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Town Leader: David Schreiber

JewishGen KehilaLinks: http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/uman/

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1900s Name: Uman
1900s District: Uman
1900s Province: Kiev
1900s Country: Russian Empire

Modern: Uman, Ukraine
Modern Ukrainian: Умань  listen town name in ukrainian
Modern Russian: Умань  listen town name in russian

1930s: Uman, Kiev, Ukraine SSR, Soviet Union
1950s: Uman, Soviet Union

Other names: Uman [Rus, Ukr, Yid], Human [Pol]

48°45'N 30°13'E Mapquest Google Maps


FHL Microfilm Acquisition, Digitizing and Translation Jewish VR, Uman, 1884-1919Lara DiamondIn progress
Jewish Records of births from the Jewish community of Uman. The records are from FHL microfilms number 2289399 (Items 1-7), 2289402 (Items 1-4), 2287630 (items 1-4), 2289401 (items 1-4).  The text is in Russian and Hebrew.

Microfilm 2289399

 item 1 – 1884 births
 item 2- 1885 births
 item 3- 1886 births
 item 4-1887 births
 item 5- 1888 births
 item 6-1890 births
 item 7-1898 births

Microfilm 2289402

 Item 1 – Fond 931, оpus 1, delo. 2728 (continued) Births  1914
Item 2- Fond 931, оpus 1, delo. 2748 Births  1915
Item 3- Fond 931, оpus 1, delo. 2797 Births  1919
Item 4 - Fond 931, оpus 1, delo. 2798 Births  1915

Microfilm 2287630

Item 1 fond 931, оpus 1, delo 2530 births (continued) 1898
Item 2 fond 931, оpus 1 delo 2539 births 1900
Item 3 fond 931, оpus 1, delo 2578 births 1897 (on the first page this is incorrectly written as 1906)
Item 4 fond 931, оpus 1, delo 2603 births 1906

Microfilm 2289401 (scanned)

Item 1 - 248 images
Item 2 - 224 images
Item 3 -214 images
Item 4 – 71 images

The FHL catalog entry for the microfilms is:
Records of births from the Jewish community in Uman", Uman", Kiev, Russia; later known as Uman", Uman", Cherkasy, Ukraine. Text in Russian and Hebrew.
Translation is pending. Ukraine SIG"s Coordinator has the image files.
FHL Microfilm Digitizing: Jewish VR, Uman, 1866-1919 Harvey KabakerIn progress
Order microfilm into local FHC and digitize it.
Revision list translation and indexing, Uman, 1811-1813Bena ShklyanoyIn progress
Digitized images have been obtained. The 1811-1813 Jewish records for Uman are being translated and indexed.
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Document and Dataset Collections

NameTime frameView
Cemeteries: Photos, Uman
2 cemeteries
Encyclopedia of Jewish Life (2001), Uman2001
Encyclopedia of Jewish Life (2001), pp. 1360-61: "Uman".
Shtetl Finder, Cohen (1989), Uman
Shtetl Finder (1989), p. 106: "Uman".
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Bella Nussbaum from UmanStoriesDaniel Nussbaum II
Ukraine Journal: A Genealogical Journey to Warsaw and Ukraine (2002)Travel ReportsRon Doctor
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