Venturing into our Past - 2010

Allan Linderman, 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 2010 (Volume 6, Issue 3):
  • JewishGen Offers ShtetLinks Course
  • "Who Do You Think You Are" to Return to NBC's Lineup
  • 1927 Czernowitz Directory Available
  • Board Nominee Biographies
  • Researching Holocaust Victims
  • JGSCV Updates
  • Family Tree Magazine: Top 40 Genealogy Blogs
  • 31st IAJGS Conference Call for Papers
  • Alice Herz-Sommer
  • Montefiore Cemetery Online Database
  • Military Service Records at the National Archives
November 2010 (Volume 6, Issue 2):
  • Forthcoming JGSCV Elections
  • 2010's Best State Websites
  • Museum of Family History Begins Free Book Series
  • Online Database of Looted Artwork
  • Family Tree Maker 2011 for Mac Available for Pre-Order
  • Ancestry.Com Completes Acquisition of Footnote
  • Join/Renew Your JGSCV Membership
  • Preserving Heirlooms for Future Generations
  • JGSCV Updates
  • The Los Angeles Family History Library will open on October 25, 2010
  • 31st IAJGS Conference Call for Papers
  • Riga Museum Opens
  • Genealogy Blogs

October 2010 (Volume 6, Issue 1):
  • Free Family Search Online Classes
  • Ralphs Community Program
  • Alsace Records Available Online
  • A Library of Jewish Music Online
  • New Law in Hungary to Keep Records Sealed for 90 Years
  • Family Tree Maker 2011 Available
  • Join/Renew Your JGSCV Membership
  • Alien Files Now Available at National Archives
  • JGSCV Updates
  • Achille Levy and the Museum of Ventura County: A Genealogical Journey
September 2010 (Volume 5, Issue 12):
  • Beginning Jewish Genealogy Course
  • Renew Your Ralphs Community Contribution Program
  • Happy Birthday Social Security!
  • More on the 1940 US Census
  • "Who Do You Think You Are?" on NBC
  • Israel Genealogical Society (IGS)
  • World War I Records in St. Louis
  • JGSCV Updates
  • Leaving a Genealogical Legacy
  • Families app for Apple devices

August 2010 (Volume 5, Issue 11):
  • Free Family Tree Magazine Webinar
  • New Steve Morse One-Step Feature
  • Ralphs Community Contributions
  • Getting Started in Jewish Genealogy: 2010 Edition
  • Tenement Museum Photographs
  • A Directory for Locating Directories
  • Countdown to the 1940 Census
  • Researching Your Civil War Ancestors' Family Stories
  • Family Tree Magazine's "101 Best Genealogy Websites for 2010"
  • JGSCV Updates
  • Highlights from the IAJGS Conference
  • New Additions to the JGSCV Traveling Library
July 2010 (Volume 5, Issue 10):
  • Sale on DNA Testing
  • Museum of Family History Films
  • Ralphs Community Contributions
  • 2010 IAJGS Conference in Los Angeles
  • YIVO Encyclopedia of Jews in Eastern Europe
  • A Directory for Locating Directories
  • Free Access to Footnote's Civil War Collection in June
  • Follow-up on Military Morning Reports as a Genealogical Resource
  • JGSCV Updates
  • JGSCV Presenters at the 30th IAJGS Conference

June 2010 (Volume 5, Issue 9):
  • Updated British Military Records
  • Ralphs Community Contributions
  • 2010 IAJGS Conference in Los Angeles
  • Landsmanshaftn Collections
  • FamilySearch Releases Records
  • Immigrant Number One
  • Free Footnote Newspaper Database
  • Family Tree Maker for Mac in 2010
  • JGSCV May 2 Meeting
  • JGSCV Updates
  • JGSCV Presenters at the 30th IAJGS Conference
  • Ventura County Fair
May 2010 (Volume 5, Issue 8):
  • More Census Data Available
  • 1880 Special Census on Ancestry.Com
  • Ralphs Community Contributions
  • 2010 IAJGS Conference in Los Angeles
  • 19th Century British Records
  • Yad Vashem
  • Early Oregon Ancestors
  • Searching Names
  • How Do They Do It? Family History Tips from Professionals
  • JGSCV Updates
  • Obtaining Morning Reports: A Step-by-Step Approach
  • JGSCV Presenters at the 30th IAJGS Conference

April 2010 (Volume 5, Issue 7):
  • Free Online Family Search Classes
  • Ralph's Community Contributions
  • 2010 IAJGS Conference in Los Angeles
  • Ventura County Library Changes
  • Matzevot from Mt. Carmel Online
  • Census Records Free from Footnote
  • Ancestry's Collections
  • JGSCV Updates
  • Plan for the Riga Ghetto Museum
  • Military Morning Reports: Genealogical Hint Mentioned by Steve Luxenberg
  • Census Tech: When Punch Cards Reigned
  • Germany Relaxes Access to Civil Registration Records
  • The Museum of Family History
March 2010 (Volume 5, Issue 6):
  • Update: the Family History Center
  • Name Changes in Palestine
  • Ralph's Community Contributions
  • 2010 IAJGS Conference in Los Angeles
  • NARA Regional Archives Moving
  • Your JGS Wants You!
  • Collections of Jewish Culture
  • Annie's Ghosts: A Journey into a Family Secret
  • JGSCV Updates
  • NBC Upcoming New Show
  • More about Maps
  • 1939 United Kingdom National Registration is Available

February 2010 (Volume 5, Issue 5):
  • Update: The Schmoozing Corner
  • Facebook
  • Ralph's Community Contributions
  • 2010 IAJGS Conference in Los Angeles
  • Genealogy Roots Blog
  • More Wildcard Flexibility at Ancestry.Com
  • New Galicia and Bukovina Website
  • Mapping Madness
  • JGSCV Updates
  • Blogs of Genealogical Interest
  • United States Census 2010
January 2010 (Volume 5, Issue 4):
  • Galicia Jewish Museum
  • 2010 IAJGS Conference in Los Angeles
  • Ralphs Community Program
  • JGSCV Traveling Library Update
  • Ancestry.Com Improves Census Data
  • Historic Jewish Press Online
  • Doctors, Midwives, Dentists Added to UK Site FamilyRelatives.Com
  • The Schmoozing Corner
  • Survey on American Jewish Language Use
  • Getting Relatives to Talk About Family History
  • United Congregation of Israelites in Jamaica
  • RootsMagic Essentials