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The Kremenets Shtetl CO-OP/Kremenets District Research Group makes all proofed materials for Kremenets-district towns available publicly on this KehilaLinks site or at JRI-Poland.

Unproofed records are posted on a Contributors Site, available to members who have contributed cash, services, or materials.

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Indexed Concordance of Personal Names & Town Names


Master index of personal names & associated town names found in all the documents & datasets translated to date, with source information
One-Step Search of Concordance
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How to Use One-Step Search
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Instructions for using the One-Step Search form
Concordance, Personal Name-Town Name (Excel)
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Concordance, Frequency of Town Names (PDF)

X X Towns in the Concordance, with number of entries
Concordance, Introduction & Guides

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X Guide to the Concordance; explanation of the “Source” & “Location in Source” columns

Translations and Compilations

Kremenets Census (Excel)
CA-182, CAHJP 9997
1563
X Translation of Kremenets Census, originally in Russian; unproofed
Translations of Gravestones from the Kremenets, Vishnevets, and Yampol Cemeteries 1730-1966

Kremenets: 3,153 gravestones, 1838-1966
Vishnevets: 648 gravestones, 1730-1941
Yampol: 77 gravestones, 1779-1944. Available through the JewishGen Online Worldwide Burial Registry
Kremenets Blood Libel Trial (Word)
KDRG 193
1747 X

AGAD Black Book; translation of a record of a trial of Kremenets-area Jews accused of ritual murder, originally in Polish
Vishnevets Residents (Excel)
KDRG 265
1748
X Translation of Vishnevets residents list, originally in Polish; unproofed
Revision List (Census) Translations
FHL (various)
1811-1874 * X (All; Excel) Translations of revision lists (censuses) for Kremenets-district towns from the Family History Library, originally in Russian. About half have been proofread.

*Proofed records searchable at JRI-Poland
Kremenets Fire Losses (PDF)
CA-152, CAHJP HM 2-8967.5
1835 X
Translation of list of residents who suffered losses from fire, originally in Russian
Illegal Fundraising Trial (Word)
CA-031, CAHJP HM 2-8977.5
1837-1841 X
Translation of records on illegal fundraising in Kremenets & Vishnevets, originally in Russian & Yiddish
Conscripted Jews (PDF)
CA-146, CAHJP HM 2-8978.2
1840-1841 X
Translation of Jews conscripted in Oleksinets & Vishnevets, originally in Russian
Kremenets Births 1870…1938 *

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Translations of birth, death, divorce, & marriage records for Kremenets-district towns from the Family History Library & the Central Archives for the History of the Jewish People, originally in Hebrew, Polish, & Russian. Many have not been proofread.

*Proofed records searchable at JRI-Poland
Kremenets Deaths 1870…1929
Kremenets Divorces 1887…1917
Kremenets Marriages 1870…1925
Shumsk Religious School Feepayers (Excel)
CA-251
1877 X
Translated list of individuals paying religious school fees
Slownik Geograficzny: Entries for Vishnevets, Shumsk, Oleksinets, & Kremenets 1880-1904 X
Translations of articles from Geographic Dictionary of the Former Kingdom of Poland and Other Slavic Lands, originally in Polish
Ellis Island Database (EIDB) Extractions (Excel) 1892-1924 X
Extractions of Ellis Island passenger entries for Katerburg, Kremenets, Shumsk, Vishnevets, & Vyshgorodok; includes information not available in the database
Kremenets Voter Lists (Excel)
KDRG 262, 263, 264
1906, 1907, 1912
X Translation of lists of Kremenets-district residents voting in Russian Duma elections, originally in Russian; unproofed
Kremenets Tax Lists (Excel)
CA-266, CA-267
1906, 1911
X Translations of lists of payers of the state housing tax in the city of Kremenets, originally in Russian; unproofed
Kremenetser Society Incorporation Papers, New York (Word) 1909-1914 X
Descriptions of & excerpts from incorporation papers for New-York-based Kremenets organizations
Excerpts, History of the Jews in Russia and Poland 1916 X
Excerpts on Kremenets from this book by Simon Dubnow
American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (JDC) Archives (Excel) 1917-1990 X
Documents, names, lists, photos, and artifacts from the JDC Archives that are associated with Kremenets-district and nearby towns
Joint Distribution Committee Visit to Kremenets (PDF)
NY_AR1921_03260, ID 224216
1919 X
Description of the situation in Kremenets in 1919, with names of 15 Kremenetsers & population of 12 major towns
Joint Distribution Committee Activities, Volhynia-Podolia (PDF)
NY_AR1921_00843, ID 226232
1919-1921 X
Description of the situation in various towns during World War I & the interwar years
Vishnevets Landsmen (Excel) 1920s X
List of people from Vishnevets in Chicago
Pochayever Burial Register, Philadelphia (PDF) 1923-2008 X
Data Formatted translation of registry of Kremenets residents, 1926, originally in Polish.  for 83 burials in the Pochayev Voliner Aid Society section, Har Jehuda Cemetery
Kremenets Jewish Orphans (PDF)
CA-096, CAHJP HM 2-9247.9
1925-1937 X
Translation of records of the Association “Care for the Religious Education of Orphans & Poor Children “Chinuch Yeladim” in Kremenets, originally in Polish
Kremenets Residents List (Excel)
CA-254, CAHJP 4-04
1926
X Translation of registry of Kremenets residents, 1926, originally in Polish; unproofed
Shumsk Residents List (Excel)
CA-255, CAHJP 4-05
1927
X Translation of registry of Shumsk residents, originally in Polish; unproofed
Kremenets Inductees (Excel)
CA-256, CAHJP 4-06
1927
X Translation of 1927 registry of Kremenets inductees born in 1906, conscripted in 1927, originally in Polish; unproofed
Kremenets Jewish Women’s Association (PDF)
CA-082, CAHJP HM 2-9247.5
1927-1934 X
Translation of materials related to the Kremenets branch of the Jewish Women’s Association, originally in Polish
Orphans & Abandoned Children (PDF)
CA-124, CAHJP HM 2-8986.1
1928 X
Translation of records of Society for the Care of the Jewish Orphans & the Abandoned Children in Vishnevets, Pochayev, Belozirka, Vyshgorodok, & Kremenets, originally in Polish
United Jewish Schools--Lanovtsy (PDF)
CA-143, CAHJP HM 2-9246.20
1928 X
Translation of authorization for the opening of a school branch, originally in Polish
Kremenets Merchant Guild Members (Excel)
CA-257, CAHJP 4-07
1933
X Translation of list of guild members, originally in Polish; unproofed
League to Assist Palestine Workers (PDF)
CA-131, CAHJP HM 2-9246.9
1933-1935 X
Translation of names of management committee & members, Belozirka, originally in Polish
Polish Aliyah Passports (Excel) 1933-1948 X
Translations of Polish passports issued for immigration to British Mandate Palestine
Kremenets Crafts Guild Voters (Excel)
CA-258, CAHJP 4-08
1934
X Translation of list of guild voters, originally in Polish; unproofed
Kremenets Tarbut School (Excel)
CA-091, HM2-8982-13
1934 X
Translation of student list with parents’ names, originally in Polish
Kremenets Private Business Owners (Excel)
CA-260, CAHJP 4-09
1934-1935
X Translation of list of business owners, originally in Polish; unproofed
Kremenets Tarbut School (PDF)
CA-099, HM2-8982-14
1934-1936 X
Translation of activity report, & lists of students, teachers, & parent contributors, originally in Polish
Zionist Revisionists, Kremenets & Lanovtsy (Word)
CA-094, CAHJP HM 2-8982.13
1934-1936 X
Translation of material on Organization of the Zionists-Revisionists “Beit haZohar,” Kremenets & Lanovtsy, originally in Polish
Kremenets Feepayers (Excel)
KDRG 095, CAHJP HM 2-9248.15
1935 X
Translated list of Jewish community dues payers, originally in Polish
Kremenets Feepayers (Excel)
CA-102, CAHJP HM 2-9248.21
1936 X
Translation of list of Jewish community dues payers, originally in Polish
Kremenets Illegal Artisans (Excel)
CA-259, CAHJP 4-10
1936
X Translation of list of Illegal craft workshop operators, originally in Polish; unproofed
Kremenets Private Business Owners (Excel)
CA-261, CAHJP 4-11
1936
X Translation of list of business owners, originally in Polish; unproofed
Shumsk Feepayers (Excel)
KDRG 141, CAHJP HM 2-9248.22
1936 X
Translation of list of Jewish community dues payers, originally in Polish
Vishnevets Feepayers (Excel)
CA-174, CAHJP HM 2-9248.20
1936 X
Translation of list of Jewish community dues payers, originally in Polish
Kremenets Tarbut School (PDF)
CA-100, HM 2-8982.15
1936-1937 X
Translation of materials on the school, originally in Polish
Montefiore Jewish Cemetery Plot Map (PDF) & Burials List (PDF)
KDRG 100, HM 2-8982.15
1936-1986 X
List of burials in Kremenetzer Wolyner Benevolent Society cemetery, Queens, New York
Kremenets Committee to Assist German Jewish Refugees (PDF)
CA-110, CAHJP HM2-9246-12
1938 X
Translation of materials on this committee, originally in Polish
Shumsk-Pochayev Jewish Community Elections (Word)
CA-142, CAHJP HM 2-9247.102-2-605
1938-1939 X
Translation of election documents and 1938 Shumsk Jewish Community budget, originally in Polish
Jewish Population of Kremenets-District Towns (Excel) 1939 X
Extract from Pinkas haKehilot, with population of Volhynia towns
Fleeing Warsaw for Krzemieniec (PDF) 1939 X
Account by U.S. ambassador to Poland of fleeing Warsaw to relocate in Kremenets
In the Clutches of the NKVD in Krzemieniec (PDF) 1939-1941 X
Account of imprisonment in Kremenets, by Edmund Bosakowski
USHMM Lists, Individuals Associated with Kremenets-District Towns (Excel) 1939-1945 X
Compilation of records of people from Kremenets-district towns in the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum Survivors & Victims Database
Yad Vashem Central Database, Names Associated with Kremenets-District Towns (Excel) 1939-1945 X
Compilation of records of people from Kremenets-district towns in Yad Vashem's Central Database of Shoah Victims' Names
Child Survivors of the Shoah, JHI (PDF) 1939-1945 X
Translation of list of 6 Kremenets survivors, from the Jewish Historical Institute, Warsaw, originally in Polish
Refugees from Kremenets-District Towns to Tashkent, Uzbekistan (Excel)
USHMM RG-75.002
1941-1942 X
Translations of registration cards of Jewish refugees to Tashkent, Uzbekistan from Kremenets-district towns, originally in Russian
Jews who perished in Lanovtsy, Vishnevets, Vyshgorodok (Excel)
KDRG/YVA 0054, KDRG/YVA 0118, KDRG/YVA 0119
1941-1944
X Translation of records of the Extraordinary State Commission to Investigate German-Fascist Crimes, originally in Russian; unproofed
Holocaust of the Jews from Krzemieniec (Word) 1942 X
Translation of article by Jerzy Struminski, originally in Polish
Kremenets Uprising (Word) 1942 X
Extract from The Holocaust of Volhynian Jews, by Shmuel Spector
Perished Family Members of Fayvil Raysman (PDF)
KDRG/YVA 0028
1943 X
Translation of list from the Yad Vashem Holocaust Victims Register, originally in Hebrew
1944 Witnesses from Shumsk (Word)
KDRG/YVA 0113
1944 X
Translation of records of the Extraordinary State Commission to Investigate German-Fascist Crimes, originally in Russian
Kremenitzer Yoyvl 35, 1915–1950 1950 * X (Word) Translation of the 35th Anniversary Book of the Kremenitzer Wolyner Benevolent Association, New York, originally in Yiddish
*Via link to the JewishGen Yizkor Book Project
Pinkas Kremenits: Sefer zikaron 1954 * X (Word) Translation of yizkor (memorial) book, Tel Aviv, originally in Hebrew & Yiddish

*Via link to the JewishGen Yizkor Book Project
Pitshayever yizker-bukh 1960 *
Translation of yizkor (memorial) book, Philadelphia, originally in Yiddish

*Via link to the JewishGen Yizkor Book Project
Ayara be-lehavot; Pinkas Yampola 1963 *
Translation of yizkor (memorial) book, Jerusalem, originally in Hebrew & Yiddish

*Via link to the JewishGen Yizkor Book Project
Kremenits, Vyshgorodek, un Potshayuv yizkor bukh 1965 *
Translation of yizkor (memorial) book, Buenos Aires, originally in Yiddish

*Via link to the JewishGen Yizkor Book Project
Radzivilov: Sefer Zikaron 1966 * X (Word) Translation of yizkor (memorial) book, Tel Aviv, originally in Hebrew & Yiddish

*Via link to the JewishGen Yizkor Book Project
Sefer zikaron 1966 *
Translation of the Kremenets Memorial Album at the Seminar haKibbutzim, Tel Aviv

*Via link to the JewishGen Yizkor Book Project
Kol Yotzei Kremenits (veShumsk) beYisrael ve'batfutsot, Booklets 1-19 1967-1995 * X (Word) Translations of 19 newsletters by Organization of Kremenets (& Shumsk) Emigrants, Tel Aviv, originally in Hebrew & Yiddish

*Via link to the JewishGen Yizkor Book Project
Sefer zikaron Le-Kedoshei Szumsk 1968 *
Translation of yizkor (memorial) book, Tel Aviv, originally in Hebrew & Yiddish

*Via link to the JewishGen Yizkor Book Project
Lanovits: sefer zikaron le-kedoshei lanovits she-nispu be-shoat ha-natsim 1970 *
Translation of yizkor (memorial) book, Tel Aviv, originally in Hebrew & Yiddish

*Via link to the JewishGen Yizkor Book Project
Sefer Vishnivits 1970 * X (Word) Translation of yizkor (memorial) book, Tel Aviv, originally in Hebrew & Yiddish

*Via link to the JewishGen Yizkor Book Project
New York City Kremenitzer Volyner Society (PDF) 1973 X
Description of New York City Kremenets organization
Pinkas HaKehilot 1976 * X (Word) Translated encyclopedia entries for towns in & near the Kremenets district, originally in Hebrew

*Via link to the JewishGen Yizkor Book Project
Kremenets Towns in Cohen’s Shtetl Finder 1980 X
Entries from from Shtetl Finder Gazetteer
Jewish Population of Selected Towns in the Kremenets Area (PDF) 2001 X
From a now-defunct website, Besht.org
Kremenets Business Attitude Survey (PDF) 2007 X
USAID survey to assess business structure & environment
Kremenets Community Profile (PDF) 2007 X
USAID profile: historical overview, economy, population, infrastructure, environment, tourism, & goals
Maps Various X
Maps of Kremenets-district towns, Volhynia, the Russian empire, & others from various eras
Memoirs Various X
Memoirs by or about people from Kremenets-district towns
People Various X
Biographies of people & families from Kremenets
Photos Various X
Photos of Kremenets-district towns, people, & families
Travel Reports Various X
Reports from modern-day visits to the Kremenets district

Project Descriptions & Data Analyses

Cemeteries Project Description of Kremenets Jewish cemeteries & efforts to restore, maintain, & memorialize them
DNA Project (PDF) Description of a DNA project to explore connections among Kremenets descendant
Guide to Ellis Island Records from the Kremenets District (PDF) Explanation of extractions of Kremenets-district records from the Ellis Island Database
Ellis Island Database, Shumsk Immigration (PowerPoint) 2010 presentation at the Kremenets-Shumsk memorial observance in Israel
Ellis Island Database, Shumsk Immigration (Word) Text of 2010 presentation at the Kremenets-Shumsk memorial observance in Israel
Ellis Island Database, Vishnevets Immigration (PowerPoint) 2010 presentation at the Kremenets-Shumsk memorial observance in Israel
Russian Revision Lists for the Kremenets District (PDF) Description of Russian Revizskie Skazki (censuses) & the translation project
Vital Records of Kremenets Description & analysis of Kremenets vital records

Inventories & Source Lists

KDRG Document Acquisitions and Status (Excel) Catalog of all records & documents KDRG has identified; includes source & current status
Archival Research Locations and Documents in Poland and Ukraine (Word) Inventory & description of documents relating to Kremenets-district towns
Kremenets Area Index to Polish and Russian Documents (Excel) Index to Kremenets-district documents at the Central Archives for the History of the Jewish People
Kremenets, Oleksinets, Shumsk, & Vishnevets Resources (Word) List of Kremenets-district documents in Polish Sources at the Central Archives for the History of the Jewish People
Inventory of Jewish Records on Microfilms Held by FHL Family History Library’s Jewish records

Translation & Transliteration Guides

Given Names, Male, Hebrew & Russian Graphics (PDF) Images of Hebrew/Yiddish & Russian names & terms extracted from vital records & revision lists for Kremenets-district towns, with English transliteration for each
Given Names, Female, Hebrew & Russian Graphics (PDF)
Surnames, Hebrew & Russian Graphics (PDF)
Keywords & Phrases from Revision Lists (PDF) Images from the Revision Lists, with transliterations & translations from Russian
Professions from 1935-1936 Feepayer Lists (PDF) Translations from Polish
Records, Causes of Death, Hebrew & Russian Graphics (PDF) Images of Hebrew/Yiddish & Russian terms from vital records for Kremenets-district towns, with English translations
Vital Records, Keywords, Hebrew & Russian Graphics (PDF)
Vital Records, Column Headings (PDF) Headings found in birth, death, divorce, & marriage records
Vital Records, Sample Page (JPG) Image of a typical vital records page
Vital Records, Templates (Excel) Templates for translating birth, death, divorce, & marriage records
Hebrew & Yiddish Transliteration Guidelines (PDF) Guide for transliterating Hebrew & Yiddish
Russian Transliteration Guides (PDF) List of guides to the Russian (Cyrillic) alphabet
Yiddish Ligatura (PDF) Guide to letter combinations in cursive Yiddish




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