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Subject: Re: [G-P-L] Update 2
Date: Mon, 14 Jan 2008 08:01:48 EST
Wolf: I think I had better start with proofreading passenger lists. After
doing some proofreading, I might be able to "graduate" to transcribing
passenger lists. Let me know if this would be helpful. Cal
In a message dated 1/12/2008 7:41:52 P.M. Eastern Standard Time,
thanks a lot for responding to my "cry" for HELP.
It will be quite helpful to have at least a little German knowledge,
but it is not necessary.
I'm glad for any help I can get and it is pretty well up to you to decide
what you like to do most..
The simplest thing would be transcribing passengerlists, where
you just write down what you see ,or you can do some proofreading
with already transcribed lists..
Another thing would we just to type printed text, sometimes in German and/or
Or helping with organizing things... or helping with Excel sheets.. or
Well, this could be an endless list..
Please let me know what you can and want to do, it will be very much
Thanks a lot in advance and have a nice weekend,
> Wolf: I have a little knowledge of German, but it has been quite awhile
> since I first acquired it. It's been almost 50 years since I passed a
> proficiency for my Ph.D. at the University of Florida. My mother's
> German and Swiss and my father's paternal family is German. So, I have a
> little knowledge because of my lineage. How much that would enable me to
> you, I'm not sure, but I would like to help if I can.
> BTW, I have searched for years for both sets of great grandparents on
> Passenger Lists and have not had any success. One of my great
> according to family lore, from Bavaria, but was in the Prussian Army.
> was from Hesse and he lost his oldest son in the U.S. Civil War. Another
> from Switzerland. Who knows, I might have some success with them if I
> some volunteer work on Passenger Lists.
> Let me know if you think I might be of some help to you. Cal Knobeloch
> In a message dated 1/10/2008 2:55:16 P.M. Eastern Standard Time,
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