Spiszman Traveling Library

as of Dec 31, 2013

These books are available to consult at most meetings

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A Genealogist’s Guide to Discovering your Female Ancestors – Sharon DeBartolo Carmack – 1998 –Paperback **

A Guide to Jewish Genealogy – Krakow – Geoffrey M. Weisgard (In Association with Gesher Galicia) – 2011 – Paperback **

A Guide to Jewish Genealogical Research in Israel – Revised Edition – Sally Ann Amdur Sack & The  Israel Genealogical Society – 1995

A handy Guide to Record-Searching in the larger cities of the United States – 1974 – E. Kay Kirkham – Published by the Everton Publishers, Logan, Utah –Paperback -**

Ancestry’s Red Book – Revised Edition -1992 –Alice Eicholtz

Archival Sources for the study of Canadian Jewry – 2nd Edition – National Archives of Canada – 1987 – Paperback**

Archives and Manuscript Repositories in the USSR, Estonia, Latvia, and Belorussia -1981 – Patricia Kennedy Grimstead

A Translation Guide to 19th Century Polish-Language Civil Registration Documents (Birth , Marriage and Death records)- 2nd Ed. -1989 –Editor Judith R. Frazin – Jewish Genealogy Society of Illinois – Paperback**

A Vanished World – Roman Vishniac Photographs – Foreword by Elie Wiesel – 1984 – Donated by Arnold Schonbrun.**

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Catalog of the Jewish Holdings of the Kaunas Archives – Vialija Gircyte – 1998 – Paperback Binder

City and Telephone Directories of the United States -2003 –Ancestry .com – Paperback

Chicago and Cook County sources- A Genealogical and Historical Guide – 1986 – Loretto Dennis Szucs – Paperback

Comprehensive History of the Jews of Iran (The Outset of the Diaspora) – 1999 – Edited and abridged by Hooshang Ebrami – Translated from the Persian by George W. Maschke – Funding provided by the Cultural Foundation of Habib Levy – Donated by Lila Orme **

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Dead Men Tell No Tales –How to record your Family’s Oral History – 2002 – Tom Underhill – Paperback (donated by Linda Dorfmont) – **

Dictionary of Jewish Surnames from the Russian Empire – Alexander Beider – 1993

Dictionary of Jewish Surnames from the Kingdom of Poland – Alexander Beider – 1996

DNA and Tradition – The Genetic link to the Ancient Hebrews – Newly updated – Rabbi Yaakov Kleiman -2007 – Donated by Arnold Schonbrun – Paperback**

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Evidence! Citation and Analysis for the Family Historian -1997 – Elizabeth Shown Mills

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Fairfax High School Los Angeles Colonial Yearbook – Class of winter and Summer 1965**

Fairfax High School Los Angeles Colonial Yearbook – Class of Winter and Summer 1967 **

FAQ – Frequently asked questions about Jewish Genealogy – Warren Blatt – 1996 – Donated by Rabbi Jeffrey Marx – Paperback**

Finding Our Fathers – A Guidebook to Jewish Genealogy – 1977 – Dan Rottenberg (donated by Madeleine Isenberg)

Following the Paper Trail – A Multilingual Translation Guide – 1994 –Jonathan Shea and William Hoffman

From Generation to Generation – How to Trace your jewish Genealogy and Personal history – Arthur Kurzweil – 1982 – Special foreword by Elie Wiesel – Paperback**

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Genealogical Gazetteer of the Kingdom of Hungary -2005 –Jordan Auslander – Paperback

Genealogical Resources in New York -2003 –Estelle Guzik – 2 copies

Genealogical Resources in the New York Metropolitan area – Estelle M. Guzik -1989

Genealogical Resources in New York – Biographical resources in New York City and Albany – Estelle M. Guzik – 2003

Geographical maps by Country (in folders) – Galicia, Germany, Ukraine, Ukraine: 1914 Boundaries, Moravia, Romania, Hungary, Moldova, Belarus, Poland, Pale of Settlement, Southeast Europe – 1881, Ancestral Chart – Internet resources **

Genealogical Resources within the Jewish Home and Family -2002 – Rosemary Wenzerul – Published by the Jewish Genealogical Society of Great Britain

Gesher Galicia Family Finder – 14th Edition – 2006

Gesher Galicia Family Finder – 15th Edition  – 2007

Glossary of International Tracing Service (ITS) terms and abbreviations – Registry of Holocaust survivors – U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum

Guidebook for Sephardic and Oriental Genealogical sources in Israel – 2006 – Mathilde A. Tagger and Yitzhak Kerem

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Historical Atlas of Central Europe -2002 – Paul Robert Magocsi

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In the Land of Hagar, The Jews of Hungary: History, Society, and Culture – edited by Anna Szalai – Published by Beth Hatefusoth/Ministry of Defense – State of Israel Publishing House- 2008 – (donated by Arnold Schonbrun)

In Their Words – A Genealogist’s Translation Guide: Volume I – Polish – 2000 – Jonathan D. Shea and William F. Hoffman – Paperback

In Their Words – A Genealogist’s Translation Guide: Volume II– Russian – 2002 – Jonathan D. Shea and William F. Hoffman – Paperback

Izmir: List of 7300 names of Jewish Brides and Grooms who married in Izmir between 1883-1901 and 1918-1933 – list #1 –Paperback binder – 1997

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Jewish Ancestors? A Guide to Jewish Genealogy in Germany and Austria – Thea Skyte, Randol Schoenberg, Rosemary Wenzerul – published by the Jewish Genealogical Society of Great Britain – Jan 2006 – (No 7 in a series)

Jewish Ancestors? A Guide to Jewish Genealogy in Latvia and Estonia – 2nd Edition– Arlene Beare – Published by the Jewish Genealogical Society of Great Britain – Jan 2006 – (No 8 in a series)

Jewish Ancestors? A Guide to Jewish Genealogy in Lithuania – Sam Aaron–Published by the Jewish Genealogical Society of Great Britain – Aug 2005 – (No 6 in a series)

Jewish Ancestors? A Guide to Jewish Genealogy in the United Kingdom – Rosemary Wenzerul – Published by the Jewish Genealogical Society of Great Britain –Jan 2006 – (No 7 in a series)

Jewish Ancestors? A Guide to Jewish Genealogy in Poland – Susan Fifer  – Published by the Jewish Genealogical Society of Great Britain –May 2007 – (No 9 in a series)

Jewish Ancestors? A Guide to  organizing your Family history Records  – Rosemary Wenzerul Published by the Jewish Genealogical Society of Great Britain –Jan 2004 – (No 4 in a series)

Jewish Ancestors? A Guide to  reading Hebrew inscriptions and Documents  – Rosemary Wenzerul -Published by the Jewish Genealogical Society of Great Britain –May 2005 – (No 5 in a series)

Jewish Genealogical Records in the LDS Library, Salt Lake City, Utah –Paperback Binder

Jewish History Resources in N.Y. State – 1999- New York State Archives – paperback

Jewish Life in Poland: Achievements, Challenges and Priorities since the collapse of communism – September 2011 – Konstanty Gebert and Helena Datner – Institute for Jewish Policy Research Report – Paperback – **

Jewish Roots in Poland – 1997 – Miriam Weiner

Jewish Roots in Ukraine and Moldova – 1999 – Miriam Weiner

Jewish Records Indexing – Poland – Jewish Vital records of Poland in the LDS Microfilm Collection – 1998

Jewish Surnames in Prague (15th – 18th Centuries) – 1995 –Alexander Beider – paperback

Jewish Vital Records, Revision Lists, and other Jewish holdings in the Lithuanian Archives – Harold Rhode and Sally Ann Amdur Sack – Avotaynu  1996

Jews in Nineteenth Century Egypt – 1969 – Jacob M. Landau

Jews in Poland: A Documentary History – 1998 –Iwo Cyprian Pogonowski  – Paperback

Jews of Louisiana – Inventory of the Church and Synagogue Archives of Louisiana – Selected Pages -1941 – paperback Binder – 1997

Jews in the Spis Region (Slovakia) and its surroundings – 2010 – Mikulas Liptak and Madeleine R. Isenberg – paperback – (donated by Mikulas Liptak and Madeleine Eisenberg))

JGSLA Permanent Library Booklist and Spiszman Travelling Library Booklist

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Krakow: A Guide to Jewish Genealogy – 2011 – Geoffrey M. Weisgard (in Association with Gesher Galicia) – Paperback (donated by Pamela Weisberger) -**

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Legacy: History of the Jewish Presence in Hollywood –From Cowboy to Corporate Leader- Journal of the Southern California Jewish historical society – 1987 – paperback – (donated by Jerry and Madeleine Isenberg

Legacy: Two pair Pants come with this Coat – A perfect Fit: History of Jews in the Southern California Apparel Business – Journal of the Southern California Jewish Historical Society – 1988 – paperback – (donated by Jerry and Madeleine Isenberg)

Legacy: Women Moving forward: Dreamers, Builders, Leaders: A history of Jewish Women in Southern California – 1989 – Norma Fain Pratt – Journal of the Southern California Jewish Historical Society – paperback – (donated by Madeleine and Jerry Isenberg)

Lithuanian Town Records – 1800 to 1917 –Excel spreadsheet by Town/District/Year/Type/fond and File # – **

Living In The Land of Ashes – Konstanty Gebert -2008 – Jewish Life in Poland after the Shoah – Paperback – **

Lower East Side Tourbook – New York – 6th Ed. – 1998 – Oscar Israelowitz – Paperback

Lower East Side – Historic Orchard Street – Neighborhood Guide and Shopping Directory – spring 2003 – pamphlet

Lower East Side – Shopping and Dining Discount card – Summer/Fall 2003 – pamphlet

List of Microfilms of Jewish Interest on shelves of Family History Library -2011

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Malice, Murder and Manipulation –One man’s quest for truth – Grant Arthur Gochin – 2013 –donated by Grant Gochin – Paperback

Migration From the Russian Empire – Lists of Passengers arriving at the Port of N.Y. –Vol 2 – Oct 1882 to April 1886 – edited by Ira A. Glazer – 1995

Morton –Allan directory of European Passenger Steamship Arrivals, 1890-1930 New York and 1904-1926 Philadelphia, Boston, Baltimore – 1987

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The Oreckovsky Family: From Russia  To America – 1994 – The Oreck foundation – compiled and edited by Len Traubman – **

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Parker Directory of California Attorneys -1993 – Vol I- paperback

Past Perfect – The Jewish Experience in early 20th Century Postcards – 1997 –Jewish Theological Seminary library – paperback

Pioneer Jews – A new life in the Far West – Fred and Harriet Rocklin – paperback – 1984

Planting Your Family Tree Online – How to Create your Own Family History Web Site – Cyndi Howells (Creator of Cyndi’s list) – 2003 – Rutledge Hill Press, Nashville TN – Paperback – (donated by Brock Shamberg) **

Poland: A Jewish Matter – Proceedings of a symposium exploring contemporary Jewish life in Poland, marking the close of Jewish Programming for Polska! Year –  2010 – Edited by Kate Craddy, Mike Levy and Jakub Nowakowski – Published by the Adam Mickiewicz Institute, Warsaw – Paperback – **

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Road maps: Romania, Ukraine, Hungary (2), Warsaw, Czech Republic, Slovak Republic, Baltic States, Russia, Belarus (Minsk-English) (Minsk-Russian), New York City

Roots-Key – Summer 2008 and Summer & Fall 2003**

Rumania! Rumania!  Family Finder – Rom-Sig – 2000 – paperback

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Shattered! 50 years of Silence – History and voices of the Tragedy in Romania and Trasnsnistria –Dr. Felicia (Steigman) Carmelly -1997 – Published by Abbeyfield Publishers, Scarborough, Ontario, Canada (donated by Morton Rappaport) – **

Shtetl Finder- Gazetteer- Jewish Communities in the 19th and early 20th centuries in the Pale of Settlement of Russia and Poland, and in Lithuania, Latvia, Galicia, and Bukovina, with names of residents- Chester G. Cohen- Published by Periday Co., Woodland hills, CA- 1980 – paperback – 2 copies  (donated by Deena Gordon)

Some Archival Sources for Ukrainian Jewish Genealogy- Aleksander Kronik and Sally Ann Amdur Sack- 1997 (donated by Laura Katz)

Sourcebook for Jewish Genealogies & Family Histories – 1996 – David S. Zubatsky & Irwin M. Berent

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The Comprehensive Hebrew Calendar – Revised 70 Year Edition- 5710-5780, 1950-2020 – Arthur Spier -1996 – Published by Feldheim Publishers, Nanuet, N.Y. 10954 (donated by Morton Rappaport) -**

The Encyclopedia of Jewish life before and during the Holocaust  Vol  I – 2001 – Editor, Shmuel Spector,Consulting Editor, Jeffrey Wigoder

The Encyclopedia of Jewish life before and during the Holocaust  Vol  II – 2001 – Editor, Shmuel Spector,Consulting Editor, Jeffrey Wigoder

The Encyclopedia of Jewish life before and during the Holocaust  Vol  III – 2001 – Editor, Shmuel Spector,Consulting Editor, Jeffrey Wigoder

The Girl From Foreign (Indian Jews) – 2008 –Sadia Shepard

The Jewish Experience in America – Central Agency for Jewish Education, 4200 Biscayne Blvd., Miami, FL 33137. History of Jews in America – Paperback – **

The Jews of Los Angeles: Urban Pioneers – 1981 – Norton B. Stern, Editor (donated by Jerry and Madeleine Isenberg) – Paperback

The Rothschilds – A Family of Fortune –Virginia Cowles – 1973 – Published by Alfred A. Knopf, New York – **

The Sixteen Soviet Republics – Mikhail Kalinin – Information Bulletin published by the Embassy of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, Washington, D.C.  – December 1945 – Paperback   (donated by Carol Poyourow) – (Donated by Nancy Goldberg)**

The Source, A Guidebook of American Genealogy, Revised Edition 1997 – Loretto Dennis Szucs and Sandra Luebking, Editors

The Unbroken Chain, Vol. I – Biographical sketches and Genealogy of Illustrious Jewish Families from the 15th – 20th Century – 1990 – Neil Rosenstein –Donated by Wendy Lang

The Unbroken Chain, Vol. II– Biographical sketches and Genealogy of Illustrious Jewish Families from the 15th – 20th Century – 1990 – Neil Rosenstein

Their Father’s house – Studies and Sources in Family History – 1990 –Israel Genealogical Society  Nos 3-4 – paperback

Towns and Urban Society in early Nineteenth Century Hungary – 1989 – Vera Bacskai

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We Brought Sinai to San Joachin (Kern County) – 1998 – Shirley Ann Newman

We Lived There Too: Pioneer Jews and the Westward Movement of America – 1630 to 1930 – Kenneth Libo/Irving Howe – paperback – (donated by Morton and Bracha Rappaport)

Western States Jewish History – July 1984 – Western States Jewish History Association, Norton B. Stern, Editor – paperback

Where Once We Walked – 1991 – Gary Mokotoff and Sally Ann Amdur Sack

Where Once We Walked – Revised Edition – 2002 – Gary Mokotoff and Sally Ann Amdur Sack

Who’s Who in American Jewry – 1928 – Jewish Biographical Bureau

Why the Jews were so Successful in The Wild west … and how to Tell Their Stories – 2009 –David W. Epstein – paperback – (donated by Morton Rappaport)

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