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262FW: [jri-pl] Database of cemeteries in Poland

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  • Max Heffler
    Jul 10, 2011
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      From: Jean-Pierre Stroweis [mailto:stroweis@...]
      Sent: Saturday, July 09, 2011 11:11 AM
      To: JRI-Poland
      Subject: [jri-pl] Database of cemeteries in Poland

      Visit the JRI-Poland web site at http://www.jri-poland.org
      Shalom all,

      This Polish web site has a database of cemeteries in Poland of all periods:

      There are four categories of burial places: local cemetery, war cemetery,
      collective grave, or single tomb.
      For each burial place in the database, the information includes an address,
      sometimes pictures and sometimes list of names.

      The site is owned by the Council for the Protection of Memory of Struggle
      and Martyrdom in Warsaw.

      There is no English interface now, but you can use Google Translate to find
      your way. In particular, you can narrow the search (szukaj) to a given
      region (province, district, commune or town), to a given nationality (e.g.
      Jewish) or to a given period of history.

      Altogether, there are now 5355 entries, including 78 especially marked as

      Jean-Pierre Stroweis

      Jewish Records Indexing - Poland, Inc.is an independent non-profit U.S.
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