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  • Max Heffler
    Dec 2, 2008
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      You might be interested in some or all of these, especially our Jewish
      Herald-Voice project. Time for some publicity from the JHV.

      -----Original Message-----
      From: Warren Blatt [mailto:wblatt@...]
      Sent: Tuesday, December 02, 2008 5:09 PM
      To: Yizkor Project
      Subject: [yizkor] New JewishGen Databases

      JewishGen is pleased to announce the release of 120,000
      new records, in various databases. These include:


      * JewishGen Holocaust Database -- Five new datasets:

      - Hidden Children in France -
      Information on 4,000 children hidden in France by
      the Oeuvre de Secours aux Enfants (OSE).
      - Rhodes to Ferramonti -
      Persons from Rhodes who were transferred to the
      Ferramonti Di Tarsia Internment Camp, 12-Jan-1942.
      - "Jews For Sale": The Rudolph Kasztner Transports -
      Names of 1,900 rescued Hungarian Jews, 1944.
      - Arad Census - 1942 -
      9,698 names in a census of Arad, Hungary/Romania, 1942.
      - Lost Train from Bergen-Belsen -
      Bergen-Belsen to Trobitz, April 1945.

      The JewishGen Holocaust Database is a collection of
      150 datasets, containing nearly two million records
      about Holocaust victims and survivors.

      < http://www.jewishgen.org/databases/Holocaust >.


      * Hungarian Census Records:

      1,519 records for Bereg county, 1832, 1842.

      < http://www.jewishgen.org/databases/Hungary >.


      * Bialystok area 1895 and 1903 "Vsia Rossiia":

      1,264 entries from Russian business directories for
      Bialystok, Bielsk, and Sokolka uyezds (districts),
      Grodno gubernia (now in NE Poland).

      < http://www.jewishgen.org/databases/vsia >.


      * Bessarabia Vital Records:

      More than 20,000 additional birth, marriage and death
      records for Beltsy, Bendery, and Kishinev (now in Moldova).

      < http://www.jewishgen.org/databases/Romania >.


      * Lithuania:

      - Tax and Voters Lists -
      1,598 records for Telz & Shavl districts, 1880s-1915.
      - Revision Lists -
      8,148 records:
      + Panevezys district 1887.
      + Troki district 1834-42.
      - Lithuania Vital Records -
      24,114 new records:
      Births:
      + Alytus 1922-1939 (incl. Butrymonis, Daugai, Jieznas, Simnas)
      + Babtai 1875-1891, 1913-14
      + Cekiske 1865-1906
      + Grinkiskis 1844, 1873-75, 1881-1914
      + Jonava 1922-31
      + Josvainiai 1836-37, 1844, 1873-1914
      + Kaunas 1880-85
      + Panevezys 1876, 1883, 1885, 1892-1903, 1905
      + Seredzius 1897-1906
      + Simnas 1922-26
      + Vilkija 1838-1897
      + Vilijampole 1880-1882, 84-85, 90-91

      Deaths:
      + Babtai 1875-1884
      + Birzai 1881-1898
      + Butrymonis 1922-26
      + Joniskis 1919-39 (includes Linkuva, Zagare)
      + Kedainiai 1854-1910
      + Panemune Frentzela 1826-1837
      + Panevezys 1875, 1880, 1922-24
      + Pasvitinys 1922-26
      + Raseniai 1922-39
      + Varniai 1852-66; 1868-75, 1881-1913
      + Vilkija 1854-57, 1861-1914
      + Vilijampole 1881

      - Lithuania Internal Passports -
      886 records for Siauliai (Shavl),
      338 for Panevezys (Ponevez).

      < http://www.jewishgen.org/databases/Lithuania >.


      * Yizkor Book Necrology Database:
      6,808 records from four Yizkor Books:
      + Lublin, Poland (232 records),
      + Pinsk, Belarus (5,561 records),
      + Suwalki, Poland (685 records),
      + Konotop, Ukraine (330 records).

      < http://www.jewishgen.org/databases/Yizkor >.


      * Houston 'Jewish Herald-Voice' Database:

      Entries for 1,000 new events, completing 100 years
      of this Texas newspaper, 1908-2008.


      * Philadelphia 'Jewish Exponent' Obituary Database:

      Entries or 3,000 new events, 1887-2007, from this
      Philadelphia Jewish newspaper.

      < http://www.jewishgen.org/databases/USA >.


      * Duma Voter Lists - Minsk Gubernia:

      Names of more than 35,000 men eligible to vote in the
      Russian parliamentary elections in 1906 and 1907.
      9 districts of Minsk Gubernia, now Belarus.

      < http://www.jewishgen.org/databases/Belarus >.


      Thanks to all of the volunteers and donors who made
      these databases possible.

      All of JewishGen's databases can be found at
      < http://www.jewishgen.org/databases >.

      Warren

      Warren Blatt
      Managing Director, JewishGen
      < wblatt@... >

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