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Last week we continued to work on the complicated case of WW2 displaced persons. We searched in US National Archives, US, in St Petersburg Historical archive, Russia, in Chernigov regional archive, Ukraine. Small pieces of complicated puzzle we have on hand start to group into something meaningful, and we hope we will be able to […]

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Merry Christmas

In this Christmas and New Year week we would like to thank you for reading our humble blog and wish you and all of important yours the very merry and happy coming year. What is on this picture? It is the old SMS, text message. They used to call it “Telegramm” (which should not be confused […]

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Old Paper Fasteners

Sometimes you get a strange piece of bureaucratic tools and just cannot google it. I had one for a long while. It was a paper fastener, hundred-years-old. Found lying around in the old archive.  I found some nice people who run the web site with all the old parafernalia, was unable to find anything like […]

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One of the complicated points of the research, even before you go to the archive, is to make sure you have the correct location. It is especially true if some migration was involved. In those cases people tend to forget exact details of their small villages where they were born and remember only the approximate […]

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Our colleagues and partners

Our friend and partner, genealogyrocks.ru  posts short videos about genealogy research in Russia. We mostly agree with what this young but experienced researcher is saying. Her videos have English subtitles, so even if you don’t quite know Russian, they could still be helpful. Her videos have English subtitles, so even if you don’t quite know […]

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We were in National Historical Archive of Belarus and in State Archive of Zhitomir region last week, researching two complicated Jewish genealogy cases. Our other research geography of the last week was as wide, from Baltics to Siberia: Please let us know where we can help you with your historical research.

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We were asked to locate documents related to residents of the former German colony Gluckstal in Bessarabia. It is not an easy task to do, as those are spread across two (or three) different countries with different access rules. Here is the Google Map. The Red Mark is the actual location of Gluckstal , which, […]

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GenealogyTranslations

We have started the GenealogyTranslation.com, the place to quickly translate into English Any genealogical record in Any language. US$9.99, and we will try to do it real quick. Use RGPROJ10 code for the 10% discount. Like, share, retweet please.

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