https://safekeepingstories.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/family-pictures-04-storykeeping.jpg 898 1600 Jill Sarkozi https://safekeepingstories.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/safekeepingstories-registered-tm-2017-sup.png Jill Sarkozi2021-01-27 11:51:292021-02-17 11:37:19Quick Start Guide – Holocaust Storykeeper Network
How to start researching your family’s story now using our Holocaust Storykeeper Network.
1-Click on the first post, “Useful sites for family research”
- Search a family member’s name in the Arolsen Archives. You can filter by nationality and access original documents about a relative.
- Or find a name by using the link to the Auschwitz-Birkenau archive or to Flossenburg Concentration camp.
- Do some genealogy research using one of the many genealogy links, or contact the genealogist listed — a sister of a Storykeeper who is also a leader in the International Jewish Genealogy Society.
2- Browse the posts to find something specific to your story
- Use the resources for Munkacs, Ukraine or Zamosc, Poland or the Riga Ghetto.
- Learn about a great reference book for camps and ghettos.
- Hire a Yiddish translator to understand the documents that you have.
- Find out how to get a copy of your family’s restitution papers, a great resource for key family information.
3-Learn about tech tools that will support your research
- Scan photos and documents
- Use a family tree template
- Do quick translations with Google tools
- Record a conversation with a relative