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VM ID Category Image Date Approved Question Posts
12255 Do you recognize?

2/1/2010 This is a photo of my father, Jacob Schiller, at the age of 16. I believe this is a school uniform, and I would like to know if anyone recognizes it. My father was Jewish and lived in Uscieczko. This town was Austria then, and Ukraine now. View the post, there are no responses
14402 Tombstone

1/31/2010 Translation of Hebrew. View the post with its 1 response
14439 Translation - Russian

1/31/2010 on the right page, there is a birth town listed for Philip Feinstein. i'm not sure what town this is or how it's spelled. I appreciate any input. View the post with its 1 response
14455 Translation - German

1/31/2010 I would appreciate translation of the handwritten entries on birth certificate of my grandmother Ella Sachs View the post with its 5 responses
14471 Translation - Polish

1/31/2010 Names, places and dates. (This is only top half of document) View the post, there are no responses
14472 Translation - Polish

1/31/2010 Names, palces,dates. (this is bottom half of document, which includes some overlap with top half image). View the post, there are no responses
14473 Translation - Hungarian

1/31/2010 This may be Hungarian. It was found on the back of several photos. Can this be from Chust or Prague? View the post with its 3 responses
14474 Photo Identification

1/31/2010 Can anyone translate the Slovakian wording stamped?

Does anyone have any info on the Rabbi named or the town of Yaka?
Thanks
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14475 Translation - Russian

1/31/2010 Please translate whatever is possible from this document. View the post with its 2 responses
14476 Translation - Russian

1/31/2010 Please translate whatever is possible from this document. View the post with its 1 response
14458 Translation - Yiddish

1/31/2010 This is one of seven pages in Yiddish from my Uncle Nathan Hodosh' diary that he kept while serving in the US Army in France in 1917-1918.

This one is particularly interesting because it's very close to the end of the war.
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14460 Translation - Yiddish

1/31/2010 This is one of seven pages in Yiddish from my Uncle Nathan Hodosh' diary that he kept while serving in the US Army in France in 1917-1918.

I'm not sure of the page sequences here. These pages are dated Jan and Feb, but I'm not sure if it's 1917 or 1918.
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14461 Translation - Yiddish

1/31/2010 This is one of seven pages in Yiddish from my Uncle Nathan Hodosh' diary that he kept while serving in the US Army in France in 1917-1918.

I'm not sure of the page sequences here. These pages are dated Feb and Mar, but I'm not sure if it's 1917 or 1918.
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14462 Translation - Yiddish

1/31/2010 This is one of seven pages in Yiddish from my Uncle Nathan Hodosh' diary that he kept while serving in the US Army in France in 1917-1918.

I'm not sure of the page sequences here. These pages are dated Dec and Jan, but I'm not sure if it's 1917 or 1918.

The left-hand page is particularly interesting, and if someone who knows their WWI history could tell me what this list of names refers to, I'd appreciate it. I think I've figured out that Jarny and Sa[i]nt Morris [Maurice] are towns that were locations of battles; I'm guessing that maybe the rest of these are battlefield names, too.
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14463 Translation - Yiddish

1/31/2010 This is one of seven pages in Yiddish from my Uncle Nathan Hodosh' diary that he kept while serving in the US Army in France in 1917-1918.

I'm not sure of the page sequences here. These pages are dated Jan, but I'm not sure if it's 1917 or 1918.
View the post with its 1 response
14464 Tombstone

1/31/2010 Nachum appears to be a middle name. What is the first name? Is the father Reuven? View the post with its 1 response
14465 Tombstone

1/31/2010 David's father's name is Moshe ...? View the post with its 3 responses
14466 Tombstone

1/31/2010 What is Beilah's father's name? It appears to be Rafael-something. Not too clear to me. View the post with its 1 response
14467 Tombstone

1/31/2010 The name of this woman appears to me to be Krasil??Is this acceptable Jewish female name or is it something else?
What is her father's full name? I identify Avraham Eli...?
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14468 Tombstone

1/31/2010 The name appears to be Rivka daughter of Pesach Josef, but what is the text just before her name? It seems to be Rosalin...? could this be a first name? View the post with its 1 response
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