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German Genealogy Cross-Index - from FEEFHS.
I always think of John Movious' work with the Federation of Eastern European
Family History Societies located at: http://feefhs.org/indexger.html
Of particular interest with your "Black Forest" (Schwartzwald)
research is this site I found by by visiting Cyndi's List - Black Forest Genealogy
Of course, you'll visit by John Fuller & Chris Gaunt's phenomenal
Genealogy Resources on the Internet located at:
For Germany-specific sites you'll find:
Using "Genealogy Resources on the Internet" I found the following useful sites:
READERS, this listing is but a drop in the bucket when it comes to German genealogical web sites, mail lists, maps and "how-to" sites. I think these will keep PatC121@aol.com busy for a while!
For Further Reading:
DearMYRTLE. Planning a Research Trip to Germany I.
DearMYRTLE. Planning a Research Trip to Germany II.
DearMYRTLE. Planning a Research Trip to Germany IV.