnytskyy/Khmelnytskyy.html

- Kolki, Ukraine (Summoned >from the Ashes)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/kolki/kolki.html

- Lithuania http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lita/lita.html

- Lowicz, Poland (Lowicz; a Town in Mazovia, Memorial Book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lowicz/lowicz.html

- Oradea, Romania (A city and yesterday; memorial book to the Jews of
Grosswardein) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/oradea/oradea.html

- Ostrolenka, Poland (Book of Kehilat Ostrolenka; Yizkor Book of the Jewish
Community of Ostrolenka)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/ostrolenka1/ostrolenka1.html

- Ostrow-Mazowiecka, Poland (Memorial Book of the Community of
Ostrow-Mazowiecka) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/ostrow/ostrow.html

- Rafalovka, Ukraine (Memorial book for the towns of Old Rafalowka, New
Rafalowka, Olizarka, Zoludzk and vicinity)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/rafalovka/rafalovka.html

- Ratno, Ukraine (Ratno; Story of a Destroyed Jewish Community)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/ratno/ratno.html

- Shumskoye, Ukraine (Szumsk, memorial book of the martyrs of Szumsk)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/szumsk/szumsk.html

- Svir, Poland (Our Townlet Swir)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/svir/svir.html

- Valkininkai, Lithuania (Olkeniki in flames; a memorial book to the
community of Olkenik in the Vilna district)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Valkininkai/Valkininkai.html

- Wadowice, Poland (Memorial Book of the Communities Wadowice, Andrychow,
Kalwarja, Myslenice, Sucha)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/wadowice/wadowice.html

- Wysokie-Mazowieckie, Poland (Wysokie-Mazowieckie; Memorial Book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Wysokie/Wysokie-Mazowieckie.html

Please remember that all this month's additions and updates have been
flagged at http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/translations.html to make it easy
to find them.

By-the way, the Yizkor Book Project now contains 1,301 entries, 627 books,
9,468 pages, 20,023 images and we continue to grow and grow with all of your
help.

Wishing you all the best,
Lance Ackerfeld
Yizkor Book Project Manager
lance.ackerfeld@gmail.com


Austria-Czech SIG #Austria-Czech Prague digitalised archive : saving images. #austria-czech

Peter.Lowe@...
 

Jan Hellmann wrote how software such as Gadwin Printscreen can
facilitate the process of making screenshots >from the Prague City
Archives Prague "Census". For example such software allows one to define
the area to be captured, rather than the whole window as when using the
ALT+PrtScn combination. I have been using ABBYY Screenshot Reader for
this purpose.

However this does not address the question as to whether it is possible
to download the digitized image in its original resolution.

The problem with the printscreen/screenshot-type approach is that one
has to enlarge the image on the screen in order to "see" the original
resolution. This means that one has to create several screenshots for
each image. These then need to be "stitched" together. Again there is
software available, but it is time-consuming to get it done perfectly.

Regards

Peter Lowe
Hertford, England


Austria-Czech SIG #Austria-Czech Yizkor Book Project, June 2011 #austria-czech

Lance Ackerfeld <lance.ackerfeld@...>
 

Shalom,

As we head out into the long hot summer or the long cold winter, for those
on the other side of the planet, I have to report that June was yet another
"hyperactive" month for the Yizkor Book Project. Happily, quite a large
number of new books and entries were added and notably, a new Translation
project has been added this month for Dej, Romania (Des, Hungary) and we are
looking for financial support of this project in order to allow those of you
with roots there, to read about the people and thriving culture that existed
before the Holocaust. If you feel able to assist in helping to finance this
or any of our currently running translation projects at:
http://www.jewishgen.org/JewishGen-erosity/v_projectslist.asp?project_cat=23
, your help would be much appreciated. The importance of these funds is
clearly illustrated in this month's updates, half of which are projects in
our Translations Funds.

June also saw the addition of a large number of necrologies which not only
immortalize the names of our loved ones but also can provide their family
relationships, professions, dates of birth and more or these people. As
such, these lists are also an invaluable genealogical resource and to assist
in research, the names >from the necrologies are periodically added to the
searchable Yizkor Book Necrology Database at:
http://www.jewishgen.org/databases/yizkor/ These days, this important but
time-taking work of adding to the database is carried out by Max Heffler,
who also carries out a myriad of other tasks for JewishGen and elsewhere. I
would truly like to spread the heavy load which these days falls heavily on
Max's shoulders alone and am eager to hear >from any of you who have some
time to help in preparing the lists in Excel which are then added to the
database.

As far as the June figures go, during this last month we have added these 9
new projects:

- Burshtyn, Ukraine (Book of Bursztyn)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Burshtyn/Burshtyn.html

- Carpathian Mountains (Youth >from the Carpathian Mountains)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Carpathian_Mountains/Carpathian_Mountains.html
or http://tinyurl.com/3qejcy6
[includes Izki, Pilipets, Rostoka and Verkhne-Studenyy in the Ukraine]

- Dej, Romania (Des..., Bethlen, Magyarlapos, Retteg, Nagyilonda and
vicinity) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/dej/dej.html

- Kremenets', Ukraine (Voice of Kremenets Emigrants in Israel and the
Diaspora - Booklet 10)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/kremenets1/Kre1_1000.html

- Kremenets', Ukraine (Voice of Kremenets Emigrants in Israel and the
Diaspora - Booklet 16)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/kremenets1/Kre1_1600.html

- Kremenets', Ukraine (Voice of Kremenets Emigrants in Israel and the
Diaspora - Booklet 17)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/kremenets1/Kre1_1700.html

- Kremenets', Ukraine (Voice of Kremenets Emigrants in Israel and the
Diaspora - Booklet 18)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/kremenets1/Kre1_1800.html

- Murska Sobota, Slovenia (They Died in the Fight for Freedom)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Murska_Sobota/Murska_Sobota.html

- Nyiregyhaza, Hungary (Jewish Life in Nyiregyhaza)
http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/Nyiregyhaza/Nyiregyhaza.html


Added in 27 new entries:

- Aukshtadvaris, Lithuania (Lite)
http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/lita/lit1869.html

- Bad Nauheim, Germany (Pinkas Germany)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Pinkas_germany/ger3_00084.html

- Haradok (Horodok), Belarus (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in Poland,
Volume VIII) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/pinkas_poland/pol8_00229.html

- Komyan, Lithuania (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities: Lithuania)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Pinkas_Lita/lit_00561.html

- Katiliske, Lithuania (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities: Lithuania)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Pinkas_Lita/lit_00559.html

- Kietaviskes, Lithuania (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities: Lithuania)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Pinkas_Lita/lit_00559b.html

- Kriukai, Lithuania (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities: Lithuania)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Pinkas_Lita/lit_00616.html

- Krincinas, Lithuania (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities: Lithuania)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Pinkas_Lita/lit_00621d.html

- Krivlyan, Lithuania (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities: Lithuania)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Pinkas_Lita/lit_00621e.html

- Kulbes, Lithuania (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities: Lithuania)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Pinkas_Lita/lit_00561b.html

- Kuliai, Lithuania (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities: Lithuania)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Pinkas_Lita/lit_00559c.html

- Kursenai, Lithuania (Protecting Our Litvak Heritage)
http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/lithuania6/lit6_108.html

- Laizuva, Lithuania (Protecting Our Litvak Heritage)
http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/lithuania6/lit6_130.html

- Laukuva, Lithuania (Protecting Our Litvak Heritage)
http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/lithuania6/lit6_135.html

- Liudvinavas, Lithuania (Protecting Our Litvak Heritage)
http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/lithuania6/lit6_147.html

- Lucinava (Marijampole), Lithuania (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities:
Lithuania) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Pinkas_Lita/lit_00346b.html

- Lucinava (Raseiniai), Lithuania (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities:
Lithuania) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Pinkas_Lita/lit_00346c.html

- Luksiai, Lithuania (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities: Lithuania)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Pinkas_Lita/lit_00348.html

- Luoke, Lithuania (Protecting Our Litvak Heritage)
http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/lithuania6/lit6_152.html

- Lyduvenai, Lithuania (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities: Lithuania)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Pinkas_Lita/lit_00354.html

- Miroslavas, Lithuania (Protecting Our Litvak Heritage)
http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/lithuania6/lit6_161.html

- Nacioniskis, Lithuania (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities: Lithuania)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Pinkas_Lita/lit_00410.html

- Nakan, Lithuania (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities: Lithuania)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Pinkas_Lita/lit_00410b.html

- Narikishok, Lithuania (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities: Lithuania)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Pinkas_Lita/lit_00410c.html

- Naujamiestis, Lithuania (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities: Lithuania)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Pinkas_Lita/lit_00401.html

- Sobrance, Slovakia (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities: Slovakia)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/pinkas_slovakia/slo368.html

- Warszawa, Poland (Jewish Warsaw that was; a Yiddish literary anthology)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/warsaw1/warsaw1.html


We have continued to update 26 of our existing projects:

- Bialystok, Poland (The Jews of Czestochowa)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Bialystok/Bialystok.html

- Czestochowa, Poland (The Jews of Czestochowa)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Czestochowa1/Czestochowa1.html

- Dabrowa Gornicza, Poland (Book of the Jewish community of Dabrowa Gornicza
and its destruction) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/dabrowa/dabrowa.html

- Dotnuva, Lithuania (Letters >from Dotnuva)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Dotnuva/Dotnuva.html

- Dubno, Ukraine (Dubno; a Memorial to the Jewish community of Dubno, Wolyn)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Dubno/Dubno.html

- Dzyarzhynsk, Belarus (Koidanov; Memorial Volume of the Martyrs of
Koidanov) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Dzyarzhynsk/Dzyarzhynsk.html

- Fehergyarmat, Hungary (Our Former City Fehergyarmat)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Fehergyarmat/Fehergyarmat.html

- Garwolin, Poland (Garwolin Memorial Book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/garwolin/garp000.html [Polish]

- Goniadz, Poland (Our hometown Goniondz)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/goniadz/Goniadz.html

- Gorodets, Belarus (Horodetz; history of a town, 1142-1942)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/gorodets/gorodets.html

- Grajewo, Poland (Grayewo Memorial Book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Grajewo/Grajewo.html

- Katowice, Poland (Katowice: the Rise and Decline of the Jewish community;
Memorial Book) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/katowice/katowice.html

- Khmelnytskyy, Ukraine (The destruction of Proskurov)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Khmelnytskyy/Khmelnytskyy.html

- Kolki, Ukraine (Summoned >from the Ashes)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/kolki/kolki.html

- Lithuania http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lita/lita.html

- Lowicz, Poland (Lowicz; a Town in Mazovia, Memorial Book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lowicz/lowicz.html

- Oradea, Romania (A city and yesterday; memorial book to the Jews of
Grosswardein) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/oradea/oradea.html

- Ostrolenka, Poland (Book of Kehilat Ostrolenka; Yizkor Book of the Jewish
Community of Ostrolenka)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/ostrolenka1/ostrolenka1.html

- Ostrow-Mazowiecka, Poland (Memorial Book of the Community of
Ostrow-Mazowiecka) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/ostrow/ostrow.html

- Rafalovka, Ukraine (Memorial book for the towns of Old Rafalowka, New
Rafalowka, Olizarka, Zoludzk and vicinity)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/rafalovka/rafalovka.html

- Ratno, Ukraine (Ratno; Story of a Destroyed Jewish Community)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/ratno/ratno.html

- Shumskoye, Ukraine (Szumsk, memorial book of the martyrs of Szumsk)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/szumsk/szumsk.html

- Svir, Poland (Our Townlet Swir)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/svir/svir.html

- Valkininkai, Lithuania (Olkeniki in flames; a memorial book to the
community of Olkenik in the Vilna district)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Valkininkai/Valkininkai.html

- Wadowice, Poland (Memorial Book of the Communities Wadowice, Andrychow,
Kalwarja, Myslenice, Sucha)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/wadowice/wadowice.html

- Wysokie-Mazowieckie, Poland (Wysokie-Mazowieckie; Memorial Book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Wysokie/Wysokie-Mazowieckie.html

Please remember that all this month's additions and updates have been
flagged at http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/translations.html to make it easy
to find them.

By-the way, the Yizkor Book Project now contains 1,301 entries, 627 books,
9,468 pages, 20,023 images and we continue to grow and grow with all of your
help.

Wishing you all the best,
Lance Ackerfeld
Yizkor Book Project Manager
lance.ackerfeld@gmail.com

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