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Shumsk

Town Leader: Howard Freedman

JewishGen KehilaLinks: http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/Shumskoye/shumsk.html

JewishGen Communities database page: Go here

1900s Name: Shumsk
1900s District: Kremenets
1900s Province: Volhynia
1900s Country: Russian Empire

Modern: Shumsk, Ukraine
Modern Ukrainian: Шумськ  listen town name in ukrainian
Modern Russian: Шумск  listen town name in russian

1930s: Szumsk, Krzemieniec, Wołyń, Poland
1950s: Shumskoye, Soviet Union

Other names: Shumsk [Ukr], Szumsk [Pol], Shimsk [Yid], Shumskoye [Rus], Shumsk [Rus], Shomsk, Sumske

Coordinates:
50°07'N 26°07'E Mapquest Google Maps

E-mail distribution list: There's a dedicated e-mail distribution list for JewishGenners with roots in Shumsk. For more information you can contact Lynne Tolman

Shumsk data on Kremenets KehilaLinks website: The Kremenets District Research Group (KDRG) collects documents and datasets for towns of the Kremenets District. Shumsk is one of those towns. To see what KDRG has available for Shumsk go to the Kremenets KehilaLinks website (http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/Kremenets/web-pages/about-kremenets.html). On the Research Menu, select Concordance. The Concordance of Personal Names and Town Names is a master index of all information collected by KDRG. Please be sure to read the Introduction and Guide to the Concordance to learn how to interpret the abbreviations in the 'Source' and 'Location in Source' columns. For more information contact Ron Doctor (rddpdx@gmail.com).

Projects

NameCoordinatorStatusView
Cemeteries: Photograph Gravestones, ShumskLynne TolmanFinished
Photograph, translate and index Shumsk Jewish cemetery gravestones. 
To view the gravestones and translations of inscriptions, go to the JOWBR search page
  http://www.JewishGen.org/databases/cemetery/
Do a search for Town: Shumsk, in the Geographic Region: Ukraine. Then select the button for Volhynia.
Master Name Index, Create dataset for KehilaLinks site, Shumsk otherPending
There is a partial surname list on the KehilaLinks website.
Ship Manifests: Re-index Ellis Island Database (EIDB), ShumskSusan SobelIn progress
Extract records from the EIDB and index the unindexed fields. Use town-based extractions of passenger manifests. See Kremenets KehilaLinks website

Document and Dataset Collections

NameTime frameView
Yizkor Book, Translation, ShumskWW2, 1940s
"Szumsk - Memorial book of the Martyrs of Szumsk" (Sefer zikaron le-kedoshei Shumsk she-nispu be-shoat ha-natsim bi-shenat) 1942 (Tel Aviv, 1968). Partial translation.
Business Directory, Polish, 1923, Shumsk1923
Page image at: 
http://KehilaLinks.jewishgen.org/Shumskoye/shumsk.directory.html
Revision List, Shumsk
included in Kremenets District
See more Shumsk collections

Articles

TitleTypeAuthorView
GROWING UP in SHUMSKStoriesLynne Tolman

Related Links

TitleCategoryView
Shums'k Virtual Shtetl, MHPJLife in Ukraine
People and Memories of ShumskLife in Ukraine
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