[Cz-L] Slefuitor

From: Iris AlRoy <mermamma_at_gmail.com_at_nowhere.org>
Date: Thu, 23 Mar 2017 08:52:01 -0700
To: Czernowitz Genealogy and History <czernowitz-l_at_list.cornell.edu>
Reply-To: Iris AlRoy <mermamma_at_gmail.com>

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Hi all,
I'm researching a relative named Sigmund Schmatnik. When I do a blog post
more than just a list of facts, I like to dig into a detail about the
person's life. In Sigmund's case, one of the facts I know about him is that
he was a 'Slefuitor'.

This translates to 'polisher'. Would this mean a metalworker, or a gem
cutter? A carpenter? I'd like to expound on what it was like to have this
job during this time.

Curious what list members know of this occupation and what resources I
could find on what the job was like during WW1 and WW2 Romania.

Bianca, if I had finished reading your lovely book, I might know, but I am
only halfway through!



Iris AlRoy

mermamma at gmail.com

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