RESEARCH IN POLAND – KEY WEBSITES

by Mark Halpern, JRI-Poland [ mark@halpern.com ]

History of Polish Jews

http://www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org/jsource/vjw/Poland.html
http://www.aish.com/literacy/jewishhistory/Crash_Course_in_Jewish_History_Part_49_-_The_Jews_of_Poland.asp

Partition of Poland

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Partitions_of_Poland
http://countrystudies.us/poland/11.htm

Archival Inventories

http://www.rtrfoundation.org/index.html Miriam Weiner’s Routes to Roots (RTR) Homepage
http://www.rtrfoundation.org/search.php RTR Archival Inventory Search
http://www.rtrfoundation.org/imagesearch.php RTR Town Images Search
http://www.archiwa.gov.pl/en/news.html Polish State Archives (PSA) English Homepage
http://www.archiwa.gov.pl/en/state-archives/381-list-of-archives.html PSA List of Archives
http://archiwa.gov.pl/en/data-bases.html PSA Databases of Holdings
http://baza.archiwa.gov.pl/sezam/pradziad.php?l=en  PSA PRADZIAD Vital Records Database
http://baza.archiwa.gov.pl/sezam/ela.php?l=en  PSA ELA Population Registers Database
https://www.familysearch.org/#form=catalog LDS Family History Catalog Search
https://www.familysearch.org/locations Locating an LDS Family History Center
http://www.jewishgen.org/jri-pl/jri-lds.htm  JRI-Poland List of Mormon Polish Jewish Microfims

Record Headings and Translation Aids

http://www.jewishgen.org/jri-pl/galicia/GalicianVitalRecords_Titles_Nov2002.pdf   Galicia
http://www.jewishgen.org/jri-pl/frazin.htm   Congress Poland
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/Kremenets/Records_and_transcriptions/guides/kremenets_records_headings.html   Pale of Settlement
http://www.jewishgen.org/GerSIG/script.htm    “Gothic” German

Vital Records in Poland

http://www.jri-poland.org     Jewish Records Indexing - Poland
http://www.jewishgen.org/InfoFiles/polandv.html   JewishGen Infofile
http://www.jewishgen.org/InfoFiles/Poland/biblio.htm    JewishGen Bibliography
http://www.jewishgen.org/InfoFiles/Poland/Questions.htm  JewishGen Polish-Jewish Genealogy Questions & Answers

Galicia

http://www.jewishgen.org/jri-pl/agad/index.htm   JRI-Poland AGAD Indexing Project
http://www.jewishgen.org/jri-pl/agad/lviv.htm  Vital records microfilmed by LDS at Archive in Lviv
http://www.jewishgen.org/Galicia/     Gesher Galicia SIG
http://search.geshergalicia.org/  All Galicia Database (NEW)
http://www.halgal.com/   Genealogy of Eastern Galicia (not Jewish specific)
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/Kolbuszowa/    Kolbuszowa Area
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/Kolomea/kolomad.htm  Kolomea Area
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/Drohobycz/   Drohobycz Area
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/Suchostaw/SRRGhome.html   Suchostaw Area
http://www.wheatmark.com/merchant2/merchant.mvc?Screen=PROD&Store_Code=BS&Product_Code=1587366096  ‘The Galitzianers” book authored by Suzan Wynne

Prussia

http://www.jewishgen.org/InfoFiles/PosenResources.html   Posen Area Resources
http://www.jewishgen.org/Danzig/  Danzig/Gdansk SIG

Congress Poland

http://www.jewishgen.org/SuwalkLomza/   Lomza Suwalk SIG
http://www.jewishgen.org/krsig/   Kielce Radom SIG
http://www.jewishgen.org/InfoFiles/WarszawaGroup.html  Warsaw Research Group
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/lodz/LARG.htm  Lodz Area Research Group
http://www.jewishgen.org/jri-pl/frazin.htm   Guide to Vital Records

Bialystok Area – Russian Pale of Settlement

http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/bialygen/homepage.htm  BIALYGen
http://www.zchor.org/bialystok/bialystok.htm   Bialystok Memorial Website

Jewish Records Indexing – Poland

http://www.jri-poland.org/  Homepage

http://www.jri-poland.org/visa.htm   Contributing

http://www.jewishgen.org/jri-pl/jriplweb.htm  Search database
http://www.jewishgen.org/databases/Poland/  JewishGen’s All Poland Database
http://www.jewishgen.org/jri-pl/psa/neworder.htm  PSA records ordering procedure
http://www.jewishgen.org/jri-pl/psa/orderfaq.htm  Order FAQ
http://www.jewishgen.org/jri-pl/town/index.htm  Town Index
http://www.jewishgen.org/jri-pl/researchguides.htm  Research Guide
http://www.jewishgen.org/jri-pl/shtetl/status.htm  Shtetl CO-OPS for indexing LDS films
http://www.jewishgen.org/jri-pl/psa/psastat.htm  PSA Projects for indexing records not filmed by LDS
http://www.jewishgen.org/jri-pl/bor.htm  Books of Residents/Census Projects

 

Books

http://www.avotaynu.com/allbooks.htm    AVOTAYNU
http://www.jewishgen.org/jgsi/sales.htm   Judith Frazin Book


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