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VM ID Category Image Date Approved Question Posts
16189 Interpretation

8/4/2010 4:09 PM Is the Hebrew text (in particular the grammar) equivalent to the English text? View the post with its 5 responses
16181 Translation - Polish

8/4/2010 4:08 PM Please translate this marriage record for me. Thank-you. View the post with its 1 response
16182 Translation - Polish

8/4/2010 4:08 PM Please translate this marriage record for me. Thank-you. View the post with its 1 response
16183 Translation - Polish

8/4/2010 4:08 PM Please translate this birth record for me. Thank-you. View the post with its 1 response
16184 Translation - Other

8/4/2010 4:08 PM Can anyone tell me what language this is? View the post with its 2 responses
16185 Do you recognize?

8/4/2010 4:08 PM This is from my ggrandparent's marriage certificate(Herman Lottman and Mina Roth). They were married in New York in 1884. On the Return of Marriage, they wrote their towns of birth, but I can not read either one. View the post with its 1 response
16186 Tombstone

8/4/2010 4:08 PM Would appreciate translation of headstone from Mt. Hebron cemetary in Flushing New York of AAron and Rebecca Gutterman. thank you. View the post with its 2 responses
16176 Translation - Hebrew

8/4/2010 4:07 PM This couple was married in the Feldafing DP camp near Wetzlar, Germany. We don't know if this image is related to their marriage, but we are looking for help translating the Hebrew. Any additional thoughts would be greatly appreciated. Thank you! View the post with its 3 responses
16177 Do you recognize?

8/4/2010 4:07 PM If somebody recognize my grandparents, from my father side. The little boy in the middle is my father still alive (Otto ADLER). My grandparents (my father parents) are Szera and Izidor. Three of them were deported from Cluj,in May 1944. My grand mother was gased in the first day after arrival. My father and grand father survived. I am seraching for relatives. View the post with its 2 responses
16178 Do you recognize?

8/4/2010 4:07 PM This is the second picutres I posted here for the case somebody recognize mt father side family. My father is in the middle (Otto ADLER). My grandparents (my father parents) are Szera and Izidor. Three of them were deported from Cluj,in May 1944. My grand mother was gased in the first day after arrival. My father and grand father survived. I am seraching for relatives. View the post, there are no responses
16179 Translation - Yiddish

8/4/2010 4:07 PM Pls see LINE 3 which appears just under line 2 in Yizkor Book Sefer Tarnogrod. Is line 3 a continuation of line 2 for the family with surname URLICH? How should this read?

LINES 1 AND 4, I believe, are translated correctly and I am including them in their place on the page.

Any help in this translation would be greatly appreciated.

Thanking you in advance for your time.

Lorraine Rosengarten
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16180 Tombstone

8/4/2010 4:07 PM I would like to know whose son this was, if it is mentioned in the Hebrew on the tombstone. The first name is spelled Isrial for some reason. It is probably either Bert or Isador Hartstein, but I am not sure. View the post with its 3 responses
16173 Tombstone

8/4/2010 4:06 PM Please translate the hebrew inscription on the headstone View the post with its 3 responses
16001 Translation - Russian

8/4/2010 4:06 PM Names, dates, places of birth certificate (Izrael Josek Wermind) View the post with its 1 response
16002 Translation - Russian

8/4/2010 4:06 PM Names, dates, places of Death certificate (Icek Izrael Warmund) View the post with its 1 response
16008 Translation - Russian

8/4/2010 4:06 PM Names, dates, places of birth certificate (Hisia Warmund) View the post with its 1 response
16144 Translation - Yiddish

8/4/2010 4:05 PM Two words of this text remained untranslated. The last word of the second line (r to l), which looks like KYR or RYR, with a mark above the first letter. Also the word next to 1909, which looks like PAP. Could this be the name of a town in Hungary? Or a person's name? Any additional help or insights would be greatly appreciated.

I would appreciate a translation and transliteration of the personal message in Yiddish. My mother received this prayerbook when she was about 13 years old in Hungary. I would be most interested in knowing what it says, who may have written it, and who might have given it to her as a gift. Thank you for your help...Jo
View the post with its 5 responses
16093 Translation - Other

8/4/2010 4:05 PM I need help translating and interpreting these pages from [Abram] William Spiwak's American passport. He traveled with his 18 year old daughter, Lillian, back to Orgeyev, now Orhei in Romania, leaving in June, 1929. These four pages can help me reconstruct their journey. I need help translating each page, not only the language, but the information. What does the passport tell me? I am having a hard time even figuring out how long they were in each place, and when they passed through each country.

Abram, now using the name William A. Spiwak, signed his passport on June 6, 1929. The first three pages following their photos are visas stamped by consulates for Germany, Romania, and France. There is also a final page that bears someone's handwritten initials above the handwritten names of two towns, "Capresti" and then what looks like the letter "J" before the name "Soroca." Perhaps Abram was looking for his two sisters, Sore and Dvore, in Capresti and Soroca.
View the post with its 3 responses
16094 Translation - Polish

8/4/2010 4:05 PM Please help me by translating all the information on this page....is this a VISA for Poland? What do all the markings mean? View the post with its 1 response
16095 Translation - Other

8/4/2010 4:05 PM Please translate these two pages from Romania, including the stamps and help me interpret the information. View the post with its 4 responses
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