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Research in Galicia

Did you have ancestors from Galicia? Would you like to understand the resources for researching them both online and onsite?

The course includes the historical background of Galicia, naming conventions, how to use the Polish Archives-what is online and what is not, websites and records (census, military, directories etc.), Holocaust research, languages, hiring a researcher and more!

Course Outline

Skills you will learn

How to use major online databases for Galician records; what records exist for your town and surname; how to Organize and track your Galician research


This is a Personal Research Class with an instructor. It is taught in a private forum. It has downloadable self-paced lessons combined with ZOOM demonstrations and online class forum.

The student will post their research project according to the instructor's directions.


This is an intermediary class that requires a surname and town in Galicia. Application required.


Tuition is $150 for 3 weeks.

Contact Information

For any questions, email the instructor at

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