April 16, 2021

A.G.O.’s Lodz Ghetto photography exhibit

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March 28, 2021

The Arolsen Archives and Auschwitz-Birkenau Museum

The Arolsen Archives and Auschwitz-Birkenau Museum collaborated for two years resulted in finding previously unknown identities of an estimated 4,000 camp inmates as well as information about 26,00 others. Currently 300,000 out of 400,000 inmates estimated to beheld at the camp identities are known.  According to the museum’s digital archive […]
January 31, 2021

Library and Archives Canada acquires early report sounding alarm about Holocaust in progress

Library and Archives Canada (LAC) has announced the recent acquisition of one of the earliest sources about the Holocaust to reach the Allies during the Second World War. The 16-page English-language report entitled The Mass Extermination of Jews in German Occupied Poland was published by the Polish government-in-exile in early […]
December 3, 2019

US Citizen and Immigration Services

See the link under Research/World for more information on available files and links to them. Naturalization Certificate Files (C-Files), September 27, 1906 to March 31, 1956 ·         Alien Registration Forms (Form AR-2), August 1940 to March 1944 ·         Visa Files, July 1, 1924 to March 31, 1944 ·               Registry Files, […]
December 1, 2019

JGS TORONTO IN THE STAR

A few years ago, JGS Toronto hosted a program where Edmonton scholar Jars Balan outlined the fascinating story of Rhea Clyman (who was born in Poland in 1904 and who emigrated to Toronto at age 2) and her fearless travels as a journalist in the Soviet Union before and during […]