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49 Lexington Street
Framingham, MA 01702 United States

May 2019

Andrew Zalewski – Cadastral Surveys and Maps of Galicia: Visiting Ancestral Towns and Meeting the Neighbors

May 19 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
at Framingham Public Library, 49 Lexington Street
Framingham, MA 01702 United States
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Joint program of the JGSGB and the Polish Genealogical Society of Massachusetts Please note Framingham location below Andrew Zalewski’s presentation introduces genealogical discoveries and presents several research tools, focusing on multiethnic Galicia during the Habsburg rule (1772–1918).  With the richness of information in cadastral population surveys, we get unique insight into the diverse neighborhoods, from the capital city of Lwów (Lemberg) to small towns, where Polish nobility and members of Jewish Enlightenment (Haskalah), as well as commoners, lived and interacted.  Employing detailed archival…

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