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US Research Guide I

The JewishGen Education United States reference guide is available for those who need sources for conducting research in the United States. This guide is a basic first step and includes six sections. It provides thorough documentation. For advanced researchers, it can provide a checklist to ensure you have not missed any important resources. This guide is better than a book because it contains hundreds of tested links to sources on the Internet, which will help jumpstart your research process.

Course Outline

Skills you will learn

The first fundamental resources that every genealogist should explore during their research projects: organizing data, managing the internet for online searches, census, vital records, and immigration.


This is a United States Resource Guide with 10 Reference topics delivered in 6 downloadable sections in PDF format. It is designed as a handbook of reference information to help genealogists find and interpret records of their ancestors.

There is no one-on-one instruction or feedback.


There is no requirement. This valuable reference is an introduction to United States resources. Everyone is eligible.


The price is $50.00. The fee will be discounted to $32.00 if you qualify for JewishGen's Value Added Services, having made a $100 donation to JewishGen’s General Fund within the past 12 months.

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