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24040 Photo Identification

8/15/2012 4:20 PM The Sigally 5 brothers, acted during WWII as a jazz company in Iasi and surroundings.
The founded in Iasi the Yiddish Theater and my grandfather Bernard Segal - on the picture second from left) conducted the musicians till his death in 1958 and my father, Icu Segal continued till we left Romania in 1963, the the theater was closed. Any other details someone knows and I don't ?
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24041 Sharing Document

8/15/2012 4:20 PM A letter sent from my grandfather saying: "I kiss Mom, all of you and my brother Philip who was always for me as a good father. You that remain home take care of my children. Bernard 29 June 1941".

His children were Icu (Iaacob) Segal and my well known uncle Iosif Sava Segal, a notorious musicologist critic that remained in Romania.
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23963 Translation - German

8/15/2012 4:19 PM I only need a transcription, but the penmanship is giving me fits. So far I have:

Liegnitz, 30.X.38

L. H., auf Deine Anfrage betr. Ab--- --- habe ich nicht ge--- , da die Rueckfrage bei Deinem Anwalt ergab, dass derselbe dir schreiben bereits Aufklaerung im – Sinn erteilt haben. Wird derselbe uebrigens --- ---? Auch – 000 hatte ich freien Dank[?] aus ordentlichen --- ein --- --- -- sende – die – auch Berlin -- -- -- -- --- --- . Grossmutter bitten um eine, wie ---- w—zu Gesicht, es soll ihr ziemlich erbaermlich gehen! Unser Hauptbesuch[?] eine fruehe --, daran –-- sich heute um 3 --- das Leben nahm – tatsaechlich aus Ueberarbeitung, ---- im --- --- noch Schlaf ---, des Schicksal d—koennen haette, die ir ---- finanziellen Lage mit ihren 3 Toechterns ist, ist un---, aber --- es mit -- ---, die -- --- ist. Tante Henriette fanden wir trotz ----- --- (----) --- ---- (--. Enteritis), Onkel Rudolf sah --- wohl aus, soll aber

Thanks!!!
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23758 Translation - Yiddish

8/15/2012 4:14 PM Any help in translating this would be appreciated. It is either Yiddush or Judaeo-German. View the post with its 2 responses
24037 Translation - Russian

8/12/2012 4:20 PM Need translation of vital information: dates/ names, ages, etc. This is image 1 of 3. Thank you. View the post, there are no responses
24038 Translation - Russian

8/12/2012 4:20 PM Need translation of vital information: dates/ names, ages, etc. This is image 2 of 3. Thank you. View the post, there are no responses
24039 Translation - Russian

8/12/2012 4:20 PM Need translation of vital information: dates/ names, ages, etc. This is image 3 of 3. Thank you. View the post, there are no responses
24032 Tombstone

8/12/2012 4:20 PM This tombstone is of Dr. Herrmann Lilienfeld. I would appreciate a translation of the inscriptions in Hebrew, please. View the post with its 1 response
24033 Translation - Other

8/12/2012 4:20 PM Good afternoon to everyone,

I would like to help me to translate both typewriten and handwriten text please

Bye bye
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24029 Translation - Russian

8/12/2012 4:19 PM This is attached to the other image of 3 men , the middle man in Russian military uniform. He was Reuben Cohen, my great grandfather's brother. Can some kind person translate the Cyrillic script. Does anyone have an idea of the time period when this picture would have been taken??
Thanks,
Robyn from Sydney, Australia
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24030 Translation - Russian

8/12/2012 4:19 PM This is attached to the other image with Cyrillic script and stamp of 'My Copyright' of Mr Gibbs??? This photo is of 3 men , the middle man in Russian military uniform. He was Reuben Cohen, my great grandfather's brother. Can some kind person translate the Cyrillic script. Does anyone have an idea of the time period when this picture would have been taken??
Thanks,
Robyn from Sydney, Australia
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24024 Tombstone

8/12/2012 4:18 PM I would appreciate a full translation please.

Thank you very much.

Corinne
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24025 Tombstone

8/12/2012 4:18 PM I would appreciate a full translation please.

Thank you very much.

Corinne

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24026 Tombstone

8/12/2012 4:18 PM I would appreciate a full translation please.
Thank you very much.

Corinne
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24027 Tombstone

8/12/2012 4:18 PM I would like to have the Hebrew translated into English, please. Thanks! I would also like to know why there are different symbols over each person's name (Samuel has what looks like a Torah scroll; I don't know what the symbol over Mary's name means).
Thanks for any assistance!
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24028 Translation - Yiddish

8/12/2012 4:18 PM I would like the newspaper article translated to English View the post with its 8 responses
24021 Translation - Yiddish

8/12/2012 4:17 PM These are notes on the back of a picture. I would like to know what it says. View the post with its 1 response
24022 Tombstone

8/12/2012 4:17 PM I would appreciate a full translation please.

Thank you very much.

Corinne
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24023 Tombstone

8/12/2012 4:17 PM I would appreciate a full translation please.

Thank you very much

Corinne
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24017 Translation - Polish

8/12/2012 4:17 PM This is a note on the back of a picture. I would like to know what it says. View the post with its 1 response
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