Documenting Maine Jewry : Related Links and Emails
| Colby's Maine Jewish History Project || web.colby.edu/jewsinmaine/about/ ||firstname.lastname@example.org |
| Colby’s Maine Jewish History Project fosters research on Jewish life in Maine,
sharing the results of this research with current and former Mainers and also with students and scholars
of American Jewish history. David Freidenreich, Pulver Family Assistant Professor of Jewish Studies
at Colby College, directs the project and edits this website. This site currently presents work by
Colby students on Jewish life in Kennebec County and at Colby during the early and mid-20th century.
As it grows, the site will also present work on other aspects of Maine’s Jewish history written by
Colby undergraduates, students at other institutions, and community historians. |
| Maine Historical Society (MHS) || www.MaineHistory.org || email@example.com |
| MHS is the state's lead historical society with archives in Portland.
www.MaineJews.org will be working cooperatively with MHS under the umbrella
title of Maine Jewish History Initiative (MJHI). The initial joint undertaking of the MJHI will be an in-state
survey of the currently preserved historical documents and artifacts on Maine Jewry,
the identification of those items now in private or public hands that should be better preserved and
the collection of new data that is appropriate now for inclusion in DOMJ's on-line database.
MJHI will subsequently establish a state-wide advisory body to provide guidance to the participants in MJHI,
to nurture an enhanced interest in Maine Jewish history,
and to generate additional resources for historical work on Maine Jewry. |
| Jewish Genealogical Society Of Greater Boston (JGSGB) || www.jgsgb.org || firstname.lastname@example.org |
| JGSGB is a non-profit organization dedicated to the growth, study and exchange of ideas and information among people interested in Jewish genealogical research and family history.
They provide access to extensive research materials, conduct monthly workshops, meetings and seminars with speakers on a wide range of topics.
and publish a newsletter, Mass-Pocha. JGSGB has provided www.MaineJews.org with access to the marriage and death announcements
from The Jewish Advocate.
| SJean Byers Sampson Center for
Diversity in Maine at the University of Southern Maine (USM)
||library.usm.maine.edu/specialcollections/jbscenter.html || email@example.com |
The Sampson Center for Diversity collects material documenting the ongoing histories of diverse communities.
Current collections represent the African American, Jewish, and Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender communities.
In this regard, the Sampson Center provides archive support for original Maine Jewish institutional and family records.
The Maine Jewish History Project assists the Sampson Center is locating documents and artifacts for preservation.
| American Jewish Historical Society - New England Branch || www.ajhsboston.org ||firstname.lastname@example.org |
| The American Jewish Historical Society - New England Branch serves as the
archival repository for the documentary record of Jewish life in the Greater Boston area and New England
communities, and the home of the reference library of the Jewish Genealogical Society of Greater Boston.
The AJHS-New England Collections is located on the fifth floor of the NEHGS Library at 99-101 Newbury Street, Boston, Massachusetts.
DMJ and AJHS-New England are helping each other share documents and photographs on Maine's Jewish communities |
| JewishGen || www.jewishgen.org || |
| JewishGen is the lead repository of information on Jewish genealogy on the web.
The Maine Jewish History Project provides JewishGen with information on Jewish burials in Maine for
their international Jewish burial registry. The Maine Jewish History Project has also
provided access to www.MaineJews.org for special use during two International Conferences on Jewish
| Jewish Community Alliance (JCA) || www.mainejewish.org || email@example.com |
|The JCA is a nonprofit organization serving the Jewish population throughout
The JCA develops and supports diverse programs, education, and services in order to
to build Jewish community locally, in Israel and throughout the world.
JCA is the financial sponsor of www.mainejews.org .|
Maine Jewish Cemeteries
| For contact information on Maine Jewish cemeteries throughout the State ||see on-line cemetery addresses and contact information || |
Jewish Community History Sites
| Jewish Women's Archive (JWA) || jwa.org || |
|The mission of the Jewish Women's Archive (JWA) is to uncover, chronicle,
and transmit to a broad public the rich history of American Jewish women. A national non-profit
organization founded in 1995 and based in Brookline, MA, the JWA presents the stories,
struggles, and achievements of Jewish women in North America.
Maine Community History Sites
| The Maine Genealogical Society (MGS) || || |
|MGS is a non-profit charitable and educational organization. It was founded in 1976 to collect, exchange, preserve, and publish genealogical records, related documents, and information; and to promote and encourage interest and scholarship in genealogy and family history of the State of Maine. |
| Association of Small Maine Musuems (AMM) ||Mainemuseums.org || |
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