PGSCTNE Visits New Britain Library History Room

On September 28th, members of the PGSCTNE were given a private tour of the Local History Room located in the New Britain Public Library. The history room contains a large collection of records related to the history of New Britain, including many documents specific to the local Polish community....

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Creating Databases For You

Every Wednesday morning a dedicated group of PGSCTNE volunteers gather to work on society projects. We proofread material typed by at-home volunteers for our data bases, scan materials, index records, sort and catalogue newspapers, inventory publications and do a myriad of tasks to create...

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Understanding Estate Inventories

The estate inventories first and foremost purpose is taxation and enumerating the duties and obligations of the serfs who labored on the estates themselves or in villages owned by the same landowner. While finances are the raison d’être of such documents, they are not devoid, as you will see, of...

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