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Table of Contents: Volume 9, Number 2 (February, 2002)

  • GG Matters
    • Coordinator’s Column
    • From the Editors’ Desks – Stylistic guidance to our authors
  • Town Updates
    • Drohobycz AD Website – Did you know about the Galician oil industry?
    • Kolomyya
    • Lvov
    • Rzeszow
    • Krakow – Marriage and Banns indexing and other matters
    • Przemysl
    • Przemysl Census Data – Inferring census information from historical writings
    • Tarnobrzeg
  • JRI-Poland
    • 1929 Polish Business Directory Project – Town indexes are complete
    • The Great Galician Indexing Race – An update
  • Feature Articles
    • Open Sesame (William F. Hoffman)
    • Capitalists and Rabbis (Edward Gelles)
    • Galicia 1880 – Excerpts from Gazetteer Slownik Geograficzny Krlestwa Polskiego
    • Highlights of Galician History (Suzan Wynne)
    • A Visit to Galicia (Saul Lindenbaum)


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