Ethnic and Immigration Resources Toolkit

By Sharon DeBartolo Carmack Premium

Ethnic and Immigration Resources

Immigration and Naturalization Service, History Office, 425 I St. NW, Washington, DC 20536, <>

National Archives and Records Administration, 700 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20408, (202) 501-5400, <>. For regional offices’ street, e-mail and Web addresses; telephone and fax numbers; and holdings and areas served, see <>.

Federation of Eastern European Family History Societies, Box 510898, Salt Lake City, UT 84151, <>

Immigrant Ships Transcribers Guild <>

Ellis Island, Immigrant Wall of Honor and American Family Immigration History Center <>

Family History Library’s Foreign SourceCuides and Research Outlines <>. Research outlines are currently available for Canada (all provinces), Denmark, England, France, Germany, Ireland, Latin America, Norway, Philippines, Scotland, Sweden, Wales and all states in the United States.

Kin Ships <>. Order prints of your ancestor’s ship.

On the Bookshelf

American Naturalization Records, 1790-1990: What They Are and How to Use Them, by John J. Newman (Heritage Quest)

Guide to Naturalization Records of the United States by Christina K. Schaefer (Genealogical Publishing Co.)

Immigrant and Passenger Arrivals: A Select Catalog of the National Archives Microfilm Publications, 2nd edition (National Archives Trust Fund Board) or see <>

Ships of Our Ancestors by Michael J. Anuta (Genealogical Publishing Co.)

They Became Americans: Finding Naturalization Records and Ethnic Origins by Loretto Dennis Szucs (Ancestry)

They Came in Ships: A Guide to Finding Your Immigrant Ancestor’s Ship, revised edition, by John Philip Colletta (Ancestry)

A Genealogist’s Guide to Discovering Your Immigrant J Ethnic Ancestors by Sharon DeBartolo Carmack (Betterway)
From the December 2000 issue of Family Tree Magazine