microfilm preservation, collection database development, library reference, library collection maintenance, and genealogy research
Honors and Awards
- Beta Phi Mu Honor Society (2013)
- Golden Key International Honour Society (2011)
- Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society
Syncing Online with Genealogy Software Chronicles (2016)
Article on syncing with “FamilySearch certified” genealogy software. Article discusses three brands of software which are approved and can sync with the FamilySearch website. The three software programs include Ancestral Quest, Legacy, and RootsMagic.
INS Subject Index: Jewish Refugee files from WWI and WWII 35th International Conference on Jewish Genealogy (2015)
Lecture handout. See attached PowerPoint Lecture. Discussion of Ancestry.com database, "INS Subject Index" to locate records of displaced persons from WW1 and WWII. Database has scanned copy of index card images listing records of displaced ...
Using the Veterans Administration to Obtain Records on Deceased Veterans Chronicles (2015)
Update from an older article,("Using the VA to Get WWII Military Records" Chronicles, Vol. 22, Iss. 4). Available at: http://works.bepress.com/jamesgross/4/ This updated article focuses on using the VA to obtain military records on one's deceased relatives. Primary ...
The usefulness of genealogy newsletters and blogs Chronicles (2014)
Discuss the usefulness of reading genealogy newsletters and blogs by genealogists. The genealogist can use these resources to help them improve and enhance their existing information seeking skills. These printed and virtual publications can help ...
Balch Institute Microfilm Collection Balch Institute Microfilm Collection (2013)
This report lists the Balch Institute microfilm holdings held at the Historical Society of Pennsylvania (HSP), in the Albert M. Greenfeld Microfilm room. A microfilm survey,(unpublished), was previously conducted on the Balch Institute microfilm holdings, ...
A Useful Resource for Tracing Immigrants Who Entered the US Through Ellis Island Chronicles (2013)
Brief summary of a useful online search engine for locating relatives within the Ellis Island, Port of NY, online passenger list database. It is the Steve Morse search engine, called the “Ellis Island Gold Form".
Three Presentations at the Boston Conference that Taught Me New Approaches, Immigration and Naturalization Service Citizen Records: Beyond the Basics Chronicles (2013)
Brief review of a talk by staff employee, Mr. Wilske, of the US Immigration and Naturalization Service. Lecture was held during the annual Jewish Genealogy Conference held in Boston, Mass.
Social networking websites: A virtual playground for genealogists Chronicles (2011)
Article on the use and usefulness of social networking websites for genealogists. Focuses on using these websites to identify, contact, and interact with distant relatives in this virtual environment. Previously published in 2010, Pastfinder.