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Town Leader: Ariel Parkansky

JewishGen KehilaLinks: http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/chechelnik

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1900s Name: Chechelnik
1900s District: Olgopol
1900s Province: Podolia
1900s Country: Russian Empire

Modern: Chechelnik, Ukraine
Modern Ukrainian: Чечельник  listen town name in ukrainian
Modern Russian: Чечельник  listen town name in russian

1930s: Chechelnik, Vinnitsa, Ukraine SSR, Soviet Union
1950s: Chechelnik, Soviet Union

Other names: Chechelnik [Rus], Chitchilnik [Yid], Czeczelnik [Pol], Chelnik, Chechelnyk, Cecelnyk

48°13'N 29°22'E Mapquest Google Maps


Olgopol Disrict Revision List Translation and TranscriptionPaul FineltIn progress
Translate and transcribe 1875 Revision List from Olgopol District.
Ship Manifests: Re-index Ellis Island Database (EIDB), ChechelnikAriel ParkanskyIn progress
Extract data for Chechelnik; 70 records from EIDB have been extracted, but not with the unindexed fields. We need to extract and process the full records.
Books Database, digitizing and translation, ChechelnikAriel ParkanskyOngoing
This project consist in treating the books with an automatic process of 4 steps to make them searchable both in Cyrillic and Roman:
1) scanning the books (or getting the page images)
2) digitizing the images with an OCR
3) converting the resulting Cyrillic text to the reformed Russian orthography 
4) translating to English by Google
See more Chechelnik projects

Document and Dataset Collections

NameTime frameView
Catalog Cards, Vinnitsa Archives, Chechelnik1851-1987
Photos of 207 Chechelnik catalog cards from Vinnitsa State Archives. Handwritten and printed Russian. Translations are in progress. Contact 
Ariel Parkansky for more information.
All Chechelnik Database at Chechelnik KehilaLinks
This is a searchable database containing several datasets related to Chechelnik:
Among them you"ll find:
Tashkent Refugees
Yad Vashem Testimonies
Ellis Island Passenger Lists
Address Calendar, Podolia, 1895, Chechelnik1895
Images in Cyrillic, browsable and searchable in Cyrillic and Roman
See more Chechelnik collections
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