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What's New?
The Sept. 28 André Hammann German Immigration in Brazil – Historical and Cultural Aspectpresentation video is now posted in the members-only section. On Oct. 5, the three handouts were posted.
 Digitized Der Blumenbaum Journals – All scanning is now complete and the entire collection is posted! Rcently posted on this website are:
Vol. 13 no. 1 - replaced back page: posted Sept. 11
Vol. 16 no. 2 - replaced pages 54 & 91: posted Sept. 11
Vol. 19 & 25 nos. 1 & 2, Vol. 34 no. 4: Posted Sept. 6
Vol. 23: posted Sept. 5
Vol. 14 no. 3 and 15 no. 2: posted Aug. 31
Vol. 16 no. 2, 3 & 4: posted Aug. 30
Vol. 16 no. 1: posted Aug. 27
Vol. 17 & 18: posted Aug. 22
Vol. 29: now available to non-members as of Aug. 22
Vol. 24: posted Aug. 2
Can you trace your ancestors back to the brave and hearty Germans who immigrated to Pennsylvania? Is there a Palatine in your past? Please check out our new Pennsylvania German Special Interest Group on the SGGS website, and join our new Facebook group!
Researching Schleswig-Holstein? – The International German Genealogy Partnership (IGGP) is circulating the URL links to a Jan. 30 connection session on that topic (video recording, handouts). Display the links.
Time Zones – Online events can task place anywhere and you are frequently faced with doing time zone conversions. On the Live Webinars FAQ page, you will find an easy to use time zone converter that has be pre-configured by SGGS to show times for the most commonly referenced time zones.
Pommern Research Video – Recording of the 2nd ONLINE POMMERN CONNECTION SESSION of the Pommerscher Greif, the Ahnenforscher Stammtisch Unna and the International German Genealogy Partnership (IGGP) in the English language from December 19th, 2020.
New links and files posted – Go to the links and files options under Resources. The new entries are denoted with a "NEW" marker. Includes many links to Prussian reearch in Germany, a Germans from Lithuania name index and free German music. And just added is a link to a FamilySearch page containing videos for those doing Austro-Hungarian research.

SGGS' Online Store

The SGGS Online Store which sells Der Blumenbaum back issues and a few mechandise items is temporarily closed. It will reopen soon with an all new look and easier to use customer interface. If you have any questions about ordering merchandise, please contact SGGS <>.
SGGS also looking for people to help with sales during meetings and to ship items ordered online. If you would like volunteer, please contact SGGS at any of its meetings or the foregoing email address.


Upcoming Events
Oct 23
FALL WEBINAR: Your Ancestors & The World of Cartography: Pinpointing Time and Location
Join us on Saturday for three presentations focusing on the use of maps and how to find the ones you need. Melinda Kashuba: Using Maps to Trace and Depict German Migration and Settlement in the United States Előd Biszak: Arcanum Maps: Historical Maps Online (Georeferencing & Historical European Maps) Heiko Mühr: The Long Shadow of the Habsburg Empire: A Hidden Collection of Austrian Maps Emerges (including UC Berkeley’s collection of WWII German Captured Maps) Presentation Details   Event fee: $20 Note: Payment must be proivded using your credit or debit card. Payment processing is performed by the online PayPal service.   Register and ...