Some Suggested Resources

Odessa Digital Library, with a link to Tom and Jan Stangl, volunteers who will look up names in the National Archives rolls of EWZ files for you.
Gary Mokotoff
, one of the most knowledgeable researchers in Eastern European countries.
U. S. Bureau of Land Management, General Land Office Records. The Official Federal Land Patent Records Site.
and passenger listings of Germans from Russia.
USA National Archives
National Archives of Canada
Ellis Island search site

Surname message boards at:

Microfilms of German parish registers in Hungary, Romania, & Yugoslavia made by Germans during WWII. The LDS FHL has a complete set of these (see Schmidt, Josef, Die Banater Kirchenbuecher [Institut fuer Auslandsbeziehungen Erlangen, 1979])

Permission to use any images from the GRHC website may be requested by contacting Michael M. Miller