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Six friends who were members of Club 21.

Photograph | Photograph Number: 39078

Six friends who were members of Club 21.

In 1921, twenty-one teenage girls, all Hebrew students established an apolitical friendship society and named it Club 21. Their younger sisters decided to establish a similar club, simply named Our Circle. Many of these young women emigrated or moved to larger towns during the 1930s.

Zipporah Katz (later Sonenson) is on top. Front row on the left is Matle Sonenson (later Shereshefski), sister-in-law of Zipporah Katz Sonenson. Zipporah Katz Sonenson was murdered by the Polish Home Army in October 1944 after the liberation of Eisiskes. Matle Sonenson Shereshefski survived in Siberia and later immigrated to the United States.

Photographer
Yitzhak Uri Katz
Date
1930
Variant Locale
Eishyshok
Eshishuk
Eyshishkes
Ejszyszki
Eishishkes
Lithuania
Photo Credit
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of The Shtetl Foundation
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Record last modified: 2002-10-07 00:00:00
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