Recommended sites



FamilySearch.orgGliwiceCzęstochowa – Service includes scans of vital records compiled by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

Collections AP Katowice on


SEARCH ENGINES – Search prisoners of war from World War I – Search dead German soldiers

Laboratory History Silesian Uprisings – page of the Silesian Museum in Katowice (search engine insurgents)

Information about prisoners Auschwitz-Birkenau

Silesian indexes Genetec


MAPS – Old city maps

Storehouse Górnośląska – old maps of Silesia – database of place names and maps from the area of ​​Silesia.



BOOKS AND PRESS – digitization of the press Silesian

Silesian Digital Library

Digital Library of Silesian University of Technology – Silesian Internet Library Historical Collections

Silesian Library

Jniba – Scientific Information Centre and Academic Library


Palace in Świerklaniec – The palace website dedicated to non-existent in Świerklaniec, contains a lot of old photos Świerklańca – An interesting site dedicated Śląskowi maximum –  very interesting site dedicated to Siewierz – free online magazine dedicated to the history Tarnowski Mountains and surrounding areas

Piekary Slaskie in the lens – private site about the history of the city on the old and contemporary photographs

forgotten Rybnik

Rozbark past and today

Katowice formerly