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ViewMate translation request - old German script #austria-czech

carolevogel51@...
 

Hi All,

I am making my way through parts of the 1744 Mattersdorf Jewish census
to make sure I didn't miss anything important. I have posted four
snippets on viewmate with my summary of the important parts.

http://www.jewishgen.org/viewmate/viewmateview.asp?key=VM32771

http://www.jewishgen.org/viewmate/viewmateview.asp?key=VM32772

http://www.jewishgen.org/viewmate/viewmateview.asp?key=VM32773

http://www.jewishgen.org/viewmate/viewmateview.asp?key=VM32774


Thanks for the help!

Carole G. Vogel

Branchville, NJ, USA


ViewMate translation request - German to English #austria-czech

leah9knud@...
 

I have posted three WWI postcards written in German for which I need a
translation.

There are on ViewMate at the following addresses ...

http://www.jewishgen.org/viewmate/viewmateview.asp?key=VM32754

http://www.jewishgen.org/viewmate/viewmateview.asp?key=VM32755

http://www.jewishgen.org/viewmate/viewmateview.asp?key=VM32756

I have more than 25 postcards and letters written by
my late step-GF, Josef (Pepi) ZIPPER B.Vienna 1890, to his family
and his fiancee (later wife) during his service in the Austrian army
during WWI and
from PoW camp in Serbia in 1914/15 and hospitalisation in Budapest etc.
from 1914 to 1916.
I have already had a few of these postcards translated (with
grateful thanks to Lily and Barbara) but it seems that some of
these are written in "old" German, which apparently is not so
easy to translate.
I have therefore placed three of these cards on Viewmate and would
very much appreciate it if anyone is willing and able to have a
look at these, as my knowledge of German is virtually nil.

A general translation (rather than a word-for-word translation)
would be enough I think.
I would appreciate if any translations could be sent to me at
leah9knud at activ8 stop net stop au


Many thanks in anticipation.

Lorraine Bertelsen
Downunder


Prague marriage record interpretation #austria-czech

fuerth.thomas@...
 

I've posted a vital record in German for which I need a
interpretation. It is on ViewMate at the following address ...
http://www.jewishgen.org/viewmate/viewmateview.asp?key=3DVM32758
Please respond via the form provided in the ViewMate application.
Thank you very much.
Thomas Fuerth
Stockholm
Sweden


UK Alien Entry Cards #austria-czech

leah9knud@...
 

Further to the discussion about UK Alien Entry Cards, I was lucky enough
to obtain a copy of my late step-Grandfather's 1939 UK Alien Entry Card
and his Austrian Reisepasse and other documents >from the Australian
National Archives. He fled >from Vienna to London in Juy 1939 (by air)
and was interned in May 1940 before being transported to Australia on
the infamous HMT DUNERA as a stateless enemy alien.

Strangely though photographs and some other details had been blanked out
or removed - but I do not know if this occurred in London, or on arrival
in Australia.

So if anyone has any links with Australia, then possibly an online
search might be useful -

www.naa.gov.au/
<http://www.naa.gov.au/collection/explore/defence/service-records/army-wwi.aspx>



Lorraine Bertelsen
Downunder


Dachau-Buchenwald #austria-czech

leah9knud@...
 

Re the discussion about the train journey >from Dachau to Buchenwald, I
have checked the biographical book "Dachau Song" - The20th C. Odyssey of
Herbert Zipper by Paul Cummins,
published by Peter Lang Publishing, New York.

Herbert ZIPPER was a well known composer. Herbert was the son of Emil
Zipper, who was one of several children of Cantor Josef/Chaim Ber
ZIPPER, who died in Vienna in 1884, and his third wife, Francesca
SCHWARZENBURG. My late step-Father's Grandfather, Julius/Jossel ZIPPER,
was also a son of Cantor ZIPPER and his first/second? wife, Etel, and
thus an older half-brother of Emil.

There is very little in the book about the actual train journey >from
Dachau to Buchenwald, but here are a few excerpts taken >from Herbert
ZIPPER's autobiographical notes/comments (which I do not have) :

Quote
In September 1938.............................the Nazis made plans to
expand their prison camps to accommodate the Jews and political
prisoners they would be accumulating. Zipper and many of his fellow
prisoners were told by the capos about a week before it happened tht
they would be transferred to Buchenwald.

On 22 September 1938, the day before they left Dachau, Zipper, and
Walter Zipper (his brother) and the others were issued new "clothes".
The thin synthetic clothes they had been wearing
were most unpleasant when they were wet. Partially made >from wood pulp
there was a prison saying :
Pisch nicht an der Baum du Schwein
morgen kanns dein Anzug sein

(Don't piss on the tree, you swine,
tomorrow it might be your suit)

.................

On 23 September 1938, after the prisoners gathered in the assembly area,
the regular detachment of the dreaded SS guards who were in charge of
the train trip >from Vienna to Dachau marched off and a new, more elderly
group took over. The prisoners waited several hours. Finally, they were
loaded into passenger trains, Zipper in th first train, Walter in the
second. The curtains were drawn. Looking out the windows, like
everything else, was forbidden. The train arrived at Weimar whereupon
the prisoners were loaded into trucks and ordered to put their heads
between their knees
so that none of the citizens of Weimar would know who or what was being
transported in these many trucks. Zipper and the others had no
illusions that their new "home" would be any more hospitable than Dachau.
Unquote

I cannot find any more detail about the train journey, but there is
quite a lot about conditions in Dachau and Buchenwald, some apparently
taken >from Herbert Zipper's autobiographical notes/comments.

Herbert and Walter were released >from Buchenwald (after the intervention
of their Father) in February 1939 and the family fled to Paris, and then
fled to the Philippines where they lived until they managed to get to
America after the war.

A final note, there are several mentions in the book about Jura Soyfer
(who was a friend and colleague of Herbert Zipper), and the words Jura
Soyfer wrote to accompany Herbert Zippes' Dachau Lied are quoted in full
in the book.

I am sure this book would be available >from libraries in America, and
California in particular, where Herbert Zipper lived and died on 21st
April 1997. I understand there is a Herbert Zipper Center and special
Collection Room at the Paul Cummins Library, Crossroads School, Sant
Monica, California, and it may be possible to find additional
information there.

Lorraine Bertelsen
Downunder


Austria-Czech SIG #Austria-Czech ViewMate translation request - old German script #austria-czech

carolevogel51@...
 

Hi All,

I am making my way through parts of the 1744 Mattersdorf Jewish census
to make sure I didn't miss anything important. I have posted four
snippets on viewmate with my summary of the important parts.

http://www.jewishgen.org/viewmate/viewmateview.asp?key=VM32771

http://www.jewishgen.org/viewmate/viewmateview.asp?key=VM32772

http://www.jewishgen.org/viewmate/viewmateview.asp?key=VM32773

http://www.jewishgen.org/viewmate/viewmateview.asp?key=VM32774


Thanks for the help!

Carole G. Vogel

Branchville, NJ, USA


Austria-Czech SIG #Austria-Czech ViewMate translation request - German to English #austria-czech

leah9knud@...
 

I have posted three WWI postcards written in German for which I need a
translation.

There are on ViewMate at the following addresses ...

http://www.jewishgen.org/viewmate/viewmateview.asp?key=VM32754

http://www.jewishgen.org/viewmate/viewmateview.asp?key=VM32755

http://www.jewishgen.org/viewmate/viewmateview.asp?key=VM32756

I have more than 25 postcards and letters written by
my late step-GF, Josef (Pepi) ZIPPER B.Vienna 1890, to his family
and his fiancee (later wife) during his service in the Austrian army
during WWI and
from PoW camp in Serbia in 1914/15 and hospitalisation in Budapest etc.
from 1914 to 1916.
I have already had a few of these postcards translated (with
grateful thanks to Lily and Barbara) but it seems that some of
these are written in "old" German, which apparently is not so
easy to translate.
I have therefore placed three of these cards on Viewmate and would
very much appreciate it if anyone is willing and able to have a
look at these, as my knowledge of German is virtually nil.

A general translation (rather than a word-for-word translation)
would be enough I think.
I would appreciate if any translations could be sent to me at
leah9knud at activ8 stop net stop au


Many thanks in anticipation.

Lorraine Bertelsen
Downunder


Austria-Czech SIG #Austria-Czech Prague marriage record interpretation #austria-czech

fuerth.thomas@...
 

I've posted a vital record in German for which I need a
interpretation. It is on ViewMate at the following address ...
http://www.jewishgen.org/viewmate/viewmateview.asp?key=3DVM32758
Please respond via the form provided in the ViewMate application.
Thank you very much.
Thomas Fuerth
Stockholm
Sweden


Austria-Czech SIG #Austria-Czech UK Alien Entry Cards #austria-czech

leah9knud@...
 

Further to the discussion about UK Alien Entry Cards, I was lucky enough
to obtain a copy of my late step-Grandfather's 1939 UK Alien Entry Card
and his Austrian Reisepasse and other documents >from the Australian
National Archives. He fled >from Vienna to London in Juy 1939 (by air)
and was interned in May 1940 before being transported to Australia on
the infamous HMT DUNERA as a stateless enemy alien.

Strangely though photographs and some other details had been blanked out
or removed - but I do not know if this occurred in London, or on arrival
in Australia.

So if anyone has any links with Australia, then possibly an online
search might be useful -

www.naa.gov.au/
<http://www.naa.gov.au/collection/explore/defence/service-records/army-wwi.aspx>



Lorraine Bertelsen
Downunder


Austria-Czech SIG #Austria-Czech Dachau-Buchenwald #austria-czech

leah9knud@...
 

Re the discussion about the train journey >from Dachau to Buchenwald, I
have checked the biographical book "Dachau Song" - The20th C. Odyssey of
Herbert Zipper by Paul Cummins,
published by Peter Lang Publishing, New York.

Herbert ZIPPER was a well known composer. Herbert was the son of Emil
Zipper, who was one of several children of Cantor Josef/Chaim Ber
ZIPPER, who died in Vienna in 1884, and his third wife, Francesca
SCHWARZENBURG. My late step-Father's Grandfather, Julius/Jossel ZIPPER,
was also a son of Cantor ZIPPER and his first/second? wife, Etel, and
thus an older half-brother of Emil.

There is very little in the book about the actual train journey >from
Dachau to Buchenwald, but here are a few excerpts taken >from Herbert
ZIPPER's autobiographical notes/comments (which I do not have) :

Quote
In September 1938.............................the Nazis made plans to
expand their prison camps to accommodate the Jews and political
prisoners they would be accumulating. Zipper and many of his fellow
prisoners were told by the capos about a week before it happened tht
they would be transferred to Buchenwald.

On 22 September 1938, the day before they left Dachau, Zipper, and
Walter Zipper (his brother) and the others were issued new "clothes".
The thin synthetic clothes they had been wearing
were most unpleasant when they were wet. Partially made >from wood pulp
there was a prison saying :
Pisch nicht an der Baum du Schwein
morgen kanns dein Anzug sein

(Don't piss on the tree, you swine,
tomorrow it might be your suit)

.................

On 23 September 1938, after the prisoners gathered in the assembly area,
the regular detachment of the dreaded SS guards who were in charge of
the train trip >from Vienna to Dachau marched off and a new, more elderly
group took over. The prisoners waited several hours. Finally, they were
loaded into passenger trains, Zipper in th first train, Walter in the
second. The curtains were drawn. Looking out the windows, like
everything else, was forbidden. The train arrived at Weimar whereupon
the prisoners were loaded into trucks and ordered to put their heads
between their knees
so that none of the citizens of Weimar would know who or what was being
transported in these many trucks. Zipper and the others had no
illusions that their new "home" would be any more hospitable than Dachau.
Unquote

I cannot find any more detail about the train journey, but there is
quite a lot about conditions in Dachau and Buchenwald, some apparently
taken >from Herbert Zipper's autobiographical notes/comments.

Herbert and Walter were released >from Buchenwald (after the intervention
of their Father) in February 1939 and the family fled to Paris, and then
fled to the Philippines where they lived until they managed to get to
America after the war.

A final note, there are several mentions in the book about Jura Soyfer
(who was a friend and colleague of Herbert Zipper), and the words Jura
Soyfer wrote to accompany Herbert Zippes' Dachau Lied are quoted in full
in the book.

I am sure this book would be available >from libraries in America, and
California in particular, where Herbert Zipper lived and died on 21st
April 1997. I understand there is a Herbert Zipper Center and special
Collection Room at the Paul Cummins Library, Crossroads School, Sant
Monica, California, and it may be possible to find additional
information there.

Lorraine Bertelsen
Downunder


ViewMate translation request - German #galicia

Dave Strausfeld <davestra@...>
 

Fellow explorers of our Galician past,

I've posted a vital record in German for which I need a translation.
It is on ViewMate at the following address.

http://www.jewishgen.org/viewmate/viewmateview.asp?key=VM32770

I believe the record relates to my great-great-grandparents. The
baby died in infancy according to a second record that I have not
yet posted. Please respond via the form provided in the ViewMate
application.

Thank you very much.

Dave Strausfeld
Durham, North Carolina
davestra@...

researching STRASFELD/STREISFELD (in Bolotnia and Narajev)


Gesher Galicia SIG #Galicia ViewMate translation request - German #galicia

Dave Strausfeld <davestra@...>
 

Fellow explorers of our Galician past,

I've posted a vital record in German for which I need a translation.
It is on ViewMate at the following address.

http://www.jewishgen.org/viewmate/viewmateview.asp?key=VM32770

I believe the record relates to my great-great-grandparents. The
baby died in infancy according to a second record that I have not
yet posted. Please respond via the form provided in the ViewMate
application.

Thank you very much.

Dave Strausfeld
Durham, North Carolina
davestra@...

researching STRASFELD/STREISFELD (in Bolotnia and Narajev)


Manchester Talk on Romanian research and archives #unitedkingdom

lorna.kay@...
 

MANCHESTER REGIONAL GROUP

SUNDAY, 23RD MARCH 2014 AT 2.00pm
VENUE: United Synagogue, Meade Hill Road, Manchester M8 6LS


Marcel Glaskie will be in Manchester in March and will be giving an in-depth
talk on Jewish Records in Romania.
This is unique as there is so little available on the internet to people
researching their Romanian background.

Marcel was very active in Manchester in the 1970s assisting Bill Williams
with retrieving large amounts of Jewish archive material for Central Library
Archive Department, in both Manchester and Liverpool.    He also transcribed
all the Jewish families in the 1871 Manchester Census.  .   In addition was
also the founder and first secretary of the Manchester Branch of the Jewish
Historical Society of England and sat on the executive committee in
London.   In those early years, he did manage to enter both the Prestwich
and Pendleton old Jewish cemeteries. Marcel has lived in Israel for the
past 25 years and has dedicated his time since then to researching his
Romanian background and collating as much information as he has been able to
get regarding Romanian research in general.  

His talk includes Jewish settlement in Northern Romania, Jewish property
(private and public), trade directories 1924/1925 for all Romania, Jewish
community records, Municipal/State records and Jewish cemetery records,
Jewish Schools, Romanian census, military records and more.   As Romanian
records generally are so sparse, Marcel?s research work and records are of
the utmost interest to anyone with a background in Romania.    Details of
the talk are as follows:


Lorna Kay
Chairman ? Manchester Regional Group
Jewish Genealogical Society of Great Britain
Researching
WEISBERG (Kamenets Podolsk, Pruskurov, Zhvanets ? Ukraine)
SEABERG (Tukkums, Sassmacken ? Latvia)
KAHN (Mitau ? Latvia)
BLUESTONE (Roumania)
KUTCHINSKY (Piotrkow ? Russian Poland)
BRADPIECE (Austria)


JCR-UK SIG #UnitedKingdom Manchester Talk on Romanian research and archives #unitedkingdom

lorna.kay@...
 

MANCHESTER REGIONAL GROUP

SUNDAY, 23RD MARCH 2014 AT 2.00pm
VENUE: United Synagogue, Meade Hill Road, Manchester M8 6LS


Marcel Glaskie will be in Manchester in March and will be giving an in-depth
talk on Jewish Records in Romania.
This is unique as there is so little available on the internet to people
researching their Romanian background.

Marcel was very active in Manchester in the 1970s assisting Bill Williams
with retrieving large amounts of Jewish archive material for Central Library
Archive Department, in both Manchester and Liverpool.    He also transcribed
all the Jewish families in the 1871 Manchester Census.  .   In addition was
also the founder and first secretary of the Manchester Branch of the Jewish
Historical Society of England and sat on the executive committee in
London.   In those early years, he did manage to enter both the Prestwich
and Pendleton old Jewish cemeteries. Marcel has lived in Israel for the
past 25 years and has dedicated his time since then to researching his
Romanian background and collating as much information as he has been able to
get regarding Romanian research in general.  

His talk includes Jewish settlement in Northern Romania, Jewish property
(private and public), trade directories 1924/1925 for all Romania, Jewish
community records, Municipal/State records and Jewish cemetery records,
Jewish Schools, Romanian census, military records and more.   As Romanian
records generally are so sparse, Marcel?s research work and records are of
the utmost interest to anyone with a background in Romania.    Details of
the talk are as follows:


Lorna Kay
Chairman ? Manchester Regional Group
Jewish Genealogical Society of Great Britain
Researching
WEISBERG (Kamenets Podolsk, Pruskurov, Zhvanets ? Ukraine)
SEABERG (Tukkums, Sassmacken ? Latvia)
KAHN (Mitau ? Latvia)
BLUESTONE (Roumania)
KUTCHINSKY (Piotrkow ? Russian Poland)
BRADPIECE (Austria)


Re: 1000 Years of European Border Changes - Automated Map #general

Martha Forsyth
 

I would find this video infinitely more useful if there were any way
that I could see to correlate any given map with a time-frame. Does
this exist, and I'm just missing it? WIthout that, it's an interesting
exercise and amusing - but that's about it.

Martha Schecter Forsyth
Newton, MA

MODERATOR NOTE: Martha is referring to a message >from Eden Joachim with a map
at the following link:
http://loiter.co/v/watch-as-1000years-of-european-boarders-change/


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Re: 1000 Years of European Border Changes - Automated Map #general

Martha Forsyth
 

I would find this video infinitely more useful if there were any way
that I could see to correlate any given map with a time-frame. Does
this exist, and I'm just missing it? WIthout that, it's an interesting
exercise and amusing - but that's about it.

Martha Schecter Forsyth
Newton, MA

MODERATOR NOTE: Martha is referring to a message >from Eden Joachim with a map
at the following link:
http://loiter.co/v/watch-as-1000years-of-european-boarders-change/


British Jews in the first world war #general

Snillop47@...
 

Here is an interesting article on British Jews in armed forces in the
First World War

http://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/2014/mar/14/king-country-jewish-museum-first-world-war-adam-foulds?CMP=twt_gu
[MOD. NOTE: Shortened URL - http://goo.gl/pXyUu8 ]

Harold Pollins
Oxford


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen British Jews in the first world war #general

Snillop47@...
 

Here is an interesting article on British Jews in armed forces in the
First World War

http://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/2014/mar/14/king-country-jewish-museum-first-world-war-adam-foulds?CMP=twt_gu
[MOD. NOTE: Shortened URL - http://goo.gl/pXyUu8 ]

Harold Pollins
Oxford


North Dakota homesteaders' info #general

Ruth Hyman <ruth.hyman@...>
 

Dear cousins,
One branch of my family spent some years on a homestead in N. Dakota. I
was once in touch with someone who had access to records for these
Jewish homesteaders, and I have a lot more info now. Does anyone know
who this might have been? General googling isn't getting me very far.

Thanks,
Ruth Hyman
Rockville Centre, NY


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen North Dakota homesteaders' info #general

Ruth Hyman <ruth.hyman@...>
 

Dear cousins,
One branch of my family spent some years on a homestead in N. Dakota. I
was once in touch with someone who had access to records for these
Jewish homesteaders, and I have a lot more info now. Does anyone know
who this might have been? General googling isn't getting me very far.

Thanks,
Ruth Hyman
Rockville Centre, NY

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