From the archives of The Galitzianer

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From (August, 2009) ·

Table of Contents: Volume 16, Number 4 (August, 2009)

  • GG Matters
    • Research Corner
    • Gesher Galicia – Cadastral Project Results (2009)
    • IAJS Conference 2009 – Gesher Galicia SIG Meeting Handout
    • From the Editor’s Desk
    • An Appreciation
    • Thanks to Our Donors
    • Gesher Galicia Steering Committee
    • Key Staff Volunteers
  • Town Update
    • Kolomyya
  • Feature Articles
    • Holding a Shadow
    • Growing Up in Podwoloczyska
    • Impressions of Ukrainian Galicia Today
    • Establishing and Authenticating the Exact Date of Birth in the Absence of a Birth Certificate
    • Describing Place Names in the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth
  • Reviews
    • New Yorker Article about Drohobyczer Bruno Schulz
    • Can Heaven be Void? By Baruch Milch
    • Family Connections: Gelles-Shapiro-Friedman by Edward Gelles
  • Family Album
    • Renee Steinig’s Reifer Family

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