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Staff of the soup kitchen in Eisiskes.

Photograph | Photograph Number: 39663

Staff of the soup kitchen in Eisiskes.

The soup kitchen was established during World War I to prevent large-scale starvation and served both Jews and non-Jews. It also was the town's first coed voluntary society.

Among those pictured are Meir Kiuchefski, Maneh Michalowski, the Lewinson sisters, Zivia Hutner, and members of the Sonenson, Abelowicz and Schneider families.

Date
1941
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: 2002-09-25 00:00:00
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