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03/26/2017-Jewish Genealogical Society

Jewish Genealogical Society Meeting
Mar 26 2017 | 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Jewish Genealogical Society Meeting

Galician & Polish Research Online! Methods, Techniques and Resources

We will show a video of Pamela Weisberger’s lecture from the 2015 IAJGS Conference in Jerusalem:

Galician & Polish Research Online! Methods, Techniques and Resources

This lecture will demonstrate Internet resources, websites and search engines for conducting Polish, Galician and Austrian Empire genealogical and historical research. Covered will be Gesher Galicia’s databases, including The All Galicia Database, the Cadastral Map Room and Galician Archival Records Project inventories, along with resources like GenTeam, Mapire and Genealogy Indexer. Techniques for successful database searching, expanding Google’s reach, foreign language searches, document analysis and translation options will be covered. Also learn how to access Austrian and Polish online libraries, cemetery databases and international historical newspaper websites. The use of maps in genealogical research will also be explored. (A working knowledge of how to use a computer and basic computer commands is essential.)

Speaker(s): Pamela Weisberger

Pamela Weisberger was the president of Gesher Galicia, 1st vice-president of the Jewish Genealogical Society of Los Angeles, and was co-chair of the 2010 IAJGS Conference. A professional genealogist, writer, and international lecturer, she specialized in Eastern European archival and historical newspaper research. She also created the Galician Archival Records Project.

Free for members. Non-Members, participation in this event is included in the cost of general museum admission.

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