PGP UPDATES 4/2/08

Oh, my goodness!
I cannot believe that it’s already April — it feels like February was just a week or two ago! Well, it seems that it’s definitely time for an update. I hope one or more of these can be of use to you!

  • Immigrant Ships Transcribers Guild
    (added to
    IMMIGRATION, EMIGRATION, SHIPS + PASSENGER LISTS)
    Over 8000 passenger manifests that are searchable by surname, captain’s name, port of arrival/departure or name of the ship.
    Included is collection of New York immigrants from Austria, Galicia and Poland, WWII refugees to Australia, Irish to Argentina, Passengers arriving and departing Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada between 1851 and 1872, the 1903 Project and German Departures.
  • Lost Registers– Pavlovics.com
    (added to DATABASES and RESEARCH SERVICES)
    Organized by parish, the listing covers the villages in the Carpathian region, eastern Slovakia. According to the site, they are not found in the International Genealogical Index (IGI) (LDS). The owner of the site also offers research services.
  • Surname Navigator
    (added to SURNAME DATABASES)
    Search multiple databases with one entry:
    (LDS Poland, Geneanet Poland, Google genealogy Poland, Google News Genealogy Poland, Polish Passengers NY 1892-1924, Residents of Czestochowa, Radomsko, Dziennik Chicagoski Death Notices 1890-1971, US UK CANADA Census (Born in Poland), Rootsweb Message Board Poland, Genforum Poland, E-mail Finder Poland)
  • Digital Library of Wielkopolska
    (added to ARCHIVES + LIBRARIES)
    Boasting over 55,000 publications in it’s collection, this digital library covers Cultural Heritage, Regional materials, Journals & Newspapers, Poznan archival materials, Polish Army and more.
    To view publications you will need to download the DjVu Libre software, you can do this here or at the collection’s site (in which case you will be prompted to download it when you choose to view a publication).
  • Ancestral Attic
    (added to
    RESEARCH SERVICES)
    A full service on-site research service. Services include translation (Polish, Russian, German and Latin to English); document searches in the U.S, Poland, and former regions of Poland that are now part of Ukraine, Romania, Lithuania and Belarus. Ancestral Attic also conducts private ancestral tours.

Also, I’ve added a couple of links to the left sidebar:

P.S. I hope everyone enjoyed the recent holidays! 🙂

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