Using Index records posted by Alex K or the archive without being able to read Russian #russia

Gary Pokrassa

I responded to a specific post today inquiring about Zhitomir but here is a message relevant to a much broader group of researchers:

Alex Krakovsky or the archive directly have posted index records for:

Use Google Chrome to access these pages so you will get a translation of the descriptions
Unfortunately the actual records are in cursive Russian - but there is a way - I found my GGP marriage records from 1882 in Zhitomir without being able to read Russian - see my slide attached for the technique--

Gary Pokrassa
Data Acquisition Director
Ukraine Research Division