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The inauguration of an electrical power plant building, which also housed the new electric flour and saw mills.

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    The inauguration of an electrical power plant building, which also housed the new electric flour and saw mills.
    The inauguration of an electrical power plant building, which also housed the new electric flour and saw mills.

The power plant was built and owned by the Kiuchefski family and Moshe Kaganowicz.  Standing in front of the building are (left to right) Shlomo Kiuchefski, Dora Zlotnik Berkowicz, Zeev Kaganowicz, and wife, Masha (née Kiuchefski).  

Two Kaganowicz brothers, Moshe and Zeev married two Kiuchefski sisters, Hannah and Masha.  Moshe and Hannah moved to Vilna.  In addition to his partnership in the electric power plant, Moshe also served as an agent for a cosmetic company.  Dora immigrated to Palestine; Zeev and Masha were murdered by the Germans; Shlomo was killed by the AK.

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    The inauguration of an electrical power plant building, which also housed the new electric flour and saw mills.

    The power plant was built and owned by the Kiuchefski family and Moshe Kaganowicz. Standing in front of the building are (left to right) Shlomo Kiuchefski, Dora Zlotnik Berkowicz, Zeev Kaganowicz, and wife, Masha (née Kiuchefski).

    Two Kaganowicz brothers, Moshe and Zeev married two Kiuchefski sisters, Hannah and Masha. Moshe and Hannah moved to Vilna. In addition to his partnership in the electric power plant, Moshe also served as an agent for a cosmetic company. Dora immigrated to Palestine; Zeev and Masha were murdered by the Germans; Shlomo was killed by the AK.
    Photographer
    Rephael Lejbowicz
    Date
    1931
    Locale
    Eisiskes, [Nowogrodek] Poland
    Variant Locale
    Eishyshok
    Eshishuk
    Eyshishkes
    Ejszyszki
    Eishishkes
    Lithuania
    Photo Credit
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of The Shtetl Foundation

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    Photo Source
    The Shtetl Foundation (Yad Vashem Photo and Film Archives)
    Copyright: Agency Agreement
    Provenance: Kagonowicz Family
    Source Record ID: RN60-1
    Published Source
    There Once Was a World - Eliach, Yaffa - Little, Brown - p. 283
    Restriction
    NOT FOR RELEASE without the permission of the The Shtetl Foundation

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    Artifact Photographer
    Arnold Kramer
    Record last modified:
    2002-09-25 00:00:00
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