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Submitted by Howard Coupland

Information Picture Question
Category: Translation - Yiddish
Approval Date: 9/21/2014 4:23 PM
Family Surname: Plotkin
Country: England
Town: Leeds
Date of Image: 1916 ?
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Back of photograph written by my grandfather Aron Plotkin naming his four children.

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9/22/2014 1:52 AM "These are my 4 children [affectionately]
I took the photo
when I was at work in the war
1916
These are Hinda'le and Lima[?]
Cheide'le[?] and Chei'le[?]
5 years [old] Arie"

Some names are a little hard to make out (because of the handwritting), and they don't sound familiar to me...
9/22/2014 2:10 AM Here is another version, as I read it:
These are my 4 children
I took them to a photo (studio)
when(before) I went away to war 1916
This is Hindeleh and Elyeh
Reizeleh and Chayaleh
5 years ago
9/23/2014 4:27 AM Line 1: These are my 4 children.
line 2: I took the picture with me
line 3: when I left to take part in the war,
line 4: 1916.
line 5: This is Hinda Leye and (Shiye? Elye? Shloime?)
line 6: Reyzele and Khayele
line 7: 5 years ago.

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