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Austro-Hungarian Empire Geography (Austro-Hungarian track)
Austro-Hungarian Empire Geography Participants will learn historical jurisdictional and cultural geography of the Austro-Hungarian Empire. This will include boundary changes and ethno-linguistic geography and how these things affect record keeping. Participants will be introduced to a major gazetteer that is used for Austro-Hungarian Empire research.
Meyer’s Gazetteer Now Online, Indexed and Fully Searchable! (German track)
Meyer’s Gazetteer Now Online, Indexed and Fully Searchable! Learn the history of the project, how to search for places, special search features, how to use the maps, find surrounding parishes and civil registry offices, strategies for searching, and other features.
Genteam.at: Website for Research in Austria, the Czech Republic, Slovenia & Slovakia (Austro-Hungarian track)
Come learn some of the many resources on the site Genteam.au. This site covers modern-day Austria and some of the other areas of the former Austro-Hungarian Empire. Much time will be spent on the gazetteer, which is indispensable for research in some of the former Crown Lands.