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Peasants, some with musical instruments, celebrate the redistribution of land in the region.

Photograph | Photograph Number: 39700

Peasants, some with musical instruments, celebrate the redistribution of land in the region.

Luba Ginunski, one of the shtetl's leading Communists, distributed land to five hundred poor Polish peasants in the autumn of 1940. Luba, is pictured dressed in black, speaking to a woman with a white kerchief. She survived the war in the Soviet interior and afterwards immigrated to Israel.

Date
March 1940 - May 1940
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: 2002-10-03 00:00:00
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