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Poland has had many minorities, including Jews, Gypsies, Brethren, Calvinists, and Mennonites. You should learn the history of the ethnic, racial, and religious groups your ancestors belonged to. This historical background can help you identify where your ancestors lived and when they lived there, where they migrated, the types of records they might be listed in, and other information to help you understand your family’s history.
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Back to [[Poland|Poland Page]]►
  
For some minorities in Poland there are unique resources available, such as histories, gazetteers, biographical sources, settlement patterns, and handbooks. The Family History Library collects records of these groups, especially published histories. These are listed in the Family History Library Catalog Place Search under:
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Poland has had many minorities, including Jews, Gypsies, Brethren, Calvinists, and Mennonites. You should learn the history of the ethnic, racial, and religious groups your ancestors belonged to. This historical background can help you identify where your ancestors lived and when they lived there, where they migrated, the types of records they might be listed in, and other information to help you understand your family’s history.
  
POLAND - MINORITIES
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For some minorities in Poland there are unique resources available, such as histories, gazetteers, biographical sources, settlement patterns, and handbooks. The Family History Library collects records of these groups, especially published histories. These are listed in the Family History Library Catalog Place Search under:
  
POLAND, (COUNTY) - MINORITIES
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POLAND - MINORITIES  
  
POLAND - JEWISH HISTORY
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POLAND, (COUNTY) - MINORITIES
  
Other sources are also in the subject section of the catalog under the name of the minority, such as Jews, Germans, or Mennonites. Some sources are listed under:
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POLAND - JEWISH HISTORY
  
JEWS - POLAND
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Other sources are also in the subject section of the catalog under the name of the minority, such as Jews, Germans, or Mennonites. Some sources are listed under:
  
An example of the type of book you might find is:
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JEWS - POLAND
  
Hagen, William W. ''Germans, Poles and Jews: The Nationality Conflict in the Prussian East,1772–1914.'' Chicago, Illinois: University of Chicago Press, 1980. (FHL book 943 F2hw.)
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An example of the type of book you might find is:
  
The Family History Library also has several books about Poles in other countries. These are listed in the Place and topic sections of the Family History Library Catalog under:
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*Hagen, William W. ''Germans, Poles and Jews: The Nationality Conflict in the Prussian East,1772–1914.'' Chicago, Illinois: University of Chicago Press, 1980. (FHL book 943 F2hw.)
  
(COUNTRY NAME) - MINORITIES
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The Family History Library also has several books about Poles in other countries. These are listed in the Place and topic sections of the Family History Library Catalog under:
  
POLES - (COUNTRY NAME)
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(COUNTRY NAME) - MINORITIES
  
In the United States, Germany, and other countries where members of these ethnic groups migrated, various local and national societies have been organized to gather, preserve, and share the cultural contributions and histories of Polish minority groups.
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POLES - (COUNTRY NAME)
  
=== Web Sites ===
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In the United States, Germany, and other countries where members of these ethnic groups migrated, various local and national societies have been organized to gather, preserve, and share the cultural contributions and histories of Polish minority groups.
  
http://www.pecina.cz/files/www.ce-review.org/99/19/nieuwsma19.html
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=== External Links  ===
  
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*http://www.pecina.cz/files/www.ce-review.org/99/19/nieuwsma19.html
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*http://www.auschwitz.org.pl
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*http://indeks.karta.org.pl
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Revision as of 19:41, 23 June 2011

Back to Poland Page

Poland has had many minorities, including Jews, Gypsies, Brethren, Calvinists, and Mennonites. You should learn the history of the ethnic, racial, and religious groups your ancestors belonged to. This historical background can help you identify where your ancestors lived and when they lived there, where they migrated, the types of records they might be listed in, and other information to help you understand your family’s history.

For some minorities in Poland there are unique resources available, such as histories, gazetteers, biographical sources, settlement patterns, and handbooks. The Family History Library collects records of these groups, especially published histories. These are listed in the Family History Library Catalog Place Search under:

POLAND - MINORITIES

POLAND, (COUNTY) - MINORITIES

POLAND - JEWISH HISTORY

Other sources are also in the subject section of the catalog under the name of the minority, such as Jews, Germans, or Mennonites. Some sources are listed under:

JEWS - POLAND

An example of the type of book you might find is:

  • Hagen, William W. Germans, Poles and Jews: The Nationality Conflict in the Prussian East,1772–1914. Chicago, Illinois: University of Chicago Press, 1980. (FHL book 943 F2hw.)

The Family History Library also has several books about Poles in other countries. These are listed in the Place and topic sections of the Family History Library Catalog under:

(COUNTRY NAME) - MINORITIES

POLES - (COUNTRY NAME)

In the United States, Germany, and other countries where members of these ethnic groups migrated, various local and national societies have been organized to gather, preserve, and share the cultural contributions and histories of Polish minority groups.

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