GESHER GALICIA MEMBERSHIP
Renewals & New Members
Membership year – January 1 through December 31, 2019
INDIVIDUAL MEMBERSHIP BENEFITS
- Subscription to the Galitzianer research journal – electronic or printed copies
- Login/Password access to our Members Only Portal
- Gesher Galicia Family Finder searchable database
- 25 years of searchable back issues of the Galitzianer
- Galician Holocaust-period records
- Jewish Galician Taxpayer records from the 1930s, and other special record sets
- Galician Medical Students and Doctors records
- Material from Fond 424 at AGAD
- Video and audio programs from conferences
- Gesher Galicia electronic library
The Members Portal is not available to Organizational Subscribers.
- Subscription to the Galitzianer – printed copies
- Free access to the All Galicia Database, the Map Room, and Archival Inventories
The most important reason to renew or join, however, is to support Gesher Galicia’s work of digitizing precious archival records, adding cadastral maps to our extensive digital map room, and adding records to the All Galicia Database (which now contains almost 600,000 individual records) for the benefit of family researchers worldwide.
You can pay by credit card, PayPal or check. Along with membership, you can also donate to Gesher Galicia’s special projects (see below). Please follow the instructions carefully.
INDIVIDUAL ANNUAL MEMBERSHIPS
$36 USD for electronic delivery
$50 USD for printed copy
$65 USD for printed copy of the Galitzianer
For Jewish genealogical societies,
$50 USD for printed copy of the Galitzianer
$65 USD for printed copy of the Galitzianer
TO JOIN OR RENEW ONLINE with a credit card or PayPal, select a membership category below. Enter your first/last name, postal mailing address, phone number, and your preferred email address for receiving the Galitzianer, which is sent to all individual members. Then click “Add to Cart.”
You also have the opportunity here to donate to any of our projects or funds. To make a donation, fill in any amount next to the dollar sign ($) and click “Add to Cart.” Each time you add items to your cart, you will be taken to the PayPal page, but just click “Continue Shopping” to return to this page if you want to make additional donations.
You will be able to review your membership application and donations by clicking “View Cart” before finalizing. You won’t be sent to the payment page until you click “Check Out.”
PAYMENT BY CHECK, payable to Gesher Galicia, should be mailed to:
℅ Ben Tysch
407 N. McCadden Place
Los Angeles, CA 90004, USA
Please include your email address and contact phone number in the memo area of your check.
For new members, when we receive your check, we will email you your unique GGID login along with instructions for creating your password, for using the Members Portal and for submitting your Galician surnames and towns to the online Gesher Galicia Family Finder.
Family Finder Information and Updates
The Gesher Galicia Family Finder allows people researching the same towns and family surnames to connect with one another and collaborate. For new members, our Welcome Letter will include your unique GGID with instructions for creating your password and submitting your information. If you are a renewing member with updated family or town information, you can log in and add them online here: https://www.geshergalicia.org/members/family-finder-submissions/.
START ONLINE MEMBERSHIP HERE
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Please consider adding a donation. Contributions enable us to acquire, index, and upload records; to acquire and add maps; and to maintain our online inventories of Polish and Ukrainian archives.
Gesher Galicia is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization. Donations are tax deductible in the United States.
Vital Records Projects
To learn more about the Vital Records Projects, click here.
To learn more about the Holocaust Project, click here.
Josephine & Franciscan Cadastral Surveys Project
To learn more about the J&F Cadastral Surveys Project, click here.
To learn more about the Maps Project, click here.
Medical Students/Doctors Project
To learn more about the Galician Medical Students/Doctors Project, click here.
Donations will be accepted for the Galician Medical Students/Doctors Project, which includes archival surveys and the indexing of academic records from the Jagiellonian University (Kraków); the University of Pest (Budapest); Lemberg (Lwów) University, for the period 1772-1918.
Jewish Taxpayers Project
To learn more about the Jewish Taxpayers Project, click here.
In 2019, the Project will index more Jewish taxpayer records from the 1930s, including from: Biały Kamień, Borszczów, Brzeżany, Grzymałów, Mielnica, Skała, Tarnopol, Tłuste, Trembowla, Zbaraż, and Złoczów.
Donations will be gratefully accepted to the Jewish Taxpayers Project generally (rather than for specific towns in it).
Fond 424 Project
Fond 424 is a collection of files of Jewish materials held at AGAD in Warsaw. None of the files in Fond 424 have previously been microfilmed or digitized.
For more information on the Fond 424 project, click here.
General Research Fund
General Research Fund supports the acquisition of records, their indexing, and their uploading to the All Galicia Database; scanning and stitching maps, and their uploading to the Map Room; and the creation and updating of archival inventories on the Gesher Galicia website.
Pamela Weisberger Memorial Fund
The Pamela Weisberger Memorial Fund supports an annual Innovation Award and special projects and programs in memory of Gesher Galicia’s late president. For more information, click here.
Note: This section is for special purposes only, as discussed beforehand with Gesher Galicia. It is not to be used for donations to research projects, which can only be made through the donation sections above.
Give the gift of Galicia
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