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Genealogy links

Halychyna! Galicia! Gacsorszag! Galizien! Galicja! - Homeland Page with its history, maps and links! Major cities, towns and some villages of Galicia.
Genealogy of Halychyna /Eastern Galicia
Ukraine GenWeb

Jewish Web Index
jewishgen.org search in Austria, Poland, Ukraine databases.
Genealogical research from ShtetlLinks(Lviv and surrounding areas)
Gesher Galicia The Special Interest Group for Galicia
European Jewish Galicia Lots of links.

Vital Records for Galician Towns from PolishRoots.com
Polish Genealogical Society of America starting place for Polish genealogical research

Institute for Historical Family Research Lists addresses to write to for the records in Genealogical research in the lands of the former Austro-Hungarian Monarchy.
Galizien-online homepage
Austrian Genealogy - Galicia
German Genealogy: Galicia/Galizien

Galicia Genealogy Resources from FEEFHS - The Federation of East European Family History Societies.
Galicia Genealogy mail list

Immigrant Ships Austria, Poland, and Galicia Immigrants 1889


Holocaust

Lemberg Ghetto Soviet control, German conquest, The Ghetto (wikipedia)

US Holocaust Museum Lvov page

Images

Lvov ghetto - spring of 1942 In June 1943 ghetto was terminated. About 500 people survived. Over 110,000 Jews lived in Lvov before WW II. Total population was 300,000
Orchestra of the Janowska Camp in Lvov Jewish musicians were ordered to play a Death Tango during grave-digging and executions. Before liquidating the camp, the S.S. shot all the musicians.


Things to know..

Galicia was formerly northeastern province of the Austro-Hungarian empire. Between WWI and WWII it was the southeastern region of Poland. Today it is western region of Ukraine. Its major cities include Lviv and Ternopil.

Halychyna in Ukrainian, Galicja in Polish, Galizien in German, Galicia in English.

Some of the cities and vilages in Lviv area: Belz Bibrka Boryslav Brody Busk Chervonohrad Dobromyl Drohobych Dubliany Hlyniany Horodok Kamianka-Buzka Khodoriv Khyriv Komarno Lviv Morshyn Mostyska Mykolaiv Novoiavorivske Novyi Kalyniv Novyi Rozdil Peremyshliany Pustomyty Radekhiv Rava-Ruska Rudky Sambir Skole Sokal Sosnivka Staryi Sambir Stebnyk Stryi Sudova Vyshnia Truskavets Turka Uhniv Velyki Mosty Vynnyky Yavoriv Zhovkva Zhydachiv Zolochiv Zolochiv

See Galicia Lemberg Austria-Hungary Maps

Austrian-Hungarian Imperial civic heraldry for KINGDOM of Galicia
Polish and Austrian coat of arms for Galicia.


Books

Galicia: Biographies, Memoirs, Documentary-History, Religion, Holocaust


Interesting Reading

Memoirs by a Galician Ukrainian
Memoirs of a Galician family from Luka
Jewries in Galicia and Bukovina, in Lemberg and Czernowitz.
Zygmunt Frankel: MR.FINKELSTEIN'S ULCER
The Communities of L'viv / Lwow / L'vov / Lemberg, 1939-1953