日本―ブラジル移民渡航者名簿, 1927–1941


Record Fields and Indexing Instructions

Image Type

Image Type

To describe the image, click in the Image Type field, and then click the down arrow at the right side of the field. Select an option from the list according to the following instructions.

If the image is normal and has information to be indexed, select Normal. Then press Tab or Enter.

If the image is blank, an exact duplicate of another image, or unreadable, select the corresponding option from the list. If the data on the image does not match the indexing form, select No Extractable Data Image. Press Tab or Enter, and, on the warning message, click Yes.

Click here to see an example: No Extractable Data Image

Era of Departure

Era of Departure

Select the era of the departure year from the dropdown list: 昭和,大正,明治,慶応,元治,文久,万延,安政,嘉永,弘化

If the era was not recorded, press Tab to skip this field.

Click here to see an example: 大正

Year of Departure

Year of Departure

Type the year in arabic numerals.

If there is no year, you may be able to determine the year from other data on the record or from the previous or next image. If you still cannot determine the year, type what was written on the record.

If the year was not recorded, press Tab to skip this field.

Click here to see an example: 11

Month of Departure

Month of Departure

Type the number of the month in arabic numerals: 1,2,3, etc.

If the month was not recorded, press Tab to skip this field.

Click here to see an example: 9

Day of Departure

Day of Departure

Type the day in arabic numerals.

If the day was not recorded, press Tab to skip this field.

Click here to see an example: 12

Relationship

Relationship

Not all forms have the relationship recorded, but if it is recorded, type it in this field. Use the lookup list for assistance.

If there are ditto marks, type the relationship from the previous record.

If the relationship was not recorded, press Tab to skip this field.

Click here to see an example: 長女

Surname (Kanji)

Surname (Kanji)

Type the surname in kanji in this field.

The surname is usually written before the given name. Watch the names carefully, and be sure to type the names into the correct fields on the indexing screen. There may be names from other cultures included. If you cannot determine if a name is a given name or a surname, index the name in the Given Name field.

The surname may have been written only once for the first member of the family. However, it needs to be repeated for each family member.

If family names start on one page and continue to the page you are indexing, you should be able to find the surname from the previous image by doing the following:

  • On the menu bar, click View.
  • Click Show Previous/Next Image.
  • The previous or next image will be the image you see on the right side of the double screen.
  • Click the Previous Image button.
  • Scroll to find the last surname on the previous image.
  • Type the surname for each person in the family on the page you are indexing.

If the surname was not recorded, or cannot be determined from the previous image, press Ctrl+B to mark this field as blank.

Click here to see an example: 平松

Given Name (Kanji)

Given Name (Kanji)

Type the given name in kanji in this field.

The given name is usually written after the surname. Watch the names carefully, and be sure to type the names in the correct fields on the indexing screen. There may be names from other cultures included. If you cannot determine if a name is a given name or a surname, index the name in this field.

If given name was not recorded, press Ctrl+B to mark this field as blank.

Click here to see an example: 善四郎

Surname (Katakana)

Surname (Katakana)

After typing the surname in the Surname (Kanji) field, translate it into katakana and type it in this field.

If the Surname (Kanji) field was marked blank, press Ctrl+B to mark this field as blank.

Click here to see an example: ヒラマツ

Given Name (Katakana)

Given Name (Katakana)

After typing the given name in the Given Name (Kanji) field, translate it into katakana and type it in this field.

If the Given Name (Kanji) field was marked blank, press Ctrl+to mark this field as blank.

Click here to see an example: ゼンシロウ

Prefecture

Prefecture

Type the prefecture of the permanent address in this field.

If the prefecture has been misspelled, spell it correctly. If it has been abbreviated, and you can determine what the abbreviation stands for, type the complete name instead of the abbreviation. Use the lookup list for assistance. If there is any question as to what the abbreviation stands for, index what was written excluding punctuation.

If the prefecture was not recorded or was written as a variation of the word "unknown," press Cntl+B to mark this field as blank.

Click here to see an example: 福島

County

County

Type the county of the permanent address in this field.

If the county has been misspelled, spell it correctly. If it has been abbreviated, and you can determine what the abbreviation stands for, type the complete name instead of the abbreviation. Use the lookup list for assistance. If there is any question as to what the abbreviation stands for, index what was written excluding punctuation.

If the county was not recorded or was written as a variation of the word "unknown," press Cntl+B to mark this field as blank.

Click here to see an example: 安達

Era of Birth

Era of Birth

Select the era of the birth year from the dropdown list:  昭和,大正,明治,慶応,元治,文久,万延,安政,嘉永,弘化

If the era was not recorded, press Cntl+B to skip this field.

Click here to see an example: 明治

Birth Year

Birth Year

Type the year in arabic numerals.

If the year was not recorded or was written as a variation of the word "unknown," press Cntl+B to mark this field as blank.

Click here to see an example: 29

Birth Month

Birth Month

Type the number of the month in arabic numberals: 1,2,3, etc.

If the month was not recorded, press Cntl+B to mark this field as blank.

Click here to see an example: 2

Birth Day

Birth Day

Type the day in arabic numerals.

If the day was not recorded, press Cntl+B to mark this field as blank.

Click here to see an example: 5

Age at Departure

Age at Departure

Type the age arabic numerals.

Index only full years. If fractions of years were recorded, round down to the nearest full year. If less than one year was recorded, index the age as 0 (zero).

If the age was not recorded or was written as a variation of the word "unknown," press Tab to skip this field. Do not attempt to calculate the person's age.

Click here to see an example: 18

Destination Country

Destination Country

Type the destination country of the emigrant.

If the country has been misspelled, spell it correctly. If it has been abbreviated, and you can determine what the abbreviation stands for, type the complete name instead of the abbreviation. Use the lookup list for assistance. If there is any question as to what the abbreviation stands for, index what was written excluding punctuation.

If the state or country was not recorded or was written as a variation of the word "unknown," press Tab to skip this field.

Click here to see an example: フィリピン

Destination State or Province

Destination State or Province

Type the destination state or province of the emigrant.

If the state or province has been misspelled, spell it correctly. If it has been abbreviated, and you can determine what the abbreviation stands for, type the complete name instead of the abbreviation. Use the lookup list for assistance. If there is any question as to what the abbreviation stands for, index what was written excluding punctuation.

If the state or province was not recorded or was written as a variation of the word "unknown," press Tab to skip this field.

Click here to see an example: Tab

Destination City or Town

Destination City or Town

Type the destination city or town of the emigrant.

If the city or town has been misspelled, spell it correctly. If it has been abbreviated, and you can determine what the abbreviation stands for, type the complete name instead of the abbreviation. Use the lookup list for assistance. If there is any question as to what the abbreviation stands for, index what was written excluding punctuation.

If the city or town was not recorded or was written as a variation of the word "unknown," press Tab to skip this field.

Click here to see an example: マニラ