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15404 Do you recognize?

5/16/2010 4:31 PM My grandfather Max Land(schneider)(a bookbinder)and his brother Charles (ladies tailor) went from Plock, Poland to New Zealand, in the early 1900s. I believe Max is in the middle of this group, with black hair, bowler hat, mustache and pipe. Does anyone know about an "Athletic Park" in Wellington, NZ (per the sign), if it still exists, where it's located, or who this group of men might be? I believe the sign is dated 1908, but not sure, as Max came to NY in 1907.
Thank you for any information!
Mady Land
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15405 Translation - Russian

5/16/2010 4:31 PM I'd like a translation of this handwritten entry in a Polish Armed Forces Command - Eastern Territories Traveler Passport during 1920. View the post with its 1 response
15406 Translation - Polish

5/16/2010 4:31 PM Looking for all possible details about Akt#219 birth of Sura Prywa Zylbersztein, registered in 1867, to confirm if she is my great-grandmother. Would like to know if it is a late registration and birth is actually years earlier. Also the details about parents and witnesses: names, ages, occupations, where living etc. Thank you for your help.
Mady Land
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15407 Tombstone

5/16/2010 4:31 PM I need help in translation of the hebrew text of the headstone.

Best regards,

Jan Thomsen
Denmark
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15397 Translation - Russian

5/16/2010 4:30 PM Can anyone translate this birth certificate of David Bieda. I am looking for the names of the parents.
Thank You,
Ken Rothstein
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15359 Translation - Polish

5/16/2010 4:30 PM Can we have a translation of the document pls, all dates, names, places etc. to be mentionned.

Thanks beforehand

Family Sieradzki

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15297 Translation - German

5/16/2010 4:29 PM I believe this letter was written to my great-grandmother, Regina Rothschild. She was living in Baltimore at the time, and the letter most likely came from her ancestral town of Schluchtern, Germany.

Thanks for your help!
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15299 Translation - German

5/16/2010 4:29 PM This appears to be the ticket that my great grandparents (Coleman and Regina Rothschild) used to travel to the US from Germany. I can read the names, but any other information would be helpful.

Thanks!

Mike Rothschild
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15281 Translation - Polish

5/16/2010 4:25 PM Request translation of the bride's name and the facts about her - parents, guardians, place of residence, etc. This appears to be the marriage certificate of Mudka Katolik and Abraham Herslowicz. She was probably born Mudka Joskowicz in 1827. Her parents should be Zysla (still living) and Wolf Dawid (deceased). View the post with its 3 responses
11450 Translation - German

5/16/2010 4:24 PM This is the second of two pages in German which are the forward to the 1865 cemetery book on Nagykanizsa. They can provide invaluable information to the NK Cemetery Project. Please translate. Thank you. View the post with its 2 responses
15354 Do you recognize?

5/16/2010 4:07 PM This wedding photo of Lena and Max Liebowitz was part of Annette Guerron's photo collection. View the post, there are no responses
15355 Do you recognize?

5/16/2010 4:07 PM Does anyone recognize the young woman in this photo? The photo was among my deceased aunt's collection of family photos. The name on the reverse simply says "Edelson." However, no one in the family recognizes her. We think the photo was taken in about 1942 - 1944.

The Edelsons (formerly Idelovich) were related to the Silverman/Zilberman family and possibly to the Liebowitz family, all of whom came from Kovno Guberniya, Russia. Most famiily members emigrated to Manchester, England, from 1875 - 1900. Thereafter, they emigrated to Brooklyn and the Bronx in New York City in about 1912. However, a few family members remained behind in England and in Kovno Guberniya.
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15347 Translation - Yiddish

5/16/2010 4:06 PM This is Section 1 of a postcard that was mailed from Russia to my paternal grandmother in Pittsburgh in August 1913. She emigrated from Russia to the US in July 1913. ------ Because the writing on the card is extremely cramped, and somewhat faded in spots I've divided it into five large (overlapping) sections for posting on Viewmate. If it will help with the deciphering of the card I'll be very happy to email larger resolution photos of each section to anyone who requests them. ---- The other four sections are on Viewmate as follows: Section 2 is VM15348 -- Section 3 is VM15349 -- Section 4 is VM15350 and Section 5 is is VM15351. ---A copy of the whole card is posted here. --------http://picasaweb.google.com/lh/photo/FbWnL3Y3eD9I3hHVkk3buw?feat=directlink-----------------------
Thanks!! Jim Weiner
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15348 Translation - Yiddish

5/16/2010 4:06 PM This is Section 2 of a postcard that was mailed from Russia to my paternal grandmother in Pittsburgh in August 1913. She emigrated from Russia to the US in July 1913. ------ Because the writing on the card is extremely cramped, and somewhat faded in spots I've divided it into five large (overlapping) sections for posting on Viewmate. If it will help with the deciphering of the card I'll be very happy to email larger resolution photos of each section to anyone who requests them. ---- The other four sections on Viewmate as follows: Section 1 is VM15347 -- Section 3 is VM15349 -- Section 4 is VM15350 and Section 5 is VM15351 ---A copy of the whole card is posted here. --------http://picasaweb.google.com/lh/photo/FbWnL3Y3eD9I3hHVkk3buw?feat=directlink-----------------------
Thanks!! Jim Weiner

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15349 Translation - Yiddish

5/16/2010 4:06 PM This is Section 3 of a postcard that was mailed from Russia to my paternal grandmother in Pittsburgh in August 1913. She emigrated from Russia to the US in July 1913. ------ Because the writing on the card is extremely cramped, and somewhat faded in spots I've divided it into five large (overlapping) sections for posting on Viewmate. If it will help with the deciphering of the card I'll be very happy to email larger resolution photos of each section to anyone who requests them. ---- The other four sections are on Viewmate as follows: Section 1 is VM15347 -- Section 2 is VM15348 -- Section 4 is VM15350 and Section 5 is is VM15351 ---A copy of the whole card is posted here. --------http://picasaweb.google.com/lh/photo/FbWnL3Y3eD9I3hHVkk3buw?feat=directlink-----------------------
Thanks!! Jim Weiner
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15344 Tombstone

5/16/2010 4:05 PM I'm wondering if anyone could translate the Hebrew portion of the grave stone. Thanks. View the post with its 3 responses
15346 Do you recognize?

5/16/2010 4:05 PM This family photo was sent to me by Annette Guerron. I believe it is a family portrait of the Liebowitz and/or Bassman families. Lena's maiden name might have been Bassman. View the post with its 1 response
15352 Do you recognize?

5/16/2010 4:05 PM This is another photo of Max and Lena Liebowitz. The name of their daughter might be Eleanor. Does anyone recognize this photo? View the post, there are no responses
15398 Translation - Russian

5/12/2010 4:50 PM Names, ages, residence and occupation of parents. View the post with its 1 response
15389 Tombstone

5/12/2010 4:50 PM I'd appreciate it if someone could translate the tombstone and the script at the top of the photo. It seems to me the tombstone of a 17 day old child who died in March of 1920 but I am not sure. I have no idea about the script. View the post with its 3 responses
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