07 July 2010

Washington DC: 'DC resources' newest edition

Happy 30th anniversary to the Jewish Genealogy Society of Greater Washington!

The society has pubished the new updated and expanded fifth edition of “Capital Collections: Resources for Jewish Genealogical Research in the Washington, DC Area.”

Planning a trip to the nation's capitol? Researching the area or live there? This 116-page guide is essential in so many ways.

Resources, phone numbers, websites and security information is updated; new sites are added. There's even a section on public transport, including a DC Metro system map.

The 31st IAJGS International Conference on Jewish Genealogy will be in Washington DC in August 2011, and this guide will be invaluable for those planning research in conjunction with that event.

Contents include:


-- ARCHIVES I
-- ARCHIVES II
-- NATIONAL RECORDS CENTER (WNRC) New!
-- THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS
-- U. S. HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL MUSEUM
-- NATIONAL MUSEUM OF AMERICAN JEWISH MILITARY HISTORY
-- DAUGHTERS OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION (DAR) LIBRARY
-- FAMILY HISTORY CENTERS
-- NATIONAL LIBRARY OF MEDICINE
-- HOUSE OF THE TEMPLE LIBRARY
-- U. S. NAVY MEMORIAL AND HERITAGE CENTER New!
-- THE NAVAL HISTORICAL CENTER New!
-- MARYLAND including: Annapolis, Baltimore City, Baltimore County Eastern Shore, Frederick County, Montgomery County, and Prince George's County
-- VIRGINIA including Northern Virginia and Richmond
-- SYNAGOGUES & CHAVUROT
-- CEMETERIES IN THE WASHINGTON AREA
-- CEMETERIES IN THE BALTIMORE AREA
Spiral-bound, it lies flat for easy use, and would be very useful for genealogy libraries. Price per copy: $25 (including shipping/handling in the US); or, for JGSGW members only, $15 (includes shipping/handling in the US).

To order, send a check, payable to the JGS of Greater Washington Inc., to:

The Jewish Genealogy Society of Greater Washington, Inc.
P.O. Box 1614
Rockville, Maryland 20849

Att: Capital Collections

For shipment outside the US or more questions, contact the JGSGW.

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