Talk:World Archives Project: USHMM - Kraków, Poland, ID Card Applications for Jews During WWII, 1940-1941 (Part 7)
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1. re: Population Card Page 1. According to the instruction surnames for Father & Mother to Head can be foud in the row labeled "Imiona rodzicow;" in the column labeled "Mezczyzna." This field contains both parents' given names but not both parents' surnames only woman's maiden name (nazwisko panieńskie). What should we enter in the surname field for Father to Head? Should we mark it blank? This question applies to Father & Mother to Spouse as well. And what about children's surnames? There're not listed anywhere as well. mieszkow'
2. re: Krakow Street Names.
2. Is there a listing of street names for Krawkow which I can check for accuracy. Since the handwriting is not allways easy to read, it would be nice to have something to refer to. The Street Address field does not auto-populate suggestions like the Surname or Given fields do.
I use the following link for Krakow Streets http://www.mapofpoland.net/Krakow,map.html#photos
3. Population Card Page 1 question- Since the whole document is in Polish, shouldn't we be keying birth months also in Polish? The directions for Population card Page 1 only give German months. -Rebecca 15 April 2014
- A: Rebecca, We typically state what language to key the months but since there isn't it should be keyed with the standard English 3 letter abbreviation. (We will normalize all of the entries so the most important thing is to get the correct month, regardless of language or abbreviations.)Annafechter 18:34, 29 April 2014 (UTC)
Q: I have a Karta Wymeldowania which I am presuming is a Residential Questionnaire. It details a Catholic family moving from Krakow to Warsaw. Do I create two records one showing their move from the ghetto area address and one for their new Warsaw address.
- A: No, key them only once with the first address that is noted on the record.
Q: Similarly to question 1, I have a parents names field showing only given names no surnames. do you want me to create a new record for each parent?
- A: If you can determine that the individual is a male you can copy down the surname. If you can determine that the individual is a female and a maiden name is given (which makes it easier to determine gender) that can be copied down as the father/mother surname.
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