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Lidsky family photographs

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    Overview

    Description
    The collection consists of two photographs: a formal picture showing the donor's father, Rebbe Leib Cwik, in a jacket and hat and the other picture of five women, one young boy, and one young girl in three hammocks.
    Collection Creator
    Ella Lidsky
    Biography
    Ella Lidsky (born Ella Cwik) was bornin 1925 in Vilna, Poland (now Vilnius , Lithuania) to Leib and Szejna Cwik. She was in school in the Soviet Union when World War II started. Her parents and six sisters perished during the Holocaust, but she and her older brother, Pinchas, who had immigrated to Palestine in the 1930s, survived. Ella graduated from Odessa Pedagogical Institute after the war and worked as an elementary school teacher in Poland and then in Israel after she immigrated in 1957. She immigrated to the United States in 1962, settled in New York City, and married Alexander Lidsky, a physician who was also a Holocaust survivor from Vilna.

    Physical Details

    Genre/Form
    Photographs.
    Extent
    1 folder

    Rights & Restrictions

    Conditions on Access
    There are no known restrictions on access to this material.
    Conditions on Use
    The Museum is in the process of determining the possible use restrictions that may apply to material(s) in this collection.

    Keywords & Subjects

    Personal Name
    Cwik, Leib.

    Administrative Notes

    Provenance
    Ella Lidsky donated these photographs to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Photo Archives on Apr. 8, 2003.
    Record last modified:
    2023-02-24 14:06:28
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