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Convert Jewish dates
You can use the JewishGen Calendar Converter at

Locate U.S. Cemeteries
This is a great site for locating any cemetery in a U.S. county
Select the State
Type in the County name
Under "Feature Type" select: Cemetery
Click on "Send Query"
From there, you can get a variety of maps for the location,
even aerial maps for some places.

Research Hamburg Shipping Lists
Those who are researching ancestors who embarked in Hamburg, during
the period of 1850 thru 1934, will find this site of great interest:
For the period above, they have the Hamburg departure passenger lists
with about 5 million names. If the person is found, one can obtain a
copy of the original passenger list. You can correspond with them in
German or English.

Scan photographs and documents
For an introduction to photograph and document scanning, see
This site includes special pages on the restoration of genealogical photographs:
and colour correction of faded slides: