Diaspora Communities – U.S.A. – CALIFORNIA

Articles, Books, Films/Videos, Online Databases

ARTICLES

PARISH PROFILE:  St. George Greek Orthodox Church, Bakersfield, California

Greek-American Communists and the San Francisco General Strike of 1934

The Legend of a Fiend:  John “Blackjack” Jerome and Violent Strikebreaking

Hollywood Mogul Spyros P. Skouras’ Early Years Revealed in Newly-Published Memoir

BOOKS

“GREEKS IN SAN FRANCISCO, Images of America Series” was authored by the Greek Historical Society of the San Francisco Bay Area.  Published by Arcadia Publishing in 2009 – includes 320 Greek names & 225 photos

FILMS/VIDEOS

The Greeks of Los Angeles, Memories and Dreams

ONLINE DATABASES

107 born in Greece – California Cemetery Transcriptions 1850-1960

130 Born in Greece – California, Oakland Alameda County, Newspaper Record Collection 1985-2011

Greece born in California, Sacramento Cemetery Records 1900-1959

2,290 Greece Born – California, County Birth and Death Records – 1800-1994

6,861 Greeks listed in California Death Index, 1940-1997

Greeks in the California Digital Newspaper Collection – FREE search

733 Greeks in California, Prison and Correctional Records, 1851-1950 

700 born in Greece – California, San Francisco Passenger Lists, 1893-1953 

2,582 born in Greece – California, Northern U.S. District Court Naturalization Index, 1852-1989 

1965-1997 California, Death Index – 4,356 Names Listing GREECE as Place of Birth 

1,313 Greece Born – California, Great Registers 1866 – 1910 (Voting Registers) 

9 GREEKS in California, WWI Soldier Service Cards, 1917-1918 

1964 California, Death Index (519 Names Listing GREECE as Place of Birth) 

1852-1932 Shasta County, California, Naturalization Records (21 Born in GREECE) 

1963 California, Death Index (536 Names Listing Greece as Birthplace)

1962 California, Death Index (468 Names Listing Greece as Birthplace) 

California, San Francisco Area Funeral Home Records, 1835-1931 (Born in Greece – 258 Names) 

1961 California, Death Index (480 Names Listing Greece as Birthplace)

1960 California, Death Index (502 Names Listing Greece as Birthplace)

Greeks in the 1852 California State Census

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