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Photograph Gallery - Linkuva, Lithuania


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Photograph taken at the wedding of Freda Blumso(h)n and Meier Blumso(h)n, Linkuva, 19xx. Click here for key to photograph and higher definition version




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Wedding of Freda Blumso(h)n and Meier Blumso(h)n, Linkuva, 193x
Detail of subjects in photograph taken at the wedding of Freda Blumso(h)n and Meier Blumso(h)n, Linkuva, 193x
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Linkuva School, 1904/5
Summer camp of the He-Chaluts Ha - Tsa'ir youth movement held in Triskoniai(?) near Linkuva on July 27-29 1934. Identities of several participants known (see full sized photograph).
Summer camp of the He - Chaluts Ha - Tsa'ir youth movement in Linkuva. Photographed on August 19, 1935 (several participants identified)
Summer camp of the He - Chaluts Ha - Tsa'ir youth movement in Linkuva. Photographed on August 19, 1935. Identities of several participants known (see full sized photograph).
Three members of the He - Chaluts Zionist youth movement from the "Ha - Boneh" commune (kibbutz hachshara) in Linkuva. Photographed on September 7, 1934. All subject unidentified ????? Hienka Gurvitz at left
Members of the He - Chaluts Zionist youth movement (kibbutz hachshara) in Linkuva. The young people in the photo are baking matzoh. Photographed on April 24, 1934.
Members of the He - Chaluts youth movement from the "Ha - Boneh" in Linkuva. Photographed on March 31, 1933
Members of the He - Chaluts youth movement from the "Ha - Boneh" pioneering training urban commune (kibbutz hachshara) in Linkuva. Photographed in 1934.
Audio witness testimony by an elderly Lithuanian woman about the killings in Linkuva and the perpetrators. Click photograph to learn more and to listen to the testimony.
Market day in Linkuva, 1924
Photographer David Issroff
(photograph provided by Saul Issroff)
Linkuva taken from Pamusha. The Musha river.
Photographer Enrique Vainer 2003
Linkuva mill that used to belong to a Jewish family, it is located at the entrance of the town.
Photographer Enrique Vainer
Several young people from Linkuva in 1925. From "Afrikaner Yiddisher zeitung 3 April 1953": Zadik Bar, Yitzchak Bar, Frieda Kopelar, Moshe bar, Yudel Mer, (Meir), Moshe Kopelar, Miriam Bar, (bet ayin Resh - others are bet aleph resh), Ester Kopelar, and Meir Blumsohn
Probably (from left to right) Yachne, Aaron or Woolfie, Rochel, Meir (Linkuva, 19xx)
Bezalel and Sarah (Seina?) Blumzon
Linkuva ?193?
Letter from the International Tracing Service of the Red Cross regarding the fate of Meier Blumson (died in Dachau, concentration camp number 84737), Rachil Israelit (nee Blumson, survived the concentration camp and emigrated alone from Munich to the USA in November 1949) and her son (murdered).
On the left: Meyer Blumson and his son Shai, Sarah Epstein and her husband, Meyer's wife Freda. All except Freda were murdered during the Holocaust.
Linkuva 193?
Page from the Lithuanian telephone directory from 1939 with listings for the towns of Leckava, Leipalingus, Lekeciai, Leliunai, Lenkimai, Lesciai, Liduokiai, Lieplauke, and Linkuva
Grave of Reb Betzalel ben Ze'ev Blumzon, Linkuva
Digging to discover the grave of Reb Betzalel ben Ze'ev Blumzon, Linkuva
Grave of Reb Betzalel ben Ze'ev Blumzon, Linkuva
Grave of Reb Betzalel ben Ze'ev Blumzon, Linkuva
Aaron Blumsohn, about 1925
Woolfie and Sarah Blumsohn in 19xx
Woolfie Blumsohn, about 1978
Blumsohn family in Linkuva about 1916. Back row left to right: Rochel, Seine, Yachne, Bezalel, Meier. Front row left to right: Sarah, Woolfie, Aaron
Leslie Goldblatt from Linkuva (author of "It was but yesterday")
Family Gurvitz murdered in Linkuva (part of a set - click on photograph for complete set)."
Family Gurvitz murdered in Linkuva (part of a set - click on photograph for complete set)."
Family Gurvitz murdered in Linkuva (part of a set - click on photograph for complete set)."
Family Gurvitz murdered in Linkuva (part of a set - click on photograph for complete set)."
Family Gurvitz murdered in Linkuva (part of a set - click on photograph for complete set)."
Set of several photographs from Enrique Vainer (click on thumbnail to see the set). Family picture taken pre-1938. Nejama Gersh has a white flower in her dress, below on the right is Nochem Hershl Gersh. On his right is Jana Mer, next is Shimon Gersh my uncle, his wife and mother in law, then one of my grandfathers' sisters, and her husband, Zorech Kruger. Above on the left side is Masha Gersh. My mother worked some time in Linkuva and left Europe for Mexico in August 1939. She never heard anything again from her family that stayed at home."
Pig's head at the site of mass killing of women and children.
Linkuva September 1994
Photograph by Eliezer Girsh
Mass killing site of women and children (near pigsty)
Linkuva September 1994
Photograph by Eliezer Girsh
"Linkuva"
Linkuva September 1994
Photograph by Eliezer Girsh
Mass killing site of men from Linkuva, located in Dvarukai near Pamusha, 6 Km. away from Linkuva
September 1994
Photograph by Eliezer Girsh
Murder site
Linkuva
Photograph by Enrique Vainer 2003
Old Linkuva Jewish cemetry
Photograph by Enrique Vainer 2003
Beit Kneset 5650 (Old Synagogue)
Linkuva 1995
Photograph Bruce Kahn
Bezalel Blumzon
Linkuva about 1930
Photograph donated by Hillel Blecher
Home of Chana Dvora and Yudel Issroff
Linkuva 1924
Photograph by David Issroff (Archive Saul Issroff)
Tombstone Grunja Girsch (br David)
Linkuva 1924
Photograph by David Issroff (Archive Saul Issroff)
Tombstone Grunja Girsch (br David)
Linkuva 1995
Photograph by Bruce Kahn
Sheila Issroff and Friends
Linkuva 1924
Photograph by David Issroff (Archive Saul Issroff)
Linkuva postoffice, Sheila Issroff (with hat second right)
Linkuva 1924
Photograph by David Issroff (Archive Saul Issroff)
David Issroff getting off a train
Pamusis 1924
Photograph by Sheila Issroff (Archive Saul Issroff)
Detailed aerial photograph of Linkuva in August 1944
German Flown, Original 1:14000 GX751F13625 (Scanned by Saul Issroff)
Thumbnail version of plot map of Linkuva in 1863.
Group road repairs
Linkuva about 1930
Photographer unknown, Archive Saul Issroff
Annual fair
Linkuva about 1930
Photographer unknown, Archive Saul Issroff
Parade
Linkuva about 1930
Photographer unknown, Archive Saul Issroff
Linkuva Synagogue
Linkuva Gymnasium
Shaul Girsh - grandfather of Eliezer Girsh, was in Shauliai getto with Shimon. Photograph from Eliezer Girsh.
Shulamit is Eliezer's and Shimon's sister. She was killed by lithuanians with her mother Mania in women's and childrens grave near the Linkuva. Photograph from Eliezer Girsh.
Mania with Eliezer (born 1920) and Shimon (father, born 1925). The picture is from about 1927-1928. Eliezer was killed in Shauliai in 1942. Photograph from Eliezer Girsh, son of Shimon.
Eliezer Girsh
All identities uncertain.
Linkuva ?193?
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