Venturing into our Past - 2008

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 2008 (Volume 4, Issue 3):
  • Emigration/Immigration Databases
  • New Cemetery Data in Germany
  • JewishGen Blogspot
  • Jewish History in Indiana
  • Jewish History in Maine
  • Hungarian Tourist Agency
  • Museum of Family History Website
November 2008 (Volume 4, Issue 2):
  • Forthcoming Elections
  • JewishGen Announcements
  • JGSGW Arlington Cemetery Website
  • Do You Have Family Roots In The South?
  • The 'Secret Jews' Of San Luis Valley

October 2008 (Volume 4, Issue 1):
  • Call For Historical Documents
  • Beider And Morse Create A New Indexing System
  • Waldheim Cemetery Society List
  • A Rich Source Of Genealogical Data
  • USCIS Launches New Genealogy Fee-For-Service Program
  • Theresienstadt Victim Database - Including Death Certificates
September 2008 (Volume 3, Issue 12):
  • Colorado Genealogy Sources
  • Google Has Much More to Offer
  • US Holocaust Museum Tips Regarding Access to the ITS Database
  • Jewish Burials Down Under
  • Newly Found Bremen Passenger List
  • Jewish National & University Library
  • Recent Update on Available Vital Records
  • Ralphs Club News
  • Additions to the JGSCV Traveling Library

August 2008 (Volume 3, Issue 11):
  • USHMM Offers ITS Information
  • Photo Archives at Yad Vashem
  • Final Rule on USCIS Charges
  • Shem HaKodesh: A Jewish "Genetic Code"
  • Specialized Genealogy Search Engines
  • Online History of Southern Jewish Life
  • Source for Warsaw Ghetto Information
July 2008 (Volume 3, Issue 10):
  • Memorial Database Now Available
  • Tracing Your Family Roots
  • First American Jewish Families
  • Full Text Books On Google
  • Galveston Immigration Database
  • Future JGSCV Meeting Dates
  • Our Membership At The Assisted Research Day At LARFHC

June 2008 (Volume 3, Issue 9):
  • Annual Trek to Salt Lake City
  • Round-Up On Visit to LARFHC
  • How Jews Got Their Last Names
  • Los Angeles City Directories
  • IAJGS Salutes Marian L. Smith
  • A Potpourri of Online Offerings for Genealogy Research
May 2008 (Volume 3, Issue 8):
  • Jewish Presence In California's Santa Maria Valley
  • Ventura County Library System Loses Access To Pro Quest Historical Newspapers
  • Russian/German/Italian To America Index Is Now Online
  • Revisit Pages Of Testimony
  • Resources Available At Yad Vashem

April 2008 (Volume 3, Issue 7):
  • Global Incident Map
  • Jewish TV Station Now Available
  • Children Deported From Poland
  • Steven Spielberg Jewish Film Archive
  • Krakow Jewish Community
  • Jewishgen Offers Education Courses
  • Rare Hebrew Books Online
  • Warsaw Jewish Cemetery Burials
  • Preparing For the Exclusive Research Afternoon at the Los Angeles Regional Family History Center
March 2008 (Volume 3, Issue 6):
  • Available Historical Subscription
  • Shopping For Genealogical Stuff
  • More Archival Opportunities
  • New Facility For Historic Newspaper Research
  • The Steve Morse Website Enhanced
  • Special Website Due To Logan J. Kleinwaks
  • Gedenkbuch Now Online

February 2008 (Volume 3, Issue 5):
  • FHL Research Guides are Available
  • On-Line Litvak SIG Journal
  • Holocaust Archive Opens to the Public
  • All About U.S. Passport Applications
  • "Persistence Pays - You Just Have to Keep Trying" by Helene Rosen
  • New Additions to the JGSCV Traveling Library