Polish Research Information

Research Links for Polish American Research


Over the years I have found different sources of information on Polish Immigrants in America.  Here is where I will post what I hope will be an ever growing list.

Having trouble pronouncing Polish words?  These first 2 links may help:

http://www.sassyjanegenealogy.com/updated-index-to-hamburg-passenger-lists/
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kiev_Offensive_(1920)
http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~transcriptions/buffalopolishnewspaperspage.htm - links to Old Fulton History site.
http://www.thenews.pl/1/11/Artykul/171249,WWII-hero-Wojtek-the-Bear-statue-unveiled
http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~transcriptions/buffalonyhomepage.htm
http://www.polishroots.org/Home/tabid/37/Default.aspx
Galicia_(Eastern_Europe)
https://www.facebook.com/KresySiberia/posts/661571160585884?fref=nf

Polish Migration

THE SOVIET INVASION OF POLAND DURING WORLD WAR TWO Fallen Soldiers
The Polish Genealogical Society (PTG)
Polish family tree

Common Polish Given Names and their English Equivalent

Cultural Information

Volhynia Massacre
http://www.poloniamusic.com/FolkMusic.html
THE WILNO HERITAGE SOCIETY

A list of names in Poland
Learn about Polish names
Warsaw Memorial Video
world-war-ii-invasion-of-poland-1939-color-photos

Poland Blogosphere

Thomas Jefferson's broken promise

Bloody Sunday in Volhynia 11 July 1943

Roman Kwasniewski Photographs
Polish Christmas Traditions
100 Things Every Polish American Should Do
Shutterbug: how one female photographer produced an invaluable record of communist Poland

How Poland Saved the World from Russia

Burial Information

On many Polish prayer cards and headstones the letters Sp or S.P. will appear before the name.  The meaning of this is: Świętej pamięci ("holy memory") - a Polish traditional title of passed Christians.