Sunday, February 11, 2007

Five More Tips for Polish Genealogy Research in Detroit

There are more than 5 great sources for researching your Polish immigrant ancestors in Detroit. So in addition to the previous 5 tips I've mentioned, I'd like to give you 5 more:
  1. The William Gorski Collection at the Library of Michigan in Lansing, MI. The Gorski Collection is extensive and the majority of it is from the metro Detroit area. The collection includes Polish newspapers, church anniversary books, local histories, slides and photographs, and more.
  2. Polish Genealogical Society of Michigan. The PGSM has meetings open to the public and a society journal for members. Very helpful organization for those just getting started with their research.
  3. Ceil Jensen's web site has a nice section on Michigan/Detroit including a list of local area resources. You can also find out more about her books most of which are topical to Detroit area Polonia.
  4. Detroit Area Polonia and the city of Hamtramck Genealogical Website. This site is a treasure trove of information for those interested in Polish genealogical research in the Detroit area, especially in Hamtramck.
  5. The WayneGenWeb web site. This site for Wayne County, Michigan has lots of resources for Detroit area research in general.
There you have it, a total of 10 great resources for researching Polish immigrant ancestors in Detoit, Michigan. Have you got some resources to share from your neck of the woods? The deadline for the Carnival of Genealogy is February 15th. If you'd like to share your secret stash of resources don't forget to submit them for the next edition of the Carnival here.