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Submitted by Yisroel Shapiro

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Information Picture Question
Category: Photo Identification
Approval Date: 8/4/2013 4:20 PM
Family Surname: Shapiro,Krinzman, Steinberg,Weltman
Country: USA
Town: New Jersey
Date of Image: about 1903
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This is a picture taken in about 1903 in New Jersey of the family. We can identify Ida Shapiro Levenson with her baby Ruth in the lower right of the picture. The dark skinned people on the left ( girls with a flower in their hair) and a man on the right of Ida with a straw-hat. Also some of the people in the back. I have discovered through DNA that I have Indonesian genes back about 7 generations
Can these people be the missing link i.e. Indonesian?

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7/19/2012 5:43 AM There is actually a chance the photo can be identified. There are about 20 people on the photo, which means that there were at least 10 copies of the photo in existence.

You can search for similar images at images.google.com. If you are not familiar with it, open the site, click on the camera icon and take it from there. It is easy.

The photo can also be cropped to create separate image files for each face and run them through Google.

I have also been told that myheritage.com uses a facial recognition software of some kind. If you keep your family tree on their web site, including photographs, it will notify you if the software identifies a similarly looking person in another family tree.

Good luck in your search.

Boris Feldblyum
www.bfcollection.net
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