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18406 Translation - Russian

3/20/2011 5:13 PM This is the front and back (rotated) of a single piece of paper. I have no idea what it is, any help would be greatly appreciated. View the post with its 6 responses
18407 Translation - Russian

3/20/2011 5:13 PM [oops I requested a repost. I do not need this reposted, sorry]

I have no idea what this document is, so any help would be greatly appreciated.

The middle looks funny because I took images with a camera and scanner and stitched them together because the area near the center is very folded and difficult to capture.
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18403 Tombstone

3/20/2011 5:12 PM This is the original headstone of my gggfather's grave on Mt. of Olives. Can someone read it and explain the abbreviations that it contains? View the post with its 5 responses
18401 Translation - German

3/20/2011 5:12 PM Can someone tell me the occupation of Jakob Brenner - on the 3rd line of this image? From the Dachau Entry Registers on Footnote. Also the street in the second column. The city is Vienna. Thank you.
Jane
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18397 Translation - German

3/20/2011 5:12 PM I believe this a certificate of graduation for my grandfather Julius Rosenthal. View the post with its 2 responses
18398 Tombstone

3/20/2011 5:12 PM Can someone please translate this tombstone for me? Thank you in advance! View the post with its 1 response
18399 Translation - Russian

3/20/2011 5:12 PM If possible I would like to know the birth-dates/ages of the family members involved, their occupations, and towns that they are from. I hope to locate Aron Lejzor Lerner's (the groom in this case - my great-great grandfather) birth record - something I have not been able to find - it appears to be missing from the JRI indexes, the rest of the family all have entries. If there are any clues as to what date he was born, and what town he was born in (hopefully different than Zolkiewka, possibly Piaski). Any information would be incredibly helpful.

Thank You So Much,
Jesse Larner
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18395 Translation - German

3/20/2011 5:11 PM I believe this document belonged to my Grandfather Julius Rosenthal. View the post with its 1 response
18396 Translation - Yiddish

3/20/2011 5:11 PM Hoping to find info for a friend regarding Hersch Lew (b. Mar 1870) and his wife Ada Ida Chaja Klesczelski. These are scanned from LDS microfish. I believe these are yiddish and Russian entries. Any help would be appreciated.
M. Hirsch
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18382 Translation - German

3/20/2011 5:11 PM I think it's in German, maybe Yiddish?, and the stamped portion in Polish...

I think it's the back of a Passport Photo......
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18380 Translation - Hebrew

3/20/2011 5:11 PM Could someone read the Hebrew on the gate for me?
thanks in advance!

I'm going to publish other pictures of the rest of the "gate"
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18357 Translation - German

3/20/2011 5:11 PM Jacob Bendix (senior) on Hebrew Benedictus Baruch Goldsmit. Translation into German. Of course translate it into English for me. Concerning my Johansen Family Tree Jewishgen ID#367887. View the post, there are no responses
18358 Translation - German

3/20/2011 5:11 PM Elisabeth Bendix on Hebrew Esther Nathan into German Translation. Of course translate it into English for me. Concerning my Johansen Family Tree Jewishgen ID#367887. View the post, there are no responses
18359 Translation - German

3/20/2011 5:11 PM Sophie Bendix daugther of Jacob Bendix (senior) on Hebrew Benedictus Baruch Goldsmit. Translation into German. Of course translate it into English for me. Concerning my Johansen Family Tree Jewishgen ID#367887. View the post with its 1 response
18360 Translation - German

3/20/2011 5:11 PM The same information about Sophie Bendix. Of course translate it into English for me. Concerning Jewishgen ID#367887. View the post, there are no responses
18356 Translation - German

3/20/2011 5:10 PM Anna Margrethe Kiebenick from Friedrichstadt, Schleswig-Holstein in Germany. Translation into German. Of course you can translate it into English for me. Concerning my Johansen Family Tree Jewishgen ID#367887. View the post, there are no responses
6862 Translation - German

3/20/2011 5:08 PM This town in Russia (Russland) was found on a Hamburg Passenger list. I can't find it in Shtetl Seeker. Does anyone know what town it is? Grateful for any help. View the post with its 2 responses
6583 Do you recognize?

3/20/2011 5:07 PM my grandfather Chaim Glaser View the post, there are no responses
15141 Photo Identification

3/20/2011 5:07 PM This is a class photo taken in Minden, Germany for the school year 1937-38. The school is the Heideschule. The teacher has been identified as Martla Beune. PLEASE help identify the students. I think the fourth from left in the top row is my aunt, Erika (Eva) Ingberg. My mother was Paula Pessa Massa Ingberg. I am assisting a local researcher in Minden with research of the Jewish Community Minden. I would be pleased to hear from anyone researching their Jewish ancestry from this area. Names currently identified in the photo include:
Frey, Ingberg, Kreuz, Hoffmann, Beune, Dreus, Hoppmann, Berg, Miller, Steinbach, Bergmeier, Schmidt, Noltmeir and Dallmeir (Dahlmeier).
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18389 Do you recognize?

3/16/2011 5:37 PM This was an image my family had in their possession and we are wondering where it was taken and who the woman is....any thoughts? Because it says Cabinet Portrait I would assume it was taken here in the states. View the post with its 3 responses
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