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VM ID Category Image Date Approved Question Posts
11737 Translation - Yiddish

4/27/2008 The first 2 lines say: to my dear friend, for Pinhas Stepak (strangely spelled). What we would like to know is what is written in line 3 after the words "m'et dodatkha" (from your aunt). There are 2 words on line 3, and 2 on line 4; we believe these are names. View the post with its 1 response
11740 Photo Identification

4/27/2008 Photo of teachers and students at "Tarbut" Gymnazjum (high School)in Grodno (1930).
Identified teachers in the photograph: Israel Grob, David Braver, Dr. Zeev Yekel, Adam Dem and Landa.
Do you identify any of the other teachers and/or any of the students?
View the post, there are no responses
11724 Translation - Russia

4/27/2008 1897 Odessa Census for Ziporkis family. Left side of page View the post with its 1 response
11725 Translation - Russia

4/27/2008 1897 Odessa Census for Ziporkis family. Right side of page. View the post with its 1 response
11726 Interpretation

4/27/2008 Please decode the bride's given name - left block, marked w/ red arrow, and her father's occupation - right block, marked w/ red arrow. View the post with its 2 responses
11727 Interpretation

4/27/2008 Please decode Mr. Natan Wenecjaner wife's given name, marked with red arrow View the post with its 5 responses
11728 Tombstone

4/27/2008 Please translate name of person and father and mother if present. View the post with its 3 responses
11729 Translation - Polish

4/27/2008 I was told by my Aunt that this is an emigration paper for some of my family. Chana, listed as age 17 is my Grandmother who married Max Lakritz here in America. I'd like to know what this document says.

Thanks in advance for your assistance.
View the post with its 2 responses
11730 Do you recognize?

4/27/2008 My Greatfather was tailor and spoke german.

Where did-he come ? Galicia probably...

I dont't have any information about he.

Can you help me ?
View the post with its 1 response
11722 Translation - Polish

4/27/2008 Requesting translation of message on back of photo of a wedding picture. View the post with its 2 responses
11653 Translation - German

4/27/2008 Please can you transliterate this birth entry which I think is of Julius Lowenheim. View the post with its 1 response
11654 Translation - German

4/27/2008 Please can you transliterate this birth entry which I think is of Hanna Lowenheim, daughter of Hirsch. View the post, there are no responses
7107 Translation - German

4/27/2008 detail from marriage matrick Sam Furth Kati Weiss Liten 1836 View the post, there are no responses
11723 Do you recognize?

4/24/2008 THIS IS AN ADMIN TEST -- PLEASE DO NOT RESPOND ... View the post, there are no responses
11711 Translation - German

4/23/2008 Here's my interpretation, can you fill in the gaps?

Josef Weiss Widower? from ??? by Belec, born 18/9/1812 in Hinter Treban son of ???(occupation?) Jakob and Marie Weiss (born Back from Horelic). Thanks in advance.
View the post with its 4 responses
11712 Do you recognize?

4/23/2008 Ida and Ailkie are two sisters of my great-grandmother. Ida's family has been found in CT but all we know about Ailkie is that she lived in Port Chester, NY and we don't know her married name.

Anyone recognize her or have suggestions on how to trace her in Port Chester?
View the post, there are no responses
11713 Translation - Polish

4/23/2008 This is a Polish-language response from a Polish archive to my English-language inquiry about ways to search (or have searched) the archive's index of Jewish marriages in Koenigsberg, East Prussia. I need to know the gist of the response in order to pursue the possibility of finding a record of the marriage of my maternal grandparents (Moses Wolfberg and Sarah Caminsky). Please reply privately. View the post with its 2 responses
11714 Translation - Hebrew

4/23/2008
please translate all detailed information that was filled in on application-yad vashem had only a partial translation-thank you -stanley solomon
View the post with its 8 responses
11715 Translation - German

4/23/2008 Please can someone read the items listed after "Abholung" in these funeral expenses for Dr Josef JERUSALEM? The source is a Beerdigungsprotokoll on an LDS Film for Döbling Friedhof. View the post, there are no responses
11716 Do you recognize?

4/23/2008 Is anyone able to decipher the town in "Russia" that subject was born? View the post with its 10 responses
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