Category Archives: Articles

Short written perspective. Can be found on websites or periodicals.

Landsmen Updated Post 2

Vol. 25 Double Issue (January 2017) Special Section on Kalwaria: Part II (Note: Both articles are listed as Part II) The Editor reviews the information from Part I (Vol. 23, Nos. 1-2, November 2013.) https://suwalkigermans.wordpress.com/2016/02/15/2016-landsmen-post-1/ Another Historical Re-Cap of the … Continue reading

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Landsmen Updated Post 1

Earlier posts summarized articles of interest from the Suwalk-Lomza Interest Group. https://suwalkigermans.wordpress.com/2015/04/06/landsmen-suwalki-lomza-interest-group/ https://suwalkigermans.wordpress.com/2015/04/27/landsmen-1994-1995/ https://suwalkigermans.wordpress.com/2015/04/28/landsmen-1996-1997/ https://suwalkigermans.wordpress.com/2015/05/01/landsmen-1998-to-2002/ https://suwalkigermans.wordpress.com/2015/05/05/landsmen-2002/ https://suwalkigermans.wordpress.com/2015/05/11/landsmen-2002-to-2004/ https://suwalkigermans.wordpress.com/2015/05/18/landsmen-2004-to-2005/ https://suwalkigermans.wordpress.com/2015/07/16/landsmen-2005-to-2011/ https://suwalkigermans.wordpress.com/2015/07/31/landsmen-2005-to-2011-2/ https://suwalkigermans.wordpress.com/2016/02/15/2016-landsmen-post-1/ https://suwalkigermans.wordpress.com/2016/03/01/2016-landsmen-post-2/ https://suwalkigermans.wordpress.com/2016/03/16/2016-landsmen-post-3/ The next two posts bring the reader up to date on articles that may interest other researchers … Continue reading

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Emigrants Index from Stallupönen to Poland [now Lithuania] 1816-1877 Part 1

As I have written previously, it is so helpful to have found another family history researcher with whom to work. I refer to my “young German cousin” in Belgium. In May 2016 he asked the following question: Have you ever … Continue reading

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POST 3 Another EWZ Collection

One statement in the article “Immigration Records of the EWZ” by Steven W. Blodgett, A. G., copyrighted. Feefhs Quarterly Volume VI, Numbers 1-4 caught my attention as I had not read it anywhere else. It describes “An incomplete set of … Continue reading

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POST 1 Introduction to the EWZ Records

Ever since the EWZ (Einwanderer-zentralstelle), the Immigrant Control Center, records became accessible in the mid 1990s, I have thought that they might have information about the family ancestors who did not immigrate. When I started to study these records in … Continue reading

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The Resettlements of Germans from Lithuania during World War II By Piotr Lossowski Post 12

The following post contains significant information quoted and paraphrased from resources at the US Holocaust Memorial Museum Library and Archives on the history of Germans in Lithuania. It is shared here for its scholarly and historical perspective and to help … Continue reading

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New Series of Posts The Resettlements of Germans from Lithuania during World War II Post 11 By Piotr Lossowski

The following post contains significant information quoted and paraphrased from resources at the US Holocaust Memorial Museum Library and Archives. It focuses on the history of Germans in Lithuania and is shared here for the scholarly and historical perspective which … Continue reading

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