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A large Jewish family from Brest poses for a group wedding portrait.

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    A large Jewish family from Brest poses for a group wedding portrait.
    A large Jewish family from Brest  poses for a group wedding portrait.

Among those pictured are Chaim and Grunya Chinkes.  None of those pictured survived.  The photograph was sent to the brother of the groom, who had immigrated to Argentina before the war.

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    A large Jewish family from Brest poses for a group wedding portrait.

    Among those pictured are Chaim and Grunya Chinkes. None of those pictured survived. The photograph was sent to the brother of the groom, who had immigrated to Argentina before the war.
    Date
    1935
    Locale
    Brest, [Belarus; Brest] Poland
    Variant Locale
    Brzesc Nad Bugiem
    Brest-Litovsk
    Brzesc Litewski
    Brzesc
    Belarus
    Brisk
    Photo Credit
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Norberto Chirkes

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    Photo Source
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
    Copyright: United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
    Provenance: Norberto Chirkes

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    Biography
    Norberto Chirkes is the son of Eiber Chinkes. Eiber was the son of Chaim and Grunya Chinkes. He was born in Brest (Brzesc) where his father owned a shoe factory. He immigrated to Argentina in 1934 to join his older brother Adolf who had previously emigrated. Two of his sisters came to the United States before the war. His parents and four other siblings perished during the Holocaust.
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    2008-11-03 00:00:00
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