Venturing into our Past - 2007

Werner L. Frank, Editor


Venturing into our Past is JGSCV's monthly newsletter distributed to all members. It is a great way to stay in touch with issues of importance to Jewish genealogy.


December 2007 (Volume 3, Issue 3):
  • Keeping Current
  • Los Angeles Directories Available
  • Jewish Genealogy Month Contest
  • Dust Off Those Old Address Books and Boxes of Letters!
November 2007 (Volume 3, Issue 2):
  • Seeking Jewish Los Angeles Pioneers
  • Catskill Connection
  • Tip from Susan Lederer Geiger
  • Census Confusion, Court Records in LA County

October 2007 (Volume 3, Issue 1):
  • New Online Jewish Resources from FamilySearch
  • Interesting Audio/Video Resources
  • Update from JRI-Poland, et al
  • Exploring Jewish Family Records in the USA
September 2007 (Volume 2, Issue 12):
  • Online Database: English and Hungarian
  • POLIN: A Website Devoted to Jewish Heritage in Poland
  • Hamburg, Germany: Major Port of Debarkation
  • Your Place in History
  • Announcement of Additional Half Million New Records to the JewishGen Holocaust Database

August 2007 (Volume 2, Issue 11):
  • Helping in Researching Boston
  • Unique Research Library in Burbank
  • Where to go for Research on Polish Ancestry
  • Jewish Genealogical Research at the DAR Library
  • Ancestry.com Launches Online US Military Records Collection
  • Ralph's Community Contribution Program
  • Genealogical Resources at the Simon Wiesenthal Center - Library and Archives
July 2007 (Volume 2, Issue 10):
  • Availability of Palestine Post
  • Valuable Research Material
  • Portal into Polish Jewish Life
  • More on Jewish Communities
  • Cemetery Database Enhanced

May 2007 (Volume 2, Issue 8):
  • Film Commemorates Yom Hashoah
  • More Sources for Yizkor Books
  • World's Largest Searchable Archive of Historical Newspapers
  • Genealogy and Television
  • Sources in S. America and Beyond
  • Update on the JOWBR Project
  • Records in the Family History Library Catalog of Significance to Jewish Genealogists

April 2007 (Volume 2, Issue 7):
  • Navigating the New York and Federal Censuses
  • Western States Jewish History Journal New Website
  • Library and Archive Canada New Database
  • Traveling Library Books
March 2007 (Volume 2, Issue 6):
  • New Resources at Yad Vashem
  • Tracing Emigration from UK Ports
  • Sources of Obituaries and Vital Records for New York City
  • Library Holdings

February 2007 (Volume 2, Issue 5):
  • New Online Resources (Center for Jewish History in New York City, Thousand Oaks Library, Newspaper Resource in Local Libraries)
  • EBay as a Resource for Genealogical Research