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Submitted by Patricia Klindienst

Information Picture Question
Category: Interpretation
Approval Date: 1/9/2011 4:33 PM
Family Surname: Belinsky, Schochetman
Country: Russia
Town: Odessa / Philadelphia
Date of Image: May 1905
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This is Mike Belinsky paying for steamship tickets for two of his cousins, Sossie (Sophie) Schochetman and her older sister Udel (Ida). Can people help me interpret the Passenger's Address in the far right column? I know the Schochetmans were from Odessa, but I've never been able to find their street address, and I'm hoping this bank ledger will help answer the question.


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1/10/2011 2:51 AM I can't make sense out of the first line. It looks that this is name of their relative rather than a street address. Probably the second word is Cantor.

The second line is 'for (?) Daniel Segal'. I am not sure about 'for', but if my guess is correct this is a common Russian equivalent of c/o

Third line: City Odessa

Fourth line: Herson Province.

I may try to get more out of the first line if you could send a bigger image.

[Comments by Elena Govor]
1/12/2011 4:42 AM The first word on the first line is probably "Towariszczestwo" - which can be translated as "partnership company". The second word should be the name of the company, it starts with Ka...

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