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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


Cemeteries: Documentation for JOWBR, UmanDavid SchreiberIn progress
David Schreiber has photographed 75 gravestones and two entrance pillars at the First Umaner Benevolent Society burial plots in the United Hebrew Cemetery of Staten Island, N.Y. He also has photos of the burial plot map and has entered these data into a spreadsheet. The data will be posted on the Uman KehilaLinks website. A JOWBR dataset is being prepared for submission to JOWBR.
Cemeteries: Photograph Gravestones, UmanRon DoctorOngoing
Photograph, Translate and index gravestones in the Uman Jewish Cemeteries. One of the old and the new cemeteries have been completed and are on JOWBR. Another cemetery remains to be done.
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) and 2289402 (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

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.
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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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