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Anyone going to the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County? #general

Emily Garber <gilah@...>
 

If anyone is planning a trip in the near future to the Main Library of the
Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County, Ohio, I would appreciate a
look up in their newspaper collection.

In my research I have found that the Public Library of Cincinnati and
Hamilton County has a wonderful index of its newspaper collection
< http://newsdex.cincinnatilibrary.org/uhtbin/cgisirsi/x/0/0/49 >

I have located two obituaries for a person of interest in The Cincinnati
Post and the Cincinnati Times Star >from 1942 and would like to acquire
copies. If you can help, please contact me for the particulars.

Thank you.

Emily Garber
Phoenix, AZ


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Anyone going to the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County? #general

Emily Garber <gilah@...>
 

If anyone is planning a trip in the near future to the Main Library of the
Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County, Ohio, I would appreciate a
look up in their newspaper collection.

In my research I have found that the Public Library of Cincinnati and
Hamilton County has a wonderful index of its newspaper collection
< http://newsdex.cincinnatilibrary.org/uhtbin/cgisirsi/x/0/0/49 >

I have located two obituaries for a person of interest in The Cincinnati
Post and the Cincinnati Times Star >from 1942 and would like to acquire
copies. If you can help, please contact me for the particulars.

Thank you.

Emily Garber
Phoenix, AZ


Re: Kozy, Poland Galicia #galicia

Alexander Sharon
 

Faye Hirsty wrote:

<<Does anyone have suggestions for how and which town to search
for birth and/or marriage records for Wolf Kranz born in Kozy, Poland
Galicia? It was suggested that I search in nearby towns as Kozy did not
have birth, marriage or death records.>>

Faye,

Kozy was under the jurisdiction of the town Biala. That town had a
Jewish population of over 5,000 souls.

In 1951 Biala and Bielsko were amalgamated into one "double-named"
town, Bielsko-Biala.

IMHO, you should start your search by contacting the Bielsko-Biala
Registry Office (USC = Urzad Stanu Cywilnego).

Urzad Stanu Cywilnego
ul. pl. Opatrznoci Bozej 18
43-300 Bielsko-Biala
tel.: (033) 814 46 00
fax: 814-58-99=20
email: usc@um.bielsko.pl

Alexander Sharon
Calgary, AB


Gesher Galicia SIG #Galicia RE: Kozy, Poland Galicia #galicia

Alexander Sharon
 

Faye Hirsty wrote:

<<Does anyone have suggestions for how and which town to search
for birth and/or marriage records for Wolf Kranz born in Kozy, Poland
Galicia? It was suggested that I search in nearby towns as Kozy did not
have birth, marriage or death records.>>

Faye,

Kozy was under the jurisdiction of the town Biala. That town had a
Jewish population of over 5,000 souls.

In 1951 Biala and Bielsko were amalgamated into one "double-named"
town, Bielsko-Biala.

IMHO, you should start your search by contacting the Bielsko-Biala
Registry Office (USC = Urzad Stanu Cywilnego).

Urzad Stanu Cywilnego
ul. pl. Opatrznoci Bozej 18
43-300 Bielsko-Biala
tel.: (033) 814 46 00
fax: 814-58-99=20
email: usc@um.bielsko.pl

Alexander Sharon
Calgary, AB


Re: Kuranda family of Prague #austria-czech

vshovlin@...
 

Hello, All

I'm sorry - you probably could not find the ViewMate listing for the Kuranda family as the address was
incorrect. 

Here is the correct link:  http://www.jewishgen.org/viewmate/viewmateview.asp?key=20669
If  you can give me an idea, either in English or German, of the writing on the right side of the sheet
I would appreciate it greatly.

Thanks again.


Virginia


Virginia Shovlin
vshovlin@sbcglobal.net


Austria-Czech SIG #Austria-Czech Re: Kuranda family of Prague #austria-czech

vshovlin@...
 

Hello, All

I'm sorry - you probably could not find the ViewMate listing for the Kuranda family as the address was
incorrect. 

Here is the correct link:  http://www.jewishgen.org/viewmate/viewmateview.asp?key=20669
If  you can give me an idea, either in English or German, of the writing on the right side of the sheet
I would appreciate it greatly.

Thanks again.


Virginia


Virginia Shovlin
vshovlin@sbcglobal.net


Re: Victims inscriptions Mural, Pinkas Synagogue, Prague #austria-czech

hpgrab@...
 

http://www.holocaust.cz/en/victims - English
http://www.pamatnik-terezin.cz/cz/historie-sbirky-a-vyzkum/vyzkum - more
comprehensive, but only in Czech

Regards
Hanus Grab


Re: Pinkas synagogue #austria-czech

Judy Petersen
 

Hello,
According to the World Monuments Fund web site:

http://www.wmf.org/project/pinkas-synagogue

the text of the inscriptions was compiled >from sources such as
extant transport papers and registration lists.
That is all I was able to find out.

Judy Petersen
Fort Collins, CO


Austria-Czech SIG #Austria-Czech Re: Victims inscriptions Mural, Pinkas Synagogue, Prague #austria-czech

hpgrab@...
 

http://www.holocaust.cz/en/victims - English
http://www.pamatnik-terezin.cz/cz/historie-sbirky-a-vyzkum/vyzkum - more
comprehensive, but only in Czech

Regards
Hanus Grab


Austria-Czech SIG #Austria-Czech Re: Pinkas synagogue #austria-czech

Judy Petersen
 

Hello,
According to the World Monuments Fund web site:

http://www.wmf.org/project/pinkas-synagogue

the text of the inscriptions was compiled >from sources such as
extant transport papers and registration lists.
That is all I was able to find out.

Judy Petersen
Fort Collins, CO


Victims inscriptions Mural, Pinkas Synagogue, Prague #austria-czech

pinardpr@...
 

Dear Ms. MacGregor and SIGgers,

The Terezin Initiative Institute maintains a website where the data of Holocaust victims deported >from or
through Bohemia and Moravia during the Nazi occupation, sometimes their photos and various documents
from the Police files and even >from Terezin (Theresienstadt) itself on them can be viewed:
http://holocaust.cz/cz/victims

You can search by name (Jmeno), Family name (Prijmeni), Date of Birth (Datum narozeni), Residence before
the war (Bydliste pred valkou -- usually residence during the war, however), Place of birth (Misto narozeni)
or Transport (i.e., deportation transport to Terezin or to other camps and ghettos). Then click on "vyhledat
v databazi" (= search the database).

The database is a work in progress, however, and will not be completed for several more years. So, it is
necessary to check it periodically, if you do not find your people the first time. There have also been some
glitches of late with the search engine function regarding addresses. Someone removed all the German-
language addresses, which might be problematic, if you do not know the Czech equivalents. (Write me, I
can check it for you). Diacritics can be problematic, also. They are working on all of this at present. Still,
one can find a lot of interesting information in the database and even see pictures of the victims some
times.

If you are not sure about the spelling of a family name, or do not have the diacritics to write for example
"Pollakova" with the long 'a', then type in "Poll*". All names starting with those letters will turn up. At the
moment, it is problematic, however, for names for example like "Moller" where the 'o' with the Umlaut is at
the very beginning. There you need to search with the German or Czech characters.

Explanatory text >from the jewishmuseum.cz website about the origins of the text on the walls of the Pinkas
Synagogue is as follows: "The text of the inscriptions was compiled >from card indexes, which were drawn
up shortly after the war on the basis of extant transport papers, registration lists and survivor's accounts.
The names of Holocaust victims, together with their dates of birth and death, are inscribed on all the
interior walls. Where the precise date of death is not known - which is generally the case - the date of
deportation to the ghettos and extermination camps in the east is stated instead - this is usually the last
information we have on the victims. Their names are arranged according to the towns and villages where
they were living prior to deportation or arrest and are presented in alphabetical order. The main nave
features the names of people whose last address prior to deportation was in Prague; the rest of the interior
space commemorates victims >from towns and villages outside Prague."

So, if you did not find a relative >from a smaller town, he/she may have been registered in Prague for
example -- or vice versa. And it would be important to look under Prague etc.

Another database of names is located at Yad Vashem in Jerusalem, of course:
http://www.yadvashem.org/wps/portal/IY_HON_Welcome

Here one can also find Pages of Testimonies by survivors and others on victims. This is a wonderful source
of information. I have even made wonderful friends with some other writers of POT's on individual victims.

Good luck, all the best and Shalom >from Prague.

Rick Pinard


Austria-Czech SIG #Austria-Czech Victims inscriptions Mural, Pinkas Synagogue, Prague #austria-czech

pinardpr@...
 

Dear Ms. MacGregor and SIGgers,

The Terezin Initiative Institute maintains a website where the data of Holocaust victims deported >from or
through Bohemia and Moravia during the Nazi occupation, sometimes their photos and various documents
from the Police files and even >from Terezin (Theresienstadt) itself on them can be viewed:
http://holocaust.cz/cz/victims

You can search by name (Jmeno), Family name (Prijmeni), Date of Birth (Datum narozeni), Residence before
the war (Bydliste pred valkou -- usually residence during the war, however), Place of birth (Misto narozeni)
or Transport (i.e., deportation transport to Terezin or to other camps and ghettos). Then click on "vyhledat
v databazi" (= search the database).

The database is a work in progress, however, and will not be completed for several more years. So, it is
necessary to check it periodically, if you do not find your people the first time. There have also been some
glitches of late with the search engine function regarding addresses. Someone removed all the German-
language addresses, which might be problematic, if you do not know the Czech equivalents. (Write me, I
can check it for you). Diacritics can be problematic, also. They are working on all of this at present. Still,
one can find a lot of interesting information in the database and even see pictures of the victims some
times.

If you are not sure about the spelling of a family name, or do not have the diacritics to write for example
"Pollakova" with the long 'a', then type in "Poll*". All names starting with those letters will turn up. At the
moment, it is problematic, however, for names for example like "Moller" where the 'o' with the Umlaut is at
the very beginning. There you need to search with the German or Czech characters.

Explanatory text >from the jewishmuseum.cz website about the origins of the text on the walls of the Pinkas
Synagogue is as follows: "The text of the inscriptions was compiled >from card indexes, which were drawn
up shortly after the war on the basis of extant transport papers, registration lists and survivor's accounts.
The names of Holocaust victims, together with their dates of birth and death, are inscribed on all the
interior walls. Where the precise date of death is not known - which is generally the case - the date of
deportation to the ghettos and extermination camps in the east is stated instead - this is usually the last
information we have on the victims. Their names are arranged according to the towns and villages where
they were living prior to deportation or arrest and are presented in alphabetical order. The main nave
features the names of people whose last address prior to deportation was in Prague; the rest of the interior
space commemorates victims >from towns and villages outside Prague."

So, if you did not find a relative >from a smaller town, he/she may have been registered in Prague for
example -- or vice versa. And it would be important to look under Prague etc.

Another database of names is located at Yad Vashem in Jerusalem, of course:
http://www.yadvashem.org/wps/portal/IY_HON_Welcome

Here one can also find Pages of Testimonies by survivors and others on victims. This is a wonderful source
of information. I have even made wonderful friends with some other writers of POT's on individual victims.

Good luck, all the best and Shalom >from Prague.

Rick Pinard


Re: Resources from Hollywood 1940's era #general

Sara Lynns
 

I had one relative who was a musician in the 40's and his wife was a
costume designer during that era.

I don't know what films they were involved with and if they used a different
professional name.

Any suggestions on how to research this?

todah,
Jackie Lerner Aderman


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Re: Resources from Hollywood 1940's era #general

Sara Lynns
 

I had one relative who was a musician in the 40's and his wife was a
costume designer during that era.

I don't know what films they were involved with and if they used a different
professional name.

Any suggestions on how to research this?

todah,
Jackie Lerner Aderman


Join my Webinar "How we share and preserve memories on a digital era?" #general

Daniel Horowitz <Webmaster@...>
 

How we share and preserve memories on a digital era?

Join us for a Webinar on November 20
Space is limited.
Reserve your Webinar seat now at:
https://www3.gotomeeting.com/register/657787406

Learn the different options you have and the best way to digitally collect,
store, preserve, publish and share your research and material gathered over
so many years, to let young generations enjoy, contribute and continue your work.

Today you have a lot of options to store and share all your research
material, no matter if we are talking about text, images, videos, documents
or sound. Starting >from the capture tools (audio recorders, cameras, cellular
and scanners); to sharing physical products (CDs, DVDs, portable disc,
electronic photo frames) or the Internet itself.

Internet is the perfect place to share and preserve all your memories. You
have the option to publish your material >from a completely private to a
completely public way, and all the levels in between. You can ask for
collaboration or simply display the information, people can only see or
download a copy of your material; you can control every aspect. There are
all kind of easy-to-use tools and resources that facilitate us the work of
setting up websites, blogs, wikis or any other way you decide to publish the
information.

Title: How we share and preserve memories on a digital era?
Date: Sunday, November 20, 2011
Time: 7:30 PM - 8:45 AM Israel Time

After registering you will receive a confirmation email containing
information about joining the Webinar.

System Requirements

PC-based attendees
Required: Windows 7, Vista, XP or 2003 Server

Macintosh-based attendees
Required: Mac OS X 10.5 or newer

Best regards
Daniel Horowitz


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Join my Webinar "How we share and preserve memories on a digital era?" #general

Daniel Horowitz <Webmaster@...>
 

How we share and preserve memories on a digital era?

Join us for a Webinar on November 20
Space is limited.
Reserve your Webinar seat now at:
https://www3.gotomeeting.com/register/657787406

Learn the different options you have and the best way to digitally collect,
store, preserve, publish and share your research and material gathered over
so many years, to let young generations enjoy, contribute and continue your work.

Today you have a lot of options to store and share all your research
material, no matter if we are talking about text, images, videos, documents
or sound. Starting >from the capture tools (audio recorders, cameras, cellular
and scanners); to sharing physical products (CDs, DVDs, portable disc,
electronic photo frames) or the Internet itself.

Internet is the perfect place to share and preserve all your memories. You
have the option to publish your material >from a completely private to a
completely public way, and all the levels in between. You can ask for
collaboration or simply display the information, people can only see or
download a copy of your material; you can control every aspect. There are
all kind of easy-to-use tools and resources that facilitate us the work of
setting up websites, blogs, wikis or any other way you decide to publish the
information.

Title: How we share and preserve memories on a digital era?
Date: Sunday, November 20, 2011
Time: 7:30 PM - 8:45 AM Israel Time

After registering you will receive a confirmation email containing
information about joining the Webinar.

System Requirements

PC-based attendees
Required: Windows 7, Vista, XP or 2003 Server

Macintosh-based attendees
Required: Mac OS X 10.5 or newer

Best regards
Daniel Horowitz


Liza and Sara nee Voikhansky #latvia

Dror
 

Shalom to you,

I try to trace information about two relatives of mine, the sisters
Voikhansky >from Vitebsk. One sister was Liza Voikahsnky or Voichansky,
Woichansky ... who immigrated to Canada around 1905 and lived probably in
Toronto area, but I still do not know her second name after marriage.
Her sister Sara Voikhansky came to the USA in 1905 and lived in Boston and
also I do not know her second name after marriage. The Sisters were the
daughters of Chaiim Beer Voikhansky (my great grandfather) and I dont know
his wife's name (my great grandmother) . The only thing that I know is that
Sara got married to a Russian Jew who lived in the USA. I don't know if
they have got married in Vitebsk and then moved to the USA or they have got
married in the USA? This new information I have got >from my Cousin who lives
in Samara Russia.

Later came to America 2 other sisters, Rosa and Bassia Voikhansky may be
around 1918-1920. Rosa and Basia were born in 1892 and I think that they
were twins.

They have sent letters to the relatives in Samara until 1953 but then they
stooped sending because they were afraid of the Communist regime.
In Vitebsk they lived in the house of my great grandfather Haim Ber
Voikhansky : 2 Slobodskay Lane/ number -11.

All of the family were tanners and had tanneries in Vitebsk and in Riga,
Latvia. They lived in the same house as Semion (who was born in 1881) the
son of Haim with his wife Bella Abramovna and their 2 children Yeruchim and
Shifra, sister - a widow Lana Shapiro (nee Voikhansky) with her 2 children
and 2 twin sisters Rosa and Basia Voikhansky, who were born in 1892. Perhaps
Haim Ber had other children? Therefore any information about the sisters
will be relevant for me.

Thank you very much and
Blessings,

Dror Vaikhansky
dvi@mh.org.il
Israel


Latvia SIG #Latvia Liza and Sara nee Voikhansky #latvia

Dror
 

Shalom to you,

I try to trace information about two relatives of mine, the sisters
Voikhansky >from Vitebsk. One sister was Liza Voikahsnky or Voichansky,
Woichansky ... who immigrated to Canada around 1905 and lived probably in
Toronto area, but I still do not know her second name after marriage.
Her sister Sara Voikhansky came to the USA in 1905 and lived in Boston and
also I do not know her second name after marriage. The Sisters were the
daughters of Chaiim Beer Voikhansky (my great grandfather) and I dont know
his wife's name (my great grandmother) . The only thing that I know is that
Sara got married to a Russian Jew who lived in the USA. I don't know if
they have got married in Vitebsk and then moved to the USA or they have got
married in the USA? This new information I have got >from my Cousin who lives
in Samara Russia.

Later came to America 2 other sisters, Rosa and Bassia Voikhansky may be
around 1918-1920. Rosa and Basia were born in 1892 and I think that they
were twins.

They have sent letters to the relatives in Samara until 1953 but then they
stooped sending because they were afraid of the Communist regime.
In Vitebsk they lived in the house of my great grandfather Haim Ber
Voikhansky : 2 Slobodskay Lane/ number -11.

All of the family were tanners and had tanneries in Vitebsk and in Riga,
Latvia. They lived in the same house as Semion (who was born in 1881) the
son of Haim with his wife Bella Abramovna and their 2 children Yeruchim and
Shifra, sister - a widow Lana Shapiro (nee Voikhansky) with her 2 children
and 2 twin sisters Rosa and Basia Voikhansky, who were born in 1892. Perhaps
Haim Ber had other children? Therefore any information about the sisters
will be relevant for me.

Thank you very much and
Blessings,

Dror Vaikhansky
dvi@mh.org.il
Israel


Need Help With Proper Entry of Location of Events/Sources in Tree Programs #general

Eden Joachim <esjoachim@...>
 

Fellow Genealogists and Mavens,

My research is focused on Poland (Congress and the former Galicia) and
Lithuania.

I recently received 20+ documents for events which occurred in the town of
Makow Mazowiecki, Mazowiekie Province, Poland (today). The events occurred
in the late 19th and early 20th centuries when the town was in Makow
District, Warsaw Province, Lomza Gubernia, Russian Empire. Between WWI and
WWII, the town was in Warsaw Gubernia, Poland.

My question: Is there a source somewhere for finding the District and
Province names for towns in Eastern Europe for various time frames in
history?

I've found sources for the United States for towns/counties/states.

Hours spent combing the internet has yielded only the correct format for
entry of Citations. I don't need information on this specific topic.

I wrote to Dick Eastman thinking his readership would have the answers, but
he referred me to: "the experts can be found at http://www.avotaynu.com/".
While I await a response >from Avotaynu, I am hopeful someone will have the
answer I seek.

Thanks for any assistance you can offer,

Eden Joachim
Pomona, NY
esjoachim@optonline.net


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Need Help With Proper Entry of Location of Events/Sources in Tree Programs #general

Eden Joachim <esjoachim@...>
 

Fellow Genealogists and Mavens,

My research is focused on Poland (Congress and the former Galicia) and
Lithuania.

I recently received 20+ documents for events which occurred in the town of
Makow Mazowiecki, Mazowiekie Province, Poland (today). The events occurred
in the late 19th and early 20th centuries when the town was in Makow
District, Warsaw Province, Lomza Gubernia, Russian Empire. Between WWI and
WWII, the town was in Warsaw Gubernia, Poland.

My question: Is there a source somewhere for finding the District and
Province names for towns in Eastern Europe for various time frames in
history?

I've found sources for the United States for towns/counties/states.

Hours spent combing the internet has yielded only the correct format for
entry of Citations. I don't need information on this specific topic.

I wrote to Dick Eastman thinking his readership would have the answers, but
he referred me to: "the experts can be found at http://www.avotaynu.com/".
While I await a response >from Avotaynu, I am hopeful someone will have the
answer I seek.

Thanks for any assistance you can offer,

Eden Joachim
Pomona, NY
esjoachim@optonline.net

178441 - 178460 of 665503