ERIC Number: ED395889
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: N/A
A Student's Guide to Polish American Genealogy. Oryx American Family Tree Series.
Rollyson, Carl Sokolnicki; Paddock, Lisa Olson
This book offers a guide to the study of genealogy, or family history, through the use of historical documents, artifacts, and private records. Intended mainly for students who wish to trace their family roots, the book also can be used by anyone interested in the lives of Polish Americans throughout the years. Chapters describe how to find records that are publicly available. The table of contents includes: (1) "Tracing Your Roots"; (2) "Poland, Polish Americans, and the History of Immigration" including Polish Jews and the Warsaw ghetto, Lech Walesa and Solidarity, Polish literature and art, and biographies of Poles; (3) "Beginning Your Genealogical Search"; (4) "Oral History"; (5) "Creating A Family Tree"; (6) "Making a Polish American Family History"; (7) "Your Kin Group or Family"; and (8) "Tracing Your Roots If You Are Adopted." (EH)
Descriptors: Family History, Foreign Countries, Genealogy, Global Education, Immigration, Multicultural Education, Oral History, Polish Americans, United States History
The Oryx Press, 4041 North Central at Indian School Road, Phoenix, AZ 85012-3397.
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
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