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Accessing Scanned Record Images

Instructions for accessing scanned record images on the Polish National Digital Archives website (.PDF)

Viewing Original Documents Posted on the Polish State Archives Web Site (.PDF)

Help Links

JRI-Poland "Frequently Asked Questions" (FAQ)

Find an LDS Family History Center

LDS Polish Jewish Microfilm List

Vital Records in Poland

Polish-Jewish Genealogy – Questions and Answers

JRI-Poland Transliteration Standards

JRI-Poland Indexing Techniques

JRI-Poland's Guide to Using the Polish National Digital Archives (.PDF)

Viewing Original Documents Posted on the Polish State Archives Web Site (.PDF)

A Translation Guide to 19th-Century Polish-Language Civil-Registration Documents

In Their Words: A Genealogist's Translation Guide to Russian Documents

A Guide to Headings of 19th Century Galician Jewish Vital Record Forms (.PDF)

Polish Family Relationship Terms

Polish Letter Writing Guide

Guide to Reading Letters from the Archives in Poland

The Slownik Nazwisk is Online (Dictionary of Surnames Currently Used in Poland)

Burt's Polish-English Dictionary, 1900 and click the "Read online" button

Polish-French-English Table of Industry/Business types, Polish Business Directory, 1929 (.XLS)

Polish Distance Calculator with map

Geographical Dictionary of Polish Kingdom and other Slavic countries

Search historical directories on "Genealogy Indexer" site

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