has returned in its expanded and improved second edition!
See why the First Edition SOLD OUT fast. The second edition has sold out too. There may be no third edition.
What is The German Research Companion? A big volume of facts and references to aid German family history researchers, and also to assist German Americans to gain a better understanding of their heritage.
The German Research Companion, by Shirley J. Riemer, does its work by means of a huge and comprehensive index. Topics include hundreds of reference items and thousands of facts:
It also offers extensive information about American research tools needed to trace German-speaking immigrant ancestors to their origins.
This book has been designed as a reference work to be kept at one's elbow throughout the search for one's Germanic ancestors. Written in clear English, in easy-to-read expository style, it should erase much of the intimidation typically suffered by immigrants' descendants who don't speak or read German.