JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Re: Question re Passenger Lists #general
Elise Friedman <elise@...>
On Tue, 10 Sep 2002, Diane Jacobs wrote:
They are one and the same. Theonly advantage to looking themActually, you can indeed get the Detained Passengers and Special
Inquiry lists on the EIDB. You just have to keep clicking next (or
previous if the film was put online in reverse order, which many were)
while viewing the manifest image to find the end of the manifest.
Every single frame of the manifest microfilms were put on the EIDB...
even the several completely blank frames at the beginning and end of
the films! Clicking the next and previous links is comparable to
scrolling through the microfilm on a reader at NARA.. just a little
Also, you can easily find out if your family member was detained or
held for special inquiry before spending time searching for those
lists. On the person's manifest page, an X to the left of their name
means they were detained. An S.I. means they were held for special
See the EIDB FAQ at http://www.jewishgen.org/infofiles/eidbfaq.html
for more helpful information about the Ellis Island Database.
Karen - make sure you are looking at the image of the actual manifest,
rather than the EIDB's text version that only has 4 or so columns of
info. If you are looking at the text manifest, look above it and
you'll see a button that says View Original Manifest.. click that and
you'll then be shown an image of the manifest page that you would find
on the microfilms at NARA. Note that some manifests extend two pages
(depends on the year..more information was included in later years),
so you'll have to click next or previous to get to the second page, if
your manifest has one.
Hope this helps!
PALEVSKY/PALEFSKY, POLLACK, DUBIN, DAITCH (Horodetz/Kobryn, Belarus);
LIPSCHITZ/LIFSHITZ (Brisk, Belarus);
EISNER, TAUB, SASS (Myszkowice/Tarnopol or Lemberg, Ukraine);
MILLER [or variants], TAUB (Dobromil/Byblo);
CHERNOCK/CHERNIACK (Russia/Poland); CHESIN (Mstislavl, Mogilev, Belarus);
FRIEDMAN/LEWIS [originally KIMYATEK or similar] (Katowice?, Poland)