Welcome to Generations Press!
Generations Press offers a variety of genealogical books and research tools in the
areas of Jewish genealogy, Southern California resources, immigration research, and map
reproductions. Our first book was published in 2001, but we also sell a wide
selection of new and used books from other publishers. Please visit the different sections of our web site
listed below, and review our catalogs of available books and maps. Thanks for
shopping at Generations Press!
Our first volume is available now! Southern
California Vital Records: Volume 1, Los Angeles County 1850-1859 is an
index to births, marriages and deaths in Los Angeles County at a time when public vital
records were incomplete or non-existent. Read about our other planned publications
on our Generations Press Publications page.
Generations Press also offers a variety of used books, publishers'
closeouts and remainders related to Jewish genealogy & California local history,
as well as maps, atlases, gazetteers, travel guides and other geographically oriented
books. Our focus is on titles that we can offer at very low prices to cost-conscious
genealogists. The selection constantly changes, so please stop by to see what we
Map Sales Discontinued on March 1, 2008
As of March 1, 2008, Generations Press discontinued the sale of
reproductions. While we may resume selling map reproductions at some
time in the future, for now, we will concentrate on books related to Jewish
genealogy and Southern California research. Please see our Links page for
map reproductions from other
Ted Gostin, the owner of Generations Press, is a professional genealogist in Los
Angeles and the founder of Gostin Research Associates. This firm provides
genealogical research in two areas: 1) researching family trees, specializing in
Jewish genealogy and Southern California resources; and 2) locating missing or unknown
heirs to unclaimed assets. Check out Ted Gostin's research page for more
information on research assistance in these areas.
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What's New at Generations Press?
Recently Acquired Used Books
The following used books have recently been added -- see our
online catalog for more information.
bk0627 Nadeau, Remi.
CITY-MAKERS: THE STORY OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA'S FIRST
BOOM, 1868-76. $18.00. Shipping: $4.00.
bk0628 Wright, Judy.
CLAREMONT: A PICTORIAL HISTORY. $20.00.
Shipping - $5.00.
bk0630 Rosenbaum, Fred.
VISIONS OF REFORM: CONGREGATION EMANU-EL AND THE JEWS OF SAN FRANCISCO 1849-1999.
$18.00. Shipping - $4.00.
Rosemary Lord. LOS ANGELES THEN &
NOW. $15.00. Shipping - $4.00.
bk0643 Swift, Michael.
HISTORICAL MAPS OF IRELAND. $20.00.
Shipping - $4.00.
bk0665 Franzwa, Gregory M.
MAPS OF THE OREGON TRAIL. $25.00. Shipping - $5.00.
bk0537 Stern, Malcolm H.
FIRST AMERICAN JEWISH FAMILIES; 600 GENEALOGIES 1654-1977. $100.00.
Shipping - $6.00.
bk0631 Abramski-Bligh, Irit, Editor.
PINKAS HA-KEHILLOT, or ENCYCLOPEDIA OF JEWISH COMMUNITIES: LIBYA AND TUNISIA.
$30.00. Shipping - $5.00.
bk0637 Weiner, Miriam.
JEWISH ROOTS IN POLAND: PAGES FROM THE PAST AND
ARCHIVAL INVENTORIES. $40.00. Shipping - $5.00.
NARRATIVE OF A MISSION OF INQUIRY TO THE JEWS FROM THE
CHURCH OF SCOTLAND IN 1839. $40.00. Shipping - $3.00.
bk0639 Rosenstein, Neil.
THE UNBROKEN CHAIN. $15.00.
Shipping - $4.00.
bk0641 Stanislaw Markowski.
KRAKOWSKI KAZIMIERZ DZIELNICA ZYDOWSKA 1870-1988 (KAZIMIERZ, THE JEWISH QUARTER OF CRACOW 1870-1988). $30.00.
Shipping - 4.00.
bk0664 Saleski, Gdal.
FAMOUS MUSICIANS OF JEWISH ORIGIN. $30.00.
Shipping - $6.00.
bk0663 Tobias, Henry J.
A HISTORY OF THE JEWS OF NEW MEXICO. $12.00. Shipping: $4.00.
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