Jewish History Resources in New York State
From the State Archives
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This publication introduces genealogists and historians to the Jewish history resources available in New York State. It introduces genealogists to the abundance of historical documentation and related services available in New York State. The determined and industrious family historian will find that New York is rich in historical resources that can be used to identify individuals on a family tree and explain the context in which they pursued their lives. Although intended primarily to aid Jewish genealogists and family historians, this publication can help all historians to identify unique resources in Jewish history.
- Assistance for Jewish Genealogists:Organizations, Publications, and Other Guides
- Historical Records Maintained by Government and Private Repositories
- Directories of Service Providers
- Additional Resources: Publications and Internet Sites
New York Jewish History
An essay by Lance J. Sussman, Department of History, Binghamton University State University of New York, Binghamton, NY. Compiled by the New York State Archives, A Division of the State Education Department, Albany, New York. Publication funded by the New York State Archives Partnership Trust, a501(c)(3) organization.