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by logan
Fri May 02, 2014 7:12 pm
Forum: Help me find...
Topic: name Baluk Bałuk
Replies: 1
Views: 4799

Re: name Baluk Bałuk

Two searches that might help, although these results will be also included in a search just for baluk: 1) baluk myslenice This will find any page that contains both words. For example, the first match is from the 1938 Economic Directory of Kielce, Krakow, and Silesia Provinces and shows a Bałuk St. ...
by logan
Mon Apr 21, 2014 1:45 am
Forum: Help me find...
Topic: Arkin (Orkin) from Lekava or Veger (Vegeryay)
Replies: 2
Views: 4430

Re: Arkin (Orkin) from Lekava or Veger (Vegeryay)

If you change the Any Place option below the search box to Lithuania and search for Arkin, you will find an Isaak-Albert Yudelevitch Arkin in Kovno Gubernia, but with no stated connection to either town you mentioned. If you change Any Place to Multinational, you will find hits in directories coveri...
by logan
Tue Apr 08, 2014 8:35 am
Forum: Help me find...
Topic: Looking for Gr.father's Family: SCHOENBACH
Replies: 4
Views: 3900

Re: Looking for Gr.father's Family: SCHOENBACH

To clarify, ö and o are treated the same as each other, oe is treated differently. The reason is that, if a search term contains oe, I cannot automatically know whether it is German or not. If not, and I treat it the same as o, there might be false positives in the search results.

Logan
by logan
Sun Apr 06, 2014 6:05 pm
Forum: Help me find...
Topic: Looking for Gr.father's Family: SCHOENBACH
Replies: 4
Views: 3900

Re: Looking for Gr.father's Family: SCHOENBACH

If you search here for schönbach ustrzyki , with no quotes, you will find pages that contain both words (surrounding with quotes would do a phrase search, which is not what you want). Many of the results are for Schönbachs in Ustrzyki Dolne sections of directories. For example, the first match is fr...
by logan
Sat Apr 05, 2014 4:04 pm
Forum: Notes
Topic: 1939 Lithuania Telephone Directory
Replies: 0
Views: 17661

1939 Lithuania Telephone Directory

Since the 1939 Lithuania Telephone Directory is organized by locality, if you are only interested in a few small places, you might prefer to manually search those places' entries, rather than rely on the full-text search across the entire directory, which is not 100% accurate (due to OCR inaccuracie...
by logan
Fri Apr 04, 2014 3:07 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Polish feminine forms of surnames
Replies: 0
Views: 8243

Polish feminine forms of surnames

With the default "Any Place" option selected, or with the scope restrict to "Poland" or any geographic region listed under "Poland," the search engine will automatically try to broaden your search to include feminine forms of your search term and maiden name constructio...
by logan
Mon Mar 10, 2014 10:48 am
Forum: Notes
Topic: 1908, 1909 Warsaw Business and Address Directories
Replies: 4
Views: 19650

Re: 1909 Warsaw Business and Address Directory

Thanks for notifying me, Sharon. I will try to fix this error, which does not affect the entire directory (I try to check for such errors, but it's hard to catch them all). As for a list of occupation abbreviations, I'd be happy to post it if someone else would create it. Transcribing headings would...
by logan
Mon Feb 17, 2014 3:55 am
Forum: Notes
Topic: 1930 Warsaw Address, Business, and Homeowners Directory
Replies: 0
Views: 9003

1930 Warsaw Address, Business, and Homeowners Directory

While mostly an address and business directory, this book contains a homeowners list beginning on image 212: http://genealogyindexer.org/frame/d219/212/d . By paging forward until you reach a street of interest, which should appear alphabetically, you can find the names of the owners of the building...
by logan
Sun Feb 09, 2014 5:46 pm
Forum: Requests
Topic: Berlin Jewish Directories 1929, 1931
Replies: 4
Views: 8815

Re: Berlin Jewish Directories 1929, 1931

The 1931 edition has been added to the search engine. You can restrict searches to just this source by appending {d916} to your search term, like this: kalter {d916}.

Logan
by logan
Wed Feb 05, 2014 4:05 pm
Forum: Requests
Topic: Berlin Jewish Directories 1929, 1931
Replies: 4
Views: 8815

Re: Berlin Jewish Directories 1929, 1931

Thanks for these requests. Regarding the 1929 edition at LBI, the resolution of the online scans is too low to get good OCR accuracy. However, if high-resolution scans were made from the original or photocopies at LBI, they might work. The 1931 edition at ZLB is already searchable, together with man...

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