Jewish Ancestors?: A Guide to Jewish Genealogy in Latvia and Estonia

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This book provides an insight into Jewish genealogy in the former Russian Empire with special reference to the laws governing Jews in the Baltic countries of Latvia and Estonia. Subjects include a brief history of Latvia, information on archival research inside and outside Latvia, conscription, emigration, the Holocaust in Latvia including Rumbula memorial, cemeteries, museums and libraries. The internet section has been updated with useful URLs and details of databases on the net. There is a short guided tour of what Jewish sites to see when visiting Riga and includes a number of maps and coloured pictures.

A listing of Jewish Firms in Riga in 1891 has many names and addresses.The Estonian section includes a short history of the Country, archives and resources, Holocaust, Jewish schools and education, bibliography and references.2016 ed


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Manufacturer/Publisher: Jewish Gen Soc of GB
Binding: Paperback
Author: Arlene Beare

SKU: 9780955102349