Re:Ellen Greenspan request for photo of Springbrunner Street

From: Merle Kastner <>
Date: Tue, 16 Dec 2003 07:34:30 -0500

Great idea! Sort of a family-finder.

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From: "jerome schatten" <>
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Sent: Tuesday, December 16, 2003 12:30 AM
Subject: Re:Ellen Greenspan request for photo of Springbrunner Street

> Simon... This sounds like a great idea. In fact such a
> spreadsheet can be posted to the website in html so everyone can
> look at it. Another possible spreadsheet that I've been thinking
> about for a while would be simply the Czernowitz family names
> that the list members are researching and possibly (but not
> necessarily) the e-mail addresses of the researchers.
> On another but related note to your idea Simon, I've received
> from Natasha at Hesed Shushana in Czernowitz, the images of a
> 1911 street directory (in German) for Czernowitz proper. The
> resolution is good but the print is very small, and so another
> lister and I have been working on enlarging and enhancing the
> images (four pages). It is not an easy read, but it's looking
> possible. If anyone is interested in translating or transcribing
> it or even looking at it, it's at
> There are six image files there. 2.2a.jpg and 2.2b.jpg are two
> first attempts at enlarging and enhancing 2.2.jpg. Just click on
> the filenames and use your browser's 'back' and 'forward' buttons
> to have a look at the images. I would be interested to know if
> there is enough general interest in the directory for us to keep
> plugging away at the images. If anyone is an image wizard out
> there and wants to try their hand at making things more legible,
> that would be great.
> Is it too early to wish everyone a happy Chanukah? If not, happy
> Chanukah. If so, well, happy Chanukah anyway!
> Best,
> jerome
> Simon Kreindler wrote:
> >
> > Dear Fellow Czernowitz "Listers"
> >
> > After seening Ellen Greenspan's post re her GGGF's address at 23
> > Springbrunner Street, it occurred to me that since we are now a very
> > substantial group and have excellent street maps of Czernowitz, it might
> > be interesting to try and compile a list of the addresses of where our
> > families lived in Czernowitz (if there are enough of us who know the
> > street names and numbers). If we could accumulate a significant number
> > of names and addresses it could possibly help us learn who some of our
> > ancestor's friends and neighbours might have been. Who knows what
> > connections this could one day lead to?
> >
> > If there is some interest in doing this I would be glad to compile the
> > list on an Excel spread sheet and share it with everyone.
> >
> > Best regards,
> >
> > Simon
Received on 2003-12-16 07:56:10

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