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VM ID Category Image Date Approved Question Posts
15079 Translation - Hebrew

4/11/2010 I received this from a distant relative, he received from his uncle. Our grandfathers were siblings (two of ~18 siblings)

I believe this is an account of what happened to many of the siblings, told through a family member.

Any help in translating would be appreciated!!
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15080 Translation - Yiddish

4/11/2010 I need help translating the yiddish/Hebrew at the top of the page- Thank You! View the post with its 3 responses
15081 Translation - Other

4/11/2010 Family records written into old family book. Sorry for the poor scan quality- it is a scan of a xerox of a book in England! I'm looking for help with translation of Polish, Hebrew, and Yiddish on the page. View the post with its 3 responses
15030 Translation - Russian

4/11/2010 Firstborn of james-bliman, eldest sibling of grandfather. Child's name, exact date, parents names, ages, grandparents and professions-many thanks, Helena View the post with its 1 response
15021 Translation - Russian

4/11/2010 This is a marriage record of Haim Warszniter and Bela Krajcman. Appreciate help in getting the names details, specially validating the bride's details as her age (was indexed as 25 which is too old for later birth records - could it be 15 ?).

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15049 Translation - German

4/11/2010 I have a problem of reading just one name (or maybe it is not a name after all)
Judel son of Jankel David
off Jankel David Kurzan ....
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15052 Translation - Russian

4/11/2010 Rear of child photo. What I am most curious about on this side is the handwritten info. A name perhaps???? View the post with its 3 responses
15053 Do you recognize?

4/11/2010 A lady and baby. I assume a relative but no idea which one. Not even sure if Sinder and Mendelson side of the family or Balter. View the post, there are no responses
15054 Translation - Russian

4/11/2010 Hopefully if the back of this photo can be read it will lead to some clues. View the post with its 2 responses
7944 Translation - Russian

4/11/2010 Russian Passport View the post with its 1 response
7945 Translation - Russian

4/11/2010 Russian Passport page 2 View the post with its 1 response
3198 Translation - Polish

4/11/2010 This is a postcard sent in the early 40's to my Mother from her Aunt, Salka Segal from Warsaw, Poland View the post, there are no responses
3199 Translation - Polish

4/11/2010 this is the front of the postcard sent by Salka Segal to her niece, my mother, Helen Young Hill View the post with its 1 response
3253 Translation - Polish

4/7/2010 from my Mother's Aunt. It might help me know more about my family. View the post with its 1 response
3254 Translation - Polish

4/7/2010 I really would like to know about my family in the Warsaw Ghetto View the post with its 1 response
3255 Translation - Polish

4/7/2010 Can someone help me to know what this postcard says about life in the Warsaw Ghetto? View the post, there are no responses
15050 Translation - Yiddish

4/7/2010 I would like to know in English what the writing on the back of the card says that has the date, 1944. I was told that it proably is in Yiddish. Thank you, Lynne Siegel View the post with its 6 responses
15058 Translation - Russian

4/7/2010 This is a birth record of Szija Warszniter, 1873. I appreciate details of the father/mother - mainly the mother name. The JRI index specifies the mother as "Haja Hena Krjcman" and father "Chaim" - while from other records the mother name should be "Bela" or "Bayla Hena". I know it's bad quality - hope bright/contrast can help... Thanks ! View the post with its 1 response
15059 Translation - Hungarian

4/7/2010 There are only a few words on each postcard, so I grouped them together. The top one is dated Karcag 1947 December, and the reverse has a photo of my grandmother Ernst Iren. What are the words above it? I think the third word may be her nickname.

The second postcard is of my grandfather Scheiner Tibor and his brother. I can't make anything out on it.
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15046 Translation - Yiddish

4/7/2010 This postcard was sent from Russia to my paternal grandmother Rose EINBUND in Pittsburgh in 1914 (or 1919?). My Grandmother's family came from Parichi (near Shchedrin) in the Belarus region of Russia. I'd like to have the postcard translated from Yiddish to English. (The first line appears to be in Russian. I'd like to know what that says too - if possible.) ------ Thanks for all of the great help! View the post with its 6 responses
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