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Odessa (Town)Acquisition and indexing of Odessa Archives Indexes for Jewish Records (1875-1920)Yoni KupchikIn progress
The Odessa archives have in their possession Jewish vital records ranging from 1875 to 1920. Most of these books have indexes of the names included in the books. 

We have already more than 6000 document images and the project continues.

We need your help both with donations (to hire professional translators) or as a volunteer translator.

Thanks in advance,

Ariel Parkansky
Odessa (Town)Fundraising Project, Odessa Document Acquisition and Translation ProjectsAriel ParkanskyIn progress
The project includes the research, acquisition and translation of new “fonds” as well as translation of existing ones. Professional and volunteer researchers will extract data from original records, translate them into English, and enter the data into a spreadsheet template provided by JewishGen. Once those tasks are complete, JewishGen will integrate the new data into the JewishGen Ukraine Database
Odessa (Town)Books Database, digitizing and translation, Odessa Ariel ParkanskyOngoing
This project consist in treating the books with an automatic process of 4 steps to make them searchable both in Cyrillic and Roman:
1) scanning the books (or getting the page images)
2) digitizing the images with an OCR
3) converting the resulting Cyrillic text to the reformed Russian orthography 
4) translating to English by Google
Odessa (Town)Fundraising Project, OdessaAriel ParkanskyOngoing
The Odessa fundraising project has been opened at JewishGen. Donations are being received.
Odessa (Town)Vital Records translations, OdessaAriel ParkanskyOngoing
A centralized database compiled from documents provided by individual Odessa genealogists (currently around 2700 records). This database is being incremented frequently and in the future will be posted in the All Ukraine Database.
Odessa (Town)Yizkor book translation, OdessaSusan CurelopOngoing
Susan Curelop has translated Never To Be Forgotten: Jewish Victims of Nazism and Heroes of the Resistance, The Book of Memory by Boris Gidalevitch, 1997. She is preparing the book for submission to JG Ukraine DB .
Odessa (Town)Rabbinate records, Archives catalog translation, Odessa Archives (Fond 39) To be definedNot Yet Started
Fond 39 (Opis 1 to 6) contains Odessa Rabbinate Records.
A catalog with it"s detailed contents is available in Russian.
This project aims to translate it to English.
Odessa (Town)Head of Household Index, OdessaBena ShklyanoyFinished
Prepare the head of household index for posting on the Odessa KehilaLinks website, JewishGen Ukraine Database and the Ukraine SIG MNI.
Odessa (Town)Name List: Jewish Small Business Registration, OdessaBena ShklyanoyFinished
Translation of Fond 359 of the Odessa State Archives corresponding to the Jewish Section of the Odessa Small Business Registration
Odessa (Town)Ship Manifests: Re-index Ellis Island Database (EIDB), OdessaAriel ParkanskyFinished
Extract data for Odessa. 28,226 records extracted, but without the unindexed fields. Additional extraction needed.
Odessa (Town)Cemeteries: Documentation for JOWBR, Odessa, Book of gravestone inscriptionsAriel ParkanskyFinished
Translation and indexing of the Book of Special annotations in the old and the new cemeteries of the Jewish congregation of the city of Odessa. 
Published by the collector (Gabay) of Khevra Kadisha The year of "the Zionists of the city of Odessa" (or: "the marks of the city of Odessa").
Printed in Warsaw in 1889
Odessa (Town)Directory, property & business owners, Odessa 1902-1903 Ariel ParkanskyFinished
Translate/transliterate and process the alphabetical index of the All Odessa Trade, Commerce and Real Estate Address and Reference Book, 1902 & 1903. Prepare the database for posting in the JewishGen Ukraine Database.

Total: 12 records

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