Registration, Residence & Exit Routes Under the Tsars

March 18, 2018 Newton $5.00 0
(Photo: konstantinks/iStock)
(Photo: konstantinks/iStock)

Records from the Russian Empire show that people were often registered as citizens of one town but lived in another. What was the system of registration and residence permits under the tsars and later in the Soviet Union? How were people divided into social estates?  How did our ancestors obtain steamship tickets and travel from their shtetls to the steamship ports? How can these records and historical knowledge help us trace our families before they emigrated?

Alan Shuchat is a retired professor of mathematics at Wellesley College. He has researched his family’s history for several decades and traced branches back to around 1800. He is the coordinator of Jewish Genealogical Society of Greater Boston’s Ukraine Special Interest Group.

Registration is free for members and $5 for non-members. Refreshments will be served.

Find more information at JGSGB.org.

+ More... - Less...
Fact Sheet
When
Sunday, March 18, 2018, 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Where
Temple Emanuel
385 Ward St
Newton, MA 02459
Price
$5.00 Non-members

CJP provides the above links concerning third-party events for your convenience only. CJP has no control over the content of the linked-to websites or events they describe, and accepts no responsibility for the websites, including any advertising or products or services on or available from such sites, or for any loss or damage that may arise from your attending, or registering to attend, the described events. If you decide to access any of the third-party websites linked to below, you do so entirely at your own risk and subject to the terms and conditions of use for such websites and event attendance. CJP is not responsible or liable to you or any third party for the content or accuracy of any materials provided by any third parties. All statements and/or opinions expressed in the linked-to materials or at the described events, and all commentary, articles and other content provided at the third-party websites or at the events, are solely the opinions and the responsibility of the persons or entities operating the linked-to websites and events. The inclusion of any link on this website does not imply that CJP endorses the described event, or the linked-to website or its operator.

More From...

More In...

More At...