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Kowalewo records on Sierpc microfilm #poland

dovid colman <dybk@...>
 

I recently posted a message that some records >from Kowalewo were found on a
Sierpc, Poland microfilm.

Having reviewed some of the indexes, the names appear to be those of
gentiles and not relevant to us.

Dovid Colman
Toronto, Canada
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JRI Poland #Poland Kowalewo records on Sierpc microfilm #poland

dovid colman <dybk@...>
 

I recently posted a message that some records >from Kowalewo were found on a
Sierpc, Poland microfilm.

Having reviewed some of the indexes, the names appear to be those of
gentiles and not relevant to us.

Dovid Colman
Toronto, Canada
______________________________________________________
Get Your Private, Free Email at http://www.hotmail.com


Re: Hints for taking photos #general

Bob Myles <nonono@...>
 

Color film/photos fades over time. Use Black and White instead.
Your color film can be developed as black and white photos.
You can also use a digital camera for B & W pictures.
B&W prints will also fade over time if they're not archivally processed.
In fact, they can fade rather quickly if not processed properly and stored
with care. The deterioration is more obvious with color film because color
changes are easier to detect than tonal changes in the greys of a B&W
photograph.

Storage boxes can be made of aluminum, stainless steel, polyethylene, hard
rubber, glass, porcelain, or metal coated with baked enamel.

Negatives should be stored in polyethylene or acid-free envelopes, prints
in acid-free paper and boxes. Anyone interested can e-mail me privately
for sources.

In a perfect world, negatives and prints would be stored in an environment
of moderate temperature and low humidity.

Bob Myles
Atlanta, GA

MODERATOR NOTE: Also read the JewishGen InfoFile on document
preservation. It has a special section on photographs. You can
access it at: http://www.jewishgen.org/infofiles/docupres.txt


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Re: Hints for taking photos #general

Bob Myles <nonono@...>
 

Color film/photos fades over time. Use Black and White instead.
Your color film can be developed as black and white photos.
You can also use a digital camera for B & W pictures.
B&W prints will also fade over time if they're not archivally processed.
In fact, they can fade rather quickly if not processed properly and stored
with care. The deterioration is more obvious with color film because color
changes are easier to detect than tonal changes in the greys of a B&W
photograph.

Storage boxes can be made of aluminum, stainless steel, polyethylene, hard
rubber, glass, porcelain, or metal coated with baked enamel.

Negatives should be stored in polyethylene or acid-free envelopes, prints
in acid-free paper and boxes. Anyone interested can e-mail me privately
for sources.

In a perfect world, negatives and prints would be stored in an environment
of moderate temperature and low humidity.

Bob Myles
Atlanta, GA

MODERATOR NOTE: Also read the JewishGen InfoFile on document
preservation. It has a special section on photographs. You can
access it at: http://www.jewishgen.org/infofiles/docupres.txt


reported plans for Prague Jewish Cemetery possible hoax #general

skydell@...
 

To the many concerned genners who are sending us the messages regarding
the possible destruction of the 800 year old Prague Jewish Cemetery, we
have been alerted that this is a possible hoax, or at the very least
misinformation.

All the messages coming in refer to an article that has supposedly
appeared in a newspaper called the Jewish Tribune, and to a purported
letter written by Rabbi Sidon to the London Committee for the Preservation
of Jewish Cemeteries in Europe...yet none who write to us have actually
seen the newspaper article, or a citation of the date of publication,
nor has anyone who is writing seen the references in any other newspaper.

It is all hearsay, and suspiciously "hoaxlike" since most messages being
reported and quoted to us contain the advice "please forward this to as
many of your friends as possible", the refrain one finds in hoaxes 99.9%
of the time!

So, until any of our UK JewishGen family actually *sees* this article
in the Jewish Tribune, or is willing to contact the London Committee
for the Preservation of Jewish Cemeteries in Europe to clarify the
situation, we will continue to maintain a skeptical stance.

Carol Skydell
JewishGen Operations


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen reported plans for Prague Jewish Cemetery possible hoax #general

skydell@...
 

To the many concerned genners who are sending us the messages regarding
the possible destruction of the 800 year old Prague Jewish Cemetery, we
have been alerted that this is a possible hoax, or at the very least
misinformation.

All the messages coming in refer to an article that has supposedly
appeared in a newspaper called the Jewish Tribune, and to a purported
letter written by Rabbi Sidon to the London Committee for the Preservation
of Jewish Cemeteries in Europe...yet none who write to us have actually
seen the newspaper article, or a citation of the date of publication,
nor has anyone who is writing seen the references in any other newspaper.

It is all hearsay, and suspiciously "hoaxlike" since most messages being
reported and quoted to us contain the advice "please forward this to as
many of your friends as possible", the refrain one finds in hoaxes 99.9%
of the time!

So, until any of our UK JewishGen family actually *sees* this article
in the Jewish Tribune, or is willing to contact the London Committee
for the Preservation of Jewish Cemeteries in Europe to clarify the
situation, we will continue to maintain a skeptical stance.

Carol Skydell
JewishGen Operations


Re: posting names & JGFF & FTJP #general

LiniDi@...
 

I agree with Linda Rakoff - I find my information >from all different sources:
FTJP, JGFF and the messages with their lists of names. If I submitted all
the names I am researching (which in my case includes relatives of spouses) I
would be entering information for hours. There are about 6-10 names that I
concentrate on, and those are in JGFF; my tree is in FTJP. But many times I
go to the message archives as well - especially when some new infromation
pops up and I want to see who else is researching that information or those
names.

Comments about JGFF and FTJP:
In JGFF the emails are not updated all the time (responsibility of the
researcher, I know) which can be very frustrating.
In FTJP, as Linda said, you don't know who you are contacting and it can
sometimes lead to duplicate contacts.

All of these resources are excellent - but need to be used in tandem. Please
don't stop people >from posting their surname lists.

Lynn Wertheim-DiMatteo
Staten Island, NY
LiniDi@...

GOLDBERG/GOLDSTEIN/LIPSHUTZ >from Stawiski, Poland
WERTHEIM - New York >from about 1850's
WEISBERG & EBERSTARK >from Austria/Hungary


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Re: posting names & JGFF & FTJP #general

LiniDi@...
 

I agree with Linda Rakoff - I find my information >from all different sources:
FTJP, JGFF and the messages with their lists of names. If I submitted all
the names I am researching (which in my case includes relatives of spouses) I
would be entering information for hours. There are about 6-10 names that I
concentrate on, and those are in JGFF; my tree is in FTJP. But many times I
go to the message archives as well - especially when some new infromation
pops up and I want to see who else is researching that information or those
names.

Comments about JGFF and FTJP:
In JGFF the emails are not updated all the time (responsibility of the
researcher, I know) which can be very frustrating.
In FTJP, as Linda said, you don't know who you are contacting and it can
sometimes lead to duplicate contacts.

All of these resources are excellent - but need to be used in tandem. Please
don't stop people >from posting their surname lists.

Lynn Wertheim-DiMatteo
Staten Island, NY
LiniDi@...

GOLDBERG/GOLDSTEIN/LIPSHUTZ >from Stawiski, Poland
WERTHEIM - New York >from about 1850's
WEISBERG & EBERSTARK >from Austria/Hungary


Re: Tandeciarz #general

armata@...
 

Just to round out the discussion of the meaning of tandeciarz, I did some
checking in 8-volume and 11-volume Polish dictionaries in our local
university library. A tandeciarz was a dealer who sold goods that were
cheap, either because they were secondhand and often worn out, or because
they were poorly made and of low quality. Karlowicz's 8-vol dictionary
from 1953 defines it as "someone who deals in cheap goods, buying up old
discards, buying and selling used items." It could also mean the store
where that business was conducted.

Some quotes >from Karlowicz:
"These weren't weapons bought >from some tandeciarz, but were clearly
inherited, passed >from father to son, family heirlooms."

"On both sides of Dluga Street there are fruit vendors, and tandeciarze
(plural), who here also sell old books and engravings."

On the other hand, three Polish-English dictionaries I checked did give
the definition of "dealer in used clothing" that others had mentioned, but
which doesn't really give the right idea - the tandeciarz sold more than
clothes, and cheap new things (junk) as well as used things. Iit may just
be that one Polish-English dictionary came up with that definition and
subsequent others just kept reprinting it.

Joe Armata
armata@...


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Re: Tandeciarz #general

armata@...
 

Just to round out the discussion of the meaning of tandeciarz, I did some
checking in 8-volume and 11-volume Polish dictionaries in our local
university library. A tandeciarz was a dealer who sold goods that were
cheap, either because they were secondhand and often worn out, or because
they were poorly made and of low quality. Karlowicz's 8-vol dictionary
from 1953 defines it as "someone who deals in cheap goods, buying up old
discards, buying and selling used items." It could also mean the store
where that business was conducted.

Some quotes >from Karlowicz:
"These weren't weapons bought >from some tandeciarz, but were clearly
inherited, passed >from father to son, family heirlooms."

"On both sides of Dluga Street there are fruit vendors, and tandeciarze
(plural), who here also sell old books and engravings."

On the other hand, three Polish-English dictionaries I checked did give
the definition of "dealer in used clothing" that others had mentioned, but
which doesn't really give the right idea - the tandeciarz sold more than
clothes, and cheap new things (junk) as well as used things. Iit may just
be that one Polish-English dictionary came up with that definition and
subsequent others just kept reprinting it.

Joe Armata
armata@...


Searching NEUFELD, STERN, SCHILLINGER, GLUSTEIN #hungary

Ruffin Cooper <rrcooper@...>
 

Well, here I go again with more information. My grandfather, (Vilmos)
NEUFELD was Neolog.

Primarily I am searching for the NEUFELD, GLUSTEIN, STERN and SCHILLINGER
families in Hungary in the 1800's, although I would love to find any other
relatives in the USA.

Sigmund NEUFELD married Turka GLUSTEIN sometime in the early 1800's
somewhere in Hungary. They had a son:

Max (Mark) NEUFELD was born in Budapest Hungary in April 1844 and died in
Manhattan, New York City on
July 15, 1907. His wife was:

Bertha SCHILLINGER born in May 1848 in Budapest Hungary. She died August 13,
1921 in Manhattan, New York City.

Her parents were Wolf (Farkas) SCHILLINGER and Anna (last name unknown).

Max and Bertha had 8 children, they are:

William (Vilmos) NEUFELD (my grandfather), was born August 18, 1869 in
Budapest Hungary and died November 25, 1913 in Brooklyn New York. He married
Fannie STERN in Budapest on July 5, 1891.

Fannie STERN, possibly born in Tiszaluc, Hungary. The town was written by
the clerk at Ellis Island phonetically and my best guess is that it was a
town on the river Tiza in Hungary, possibly Tiszaluc.

Vilmos and Fannie had 5 or 5 children, all were born in the United States,
in Brooklyn New York. There given names were Leah, Harry, Anna, Sidney (or
Sydney), Golde (maybe), and Regina (Ruth), (my mother)

The most important document I have is his birth record in Budapest. I also
have ships manifests, Naturalization records, etc for the NEUFELD's. Here
is an extract of the birth record of Vilmos NEUFELD that I have in my
possession.

***Birth Registration for Vilmos Neufeld, August 18,1869 in Budapest,
Austro-Hungarian Empire, (Israelitische Kirche Budapest, Kirchengemeinde,
Budapest - Neolog 1868-1871).***

I have a lot of other information, but this is the primary data of my
family.

Anyone having any information about my family should feel free to contact
me, to say the least.

Regards

Ruffin Cooper
(so figure how a grandson of Vilmos NEUFELD is named Ruffin Cooper!)


Hungary SIG #Hungary Searching NEUFELD, STERN, SCHILLINGER, GLUSTEIN #hungary

Ruffin Cooper <rrcooper@...>
 

Well, here I go again with more information. My grandfather, (Vilmos)
NEUFELD was Neolog.

Primarily I am searching for the NEUFELD, GLUSTEIN, STERN and SCHILLINGER
families in Hungary in the 1800's, although I would love to find any other
relatives in the USA.

Sigmund NEUFELD married Turka GLUSTEIN sometime in the early 1800's
somewhere in Hungary. They had a son:

Max (Mark) NEUFELD was born in Budapest Hungary in April 1844 and died in
Manhattan, New York City on
July 15, 1907. His wife was:

Bertha SCHILLINGER born in May 1848 in Budapest Hungary. She died August 13,
1921 in Manhattan, New York City.

Her parents were Wolf (Farkas) SCHILLINGER and Anna (last name unknown).

Max and Bertha had 8 children, they are:

William (Vilmos) NEUFELD (my grandfather), was born August 18, 1869 in
Budapest Hungary and died November 25, 1913 in Brooklyn New York. He married
Fannie STERN in Budapest on July 5, 1891.

Fannie STERN, possibly born in Tiszaluc, Hungary. The town was written by
the clerk at Ellis Island phonetically and my best guess is that it was a
town on the river Tiza in Hungary, possibly Tiszaluc.

Vilmos and Fannie had 5 or 5 children, all were born in the United States,
in Brooklyn New York. There given names were Leah, Harry, Anna, Sidney (or
Sydney), Golde (maybe), and Regina (Ruth), (my mother)

The most important document I have is his birth record in Budapest. I also
have ships manifests, Naturalization records, etc for the NEUFELD's. Here
is an extract of the birth record of Vilmos NEUFELD that I have in my
possession.

***Birth Registration for Vilmos Neufeld, August 18,1869 in Budapest,
Austro-Hungarian Empire, (Israelitische Kirche Budapest, Kirchengemeinde,
Budapest - Neolog 1868-1871).***

I have a lot of other information, but this is the primary data of my
family.

Anyone having any information about my family should feel free to contact
me, to say the least.

Regards

Ruffin Cooper
(so figure how a grandson of Vilmos NEUFELD is named Ruffin Cooper!)


Re: Temple Adath Israel in NY #general

steve morgan <morgansr@...>
 

A photo of Temple Adath Israel, as well as Mt. Eden Center (where my
zayde davened and I attended Hebrew School) can be found at this URL
http://moon.jrn.columbia.edu/BronxBeat/indices/042197/standsyn.html

Steve Morgan
Wilmington, NC


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Re: Temple Adath Israel in NY #general

steve morgan <morgansr@...>
 

A photo of Temple Adath Israel, as well as Mt. Eden Center (where my
zayde davened and I attended Hebrew School) can be found at this URL
http://moon.jrn.columbia.edu/BronxBeat/indices/042197/standsyn.html

Steve Morgan
Wilmington, NC


Yakov GUTTMAN/Jacob GOODMAN, #general

M A Israel <miriamisrael@...>
 

I have searched the list of people searching the same names as I am, like
Javob GOODMAN, formerly Yakov GUTTMAN, but out of all the emails I posted,
only 3 replied and the others either bounced or were not responded to.

Why do people put their ancestors down and list them, then drop out of the
sky and I get returned emails >from address that are not known?

What is the point of joining JewishGen, putting your missing ancestors down
if you are not going to follow the people who are searching the same people
with the same surnames as I am ?

Miriam Israel
Rockhampton,
Queensland
Australia.
please visit my web site at
http://www.jewishgen.org/family/sprott.html


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Yakov GUTTMAN/Jacob GOODMAN, #general

M A Israel <miriamisrael@...>
 

I have searched the list of people searching the same names as I am, like
Javob GOODMAN, formerly Yakov GUTTMAN, but out of all the emails I posted,
only 3 replied and the others either bounced or were not responded to.

Why do people put their ancestors down and list them, then drop out of the
sky and I get returned emails >from address that are not known?

What is the point of joining JewishGen, putting your missing ancestors down
if you are not going to follow the people who are searching the same people
with the same surnames as I am ?

Miriam Israel
Rockhampton,
Queensland
Australia.
please visit my web site at
http://www.jewishgen.org/family/sprott.html


How the Lodz Ghetto Archives were saved #general

Seflaum@...
 

Dear Fellow Researchers,

Anyone with interest in the Lodz ghetto will greatly benefit >from a new
article written and donated by Michael J. Meshenberg. "Preserving the Lodz
Ghetto Archives" includes the fascinating story of how one man's courage
saved the extensive records of the longest existing Polish ghetto. The
article may be viewed at
http://www.jewishgen.org/Shtetlinks/Lodz/ghettoar.htm

Michael is also the author of "Lodz Ghetto and Cemetery Lists," an article
published in the Spring 1995 issue of Avotaynu. Many thanks to Michael for
his time, effort and dedication.

Sincerely,
Shirley Flaum
Lodz Shtetlinks Coordinator
http://www.jewishgen.org/Shtetlinks/Lodz/Lodz.htm


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen How the Lodz Ghetto Archives were saved #general

Seflaum@...
 

Dear Fellow Researchers,

Anyone with interest in the Lodz ghetto will greatly benefit >from a new
article written and donated by Michael J. Meshenberg. "Preserving the Lodz
Ghetto Archives" includes the fascinating story of how one man's courage
saved the extensive records of the longest existing Polish ghetto. The
article may be viewed at
http://www.jewishgen.org/Shtetlinks/Lodz/ghettoar.htm

Michael is also the author of "Lodz Ghetto and Cemetery Lists," an article
published in the Spring 1995 issue of Avotaynu. Many thanks to Michael for
his time, effort and dedication.

Sincerely,
Shirley Flaum
Lodz Shtetlinks Coordinator
http://www.jewishgen.org/Shtetlinks/Lodz/Lodz.htm


Re: Leeds Jewish Telegraph #general

Marcelo Rosenbaum <marcelo@...>
 

The correct URL is http://www.jewish-telegraph.com although I was also
able to login via //www.jewishtelegraph.co.uk.

Best regards

Marcelo Rosenbaum
marcelo@...

susan sharfman <sujazz@...> writes:
I read in the Jewishgen Discusion group that the Jewish Telegraph in
Leeds has an online site www.jewishtelegraph.com but when I try to
access it through the usual search engines, yahoo, altavista, etc I get
nothing. I emailed them and they wrote back that the address is correct.
Any suggestions?

Susan Sharfman
Pt Richmond, CA

MODERATOR NOTE: All URLs are checked by the moderator before posting.
< www.jewishtelegraph.com > was accessible using Internet Explorer and
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JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Re: Leeds Jewish Telegraph #general

Marcelo Rosenbaum <marcelo@...>
 

The correct URL is http://www.jewish-telegraph.com although I was also
able to login via //www.jewishtelegraph.co.uk.

Best regards

Marcelo Rosenbaum
marcelo@...

susan sharfman <sujazz@...> writes:
I read in the Jewishgen Discusion group that the Jewish Telegraph in
Leeds has an online site www.jewishtelegraph.com but when I try to
access it through the usual search engines, yahoo, altavista, etc I get
nothing. I emailed them and they wrote back that the address is correct.
Any suggestions?

Susan Sharfman
Pt Richmond, CA

MODERATOR NOTE: All URLs are checked by the moderator before posting.
< www.jewishtelegraph.com > was accessible using Internet Explorer and
Netscape Communicator.