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VM ID Category Image Date Approved Question Posts
19313 Translation - Hebrew

6/19/2011 5:29 PM Not sure English notes are accurate - can anyone translate the hebrew/yiddish notes?
Thanks in advance
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19314 Translation - Polish

6/19/2011 5:29 PM Date and place of death, occupation of decedent, names of parents or survivors if available. Thank you very much! View the post with its 1 response
19315 Translation - Polish

6/19/2011 5:29 PM Date of date, occupation and age of decedent, names of survivors and parents if available. Thanks! View the post with its 1 response
19303 Translation - Russian

6/19/2011 5:28 PM Translation of Russian into English View the post with its 1 response
19292 Tombstone

6/19/2011 5:28 PM Hi all,
Could someone please help me with a full translation, including the acrostic, of this tombstone of my relative from Krompachy, Slovakia cemetery?

Much appreciated.

**I CAN SEND SOMEONE MORE LEGIBLE CLOSE UPs** I didn't want to post 3 photos to Viewmate.

Thanks again for all the help, it's invaluable.
Peter Kuhn
Toronto, Canada
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19282 Tombstone

6/19/2011 5:28 PM Hey

please could anyone translate this gravestone for me?

Many thanks
Naomi
View the post with its 1 response
4944 Do you recognize?

6/19/2011 5:27 PM Faigle KANOWICZ (or KACHANOWSKA) and daughter Rivka, taken in Suwalki, Poland c. 1910. KANOWICZ/KACHANOWSKA was the maiden name of the mother, I do not know her married name. Rivka immigrated to Isreal and married a man with the surname MIROVSKI, they lived on Ushiskin St. in Tel Aviv in the 1970s, had a son (Yigal?) and a daughter named Aviva. Do you know this family?? View the post, there are no responses
5384 Photo Identification

6/19/2011 5:27 PM From the gravestone of Louis GOLDFELD in Woburn, MA. I'm certain he is a relative of my Goldfeld/Goldfield family, but cannot make the connection. Do you recognize him? He was married to Fannie, lived in Philadelphia, NY and then MA., and died 11-4-1928 at the age of 70 years. View the post with its 1 response
4943 Do you recognize?

6/19/2011 5:26 PM Photo taken in 1931 around Pittsburgh, PA., USA. The girl on the top row, far right was my grandmother, Ruth Kwall (formerly Rebeka Kowalska of Sejny, Poland). Do any of the other girls look familiar? I have a series of these photos and can email others to anyone who would like to see more. The other girls are likely also immigrants from the Suwalki region of Poland. View the post, there are no responses
4143 Do you recognize?

6/19/2011 5:26 PM Are you related to the MINTZ family? They were farmers from Colchester, Conn., USA c. 1900. I have a whole album of beautiful photos that I'd love to share (and identify). View the post, there are no responses
818 Do you recognize?

6/19/2011 5:26 PM My grandmother, Rebeka Kowalski, is on the far right of this picture. It was taken in 1918. The girls appear to be wearing a school uniform. Do you recognize any one in the picture? The Kowalski family were part of a group of Jews evicted from Suwalki Gub., Poland during WWI. This photo was taken in the town they settled in during the war, in Mogilev Gubernia. View the post, there are no responses
19237 Translation - Hebrew

6/19/2011 5:25 PM Can someone please translate into English the writing at the bottom of an old family picture? I'm assuming it's either Hebrew or Yiddish. Others have been kind enough to translate the Russian above it. View the post with its 4 responses
19245 Do you recognize?

6/19/2011 5:24 PM My father Kalman Epsztein is in this picture. He is the third in the row. It seems to be a protest against anti-semitism (there are two signs, one in English, and the other, I think in Yidish). It says: "Derision for the governments which keeps assassinating and laughs at the leaders of the jewish people who has sufferd so much". My father survived from Janowska Lager. He was born in Borczszow, Galicia in 1916. Does anyone recognize the city and when this manifest took place? Does anyone recognize anybody in the picture? View the post with its 1 response
19246 Interpretation

6/19/2011 5:24 PM This is the back of the picture of the manifest agaist anti-semitism my father Kalman Epsztein participated. Can anyone uunderstand what is written?
Obs: My father has never been to Medelin, Colombia.
View the post, there are no responses
19293 Translation - Russian

6/15/2011 6:20 PM I know that my grandfather came to the United States in 1914. I have also been told that he spent some time in Argentina and came to the United States via Japan. This document might confirm that fact. Are the official stamps on this document confirmation that my grandfather arrived in Russia in 1918? Are there any archives in Russia which would confirm that he arrived in Russia. I have not been able to find my grandfather on any ship manifests in 1918. My grandmother and an eight year old son arrived in the United States in 1922. I found them on a manifest. Could my grandfather have gone back to Russia to arrange their journey? I would like to know the port of arrival on this document and all other details. Thank you for your help. View the post with its 7 responses
19291 Tombstone

6/15/2011 6:20 PM Hi all,
Could someone please help me with a full translation, including the acrostic, of this tombstone of my relative?

Much appreciated.

Thanks again for all the help, it's invaluable.
Peter Kuhn
Toronto, Canada
View the post with its 3 responses
19284 Photo Identification

6/15/2011 6:19 PM This photo was taken in a DP camp in Linz Austria in 1947. My late father Meir Lewin (born: Lodz 1916 died: Haifa Israel 1990) is the first on the right next to the piano. I am interested in identifying the other two men and the woman in the photo. I would also be interested if anyone can identify the person in the picture on the wall. View the post, there are no responses
19283 Translation - German

6/15/2011 6:18 PM Hi,
Could someone please translate the handwritten entries in German for the Profession and Occupation columns for this household (my ggggf's) in the 1869 Census for the Kingdom of Hungary? The first line is for the head of the household...this info is the most important for me. It is followed by info for his wife, and then his children.

Much Appreciated,
Peter Kuhn
Toronto, Canada
View the post with its 2 responses
19277 Translation - Polish

6/15/2011 6:18 PM I will highly appreciate a translation (full, if possible) of this birth record of Zanwel Hersz Gelcman. View the post with its 3 responses
19278 Translation - Polish

6/15/2011 6:18 PM I will highly appreciate a translation (full, if possible) of this death record of Szaja Leyb Gelcman. View the post with its 1 response
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