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1930 Poland and Danzig Business Directory #poland

Logan J. Kleinwaks
 

The 1930 Poland and Danzig Business Directory, "Ksiega Adresowa Polski (wraz
z w. m. Gdanskiem) dla handlu, rzemiosl i rolnictwa," is now freely
available online at the Digital Library of Wielkopolska's site
http://www.wbc.poznan.pl/dlibra/docmetadata?id=11649. This 2697-page
directory is primarily organized by place, then by business type, then by
surname or business name. To facilitate searching, I have applied optical
character recognition (OCR) software to the Digital Library images and
incorporated the result into my Search Engine for Online Historical
Directories at http://www.kalter.org/search.php, as I recently did for the
1926/1927 edition of this directory. When searching, please keep in mind
that OCR is not 100% accurate, so you still might want to manually search
the directory, especially if you are only interested in a few known small
towns. To improve your chances of success, I encourage you to make use of
all three available methods of searching. An explanation of how to access
the scanned directory images at the Digital Library site can be found in the
FAQ on the Search Engine site.

If you find this tool to be helpful, please let me know.

Please realize that an initially high response may slow the Search Engine.

Best regards,

Logan Kleinwaks
kleinwaks@alumni.princeton.edu
near Washington, D.C.


JRI Poland #Poland 1930 Poland and Danzig Business Directory #poland

Logan J. Kleinwaks
 

The 1930 Poland and Danzig Business Directory, "Ksiega Adresowa Polski (wraz
z w. m. Gdanskiem) dla handlu, rzemiosl i rolnictwa," is now freely
available online at the Digital Library of Wielkopolska's site
http://www.wbc.poznan.pl/dlibra/docmetadata?id=11649. This 2697-page
directory is primarily organized by place, then by business type, then by
surname or business name. To facilitate searching, I have applied optical
character recognition (OCR) software to the Digital Library images and
incorporated the result into my Search Engine for Online Historical
Directories at http://www.kalter.org/search.php, as I recently did for the
1926/1927 edition of this directory. When searching, please keep in mind
that OCR is not 100% accurate, so you still might want to manually search
the directory, especially if you are only interested in a few known small
towns. To improve your chances of success, I encourage you to make use of
all three available methods of searching. An explanation of how to access
the scanned directory images at the Digital Library site can be found in the
FAQ on the Search Engine site.

If you find this tool to be helpful, please let me know.

Please realize that an initially high response may slow the Search Engine.

Best regards,

Logan Kleinwaks
kleinwaks@alumni.princeton.edu
near Washington, D.C.


1930 Poland and Danzig Business Directory #lithuania

Logan J. Kleinwaks
 

The 1930 Poland and Danzig Business Directory, "Ksiega Adresowa Polski (wraz
z w. m. Gdanskiem) dla handlu, rzemiosl i rolnictwa," is now freely
available online at the Digital Library of Wielkopolska's site
http://www.wbc.poznan.pl/dlibra/docmetadata?id=11649. This 2697-page
directory is primarily organized by place, then by business type, then by
surname or business name. To facilitate searching, I have applied optical
character recognition (OCR) software to the Digital Library images and
incorporated the result into my Search Engine for Online Historical
Directories at http://www.kalter.org/search.php, as I recently did for the
1926/1927 edition of this directory. When searching, please keep in mind
that OCR is not 100% accurate, so you still might want to manually search
the directory, especially if you are only interested in a few known small
towns. To improve your chances of success, I encourage you to make use of
all three available methods of searching. An explanation of how to access
the scanned directory images at the Digital Library site can be found in the
FAQ on the Search Engine site.

If you find this tool to be helpful, please let me know.

Please realize that an initially high response may slow the Search Engine.

Best regards,

Logan Kleinwaks
kleinwaks@alumni.princeton.edu
near Washington, D.C.


MODERATOR'S NOTE: Just a reminder that the former Vilna Gubernia was
considered part of Poland in the Inter-war period, and would be
included in this directory.


Lithuania SIG #Lithuania 1930 Poland and Danzig Business Directory #lithuania

Logan J. Kleinwaks
 

The 1930 Poland and Danzig Business Directory, "Ksiega Adresowa Polski (wraz
z w. m. Gdanskiem) dla handlu, rzemiosl i rolnictwa," is now freely
available online at the Digital Library of Wielkopolska's site
http://www.wbc.poznan.pl/dlibra/docmetadata?id=11649. This 2697-page
directory is primarily organized by place, then by business type, then by
surname or business name. To facilitate searching, I have applied optical
character recognition (OCR) software to the Digital Library images and
incorporated the result into my Search Engine for Online Historical
Directories at http://www.kalter.org/search.php, as I recently did for the
1926/1927 edition of this directory. When searching, please keep in mind
that OCR is not 100% accurate, so you still might want to manually search
the directory, especially if you are only interested in a few known small
towns. To improve your chances of success, I encourage you to make use of
all three available methods of searching. An explanation of how to access
the scanned directory images at the Digital Library site can be found in the
FAQ on the Search Engine site.

If you find this tool to be helpful, please let me know.

Please realize that an initially high response may slow the Search Engine.

Best regards,

Logan Kleinwaks
kleinwaks@alumni.princeton.edu
near Washington, D.C.


MODERATOR'S NOTE: Just a reminder that the former Vilna Gubernia was
considered part of Poland in the Inter-war period, and would be
included in this directory.


Could a Missouri census taker in 1910 mistake a Litvak accent for German? #lithuania

judy miller <judymiller@...>
 

I have been looking in vain for my grandfather's family in the 1910
Chicago census, and may have found them in Missouri. I knew that they lived
in Jefferson City MO for a few years, but not when. However, they are
listed as German, not Russian, and there are some mistakes in names. Was
that a common mistake?

We'd have to believe that the census taker took their origin to be German,
and understood Ida to be Lidia, Hymen to be Herman, and Meyer to be Mauris.
Otherwise the names, ages, sexes match our family in 1910. My grandfather
was David Miller presumed to be >from Siauliai.

Judy MILLER
Alexandria, VA
researching MILLER, SIDLIN, RIFKOVICH, CHOR/KHOR, NATHANSON
judymiller@va.net

MODERATOR'S NOTE: Since discussion of the US Census per se is not
within the scope of this list, please send such comments privately.
Other observations about the message may be shared with the list.


Lithuania SIG #Lithuania Could a Missouri census taker in 1910 mistake a Litvak accent for German? #lithuania

judy miller <judymiller@...>
 

I have been looking in vain for my grandfather's family in the 1910
Chicago census, and may have found them in Missouri. I knew that they lived
in Jefferson City MO for a few years, but not when. However, they are
listed as German, not Russian, and there are some mistakes in names. Was
that a common mistake?

We'd have to believe that the census taker took their origin to be German,
and understood Ida to be Lidia, Hymen to be Herman, and Meyer to be Mauris.
Otherwise the names, ages, sexes match our family in 1910. My grandfather
was David Miller presumed to be >from Siauliai.

Judy MILLER
Alexandria, VA
researching MILLER, SIDLIN, RIFKOVICH, CHOR/KHOR, NATHANSON
judymiller@va.net

MODERATOR'S NOTE: Since discussion of the US Census per se is not
within the scope of this list, please send such comments privately.
Other observations about the message may be shared with the list.


Palatinate #germany

Pierre Hahn <pierre28@...>
 

between the years 1799 and 1815 Napoleon was the civic presence in the
Palatinate region. >from the Jewish genealogical perspective the most
important edict was the one which commanded the Jews to declare their new
names. Are there lists available and what towns are covered ?

Pierre M Hahn, San Francisco <pierre28@pacbell.net>


German SIG #Germany Palatinate #germany

Pierre Hahn <pierre28@...>
 

between the years 1799 and 1815 Napoleon was the civic presence in the
Palatinate region. >from the Jewish genealogical perspective the most
important edict was the one which commanded the Jews to declare their new
names. Are there lists available and what towns are covered ?

Pierre M Hahn, San Francisco <pierre28@pacbell.net>


Dukora - book by Daniel Charney #belarus

Sharon Grundfest Broniatowski
 

Does anyone have access to the book, Dukor, by Daniel
Charney published by Tint ein Feder? There is a
reference to this book and a partial translation that
interests me on
http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/minsk/min1_487.html.

S. Grundfest-Broniatowski
Cleveland, OH
Researching GRUNDFEST, GRUNTFAST, GRUNTFEST
Please respond privately to sgrundbron@prodigy.net


Belarus SIG #Belarus Dukora - book by Daniel Charney #belarus

Sharon Grundfest Broniatowski
 

Does anyone have access to the book, Dukor, by Daniel
Charney published by Tint ein Feder? There is a
reference to this book and a partial translation that
interests me on
http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/minsk/min1_487.html.

S. Grundfest-Broniatowski
Cleveland, OH
Researching GRUNDFEST, GRUNTFAST, GRUNTFEST
Please respond privately to sgrundbron@prodigy.net


Zuker or Zucker of Bolechow #galicia

Clankarol@...
 

Can you help please?
The following people were great aunts and uncles all born in Bolechow:

Hinde ZUKER b 1882
Jente ZUKER b 1890
Rachel ZUKER b 1896

Their parents were Moses ZUKER and Pesel SCHWARTZ or SCHWARTZMAN. Can anyone
make a connection here? One of them may have had a son called Sol or Saul.

Please contact me directly if you can help.
Karol Schlosser
Edinburgh, Scotland


Gesher Galicia SIG #Galicia Zuker or Zucker of Bolechow #galicia

Clankarol@...
 

Can you help please?
The following people were great aunts and uncles all born in Bolechow:

Hinde ZUKER b 1882
Jente ZUKER b 1890
Rachel ZUKER b 1896

Their parents were Moses ZUKER and Pesel SCHWARTZ or SCHWARTZMAN. Can anyone
make a connection here? One of them may have had a son called Sol or Saul.

Please contact me directly if you can help.
Karol Schlosser
Edinburgh, Scotland


Virtual Hosting of Dr. Stephen Morse: Correction #general

arnonh <arnonh@...>
 

Hello Dear Genners!

Thanks you all for letting me know I had two important typos in the date&time of
this event.

The virtual hosting of Dr. Stephen Morse will be on Tuesday, July 26th, 2005,
between 7.00-8.00pm (Israel local time, it's 9.00-10.00am PDT) in "Family Roots"
online forum.

Anyway, you can already post your questions even before the live event here:
http://www.tapuz.co.il/tapuzforum/main/forumpage.asp?forum=325
(In the "New Message Positng", there's a link, "Hebrew" ("Ivrit") for opening a
virtual Hebrew keyboard).

Hope to (virtually) see you there,
Arnon Hershkovitz, Israel
"Family Roots" Forum Manager
arnonh@tapuz.co.il


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Virtual Hosting of Dr. Stephen Morse: Correction #general

arnonh <arnonh@...>
 

Hello Dear Genners!

Thanks you all for letting me know I had two important typos in the date&time of
this event.

The virtual hosting of Dr. Stephen Morse will be on Tuesday, July 26th, 2005,
between 7.00-8.00pm (Israel local time, it's 9.00-10.00am PDT) in "Family Roots"
online forum.

Anyway, you can already post your questions even before the live event here:
http://www.tapuz.co.il/tapuzforum/main/forumpage.asp?forum=325
(In the "New Message Positng", there's a link, "Hebrew" ("Ivrit") for opening a
virtual Hebrew keyboard).

Hope to (virtually) see you there,
Arnon Hershkovitz, Israel
"Family Roots" Forum Manager
arnonh@tapuz.co.il


ViewMate 6561- WW1 Draft Card #general

Lasser, Martha <MARTHAL@...>
 

Dear Friends,

If any of you have experience with Romanian town names, please take a look at my
grandfather Charles SCHAFFER's WWI draft card information. The town name appears
to be [Stovash] or perhaps [Storash]? I suspect that it was written phonetically
and that the correct spelling in Romanian looks quite different.

The image is available at:
http://data.jewishgen.org/viewmate/toview.html
It is VM6561.

Thanks for your help!
Sincerely,
Martha Eisenberg Lasser
***
MODERATOR NOTE: The direct link to Martha's file is:
http://data.jewishgen.org/viewmate/ALL/viewmateview.asp?key=6561


Site Cite: Holocaust Links #general

o_ganot@...
 

The following website:
http://www.holocaust.co.il/
includes links to hundreds of websites and sources of information concerning the
Shoah - Holocaust.

The website language is English. It is organized according to categories,
including:
Museums & Memorials
Camps
Holocaust Centers
Wallenberg
Anna Frank
Commissions
Resources
Terms and Definitions
History
Shoah Websites
Resistance
Nurenberg Trials
Survivors
Nazis
Projects
Property
Victims
Righteous
Educational
Holocaust Films
and more.

Ilan Ganot,
Holon, Israel
co-Webmaster, Jewish Mazheik (Mazeikiai) Memorial Website
www.mazeikiaishtetl.com


New Online Translating Resource #general

Rakoff125
 

I just discovered incredible new link that covers many languages. I'm giving it
a trial run right now, the translators let you know when your material is ready
and you go to a coded online site for your material. Best of all it is free!
http://e-transcriptum.net/eng/ <http://e-transcriptum.net/eng/>


Linda Rakoff
Newton, MAssachusetts, USA
searching:
ASCHNER-Assakurte, Berko, Bratislava, Budapest , Hradiste, Katlo, Kosice, Malacky,
Nyitra, Spisska Nova Ves, Wien, Berlin, Beuthen/Bytom, Breslau/Wroclaw,Brunovce,
Danzig, Chorzow [Konigshutte], Kattowitz LIFSITZ-Galati; GOLDMAN(N),LANGER-Kosice,
Bolyar; Miskolc, Presov; LOW'Y-Brezova, Hradiste, Spisska Nova Ves MELTZER,
PERLBINDER,LADENHEIM-Horodenka, Galicia RAKOFF-Keilce,Russia,RIESENBERG- Bolygen,
Horodenka,Kasperowicz,Zaleschicki,GORDON-Moletai,WATMAN,MILLER-Lithuania,Ponemunka


Following in the Footsteps of the Fusgeyers #general

Carol W. Skydell <cskydell@...>
 

Fleeing anti-semitism and persecution in the 1900s. the Fusgeyers literally
walked out of Romania into Hungary and ultimately to freedom in the New World. One
hundred years later, award winning author Jill Culiner retraces their steps on
foot and in 316 pages tells their amazing story..

"Finding Home: In the Footsteps of the Jewish Fusgeyers" is a compelling
chronicle of loss and discovery, not to be missed by all who are ancestrally
linked to Romania and Hungary. Even more, it is a tale not to be missed by all
'genners' who are interested in any facet of Jewish life and history.

Now available at
<http://www.jewishgenmall.org/>www.jewishgenmall.org . Quick search tip, just
enter Finding Home in the Title Search Field and you will be taken to the full
description of this very special book. A must read and great for gifts !

Carol

Carol W. Skydell, Vice President
JewishGen Special Projects


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen ViewMate 6561- WW1 Draft Card #general

Lasser, Martha <MARTHAL@...>
 

Dear Friends,

If any of you have experience with Romanian town names, please take a look at my
grandfather Charles SCHAFFER's WWI draft card information. The town name appears
to be [Stovash] or perhaps [Storash]? I suspect that it was written phonetically
and that the correct spelling in Romanian looks quite different.

The image is available at:
http://data.jewishgen.org/viewmate/toview.html
It is VM6561.

Thanks for your help!
Sincerely,
Martha Eisenberg Lasser
***
MODERATOR NOTE: The direct link to Martha's file is:
http://data.jewishgen.org/viewmate/ALL/viewmateview.asp?key=6561


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Site Cite: Holocaust Links #general

o_ganot@...
 

The following website:
http://www.holocaust.co.il/
includes links to hundreds of websites and sources of information concerning the
Shoah - Holocaust.

The website language is English. It is organized according to categories,
including:
Museums & Memorials
Camps
Holocaust Centers
Wallenberg
Anna Frank
Commissions
Resources
Terms and Definitions
History
Shoah Websites
Resistance
Nurenberg Trials
Survivors
Nazis
Projects
Property
Victims
Righteous
Educational
Holocaust Films
and more.

Ilan Ganot,
Holon, Israel
co-Webmaster, Jewish Mazheik (Mazeikiai) Memorial Website
www.mazeikiaishtetl.com