Wednesday, June 20, 2012

Gravestone Resources

The Jewish Atlantic World Database has over 3,000 photos of gravestones.  Most of these are Jewish gravestones, though there are also stones from a slave cemetery in Newport and a Creole Cemetery in Suriname.  I have included in the database handouts for using gravestones in the classroom or for genealogical research on the resources page. For an introduction on why scholars use gravestones and what to look for in gravestones watch these short webinars:



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