Table of contents for Entrepreneurial spirit in America : Rudd, Kortz, Finkenstein, Levand / Irene Saunders Goldstein & Eileen Polakoff.


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Understanding Genealogical Conventions: A Quick Guide
Missing Information
Reliability of Information
Name Styles
Identification Numbers: D'Aboville System
Index
Corrections and Additions
Family Tree of the Jewish People
Privacy
Introduction
Families Intertwined
Part 1. Rudnitsky Family
Gershon Shapiro Family
1 Family Names
Shapiro
Rudnitsky
Steinhardt
2 Where Did We Come From, When, and Why?
Lithuanian Jewry
The Family in the Old Country
Ships' Passage to America
3 Chicago
Jews in Chicago
Making a Living
4 Joseph Shapiro Rudnitsky and His Family
Coming to America
Business Enterprises
Bedona Beaten by Intruder
Saturday Nights with Family
Interactions
5 Barney
Jewish Denver



Cigars and Barrels
Family Ties
Religious Values
Barney's Later Years
Barney and Anna Remembered
6 Mike
7 George
8 Sarah
9 Hyman
10 Rose
11 Dina
12 "Kissing Cousins"
Shapiro
Canel
Kubelsky
Nierman
Part 2. Kortz Family
Ber Chotz Family
13 Kortz Family Story
Economic Life
Jewish Life
Possible Family in Europe and the Holocaust
14 Descendants of Ber Chotz
Part 3. Finkenstein Family
Finkenstein Family
15 Finkenstein Family Story
About the Name
Emigration to America
Omaha Connection
Possible Relatives
Omaha Jewish Community
Move to California
Grocers and Beyond
Tragedy in the Family
16 Descendants of Joseph L. Finkenstein
Part 4. Levand Family
Solomon Levand Family
17 Levand Family Story
About the Name
Benjamin Levand's Family 
Life in Cincinnati and Dayton, Ohio
Moving West to Denver



Levands of Denver
Move to Kansas
Levand Brothers
Elenore and the Levands
Community Spirit and Human Rights
18 Descendants of Solomon Levand
Appendixes
Appendix A. Family of Itzak Nierman of Veisiejai, Lithuania
Appendix B. Family of Dora Goalstone Pellish Finkenstein
Appendix C. Finkenstein Families,
Appendix D. Batt Families of Omaha
Appendix E. Svir, Lithuania
Our Small Town (Yizkor book)
Highlights of the History of Swir
Geographical and Economical Situation
General Appearance
Appendix F. Brest-Litovsk Internal Passport Applications
Appendix G. New York Times, December 28, 1995,
"To Be Suddenly Part of a Very Big Family Tree"
Notes
Part 1. Rudnitsky Family
Part 2. Kortz Family
Part 3. Finkenstein Family
Part 4. Levand Family
Appendix A
References
U.S. Census Records
Passenger Arrival Manifests
Vital Records (Birth, Marriage, and Death)
Newspaper Articles
Other Published Sources
Miscellaneous Sources
Family Sources








Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Rudd family, Kortz family, Finkenstein family, Levand family, Jews United States Genealogy