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Bavarian Jews in the “Old Immigration”

American historians use several different nomenclatures to designate various immigration waves to the United States. The immigration during the period between 1820 and 1880 is often called “Old Immigration” [1]. Prominent among this wave were Jewish immigrants from Bavaria [2]. … Continue reading

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The Labyrinthine Trails of the Gatermann Films

How the 19th century, German Jewish civil registers found their way into various of today’s archives. Continue reading

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