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Town Leader: Leah Teicher

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1900s Name: Rovno
1900s District: Rovno
1900s Province: Volhynia
1900s Country: Russian Empire

Modern: Rivne, Ukraine
Modern Ukrainian: Рівне  listen town name in ukrainian
Modern Russian: Ровно  listen town name in russian

1930s: Rowne, Równe, Wołyń, Poland
1950s: Rovno, Soviet Union

Other names: Rivne [Ukr], Rovno [Rus], Rovne [Yid], Rowne [Pol], Röwne [Ger], Ruvne, Rowno, Riwne

50°37'N 26°15'E Mapquest Google Maps


Wolyn Province, Headquarters of Provincial Police in Luck Investigations DepaRon DoctorIn progress
Wolyn Province, Headquarters of Provincial Police in Luck Investigations Department
Reports related to the “preparation of chalutzim” for departure to Palestine in districts Lublom, Zdolbunow, Rowne, Kostopol, Dubno, Krzemieniec, Sarny, Wlodzimierz, Horochow, Luck, Kowel
; 1937; HM 2-9631.21; Polish; ; Originally from GAVO, G. Lutsk, fond 1, opis 2, delo 6616
Report related to the liquidation of OZPP in Wolyn territory and searches of the partRon DoctorIn progress
Report related to the liquidation of OZPP in Wolyn territory and searches of the party members homes.  Party members whose homes were searched by the police are listed. Searches were conducted in: Wlodzimierz, Ostrog, Wisniowiec, Dubno, Hoszcza, Tuczyn, Miedzyrzec (Korecki), Rowne, Luck and Luck district, Kowel, Mielnica, Maniewicze, Holoby and Turzysk; 1934; HM 2-9631.19; Polish; ; Originally from  GAVO - Government Archives of Luck Province Fond 1 Opis 2 Delo 4452
Rovno Alphabetical Census, 1884Janette SilvermanIn progress
Rovno Alphabetical Census, 1884.  From CAHJP Inv 9880.  GARO, Riwne, 165/1/4 - 465 images.
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Document and Dataset Collections

NameTime frameView
Encyclopedia of Jewish Life (2001), Rovno2001
Encyclopedia of Jewish Life (2001), pp. 1099-1100: "Rowne".
Pinkas HaKehilot, Rovno
Pinkas HaKehilot, Poland, Vol. 5 (1990), pp. 192-200: "Równe".
Shtetl Finder, Cohen (1989), Rovno
Shtetl Finder (1989), p. 85: "Rovno".
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Master Name Index for Rovno

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Related Links

Rivne Virtual Shtetl, MHPJLife in Ukraine
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