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VM ID Category Image Date Approved Question Posts
14545 Translation - Russian

2/7/2010 Please translate text about Pochep synagogue. Part 2 of 2. View the post, there are no responses
14546 Photo Identification

2/7/2010 I believe this is my paternal grandmother's father - Benya Einbund / Ainbund from Parichi or nearby in Belarus. My father's mother was Rose Weiner from Pgh, PA (nee Einbund from Parichi). There are a few words on the reverse (Yiddish?) that I would like to have translated. (See Reverse - Viewmate ID 14548.) View the post, there are no responses
14547 Do you recognize?

2/7/2010 I would like to know if this medalion still exists. My grandfather was a jeweler. According to my dad, he did not make the piece from scratch, but it was in his shop and was inscribed by him according to whomever purchased it for the purpose as inscribed. It is 14 K Gold and according to my father there were three such medals that may have had eith his initials carved on it or brothers or sisters. My grandfather Theodore Greenberg died in 1970 and I never knew him. View the post, there are no responses
14548 Translation - Yiddish

2/7/2010 I'd like to have these few (Yiddish?) words translated. This is the back of a photo of (I believe) my paternal grandmother's father - Benya Einbund / Ainbund from Parichi or nearby in Belarus. (See pic -Viewmate ID 14546.)
It looks like the date 1924 on the left side. (Photo is probably older.) The 2nd line from the bottom on the right seems to start (in Eng?) "Goril" (for Gorelik?) or "Gomel" (the Province?).
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14549 Do you recognize?

2/7/2010 Here is another medallion, and this one indeed has my father's initials on it of G.E.G. I wonder if this one is still in exixtence as well. View the post, there are no responses
14537 Do you recognize?

2/7/2010 I have got an original picture of a young man.It had been found in ZELECHOW (Poland)after the war.
The dedication in Polish says:Warszawa 26.II.1939 r. To Estera- J.Goldsztajn
Could that be someone` s missing link?
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14538 Translation - Hebrew

2/7/2010 This was submitted by someone with information on my grandfathers first cousins, who perished (or not?) in the holocaust. I am desperate to contact this man, as he may be a survivor whom our family lost touch with. View the post with its 9 responses
14539 Translation - Polish

2/7/2010 I would like a translation of this document please - it is 4 pages long in total. This is page 1 View the post with its 2 responses
14434 Translation - Yiddish

2/7/2010 Pages 7 and 8 of eight page letter to relative upon the family's relocation from lower Eastside to upstate NY farm community. Concerns, issues, family news and names of persons, town, etc. View the post, there are no responses
14445 Translation - German

2/7/2010 Translation of handwriting on the bottom right of postcard please. View the post with its 3 responses
14446 Translation - German

2/7/2010 translation. My really interest is the names. But would like a translation of the whole postcard.
thank you!
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14481 Tombstone

2/7/2010 Translation of Hebrew. View the post with its 1 response
14482 Tombstone

2/3/2010 Translation of Hebrew. View the post with its 1 response
14483 Tombstone

2/3/2010 Translation of Hebrew. View the post with its 1 response
14484 Tombstone

2/3/2010 Translation of Hebrew. View the post with its 1 response
14485 Translation - Other

2/3/2010 this is the back of an image showing a portrait of a uniformed man.
i don't know which language it is. (might be even english but i can't read it)
translation would be apriccated.
View the post with its 2 responses
14486 Translation - Polish

2/3/2010 can someone translate the writing on the bottom?
It might be polish.
Thanks in advanced.
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14487 Translation - Polish

2/3/2010 The back side of an image showing a man.
A translation would be very much apriciated.
if it's not polish, do you know what the language is?
View the post with its 1 response
14489 Interpretation

2/3/2010 Soloman Callmann, age 19, cigar maker, from Posen. What is the name of the town specified and what is the name of that town today? View the post with its 4 responses
14453 Translation - Polish

2/3/2010 Thanks to some sloppy record-keeping on my part, I do not know whose birth/death record. The name on the record could be Galas or Dobrzynski. May I have the names, dates, place? Thank you! View the post with its 1 response
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