Date   

Re: List of names #general

Mark Halpern
 

Gil:

For those Paterson relatives, a great resource is the Facebook group
"Jewish Roots in Paterson New Jersey" at
http://www.facebook.com/#!/home.php?sk=group_46962810277.
This is a great sharing resource for fellow Patersonians, which was started
by Roni Seibel Liebowitz. All are welcome to join.

Mark Halpern

Gil Aronson wrote:

My grandfather passed away in 1976 in Toronto, but he kept an address book
of relatives that had moved to different areas of the world. I have been
able to contact some of them, but not all. If anyone knows of descendants
of the following people please let me know.
H. Krimolousky *** Patterson, NJ 07514
A. Kuperman *** Patterson, NJ 07514
Sam Streitman *** Brooklyn, NY 24


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Re: List of names #general

Mark Halpern
 

Gil:

For those Paterson relatives, a great resource is the Facebook group
"Jewish Roots in Paterson New Jersey" at
http://www.facebook.com/#!/home.php?sk=group_46962810277.
This is a great sharing resource for fellow Patersonians, which was started
by Roni Seibel Liebowitz. All are welcome to join.

Mark Halpern

Gil Aronson wrote:

My grandfather passed away in 1976 in Toronto, but he kept an address book
of relatives that had moved to different areas of the world. I have been
able to contact some of them, but not all. If anyone knows of descendants
of the following people please let me know.
H. Krimolousky *** Patterson, NJ 07514
A. Kuperman *** Patterson, NJ 07514
Sam Streitman *** Brooklyn, NY 24


Resource Center at The 31st IAJGS International Conference #austria-czech

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


Austria-Czech SIG #Austria-Czech Resource Center at The 31st IAJGS International Conference #austria-czech

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


Resource Center at The 31st IAJGS International Conference #danzig #gdansk #germany #poland

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


Resource Center at The 31st IAJGS International Conference #ciechanow #poland

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


Danzig/Gedansk SIG #Danzig #Gdansk #Germany #Poland Resource Center at The 31st IAJGS International Conference #danzig #gdansk #germany #poland

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


#Ciechanow #Poland Resource Center at The 31st IAJGS International Conference #ciechanow #poland

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


Resource Center at The 31st IAJGS International Conference #courland #latvia

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


Courland SIG #Courland #Latvia Resource Center at The 31st IAJGS International Conference #courland #latvia

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


Stories From Chabna #ukraine

jmgrise@...
 

Hello. My name is Josh Grise.
I am looking for anyone who has family information
or stories >from the Chabna area
(Chabna/Chabno/Chabne/Khabno/Khabna/Khabne/Kaganovichi/Polesskoye).

My email address is jmgrise@gmail.com
Thank you.

Moderator's Note: Private replies please


Which embassy to visit in DC? Ukr or Pol #ukraine

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


Ukraine SIG #Ukraine Stories From Chabna #ukraine

jmgrise@...
 

Hello. My name is Josh Grise.
I am looking for anyone who has family information
or stories >from the Chabna area
(Chabna/Chabno/Chabne/Khabno/Khabna/Khabne/Kaganovichi/Polesskoye).

My email address is jmgrise@gmail.com
Thank you.

Moderator's Note: Private replies please


Ukraine SIG #Ukraine Which embassy to visit in DC? Ukr or Pol #ukraine

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


Looking for researcher - Jaroslaw/Przemysl and Gorlice areas #general

Shaul Berger <shaul@...>
 

Hi,

I am looking for local researcher that will be able to help me get beyond
what I have found myself on the JewishGen/JRI/LDS and other online
resources. Specifically I am looking for research in two distinct areas:

Gorlice - my wife's SCHELL branch is originally >from Szymbark which is a
village near Gorlice. Szymon SCHELL was a big wood trader (b.1860). He was
married to Maria RIEGER.

Jaroslaw/Przemysl - my gf Leo Yehuda HUTTER was born in 1879 in Jaroslaw. He
was married to Sara Charlotte BRUMER. His parents were David HUTTER and
Ruchel KIFLIG (originally >from Dobromil).

I visited the researcher section in JewishGen but did not find anyone that
fits my interests/needs. I would appreciate your inputs based on your own
experience.

Thanks

Shaul Berger
California
dspmaster@yahoo.com

POSNER(Warsaw), EHRENREICH (Miechow), SCHELL & RIEGER (Gorlice),
NEUMANN, FADENHECHT & NACHT (Buczacz),
BRUMER & RETTIG(Zolkiew, Rawa Russka),
HUTTER, KIFLIG, HERZIG (Jaroslaw, Przemysl, Dobromil),
BERGER & SPITZER (Szecseny, Shirkovce)

MODERATOR NOTE: Please reply privately with specific recommendations. If your
advice is more general to Jewish Genealogy, you may wish to send it for posting.


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Looking for researcher - Jaroslaw/Przemysl and Gorlice areas #general

Shaul Berger <shaul@...>
 

Hi,

I am looking for local researcher that will be able to help me get beyond
what I have found myself on the JewishGen/JRI/LDS and other online
resources. Specifically I am looking for research in two distinct areas:

Gorlice - my wife's SCHELL branch is originally >from Szymbark which is a
village near Gorlice. Szymon SCHELL was a big wood trader (b.1860). He was
married to Maria RIEGER.

Jaroslaw/Przemysl - my gf Leo Yehuda HUTTER was born in 1879 in Jaroslaw. He
was married to Sara Charlotte BRUMER. His parents were David HUTTER and
Ruchel KIFLIG (originally >from Dobromil).

I visited the researcher section in JewishGen but did not find anyone that
fits my interests/needs. I would appreciate your inputs based on your own
experience.

Thanks

Shaul Berger
California
dspmaster@yahoo.com

POSNER(Warsaw), EHRENREICH (Miechow), SCHELL & RIEGER (Gorlice),
NEUMANN, FADENHECHT & NACHT (Buczacz),
BRUMER & RETTIG(Zolkiew, Rawa Russka),
HUTTER, KIFLIG, HERZIG (Jaroslaw, Przemysl, Dobromil),
BERGER & SPITZER (Szecseny, Shirkovce)

MODERATOR NOTE: Please reply privately with specific recommendations. If your
advice is more general to Jewish Genealogy, you may wish to send it for posting.


MITNICK family from Odessa #general

Riva Barnett <ribarn_21@...>
 

I am the granddaughter of Esther MITNICK, (born approx. 1885 in Odessa)
daughter of Rivka MITNICK. Esther's younger brother, Willie, (Velvel)
arrived in New York in 1912.

Esther married, had 3 children (two boys and one girl) in Odessa. She then
moved to New York City around 1913 and left the children in the care of
Rivka. Esther divorced the first husband, married Abraham POLLACK, and had
three more children in New York. WWI made it impossible to send for the
three children in Russia. Time marched on, the Russian children grew up.
The daughter was murdered by the Nazis. The older son, Berel, and his
brother were both in Moscow in 1967. That's where my information ends.

I do not know the last name of my grandmother's first husband. Therefore, I
do not know the last name of their children.

The only other thing about the family history that I know is that my
mother's first cousins, also >from Odessa, had the last name of PESOCHINSKY.
There were six first cousins: Dora, Gregory, Sarah, Ethel, Eda and Tanya.
Dora married Aaron GERSHUNOFF and they immigrated to the US in 1921 along
with their older son Alex. The younger son, Maxim, was born in the U.S.

If anyone provide any suggestions or assistance in locating the descendants
of Esther MITNICK's Russian family, I would be very grateful.

Riva Barnett


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen MITNICK family from Odessa #general

Riva Barnett <ribarn_21@...>
 

I am the granddaughter of Esther MITNICK, (born approx. 1885 in Odessa)
daughter of Rivka MITNICK. Esther's younger brother, Willie, (Velvel)
arrived in New York in 1912.

Esther married, had 3 children (two boys and one girl) in Odessa. She then
moved to New York City around 1913 and left the children in the care of
Rivka. Esther divorced the first husband, married Abraham POLLACK, and had
three more children in New York. WWI made it impossible to send for the
three children in Russia. Time marched on, the Russian children grew up.
The daughter was murdered by the Nazis. The older son, Berel, and his
brother were both in Moscow in 1967. That's where my information ends.

I do not know the last name of my grandmother's first husband. Therefore, I
do not know the last name of their children.

The only other thing about the family history that I know is that my
mother's first cousins, also >from Odessa, had the last name of PESOCHINSKY.
There were six first cousins: Dora, Gregory, Sarah, Ethel, Eda and Tanya.
Dora married Aaron GERSHUNOFF and they immigrated to the US in 1921 along
with their older son Alex. The younger son, Maxim, was born in the U.S.

If anyone provide any suggestions or assistance in locating the descendants
of Esther MITNICK's Russian family, I would be very grateful.

Riva Barnett


Resource Center at The 31st IAJGS International Conference #usa

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


Early American SIG #USA Resource Center at The 31st IAJGS International Conference #usa

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

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