Why You Should Become a Member of PGSA!

Members receive the “Rodziny” every three months

The Society’s quarterly publication, the Rodziny, provides 112 pages of helpful and fascinating information annually. The Rodziny is designed to share information with Society members that will prove useful in their research. It presents a broad range of timely material and emphasizes well-researched articles and items usually not available to Polish researchers. Among the features found in the Rodziny are:

  • Articles written by professional and amateur genealogists sharing their personal experiences and techniques.
  • Translations by European experts and original material not easily accessible.
  • Lists of useful websites and other resources.
  • Book reviews of publications related to genealogy in general and Polish genealogy in particular.
  • Letters to the Editor giving readers the opportunity to voice their opinions and make their wishes known.
  • Information on other societies and their events.

To download a sample copy of the Rodziny (in PDF format), RodzinySampleclick here. Download time will depend on your Internet Service Provider and Internet connection; for some users it could take up to 1 minute.

Members receive a 10% discount on all new and current books, CDs, DVDs and special reference materials

Visit our PGSA store and click on any one of five product categories (Books, CDs, Booklets, Information Packets and DVDs) to get an idea of the products we have available.

Receive a Discount on Library Research Orders

The PGSA in conjuction with the Polish Museum of America Library conducts research of various Genealogy resources like Dziennik Chicagoski obituaries, Haller’s Army records, marriage records, etc. PGSA Members receive a 10% discount on all research orders.

A Discount for the Nationally Acclaimed Annual Conference on Polish Genealogy

The 2010 30th annual Conference “Honoring our Ancestors” assembled a variety of nationally known speakers and educators and examined a broad range of topics designed to assist the amateur or expert expand their knowledge of Polish Genealogy. Here is the Program for the 2010 Conference.

Access to the Members Only Section of the PGSA Web Site

As a PGSA Member you have exclusive log in access to the Member’s Only section of the PGSA web site that includes records and information that are not available in the public section of the web site.

Your Membership Helps Support Important PGSA Projects

In addition to the Rodziny, the Society sponsors ongoing publishing projects to supply reference material directly related to Polish genealogical research. A number of valuable PGSA publications are already in the hands of researchers as well as on the shelves of public libraries. Other projects include the indexing and preservation of archived Polish records.