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Re: Finding Marriage Record from Ukraine and Finding Their Parents Given Names #ukraine #general

Peter Cohen
 

On Fri, Jun 4, 2021 at 09:26 AM, Madeleine Isenberg wrote:
Betzalel also shows up as Tsalko.

 
--
Peter Cohen
California


Re: Index of Holocaust testimonies #holocaust

polishancestry@...
 

While not strictly Shoah testimonies, the University of Lund, in Sweden, has interviews from about 45,000 concentration camp survivors who were taken to Swedish hospitals for medical care after they were liberated. Many of the testimonies have been translated and are available as pdfs. Here is a link to the Witnessing Genocide page on the University website: https://www.ub.lu.se/hitta/digitala-samlingar/witnessing-genocide. There is an alphabetical list of the interviewed survivors. There are also photographs, transport lists and much more. 
Cynthia Piech
Chicago IL


Dominican Republic question #latinamerica

Molly Staub
 

 

Sorry, I cannot locate the query that was recently sent asking about relatives settling in the Dominican Republic (I have poor vision), but I have an answer:

 

During my years as a journalist writing a syndicated Jewish travel column, I visited Sosua, Dominican Republic several times, the last time in 1992. My stories about the community appeared in many national Jewish newspapers. Unfortunately, that was so long ago they no longer appear on Google. I’m enclosing a copy from my early files from my JGS of Palm Beach County newsletter; that will perhaps answer some of your questions.  [You might want to add it as an attachment]

 

2008

Scattered Seeds    <> Only the Dominican Republic welcomed Jewish refugees after the 1938 Evian conference. About 600 German and Austrian Jews arrived in 1940, promising to do agricultural work. Today only 12 families remain in the Dominican Republic town of Sosua. Molly Arost Staub relates her personal visit and a related exhibit at the Museum of Jewish Heritage. <> 

A HIDDEN SOURCE OF RELATIVES IN THE DOMINICAN REPUBLIC By Molly Arost Staub (Member) Of all the places Jews might have looked for their genealogical links, the Dominican Republic probably doesn’t head the list. Yet it was here that 600 Jewish refugees were transported from Germany and Austria in 1940, saved from Hitler’s dreaded decree. The story is currently being told in an exhibit at New York’s Museum of Jewish Heritage. However, this reporter visited the community they established on the Dominican Republic’s northern coast on several occasions, and interviewed two of the original immigrants. Genealogists might find certain surnames here or in the larger city of Santo Domingo, where many of them relocated and produced families; a visit is certainly fascinating.

But how did they get there? In the late 1930s, as some became aware of the Nazi threat to Jews, Chaim Weitzmann said the world "was divided into two camps....One, of the countries expel[1]ling the Jews and the other, of the countries which refused to admit them." Immigration laws prevented acceptance of those trying to escape. But one country stood out. When U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt convened an international conference in Evian, France in 1938, more than 30 countries participated. The only one offering refuge to Jews was the Dominican Republic, governed by dictator Rafael Trujillo. He invited 100,000 Jews. In 1940, according to those in Sosua who related the story to me, HIAS transported 600 Jewish refugees from Germany and Austria, who were guaranteed full religious and other freedoms, with equal opportunities and rights. The only condition – the group must work in agriculture, even though most had been educated urban dwellers.

I first learned of the town's development from the late Elsa Beller, then 89, in 1990, during my second visit to Sosua. Beller, her husband Walter, and daughter, were among those who emigrated from Vienna. The Jewish families established CILCA, a meat and cheese cooperative company that belonged to the Jewish community. One factory produced dairy products, the other processed meats such as salami and sausage. The project also brought employment to many unemployed Dominicans.

Felix Koch, owner of the Koch Guest House and one of the original settlers whom I met when I returned in 1992, said his father had been a university professor. Koch, who was 22 when they arrived, recalled that the community cleared the jungle using oxcarts, built 10 barracks with tin roofs, and brought in running water and electricity. "Some of us – including myself – had been in concentration camps," Koch said. "We were so thankful to Trujillo for saving us, and then we saw this beautiful land with 80- degree temperatures and bananas growing! We were so happy."

They settled in Sosua's neighborhoods of El Batey and Charamicos. They became a charming tourist region reminiscent of European spots with low-rise buildings, narrow streets and numerous outdoor cafes. And a beautiful beach – one of the country's finest. The community created the Christofer Colon School, which maintained a fine academic reputation, and a hospital, pharmacy, bakery and other enterprises.

Gradually, however, after the war, some returned to Europe. Others moved to U.S. cities, and some intermarried; most men had Dominican wives, Koch said. Today only about 12 Jewish families remain. (Several Sosua congregants also attend services at Santo Domingo's Centro Israelita de la Republica Dominicana.)

Why did the cruel dictator make this move? Speculations range from his desire to improve his worldwide image, to his plan to infuse his population with the mental faculties he associated with Jews. Nevertheless, Trujillo saved the lives of 600 Jews and their descendants. Their 1941-synagogue is a cream-colored clapboard building with baby blue-painted trim, a corrugated tin roof and a Jewish star on its gate. Services are held in the pine-paneled sanctuary seating 70 once a month (call 809-571-1386 to learn of the date).

In 1990, when celebrating the fiftieth anniversary of their arrival, the community opened a museum next to the synagogue, exhibiting photographs of the original moshav-like settlement. Next to the museum stands the dairy cooperative, Compania Industrial Leche. When I spoke to Koch, he said some of the Jews owned hotels, while some still owned dairy farms and had shares in the dairy cooperative. Street names include David Stern and Dr. Rosen.

For information, contact the Dominican Republic Tourism Offices: 305-444-4592 in Miami. Sosua Synagogue is at Calle Dr. Alejo Martinez and Calle Dr. Rosen, El Batey (15 minutes from Puerto Plata hotels).

Ed. note: Molly Arost Staub has been a member of the JGS Palm Beach County for several years. She is a professional travel writer and has been kind enough to provide us with articles in the past.

 

 

Molly Arost Staub

M. A. in Journalism

E-mail staubmolly@...

561-571-6699

Boca Raton, FL

 

Researching

AROST/HARAST/SHTOFMAN/BERENSON/GRAFFMAN/GROFFMAN


Re: JRI-Poland search results now link to online images on the new Polish State Archives website - A huge challenge met. #records #poland

tony hausner
 

Very glad to hear.   Do we go to JRI-Poland to do the searches or http://www.szukajwarchiwach.gov.pl/ 

I tried both without success.  

Tony Hausner, thausner@... 


POMARLEANU - Dorohoi & Botosani #romania

Rony Golan
 

Dear all,

I am doing research on the POMARLEANU family from Dorohoi and possibly Botosani.
There are two researchers on the JGFF researching this family, to whom I already sent messages (and not have been favoured by a reply).
If you have any information on this family, I will appreciate it if you contact me privately.

Thank you,

--
Rony Golan
Ramat HaSharon, Israel

SEARCHING: KRMARUTSKY, KRIVORUCHKI, Kaunas, Lithuania
                        EISDORFER, Hungary
                        SLOMOVITS, Sighet, Romania


looking for [d]escendants of German Refugees in Dominican Republic #latinamerica

Judith Berlowitz
 


Hello, 
I am in contact with descendants of a family that stayed for a time in Sosúa, DR. Surnames: ARZT, HAHN, PHILIPPSBORN.  
--
 
Judith Berlowitz, San Francisco
 
 
 
 
 


Re: Latvia SIG Donation #latvia

Arlene Beare
 

Nice to hear from you Joyaa.
We are grateful to Barry for the work he did for LatviaSIG and for sending us the money donated over many years. It will be put to good use.

Latvia and Estonia RD formerly LatviaSIG has been actively indexing and translating documents. We have added  2 new databases  to Jewishgen Latvia Database. We added Passport Issuance Books and Passports handed in to Riga Police 1919-1940. They are indexed by Towns where born or Place of origin. and  as we index a new Town it is added to the database. There are a number waiting in the wings and we hope they will be dded before the Conference in August.
There is a Passport database that has been on the site for many years but that was a 1900 Passport Register database of Jews who were Resident in Riga at that time.
The new passport databases are particularly valuable as the dates of birth go back into the 19thC The earliest I have found so far is 1846, The Places born or originated from likewise are varied and there are from people from Lithuania, Russia or  Poland.

Estonia has been neglected and we hope to add data and information on Estonia .

Christine Usdin translated a large number of Vital records for Riga but sadly died before her task was completed.  All her work is in the Jewishgen Latvia database and I stress that there is no need to search for it anywhere else. 40.000 records  remain to be translated and that is the task  we are busy with. We have already employed 3 translators to help with the Russian translations.

We are busy redesigning the website and hope it will offer a valuable addition to Latvian Researchers .

We are also updating the Introductions to Databases written many years ago as new information has to be added.

Arlene Beare
Co-~Director Latvian and Estonia Research Division


Re: looking for sescendants of German Refugees in Dominican Republic #germany #holocaust #latinamerica

mpipik
 

I recently read 2 mysteries by the writer  A.J. Sidransky who lives in Washington Heights, NYC.  The first book "Forgiving Maximo Rothman"  goes into the story of refugees in the DR and is a central theme of this mystery. You might want to contact Mr. Sidransky through his website https://ajsidransky.com/ as he has done quite a bit of research and may know the families of refugees.

If any one is interesting the in subject I recommend the book for a different view of New York City.

Jessica Schein


Re: Rabbi Abraham ABRAMOWITZ-Jerusalem-Chicago early 20th cent. #usa #rabbinic

Bob Silverstein
 

Shabbat shalom,

Check the research database on Jewish Genealogy Society of Illinois.
--
Bob Silverstein
bobsilverstein@...
Elk Grove Village, IL

Researching Kaplan (Krynki, Poland) Tzipershteyn (Logishin, Pinsk, Belarus), Friedson/Fridzon (Motol, Cuba, Massachusetts), Israel and Goodman (Mishnitz, Warsaw, Manchester).


Re: Latvia SIG Donation #latvia

Joyaa Antares
 

Hi Barry,
Please can you say a few more words about the new Research Group and it's current short and long term goals (if known).
Thanks, Joyaa ANTARES
Gold Coast Queensland, Australia


Re: Looking for Bernard Freed and Anna nee Siporin's two children Laurie and Barry #usa

pathetiq1@...
 

Hi Sharon, 

Bernard Freed married Mary Kotek in Illinois in 1954
https://www.ancestry.com/search/collections/1500/?name=_Freed&count=50&marriage=1954_illinois-usa_16&marriage_x=0-0-0_1-0&name_x=1_1&pcat=bmd_marriage&spouse=Mary_Kotek&spouse_x=1_1

Ma(r)y  Freed died in February 2000. A transcription of her obituary attached. 

--
Giannis Daropoulos 

Greece


Re: Mystery man in London, 1905: Isidor Lasker #unitedkingdom #general

bjtranslations+genes@...
 

Thank you all!

  • Diane - now I understand, thanks - a useful approach as I research further.
  • Jeremy - thanks for the JC tip, I've taken a look and see more can be done here.
  • Off-list, Eva - thanks so much for doing those searches. Intriguing possibilities, but as you'll see below, I think they're probably unconnected.
  • Off-list, Sherri - thanks, I did consider the 'cad using a false name' as a last resort, intriguing too but very hard to research.
  • Off-list, Amit - thanks, even though my problem was Isidor not Eva.
  • Others I may have forgotten en route - thank you too!
  • Sheryl - wonderful! I'm sure at least some of those are him, and those SA websites in general are a great way to look for more info. Specifically, they mention that ship...
I've now managed to piece together more of the puzzle, thanks to a hitherto unidentified letter combined with the information above. It seems Isidor and Eva went to Cape Town (the ship Kenilworth Castle, departing 16 Dec 1905 has a "Mr J Lasker"), then Port Elizabeth (staying at "the Royal", presumably a hotel), where "his business collapsed". The marriage didn't go well - by September 1906 she was complaining that "Jimmie" was treating her like a dog - gambling, drinking, threatening to kill her, frustrating her attempts to get "a situation" (a job?) by telling people they weren't married, and so on. So she fled to "a decent berth" (job?), "15 pounds a month with board and lodging" at the Queen's Hotel, Umtali (Rhodesia) - they even paid her "expensive" fare for the week-long train journey there. And although she did leave "Jimmie" a letter offering to return if he treated her better, she didn't tell him where she was going, out of fear he would make himself such a nuisance that she would have to give up her "situation" (again, does this mean some sort of hotel work? secretary? dancer? who knows...). She also says she has used her maiden name when "taking a situation" as "it is the normal thing here".

What happened next, I don't yet know. The letter was written to her father (a well-known academic) the same day he died in mysterious circumstances... (Anyone fancy making a book/film of this?!) So it may take more research, probably delving deeper into South African and Rhodesian data (both official records and newspaper reports etc.), if there are any.

The 1890 Isadore/Jennie marriage is possible... maybe they split before his UK (re)marriage in 1905, or Jennie died. But if they were "pre 1890 settlers", where did he come from before then - where is his father Aaron Lasker? And why would he be applying for naturalization in 1906? Maybe the 1906 "APPLICATION FOR LETTERS OF NATURALIZATION. ISIDOR LASKER." were an application on behalf of his new wife Eva?

The 1928 death is rather confusing - age 67 implies he was born 1861 (whereas the UK marriage certificate implies born 1867; a six year difference is not impossible, but still...). I note there's also a Jane Lasker dying at the same location in 1926 age 56, so an implied wife. Did Eva just say "I'm widowed" at her remarriage in 1918 because she assumed/pretended he was dead, whereas in fact he'd survived, remarried Jane (third wife?) and lived on? I'd need to find a marriage record for Isidor/Isadore + Jane.

So, overall I think I now have a good initial grasp of what happened, thanks to everyone here, although numerous questions remain. A simple one for now: "Isidor/Isadore" appears to be a Greek name, 'gift of Isis'. I'm guessing she called him "Jimmie" just as a random 'pet name', not because it's a common abbreviation for Isidor, right? And although I've come here because I blithely assumed he was Jewish, I've not actually seen any evidence for that fact - is it a reasonable assumption?

Ben Jones


Latvia SIG Donation #latvia

Barry Shay
 

Those of you who were dues-paying members of the original Latvia SIG will be happy to learn that a donation in the amount of $6,227.86 was recently made to JewishGen for exclusive use by the new Latvia Research Group. The funds had been collected by the SIG over many years beginning in 1996 and ending about ten years ago. (See https://www.jewishgen.org/latvia/SIG_Newsletter/0101_SIG_January_1996.PDF for the historical reference.)

I am sure that under the leadership of Paul Cheifitz, Arlene Beare, and Marion Werle the funds will be put to good use and I look forward to seeing the results of their efforts in expanding the research capabilities of the LRG under JewishGen.

Barry Shay   


Visits to concentration camps #holocaust

burgauer@...
 

It appears to me that the concentration camps from the Holocaust were not widely talked about from 1945 for the next 20 to 25 years.  I visited Auschwitz in October of 1970.  I was the only person there that day except for the admin staff and maintenance staff. A film about the camp was available to be shown in the auditorium.  They had trouble finding a copy in English and I watched it alone in the auditorium. Travel by bus and train to the site was difficult.  My  question is:  who had visited camps before 1970 as I haven't met anyone who had?
Larry Burgheimer
San Francisco, CA


Success with Jewish DNA #dna #events #announcements

Marguerite Kealey
 

Success with Jewish DNA

By Jarrett Ross

June 13th   1-3 pm PT

Zoom Meeting and Presentation    This presentation will explore multiple case studies by Jarrett Ross in researching his own genetic family history. Using different types of DNA tests and multiple techniques to identify significant DNA matches he was able to expand multiple branches of his tree   Learn all the presenter’s techniques used to break down the process of each case study and what methods were most successful
To register go to San Diego Jewish Genealogical Society website 
San Diego Jewish Genealogical Society - Success with Jewish DNA (sdjgs.org)
Marguerite Kealey, Publicity Chair
San Diego Jewish Genealogical Society
San Diego County, CA

 

 

 
 


Looking for Bernard Freed and Anna nee Siporin's two children Laurie and Barry #usa

Sharon Ann Dror
 

I am looking for Bernard Freed’s wife May or Mary Freed AND Bernard & Anna’s two children… No one in the family remembers this family. 
 
Bernard Freed
August 19, 1911 New York- June 21, 2005 Died in Florida and buried at Evergreen Memorial Park in Tucson, AZ
 
Bernard was married to Anna nee Siporin Freed Doyle - all born and lived in New York. 
 
Anna passed away in 1990 in Los Angeles.
 
They have two children: Laurie Freed and Barry Freed - he moved to Chicago - no idea where Laurie lives.
 
Laurie born in 1941 and I dont know when Barry was born. 
 
I saw a listing in White pages that a Laurie Freed was married to George Milman with two sons then remarried to Milton Klorman. I have no idea if this is the right family as no one responded to me. 
 
Bernard and Anna divorced. Bernard remarried to a May or Mary - I dont know her maiden name. Anna remarried to a Doyle.
 
I found this article - very sweet to read… I got some clues that Bernard’s wife May or Mary died 10 years before the article was printed in 2003. They lived in Florida.
 
https://www.pointsoflight.org/awards/bernie-freed/
 
Before living in Florida, they lived in Brookfield, IL and before that New York…. May or Mary was a hair dresser. She may have worked at a funeral parlor. Relatives recall hearing something like this.
 
I tried several white pages and emails bounced back… or no responses…
 
I wrote to the Alzheimers Organization in Chicago - headquarters and see if they can help with any info - its been over 15 years since Bernard died so I dont know if they would know anything...
 
Does anyone in this group know this family?
 
Please let me know.
 
TIA 

Sharon Ann Dror
SharonAnnDror@...
MODERATOR NOTE: Please reply privately
 


May 2021 Summary of IAJGS Records Access Alert #general #jgs-iajgs #records

Jan Meisels Allen
 

As mentioned previously, every month I post a listing of the IAJGS Records Access Alert topics from the previous month for you to see the variety of issues…some were posted on this discussion group but most were not—all postings are included below.  The following are the summaries for the month of May, 2021.  In order not to miss out on important information it is worthwhile for you to be subscribed to the Records Access Alert.

Without records, genealogists cannot do genealogy –making certain that we retain access and gain access where it is impaired is every genealogists' responsibility.

 

Ancestry Acquires Forces War Records

(Australia) To Save Historical Documents National Archives of Australia Launches a Crowd Funding Site

(Canada) 2021 Census day Is Almost Here--May 11th

(Canada) 2021 Federal Budget Calls for Hiring New Data Commissioner and a Digital Service tax

(Canada) C-10 Amends Broadcasting Act to Regulate Streaming Services

(England) England's National Health Service Plans to Share Patient Records with Third Parties

(European Union) Amazon Wins EU Tax Appeal in Second Highest Court

(European Union) EU Commission Proposes New Ambitious Business Tax Agenda

(European Union) EU Parliament Voted Infringement Against Ireland Data Protection Commission--CJEU Rejects Facebook's Petition

(European Union) US Companies Storing Data In European Union-Microsoft

(Germany) Federal Cartel Office Launches Probe into Google About Anti-Trust

(Germany) Privacy Regulator Bans Facebook From Gathering Data on WhatsApp Users

(Great Britain) Planned New Law Would Fine Social Media Companies for Failure to Remove Online Abuse

(Ireland) Activist Max Schrems Complains about Irish Data Protection Regulator to Parliament Committee

(Ireland) Facebook Loses Court Fight With Irish Data Regulator Over Transferring Data to US

(Ireland) Proposed Legislation Will Give Adoptees Access to Birth Certificates

Microsoft to Stop Internet Explorer Browser-June 2022

MyHeritage Purchases Filae.com the French Genealogy Company

(New Zealand) National Library of New Zealand Project to Digitize 130 Years of The Press Archives

(Netherlands) Family Cards 1919-1939 Are Available Online

(Portugal) President Enacts Charter of Human Rights with Right to be Forgotten and Social Tariff for Internet Access

(Russia) New Database Documents One Million WWll Citizen Heroes Who Defended Moscow

(United Kingdom) England and Wales Marriage Certificates to Include Mothers' Names

(US) More on Litigation Over 2020 US Census

(US) National Archives and Virginia Tech Working on Digitization of Records

(US) National Archives On Track To Release 1950 US Census

(United States) National Archives Proposed Rule on Extending Selective Service Record Requests

(US) USCIS Withdraws Proposed Regulation on Collecting Biometrics Requirements

(US-FL) HB 969 The Florida Privacy Protection Act Dies on Final Day of Legislative Session

(US-FL) Governor Signs Bills Reigning In Social Media Companies

(US-FL) Senator Rick Scott Introduces Data and Algorithm Transparency Agreement Act

(US-NY) Legislation Introduced About Privacy Issues Around Criminal DNA Profiles

 

The IAJGS Board of Directors approved opening the Records Access Alert to anyone who is interested in records access. This was announced previously.  We now have subscribers from many genealogical organizations not previously able to subscribe. To be on top of what is happening you are encouraged to register for the Records Access Alerts to receive the information in a timely manner.  If you are interested in any of the above items, please register for the IAJGS Records Access Alert and look at them in the archives.  To register for the IAJGS Records Access Alert

go to: http://lists.iajgs.org/mailman/listinfo/records-access-alerts  and follow the instructions to enter your email address, full name and which genealogical organization you belong to-a society, SIG  or a subscriber of JewishGen, AVOTAYNU, Legal Genealogist  etc. You will receive an email response that you have to reply to, or the subscription will not be finalized. The alerts are archived and once you register you may access the archives at: http://lists.iajgs.org/mailman/private/records-access-alerts/

 

The IAJGS Records Access Alert is not a daily announcement list. Depending on what happens worldwide, there may be no postings for several days and other times there may be several in one day.

 

These are listed alphabetically not chronologically.  Each month the locales covered differ.

 

Jan Meisels Allen

Chairperson, IAJGS Public Records Access Monitoring Committee

 

 

 

 

 


JRI-Poland search results now link to online images on the new Polish State Archives website - A huge challenge met. #records #poland

Stanley Diamond
 

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Researchers finding records of interest in the JRI-Poland database for which there are
links are now seeing the digital images on the new www.szukajwarchiwach.gov.pl 
website of the the National Digital Archives (NDA) division of the Polish State Archives. 
The transition to the new system happened behind the scenes and has been seamless, 
but this didn’t happen miraculously. What you need to know is the story behind how this 
transition was made possible. 
 
It starts with the NDA’s need to use a totally different system to identify each image.
While file names for images on the old website were numbered chronologically, file 
names for images on the new site are randomly generated number strings. 
 
Thus, all the links for the more than two million records in our database with images 
were basically useless. Notwithstanding that JRI-Poland is the only organization 
currently direct linking search results to online NDA vital record images, we received 
extraordinary cooperation from our partners in building tools to make the transition 
seamless.  It took several months of planning, multiple exchanges of data files and 
extensive correspondence to enable the changeover to happen with minimal hiccups.
(Several image links are not working but will be fixed; if you come across any, please
report to webmaster@...) 
 
We are truly indebted to our colleague, JRI -Poland database manager Michael Tobias 
and our suburb partners at the NDA for pulling it off so successfully. For all of us on the 
JRI-Poland team, a hearty Yasher Koach to Michael and a huge thank you to the NDA.
 
Enjoy continued use of the direct linking to online scans!
 
Stanley Diamond, M.S.M.  (Montreal, 514-484-0100)
Executive Director, Jewish Records Indexing - Poland, Inc.
 
 


Special Inquiry proceedings Deportation 1909 #records

jdfilan@...
 

Hi All:

It appears that a great uncle of mine was deported after arrival in Ellis Island in 1909.  Does anyone know how to find any Special Inquiry records if they do survive.  How would a 7 year old boy be sent back to Poland?  My great Uncle Abe did return to the United States and lived out his life in New York

“New York, U.S., Arriving Passenger and Crew Lists (including Castle Garden and Ellis Island), 1820-1957 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2010. “ (https://tinyurl.com/283epxbj)  Arrival of Isrelsky Family on November 17, 1909 aboard the Zeeland.   Note that  son Abe was deported curvature of the spine.

https://www.ancestry.com/imageviewer/collections/7488/images/NYT715_1375-0227

  (https://tinyurl.com/3nsnd53d) Records of Aliens Kept for Special Inquiry Pessche Israebsky b 1879, Chaje Israelsky b 1898, Beile Israelsky b 1900, Abram Israelsky b 1902, Schmuel Israelsky b 1905.

Page 224 -The Israelsky family -Index Group 54.

Thanks for your help
Jay Filan
Brooklyn, New York









Thanks for your help

Jay Filan
Brooklyn, New York


Re: Index of Holocaust testimonies #holocaust

peggyfreedman@...
 

The Breman Museum of Jewish Heritage in Atlanta also has a number of Holocaust recordings.  The museum is in the process of making these available on their website here:
Collection: Esther and Herbert Taylor Oral History Collection | The Breman Museum ArchivesSpace

The JGS of Georgia indexed these interviews and the index was just placed on JewishGen last week.  The entire list of oral interviews can be searched from the USA Research Division database.  The Holocaust testimonies can be searched from both the JewishGen Holocaust database and the USA database.

It is a great project.  I encourage other groups to index and submit the index to JewishGen to make all these records more widely available.

Peggy Mosinger Freedman
Atlanta, Georgia USA

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