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1900s Name: Balta
1900s District: Balta
1900s Province: Podolia
1900s Country: Russian Empire

Modern: Balta, Ukraine
Modern Ukrainian: Балта  listen town name in ukrainian
Modern Russian: Балта  listen town name in russian

1930s: Balta, , ,
1950s: Balta, Soviet Union

Other names: Balta [Ukr, Rus], Balte [Yid], Balta [Pol]

47°56'N 29°37'E Mapquest Google Maps


Balta Metrical books - div. 1851-1851Janette SilvermanIn progress
Balta Metrical books - div. 1851-1851 from CAHJP.Inv/9985, CD 856.15GAKhO, Khmelnitskii, 227/2d/589
Balta Metrical books - m. 1851-1851Janette SilvermanIn progress
Balta Metrical books - m. 1851-1851 from CAHJP.Inv/9985, CD 856.14GAKhO, Khmelnitskii, 227/2d/588
Balta Birth RecordsJanette SilvermanIn progress
Balta birth records 1882-4, 1886-7, 1892.
Source: State Archives of Odessa 920/2/ and various delos.
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Document and Dataset Collections

NameTime frameView
History, Balta1500s-present
Balta, Ukraine Wikipedia entry - overview of history, people, and places. Accessible directly or through a link on the KehilaLinks website.
Names List, Balta1914-1960
Arnold Chamove has 11 lists:

  List of Jewish businessmen in Balta for 1914. (First name, last name and their business)- about 170 names.
  List of Jews sufferers from the pogrom of 1919 ( first name, patronymic, last name)- 160 names.
  List of Jews prisoners of Balta Ghetto - 18 names
  List of Jews workers of the felt boots factory. - 16 names
  Salary roll - 9 names
  List of women who worked at public jobs in 1943 - 9 names
  List of Jews who sent parcels to Balta Ghetto - 8 names
  List of partisans killed in Balta Ghetto
  List of former prisoners of Balta Ghetto living in NY now - 48 names
  List of former prisoners of Balta Ghetto living in Balta - 22 names
  List of former prisoners of Balta Ghetto living in Odessa - 45 names
Encyclopedia of Jewish Life (2001), Balta2001
Encyclopedia of Jewish Life (2001), p. 82: "Balta".
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Master Name Index for Balta

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Journey to BaltaTravel ReportsArnold Chamove
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