Library

The JGSS has assembled an outstanding library of genealogy-related books, video tapes, and other media, including journals and newsletters from around the world. All of these materials are available for checkout by members at meetings.

The following table lists many of the books and maps that are in the JGSS library as of June 2011. The “TOPIC” column indicates the location of the material in the library. Or, you can simply search on a topic, such as “Lithuania”, to find out which books pertain to that subject.

TITLE

AUTHOR

TOPIC

Finding Your Canadian Ancestors...

Bourrie; Doris

Canada

Researching Canadian census records

Bourrie; Doris B

Canada

Researching Canadian Vital Statistics Records--: Births Marriages and Deaths

Murphy; Sharon L.

Canada

A Biographical Dictionary of Canadian Jewry 1909-1914: From the Canadian Jewish Times

Tapper; Lawrence F. (Editor)

Canada

Canada's Jews: A People's Journey

Tulchinsky; Gerald

Canada

The Precious Legacy: Judaic Treasures from the Czechoslovak State Collection

Altschuler; David (Editor)

Czechoslovakia

Jewish Surnames in Prague: (15th-18th Centuries) (15th-18th Centuries)

Beider; Alexander

Czechoslovakia

A Dictionary of Ashkenazic Given Names : Their Origins Structure Pronunciations and Migrations

Beider; Alexander

Dictionary

Jewish Personal Names: Their Origin Derivation and Diminutive Forms

Gorr; Shmuel

Dictionary

German-American Business Biographies: High Finance and Big Business

Haller; Charles R.

Dictionary

The Beginner's Guide to Interpreting Ethnic DNA Origins for Family History: How Ashkenazi Sephardi Mizrahi & Europeans Are Related to Everyone Else

Hart; Anne

DNA

A Dictionary Of Jewish Surnames From Galicia

Beider; Alexander

Galicia

Remembering Ottynia

Spiegel; Philip

Galicia

The Galitzianers: The Jews of Galicia 1772-1918

Suzan; F. Wynne

Galicia

Finding Your Jewish Roots in Galicia: A Resource Guide

Wynne; Suzan F.

Galicia

Research Guide to German-American Genealogy

Bellingham; Mary

Germany

The German Minority Census of 1939: An Introduction and Register (Avotaynu Monograph Series)

Edlund; Thomas Kent

Germany

Library Resources for German-Jewish Genealogy (Avotaynu Monograph Series)

Ellmann-Kruger; Angelika G.

Germany

The Jews of Germany : A Historical Portrait

Gay; Ruth

Germany

Jews in Germany: From Roman Times to the Weimar Republic

Gidal; Nachum Tim

Germany

Finding Your German Ancestors : A Beginner's Guide [ILLUSTRATED]

Hansen; Kevan M

Germany

A Dictionary Of German-Jewish Surnames

Menk; Lars

Germany

The German research companion

Riemer; Shirley J

Germany

Auswandererhafen Hamburg : = Emigration port Hamburg

Schmoock; Matthias

Germany

Overseas Emigration and Family Research (Veroffentlichungen Aus Dem Staatsarchiv Der Freien Und Hansestadt Hamburg Bd. 18.)

Sielemann; Jurgen (Editor)

Germany

Jewish Ancestors?: A Guide to Jewish Genealogy in Germany and Austria

Skyte; Thea

Germany

Atlas of the German Empire 1892

Thomsen's Genealogical Center

Germany

How to Trace Your Family Tree in England Ireland Scotland and Wales

Chater; Kathy

Great Britain

Family Roots: Discovering the Past in the Public Record Office

Colwell; Stella

Great Britain

Broughton and Cheetham Hill in Regency and Victorian Times

Dobkin; Monty

Great Britain

Tales of Manchester Jewry and Manchester in the Thirties

Dobkin; Monty

Great Britain

The Jewish Immigrant in England 1870-1914

Gartner; Lloyd P.

Great Britain

A Beginner's Guide to Jewish Genealogy in Great Britain and Ireland

Wenzerul; Rosemary

Great Britain

Manchester Jewry A Pictorial History 1788 - 1988

Williams; Bill

Great Britain

Shtetl: The Life and Death of a Small Town and the World of Polish Jews

Hoffman; Eva

History

William Alexander Leidesdorff - First Black Millionaire American Consul and California Pioneer

Palgon; Gary

History

Konin : One Man's Quest for a Vanished Jewish Community

Richmond; Theo

History

The Lurie Legacy: The House of Davidic Royal Descent

Rosenstein; Neil

History

Yearning to Breathe Free: The Story of the Vinik Mason and Gatkin Families

Cohen; Shirley Mason

History - Genealogies

The Oreckovsky family =: Orekhovskaia sem§ia : from Russia to America

Traubman; Len

History - Genealogies

Benjamin and Vladka Meed Registry of Jewish Holocaust Survivors 2000

Given; No Author

Holocaust

French Children of the Holocaust: A Memorial

Klarsfeld; Serge (Editor)

Holocaust

Denying the Holocaust

Lipstadt; Deborah E.

Holocaust

The Unwanted : European Refugees in the Twentieth Century

Marrus; Michael R.

Holocaust

How to Document Victims and Locate Survivors of the Holocaust: Documenting Victims Locating Survivors (Avotaynu Monograph)

Mokotoff; Gary

Holocaust

Where Once We Walked: A Guide to the Jewish Communities Destroyed in the Holocaust

Mokotoff; Gary

Holocaust

The Encyclopedia of Jewish Life Before and During the Holocaust

Spector; Shmuel (Editor)

Holocaust

Gathering the Generations - A guide to Family Reunions

Better Homes and Gardens Family Network

How to

Help ! There's A Skeleton in my Closet

Bourrie; Doris

How to

Organizing Your Family History Search: Efficient & Effective Ways to Gather and Protect Your Genealogical Research

Carmack; Sharon

How to

A Genealogist's Guide to Discovering Your Female Ancestors : Special Strategies for Uncovering Hard-To-Find Information About Your Female Lineage

Carmack; Sharon Debartolo

How to

A Genealogist's Guide to Discovering Your Immigrant & Ethnic Ancestors: How to Find and Record Your Unique Heritage (Genealogist's Guides to Discovering Your Ancestor...)

Carmack; Sharon DeBartolo

How to

Genealogy Online 5th Edition

Crowe; Elizabeth Powell

How to

How to Trace Your Jewish Roots: Discovering Your Unique History

David; Rabbi Jo

How to

Managing a Genealogical Project Updated Edition

Dollarhide; William

How to

The Handy Handbook for Genealogists

Everton; George. B.; Sr. (Editor)

How to

Scattered Seeds: A Guide to Jewish Genealogy

Freedman-Morris; Mona

How to

How to Locate Anyone Anywhere: Without Leaving Home

Gunderson; Ted L.

How to

Where to Find Your Arab-American or Jewish Genealogy Records : Also: Mediterranean Assyrian Iranian Greek & Armenian

Hart; Anne

How to

Your Guide to the Federal Census: For Genealogists Researchers and Family Historians

Hinckley; Kathleen

How to

Locating Lost Family Members & Friends : Modern Genealogical Research Techniques for Locating the People of Your Past and Present

Hinckley; Kathleen W.

How to

International Vital Records Handbook (International Vital Records Handbook)

Kemp; Thomas Jay

How to

How Healthy Is Your Family Tree? A Complete Guide to Tracing Your Family's Medical and Behavioral History

Krause; Carol

How to

From Generation to Generation : How to Trace Your Jewish Genealogy and Family History

Kurzweil; Arthur

How to

Cite Your Sources: A Manual for Documenting Family Histories and Genealogical Records

Lackey; Richard S.

How to

Doing Research at the Library of Congress: A Guide to Subject Searching at a Closed Stacks Library

Mann; Thomas

How to

Getting Started in Jewish Genealogy

Mokotoff; Gary

How to

Guide to genealogical research in the National Archives of the United States

No author

How to

Going to Salt Lake City to Do Family History Research

Parker; J. Carlyle

How to

Keeping Family Stories Alive: A Creative Guide to Taping Your Family Life & Lore

Rosenbluth; Vera

How to

Finding our fathers: A guidebook to Jewish genealogy

Rottenberg; Dan

How to

Guide to Naturalization Records of the United States

Schaefer; Christina K.

How to

Guide to Jewish Cemeteries

Schlossberg; Bruce

Cemeteries

Following the Paper Trail: A Multilingual Translation Guide

Shea; Jonathan D.

How to

In Their Words . . .: A Genealogist's Translation Guide to Polish< German Latin and Russian Documents: Russian

Shea; Jonathan D.

How to

Genealogical Resources in Northern California

Smith; Lester (Editor)

How to

Protect Your Precious Documents

St Denis; Louise J.

How to

Tracing Your Jewish Roots

Stern; Malcolm H.

How to

Birthright : The Guide to Search and Reunion for Adoptees Birthparents and Adoptive...

Strauss; Jean A. S.

How to

Ellis Island: Tracing Your Family History Through America's Gateway

Szucs; Loretto Dennis

How to

Finding Answers in U.S. Census Records

Szucs; Loretto Dennis

How to

American Passenger Arrival Records A Guide to the Records of Immigrants

Tepper; Michael

How to

Making the Most of your Research Trip to Salt Lake City

Warren; Paula Stuart

How to

The Encyclopedia of Jewish Genealogy: Sources in the United States and Canada (Encyclopedia of Jewish Genealogy)

Weiner; Miriam (Editor)

How to

Sourcebook for Jewish Genealogies and Family Histories

Zubatsky; David S.

How to

Genealogical Gazetteer of the Kingdom of Hungary

Auslander; Jordan (Editor)

Hungary

Guides to the Archives in Israel Volume 1

Alsberg; P.A. (Editor)

Israel

A Guide to Jewish Genealogical Research in Israel

Sack; Sallyann Amdur

Israel

A guide to Jewish genealogy in Latvia and Estonia : no. 3 in series - a guide to Jewish genealogy

Beare; Arlene

Latvia - Estonia

The Holocaust in Lithuania 1941-1945: A Book of Remembrance Vol. 1-3

Cohen; Rose Lerer and Issrof; Saul

Lithuania

Jewish Vital Records: Revision Lists And Other Holdings In The Lithuanian Archives (Avotaynu Monograph Series)

Rhode; Harold (Compiler)

Lithuania

Preserving Our Litvak Heritage - A History of 31 Jewish Communities in Lithuania

Rosin; Josef

Lithuania

Vilniaus getas: Kaliniu sarasai

 

Lithuania

Czechoslovakia -    The East Central Provinces: Bohemia Moravia & Silesia 1844 M8

Unknown

Maps

Czechoslovakia - The Kingdom of Bohemia with Silesia Moravia &  Lusatia 1794 M19

Unknown

Maps

Poland 1799 M28

Unknown

Maps

Poland Between the Wars

Unknown

Maps

Russia in Europe 1845 2 sheets X10

Unknown

Maps

Russia in Europe West 1835 M29

Unknown

Maps

South-West Russia 1860 M30

Unknown

Maps

The Austrian Empire 1875 2 sheets M21

Unknown

Maps

The Baltic States 1845 M7

Unknown

Maps

The German Empire  1875  2 sheets X11

Unknown

Maps

A Dictionary of Jewish Surnames from the Kingdom of Poland

Beider; Alexander

Poland

Polish Roots

Chorzempa; Rosemary A.

Poland

A Translation Guide to 19th-Century Polish-Language Civil-Registration Documents: (Birth Marriage and Death Records)

Frazin; Judith R

Poland

Russian Language Documents from Russian Poland

Shea; Jonathan

Poland

From a Ruined Garden: The Memorial Books of Polish Jewry

United States Holocaust Memorial Musuem (Corporate Author)

Poland

Polish Jews

Vishniac; Roman

Poland

Sources On Polish Jewry At The Central Archives For The History Of The Jewish People

Volovici; H.

Poland

The Lands of Partitioned Poland 1795-1918 (History of East Central Europe)

Wandycz; Piotr S.

Poland

Jewish Roots in Poland: Pages from the Past and Archival Inventories

Weiner; Miriam

Poland

Jewish Bialystok And Surroundings in Eastern Poland

Wisniewski; Tomasz

Poland

Finding Home: In The Footsteps Of The Jewish Fusgeyers

Culiner; Jill

Romania - Transylvania

Evreii din Transilvania în epoca emancipćarii : 1790-1867 = The Jews of Transylvania in the age of emancipation : 1790-1867

Gyemant; Ladislau

Romania - Transylvania

Evreii din Transilvania. Destin istoric/The Jews of Transylvania: A Historical Destiny

Gyemant; Ladislau

Romania - Transylvania

The Wayfarers

Tower; Stuart

Romania - Transylvania

A Dictionary of Jewish Surnames from the Russian Empire: Revised Edition (volumes 1 and 2)

Beider; Alexander

Russia

History of the Jews in Russia and Poland: From the Earliest Times Until the Present Day

Dubnow; S. M.

Russia

Russian-Jewish Given Names

Feldblyum; Boris

Russia

Migration from the Russian Empire Lists of Passengers (all volumes)

Glazier; Ira A. (Editor)

Russia

JEWS IN RUSSIA (The Struggle for Emancipation) (Studies in the Life of Women)

Greenberg; Louis

Russia

Russia Eurasian States and Eastern Europe 1997 (28th ed)

Shoemaker; M. Wesley

Russia

Dicionário Sefaradi De Sobrenomes/Dictionary Of Sephardic Surnames: Inclusive Cristaos-Novos Conversos Marranos Italianos Berberes E Sua Historia Na ... Christianized Jews Converso

Faiguenboim; Guilherme

Sephardic

To the End of the Earth: A History of the Crypto-Jews of New Mexico

Hordes; Stanley M.

Sephardic

Sephardic Genealogy: Discovering Your Sephardic Ancestors and Their World

Malka; Jeffrey S.

Sephardic

Guidebook for Sephardic and Oriental Genealogical Sources in Israel

Tagger; Mathilde A.

Sephardic

The First Great Ocean Liners in Photographs : 193 Views 1897-1927

Miller; William H.; Jr.

Ships

Morton Allan Directory of European Passenger Steamship Arrivals For the Years

Morton; Allen

Ships

Ocean Liners of the 20th Century

Newell; Gordon

Ships

Some Archival Sources for Ukrainian Jewish Genealogy (Avotaynu Monograph Series)

Kronik; Aleksander (Editor)

Ukraine

Jewish Cemeteries Synagogues and Mass Grave Sites in Ukraine

United States Commission for the Preservation of America's Heritage Abroad

Ukraine

Jewish Roots in Ukraine and Moldova: Pages from the Past and Archival Inventories

Weiner; Miriam

Ukraine

The Genealogist's Companion & Sourcebook (Genealogist's Companion & Sourcebook)

Croom; Emily Anne

United States

Ancestry's Red Book: American State County and Town Sources 2nd Edition

Dollarhide; William

United States

From Haven to Home: 350 Years of Jewish Life in America

Grunberger; Michael W. (Editor)

United States

State Census Records

Lainhart; Ann S.

United States

We Lived There Too: In Their Own Words and Pictures Pioneer Jews and the Westward Movement of America 1630-1930

Libo; Kenneth

United States

Who was Who in America With World Notables: Index 1607-1985

Marquis Who's Who

United States

Uncle we are ready!: Registering America's men 1917-1918 : a guide to researching World War I draft registration cards

Newman; John J

United States

National Yellow Book of Funeral Directors

No Author

United States

Western Jewish History Center: Guide to Archival and Oral History  Collections

Rafael; Ruth Kelson

United States

Pioneer Jews: A New Life in the Far West

Rochlin; Harriet

United States

American Jewish Yearbook Vol. 41

Schneiderman; Harry  (Editor)

United States

American Jewish Year Book 1991

Singer; David

United States

United States Military Bases during World War II and as of 1947

Williams; Dorothy Lazelle

United States

Resources for Jewish Genealogy in the Boston Area

Blatt; Warren

United States - Boston

A Traveler's Guide to Pioneer Jewish Cemeteries of the California Gold Rush

Morris; Susan

United States - California

Pioneer Jews of the California Mother Lode 1849-1880 an annotated bibliography

Sara C. Cogan

United States - California

The Jewish Settlement in Sacramento: A Pictorial History

Wyatt; Brett

United States - California

Chicago and Cook County: A Guide to Research

Szucs; Loretto Dennis

United States - Chicago

New York State Censuses and Substitutes

Dollarhide; William W.

United States - New York

New York State Census Records 1790-1925

Douglas; Marilyn

United States - New York

Genealogical Resources in New York

Guzik; Estelle M. (Other Contributor)

United States - New York

Aid to Finding Addresses in 1890 New York City Police Census

Jensen; Howard M.

United States - New York

Genealogical Resources in the New York Metropolitan Area

Jewish Genealogical Society of New York

United States - New York

New York State Probate Records: A Genealogist's Guide to Testate and Intestate Records

Remington; Gordon Lewis

United States - New York

New York Genealogical Research

Schweitzer; George K.

United States - New York

Hadassah Austin TX 1990 Yearbook of Known Jewish Families

Austin Chapter of Hadassah

United States - Texas

How to Organize and Operate a Small Library

Bernard; Genore H.

 

Zelig's Odyssey

Camiel; Shimon

 

Searching for your Pre-1800 Ancestor

Carter-Walker; Fran

 

Ancestry's Guide to Research: Case Studies in American Genealogy

Cerny; Johni

 

The Penguin Historical Atlas of Russia

Channon; John

 

California Holocaust Memorial Week Book

Cohn; Rebecca; ed.

 

They Came in Ships: Finding Your Immigrant Ancestor's Arrival Record

Colletta; John Philip

 

Shaking Your Family Tree: A Basic Guide to Tracing Your Family's Genealogy

Crandall; Ralph

 

Long-Distance Genealogy

Crawford-Oppenheimer; Christine

 

The Sleuth Book for Genealogists

Croom; Emily

 

Skeletons in Your Closet: Deciding the Fate of Family Secrets

Earnest; Russell

 

Military Records at Ancestry.com

Esther Yu Sumner

 

Who's Where In Your Genealogical Records: A Filing and &doublequote;Finding&doublequote; System

Gobble; J. R.

 

The Official Guide to Rootsweb.com [ILLUSTRATED]

Gormley; Myra Vanderpool

 

Tracing Your Civil War Ancestor

Groene; Bertram H.

 

The Timetables of History: A Horizontal Linkage of People and Events

Grun; Bernard

 

Jewish Family Names and Their Origins: An Etymological Dictionary

Guggenheimer; Heinrich W.

 

First Names of the Polish Commonwealth: Origins & Meanings

Hoffman; William F.

 

Capital Collections: Resources for Jewish Genealogical Research in the Washington DC Area

JGS Greater Washington

 

Poyln: Jewish Life in the Old Country

Kacyzne; Alter

 

Professional Techniques and Tactics in American Genealogical Research

Kirkham; E. Kay

 

Jewish Hometown Associations and Family Circles in New York: The WPA Yiddish Writers' Group Study

Kliger; Hannah

 

The Complete Dictionary of English and Hebrew First Names

Kolatch; Alfred J.

Names

Discovering Your Jewish Ancestors

Krasner-Khait; Barbara

How to

Langenscheidt Universal Russian Dictionary

Langenscheidt

Language

A guide for the organization and management of genealogical societies

Luebking; Sandra Hargreaves

 

Practical Guide to Jewish Cemeteries

Menachemson; Nolan

Cemeteries

The Lost: A Search for Six of Six Million

Mendelsohn; Daniel

 

Documents of Your Ancestors: A Selection of Reproducible Genealogy Forms and Tips for Using Them

Meshenberg; Michael J.

How to

Publishing a family history with a computer: A five step guide

Miller; Ilene Chandler

How to

Evidence! Citation & Analysis for the Family Historian

Mills; Elizabeth Shown

How to

Locating Your Immigrant Ancestor

Neagles; James C.

How to

Learn Russian the Fast and Fun Way

Ph.D.; Thomas R. Beyer Jr.

 

Polish-English English-Polish Dictionary: With Complete Phonetics

Pogonowski; Iwo Cyprian (Editor)

 

Latter Day Leaders Sages and Scholars : Bibliographical Index

Rosenstein; Emanuel

 

Forgotten few

Schwartz; Cora T

Transnistria

A Field Guide to Visiting a Jewish Cemetery

Segal; Joshua L.

Cemeteries

Focus on the past: A genealogists guide to photography

Smith; Kenneth L

 

First American Jewish Families: 600 Genealogies : 1654-1988

Stern; Malcolm H.

 

The Source: A Guidebook Of American Genealogy

Szucs; Loretto Dennis (Editor)

 

 

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