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VM ID Category Image Date Approved Question Posts
19207 Translation - Russian

6/5/2011 4:07 PM Name/sex of child born.
Name of parents of the child born.
Name of witnesses and/or godparetns.
Name of priest, if present.
Place and date where child was born.
Place where parents live.
Place where witnesses, priest live.
Place and date of registration of birth.
Occupations of parents and witnesses/godparents.
Whether or not the child was christened.
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19208 Interpretation

6/5/2011 4:07 PM This image is of two columns of a passenger list for the ship, Moravia, arriving at the Port of New York in 1886. I would be grateful for any help in interpreting the handwriting in these two columns. The person to whom these words refer is Moritz Weiss from Hungary. He was a butcher.

Many thanks,

Randy

Rand H. Fishbein, Ph.D.
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19201 Photo Identification

6/5/2011 4:06 PM This Photo is taken today 3/6-2011 and are a new Photo of me : Mr. Magnus Torstein Jogvanson Johansen ,concerning the Johansen Family Tree : Jewishgen ID #367887 . View the post, there are no responses
19203 Photo Identification

6/5/2011 4:06 PM Europe or U.S.A.? Time frame? I am not able to put this family photo in any context. I'm hoping the clothing or style of building will yield some clues. View the post with its 4 responses
19204 Tombstone

6/5/2011 4:06 PM Tombstone for grave of William Dworski. I'd like translation of Hebrew inscription. View the post with its 2 responses
19205 Tombstone

6/5/2011 4:06 PM I'd appreciate translation of Hebrew inscription. Is this a woman who married into the DWORSKI family or was a DWORSKI herself? View the post with its 6 responses
19194 Tombstone

6/5/2011 4:06 PM Could somebody please translate the Hebrew inscription? Thank you very much for your help. View the post with its 2 responses
19188 Translation - German

6/5/2011 4:05 PM Letter from Kyjov. Family moved there from Hodonin. One of the last letters out. This is the front side of teh letter. View the post with its 2 responses
19189 Translation - German

6/5/2011 4:05 PM This is reverse side of the letter. The family had been relocated from Hodonin to Kyjov. This is probably one fo the last letters out. View the post with its 2 responses
19190 Translation - Hebrew

6/5/2011 4:05 PM Hopefully this is a better copy of the bridegroom and witness signatures on my gransparents original ketubah.

Please can someone translate them for me. The bridegroom, my grandfather, was Israel, son of Abraham Isaac - but I have no idea of their surname other than the one they were given by the border authorities - Klein. The bride was Miriam Blumenthal, daughter of Nathan.

Many thanks in advance.

Sue Easter

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19191 Photo Identification

6/5/2011 4:05 PM Does anyone recognize the style/period of this photo? Based on where I found it, it's either from pre-war Poland or post-war Poland or Austria. Can someone tell me for sure?

The original photo is not as blurry as this copy, but it's not as clear as a regular photograph--it almosts looks as if it was hand-painted.
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19192 Photo Identification

6/5/2011 4:05 PM This is a photo of Nachman Birnberg, born in Kolomyia in 1880. Does anyone recognize the army uniform he's wearing? Which army would this be for? Were Jews in this area required to join the army? View the post with its 2 responses
19193 Translation - Polish

6/5/2011 4:05 PM This is the birth register for my great-great-grandmother Sarah Perlmutter. I can read her name, as well as the names of her parents, but I have no idea what the text says below their names. if anyone can help me figure this out I would greatly appreciate it. Thank you. View the post with its 1 response
19164 Tombstone

6/5/2011 4:04 PM Gravesite in Chicago, Waldheim. Thank you. View the post with its 1 response
19169 Tombstone

6/5/2011 4:04 PM Cemetery: Waldheim, Chicago
My grandfather's gravestone. We were told his father was Iossel or Joseph, but that does not seem to be the case. I can't make it out. Looking forward to your translation. Thank you!
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19155 Translation - Polish

6/5/2011 4:03 PM I have received an email from the Plock Archives with an estimate of costs, payment method and instructions associated with obtaining a copy of the marriage certificate for Janchem Szpak and Ginda Dwojra Lewenszteyn and would be grateful if someone could translate it for me. Thankyou to anyone who obliges. My e mail address is:
janet.richardson@4boys.karoo.co.uk

Janet Richardson
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19181 Translation - Yiddish

6/1/2011 6:12 PM Can anyone help translate this text? Thank you! View the post, there are no responses
19182 Translation - Russian

6/1/2011 6:12 PM Can anyone help translate this text? Thank you! View the post with its 3 responses
19184 Translation - German

6/1/2011 6:12 PM The writing on a back of a postcard. Thank you for helping in tranlating. View the post with its 1 response
19185 Do you recognize?

6/1/2011 6:12 PM This picture shows a group of girls who celebrated their Bat Mitzvah in the Bulawayo Synagogue (in Zimbabwe, formerly Rhodesia) in 1968. Rabbi Zwebner (center) was officiating.

All the girls have been identified except for the 6th and 7th girls from the left in the photo. Does anyone know the names of these two remaining girls?

Thanks.

Roy
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