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18476 Translation - Russian

3/30/2011 3:59 PM This is an entry from a 1900 directory of St. Petersburg merchants. I'd like as full a translation as you are able to give. View the post with its 2 responses
18448 Translation - Other

3/30/2011 3:58 PM Please make full translation of the text. Meer Filurion crossed illegally the Dniester river and was arrested by the Romanian military corps. View the post with its 1 response
18449 Translation - Other

3/30/2011 3:58 PM Joina Arenberg was born in 1892 in Tiraspol. In 1920 he came with family illegally to Romania and lived in Kishinev under the surveillance of the police. View the post with its 1 response
18458 Photo Identification

3/30/2011 3:58 PM My great grandfather Dr Geza Gaspar-Gaspari at the right sitting next to my grandmother Iboyka, her mother Anna and with my mother Magdalena as a young child. I have been told that Geza was gassed by the Nazis and I want to learn more about the circumstances of his death. I am hoping that someone might recognise the name or may be related and may know about what happened to him. View the post with its 2 responses
18447 Do you recognize?

3/30/2011 3:57 PM The girls names and location. View the post with its 1 response
18501 Translation - Yiddish

3/27/2011 4:16 PM I would like a translation of the inscription on the back of this photo postcard of a mother, father, and small boy. The photo studio is in Mendoza, Argentina, where Raul Spivak settled. The card may have been sent to Chava Spiwak, Raul's sister in America. View the post with its 1 response
18502 Translation - Yiddish

3/27/2011 4:16 PM This card was found among Chava Spiwak Cohen's papers. The Spiwaks were from Orgeyev, Bessarabia, which became Romania. I would like a complete translation of the Romanian caption for the photo on the front, and the Yiddish writing on the back, the printed text as well as the message. I need to know the writer, the town, the date, anything that will help me place this card in context. View the post, there are no responses
18503 Translation - Yiddish

3/27/2011 4:16 PM The back of the postcard from Romania. A full translation of printed text as well as message would be great. View the post with its 2 responses
18504 Translation - Yiddish

3/27/2011 4:16 PM I would like a full translation of the message on this photo card. The front bears the image of a woman of about 25 or 30 in a dark dress. This is from the papers of Chava Spivak Cohen, born in Orgeyev, Bessarabia, who emigrated to New York in 1910. View the post with its 1 response
18505 Translation - Yiddish

3/27/2011 4:16 PM I would like a full translation of the printed words as well as the message on this photo card. The front bears a striking image of a young woman with long black braids her hand resting on a thick scroll of some sort. Her dropped waist dress suggests that this is from the late 1920s or early 30s. This, too, was found among the papers of Chava Spiwak Cohen of Orgeyev who emigrated to New York in 1910. View the post with its 3 responses
18497 Translation - German

3/27/2011 4:15 PM I would appreciate translation of this document so I can learn the exact names of the people mentioned and any relevant dates.

Thanks you.

Susan Moziar
View the post with its 1 response
18498 Translation - German

3/27/2011 4:15 PM Could somebody please help with translation of this document. There is a second page to follow.

In appreciation, thank you.

Susan Moziar
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18499 Translation - German

3/27/2011 4:15 PM Please could I have help with translation? I would like names and dates. This is the 2 or 2 pages of marriage document.

In appreciation,thank you.

Susan Moziar
View the post with its 1 response
18500 Do you recognize?

3/27/2011 4:15 PM Need to know the identity of the couple in front. Behind them are my father and his brother, Arthur and Murray Silverstone. It is likely the man was in the film business. Picture was taken in London in the late 1920s. View the post, there are no responses
18490 Photo Identification

3/27/2011 4:14 PM The man on the right (with an arm band) is my late father Menachem-Alter Einhorn. I believe that the photo was taken in Lodz after the war.
Looking for more information on the event and other persons in the photo.
Eli Oren
View the post with its 2 responses
18491 Photo Identification

3/27/2011 4:14 PM The man marching on right is my father Menachem-Alter Einhorn. Photo was probably taken after WW II in Lodz.
Looking for more information on the event and other persons involved.
Eli Oren
View the post with its 1 response
18492 Translation - Polish

3/27/2011 4:14 PM Info written about Golde last name on page marked with an X View the post with its 1 response
18493 Translation - Polish

3/27/2011 4:14 PM any information in this paragraph View the post with its 1 response
18494 Translation - Polish

3/27/2011 4:14 PM This is one of two birth records for Jewish families that I found in the section from 1808 (unindexed) of LDS film 1808247 from Makow Mazowieki and Krasnosielc. I'd appreciate anything you can tell me about the birth so I can try to figure out whether these people link up with my family. View the post with its 1 response
18495 Translation - Polish

3/27/2011 4:14 PM This is one of two birth records for Jewish families that I found in the section from 1808 (unindexed) of LDS film 1808247 from Makow Mazowieki and Krasnosielc. I'd appreciate anything you can tell me about the birth so I can try to figure out whether these people link up with my family. View the post with its 1 response
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