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by logan
Thu Oct 10, 2013 1:41 pm
Forum: Notes
Topic: 1936 Polish Bank Accounts (PKO)
Replies: 7
Views: 46809

Re: 1936 Polish Bank Accounts (PKO)

how can i find my grand father account Searching by surname is the best way to find a person in this directory. To limit your search to only this directory, append {d82} to the surname, like this: Jaglom {d82}. If you also want to include the 1938 edition, but nothing else, append {d82, d697}, like...
by logan
Tue Oct 01, 2013 10:11 am
Forum: Related sites
Topic: Budapest Directories
Replies: 0
Views: 8382

Budapest Directories

Many Budapest residential directories, 1873-1928, are searchable and viewable at http://db.fszek.hu/cimtar. Enter your search term in the "Szavak" field in the top left.

Logan
by logan
Sat Aug 24, 2013 4:30 pm
Forum: Help me find...
Topic: Looking for 1914 Grodno doctor
Replies: 3
Views: 8827

Re: Looking for 1914 Grodno doctor

There is no way to copy text directly from the image. Even if there were, you would be copying OCR output, which often has errors that wreck machine translation. In this image, you can see that the OCR software mistook the л for Т because part of the ink has worn away, disconnecting the left stroke ...
by logan
Sat Aug 24, 2013 9:03 am
Forum: Help me find...
Topic: Granet Family from Odessa
Replies: 1
Views: 4967

Re: Granet Family from Odessa

Searching doesn't reveal any Granets in the Odessa or all-Russian Empire directories currently on the site. The closest name I can find in Odessa in these directories is Гернет, which could be a different family.

Logan
by logan
Sat Aug 24, 2013 8:56 am
Forum: Help me find...
Topic: Looking for 1914 Grodno doctor
Replies: 3
Views: 8827

Re: Looking for 1914 Grodno doctor

If you search for Rothenstein, one of the results will be from the 1890 Grodno Gubernia Address-Calendar, image 381. Click on the link for that result, and you will see a scan of the corresponding page. The Rothenstein match is in the second line of the last paragraph. That paragraph begins with лек...
by logan
Fri Aug 23, 2013 7:56 am
Forum: Notes
Topic: 1935, 1937, 1938 Przemysl Business Directories
Replies: 0
Views: 13765

1935, 1937, 1938 Przemysl Business Directories

These directories of Przemysl seem to exclude Jewish business owners. If you know why, or where the Jewish business listings can be found, or if you believe this is not true, please share.

Logan
by logan
Wed Aug 14, 2013 10:56 am
Forum: Strategies
Topic: how to search for a surname that is also a town name
Replies: 0
Views: 13541

how to search for a surname that is also a town name

If you are searching for a surname that is also a town name, e.g., London, your search results might be overwhelmed with matches to the town. Here is an imperfect strategy for filtering out the town matches. This strategy only applies if the geographic region where you are looking for your surname d...
by logan
Sun Aug 04, 2013 10:58 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Sorting the lists of sources
Replies: 0
Views: 9394

Sorting the lists of sources

When viewing a list of sources, such as the list of directories , you will now see a sorting option in brackets [] next to the Total Collection header. If you see "show new addition first, within each section," clicking it will sort the sources according to when they were added to the site, rather t...
by logan
Fri Aug 02, 2013 3:54 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Show New Matches First
Replies: 0
Views: 8172

Show New Matches First

Want to see matches in sources added recently? Change the Regular Sort option to New Matches First. In addition to sorting by the date sources were added to the site, sources added within the last week or month will be specially indicated with NEW IN THE LAST WEEK or MONTH.

Logan
by logan
Thu Aug 01, 2013 3:27 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Wildcards
Replies: 0
Views: 11916

Wildcards

Wildcard searching is now possible using the * wildcard at the beginning, end, or both beginning and end of a word. The * will match 0 or more characters. Wildcard searching only works with the (default) Regular Match option, not D-M Soundex or OCR-Adjusted. Examples: kleinw* matches kleinwaks, klei...