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Louise Schwabik, 1908

Louise Schwabik, 1908

We couldn’t have learned about our family history without the help of others. So here are links that  may help you in your research! Also, don’t miss links for Shopping, Maps, Eastern European Radio and Newspapers, Cookbooks and more.

OUR BEST SEARCHES STARTED HERE
The local LDS has been so helpful to us. Our searches started with hours and hours pouring over microfiche…now you can find these records right online!
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https://familysearch.org/

COMMERCIAL SITES / SOME FOR FEE or FREE

Ancestry  http://www.ancestry.com/
Ellis Island  
http://ellisisland.org/
Radix Forum  http://www.bogardi.com/gen/

MAPS
FEEFHS Map Library (FOUNDATION for EAST EUROPEAN FAMILY HISTORY STUDIES)

https://feefhs.org/index.php/map/library

(These are fantastic vintage maps that can help with old town names and more)

OTHER RESOURCES
It often helps to use Google search in other languages such as Google Slovakia, Czech Republic or Germany. If you don’t speak the language, try Google Translate or another internet translation to help.

http://www.google.sk/

http://www.google.cz/

http://www.google.de/

CEMETARIES

http://www.bogardi.com/cgi-bin/rdxlinks.pl?cemeteries

http://www.cemetery.sk/english/

HISTORIC NEWSPAPERS & PUBLICATIONS
Brooklyn https://bklyn.newspapers.com/

LANGUAGE and TRANSLATION TOOLS

Google Translate   http://translate.google.com/#sk/en/

CARPATHIAN GERMANS

http://carpathiangerman.com/

NOTE: OCTOBER 2020-This above website full of good information may be closing soon. With permission we hope to add some of the information to our family website to help other researchers, stay tuned!

Museum of Carpathian German Culture:
https://www.welcometobratislava.eu/museum-of-carpathian-german-culture/

RECIPES/FOOD:

June Meyer’s Recipe Book: http://www.junemeyer.com/recipes.html

Slovak Cooking http://www.slovakcooking.com/about/

SLOVAKIA TRAVEL & TOWN INFORMATION   http://www.slovakia.org/tourism

SHOPPING SLOVAK-CZECH-HUNGARIAN GOODS

Oval Pendant 14K Gold

Bohemian Garnet Jewelry – Online Shop

Bohemian Garnet Jewelry (United States Seller)  http://www.bohemian-garnet-jewelry.com/

Otto’s

http://www.hungariandeli.com/

NEWSPAPERS – RADIO IN EUROPE
http://www.pravda.sk/
Radio Prague: www.radio.cz/en
Slovak Spectator: http://spectator.sme.sk/

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