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Sunday, June 03, 2018
Sunday, June 03, 2018
An informal discussion with today's speaker Mark Halpern about Jewish Records Indexing - Poland, including Galician records. Please bring your questions and your lunch!
Speaker: Mark Halpern   A great many Galician researchers have acquired family records from repositories in Poland and Ukraine. Images of many of these records can now be found online. Over the last seventeen years, the work of Jewish Records Indexing - Poland and Gesher Galicia has made these records more readily available to all Galician researchers.   This session offers an in-depth examination of vital records along with a strategic framework to help researchers in acquiring Galician records to further their research. A historical perspective showing the regulations that governed Jewish recordkeeping and how regulations on civil marriages impacted the legitimacy and surnames ...