Calendar of Events


Quarterly Webinar Meeting

When:Sunday, August 18, 2024
2:00 pm Central Time
Topic:German Colonists and Enclaves in Former Galicia
      18th and 19th century German immigration to Galicia, promoted by the Austrian overlord, can raise double-brick walls to your research first from the geographic distance to earlier records, then from many Germans who were Protestant. This presentation will explore the history and archival sources available for researching potential German ancestors in Galicia.
Where:Webinar Only
Register:Click Here to register for this Webinar

Quarterly Webinar Meeting

When:Sunday, November 17, 2024
2:00 pm Central Time
Topic:Old Photos...Hidden Information in Plain Sight
      Old photographs may not only match a face to the name of an ancestor; they often contain information about that person, that family, their location or status.
Julita Siegel, curator of the Polish Museum of America collection, will discuss how and what one can determine about ancestors from old photographs.
Where:Webinar Only
Register:Online registration will open soon after the previous webinar.

Some Prior PGSA Webinars

Non-Vital Records...More Vital than You Thought
Archives and Researching in Galicia
Hidden Gens in Family Letters and Postcards
Using Maps in Genealogical Research
Polin Museum, Museum of the Polish Uprising, Polish Emigration Museum
Guide to Researching Family Roots in Lithuania
Update on Ukrainian Archives and Online Research
Locating US Citizenship Records by WWI Military Service
Working with a Polish Researcher