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IAJGS International Conference on Jewish Genealogy – Salt Lake City

Sunday, July 27- Friday, August 1:

Salt Lake City, Hilton Hotel

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Gesher Galicia is putting on a slate of programs and presentations during the IAJGS conference week. Some of these will be videotaped and added to our website collection in the fall. For specific program information
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SUN: 1:00PM – 5:00PM – The “Share Fair” – come visit the Gesher Galicia table!

MON: 7:30AM – The War That Spelled The End to Galicia – Andrew Zalewski

MON: 10:30AM – Galician & Polish Genealogical Records: A Survey of Unique and Unusual Archival Holdings – Pamela Weisberger

MON: 12:00PM – GG Sig Luncheon: Galician Gurus – Ask the Experts

MON: 1:45PM – Gesher Galicia SIG Meeting: Project Updates & More!

MON: 4:45PM – Legal and Practical Aspects of Archival Research in Galicia- Tomasz Jankowski

TUES: 7:30AM – Early 20th Century Visa Files of Lwow-Based Foreign Consulates: Passports, Police Files, Genealogical Resources – Alexander Denysenko

TUES: 3:15PM – Stanislawow: Interwar Records at the USHMM – Megan Lewis

WED: 3:15PM – Film: “Alexander Granach: From Shtetl to Hollywood”

FRI: 7:30AM – Austria, Poland, Ukraine: 3 Countries, 5 Archives: 12 Wonderful Days of Discovery- Pamela Weisberger

Gesher Galicia is a non-profit organization dedicated to helping people research their Jewish family roots in the former Austro-Hungarian Empire province of Galicia, which is today southeastern Poland and southwestern Ukraine. Our organization's primary focus is researching Jewish roots in Galicia, but the diverse community records in our databases contain names that span all the ethnic and religious groups who once lived in this region.

Search our free All Galicia Database, Map Room, and Archival Inventory today, and learn about our terrific member benefits for genealogists, researchers, and families, starting at just $36/year. You can join online!