Shtetl Finder: Jewish Communities in the 19th and Early 20th Centuries in the Pale of Settlement of Russia and Poland, and in Lithuania, Latvia, Galicia, and Bukovina, with Names of Residents
Lists over 2,000 Jewish communities in eastern Europe, giving locations and lists the names of some Jews known to have lived in each community as compiled from newspapers, book subscriber lists, directories, etc.; of great value for locating obscure commu
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The 'Shtetl Finder' USED to be an essential reference for determining the names and locations of Eastern European towns with Jewish communities and for Holocaust research. But then in 1991 the first edition of Mokotoff and Sack's 'Where Once We Walked: A Guide to the Jewish Communities Destroyed in the Holocaust' came out...I personally haven't bothered using 'Shtetl Finder' since.