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US Research Guide II

Attention all genealogy enthusiasts! If you're having trouble locating the original shtetl of your immigrant ancestors or are struggling to find records due to Americanized names, this intermediate research reference guide will assist you in your research journey. These seven comprehensive chapters, available in PDF format, contain a wealth of information. You'll discover hundreds of tested links to sources on the internet, which will help you re-start your research.

Course Outline

  • Death Records, Probate and Cemeteries
  • Manifests, Passports and Visas
  • Naturalization in the United States
  • Federal Government and Court Resources
  • State and Local Government Resources
  • Libraries, Archives and Newspapers
  • Military Records

Skills you will learn

How to find and use detailed intermediary resources for death and burials, advanced resources for immigration and naturalizations, court records, and military.


This is a United States Resource Guide with intermediate reference topics delivered in 7 downloadable chapters 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 second group of United States resources. These are usually used after Research Guide I. 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.

Contact Information

For any questions, email the instructor at

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