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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 Birth RecordsJanette SilvermanIn progress
Balta birth records 1882-4, 1886-7, 1892.
Source: State Archives of Odessa 920/2/ and various delos.
Revision list translation and indexing, Balta and vicinity, 1875Yoni KupchikIn progress
Obtained (August 2013) 1875 Revision Lists for Balta and vicinity, including Balta, Khmelnitsky, Krivoye Ozero, Golovanevsk, Bogachevska, agricultural colonies, and many others.  7838 pages received.
Fond 226, Opis 80, Sp 1171, 1172, 1175, 1176.
Synagogue Information for Multiple Cities, 1867-1868Phyllis Gold BerensonIn progress
Information on prayer houses, on the condition of private Jewish schools and cheders in Kamenets-Podolskiy, Litin, Mogilev-Podolskiy, Novo-Ushitsa, Proskurov districts and the cities of Balta and Letichev. The file contains lists of melameds and students.

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Document and Dataset Collections

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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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