|Hardcover; 2009; 472pp; 10 x 8.5 x 1”|
Publisher: The Jewish Genealogical Society of Illinois
Shipping Weight: 3 pounds.
This user-friendly and practical resource for anyone with roots in Poland makes suggestions on how to locate ancestral towns on a modern map, determine if old vital records exist, and learn how to acquire, decipher and translate the records. The 472 page book includes a step-by-step guide on how to divide each document into a series of "mini-documents"; seven sample documents with important words and the information which follows these words highlighted; and fifteen topical vocabulary lists, such as Age, Family and Occupations, which include words that occur in 19th century documents.