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Table of Contents: Volume 9, Number 3 (May, 2002)

  • GG Matters
    • Coordinator’s Column
    • From the Editors’ Desks
  • Towns
    • Kolomyya
    • Przemysl
    • Invitation to Skalat
    • Tarnobrzeg
    • Skala Podolskaya
    • Krakow
  • JRI-Poland
    • More Records for AGAD
  • Feature Articles
    • A Guide for New Researchers (Shelley Kellerman Pollero)
    • Book Review: “In the Beginning” by Chaim Potok (Alan Weiser)
    • Galicia Administrative Districts (Shelley Kellerman Pollero)
    • Jews in Haller’s Army (Edward Goldstein)
    • Economic Background to “Some Family Links” ()
    • Ashkenazic Family Names: Origin & Development (Isaac Goldberg)
    • Polish Surnames and Suffixes (Fred Hoffman)
    • Jewish Genealogy: More Than a Family Tree? (Valerie Schatzker)
    • Gesher Galicia Family Finder Update


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