I don't think the experience would have been much different. They
weren't geographically very far apart. Then again, I haven't studied
the ports to any extent.
Sent: Tuesday, April 06, 2004 10:40 AM
Subject: Re: [S-R] Hamburg Emigration Experience
I have a question. How similar would the Hamburg experience be
to that of those who emigrated from, say, Bremen, such as my
grandfather? It seems that it would be pretty much the same, or were
there differences between different ports of embarkation? --Dave Hanich
On Tue, 6 Apr 2004 08:10:29 -0400 "Bill Tarkulich"
> For those interested in the European emigration experience. Bill
> Excerpts from newsletter:
> Nu? What's New?
> News About Jewish Genealogy
> from Avotaynu
> Vol. 5, No. 6 - March 28, 2004
> Gary Mokotoff, Editor
> Online Video of the Hamburg Emigrant Experience
> If you have a high-speed modem, there is a 10-minute video of the
> Hamburg emigrant experience at
> /video_clips.htm. It is a 17MB download.
> Avotaynu sells a wonderful 80-page book published by the Hamburg
> Archives that shows, through photographs, the emigration experience
> our ancestors through the Port of Hamburg, Germany. There are more
> 50 high-quality pictures plus numerous illustrations and posters.
> favorite, which is shown at the Internet site, is the one of the
> German-Jewish community assisting in processing their Eastern
> coreligionists through the Hamburg port facilities. Most of the
> are on the Internet at
> , but you cannot fully appreciate the quality and interest of the
> pictures except through the book. It is a worthwhile addition to your
> genealogy book collection and can even be used as a coffee-table
> for guests to peruse. All descriptions are in German and English.
> can find additional information about the book at
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