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Submitted by Nancy Summers

Information Picture Question
Category: Translation - Polish
Approval Date: 11/3/2019 3:28 PM
Family Surname: Finkelstein (maiden names)
Country: Ukraine
Town: Warsaw
Date of Image: 1927
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Date: 16 May 1927
[the school was at 17 Dworska street, Warsaw]
[photo studie Świt]

QThis is the back of a photo which I posted separately. I think the handwriting is partly in Russian, partly Polish. The photo is of a graduating class of a nursing school. I assumed it was taken in the 1910s, but it looks like the date of (19)27 is written.

Two of the graduates are my great-aunts. Maiden name Finkelstein; I am trying to track down their married names. The first name of one of the sisters was Sonya (is this an Americanized version of a Yiddish name?). I’m trying to find the given name of the other sister.

I think the name of the photograph studio is also stamped here. Part of it is faded, but anything you can identify would be helpful.

Many thanks
Nancy Summers
Maryland, USA

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10/27/2019 8:26 PM A memento to sister and family from Sonia
16 May 1927
[the school was at 17 Dworska street, Warsaw]
[photo studie Świt]
11/2/2019 11:59 PM It's actually addressed to sister(s), brothers, and nephews.
The word "sister" is cut off, so it's not possible to determine if it's singular or plural.
Words on the bottom say "Your Sonya. I'll send a better one" (photo?).

Sonya is a common Yiddish name (from Hebrew Sofle). The text is indeed in Russian, with the vertical text of the address in Polish.

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