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  • "Emigrant" (ship) - Colonists to South Australia in 1854

    The ship Emigrant, 934 tons, Captain Thomas Watson, from London 6th July, the Downs 7th July and Southampton 12th July 1854, arrived at Port Adelaide, South Australia 24th October 1854.This is part of the Bound for South Australia - Ships Lists Portal Project Sources:* The Ships Passenger List This is a great time to add the profile to an Occupation Project and also to the country they settled ...

  • Bound for South Australia

    Bound for South Australia Portal page for projects related to immigration to South Australia. Here is a video to get you in the mood: Bound For South Australia South Australia was an unusual settlement within the British Empire. Unlike the older colonies on Australia’s eastern seaboard there were to be no convicts, and this commitment to a ‘free’ settlement was fiercely...

  • User Tutorial - Basic Techniques 2. Actions Menus

    Actions Menus ... ... explained. This symbol in the Merge tutorial projects links to this project.

  • Jewish families from Luka and Žlutice (Luck and Luditz), Bohemia, Czech Republic

    This project seeks to collect all of the Jewish families from the villages in Verušičky : Luka (Luck), Budov (Buda), Týniště and Zlutice (Luditz) in Bohemia, Czech Republic. About Žlutice (Czech pronunciation: [ˈʒlucɪtsɛ]; German: Luditz) is a town and municipality in Karlovy Vary District in the Karlovy Vary Region of th...

  • Jewish families from Karlovy Vary (Karlsbad), Bohemia, Czech Republic

    This project seeks to collect all of the Jewish families from the town of Karlovy Vary (Karlsbad) in Bohemia, Czech Republic. Cemetery project Registers Karlovy Vary Births 1868-1890 Births births 1888-1908 Births 1909-1938, 1945-1949 Background CARLSBAD (Cz. Karlovy Vary, Ger. Karlsbad) , spa in West Bohemia, Czech Republic. An express prohibition on Jewish settlement there remai...

  • Jewish Families from Fürth (Mittelfranken/Bayern), Germany

    This project seeks to collect all of the Jewish families from the town of Fürth (Mittelfranken/Bayern), Germany also known as Fuerth. Jewish-Gen-Fürth (Mittelfranken/Bayern)

  • Victims of the Nazi Holocaust - קרבנות הנאצים בשואה

    Victims of the Nazis during the Holocaust קרבנות הנאצים בשואה This project's mission is to list the names of the victims of the Nazis during the Holocaust to show that these victims are not just an anonymous mass, but were, and some still are, millions of human beings with ...

  • English Settlement in South Australia

    English Settlement in South Australia 28 December 1836 – the British province of South Australia was established. In 1842 it became a crown colony and on 22 July 1861 its area was extended westwards to its present boundary and more area was taken from New South Wales. South Australia was never a British convict colony and between 1836-1840 about 13,400 immigrants arrived in the area. 2...

  • Jessie's Journal - Documents Project

    Biography Jessie was born March 9, 1873 in Parma, Michigan. Her first occupation was that of a 3rd Grade School Teacher in Jackson, Michigan at age 15. Later She Married Charles J. Garey and moved to Benton Harbor, Michigan. Jessie Hogle maintained a Journal for most of her life and passed out as she would so often say April 23, 1951. [1] Jessie started a Journal, (in fact there are 2), i...

  • Jewish families from Nyrsko (Neuern), Bohemia, Czech Republic

    This project seeks to collect all of the Jewish families from the town of Nyrsko (Neuern) in Bohemia, Czech Republic. Nýrsko (Czech pronunciation: [ˈniːrsko]; German: Neuern) is a town in the Plzeň Region of the Czech Republic. It lies on the Úhlava River under the Šumava Range some 50 km south-west of the region capital of Plzeň. Nýrs...

  • Rohuneeme kalmistu

    Olete teretulnud kõik need kes soovivad oma lähedased seoses selle rahupaigaga ära märkida ja projekti lisada. Projekt "Rohuneeme kalmistu" koondab neid, kes on aegade jooksul seal oma rahu leidnud. Kultuurimälestise Riikliku Registri registrikanne vt. registrist ka kaasnevaid fotosid. Maetu otsing Haudi andmebaasis --------------------------------...

  • Piipponen Projekti

    Sirkka Paikkala nimiartikkelissaan "Pietarin perillisiä" kertoo Piipponen - sukunimestämme olevan tietoa jo 1500 - luvun puolimaista alkaen Karjalan kannakselta ja Pohjois - Pohjanmaalta, sitten myös Pohjois - Karjalasta ja Kajaanin seudulta. Pohjois - Pohjanmaan Piipposet ovat antaneet nimensä Piippolan pitäjälle ja seudun Piipon - Piippolan kantatalol...

  • South Africa - Profile Conventions/Guidelines

    Conventions for Profile Management on the South African branch of the "World Family Tree" (WFT) The Naming Conventions outlined in this project, with the Supporting document, currently in version 3-2 . These conventions follow and are in line with: Coalition for the Standardization of GENi Naming Conventions Naming Conventions Wiki These Conventions follow the method suggested by pr...

  • Jewish Families of Kraków (Poland) - קהילת יהודי קראקוב

    Krakow was one of the largest Jewish centers in Poland/Galicia. Founded before the end of the first millennium, the city of Krakow (Cracow), located today in southern Poland, served as the seat of the Piast Dynasty and eventually as the capital of the Polish Kingdom until the early 17th century. After the third partition of Poland in 1795, Krakow became the seat of Galicia province in the Aus...

  • People Connected to Lancashire

    People Connected to Lancashire England Map Right - The historical boundary of Lancashire, in red, and the modern-day boundary of the ceremonial county, in green See also Lancashire - Main Page Lancashire Genealogical Resources Historical Lancashire incl. Manchester Merseyside Historic Buildings of Lancashire Greater Manchester post 1974

  • Svenska Apotek 1500-1921

    Apotek i Sverige 1500-1921 "Först på slutet af 1500-talet började apotek att anläggas i Sverige. De förste apotekarna voro i allmänhet tyskar och anlitades äfven såsom läkare. Mäster Lukas antogs af Gustaf I omkring 1552 att hålla apotek inom den kongl. borgen, endast för hofvet. Efter honom fick Anton Buseniu...

  • Svenska apotekare

    Projektets syfte är att samla kunskaper om apotekare och apotekares villkor genom tiderna i Sverige. Med "Sverige" menas här de områden som varit under svenskt inflytande. Dvs bland annat under lång tid även nuvarande Finland, delar av Baltikum, och under tider även delar av norra Tyskland. Från början rekryterades utbildade apotekare fr&#...

  • Basic Techniques - User Tutorial

    Basic Techniques ... ... explained. This symbol in Merge tutorial projects links to this project. The purpose of this project is to explain how to access the various basic menus and tools mentioned in the following suite of projects -

  • South African Settlers - German

    Early German Settlers of South Africa This project is devoted to the German Settlers in South Africa. Please only add the profiles of the Stamvaders/Progenitors who came from Germany. It is also a place where you can share links to online resources, tell other users where records etc. can be found and make queries or ask for help through the discussion facility. To participate in any projec...

  • South African Progenitors - Stamvaders

    South African Progenitors - Stamvaders This is the 'umbrella' Progenitor Project that every South African male Progenitor (Stamvaders) [abbreviation SV/PROG] should be added to first. See list of countries in alphabetical order below for projects for particular countries or people! See South African Progenitors - Matriarchs/Stammoeders for female Progenitors (Stammoeders) ... and defi...

  • "Katherine Stewart Forbes" (Barque) - Colonists to South Australia in 1837

    The Katherine Stewart Forbes sailed from Gravesend on July 27th 1837, just a month after King William IV died on June 20th 1837. She arrived at Holdfast Bay on October 17th, 1837 under the command of Captain Alfred Fell. This 457 ton barque was built at Northfleet, Kent, in 1818. Two days after she arrived a public proclamation was made, on October 19th 1837, of the death of King William IV and...

  • Holocaust Survivors ניצולי השואה

    For us, forgetting was never an option. Remembering is a noble and necessary act. The call of memory, the call to memory, reaches us from the very dawn of history. No commandment figures so frequently, so insistently, in the Bible. It is incumbent upon us to remember the good we have received, and the evil we have suffered. Elie Wiesel Holocaust Sur...

  • People Connected to Hampshire

    People Connected to Hampshire Historical County of England See also Hampshire Main - Page Hampshire Genealogical Resources Historic Buildings of Hampshire Hampshire Monumental Inscriptions, Cemeteries & Graveyards

  • People Connected to Berkshire

    People Connected to Berkshire Historic County of England See also Berkshire - Main Page Berkshire - Monumental Inscriptions and Graveyards Historic Buildings of Berkshire Berkshire Genealogical Resources The four visitations of Berkshire made and taken by Thomas Benolte, Clarnceuc, anno 1532; by William Harvey, Clarnceux, anno 1566; by Henry Chiting, Chester herald, an...

  • Upplands ståndsdragonregemente

    Upplands ståndsdragonregemente 1700 - 1721 Livkompaniet Chefer 1700–1701 Erik Gustaf Stenbock 1702–1709 Anders Wennerstedt 1712–1721 Hans von Fersen Rote 2 Bergman, Petter ¤ Född i Östergötland Sverige ¤ Finska enhet efter 1721 UJR Liv 25, 37 Rote 3 Holm, Jonas ¤ Född i Öst...

  • User Tutorial - Data Conflicts

    Data Conflicts Guidelines for Resolving Data Conflicts after merging profiles The purpose of this project is to explain how to safely and correctly resolve data conflicts which may have arisen as a result of merging profiles on Geni.. Data conflicts arise when two profiles are merged but some of the information did not match. Instead of discarding any information, Geni allows us to review...

  • Jewish Families from Chyše (Chiesch), Bohemia, Czech Republic

    This project seeks to collect all of the Jewish families from the town of Chyše (Chiesch) in Bohemia, Czech Republic. From the International Jewish Cemetery Project database, accessed July 11, 2016: CHYSE: Karlowy Vary, Bohemia ChyseStones removed from the cemetery were used in the foundation of the school in 1970. [February 2009] Communist rule badly damaged the Jewish ghetto situat...

  • Piaski Getto

    This project's mission is to list the names of the victims of the Nazis during the Holocaust to show that these victims are not just an anonymous mass [ ] Soon after the Soviets withdrew as part of the Molotov- Ribbentrop pact, and the Germans entered the town. Piaski was the first town in Poland where the Nazis established a ghetto in the spring of 1940, initially the ghetto was accessible...

  • Irish Settlement In South Australia

    Irish Australians (Irish: Gael-Astrálaigh) are an ethnic group of Australian citizens of Irish descent, which include immigrants from and descendants whose ancestry originates from the island of Ireland. Irish Australians have played a considerable part in the history of Australia. They came to Australia from the late eighteenth century on as convicts or settlers, and contributed to Aust...

  • Sobibor Extermination Camp - מחנה ההשמדה סוביבור

    Sobibor was a Nazi German extermination camp located on the outskirts of the town of Sobibór, Lublin Voivodeship of occupied Poland as part of Operation Reinhard; the official German name was SS-Sonderkommando Sobibor. Jews from Poland, France, Germany, the Netherlands, and Czechoslovakia, as well as Soviet prisoners of war (POWs) (many of them Jewish), were transported to Sobibor by r...

  • Jewish Community of Mainz, Germany

    The Magic Land of Magenza, Jewish Life and Times in Medieval and Modern Mainz The Neue Mainzer Synagoge Mainz - Mayence, (”Magenza“ – the Hebrew name for Mainz) attracted many Jews in the relatively safe and enlightened Carolingian period as trade flourished. As early as the 10th Century, Jewish texts already looked back on many generations of settlement in Mainz. T...

  • People Connected to Middlesex

    People connected to Middlesex Historic County of England See also Middlesex - Main Page People buried in Highgate Cemetery London & Middlesex Genealogical Resources Historic Buildings of Middlesex inc. London

  • Southern University

    University and A&M College (often referred to as Southern University, SUBR or SU) is a historically black college in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. The campus is on Scott’s Bluff overlooking the Mississippi River in the northern section of the city. The campus encompasses 512 acres, with an agricultural experimental station on an additional 372-acre site, five miles north of the main campus. Th...

  • Current Members of the United States House of Representatives

    Please add to this project those currently serving as members of the House of Representatives for the United States of America. Use discussions to identify any that need a curator to make into a public Master Profile. As someone leaves office their profile should be removed from this project . Resources: List of current United States Representatives Congressman search form Current...

  • Unconnected Trees

    Key Profiles Two separate lists - please add each profile to both - the 1st in alphabetical order by SURNAME, and 2nd in alphabetical order by COUNTRY of BIRTH. (This may be harder to establish and may have to go under more than one country in some cases). Please use the format used below. The numbers in the [square brackets] are [Family tree/Blood relatives] Alphabetical order by surname...

  • Ambassadors of the United States

    Ambassadors of the United States Ambassadors of the United States to individual nations of the world, to international organizations, to past nations, and ambassadors-at-large are nominated by the President and confirmed by the Senate. Jon Huntsman - China Gary Locke - China General Walter Bedell Smith - Soviet Union Thomas J. Watson Jr - Soviet Union

  • American Football Players

    FOUNDERS & CONTRIBUTERS Walter Camp , known as the "Father of American Football" is the person who founded the rules for what we know as American Football. Fielding Yost invented the position of linebacker, co-created the first ever bowl game, the 1902 Rose Bowl, with then legendary UM athletic director Charles Baird, invented the fieldhouse concept that bears his name, and supervised the...

  • Pittsburgh Steelers (NFL)

    The Pittsburgh Steelers are a professional American football team based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The team currently belongs to the North Division of the American Football Conference (AFC) in the National Football League (NFL). Founded in 1933, the Steelers are the oldest franchise in the AFC. In contrast with their status as perennial also-rans in the pre-merger NFL, where they were the o...

  • Baltimore Colts (NFL) (1953-1983)

    The Baltimore Colts were the second National Football League franchise to play in Baltimore and have no connection, except in name to the first Baltimore Colts franchise that played in the NFL in 1950 and then promptly folded. History of the franchise Following World War II, a competing professional football league was organized known as the All America Football Conference which began play ...

  • Washington Redskins (NFL)

    The Washington Redskins are a professional American football team based in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area. The Redskins compete in the National Football League (NFL), as a member of the National Football Conference (NFC) East division. The team plays its home games at FedExField in Landover, Maryland; Its headquarters and training facility are at Redskins Park in Ashburn, Virginia, and ...

  • Cleveland Browns (NFL)

    The Cleveland Browns are a professional American football team based in Cleveland, Ohio. The Browns compete in the National Football League (NFL) as a member team of the American Football Conference (AFC) North division. The Browns play their home games at FirstEnergy Stadium, with administrative offices and training facilities in Berea, Ohio. The Browns' official colors are brown, orange and w...

  • National Football League (NFL)

    The National Football League ( NFL ) is a professional American football league consisting of 32 teams, divided equally between the National Football Conference (NFC) and the American Football Conference (AFC). The NFL is one of the four major professional sports leagues in North America, and the highest professional level of American football in the world. The NFL's 17-week regular season runs...

  • American Teachers

    Please add profiles of your teaching ancestors -- anyone from famous professors to Sunday school teachers, and everyone in between. Collaborators: please update the project page, add resources, images, documents, and invite others to join. At right: A perfect example of the classic American one-room schoolhouse, as seen in Elizabethtown, Hardin County, Kentucky. Notables Many people fam...

  • University of California, Los Angeles

    The University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) is a public research university located in the Westwood neighborhood of Los Angeles, California, United States. It became the University of California Southern Branch in 1919, making it the second-oldest undergraduate campus of the ten-campus system after the original University of California campus in Berkeley (1873). It offers 337 undergradua...

  • United States House of Representatives from California

    As described: * California's current delegation to the United States House of Representatives. Doug LaMalfa Jared Huffman John Garamendi Tom McClintock Mike Thompson Doris Matsui Ami Bera Paul Cook Jerry McNerney

  • United States House of Representatives

    The United States House of Representatives From Wikipedia: The United States House of Representatives is one of the two houses of the United States Congress (bicameral legislature). It is frequently referred to as 'the House'. The other house is the Senate. The composition and powers of the House are established in Article One of the United States Constitution. The major power of the House ...

  • Sourced and Archived research profiles

    The aim of this project is to add profiles that have death notices, estates and archival sources and other genealogical sources All researchers spending hours, years and days in Archives have a lot of Research material that they can’t fit into their trees. The Main Aim of this project is To place the names of the countries with the name of the deceased in this project. If a...

  • National Labor College

    National Labor College was a college for union members and their families, union leaders and union staff in Silver Spring, Maryland. Established as a training center by the AFL-CIO in 1969 to strengthen union member education and organizing skills, NLC became a degree-granting college in 1997 and in March 2004 gained accreditation from the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. Until the...

  • Cancer

    Cancer Please only add Geni profiles for those who died of cancer to this "umbrella" project if the more specific form of cancer is not known . If it "is" known but not currently a Geni project - start one. In 2015, there will be an estimated 1,658,370 new cancer cases diagnosed and 589,430 cancer deaths in the US.  related projects Bone Cancer Brain Cancer (or tumor) Breas...

  • People Connected to Surrey

    People Connected to Surrey Historic County of England See also Surrey - Main Page Historic Buildings of Surrey Surrey Monumental Inscriptions, Cemeteries & Graveyards Surrey Genealogical Resources - to come The Visitations of the County of Surrey . Made and Taken in the Years 1530 by Thomas Benolte ...

  • Shoemakers

    Shoemakers Please add your shoemaking ancestor profiles: must be set to public. Project collaborators, please feel free to update the project page, add resources, documents, and images ... and invite more collaborators. the shoe trades Include .... Cobblers Cordwainers What is a shoemaker? From Wikipedia Shoemaking is the process of making footwear. Originally, shoes were ma...

  • Auschwitz Concentration Camp - מחנה ההשמדה אושוויץ

    Auschwitz concentration camp (German: Konzentrationslager Auschwitz) was a network of concentration and extermination camps built and operated by the Third Reich in Polish areas annexed by Nazi Germany during World War II. It was the largest of the German concentration camps, consisting of-: Auschwitz I (the Stammlager or base camp); Auschwitz II–Birkenau (the Vernichtungslager o...

  • Notables of Welsh background

    Notables of Welsh background 1200-1699 Cydafael Ynnyd 1212-- Einion Sais 1380-- Meyrick (Meuric) ap Llewellyn 1480-1538 Sir Thomas Chaloner of Guisborough (The Elder) 1521-1565 1700-1899 Thomas Jefferson 1743-1826 Abraham Lincoln 1809-1865 John Pierpont Morgan, Sr 1837-1913

  • Attorneys to Judges - the American Legal System

    'The justice system in the United States is one of the most unique in the world. It consists of two separate levels of courts, state and federal, that can peacefully co-exist under the concept of federalism . The type of court that a case is tried in depends on the law, state or federal, that was allegedly violated. Most of the laws that govern our day-to-day living are state laws; violations o...

  • Friends (and Their Friends)

    The One with All Their Genealogies This project is for the cast of the classic American television sitcom Friends , which aired on NBC from 1994 - 2004. The show centered on the lives of six main friends living in Manhattan: Chandler Bing , played by Matthew Perry Joey Tribbiani , played by Matt LeBlanc Monica Geller , played by Courteney Cox Phoebe Buffay , played by Lisa Kudrow ...

  • Stanford University

    Leland Stanford Junior University, or more commonly Stanford University, is a private research university in Stanford, California, and one of the world's most prestigious institutions, with the highest undergraduate selectivity and the top position in numerous surveys and measures in the United States. Stanford was founded in 1885 by Leland Stanford, former governor of and U.S. senator from C...

  • Jinshi degree through the ages

    The degree originated in 605 CE (Sui Dynasty), and has evolved to be the sole stepping stone into the higher echelon of the civil service by the time of the Ming and the Qing. The Ming and Qing Jinshi are well documented; while the earlier ones are largely incomplete. In many cases, the only definitive year known about a Tang poet is the year he obtained his Jinshi degree. Family genealogies of...

  • American Civil War

    The American Civil War (1861–1865), also referred to as the War Between the States or simply the Civil War, was a civil war fought in the United States of America. In response to the election of Abraham Lincoln as President of the United States, 11 southern slave states declared their secession from the United States and formed the Confederate States of America ("the Confederacy"); the o...

  • Lesser Figures in the American Civil War

    A project for the lesser known figures (e.g., common soldiers, spies, people who helped free slaves, etc.) in the American Civil War. This can also include famous people who are not known, however, for their service in this war. This battle was fought by many, both in action and in the aid of the people's' spirit. So let us not forget all who fought this grandiose war. We include both people wh...

  • Confederate States Army

    The Confederate States Army was the army of the Confederate States of America (or "Confederacy") while the Confederacy existed during the American Civil War. On February 8, 1861, delegates from the seven Deep South states which had already declared their secession from the United States of America adopted the Provisional Constitution of the Confederate States of America. On February 28, 1861, t...

  • American television actors

    For television actors of all nationalities, please see Entertainment industry people . American television actors are actors from the United States who perform on television. Television is one of the major mass media of the United States. Ninety-nine percent of American households have at least one television and the majority of households have more than one. As a whole, the television networ...

  • Marion County, West Virginia, USA

    This project is a table of contents for all projects relating to this County of West Virginia. Please feel free to add profiles of anyone who was born, lived or died in this county. Point Of Contact For This Page: Donald Colvin

  • People Connected to Kent

    People Connected to Kent Historical County of England See also Historic Buildings of Kent Kent Burials Kent - Genealogical Resources Kent - Main Page Kent Monumental Inscriptions, Cemeteries and Graveyards

  • Bukharian Surnames

    An index of Bukharian Surnames with meaning A Aminov- There are many variations to these families, however, one famous root comes from the "chala" Jews who were using the last name, or were given the last-name Aminov, from "Amin" which is a title of a Muslim Cleric. It was a way in which the mainstream Jewish community would distinguish itself, via name, from those who either converted or...

  • The Great Kashubian Migration

    In the mid-1800s Kashubians migrated for economic reasons. After the Franco-Prussian War and the unification of Germany under Bismarck, Kashubians were met with institutionalized hostility. Life was very harsh for the Kashubs. It was illegal to use Polish or Kashubian in public, especially in church. Many priests were imprisoned or exiled. Churches were left with no parish priests. As a result,...

  • Eestlased Austraalias / Estonians in Australia

    Siia projekti soovime Genist kokku koguda tuntumaid eestlasi Austraalias läbi kõigi ajajärkude. Kasulikku teavet: Estonians in Australia - For all things Esto in Australia The Estonian Archives in Australia Eestlased Austraalias seisuga 31 August 1950 Leonid Rampe: Eesti asula Thirlmere Vikipeedia: Thirlmere Wikipedia: Thirlmere, New South Wales Folkloor...

  • Jewish Families from Humenné, Slovakia

    This project seeks to collect all of the Jewish families form Humenné, Slovakia. Humenné is located in eastern Slovakia. While Jews had been living in Humenné, it was not until 1780 that the Jewish community was officially recognized. During this period, the community organized a chevra kaddisha, founded in 1787, and constructed a synagogue. Rabbi Jakob Spira was the firs...

  • Väliseestlased / Estonians abroad / Utlandsester / Esten im Ausland

    See projekt on mõedud nendele kellel on sugulased välismaal või on elanud välismaal. Ka nendele kes üldse ei ole olnud Eestis ja on sugulased siin. Kõik kogemused ja sündmused on huvitavad. Keel ei pruugi olla eesti keel. This project is intended for those who have relatives abroad or has lived abroad. Also, for those who have not been in E...

  • UPYTĖS PAVIETO (ŠIAURĖS LIETUVOS) ŽEMVALDŽIAI IR BAJORAI

    PROJEKTAS SKIRTAS ŠIAURĖS LIETUVOJE GYVENUSIŲ ŽEMVALDŽIŲ IR BAJORŲ GIMINĖMS. DVARAI BALTPAMŪŠIS Barono Bero dvaras BEJĖNAI Bejėnų dvaras buvo Vaškų parapijoje maždaug 3 km nuo Vaškų. 1866 m. savininkas bajoras Aleksandras Giedraitis Aleksander W...

  • Find a Grave

    Find A Grave is a free online resource for finding the final resting place of family, friends, and famous individuals. With millions of names and photos, it is an invaluable tool for the genealogist and family history buff. Content and features Find A Grave memorials can contain rich content including photos, biographies and dates. Members can submit listings to the website and place reques...

  • Children of the Holocaust - ילדים קרבנות השואה

    This project is in memory of the 1.5 million precious innocent young souls martyred in the Shoah. Children of the Holocaust Kindertransport 1938 - 1940 Biographies and Stories Memorial to Children of the Holocaust Anne Frank Nazis’ Aryan ‘Poster Child’ Was Actually Jewish Photo of the Little Girl in Red Coat

  • "Eden" (Ship) - Colonists to South Australia in 1838

    The ship Eden left Portsmouth on February 26th 1838. However their journey was delayed for almost a month due to the mouth of the River Thames being frozen. They finally arrived in South Australia on June 24th 1838 Sources: The Ships Passenger List If you have information on passengers or need help locating them on the tree, start a discussion here.. Some of the passengers: Henr...

  • Hungarian Coffee Corner

    Kávéház (magyar=Hungarian Coffee=Kávé,Kávéház Corner=sarok) " Hey, what's this coffee corner project all about?" - "Mi ez a Hungarian Coffee Corner Project? Mit tudnek en hozni ehez?" Coffee is a place where we can have a chat... or more. About anything. It would be nice if you and others would exchange thoughts there too. Pref...

  • China at the 2014 Winter Olympics

    This project focuses on the athletes who are likely to represent China at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi. Once Olympic trials have been held, the list will be refined to cover only those confirmed to be Olympians in 2014. Please note that the lists below are incomplete; indeed, the lists for some sports have not been started at all yet. Your help with this project is greatly appreciated! ...

  • Medieval Tree Clean Up: Please Park Unsourced DUPLICATES in the Medieval Tree Here!

    Hello! 1. If you've been directed here because of your merges, it's because you have been being VERY helpful in trying to clean up the world tree, but we need to create a different method of dealing with the vast number of medieval duplicate profiles, & we'd like your help: 2. If one or more of your profiles has been put into this project, it's because it is an unsourced medieval duplicat...

  • Potawatomi Migration from Wisconsin & Michigan to Canada

    Purpose: The purpose of this project is to identify names of Potawatomi people who migrated from the USA to Canada shortly after the international boundary was established in accordance with the London Convention of 1818, a wide scale migration driven largely by the 1833 Treaty of Chicago. See Logic of the Project: After 1818 regions south of the Great Lakes previously part of Canada became p...

  • Jewish Families from Prostějov (Prossnitz), Moravia, Czech Republic

    Austrian manufacturing town, in the province of Moravia. Probably its earliest Jewish settlement dated from the latter half of the fifteenth century, when exiles from Olmütz found a refuge there (1454). Up to the time when the restriction on the freedom of residence of Jews in Austria was removed, Prossnitz was the second largest congregation in Moravia, numbering 328 families (see Famil...

  • Canadian Teachers

    Canadian Teachers Pictured Right:- 1950 Canadian School Train. Pupils attend classes at Nemegos near Chapleau, Ontario Please add the profiles of Canadian teachers to this profile but please do not include any tutors. These should be added to Tutors Education in Canada is for the most part provided publicly, funded and overseen by federal, provincial, and local governments.[16] Education ...

  • American Academy of Arts and Sciences

    The American Academy of Arts and Sciences , frequently known as the American Academy , is one of the oldest and most prestigious honorary societies and a leading center for policy research in the United States. Election to the Academy is considered one of the nation's highest honors since its founding during the American Revolution by John Adams, John Hancock, James Bowdoin, and other scholar-p...

  • Post WW2 Migration - to Australia

    Often referred to as the "Fifth Fleet" many ships arrived in Australia between 1947 and 1966. Less in the later years. The "refugees" from war torn Europe were part of the true building of our Nation and character. With them they brought a "work ethic" that built our Nation to the strength and prosperity that it enjoys today. This was a time of "Nation Building" and a time when any man could ...

  • Origins of the Baghdadi Trade Diaspora

    The Baghdadi Trade Diaspora The Baghdadi Trade Diaspora consisted of a small group of very religious Jewish traders who came to a place that had absolutely no Jewish life at all. They created a very strong community that has had a large impact on Singapore. The Jews today now live in a multi-cultural Republic that provides respect, religious freedom and full integration into society. Althou...

  • SmartCopy

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